Earlier this week Mattel posted details and full line up of their 9/17 sale on MattyCollector.com Toy Fans, With the madness of the Con and subscription season well behind us, you’d think we’d be in chill mode here at MattyCollector.com. But no way… things are heating up all over again for our September sasle! Be… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 28, 2012No Comments
Going to a comic book shop on Wednesday — a.k.a. “New Toy Day” — is like celebrating the holidays every week, especially with all the new product shipping to stores from Diamond Select Toys. Check out what shipped to stores this week! Star Trek: The Next Generation Retro Picard and Borg Figures The toys may… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 28, 2012No Comments
4” Google Android™ inspired robot reacts to smartphone notifications, avoids obstacles, dances to music and is fully controlled by a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone WILMINGTON, Del. – Aug. 28, 2012 – Reality Robotics, established by experienced product developers of robotic toys such as DeskPets Tankbot and WowWee Robopanda, is excited to announce the Be The Robot (BERO)… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 28, 2012No Comments
Posted today on the DST Facebook page – There will be a black and white ‘The Munsters” boxed set.   This is a great way to get the whole family. Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 28, 2012No Comments
Peavey Hollywood to Open With Comics Legend Stan Lee, Guitar Virtuoso Alex Skolnick, Founder Hartley Peavey & More   Star-studded grand opening of rock & roll’s new Hollywood home free to public Music icon Peavey Electronics will host a star-studded grand opening of its first showroom in Hollywood next weekend, Sept. 1-5, with appearances by… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 27, 2012No Comments
to debut at the Singapore Toys Games Comic Convention from the 1st-2nd Sept at the The Falcon’s Hangar Booth, Its the first time a Red Lion O has been produced by Bandai!! More details to come!! www.Singaporetgcc.com Credit: www.tfh.com.sg Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 27, 2012No Comments
Continues with Episodes II and III Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith to be Theatrically Released in 3D back-to-back in September and October, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (August 27, 2012) – Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox have announced the official release dates for the 3D theatrical launch of Star Wars: Episode… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 27, 2012No Comments
For years, Star Trek fans have repeatedly opened hailing frequencies, demanding the return of 7-inch Star Trek figures — well, Diamond Select has heard their transmissions! This winter, DST plans to release the first in a line of Star Trek Select figures, depicting iconic characters from across the Star Trek universe in the 7-inch scale… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 27, 2012No Comments
In case you missed it, there’s only a few hours left to support the amazing BONES Kickstarter project from Reaper Miniatures.  We’ve seen this project grow over the past couple weeks, and we love it.  Here’s the skinny: basically you get 221 unpainted minifigures for $100 (!!!) The trick is, there is no actual came… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • August 25, 2012No Comments
 ~ HELLO KITTY KISS ~ ~ WORLD OF POP! VOLUME 1 ~ ~ DC COMICS MINI WACKY WOBBLERS ~ Guess what time it is… ‘Get Your Mind Blown’ O’clock…THAT’S what time! Boom! Hello Kitty KISS 5.5″ Vinyl Figures   If you thought our Star Wars Monster Mash-Ups were something… You aren’t even going to BELIEVE… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 25, 2012No Comments
  Los Angeles – August 24, 2012 – On the heels of its highly successful Kickstarter launch, Oculus, a developer of virtual reality (VR) technology, announced that the former Gaikai chief product officer and Scaleform CEO, Brendan Iribe, has joined Oculus as CEO. Other key hires include Michael Antonov and Jack McCauley, who join Oculus… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 25, 2012No Comments
They’ve been out for about 10 days, but I only got my brick on Wednesday.  Yes, a brick.  That is the term for buying 1/2 of a case of HeroClix, sealed.  The Justice League set is single figure blind boxed, with 21 different figures: The starting cast of the new Justice League, Justice League Dark,… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • August 24, 20129 Comments
Because we ALL know it’s never too early to get a jump on a holiday… 4.5″ Star Wars Mini Monster Mash-Ups An all new design for our ever popular Star Wars Monster Mash-Ups… Miniaturizing is kind of ‘our thang’… Why not do with the two things we love most…Star Wars and MONSTERS!??! Great idea! Done… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 24, 2012No Comments
In recent years, Diamond Select Toys has dazzled toy car collectors with their realistic lights-and-sounds 1:15-scale replicas of the time machine from the Back to the Future trilogy. Well, DST recently announced that they were going back into production on three of the time machines — the original, the 1950s version and the Old West… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 23, 2012No Comments
ACTIVISION PUBLISHING REVEALS DIE ANOTHER DAY AND LICENCE TO KILL AS NEXT MOVIE-INSPIRED MISSIONS IN 007™ LEGENDS VIDEO GAME Santa Monica, CA – August, 2012 – With Moonraker and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service already unveiled, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc., (Nasdaq: ATVI) revealed today Die Another Day and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 22, 2012No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE​ The EXCLUSIVE Transformers Figure Subscription Service in underway! Fort Worth, TX – August 21st, 2012 – Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro’s official Transformers Collectors’ Club (The TCC), is thrilled to announce that they have begun taking orders for the all-new Transformers Figure Subscription Service! When Transformers Club members sign-up for this… Read More
Steve "Captain Collector" Ceragioli • August 21, 2012No Comments
NEW YORK, NY – August 14, 2012 – The largest gathering of Star Wars fans, Star Wars Celebration VI, is about to take place again in Orlando, Florida August 23rd through the 26th and Ashley Eckstein announced today that she and her fangirl apparel company, Her Universe™, will be there in a big way with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 20, 2012No Comments
This might be better better described as episode 036.5… but for consistency’s sake we will call it 037. This is a Lenzi-less episode. It’s really just a mini-episode. We only had about a 36 hour window when Abby and I were back in LA between our wedding and our honeymoon and that just happened to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 20, 2012No Comments
2014 marks the 40th anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons, a game that is, simply put, a cultural phenomenon. Whether people know it or not, they are playing Dungeons & Dragons. Any computer game played, any role-playing game played, any online profile filled-out, have their elements and DNA rooted in Dungeons & Dragons. It’s a game… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 20, 2012No Comments
After years of planning, Diamond Select Toys has opened up pre-orders for their first series of Battle Beasts Minimates! Appearing in the September issue of Previews, the first series of specialty figures will follow the IDW Publishing comic book mini-series, with characters and color schemes that will only be found at comic shops and specialty… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 19, 2012No Comments