17 October 2007– To celebrate the release of PC game Hellgate: London, Weta Limited and Flagship Studios are offering fans a very special opportunity to become a part of the game’s legacy: to win a custom made statue of their head on a Templar Knight from the Weta Collectibles range!  And, as well as receiving… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2007No Comments
I’m starting to feel like the announcer guy from the Price is Right for as many times recently that I’ve announced "A New CAR!"… except I’m always talking about the Mattel line based on the Disney/Pixar film CARS.    The Wal-Mart Wave The Wal-Mart waves that we saw at Comic Con are now shipping to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 19, 2007No Comments
Here are the latest solicitation from DC Direct.  These items should be in stores around June of 2008.  ACTION FIGURES  SHOWCASE PRESENTS SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES Based on the classic stories in the SHOWCASE PRESENTS Library!  Four DC characters are presented here as they were portrayed by some of their top artists! This inaugural series… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 16, 2007No Comments
Today Diamond Select Toys is ready to reveal one of the upcoming busts in the ongoing line of Battlestar Galactica collectibles.  Possibly the most terrifying addition to this Reimagined series, the deadly Cylon Centurions are capable of untold death and destruction thanks to their talon-like claws and fondness for double-barreled machine guns.  Now you too… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 16, 2007No Comments
October 10, 2007 (SEATTLE) — Just in time for Halloween, WizKids Inc. announces the newest MechWarrior® release: the Undead Lance Action Pack, which features a foursome of creepy new ’Mechs™ that promises destruction to anyone who opposes them! With their ghastly appearance and supernatural talents, the Undead Lance features a unique game mechanic previously unseen… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 11, 2007No Comments
  National CineMedia’s FATHOM, CBS Home Entertainment and Startrek.com Present Digitally Remastered Episodes Along With Never-Before-Seen Footage and Behind-the-Scenes Featurette in Nearly 300 Select Movie Theatres Nationwide on November 13 Complete First Season of "Star Trek: The Original Series"  Debuts in High-Definition on DVD One Week Later Centennial, Colo. – Oct. 8, 2007 – "Star… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 11, 2007No Comments
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hot Wheels® cars, Wal-Mart is introducing special Hot Wheels™ T-shirts as well as a retro-inspired Hot Wheels™ Super Rally Car Case, available in limited quantities beginning the first week in October. The 40th Anniversary T-shirts feature the classic Hot Wheels™ logo and are available in blue or black. Each… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 9, 2007No Comments
  Spy Magician & the Fresh Monkey are back. This time they take a look at a brand new creator owned property of articulated resin figures: GYLOS. You can read all about it here.  Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 7, 2007No Comments
Glyos System Series: Pheyden Phase Version Excellis Gear’s Edge Version By ONell Design   by jeremy sung & bill murphy Welcome to the second column in an ongoing series called “A Discussion that looks Inside the Mind of the Insane Ramblings of Spy Magician & the Fresh Monkey” INTRO:   SPYMAGICIAN: Today we’re gonna review […] Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 6, 2007No Comments
October 4, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today prizes for the Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel™ game sweepstakes.  The sweepstakes grand prize is a trip for four to a Disney Theme Park, including round-trip airfare to a Disney resort, hotel room, tickets to a Disney resort and $1,000 spending money.  There will be… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 4, 2007No Comments
The 10" QEE D.I.Y. Project: Bart Simpson Art Exhibition takes on the UK this month. Toy2R and Diamond Comics are proud to announce that Forbidden Planet will host an exhibit of more than 50 customized Bart Simpson Qees. Its the one chance to catch the exhibit in the UK to view these amazing original creations…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 4, 2007No Comments
The Frazetta series continues with Moon Maid, based on original art by master fantasy illustrator, Frank Frazetta   ReelArt Studios and Dark Horse Deluxe are proud to present the Moon Maid statue, the second of an ongoing collection inspired by the original artwork of one of the world’s most beloved fantasy illustrators, Frank Frazetta. In… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2007No Comments
Last week as we were getting ready to walk out the door in the morning for work and school I picked up my now 4-year old daughter.   We were standing next to my shelf of DC Direct figures so she wanted to show off her super hero knowledge to her old man.  She said… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 2, 2007No Comments
Unbelievable! The Cubs are my team, my family’s team, but I’ve always had a soft spot for the Colorado Rockies. Their first season here was the same year I moved to Denver, and I remember skipping class to go to Rockies games. A warm summer day, the hapless Rockies, the knowledge that the rest of your sucker classmates… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • October 1, 20073 Comments
Patriot’s famed QB immortalized in three new figures based on ‘Stylized Realism’ Found in Comic-Book Art Carlsbad, Calif. (September 28, 2007) – Upper Deck gives collectors another reason to log onto allstarvinyl.com next week as Tom Brady’s line of  All Star Vinyl figures drop online.  Brady’s new figures come in three unique editions of the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 1, 2007No Comments
The next property to join Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles’ growing library of licenses is none other than the 1968 classic that introduced the world to damn, dirty apes, Planet of the Apes!  With five feature films, two television series, comic books and more – the Planet of the Apes universe has been a part… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 1, 2007No Comments
HOLY COW! Cubbies win the Central!! No matter how weak the division is, the Cubs went from last in 2006 to first this year, from 30 games under .500 to 84 wins so far – unbelievable!!! The Brewers gave it a great run, but the Cubs pulled it out. WOO HOO!! My Pop and I spent the… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • September 28, 20071 Comment
Diamond Select Toys has updated their site with the fourth series of Battlestar Galactica Mini-mates. With the second series of Battlestar Galactica Minimates on stores shelves and the third wave due in stores later this year, we’re extremely pleased to reveal the next pint-sized BSG release!  The fourth wave of space-faring Minimates will include the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 28, 2007No Comments
September 26, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that DC HeroClix®: Crisis will be the next DC HeroClix release.  Crisis, a loaded title for DC Comics fans, is a story that spans three decades and many Earths and that has completely changed the DC universe.  DC Comics’ Crisis on Infinite Earths storyline chronicles the multiverse-spanning… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 26, 2007No Comments
The First Game to Merge the Vinyl Toy Trend with the World of Computer Gaming to Deliver an Entirely New Interactive Play Experience for Tweens EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – September 26, 2007 – Mattel Inc.’s Radica:® brings its innovation and creative use of technology to the forefront of the marketplace with the introduction of U.B…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 26, 2007No Comments