Tag: The Watchmen


by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2016
dc-comics-who-watches-the-watchmen-premium-art-print-500371-01 A tribute to Alan Moore’s gritty superhero masterpiece turned pop culture phenomenon, Sideshow Collectibles is proud to introduce the ‘Who Watches the Watchmen’ Premium Art Print by Jon Foster. Premium Art Print by Sideshow Collectibles •A tribute to Alan Moore’s gritty superhero masterpiece turned pop culture phenomenon, Sideshow is proud to introduce the ‘Who Watches the Watchmen’ Premium Art Print by Jon Foster! • Rorshach. The Comedian. Dr. Manhattan. Silk Specter. Nite Owl. It’s the glory days of the costumed vigilantes, but the times are quickly changing. The mission is to watch over humanity… but who is watching the Watchmen? • This 18×24” hand-­‐numbered, limited edition art print features an authorized, automated penciled signature and embossed seal of authenticity. • Available framed or unframed Release Date: Monday, February 1st, 2016 – 10:00AM PT URL: http://bit.ly/getwatchmenprint Price: $239.99 Edition Size: 200


by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2015
BnNPopCulturedBanner2 There’s Something for Everyone in the Family, Including a Special Buy Two Get the Third Free Offer on DC Comics Graphic Novels, a To Kill a Mockingbird Read-A-Thon and the Exciting Release of Go Set a Watchman NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content,…


by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2014
An Evening With Dave Gibbons, With Ultra-Limited Version Of Book, Also Unveiled   San Diego, CA (July 10, 2014) – The highly anticipated Dave Gibbons Watchmen: Artifact Edition, produced in partnership with DC Entertainment, will make its debut at Comic-Con International Preview night on July 23, 2014. Dave Gibbons himself will be on hand as…


by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2014
bhg29_001_newsPage.jpg This week Mattel announced the product line up for their March MattyCollector.com figure sale:   Go green on March 17! Make sure you’re here for the first of four new DCU Ultra figures. We’ve got the Total Heroes™ Green Lantern Corp arriving with three sets of heads and hands for maximum customization. And we’ve got…


by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2013
clubblackfreighter This month we got the final piece in Mattel’s “The Watchmen” line of 6″ action figures and the “Club Black Freighter” subscription.   As with any action figure line there are some hits and misses and things that not everyone agrees on.   Some folks didn’t like the scale of the figures since they use the DCUC…


by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2013
The countdown is over… Spoiler Alert: On the off chance you haven’t read ‘The Watchmen yet or if you don’t want to know the truth about Ozymandias, stop reading now. Who watches the Watchmen? Even crime fighters need to be held accountable… more than ever in a world where they themselves are the outlaws! One…


by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2013
The next figure in Mattel’s DCSC “Watchemen” Club Black Freighter  subscription line is the Comedian. The Comedian is the 5th figure in the six figure line.  These figures, sculpted by the Four Horsemen, utilize the same 6″ bucks as the DCUC and DCSC lines and fit in well with your other Mattel 6″ DC figures….


by Daniel Pickett
September 12, 2013
Y7732_001_newsPage-226x300.jpg Mattel has updated fans with news of their monthly sale that will be on Monday 9/16: Toy Fans, Here’s your friendly reminder that our 9/16 sale is coming up soon…   Early Access Thurs 9/12 at 8am PT thru Fri 9/13 at 8am PT (subscribers only) Products Available: DCU Poison Ivy, MOTUC Sky High with…


by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2013
Today Funko shows off the finished product for both their Watchmen Pop Vinyl figures as well as their new Disney Mini Blox figures: Pop! Movies: Watchmen Don’t EVEN act like you don’t remember this glorious movie adaptation of a classic graphic novel. Hmmm…Let’s see… Grit Vigilantes Murder Diabolical Plots You know…The things that make the…


by Daniel Pickett
May 13, 2013
HordakLogo2_225x200.jpg Today Mattel posted an update on the May sale, Early Access sale and the next opportunity you have to capture the elusive “Spirit of Hordak” figure in the news section of MattyCollector.com: Toy Fans, We’ve got important updates to Early Access for May, including the announcement of our new Spirit of Hordak™ figure! Read on…


by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
ScreenHunter_166-Apr.-29-10.08-500x473.jpg If you’ve been on the fence you only have until tomorrow to jump into to any of the 2013 MattyCollector.com subs!   Don’t miss out on a figure selling out or not having any “Day Of” stock.  Sign up now and get all the remaining 2013 figures sent directly to your home each month!


by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2013
SPYMONKEY1.jpg – Culver City, Ca. – April 1st, 2013- SpyMonkey Creations first made a name for themselves making accessories for 4”-6” scale action figures and have always said they never want to fully abandon that market.  Collectors have long enjoyed the customization and innovation that SMC was founded upon.  Spy Monkey Creations started out a real…


by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2013
This month we get the second figure in Mattel’s “Club Black Freighter” Watchmen subscription – Dr. Manhanttan. The doctor is in. Is he in this dimension? That’s another story. This decidedly dispassionate physicist works for the government, but lives outside the normal realm of space and time. Fully articulated, this first-ever 6” comic-book style figure,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2013
Matty_logo2-150x1501.jpg  MattyCollector.com posted a massive update today letting fans know the revised sales line up through August.   We found at at Toy Fair there were a couple of items sliding around, now here are all the dates in on easy to keep track of place:   Want to know what’s coming up for sale? Here’s the…


by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2013
WatchRorBox1.jpg How do you pass the Rorschach test? It’s simple… don’t be a criminal. If you just can’t help yourself, this complicated crime-fighter will dispense his special brand of justice. The masked vigilante from the world of Watchmen is rendered for the first time ever as a 6” fully articulated figure in comic-book style. Rorschach comes…


by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
Mattel Video Preview: Watchmen Packaging & Snake Face I got samples of both these in the mail today so look for up close pictures of them tomorrow.  In the meantime Mattel has posted a new video of them showing off the packaging and some of the features. Check out the slick packaging for the new line based on the Watchmen comic book launching…


by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2012
news.jpg Today, over on the MattyCollector.com news page, Mattel gave fans details of the upcoming sale on 1/15 as well as info on the My Subscription portal and how Early Access for Subscribers will work in 2013. Toy Fans,January 15th can’t get here fast enough. Why? Because it’s going to be an insane month of rad…


by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2012
logo-500x3861.jpg Happy One Year! With the recording of this episode we are officially at the one year mark with 52 weekly episodes. It’s pretty amazing that we’ve been able to keep up that schedule with the years that we have both had in 2012, but it just goes to show the power of Geek and that…


by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2012
I’m not quite sure how to describe this episode… this would be our second installment of “GSi After Dark” as it was recorded at night and there may have been some alcohol involved. As you were warned on the GSI facebook page this week, we recoded this episode at my bachelor party over the weekend….


by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2012
This is a little late as I was still trying to dig out from Comic Con but I wanted to make sure it was on everyone’s radar. It’s that time of year again where you can buy into the Mattel Subscription plans.  This year they have 3 great subs for fans , the granddaddy of…