CARLSBAD, Calif. (Feb.28, 2012) – A giant Opee sea killer has arrived at LEGOLAND® California! The 63” by 34” model created out of 20,000 LEGO® bricks is just one of many new models and scenes being added to LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland launching March 29 at LEGOLAND® California Resort. Master Model Builder, Gary McIntire, un-wrapped… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 28, 2012No Comments
Posted last night on the the official Hot Toys Facebook page: After seeing many collectibles from our Movie Masterpiece Series, we are proud to present the Batman Arkham City license from the Videogame Series now! Glad to share with the Batman fans on the behind-the-scenes prototype making of the 1/6th scale Batman Collectible Figure from… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 28, 2012No Comments
Today sees the release of the next DC Animated movie, Justice League: Doom. A couple of quick things. 1. This is Dwayne McDuffie’s last movie, the last thing he wrote before he died.  I hope his family gets something out of this.  Knowing he is gone makes me more sad that we never got Static… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • February 28, 201214 Comments
Today over on Marvel.com they debuted to the brand new on one-sheet poster for their upcoming “The Avengers” film. And if that wasn’t enough they also inform us that we can expect a brand new trailer tomorrow! Earth’s Mightiest Heroes fully assemble in this awesome new poster for “Marvel’s The Avengers,” in theaters May 4!The… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 28, 2012No Comments
The list keeps coming in for WonderCon 2012 exclusives.  WonderCon will be held in Anaheim, Ca this year and will run March 16-18.  Action Figure Xpress will have an exclusive 2-pack of Kotobukiya ARTFX+ of Shock Troopers for sale at the show: WONDERCON EXCLUSIVE SHOCK TROOPERS ART FX TWO-PACK Outfitted in standard Clone Trooper armor,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 28, 2012No Comments
Happy Monday all!  We are back with another new show with a whole new roster of topics across the pop culture spectrum.  Jason’s voice sounds much better this episode so no more “Lauren Bacall” voice. In this episode Daniel and Jason discuss:    Jason went on a mini-vacation and saw some movies, including “The Muppets.”  … Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 28, 2012No Comments
Two years ago, almost to the day, I wrote a piece for Men of Action in which I gave, in no uncertain terms, my opinion of Diamond Select Toys’s handling of their three sci-fi action figure lines: Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, and Stargate. Unfortunately, I can’t say much has changed for any of those DST… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • February 27, 20125 Comments
Previous attendees for San Diego Comic Con received an email this week urging them to download and read the new rules to purchase tickets for Comic Con 2012.  For the past several years the con has sold out every day and there are now more people that want to attend than the hall can accommodate. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 27, 2012No Comments
Well, that turned out to be a bit longer than I had planned on. It’s been four long years since my last look at the “rejected” concepts that my former co-workers and I came up with when we were working on promotions for the launch of Star Wars: Episode One, The Phantom Menace. And it… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • February 26, 201291 Comments
OK, this is just kuh-razy. This past week I posted a blog about my vintage 3 3/4″ mini-collections. In the last paragraph I alluded to the fact that I continually hunt for the rare LJN Magnum P.I. Ferrari and action figure. Its been a white whale of mine for a while. You know, one of… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • February 25, 201234 Comments
Poster over on the official Gentle Giant blog: Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to announce our 2012 WonderCon exclusive… To celebrate the return of 1999′s Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3-D, Gentle Giant presents the special commemorative exclusive Yoda With 3-D glasses Mini Bust. This highly-detailed, film-accurate collectible puts the Jedi Master in the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 25, 2012No Comments
Prolific toy industry sculptor Tim Bruckner (DC Dynamics, Batman: Hush) has launched a new, affordable line of garage kits and hand-painted mini-busts based on his own sculpts of famous characters from literature and history. Called IconoCasts, the first assortment of three characters includes The Monster from Mary Shelley’s  “Frankenstein,” hopeless romantic Cyrano de Bergerac and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 24, 2012No Comments