Articles for January, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2017
Funko Playmobil The Funko Playmobil figures are finally here! In February we announced this historic partnership, and now the 6” figures are making their way onto shelves! Collect these fun and nostalgic figures soon! Ghostbusters Parapsychologist research professors Raymond Stantz and Peter Venkman are here to save the day! Willy Wonka Journey to the Wonka…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2017
AMC released today the official synopsis and three new images from the highly anticipated second half of “The Walking Dead” Season 7, which returns on Sunday, February 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.   Synopsis: The first half of Season 7 saw Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and the group broken by Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), forced to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2017
(BALTIMORE, MD) – (January 9, 2017) – The Scarlet Speedster and Emerald Archer come alive from The CW’s critically acclaimed primetime television shows Flash and Arrow as Diamond and Icon Heroes present three PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Statues. These Flash and Arrow statues are exquisite, standing at 7 3/8” and 8 5/8” tall respectively. Made of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2017
New Pipken Labbit Now Available Plus Exclusive Online Alternative Colorway Boulder, Colo. — Jan. 10, 2016 — Kidrobot, the world’s premiere designer and retailer of limited edition art toys and apparel, has teamed up with renowned artist Scott Tolleson, to bring fans Pipken Labbit, a preppy new take on the classic Labbit platform. The seven-inch…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2017
Wobblers: Marvel Avengers Steve Rogers and Tony Stark are coming as Wobblers! Iron Man and Captain America stand 6″ tall and combine the style of Pop! with the classic wobble of bobble-heads!   Coming in January!   Pop! Marvel: GwenPool Gwen Poole, aka GwenPool, has left the real world to join the world of Funko…

 

It’s that time of year again, kids!  Time for one of my favorite annual rituals; My top ten collectibles of the year.  2016 was a banner year for toys & collectibles.  I think I speak for several of us here when I say that I spent WAYYY too much last year.  But you know what?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2017
New Kidrobot x Crayola Coloring Critter Blind Box Mini Series Figures and Medium Art Figure Collection Now Available Boulder, Colo. — Jan. 6, 2016 — Kidrobot, the world’s premiere designer and online retailer of limited edition art toys and apparel, and Crayola, the worldwide leader in children’s creative expression products, have joined creative forces to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2017
“It’s Father’s Day! And I got my cake! Haaaaaappy Father’s Day!” Monstarz proudly presents CREEPSHOW Monstarz initial Creepshow release is…. Nathan Grantham from Creepshow’s tale “Father’s Day” A retro style collectible that will fit in perfectly with most 3.75in scaled action figure lines. Action figure features: 9 points of articulation Hinged jaw Interchangeable hands Head…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2017
Additional information to be revealed in New York at Toy Fair 2017 JANUARY 9, 2017 – Leading action figure and collectibles maker NECA announced today that it has acquired the license to BLADE RUNNER 2049, the hotly anticipated sequel to the legendary sci-fi movie. The company plans to release a full range of figures, die…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2017
I had to run out to my local Target tonight, and of course I swung by the toy department.  In addition to the new Playmates Voltron end cap, the other new items I spotted were these Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro Mutants.  They only had 3 of the 4 of them on the pegs, Raph…

 

by Abby Pickett
January 9, 2017
The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) wishes to announce their seventh biannual charity lapel pin.  The 2017 pin features beloved droid BB-8 projecting a missing map section including the club’s signature Washington Monument.  Seventh in the series of high-quality cloisonné pins, and officially licensed by Lucasfilm Ltd., each pin is individually…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2017
A legendary defender tends to attract the attention of legendary enemies. The lions of lore return to protect the universe as it hangs in the balance between good and evil. About Netflix: Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 83 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2017
Following up their very successful Zombie themed figures, the theme of Mattel’s next line of mash-ups is MUTANTS!  This new wave of 6 figures is hitting stores now. The line-up includes:  Sting, Brock Lesnar, Finn Balor, Bray Wyatt, Stardust and John Cena.     Here’s a look at the cardback:

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2017
(BALTIMORE, MD) – (January 6, 2017) – Luke Cage and Iron Fist—two stars of Marvel’s Netflix series—make their way to your local comic shops in their classic outfits with a new line of Marvel PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures.   You’ll find two excellent depictions of Marvel Comics’ Luke Cage and kung-fu master…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2017
While out and about today I came across a display at my local Toys R Us of the new Hasbro products bases on the upcoming Disney Live-Action Beauty and the Beast feature film. The line includes the sort of dolls you would expect from this film such as village and castle versions of Belle: And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2017
UBTECH’s Award-Winning Robotics Combined With the Power of Amazon Alexa Delivers Lifelike Human-to-Robot Interface LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CES – UBTECH Robotics, the company that created the cutting-edge Alpha Series of humanoid robots, today introduced Lynx: a humanoid robot with Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service. Lynx combines UBTECH’s award-winning proprietary robotics with the automatic speech recognition, natural…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2017
(BALTIMORE, MD) – (January 5, 2016) – The Midnight King screams into comic shops as Diamond Comic Distributors and Funko present a new line of Marvel PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures.   Fans will find two regal figures of Marvel Comics’ Black Bolt, the leader of the Inhumans and star of the upcoming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2017
STAR WARS 40TH ANNIVERSARY PLUSHES To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope Comic Images has released a line of plush figures inspired by the original 1977 toy line! Each Star Wars plush stands 10 inches tall and features articulated arms and legs. $14.99 DC AND MARVEL PAPERWEIGHT BUSTS From the Civil…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2017
This animated entry in the “Star Wars” franchise fills the gap between the events of “Episode III” and “Episode IV.” Imperial forces occupy a remote planet and are ruling — and ruining — its inhabitants’ lives with an iron fist. A clever, disparate crew aboard the starship Ghost takes a stand against the Empire, facing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2017
In this video we take a peek inside of Funko’s new Marvel Collector Corps X-Men box.  This box shipped in December of 2016.  Let’s open it up and see what exclusive goodies that Funko has packed inside! The next box up for order is ‘Superhero Showdown’ themed.   You can order it HERE on www.CollectorCorps.com.

 

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