Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2014
4HMRavensShipping2 This official update from the Four Horsemen about their Gothitropolis Ravens Action Figure Kickstarter was posted today on their social media pages: We shipped out 200 Gothitropolis: Ravens Kickstarter orders yesterday via FedEx SmartPost, and we should be able to ship out another 300 or so orders today. We’re expecting to have all of the Kickstarter…

 

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
November 24, 2014
FunkoGPKAnnounce1 Just announced over on Funko’s official Facebook page: We are excited to team up with Garbage Pail Kids to produce a line of GPK toys, figures and vinyl collectibles to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Garbage Pail Kids in 2015! I expect we will see a full press conference/announcement coming soon.

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2014
A new kickstarter campaign launched today started by my friend and former Mattel and Spin Master brand manager Jim Murphy called the INVICTA CHALLENGE.  Several of the rewards and stretch goals feature action figures designed and sculpted by the Four Horsemen Design Studio.   Check out all the details about the campaign below:   INVICTA Challenge…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2014
DconLogo2 This past weekend in Pasadena, fans flocked to D-Con, AKA DesignerCon 2014.  Despite it occurring in my “back yard” each year, this is the first year I have been able to attend.   It’s a terrific show, with great programming, great vendors and a great energy.  The show is gaining popularity and has doubled in size…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2014
FMFEagleFrceHeader    You might have heard the rumblings, you might have seen a teaser, you might have made the wish in your heart, but the rumors are true!   Mego’s 1980’s era military action figure line “Eagle Force” is poised to make a comeback in 2015! We caught up with the Fresh Monkey himself, Bill Murphy to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
EELogo2 How to Get the Right Gift at the Right Price Toy and Collectibles Experts Handpick Exceptional Holiday Deals at Entertainment Earth LOS ANGELES, CA: November 5, 2014 – For many people, finding just the right gift for every person on their holiday list can be traumatic. Acquiring those perfect gifts at an acceptable price can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
ScreenHunter_01 Nov. 05 08.31 Gifts that harken back to times past and make adults remember the little kid that’s still inside are lining the shelves at Target stores and Target.com this season thanks to a new, exclusive Limited Time Only toy collection.   Target’s Limited Time Only collection of 12 toys will be a hit with kids and collectors,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
dcon-logo1 Check out the new commercial for Designer Con 2014 and check out the show November 8th & 9th at the Pasadena Convention Center for two days and over 300 vendors and 70,000 square feet of toys, art, apparel, and much more!

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
Sorry this episode is a little later than expected. I’ve been a bit busy trying to rally 40,000 collectors to make their voice heard by Toys R Us over this Breaking Dad toy controversy. It’s taken up a lot of my week, but it’s been well worth it as we have quadruple the signatures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2014
TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-05G GOLD MEGATRON This always popular reissue comes with Megatron’s standard chrome being replaced by a gold plating. He is expected to come with his flail, sword, gun and more, and we have him listed at $199.99. 2014 STAR WARS 6″ BLACK SERIES 04 – CASE, SET, SINGLES Hasbro’s new 6″ Star Wars…

 

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