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As many of you have seen (and tasted now) Hardees/Carl’s Jr. restaraunts have started their much heralded Justice League Unlimited Kids Meal promotion.  The big 3 are represented in figural form and a wee card game in this bunch. I was fortunate that a nice Carl’s Jr. employee (ironically named "Ronald) was willing to dig… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 13, 2007No Comments
May 11, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) – The Marvel HeroClix Coming of Galactus World HeroClix event is scheduled to begin one week later than originally announced. The five-week Sealed Tournament will begin on July 12, 2007, in order to involve even more locations worldwide. "We want to include as many retail locations as possible so that… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 11, 2007No Comments
Now Playing four will consist of The Leprechaun, an Anubis Warrior from The Mummy Returns, and the Shadow Puppet Klown from Killer Klowns from Outer Space. SRP on the figures is $15.99 and these figures will be shipping in late 2007. The figures are in 7" scale. We will also be making an American Werewolf… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 11, 2007No Comments
SOTA Toys is lowering the retail price of Darkstalkers from $24.99 to $17.99. In doing so, SOTA is taking the number of accessories that came with these figures and including only those that are essential. SOTA is responding to the fact that action figure fans care more about getting the figures that they want for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 11, 2007No Comments
Helo Enlists with AFX! Renowned internet retailer Action Figure Xpress will partner with DST to produce an exclusive Battlestar Galactica action figure featuring the skilled officer and occasional hot-head – Helo!  So he married a Cylon… can you blame him? Sculpted by Jean St. Jean and featuring 20 points of articulation, this exclusive action figure… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 9, 2007No Comments
May 9, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) — WizKids, Inc., maker of the hit collectible game, HeroClix, announced the “Coming of Galactus” event to celebrate the fifth anniversary of HeroClix.  Beginning in July, the “Coming of Galactus” event is a five-week Sealed Tournament; one of the largest events ever offered for the Marvel HeroClix line with Galactus… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 9, 2007No Comments
May 8, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) — To celebrate the newest release in the runaway hit Pirates series, Pirates at Ocean’s Edge, WizKids, Inc. with distribution partners Alliance Game Distributors and Diamond Comic Distributors, and Gale Force Nine is announcing a special event called, Pirates at Ocean’s Edge: On the Rocks. Celebrating the arrival of Pirates… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 9, 2007No Comments
Plans for this summer’s San Diego Comic Con are firming up and DST is very excited to announce a STAR TREK partnership as sure to send fans running as a belligerent Nausicaan with a chip on his shoulder!  Only available through Diamond Select Toys, Action Figure Xpress, Toy Rocket and New Force Comics, four exclusive… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 8, 2007No Comments
  "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat."  -Theodore Roosevelt   Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • May 6, 2007No Comments
Montreal, Quebec, Canada – 3rd May 2007.  SaiZon is extending the scope of playability of Stikfas Action Figure Kits through the launch of a new online gaming website – www.stikfasgames.com The new website currently features 8 games, each of which features a product from the Stikfas product line.  For example, one of the games features… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 6, 2007No Comments
Over at NECA’s MySpace page they have revealed the details of their 2007 Comic Con Summer exclusives:   NECA Convention Exclusives – The Scoop It’s getting close to the Summer Convention Season and before we get scooped by anyone else we wanted to let you know about some of the exclusives we will have in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 4, 2007No Comments
The third assortment of Diamond Select Toy’s Stargate SG-1 action figures is now on sale and should quickly follow its preceding waves with a fast sell-out!  Not to be outdone, a special fourth wave of Stargate SG-1 action figures will be premiering later this year! This themed wave features the as-yet-unproduced Desert Combat versions of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 4, 2007No Comments
One of the exclusives last month at the WizardWorld Los Angeles comic book conventions was the Exclusive Spider-Man3 MiniMate 2-pack.  This pack featured both the Red Spider-Man and Black Costume Spiderman. These new versions of Spider-man use the standard size MiniMate body and it is the first time that the movie costume has been used… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 4, 2007No Comments
In this week before the Spider-Man 3 debut, here are the newest images of Diamond Select Toys new Spider-Man 3 Statues.  One may be a bit spoilery!!!   SPIDER-MAN 3 SPIDER-MAN STATUE Taken directly from this spring’s Spider-Man 3, this 12-inch statue features the spectacular Spider-Man swinging into action! Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios and created… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 2007No Comments
Diamond Select Toys newest bust is the "New Avengers Spider-Man" Straight from the pages of Civil War this 6" bust depicts the now un-masked wall crawler in his new costume. After Spider-Man’s newer powers developed in "The Other", Tony Stark (Iron Man) developed a new suit for Peter, which he began wearing in The Amazing… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 2007No Comments
  This year, almost 2,000 comic book stores across the continent and around the planet plan to give away 2 MILLION comic books absolutely free! With up to 44 titles to choose from, the selection of books on May 5 will include comic books for all ages and tastes. Free Comic Book Day is the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2007No Comments
Snow Patrol’s video for their new song "Signal Fire", an original song and video from the upcoming Spiderman 3 Soundtrack in stores May 1st Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 29, 2007No Comments
In a move possibly tied to the VA tech shootings, Ebay has begun to enforce a tough ban on toy guns. Caught in the crossfire is Transformers Decepticon leader Megatron, masterpiece, vintage or otherwise. Read more at Tformers.com Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 29, 2007No Comments
Santa Monica, CA – April 27, 2007 – It’s time to choose your side!  The fight for earth is being waged online with the launch of The Battle for the AllSpark web game on the official TRANSFORMERS: The Game site from Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), under license from HPG, the licensing division of Hasbro, Inc…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 27, 2007No Comments
Toys created for the DreamWorks and Paramount live action TRANSFORMERS feature film that invades theatres nationwide on July 4, 2007 Pawtucket, RI (April 27, 2007) –  The wait is over!  On Friday morning, April 27, 2007, TRANSFORMERS fans will finally be able to check out the first wave of movie-based toys and action figures associated… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 27, 2007No Comments
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