For the past couple of  years, right around the holidays, Mattel headquarters here in Southern California opens a big holiday clearance tent sale in the parking lot behind their campus.   They have a retail store on site too and also open a few regional stores for the month of December, but the tent sale really deals… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 12, 20087 Comments
SHOUT! FACTORY UNLEASHES FOUR MORE UNRELEASED MST3K EPISODES IN A COLLECTIBLE 4-DVD BOX SET Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XIV Featuring MST3K Film Episodes Mad Monster, Manhunt in Space, Soultaker and Final Justice, Limited-Edition Mini-Posters, and All-New Bonus Content      IN STORES NATIONWIDE FEBRUARY 3, 2009 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY  From 1988 to 1999, the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 12, 2008No Comments
Images of possible new figures from the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen movie have been circulating around the net. From Tformers.com: Thanks to EasyNet, we have images of what a TaoBao auctioneer claims is Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Knock Out and Dirt Boss with alternates of a motorcycle and forklift, respectively. Knock Off is just a… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 12, 2008No Comments
Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) — KB Toys Inc., the 86-year-old toy retailer, filed for bankruptcy with plans to shut its 277 stores, citing a “sudden drop” in sales. The Chapter 11 filing comes three years after KB Toys exited bankruptcy by closing almost half of its 1,200 stores. The chain has shut hundreds more since then… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 11, 2008No Comments
MEZCO releases the second in their series of stylized horror icons; Leatherface from the infamous Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Standing nine inches tall, the maniac comes complete with chainsaw, bucket of glistening gore, bloody mallet, “bone” handle knife, and removable apron. Leatherface features 13 points of articulation and real cloth clothing.    This item continues the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 11, 2008No Comments
I think its safe to assume that most of us here relate pretty well with kids. So its fairly typical that I’ve got a good rapport with my employer’s son, age 5, who we’ll call D.E. Whenever D.E. comes to the office we spend time talking about comic books, cartoons, super heroes, toys, and whatever… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • December 11, 200816 Comments
The Soul Calibur 4 “Taki” 12-Inch figure is now up for pre-order! Slated for an end-of-March 2009 release, Taki will come with the updated Otaku 1.2 body with metal pinned hips as well as the highly anticipated Bullet Time display stand. Keep your eyes peeled for more characters from the Soul Calibur 4 line-up in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 10, 2008No Comments
Ruben Procopio and Masked Avengers studios announced at Screaming Tiki Con last month the second bust in their "Really Retro" line.  Every Adam West bust needs his "old chum" Burt Ward, so Masked Avenger Studios is happy to oblige us. This is a limited edition run of 250 busts with 100 piece variant. Preorder information… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 10, 2008No Comments
Last week they announced the acquisition of the Wanted: Dead or Alive TV series which starred Steve McQueen. This week we are excited to announce the acquisition of the classic Edgar Rice Burroughs Mars Trilogy! See below for the full press release on two of these great licenses! Pre-orders for the first figures will begin… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 10, 2008No Comments
Electric Tiki updated their website with a rough sculpt, teaser picture of their upcoming Rocketeer statue that is part of their "Classic Heroes" line.  From the looks of this image it appears that the statue is based on the movie poster of the Disney film.  There has been so little product released based on the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 10, 2008No Comments
Images of the upcoming Masters Of The Universe Classics Skeletor are here. Skeletor comes complete with Havok Staff, chest armor, and Power Sword. More pics are here: http://www.toyark.com/news/masters-of-the-universe-toy-news-10/master-of-the-universe-skeletor-in-package-332/ Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 10, 2008No Comments
From the Art Asylum blog: http://www.artasylum.com/blog/2008/12/im-not-throwing-you-anything/ "Yes, here is the long-awaited Ultimate Quarter Scale Raiders of the Lost Ark “Classic” Indiana Jones figure. We received our first package samples and just had to tear one open and play with it. I hope you all will enjoy it as much as we did. Although truth be… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 10, 2008No Comments