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They’re BACK!  The Four Horsemen Design Studio are back on line with their new website Source Horsemen!   This new site will feature news, updates, announcements and the long awaited return of their forums.  Check out all the new stuff now over at Source Horsemen and tell’em the gang at AFi sent ya! SOURCE HORSEMEN IS… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2013No Comments
So far we have seen Big Chief Studios focus on the more recent incarnations of Doctor Who with their 10th and 11th high end 1:6th scale figures.  But now it looks like they are also going classic with the announcement of the upcoming figure based on the 4th Doctor. Veteran Doctor Who actor Tom Baker… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2013No Comments
 General Zod DLC Character Gameplay Video Released   Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today confirmed that it will be releasing a Man of Steel Superman skin in July.  The skin is based on DC Comics’ iconic Superman character as seen in Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ feature film “Man of Steel.”  Also scheduled for release… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2013No Comments
Here Comes a New Challenger! LOS ANGELES, Calif., (June 19, 2013) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced the latest wave of Bobble Budds® figures featuring the classic videogame fighting franchise Street Fighter®. Following up on the inaugural Round 1 release, Street Fighter Bobble Budds Round 2 expands the roster with more fan favorite characters of everyone’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2013No Comments
Funko just sent over their latest announcements on their Pop Vinyl line.  As you can tell by the press release, their press rep Shawndra is excited for the Daryl Dixon 9″ Pop.   Personally I’m gunning for this new wave of DC Pop Vinyls!   ~ NEW POP! HEROES ~   Oh. This. Is. A. Goodie…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2013No Comments
Everybody remember where we parked! Comic-Con International in San Diego has long been the home to all levels of Star Trek fandom. From casual fans to die-hard cosplayers, every degree of Trek fan is in attendance. And while Diamond Select Toys always has something new to show off to Trekkies at the show, it’s been… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2013No Comments
I hope all of you Dads out there had a great Father’s Day and Father’s Day weekend. I know I did! We do a bit of reminiscing on our dads in this episode and their influence on our geekdom in this episode. My dad and his music, Jason’s dad and movies and both dad’s relationship… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2013No Comments
New Pre-orders and Just Arrived items from BigBadToyStore.com ————- NEW PREORDERS ————- TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE – MP-20 WHEELJACK, MP-21 BUMBLEBEE, MP-12G G2 SIDESWIPE Three new Masterpieces have been announced!  Wheeljack and Bumblebee are currently listed at $79.99 each,  but these prices are subject to change.  We also have G2 Sideswipe listed — he comes with his… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2013No Comments
The team at Diamond Select Toys loves Star Wars, and they love droids, which is why they’ve made a few different droids in their line of vinyl Star Wars banks. R2-D2, R2-R9 and R2-Q5 have all made their way into collectors’ hands, and now there’s a new droid headed to San Diego! This year’s Comic-Con… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2013No Comments
Apparently yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the revolutionary video game Dragon’s Lair.   What made Dragon’s Lair different is that instead of it using computer graphics, it was a fully 2-D animated cartoon from Don Bluth studios that ran on a laser disk. Here’s what Wikipedia says about Dragon’s Lair: Dragon’s Lair is a laserdisc […] Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2013No Comments
Apparently yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the revolutionary video game Dragon’s Lair.   What made Dragon’s Lair different is that instead of it using computer graphics, it was a fully 2-D animated cartoon from Don Bluth studios that ran on a laser disk. Here’s what Wikipedia says about Dragon’s Lair: Dragon’s Lair is a laserdisc… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 20133 Comments
It’s About to Get Even Uglier as These Iconic Monsters Combine June 19, 2013 — Green Brook, NJ —Pretty Ugly™, LLC, the official licensors of the popular UGLYDOLL® brand, has partnered with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to develop an all-new series of UGLYDOLL plush dolls based on the Universal Monsters. The Universal Monsters are some… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 19, 2013No Comments
Ever since it made its debut at New York Comic-Con, fans of Wolverine, Minimates and Wolverine Minimates have been clamoring for Diamond Select’s Logan-tastic Marvel Minimates box set. With four different Wolverines in it, how could you go wrong? Well, DST recently announced that it will be this year’s Marvel exclusive at Comic-Con International in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 19, 2013No Comments
As you will recall, when this set was announced s an SDCC exclusive all Mattel was able to show us was the outer box.  I guess Warner Brothers thought it was too much of a spoiler for us to know one of the last scenes in a giant action movie might be the hero and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 19, 2013No Comments
‘Beware the Batman’ Series Premiere Saturday, July 13 10 am ET/PT on Cartoon Network, but today they released this sizzle reel/trailer to give us a better idea of the design and tone.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 19, 2013No Comments
They say “In space no one can hear you scream”, but I’m on Earth and I’m screaming like an 8 year old girl over the overload of AWESOME that is Super 7’s reveal of their 2013 SDCC exclusives.   I’ve had to sit on this information for months, but now we can tell you all the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 19, 2013No Comments
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Sanrio GmbH Announce Partnership to License Branded Collection Launching in EMEA Los Angeles, CA – June 18, 2013 – (Virtual Press Office) — Warner Bros. Consumer Products, in partnership with DC Entertainment, and Sanrio, creator of the global icon Hello Kitty, announced today they will be partnering to license a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 19, 2013No Comments
Toys Available this Holiday Season   Sunrise, Fl, and Burbank, CA – June 17, 2013 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Jazwares™ team up to announce their master toy and electronics partnership for Teen Titans Go!, Warner Bros. Animation’s new action-packed comedy adventure series based on the DC Comics Super Heroes, which airs Tuesdays 7:30… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 18, 2013No Comments
It’s another big day for Diamond Select Toys! This week’s New Toy Day brings Minimates, action figures and vinyl banks based on Star Wars, Star Trek and Marvel Comics, which means there’s six reasons (probably more) to visit your local comic shop this Wednesday! Check out what’s new, and find your local comic shop at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 18, 2013No Comments
“The LEGO® Movie,” the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO® adventure, directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, opens in theaters February 7, 2014. It stars the vocal talents of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman and Alison Brie, with Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman. The original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 18, 2013No Comments
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