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SDCC Exclusive Miniature Alliance Secret Wars Spider-man & Hulk  Monogram International features as a salute to the 20 plus year anniversary of Secret Wars – 12 comic series everyone’s favorite classic super heroes Spider-man and Hulk. The story revolves around the plot: A godlike cosmic entity called the Beyonder has been observing the Earth-616 universe… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 4, 2008No Comments
Underground Toys sent us the latest solicitation information on the first assortment of the Torchwood action figures.  The first assortment of figure featuring Gwen, Captain Jack Harkness, Lisa the Cyberwoman, and a Weevil.   These figures should be arriving in July/August 2008 and retail for around $10 each.   The 12 pack cases of figures… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 3, 2008No Comments
You may be wondering why these are so close together.  I’m trying to get this up so folks who have never been will get an idea of what else you can do there. Wednesday thru Friday. Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • June 3, 2008No Comments
So there you are, in San Diego, and you have a week.  How do you spend it?  Well, we used the AAA tourbook to pick out a bunch of stuff.  This is how we spent our 1st 4 days. Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • June 2, 2008No Comments
  Every year there are more and more exclusive toys and statues at San Diego Comic Con. Who can keep track of all of ’em? Well, get your wallets out  ’cause here’s the list you want to bring with you to the big show! (Images, prices, piece numbers and more items to be added as… Read More
Scott Rogers • June 2, 20086 Comments
Perhaps you’ve heard me refer to my "little brother," Johnny. To avoid confusion I’m referring to the terrific 10 year old boy I was matched up with through the "Big Brothers Big Sisters" program. Johnny has 3 brothers (the sibling kind) and 2 cousins. Whereas I thought all of these boys would be easy prey… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • June 1, 20086 Comments
Save UP TO 75 PERCENT! Starting Friday May 30th at 10:00am Mountain time, McFarlane Toys will be having a warehouse moving sale – and retail prices on literally everything will be significantly reduced! Prices as low as $1.50 – or savings up to 75 percent – on Spawn, dragons, 3-D Wall Art, sports and MUCH… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 29, 2008No Comments
North Hills, CA, May 28, 2008 – Imperial Toy, a leading manufacturer of licensed and proprietary bubbles & novelties, and Marvel Entertainment, Inc., a global character-based entertainment licensing company, announced today a multi-year licensing deal. Imperial will launch an extensive line of seasonal and novelty products based on Marvel’s most popular Super Heroes, including The… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 29, 2008No Comments
becasue there is NOTHING to stop the ape uprising now!   It’s only a short distance from this to THIS: And the saddest part… we did it to ourselves. I just hope the cyber-monkeys don’t team up with SkyNet when they enslave us. Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 29, 2008No Comments
I miss the 80s. Sure, it was a weird time, but it was also a really fun time. And pre-internet, the early days of cable TV held so many hidden riches, not the least of which was MTV actually airing music videos all day long. I’m not sure what kids today watch in the afternoon… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • May 27, 2008No Comments
NECA has been gradually trickling out the information on their 2008 Comic Con exclusives.  So far the have announced Exclusives based on Gears of War, Conan and their awesome TMNT line.   Check out the news and images below.   Carmine is Coming to San Diego   NECA Releases Images of the Gears of War… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 27, 2008No Comments
The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) is proud to announce their third bi-annual charity lapel pin sale. The 2008 pin features animated Boba Fett with DCSWCC’s signature Washington Monument as his rocket, in honor of the 30th anniversary of his appearance in The Star Wars Holiday Special. Third in DCSWCC’s series… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 27, 2008No Comments
Yep, it certainly is. Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • May 26, 20083 Comments
Adventure. I love that word.  It’s one of my favorites.  I think it’s one of the most inclusive, evocative words we have and hearing it makes me happy. Tonight, we’re going to talk about adventure as combined with another of my favorite words, hero.  Specifically, we’re going to talk about when the two words, along… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • May 24, 20089 Comments
MILWAUKIE, OR—Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising and Dark Horse Comics are proud to present two magical products that are sure to provide hours of sleepless slumber parties this fall. Joss Whedon’s mythology comes alive with the official Buffy the Vampire Slayer Tarot Deck and the Buffy the Vampire Slayer “Conversations with Dead People” Board! Named… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 22, 2008No Comments
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. May 20, 2008 – Mattel announced today it will provide more than $125,000 in immediate and long-term disaster relief to support victims of the devastating earthquake in Sichuan province of China and the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis in southwest Myanmar. Funds will go to the American Red Cross and Save the Children…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 21, 20081 Comment
One of our posters asked,  “Why isn’t John Stewart in the JLA line which had the 3rd wave solicited this week.  I started writing and decided it was kind of long for a post. The current JLA line of figures form DCDirect covers the JLA comic era that was started roughly at the "One Year… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • May 21, 20087 Comments
With new Marvel Select figures like Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the Incredible Hulk beginning to hit stores this summer, DST is excited to announce a new special release featuring Marvel Select all-stars in the upcoming Best of Marvel Select #3 cases!  In addition to marking the return of three sold-out action figures, this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2008No Comments
2008 marks the return of one of the most important super-teams in the history of the Marvel Universe, and now Diamond Select Toys is bring the Invaders to San Diego Comic Con as never before!  Exclusively available at the biggest convention of the year, DST is proud to announce the all-new Invaders Minimates Box Set!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2008No Comments
After unveiling the incredible line of WATCHMEN MOVIE products at the New York Comic Con and online at EW.com, DC Direct solicits the first wave of products inspired by the upcoming movie in this month’s Previews.   Get ready for a three-month WATCHMEN MOVIE product extravaganza, beginning with items solicited in the June Previews for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2008No Comments
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