BBTS Sponsor News: Transformers, Hobbit, DC, Marvel, NECA, M.I. & More
October 3, 2012

New in stock and preorders from BigBadToyStore.com

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NEW PREORDERS
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TRANSFORMERS DARK OF THE MOON MEGATRON DARK ENERGON EDITION
This new Asian exclusive recolor has Leader Class Megatron redone in black, purple and silver.  We have this figure listed at $139.99, and he is set to come out sometime this December.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11582&mode=retail

“GREMLINS” MOGWAI SERIES 03 – CASE, SET
This new assortment includes Gizmo (Closed Mouth), Stripe and Haskins.  We are currently waiting for the case breakdown, but in the meanwhile you can grab the Case of 14 at $184.99 ($39 off the MSRP), or the Set of three at $39.99 ($8 off the MSRP).
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10828

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL REAL ACTION HEROES ETHAN HUNT
Medicom is producing a new 1/6 scale version of Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt from Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol”.  This figure comes with clothing and accessories and is listed at $269.99, $30 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MED10751&mode=retail

STAR WARS DARTH MALAK EXCLUSIVE STATUE
PBM Express and Gentle Giant have teamed up to produce a new 7″ statue of Darth Malak.  His mouthguard is removable for alternate display, and we have him listed at $134.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=PBM10018&mode=retail

NEW MEDICOM MIRACLE ACTION FIGURES EX – SPIDER-MAN, BATMAN
Medicom’s new MAFEX line of action figures starts out with the Amazing Spider-Man and Batman in his Dark Knight Rises costume.  Each stands about 6″ tall and is well articulated, coming with alternated hands and appropriate accessories.  We have these figures listed at $54.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=MAFEX

NEW HANNA BARBERA FIGURES
Jazwares is creating a number of new lines from the classic Hanna Barbera characters.  These include 10″-12″ plushes, 6″ action figures, 2″ multi-piece collector packs and 3″ figure sets, with characters like Tom & Jerry, the Jetsons, the Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Captain Caveman and Space Ghost.  Check out all of these new nostalgic figures and grab your favorites.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=706&company=101

THE HOBBIT – FIGURES, REPLICAS, ART PRINTS, STATUES, BUSTS
The magic day has come, and now dozens of items from the upcoming Hobbit movie are ready for orders.  We have 1/6 scale figures, weapon replicas, jewelry, maps and art prints from WETA, 6″ and 3.75″ figures and sets from The Bridge Direct, jewelry replicas from BJS Inc., busts from Gentle Giant and more.  Don’t miss out – get your pre-orders in now.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2370

BANDAI TAMASHII NATIONS NEW ITEMS
A new batch of Bandai items is up and ready for pre-order.  This month includes Saint Cloth Myth EX Andromeda Shun at $84.99, Robot Damashii ZZ Gundam at $60.99, Super Robot Chogokin Gunbuster at $73.99,  Super Robot Chogokin Gurren Lagann at $69.99 (and his Drill Set of Manliness at $32.99), as well as Persona 4 Half Age figures, Kamen Rider, more Robot Damashii/Spirits, Figuarts Zero Baki the Grappler and more.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10793

MASS EFFECT REAPER SHIP LIMITED EDITION REPLICA
This new replica is limited to 1000 pieces or less and will make a great addition to Dark Horse’s selections from the fan-favorite game series.  It stands 18.5″ tall on a sculpted base and we have it listed at $299.99, $50 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DH11030&mode=retail

GENTLE GIANT STAR WARS EXCLUSIVES – CELEBRATION VI, SDCC 2012
We have a number of new and returning Gentle Giant exclusives listed, with a few in stock right now.  We have the McQuarrie Stormtrooper Deluxe Mini Bust at $79.99, the Pale Man Statue (LE 300) at $199.99, the 12″ Lando Calrissian Figure at $74.99, the 12″ Blue Snaggletooth Figure at $99.99, the Admiral Motti Mini Bust at $74.99, the 1/6 Scale Blue Clone Trooper Lieutenant Statue at $179.99 and the Thorin Oakenshield Mini Bust from the Hobbit at $89.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10751

TRANSFORMERS ENCORE FORTRESS MAXIMUS
This week is fantastic for Transformers fans.  For those of us that missed out on Fort Max the first time around, we are pleased to announce a new Encore Fortress Maximus!  We have this fantastic figure listed in two ways – the regular release in April is priced at $349.99, but if you want to have this mighty robot early, we have an air shipment coming in March, which is priced at $399.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10800

TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE RUMBLE & RAVAGE SET
Not much of a wait for the first announcement of cassettes to go with masterpiece Soundwave – he hasn’t even been released yet, and a two-pack of Rumble and Ravage have been announced.  No verification on whether Rumble is red or blue, but we are happy to have the pair listed, priced at $59.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11574&mode=retail

TRANSFORMERS PRIME – NEW FIGURES
Two new import Prime figures were also included in the new information.  We have Darkness Megatron, who is listed at $59.99, and Jet Vehicon General (no information or pictures yet, but we’re eagerly awaiting them) at $29.99.  With the speed at which the Jet Vehicons sold, you will want to get your orders in soon on this new version.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10807

TRANSFORMERS FALL OF CYBERTRON – NEW IMPORT FIGURES
Takara is also releasing their own versions of the five newly announced Fall of Cybertron figures.  If previous releases are any indication, these may each come with their own Arms Micron, and we have Kickback, Fireflight, Starscream, Sideswipe and Ultra Magnus listed at $37.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10814

TRANSFORMERS WEAPONIZERS – OPTIMUS, BUMBLEBEE
The Hasbro versions of the Weaponizer figures are now listed for pre-order.  We have Optimus listed at $37.99, Bumblebee at $29.99 and the set of two at $64.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2819&category=8996

NEW IMPORT EXCLUSIVES
A wide variety of new Tamashii Nations 2012 and other exclusives have been listed for pre-order.  The list includes the Snowfall version of Armor Girls Project Wing Gundam, Metal Build Freedom Gundam Prism Coating Version, S.H. Figuarts Gorisaki Banana from Tokumei Sentai Gobusters, an Okami Amaterasu Plush Tissue Box Cover, three different Miku Hatsune Racing Exclusive Sets, the A.E.U.G. Color Version of the 1/144 Scale HGUC GM II, and many more.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10765

STAR TREK TOS U.S.S. NCC-1701 HD VERSION
Diamond Select is reissuing the popular NCC-1701 with details taken from the High Definition ship views that are now available.  It also comes with a display stand as well as light and sound effects, and is listed at $49.99, $10 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11165&mode=retail

REAL ACTION HEROES NEO EVA-02
This figure of the red Evangelion Unit (Pre-Beast) should stand about 12″ tall and come with accessories like guns, a Prog Knife and more.  We have this figure listed at $318.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MED10750&mode=retail

MARVEL 1/4 SCALE PREMIUM FORMAT VISION
The Scarlet Witch’s husband finally gets a statue to go along with hers.  It stands 20.5″ tall with a cloth cape and Avengers base and is listed at $349.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SSC11178&mode=retail

MORTAL KOMBAT QUEEN SINDEL 10″ STATUE
This new piece from Syco Collectibles shows the former queen of Edenia levitating above a hand made out of rock.  It stands 15.5″ tall including the base, is limited to 500 pieces worldwide and is listed at $189.99, $10 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SYC10031&mode=retail

THE BEATLES YELLOW SUBMARINE 12″ PLUSH – SET, SINGLES
This assortment includes John, Paul, George and Ringo in their outfits from the animated movie.  They are available as a Set of 4 at $69.99, or singly at $19.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=factory+beatles+plush

PHICEN 1/6 SCALE MIDDLE SIZE BREAST SEAMLESS BODY – PALE OR TAN
Phicen is releasing two new seamless 1/6 scale female bodies.  Both have the middle size breasts and come with alternate hands, and you can get them in tan or pale for $89.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=phicen

STAR WARS 7″ TALKING PLUSH BALL – SET, SINGLES
These representations of Yoda, R2-D2, Chewbacca and Darth Vader are round 7″ heads with tiny feet, and they talk!  We have the set of four listed at $89.99, With R2-D2, Yoda and Chewbacca (looking a lot like Fizzgig) at $19.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Underground+Star+Wars+Talking+Plush+Ball

HOBBIT FILM CELLS & BOOKMARKS
Film Cells is releasing a number of Film Cells and Montages from the upcoming Hobbit movie.  Bookmarks with film cells are on the way as well – be sure to check them all out at the link.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2370&company=0&category=8992

REAL ACTION HEROES SHUNSAKU AOSHIMA
Shunsaku Aoshima is the main character from a Japanese live-action Drama/Comedy called Bayside Shakedown, about the bureaucracy of working as a police officer.  This figure comes with alternate hands, a badge and more, and is listed at $299.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MED10749&mode=retail

BATMAN GOTHAM CITY STRATEGY GAME
NECA is producing a new game based on Batman and some of his most popular villains.  The Joker, the Penguin, Two-Face and Killer Croc are all represented here, with all characters on the new SwitchClix bases that can quickly be changed to be used with the Heroclix game system as well.  This new set is listed at $54.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=NEC11994&mode=retail&picture=out

LORD OF THE RINGS DICE BUILDING GAME
NECA’s new LOTR game will have the races of Middle-earth represented by custom dice that you can use in battle against Sauron’s forces.  This new game is for 2-4 players and is listed at $44.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=NEC11999&mode=retail

LORD OF THE RINGS ART PRINTS, EVENSTAR PENDANT REPLICA
WETA is also continuing to release items from the Lord of the Rings franchise.  This month’s releases include a Parchment Map of Middle-Earth at $34.99, a Sunrise Upon Edoras Art Print at $34.99 and a sterling silver replica of the Evenstar Pendant at $198.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Lord+of+the+Rings+WETA

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER POSTERS
EFX is producing a trio of new posters from “Captain America:  the First Avenger”.  These posters include “I Want You”, “Tour Cancelled” and “Cap Salutes You”, and each is listed at $19.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2560&category=7431

WWE BASIC FIGURE SERIES 25 – CASE A, B
These new assortments include figures like the Big Show, Brock Lesnar, Randy Orton, the Miz, Eve Torres and David Otunga, and are listed at $129.99 per Case of 12.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2204&category=6110

TEAM FORTRESS PLUSH – STICKY BOMBS, ARCHIMEDES
Three new plushes are up from Team Fortress.  We have the Sticky Bomb in either Red or Blue at $14.99 each, and Archimedes at $24.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Team+Fortress+Plush

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NEW ARRIVALS
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AM-21 ARMS MASTER OPTIMUS PRIME – WITH OR WITHOUT EXTRA MICRONS
We have received the AM-21 Arms Master Optimus Prime, and the extra microns all turned out to be the clear blue Optimus Micron.  As a result, we have that version of the figure priced at $119.99, but we also have the figure with Matrix and sword microns (included with both versions) alone for $99.99, so you can pick what you’d like.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=AM-21

TRANSFORMERS PRIME ARMS MICRONS – G, H, I
Three new Arms Micron kits have arrived.  G changes into a claw, with H changing into a gun and I a Sword.  Each is listed at $7.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=arms+micron

TRANSFORMERS REVOLTECH JETWING OPTIMUS PRIME DX
This new figure gives Optimus the ability to engage opponents in the air.  it also comes with alternate hands, a flight stand, a sword, an axe and more, and is listed at $69.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KAI10446&mode=retail

STAR WARS REAL ACTION HEROES – TC-14, DARTH MAUL REISSUE
Two characters from the Star Wars Prequel movies are now available as Real Action Heroes figures from Medicom.  TC-14 has light-up eyes and is listed at $239.99, while Darth Maul comes with a light-up Lightsaber and is listed at $199.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=503&category=1414

ARTIST COLLECTION SAMURAI PREDATOR FIGURE
Hot Toys’ new Artist Collection line branches off from the source material and comes up with new designs for classic characters.  The Samurai Predator mixes the Japanese warrior motif into the mix, and is listed at $329.99, $30 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HOT10372&mode=retail

BTTF 1:15 SCALE DELOREAN MARK I REPLICA WITH LIGHTS & SOUNDS
This replica of the original Time Machine from “Back to the Future” is 14″ long and has light and sound effects from the movie.  We have it priced at $49.99, $10 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11109&mode=retail

GATCHAMAN EX GOKIN G-1, G-5 GOD PHOENIX
The Phoenix and Mark’s White Jet from Gatchaman/Battle of the Planets are now available in the EX Gokin line from Fewture.  Each is in stock now, priced at $159.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Gatchaman+EX+Gokin

“PREDATOR” DUTCH SCHAEFER PREMIUM FORMAT FIGURE
This 20.5″ statue of Arnold’s character from the original Predator movie is dressed in a real cloth outfit and comes with multiple weapons.  We have it listed at $349.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SSC11090&mode=retail

ALIEN WARRIOR 1/6 SCALE STATUE
This new statue shows an Alien Warrior perched atop something vaguely resembling a cyber-tree bent over.  It stands 18″ tall and is listed at $244.99, $5 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SSC11103&mode=retail

V FOR VENDETTA BOOK & MASK SET
This set has arrived in plenty of time for Halloween.  It includes the Trade Paperback version of the graphic novel as well as a replica of the Guy Fawkes mask worn by V in the movie.  This set is listed at $24.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DC10830&mode=retail

“THE RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES” CAESAR 5″ FIGURE
Hiya Toys’ first release from “The Rise of the Planet of the Apes” is head monkey Caesar.  He comes with a spear, alternate head and hands and a vial, and is listed at $24.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HIY10000&mode=retail

MOTU CLASSICS DRAGON BLASTER SKELETOR, SNAKE MEN TWO-PACK
For the benefit of our international and other customers, we have received a small quantity of the new MOTU Classics figures.  We have Dragon Blaster Skeletor listed at $34.99, and the Snake Men Two-Pack listed at $74.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=483&category=5230

DC UNIVERSE BLACK MASK
We also have received some of the new DC Universe Black Mask Figure.  We have this figure listed at $29.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MAT14544&mode=retail

S.H. FIGUARTS RED HAWK
From Chojin Sentai Jetman comes this figure of Red Hawk.  He comes with pistols, a sword and more, and is listed at $42.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=BAN14465&mode=retail

S.H. FIGUARTS RED BUSTER
Continuing the motif, we have also received the Red Buster figure from Tokumei Sentai Gobusters.  He includes a dagger and is listed at $52.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=BAN14514&mode=retail

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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