Tag: Mego

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2014
I hope all of you US listeners are enjoying the long holiday weekend.  I know I am.  Here we are at our alliteration episode, number 111… is it still alliteration if it’s with numbers and not letters? As we discuss in this episode we now live in a world with a 12th Doctor, and just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2014
FTCSFGleek1  Figures Toy Company is releasing the news of new line and figures through a variety of media.  Most recently they announced a DC Super Friends line on the “Electric Ballroom” radio show.  It looks like anther announcement is coming on Sunday via the same venue.  AND today they debut their (naked) Gleek figure.   Our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2014
Today Figures Toy Company announced 8 new limited edition Hero Team-Up 2-packs (9 if you count a packaging variant).   These are a great way to pick up some of your favorite 8″ retro heroes, including some past figures that had sold out already.    Four more two-packs just added! Batman Classic TV Series. Also shipping…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2014
AlienEggBank1 The new issue of Previews is making its way to comic shops, and Diamond Select Toys has another diverse array of amazing merchandise in its pages! Pre-orders open today for ten new items, including banks, bottle openers, retro figures, Minimates and silicone trays, from license like Aliens, Batman, Buck Rogers, Godzilla, Kill Bill, Marvel, My…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2014
Now through August 12 EntertainmentEarth.com is running a great sale on all lines of Figures Toy Co 8″ Retro lines.  Choose from DC Comics, KISS and more!   Click on the image below to be taken to the sale page.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2014
COMING SOON: Super Powers Action Figures With Fist Fighting Action. These action figures come with fist fighting action! One position allows for a karate chop when you hit the switch on the back of the figure, and the other position allows for both arms to punch.  Series 1 includes Superman, Green Arrow, Shazam & Aquaman….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2014
July is a magic month for geeks like us.   There’s summer movies, new toys, and San Diego Comic Con.    So much goodness is happening for pop culture fans that we never need to go outside in the sun at all.   We will be heading out to the big show this week.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2014
Lis_B9a Comic shops and online retailers around the world have been given a sneak peek at August’s Previews catalog from Diamond Comic Distributors, and now we’re giving you one, too! DST has several new items up for pre-order now, with release dates ranging from this fall to early 2015. Check out their newest Batman TV bust,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2014
  COMING SOON: Superman Retro 8 Inch Action Figures. Superman & Supergirl are exact replicas of the original action figures that were released by Mego. Mr. Mxyzptlk is also a replica, but is on the 6 inch teen body. Bizarro No. 1 is a Figures Toy Company original. These will be released in November  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2014
FTC88BatExBoxingBat1 Last week, on their Facebook page, Figures Toy Company revealed several new variants of their 1966 Batman classic TV line of figures that will be exclusives to certain outlets. This will all be episode specific costume variants.  Not all of the retailers have been announced as to which exclusive will be with.   These will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2014
ScreenHunter_394 Jun. 29 21.14 The Action Figure Hall of Fame has been created to honor those toys who have stood the test of time and become part of the fabric of Pop Culture.  It seems fitting that 50 years after Hasbro introduced the first action figure, the G.I. Joe line,  we begin to recognize some of the greats and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2014
NECARetroMisfits1   HAPPY FRIDAY THE 13TH!! In honor of this highest of holy days we are proud to announce the next figure from #NECA to get the retro treatment – the new Misfits “The #Fiend” 8 inch clothed action figure!! The macabre mascot is instantly recognizable to fans around the world as the symbol of the band the Misfits, and we’ve…

 

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