Tag: 2015

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2015
Fans attending New York Comic Con on Thursday, October 8th will receive an exclusive sneak peek of what’s to come in the second season of Star Wars Rebels with a panel featuring special guests plus a preview screening of two new episodes from the series. As the second season of Star Wars Rebels opens, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2015
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After 16 epic years as host of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Jon Stewart has announced his retirement plans. What will Stewart do next? A trip to Disney? A run for President? A one-way trip to Mars? No, Stewart is set to host WWE’s SummerSlam® on Sunday, August 23 at 7pm ET…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
Lego just unveiled a new Winter Village Toy Shop for this year! Enjoy the holiday season with the Winter Toy Shop!   Welcome to the Winter Toy Shop! The holiday season has arrived and the toymaker is busy finishing off his latest creations! Outside, children ski and snowboard, and a freshly built snowman sparkles in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
“GIGANTIC” TAKES ROOT – Things are looking up at Walt Disney Animation Studios – way up. “Gigantic,” Disney’s unique take on “Jack and the Beanstalk,” will feature music from Oscar®-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who greeted D23 EXPO fans in signature style—in song—alongside director Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and producer Dorothy McKim (“Get A…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
SHAKIRA SHAKES UP “ZOOTOPIA” – International superstar Shakira is lending her Grammy®-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia, D23 EXPO fans learned via a taped message from Shakira today. Ginnifer Goodwin (ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” “Something Borrowed,” “Walk the Line”), the voice of the film’s rookie rabbit officer Judy Hopps, saluted fans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2015
Build a beautifully detailed LEGO® version of WALL•E—the last robot left on Earth! Created by Angus MacLane, an animator and director at Pixar Animation Studios, and selected by LEGO Ideas members, the development of this model began alongside the making of the lovable animated character for the classic Pixar feature film. It has taken almost…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2015
While at San Diego Comic Con 2015 we were able to catch some time with our old friend Todd McFarlane of Image Comics and McFarlane Toys fame to talk about the newly announced Game of Thrones construction sets, the new Walking Dead sets, action figures, how he’s coming with the Spawn movie script and much more!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2015
BE THE FIRST TO “SHARE THE FORCE” WITH TARGET AT D23 EXPO AUGUST 14 – 16 AT THE Share the Force booth (F6) next to Center Stage BE THE FIRST TO JOIN THROUGH #SHARETHEFORCE Target is creating the first-ever collection of Star Wars memories to be permanently archived at Lucasfilm. Attendees at D23 EXPO: The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 9, 2015
Recently Hot Toys has showcased the incredible and ground-breaking 1/6th scale Millennium Falcon diorama at Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong (ACGHK) that has excited many Star Wars fans around the world! Now this spectacular exhibit has landed in Taiwan at the 2015 Comic Exhibition! Together with our official distributor Beast Kingdom, Hot Toys are bringing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
Skylanders Charges into Gamescom with Exciting Announcements and Franchise Firsts COLOGNE, Germany – August 5, 2015 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), continues to blaze the toys-to-life trail with Skylanders franchise firsts, racing and online multiplayer gameplay on console in Skylanders® SuperChargers, developed by Vicarious Visions. Whether fans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2015
Some more of the SDCC “Skeletor’s Lair” Super7 items are now available on line to order: Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. Available Now! The classic rubber figures return with Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. figures! The flexible, durable & unstoppable Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. figures, aka M.O.T.U.S.C.L.E., continue the classic line of 1980’s MUSCLE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2015
Boulder, CO – July 30, 2015 – Kidrobot is excited to announce Baby Huey will soon be available in stores and online at Kidrobot.com following it’s successful launch at San Diego Comic Con. It’s all about that fade baby! Pretty hard to step into your Dad’s shoes, even if you have teeny tiny little feet, but a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
Today  Gentle Giant ltd/3D Systems announced their first 2015 holiday item – Salacious Crumb Holiday 2015 Jumbo Figure.   Since there was not a GG Premier Club exclusive figure as a reward for signing up for the PM, this PGM exclusive figure will have to do for fans of the Jumbo line.   The figure is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
Last year, Gen Con saw the launch of the Pathfinder Minimates line, with a series of exclusive mini-figure two-packs and a veritable horde of exclusive Goblins based on the popular role-playing game from Paizo. This year, the spectre of Pathfinder Minimates has risen again, with an all-new Goblin Minimate available for the first time at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2015
Super7 announced yesterday that they were offering some of the items from the 2015 San Diego Comic Con Skeltor’s Lair pop-up store.   See below for the list of items available.   Skeletor’s Lair Print by Jason Edmiston! The SDCC 2015 Skeletor’s Lair Pop-Up shop lasted for one week only, but now you can turn your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2015
The gang at Warpo Toys posted some pictures of an EPIC Cthulhu costume they are taking to Gen Con 2015 today over on their Facebook page.   How would you like to run into THIS on the con floor?!?   The end is near… ‪#‎CthulhuIsComing‬ …But is Gen Con ready for it?

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2015
Last night we posted the news that MattyCollector.com had announced a new/different plan than the original one for the King Hssss torso for Club Eternia 2015.   This news seemed to divide the fandom on how Matty was handling this piece that many believed would be a pack in accessory of another figure in the 2015…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2015
After MattyCollector’s 2015 SDCC MattyPalooza panel many MOTU fans were wondering what the future of the 200x King Hsss in Snake Form head/torso would be.   Last year fans were told that the extra part that was shown in the 2014 display case would ship with a regular MOTUC figure later in 2015.   No mention was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2015
The Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong (ACGHK) 2015 has officially started today! Hot Toys has once again participated in this biggest pop-culture convention in town! This year Hot Toys is partnering up with The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) to bring the “Star Wars Galaxy Exhibition Powered by Hot Toys” to ACGHK! In celebrating the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2015
  Glendale, Calif. — July 23, 2015 — Disney Store today announced the all-new collections and Limited Editions set to launch at this year’s D23 EXPO 2015, Disney’s ultimate fan event held at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14–16. Located within the Disney Consumer Products Pavilion at D23 EXPO, the Disney Store shop will feature…

 

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