Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2006
BATMAN 1:4 SCAL MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE Designed and sculpted by James Shoop This 18.5” Batman Statue is the most classic representation of the Dark Knight to date! At 1:4 scale, this museum-quality, mixed-media figure is composed of resin, metal and an expertly crafted fabric costume and poseable cape. Batman is presented climbing the steps out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2006
The first time, they came without warning… The second time, they were a sign of things to come… The third time, they have come with all-new horrors!   The third series of SOTA’s popular movie line is now hitting stores and online retailers.  This series consists of Baron Vladimir Harkonnen from DUNE, Meg Mucklebones from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2006
The Four Horsemen are proud to announce multiple FANtastic Exclusive eBay auctions to help benefit “Toys for Tots”. On Monday, December 4th the Four Horsemen will be putting up some of the most highly sought after items from their FANtastic Exclusive 2006 project. The following items will be made available for bidding: 2 signed and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 1, 2006
Round four voting of the Four Horsemen’s FANtastic Exclusive 2007 is now up and running and articulation is the name of the game. The wait has been a little longer this time around due to an experimental preliminary discussion and vote conducted on the message boards. If you missed the discussion don’t worry, though, this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2006
–Mattel to Produce Hot Wheels® Die-Cast Batmobiles Inspired by the Classic Television Series– Burbank, Calif., November 27, 2006 — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), DC Comics, and Mattel, Inc. (NYSE:MAT) announced today the production of a line of Hot Wheels® die-cast cars inspired by the Batmobile featured in the 1966 “Batman” television series.  The legendary…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2006
    These are the Cubes. November 21, 2006 – Atlanta, GA; —Everyday they go to work and sit at desks surrounded by four grey walls and stare at computer monitors for 8 long hours with a half hour unpaid lunch break. It may not be themost exciting job, but it pays the bills. But things…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2006
CATWOMAN 13” Deluxe Collector Figure CATWOMAN is the first female & newest addition to DC Direct’s line of realistically proportioned, super-heroic 1:6 scale figures! This deluxe collector figure comes clothed in a authentically detailed fabric costume and includes accessories and a display stand. Packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel. Advance-solicited;…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2006
Brand Launches Fun Interactive “Behind-the-Scenes” Web Site at Bandai.com CYPRESS, CA – November 8, 2006) – From the creators of the Power Rangers toy line – one of the most successful action figure brands of all time – comes the new Ben 10 lineup from innovator Bandai America Inc. Based on the popular Cartoon Network…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2006
Our man Airmax is on site right now covering the Times Square Toys R US/McFarlane Release event! He sends us this picture of the packaging for the first diorama set… the Hatch (with light-up feature).   There will be more news and pictures of this event soon…. Check back a little later.   And now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2006
Captain Action, the Original Super Hero Action Figure, was honored amongst his peers on October 14th at the Toy and Action Figure Museum in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. The iconic toy of the 60’s is beloved by a legion of fans, ranging from nostalgic "40-somethings" to comic fans and character collectors. Captain Action was the brainchild…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2006
Toy, Model and Film Expo in Meadowlands NJ October 27th – 29th, 2006   Shocker Toys will be attending the Chiller Theatre show in New Jersey  Oct. 27-29. We’ll be located at a booth in the dealers room equipped with the last few Beefcake GWAR exclusives and the usual Shockini suspects. Drop by and discuss…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2006
New Robotic Insectoid Joins Tyco® R/C’s Cyber Menagerie EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (October 26, 2006) – Fast on the heels of last year’s smash-hit, Toy Industry Association’s “Boy Toy of the Year" the Shell Shocker™ creature, Mattel, Inc. (NYSE:MAT) today announced the latest Tyco® R/C creation to emerge from its top secret labs – N.S.E.C.T.™ –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2006
Toy Biz has sent us some MORE new images today including Marvel Legends Boosters wave 4 (Formerly known as Super Hero Showdown).  Some new TNA stuff and the Marvel Legends "House of M" boxed set.   Have a LOOK! Marvel Legends Boosters  Daredevil and Variant    More after the jump

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2006
Toy Biz has sent us updated images of Marvel Icons wave III (and variants) and Marvel Masterworks wave II. Spiderman and Variant    Beast and Variant    Marvel Masterworks Series II   

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2006
Hot on the heels of Marvel Legends 14… Marvel Legends 15 has already begun hitting a few stores.  Toy Biz just sent us the latest studio photos of the figures and variants. Beta Ray Bill  Captain Marvel and Variant   Iron Man and Destroyer Variant      Moon Knight and Variant     Spider-Woman and Variant  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2006
Nightmares of Love Craft have arrived and are distributing as you read this! Here is a look at the packaging of SOTA’s upcoming Cthulhu figure. Although SOTA is already sold out, Love Craft will be distributed through the normal channels (online retailers, comic book stores, specialty toys stores, Spencer Gifts,ect). The Black Cthulhu (previously the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2006
From the DC Direct Newsletter:  Please note that the MARTIAN MANHUNTER 13" DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE (OCT060314) will come with two interchangeable heads, as pictured in the October Previews (Volume XVI #10). This item is scheduled to arrive in stores on May 23.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2006
Voting rounds 1 and 2 chose the property and character to represent FANtastic Exclusive 2007. The victor? The 7th Kingdom’s Elephant Swordsman! Now in round 3, action figure enthusiasts will get the opportunity to choose the size and amount of articulation for the blade-wielding pachyderm in relation to last years’ FANtastic Exclusive champ, Xetheus: Champion…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2006
Please note that at this time, Bandai America will no longer offer new toys based on the Teen Titans property.  Bandai America is re-focusing its core strength in the boys’ category on some exciting new properties for 2007, including our recently announced acquisition Team Galaxy, which will begin airing on Cartoon Network this Fall. We…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2006
In 2000, a little toy company was founded by long time toy developer Jerry Macaluso and John Schouweiler.  With the objective of making the best toys in the collectible toy market, they named this company State of the Art Toys, or SOTA Toys.  SOTA’s commitment to that goal soon attracted some of the industry’s top…

 

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