Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2007
Wrath of Khan wave I FULL FEATURE IS NOW ONLINE!  After 40 years, Mattel has managed to get the license to do Hot Wheels replicas of the 1966 George Barris designed Batmobile.   This is the 1/64th scale Hot Wheels version that should be hitting stores next month.  Mattel is also planning 1/43rd and 1/18 scale 66′ Batmobiles.    You…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 12, 2007
January 11, 2007 (SEATTLE) – WizKids, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Diamond Comic Distributors and Alliance Game Distributors for the core hobby portion of its distribution in the United States and Canada. "Our strategic focus is to create a closer relationship with our retailers, protect the equity of our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2007
Wrath of Khan wave I HONG KONG (December 26, 2006) – Corgi International Limited (Nasdaq GM: CRGID) today announced that the merger with Master Replicas Inc. has closed. Michael Cookson and Jennifer Klatt of Master Replicas Inc. have been named CEO and CFO, respectively, of Corgi. Cookson commented, “The new Corgi combines three high quality brand names (Corgi Classics, Master…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2007
DSTKhan_Kirk_Terrell.jpg Quick update and some images of Diamond Select Toys recently announced TWOK figures…  With work continuing on the modern era of Star Trek products, we’re pleased to officially announce the first series of Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan action figures featuring the original crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise!  Based on their appearances in the…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
January 1, 2007
boystoyspage.jpg So I got this book not too long ago as a gift: Boy’s Toys by Jed Novick. It’s a kind of odd book, wanting to be a primer of the popular toys of the 60s & 70s, with a bit of the 80s thrown in. What it comes off as, though, is one person’s memories…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2006
GHMMMephistophles.jpg Diamond Select Toys has sent us images of the new Ghost Rider Minimates – based on the upcoming film.  This is Series 15 of the marvel Minimates and are due out in the Spring.              

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2006
chubelect5.jpg FORMAL DEBUT TO OCCUR AT 2007 INTERNATIONAL CES: JAN. 8 TO 11, LAS VEGAS CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Following explosive growth during the past year and exceptional 2006 holiday sales among major retail chains, Jada Toys and its popular Chub City brand is poised to expand into the consumer electronics market.  Chub City will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 14, 2006
Jareth2.jpg NECA updated their MySpace page today with photos of their upcoming 7" Jareth figure from Labrinth.  Jareth, The Goblin King from Labyrinth.  Yes, an action figure with the likeness of David Bowie! In Stores March 07.     Regarding the leaked images from Grind House and Jareth from Labyrinth. Some of these images are not…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 13, 2006
Bandai_logoRGB.jpg The World’s First and #1 Selling “Virtual Pet” Honored with Several Prestigious Awards Amidst Fan Frenzy Over Special Promotions and Giveaways (Cypress, CA – December 13, 2006) – Bandai America Inc.’s Tamagotchi Connection—the world’s first and original “virtual pet” tech toy—continues its reign as one of the most coveted tech toys of 2006.  Not only…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 13, 2006
OfficeSpaceBobbleheads.jpg New from DST in January’s Previews: Office Space Bobbleheads The perfect cure for a “Case of the Mondays,” these Office Space bobble-heads feature 7” depictions of your favorite characters from the crazy cult of cubicles — the apathetic Peter, the overbearing Bill Lumbergh, and the unpredictable Milton! Sculpted by Rudy Garcia, each bobble head features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2006
CTWCv46poster.jpg 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
sotalogo.gif 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…

 

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