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Mattel honors and takes inspiration from Ruth and Elliot Handler — True Visionaries in the Toy Industry   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— At a ceremony earlier today at its Southern California headquarters, Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) renamed and dedicated its design center the Handler Team Center in honor of founders Ruth and Elliot Handler. Joined… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 22, 2012No Comments
Our friends at BigBadToyStore.com have just launched a $5,000 Store Credit Giveaway – First prize is a $1500 Store Credit Shopping Spree, and they have 40+ other prizes ranging from $20 to $500.    To enter, simply ‘Like’ them on Facebook and fill out a quick form – the direct link to our facebook page… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 22, 2012No Comments
The Hot Toys DX Joker Collectible Figure has been very well-received since its launch in 2009. In view of fans’ expectation, Hot Toys is proud to present his advanced version – The DX Joker 2.0 Collectible Figure from The Dark Knight movie, specially crafted based on the image of Heath Ledger as The Joker in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 22, 2012No Comments
The Line Premieres at Comic-Con International and Includes a Limited Edition Comic-Con Exclusive (Boston, MA – June 19, 2012) – Mimoco, creator of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives and MIMOMICRO® card readers, and Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of the television network, announce a brand-new partnership that will bring… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2012No Comments
SHOUT! FACTORY POWERS INTO COMIC-CON™ INTERNATIONAL 2012 WITH HIGHLY ANTICIPATED HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCT LINES, ICONIC POP CULTURE BRANDS AND A SPECIAL PANEL EVENT CELEBRATING THE SERIES THAT STARTED A GLOBAL POP CULTURE PHENOMENON, POWER RANGERS   Putting the Pop in Your Culture One Disc at a Time at Shout! Factory’s Booth # 3849   Shout!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2012No Comments
Toys“R”Us Times Square Becomes “Spidey Central” With Authentic Movie Props, Appearances By “Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man” and More   Everyone’s collective spider-sense is tingling with anticipation as the newest film dedicated to the ‘ol Web-Head is set to swing into theaters on Tuesday, July 3. With anticipation reaching radioactive levels, many kids want to don… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2012No Comments
NECA always had an amazing lineup of Comic Con Exclusives each year and 2012 is no exception.  They also always make it easy for fans that can’t attend the show to get their exclusives on line after the show, this year they are making it even easier by giving 250 fans the opportunity to buy… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2012No Comments
The summer grasses Of brave soldiers’ dreams The aftermath. Destiny is bringing the warrior clans together. The original Dark Mist Clan has shown itself and while we await the Fire Clan, the Royal Clan, the Bamboo Clan and the Mountain Clan to make their presence known, the mysterious Spirit Clan make their first appearance bringing… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2012No Comments
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. “Monsters University” unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends. Screaming with laughter and fun, “Monsters University”… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 21, 2012No Comments
Today Mattel announced the line up of the July figures for their monthly sale.  This sale will NOT include the 2012 Comic Con exclusives.   Also this sale is on the 16th of the month as the 15th is a Sunday. Toy Fans, For most people, July means swimming pools and BBQs. For the Matty team,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2012No Comments
As if MLB Series 30 wasn’t cool enough, the McFarlane Toys online store (Collectors Club) is offering an exclusive Jose Bautista figure. In the 2010 season, Bautista set a Toronto Blue Jays single-season franchise record by hitting a major league leading 54 home runs, making him only the 26th member of the 50 home run… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2012No Comments
 Just in time for the San Diego Comic-Con and the highly-anticipated summer release of THE DARK NIGHT RISES is an all-new product line from DC Collectibles! The collectible busts, statues and action figures are based on the highly-anticipated Batman film and the line includes popular characters Batman, Bane and Catwoman. These figures feature movie accurate… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2012No Comments
In 1867, the Marquess of Queensberry rules of boxing were drafted by John Chambers, forever changing the sport. One fighter who refused to change with those rules was a south paw fighter known as Tobacco Pete. A scruffy and rough man, whose eventual claim to fame would come from his challenge to fight any man,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2012No Comments
CALIFORNIA HERE WE COME!   It’s true, we’re packing up the Silver Streak and getting ready for Comic-Con International, which you might know better as San Diego Comic-Con. We’ll have great new product on display courtesy of our distributor, Diamond, at the Diamond Booth. And we’ve just been green-lit for the Captain Action Panel! It’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2012No Comments
Mega Man and Crew Releasing in July 2012 LOS ANGELES, Calif., (June, 20 2012) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced the latest wave of Bobble Budds® figures featuring the classic videogame franchise Mega Man® by Capcom®. The iconic blue robot returns in super deformed form and he’s brought a bevy of his friends and enemies with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2012No Comments
Announcing the latest addition to the 5″ Mini Qee Artist Line – The Yakuza Series by Fakir. Toy2R USA makes every effort to scour the globe to find new artists and fresh designs to work with and when we found a set of original custom Mini Qees by French artist, Fakir, it was a no-brainer… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2012No Comments
EPIX PRESENTS TWO LEGENDS ON ONE STAGE AT COMIC-CON ROGER CORMAN & WILLIAM SHATNER ON A PANEL MODERATED BY KEVIN SMITH | JULY 14th ‘William Shatner’s Get a Life!’ @ Comic-Con Shatner will introduce the EPIX Original Documentary at a screening directly following the panel on July 14th at Comic-Con. The screening is at 7:00PM… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 20, 2012No Comments
Note: I began writing this article last fall, when the topic was a bit more relevant. But I think the idea still has merit, and I’d love to hear your thoughts on how the DCnU was developed, now that we have some time and distance to reflect upon the original event and transition… –  – … Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • June 20, 201227 Comments
Note: I began writing this article last fall, when the topic was a bit more relevant. But I think the idea still has merit, and I’d love to hear your thoughts on how the DCnU was developed, now that we have some time and distance to reflect upon the original event and transition… –  –  […] Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • June 20, 2012No Comments
“The Dark Knight Rises” in theaters July 20. Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar(R) winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 19, 2012No Comments
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