Tag: Target

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2014
Funko is excited to be part of Target’s “Collector’s World” section in stores nationwide! Visit a Target store to find the “Collector’s World” endcap in the toys department. Visit the store finder on www.funko.com to find your nearest Target. Visit the trading card section, located at the front of Target stores, for a Pocket Pop!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2014
  Funko is excited to announce a Target Exclusive Unmasked Batman Pop! The Target Exclusive Unmasked Batman Pop! is flowing into Target stores nationwide this week!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2014
For all of you folks that have been asking for more toy talk on the podcast, then this is the episode for you! We talk a little bit of music, a little bit of catch up and then we dive deep in our plastic lives and talk toys. I don’t think we talk about a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 12, 2014
ScreenHunter_419 Sep. 11 23.43 Target.com is now taking pre-orders on the Blu-ray release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and with it Target gets an exclusive NECA gorilla soldier in retro packaging:   Get a Target Exclusive Planet of the Apes Gorilla Soldier Classic Action Figure in Retro Packaging with the pre-order of Dawn of the Planet…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2014
halfshell-Heroes-TF1 Come ON!  How cute are these?    Playmates Toys have take the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to pre-school with their new TMNT “Halfshell Heroes” line of figures and vehicles.   While maybe not for every collector, this line makes perfect sense for Playmates toys as many of the children of the 80s are starting to have children…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2014
Action-Packed Blasters Feature Innovative Smart Stick™ System for the Ultimate Active-Play Experience EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel brings new style and attitude to active play with BOOMco.™, a ground-breaking innovation in blaster technology. Only BOOMco.™ uses Smart Stick™, a cutting-edge dart and target system that’s paired with amped-up blasters to bring kids the ultimate in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2014
IMG_6076 A couple of times a year Target stores set up special holiday sections of the stores.  We’ve reported on some of the past sales and items.  We are heading into Spring soon, so that means Easter is just around the corner.  That means that the holiday section has been over run with eggs, decorating kits,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2014
#TF14 Video Tour of Mattel’s Collector Press Event Showroom. Here’s a video tour of Mattel’s 2014 Collector Press Showcase Event held 2/16 at NY ToyFair.   Check out the latest reveals from Masters of the Universe, DC Comics, Hot Wheels, WWE, Monster High and Imaginext.   [youtube]http://youtu.be/-Y1u6-sLIzQ[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2014
FunkoLegGOTSnow1 New line of articulated action figures available now exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide LYNNWOOD, WA – February 11, 2014– Funko is excited to announce a new line of highly articulated action figures celebrating some of pop culture’s biggest franchises. The hit HBO® series Game of Thrones® will be the first license released in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 12, 2014
CapAmTWSTargetDisp1 Right before the holidays we started to see a few items, mostly role-play, trickle into stores for Hasbro’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier line.   Now that the calendar has flipped to 2014 the figures are starting  to hit mass retail and on-line at places like BigBadToyStore, EntertainmentEarth and Amazon.com. This first wave has: Captain America,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2014
BatEG4inTargetDisplay1 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 Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2013
MLCapAmWW2Ft While out and about this week I found one of the new figures from the new Marvel Legends Captain America themed wave at a local Target.   This is the WWII Captain America, which is the figure that comes without a piece of the Mandroid build-a-figure.   The packaging of this wave is a significant departure from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 15, 2013
IMG_5363 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
November 29, 2013
ImagScarecrowPoison-Ivy All good things must come to an end.   And so we come to the end of our first ever Imaginext week.   I hope you have enjoyed these reveals as much as I have.   We’re going out with a big finish – an awesome pair of Bat villains! But first lets look at the final installment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2013
After a long “dry” spell of any new Star Wars product out of Hasbro I was surprised to walk into my local Target today and see the new Star Wars Mission Series 2-packs.   I found 3 of the 4 packs in the first wave.    I’m not sure if the price on the tag was accurate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
EmptyIM3-224x300.jpg Um… that’s NOT an action figure.      That’s an arm and some random loose pieces. Do you even look at these things when you take them back? Good luck with that. Love always, People with eyes and common sense 4 comments

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
Save the Day At Target With The Justice League Several weeks ago we posted the press release about Warner Brothers Consumer Products and Target teaming up to bring fans a wide range of DC Comics/Justice League themed product to Target stores this year.  At that time I don’t think any of us imagined just how much Justice League we would be getting, but it…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2013
logo-500x3861.jpg Happy Memorial Day everyone. I hope you are having a nice long weekend while keeping in mind the sacrifice of those that served our country and gave us our freedoms. We’re back with another Monday and an all new episode. We get a little philosophical about “back in our day” in this episode and do…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2013
IM3MightMugTarget1-1024x9461.jpg It’s always a difficult proposition to do anything having to to do with blindbox/blind bag at mass retail since there’s no one around to say “hey, don’t open that.”  This was the scene at my local Target over the weekend.

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2013
MOSNamekScreen1-500x274.png Here in So Cal I have been on a desperate hunt for Mattel’s 6″ Movie Masters line from “Man of Steel.”   Even though the on-shelf embargo date was back on April 28th, none of the local Target or Toy R Us stores that I have visited have put out ANY product, even though they have…

 

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