Tag: Batman

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2014
First! It’s a huge month for Diamond Select Toys, with several new licenses making their debuts in Diamond Comics’ Previews catalog. The February issue won’t be out for a week or so, but retailers are already offering pre-orders on a bunch of new DST items, including the first Sin City and Amazing Spider-Man 2 Select…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2014
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Collectibles.  These products will appear and be available to pre-order in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores in July 2014.  ACTION FIGURES BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2014
Warner Brothers made the interesting choice of letting Conan O’Brien break the news to the public via Twitter.   Just an hour ago Conan post the following tweet and image to his account and official website:   The DVD rights to the classic TV show have been a legal nightmare for decades.   Many fans have been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2014
 Acclaimed Filmmaker Brett Culp Explores Stories of Everyday Heroes and Features Batfans Turned Heroes, including Batman Executive Producer Michael Uslan   Tampa, Fla., January 15, 2014 – Everyone wants to become a superhero. The universal theme of battling evil with good resonates with every individual around the world. Beginning in February, acclaimed filmmaker, Brett Culp,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2014
The next new Mattel line we are looking at for 2014 is the 6″ mass retail value line “DC Total Heroes.”   This first wave of the 6″ figures is now hitting mass retail shelves and on-line retailers such as Amazon.com and BigBadToyStore.com.   This line of stylize figures that utilize the same basic “buck” will be a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2014
As we start the new year and stores start re-setting their post-holiday aisles, more new products are hitting stores now.  As we saw at SDCC last year Mattel is thinking small when it comes to retail.  Smaller figures that is.   The “evergreen’ Batman line is shrinking from 5″ to 3.75” and Batman is bringing along…

 

by Cesar Zamora
January 9, 2014
2013 is over and done with but looking back it was a pretty great year for action figures. I got a ton of figures last year so it was hard to narrow it down but if you will, I bring you my Top 5…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2013
As a hero with many superior tech and equipment, Batman uses a specialized armory to store all of his state-of-the-art weaponries and gadgets. Now Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Batman Armory from The Dark Knight together in a set with Bruce Wayne and the firstly launched Alfred Pennyworth collectible figures. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2013
Once a year at Mattel HQ as part of their regular company store they have their annual tent sale.  This sale typically runs from just after Halloween until just before Christmas.   The sale is primarily made up of bulk overstock. Whatever item  they put out there they always have a LOT of said item, like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2013
Just a quick end-of-year product update and a thank you/happy holidays message from Toy Guru. [youtube]http://youtu.be/Pvfujflbi9Y[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2013
Wave one of Figures Toy Company‘s Batman Mego-repros have hit and all of the reviews I’ve seen have been very positive (my set is wrapped and under the Christmas tree).   This week Figures Toy Co shows us new pictures of the first wave of 8″ retro figures based on the 1966 Classic TV Batman.    Wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 RETRO 8″ FIGURE SERIES 01 – SET, SINGLES This new assortment has new head sculpts and costumes taken directly from the 1966 TV series.  It includes Batman, Robin, the Riddler and the Joker, and they are priced at $26.99 each, or the Set of 4 at $104.99. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Batman%20Classic%201966%20TV%20Retro%208%22%20Figure%20Series%2001…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 16, 2013
If you love all of Mattel’s MattyCollector.com product then you had better have deep pockets today as there are three high-dollar items going on sale as part of their December 16th sale.   In today’s sale we have the MOTUC Castle Grayskull day-of sale for $300, the Ghostbusters Neutrino Wand for $130 and the 1966 Batman…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 15, 2013
For the past several years Target stores have been offering up some fun new seasonal items for fans of pop culture as part of their seasonal resets and this year is no exception.  As a part of this, Target has done a seasonal aisle of toys, food, ornaments and sometimes even exclusive figures.   The toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2013
IDW And The Library Of American Comics Next Team-Up!   San Diego, CA (December 11, 2013) – Renowned for its Eisner and Harvey Award-winning archival work, IDW’s The Library of American Comics will continue its collaboration with DC Entertainment by collecting the Batman’s Silver Age newspaper strips in a matching format to the Silver Age…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2013
New York-   Triskaidekaphobics rejoice! Mezco has just made Friday the 13th less frightening, with their Friday The 13th Lucky Mystery Box. Each $13 box contains at least $26 worth of Mezco goodness, but as a special surprise, some lucky customer will receive special additional bonus items making their boxes worth over $113! What kind of bonus…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SHRINE OF TALOS 14″ STATUE This 1/6 scale piece is limited to 750 pieces and shows armored Talos about to slay a serpent.  This statue is listed at $159.99 and includes a hand-numbered base and certificate of authenticity. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=GMH10007&mode=retail THREEZERO FULL METAL GHOST FIGURE This 1/12 scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 7, 2013
Uglydoll x DC Comics Vinyl Figures What do you get when you cross a superhero with an Uglydoll? Totally cool vinyl figures from Funko! Ice-Bat at Batman! Wedgehead as Robin! Babo as Superman! These vinyl figures love justice! …And snacks! Available February 11th! Pop! Movies: Scarface Say hello to our little friend… Emphasis on little! The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2013
DC Comics Wacky Wisecracks New from our Wacky Wisecracks line… Batman and The Joker! Each bobbling Wisecrack features it’s own crafty crack! Are you CAPE-ABLE or totally crazy? So cute and clever!   Available December 24th! Star Wars Wacky Wisecracks If you liked what you saw above, you’re in luck! We have even more witty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 1, 2013
This made the rounds last week, but it’s SO amazing that it bares repeating.  This is a mind bending Lego set constructed by “LegoBrickBarron” of the Joker’s Funhouse.   It’s a cool enough contruction all on it’s own, but he went the extra set and ANIMATED many of the scenes.   You have to see it to…

 

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