Tag: action figures

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2014
TMNTMovieRevamp3 While strolling through my local Target this weekend something in the toy aisle caught my eye… which was exactly what it was designed to do.   Playmates Toys has redesigned the packaging for their Ninja Turtle movie product.  Just in time for the holidays AND the DVD/BluRay release this month they revamped not only the shape…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 4, 2014
DCCCappullo2Thrasher1 The DC Comics Designer Series from DC Collectibles is bringing the work of Batman artist Greg Capullo to life… literally! In this exclusive stop-motion clip, the four figures from the just released Series 2 take action in a spectacular fight to the finish. Catwoman, Mr. Freeze, Red Hood and the spectacular Thrasher Suit Batman are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2014
MattelTent14pic1 It’s that time of year again! Once a year, at Mattel’s  headquarters in El Segundo, they hold their annual holiday tent sale.  This sale typically runs from Halloween until just before Christmas around the corner from their main building in an adjacent parking lot.   The sale is primarily made up of bulk overstock toy of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
Author Philip Reed sent us the information on his current action figure book that is wrapping up on Kickstarter in a little over a week. Philip describes the project as “Scattered thoughts on the action figure marketing of the eighties.”  His new book   Each Sold Separately, Action Figure Marketing of the 80s  is a 48-page…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
NECAAlienSeries4pic1 We’ve been drooling over these ever since NECA revealed the sculpts at SDCC.  Now NECA releases new images of the figures as the are nearing their arrival in stores! Take a look at Series 4 in our best-selling Alien action figure collection celebrates 35 years of the original #Alien film with all-new character debuts! It…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2014
ScreenHunter_462 Nov. 29 13.15 Hot Toys has been featured on CNN for its meticulously created high-end movie-accurate collectibles! Hot Toys’ Founder Mr. Howard Chan was interviewed recently at our Hong Kong official store Hot Toys-Secret Base, the Sci-Fi themed concept store which is claimed to be a “haven” for high-end action figure fans by CNN to talk about what…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 26, 2014
MezcoMKXRaiden2 New York- Mezco proudly unveils one of their initial trio of Mortal Kombat X figures: Raiden.   Raiden, the eternal God of Thunder, is arguably one of the most powerful characters in all of Mortal Kombat, and just like each of the three figures in Mezco’s initial wave, is one of the few to be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2014
AHMadmanAmazingHeroesFigure Mike Allred’s Madman figure has been unlocked early in celebration of the new comic book release.   Los Angeles, CA (November 25, 2014)—To celebrate the November 26th release of Michael Allred’s Madman In Your Face 3D Special, the Amazing Heroes Wave 1.5 Kickstarter by Fresh Monkey Fiction has now unlocked the exclusive Madman 4.5” action figure for a $25 pledge. Also available is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 24, 2014
TOTY15-logo Consumers invited to vote for their favorites at ToyAwards.org – now until January 11, 2015   New York, NY | November 24, 2014 – The Toy Industry Association (TIA) announced today the 83 finalists for the prestigious 2015 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) – also known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry.  Between now and January 11, 2015,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 22, 2014
800x800_giftsforhim A Black Friday Sale for the Collector   LOS ANGELES, CA: November 21, 2014 — Attention, collectors! Get the best deals on the most sought-after collectibles of the holiday season… from a single source. Entertainment Earth caters to the collector, and nowhere is that more evident than in the company’s Pre-Black Friday Sale starting November 23,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2014
This week MattyCollector.com posted the preliminary details on their “7 Days of Cyber Monday” sales.   There’s a lot of information to take in and there will be a lot more revealed next week I suspect.  But in the meantime see what we know about the sale below:   The Turducken of holiday sales is back…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
Our friends over at Kasual Friday sent us an update about their latest releases: First, Wave 2 of the new SuperStars line is now available and can be found on shelves at Comic Shops and Specialty Retailers as well as through online retailers like EntertainmentEarth.com, BigBadToyStore.com and ClarkToys.com. This Wave includes carded, 3.25″ versions of Rocky…

 

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