San Diego Comic-Con, one of the biggest summer events of the year, will be starting next week from July 17-21! Hot Toys is very excited to be firstly unveiling the prototypes from a number of licenses at the convention. Do visit our exclusive distributor Sideshow Collectibles’ booth (#1929) to see these new collectible figures… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 14, 2013No Comments
Well, ok, gravity might be #1, because it causes action figures to fall and break. Then there is heat which during the summer causes figures to warp, changing their center of gravity and then causing them to fall. And we have manufacturing issues like one leg being shorter than the other which adds to the… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • July 13, 201314 Comments
It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s Domo! Earlier in the year pop culture sensation Domo took flight alongside some of DC Comics’ most admired Super Heroes with the “Domo X DC” line of unique 4” Super Stylized Pop! Vinyl Collectible Figures from Funko (in partnership with Warner Brothers Consumer Products). Now just in time for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 13, 2013No Comments
Bring Strategy Puzzle Building Platform to iPad®   Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—July 12, 2013—Game creators WizKids/NECA and MFV are inviting players to Connect With Pieces™…on the go! Developers today announced the arrival of Connect With Pieces™ for iPad®, taking puzzle gaming to a new level. The first installment of the new app features custom puzzles… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 13, 2013No Comments
Good news on the progress of the Four Horsemen’s newly launched Kickstarted campaign.   I hope that means we’ll reach the stretch goals and get those wings! Here’s the new press release from the Horsemen: We went live with our Gothitropolis Ravens Kickstarter Friday morning at 12am and thanks to the tremendous support by all of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 13, 2013No Comments
  Diamond Select is coming back to Comic-Con International this year, and while we’ve already told you about the exclusives and the exhibits and all that, we haven’t told you about the panels! Check your busy schedules on Saturday and Sunday, because DST has not one, but TWO panels planned, one all about Minimates and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 13, 2013No Comments
It’s PRE-SDCC MADNESS here at AFi! In honor of that crazy little convention next week, your pals at AFi are having a contest! Not just any contest, but a Toy Giveaway Contest!! A CONTEST!!! TOYS!!!! What kind of toys, you ask? Well, our friends at DC Collectibles have graciously provided the Injustice: Wonder Woman VS… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • July 13, 2013No Comments
LEGO has announced their SDCC 2013 exclusive minifigures – Green Arrow from the Arrow TV show, Black-Suit Superman from Man of Steel, the Amazing Spider-Man from the sequel of the same name, and Spider-Woman.  No details yet on how they will be obtained, but likely will be a very tough and random giveaway…stay tuned for… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • July 12, 20135 Comments
A couple of folks from SourceFed stop by the Mattel design center to check out the 2013 SDCC exclusives and chat with Scott Neitlich. Sounds like there will be some Ghostbuster news at the Mattypalooza panel.   I suspect it’s for more prop  replicas and not figures.  If I was a betting man I’d say it’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 12, 2013No Comments
You Axed for It!   San Diego- To commemorate both the upcoming television premiere of Axe Cop (July 21, 9:30pm, on Fox) as well as Mezco’s Summer Exclusive Axe Cop Badge prop-replica, Mezco will be hosting a special signing by the Axe Cop creators at San Diego Comic Con. On Friday, July 21st, from 12noon-1pm,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 12, 2013No Comments
Funko sent us the news and images of their FOURTH round of SDCC exclusives (and there’s still MORE coming!) but let look at what they have in this batch: This is getting a little out of hand… 2013 SDCC Funko Exclusives Dude…I’m announcing 8 MORE SDCC Funko Exclusives…AND 2 special items! Oooooooooh. Aaaaaaaaaah. *GASP* Who… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 12, 2013No Comments
Great things come in small packages! At long last, the fan demanded mini versions of He-Man® and Skeletor®… in a foldout mini Castle Grayskull® diorama package! Each figure has six points of articulation at the arms, legs, waist and neck, and comes with snap-on accessories such as a Power Sword®, shield and havoc staff. He-Man®… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 12, 2013No Comments
New Limited-Edition Exclusives Spanning Various IP Hillside, NJ – July 11, 2013 – National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) today announced the San Diego Comic-Con International 2013 exclusive merchandise line-up, available directly at the show with limited quantities available online July 17-21. Four limited-quantity convention exclusives, created just for the event, have been revealed and include:… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 12, 2013No Comments
For the past 4 weeks the gang at EntertainmentEarth.com have been giving us sneak peeks and behind the scenes development shots of the Hasbro Star Wars Black Series 2 Greedo figure.   Today we got the full reveal of the actual figure sculpt. You can see the rest of the development designs and the full figure… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 11, 2013No Comments
  WARNER BROS. AND COMIC-CON TURN FANS INTO SUPER HEROES WITH OFFICIAL BAG OF SDCC 2013 — COMPLETE WITH CAPE!   Collectible Backpacks & Detachable Capes Highlight TV’s Arrow, The Big Bang Theory, The Following, Revolution, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries and Teen Titans Go!; Feature Films Godzilla, The LEGO® Movie and 300: Rise of an… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 11, 2013No Comments
A whole bunch of new preorders and New arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– STAR WARS 1/10 SCALE SANDTROOPER SQUAD LEADER ARTFX+ STATUE TWO-PACK This set allows you to add two Sandtroopers to your collection, and each comes with parts to be displayed in one of four ways – pointing, using… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 11, 2013No Comments
Tonight’s the night! This kickstarter campaign is for the birds…but not just any birds – the AWESOME, long awaited Gothitropolis Ravens action figures from The Four Horsemen Design Studio. Stay up late and get in on the ground floor with all the cool kids!  The Four Horsmen Raven’s kickstarter starts tonight at MIDNIGHT! Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 11, 20133 Comments
  We wanted to share with you that we have a confirmed price of $40 for the SDCC 2013 Exclusive Hobbit Collector Azog figure.   The Bridge Direct will also be selling a few limited pieces of last year’s Comic-Con exclusive figure, Bilbo Baggins. In case you didn’t get it last year, now’s your chance!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 11, 20131 Comment
Applehead Factory is excited to reveal the details of their Teddy Scares/San Diego Comic Con exclusive! This year, dressed to the nines in her wedding dress, Annabelle Wraitha makes her first appearance at the convention! With her heart in chains Annabelle searches the trash dump for her lost love. Until they are reunited, her soul… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 11, 2013No Comments
It’s July 11, or 7/11 – the annual celebration by a certain convenience store chain known officially as “7-Eleven Day” – but most customers know July 11 simply as Free Slurpee Day! Yes, this isn’t toy-related in any way, but it’s FREE SLURPEES, PEOPLE. Head down to your local store between 11am and 7pm, and… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • July 11, 2013No Comments