Articles for May, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2017
Legion M Presents ICON: Celebrating Stan Lee,  The First Ever Fan-Hosted Ceremony In TCL Chinese Theatre History HOLLYWOOD, CA–On July 18, and on the eve of San Diego Comic-Con, the iconic creator and force behind Marvel Comics, STAN LEE, will put his handprints and footprints in cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX®….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2017
Pop! Game of Thrones Ahead of the highly anticipated return of season 7, Game of Thrones ® Pop! figures by Funko are back this June with an all new collection that features an updated look at three fan-favorite characters from the hit HBO® series, plus three new characters making their Funko Pop! debuts. Notable for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2017
Powerhouse Film Slate Includes Iconic DC Franchises Wonder Woman, Justice League and Aquaman, and Second Installment of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts Film Series in 2018 and much more in 2019 and beyond, including Godzilla 2 Award-Winning Franchise DC Super Hero Girls Expands Immersive World with New Innovative Content, Product and Programs, Including a New Television…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2017
The pre-order for the new Collector’s Choice and Club Grayskull assortments of figures is ending soon on Friday, June 2nd. Each assortment contains 4 new deluxe 7-inch MOTU Classic figures sculpted by the Four Horsemen! The figures will come packaged in a brand new blister package featuring new artwork inspired by the iconic vintage Masters of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2017
“What I’ve done at S.T.A.R. Labs is change the world, Jesse, unlocking the mysteries of the universe, and when you don’t have a key to the lock, sometimes you have to kick in the door.” – Dr. Harrison Wells No need to kick in the door to S.T.A.R. Labs with our latest San Diego Comic-Con…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2017
Checker Book Publishing Group has announced that it has purchased the publishing rights to the classic super hero themed role playing game Superhero 2044 from Gamescience Publishing. Superhero 2044 was the first commercially available superhero-themed role playing game at the dawn of the industry appearing in 1977 shortly after the explosive launch of early games…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2017
ARRIVES ON Ultra HD BLU-RAY™, BLU-RAY™ DELUXE GIFTSET, bLU-RAY™ AND DVD AUGUST 29   A New Original Story From Animation Icon Bruce Timm   BURBANK, CA (May 30, 2017) — A looming global catastrophe forces Batman and Nightwing to partner with an unlikely hero in Batman and Harley Quinn, the next entry in the popular…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2017
NECA is going to reveal some incredible Turtle news later today in the form of some SDCC exclusive sets: It’s #turtletuesday and today we’re going to blow your mind with a multi-part reveal of the biggest convention exclusive we’ve ever done. Stay tuned! The full reveal/announcment is coming today at 3pm EST.  In the meantime…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2017
23 Spaceships! The Definitive Collection of Battlestar Galactica and Buck Rogers  Spaceship Filming Miniatures Assembled Over 25 Years By One Collector Are Going Up for Auction At Profiles in History’s Hollywood Auction 89 On June 26th, 27th and 28th in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES- May 30th, 2017– Profiles in History is proud to announce, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2017
Pop! Movies: Kingsman The Kingsman agents and their foes are joining forces with Funko! From the British spy action-comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service,  comes Harry in his dapper suit, Eggsy with his pug, the internet billionaire Valentine and his right-hand Gazelle — all receiving the Pop! vinyl treatment! Add them to your collection this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2017
Negotiate Your Way to the Top in Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant – Coming Soon! Hillside, NJ — May 24, 2017 – WizKids is excited to announce the upcoming board game, Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant, designed by TauCeti Deichmann! In this singularly unique trading and negotiation game,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2017
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past month you have no doubt heard about the Fidget Spinner craze sweeping this nation’s elementary and middle schools.   Originally used as a tool for autistic children, they are now THE toy/accessory to have this year as evidenced by the fact that 45 of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2017
The 3D Liquid Art set Will Be Manufactured by Mattel, and is Now Available Exclusively at Toy“R”Us® EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 19, 2017 – After eight weeks of viewing over 35 toy inventions the kid judges have spoken, and Artsplash™ (formerly known as Liquid Art) prevailed as the first-ever winner of ABC’s “The Toy Box.”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2017
Twitch to manage league operations for TEKKEN 7’s official esports organization as part of exclusive multi-year partnership SAN FRANCISCO & SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Social video platform Twitch and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., publisher of TEKKEN™ 7, today announced an exclusive partnership to create the TEKKEN World Tour. In addition to being the exclusive broadcasting…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2017
Deal Also Includes Classic Star Trek Series Tempe, Ariz., Stardate – May 22, 2017 –McFarlane Toys has signed a toy license deal with CBS Consumer Products to create figures, role play weapons and accessories for the new Star Trek: Discovery television series. In addition, McFarlane Toys will also create merchandise from the entire Star Trek…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2017
Yesterday, Gentle Giant Ltd. announced a week long sale that featured 30% off of their awesome 12″ Jumbo action figures for DC Super Powers and Marvel Secret Wars.  If you have ever been interested in those large scale figures but were put off by the price this sale is for you.  Plus you can save…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2017
Our Black Panther Metal Miniature™ features the protector of Wakanda himself, T’Challa, posed in a battle ready position wearing his vibranium weaved suit. This heavyweight collector grade 1:32 scale solid metal collectible features a highly-detailed finish and is spun cast in small batches and hand-painted to exacting standards, perfect for any discerning collector. Black Panther is part of an entire Marvel Metal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2017
  Gaming fans will have their hands full all weekend as Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia hosts numerous tournaments during the pop culture extravaganza, June 1-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Open to event ticketholders, they will be held for Tekken 7 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, with cash prizes to be won…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2017
Deadpool is coming to San Diego Comic-Con, and he’s bringing his foul mouth. Marvel has one of the most exciting rosters of characters in all popular culture. While avid readers know the characters inside and out, a wider audience is being exposed the innovative and imaginative characters all the time. Thus, much of the world…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2017
Hasbro sent us a mystery box for the actual 40th Anniversary of Star Wars.   Check out what’s inside and then snap some pictures of your action figures and post them with the hashtag #HasbroToyPic Star Wars: A New Hope opened in theaters 40 years ago on May 25, 1977, leading to decades of Hasbro Star…

 

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