Articles for February, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
Industry sees rapid increase in revenue, job growth    February 14, 2017 – Washington, D.C. – The U.S. video game industry employs more than 220,000 individuals according to new data released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). Video Games in the 21st Century: The 2017 Report states that the U.S. video game industry is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
They’re gross, funny, yucky and sick! Madballs and Kidrobot present the Madballs 4” foam figures. Featuring fan favorites Dust Brian, Horn Head, Oculus Orbus, Screamin Meamie, Skull Face and Slobulus these squeezable foam balls are a must have for any gross out collection!! You can order them here.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and HANGZHOU, China, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), the leading global childhood play and development company, today announced a new strategic partnership with Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA), the world’s largest online and mobile commerce company. Leveraging Mattel’s iconic brands and expertise in play as well as Alibaba’s wealth of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
  Cartoon Network Enterprises is broadening its licensing program around popular Adult Swim brand Rick and Morty by expanding its partnership with Funko, the world’s leading creator of pop culture collectibles. The company has been named master toy partner for Rick and Morty, and will help bring the critically acclaimed animated series to life with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
The second in a series of four villains based on an original illustration from renowned artist James Jean. TOKYO, FEBRUARY 13, 2017 – Good Smile Company Inc., premier Japanese collectible figure maker, announced that preorders are currently open for Bebop, the second collectible statue featuring the villains from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles being created together with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
Harley Quinn, the deranged and psychotic poster girl for the terrifying allure of chaos is the darling of DC Comics. Both adorable and dangerous Harley Quinn is the Joker’s devoted girlfriend. When not up to no good what pleases Harley most is making the Clown Prince of Crime happy. Now we proudly present her in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
The deadly line-up is being unveiled at North American International Toy Fair 2017 in New York. ALPHARETTA, Ga., Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AMC’s popular characters: Daryl, Negan and Rick, as well as other survivors of the hit television series, “The Walking Dead” are set to join the Royal Bobbles family, giving “The Walking Dead”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
MONOGRAM is excited to bring you our Beauty & the Beast Blind Bag Collection, Item# 86035. This series includes 2 exclusive characters and 11 characters total. Available in time for Disney’s Live Action Movie release Beauty & the Beast starring Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as Beast & Luke Evans as Gaston. Look out for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
New MSV Exhibition to Feature Original Works by Renowned Comic Book Artist Alex Ross Superheroes and Superstars: The Works of Alex Ross Opens on February 11 Winchester, VA 02/7/17…Superheroes and Superstars: The Works of Alex Ross—a new exhibition featuring the work of one of the world’s greatest comic book artists—will be on view in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2017
RANDOM ENCOUNTER: SEAS OF THE SEA CHICKEN SAILS INTO PORT THIS MAY A fiendishly fowl game in the wacky world of Random Encounter! Monday February 13, 2017 – ‘Arrrrrrrrm yourself with a whole new set of powerful encounters in this new expansion brought to you by Jamie Keddie, designer of the original Random Encounter card game….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2017
The Avengers, X-Men, Defenders, Inhumans, Champions, and more galvanize as one New York, NY—February 10, 2017 — What if your greatest ally was secretly your greatest enemy? Beginning May 3rd, prepare for Marvel Comics’ SECRET EMPIRE! Blockbuster creators Nick Spencer, Steve McNiven, Andrea Sorrentino and Leinil Yu are ready to challenge the entire Marvel Universe…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2017
We want to make art history a little more fun by turning Vincent Van Gogh into an action figure!   WHY AN ACTION FIGURE? For the last 2 years, Today Is Art Day had a mission to make art and art history more fun and attractive to a wider audience. We have built an incredible…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2017
Defend the Milky Way Galaxy from harm with new Guardians of the Galaxy Pin Mate™ figures – in stock today at entertainmentearth.com. Every character-inspired figure is marked with an individual number within the Marvel Pin Mate™ series – on the packaging as well as on the bottom of each figure’s circular base: Star-Lord (#21), Gamora…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 11, 2017
I’ve been bitten. I love these tiny wooden heroes and villains. They are 3 to a pack, 3$ per pack, I’ve been buying 2 or 3 packs per week (I’m calling purchases for a week a round) for the last several weeks.  But round 4 was not kind to the collector in me. Round 4….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2017
Watch Hasbro’s Marvel action figures come-to-life in a stop-motion animated short, proving that it doesn’t matter if you are big or small, anyone can rise up to the challenge and save the day.   In support of the Marvel Heroes Come In All Sizes campaign, Hasbro partnered with Tongal to produce this new stop-motion short…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2017
(BALTIMORE, MD) – (February 09, 2017) – The Empire and Rebellion clash at local comic shops as Diamond Comic Distributors and Beast Kingdom offer more selections from their line of PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Egg Attack Figures. The Rebellion’s new U-Wing fighter utilizes unique electromagnetic attraction and repulsion principles to float in the air—unveiled just before…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2017
BBC Home Entertainment is bringing Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio to Blu-ray and DVD in two weeks, with previously unannounced bonus content.   Catch up on the Doctor’s latest adventure with Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio on Blu-ray and DVD February 21, 2017, with newly announced bonus content.   DOCTOR WHO:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2017
More exciting news from Hasbro! The Marvel Legends Series 12-inch HULK and THOR figures were revealed earlier today. Both figures will be available this Fall, with THOR retailing at $49.99 and HULK standing at an impressive 14.5 inches tall and retailing at $74.99.   In addition, while fans got their first glimpse of the Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2017
  HILLSIDE, NJ – February 9, 2017 – WizKids is excited to announce the release of the second Teenage Muntant Ninja Turtles Dice Masters Box Set, Heroes in a Half Shell. Designed by Mike Elliott and Eric M. Long, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Dice Masters: Heroes in a Half Shell Box Set expands on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2017
Don’t forget that you must enter this online raffle in order to win a priority ticket with a reserved time to visit the Funko booth at ECCC! A list of shared exclusives will be announced the week of the show! Pop! Ride: Hanna-Barbera – Hong Kong Phooey (3000pc LE) Pop Television: Stranger Things – Eleven…

 

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