Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Hasbro_Transformers-4 Summer movie season is upon us and Toys“R”Us is getting geared up for big screen action with toys, deals, digital content, events and more based on some of the most highly anticipated kid blockbusters! From How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue to Marvel’s Guardian of the Galaxy and Teenage…

 

by Cesar Zamora
June 16, 2014
20140615_130404 Funko has got all of our numbers with the ReAction Figures line. They are hitting all of our collective soft spots. I hope this line just grows and grows (it’s already pretty massive) to just touch everything we’ve ever wanted.

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2014
DiamondSDCC14ScoobyDoo   (BALTIMORE, MD)- (June 13, 2014)- Diamond Comic Distributors is offering 22 extremely limited PREVIEWS exclusives for this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (July 23-27), including comics with custom covers that celebrate San Diego, an X-Men comic with a Days of Future Past Minimate cover, and the first PREVIEWS exclusives for San Diego from DC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2014
WarpoChul1 Artisan Retro Toys from Legendary Artists and Sculptors Make Kickstarter Debut   JUNE 9, 2014 (Chicago, IL): Warpo, creator of artisan retro toys, is thrilled to announce today the launch of its Kickstarter to fund Legends of Cthulhu, the first retro-styled action figure line based on the characters of H.P. Lovecraft.   By enlisting legendary…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2014
 AAIIIIIGGGGGHHH!   Pop Culture overload!   There’s too much awesome coming at us too fast!  If we miss even a week of this podcast the topics just pile up so much that we can’t pack it all in!   Costume reveals, movie titles announced,  new toys released and directors dropping out of projects.  It all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2014
DC Comics Vinyl3 Vinyl³ is a line of 2.5” interchangeable magnetic vinyl figures! Each figure features removable parts that have the capability of attaching magnetically or by peg to other figures in the Vinyl³ line. You know what that means… HYBRID SUPERHEROES AND VILLAINS! How about a SUPERBAT? Superman meets Batman! Or if you’re into…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2014
20140516-143729.jpg I’m jetting off to celebrate the nuptials of our own Cantina Dan and walking through terminal 5 at LAX I came across a store I didn’t know existed – The Mattel Experience. It’s very well stocked with all the latest Mattel lines and has a better selection than any mass retailer or even the Mattel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2014
Sloth skin smoking jacket? Say THAT 20 times fast! Welcome back everyone. As we mention in the intro this is another episode of GSi after-dark: Evening Edition. Listen close to your instructions on how to listen to this episode and the dress code. At long last I have seen the new Captain America movie so…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2014
ScreenHunter_364 May. 03 14.55 Climb aboard the LEGO® Fairground Mixer and hold onto your hat! Unfold the awesome Fairground Mixer, turn the crank and see it come to life! The fair has come to town and children and adults alike can’t wait to try the rides. Buy your ticket from the ticket booth and climb aboard the Mixer. Then…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 2, 2014
disney_infinity_marvel_super_heroes_figures_thumb Disney’s Infinity video game system is about to get a major (albeit expected) upgrade when it adds the Marvel Universe stable of character to the line-up in Fall 2014! “Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition will launch in September 2014, executive producer John Vignocchi said during this week’s episode of the game’s official webcast.   After showing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2014
IMG_0341 (Large) I’m week late getting these posted because I was focusing on all of the 9th Anniversary stories, but last weekend in Anaheim, WONDERCON 2014 was held next to the “Happiest Place On Earth” for the 3rd year in a row.    The Anaheim incarnation of WonderCon has grown year over year, and I have heard…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2014
WBCP-BANDAI Godzilla Atomic Roar BURBANK, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today a slate of new partners signed on to support Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ highly anticipated film Godzilla with product inspired by the epic action adventure. Led by master toy partner Bandai America Incorporated, alongside JAKKS Pacific, Inc., Rubie’s Costume…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
SkylandersTTAFi6 Skylanders Originator Toys for Bob Returns with Ground-Breaking Innovation Portal Masters Can Now Capture and Play as Villains; Capture and Play as Kaos for the First Time Ever   Santa Monica, Calif. – April 23, 2014 – Skylanders® is redefining the toys-to-life phenomenon with yet another ground-breaking innovation, Skylanders Trap Team™. On October 5 in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2014
ScreenHunter_316 Mar. 19 22.57 In the summer of 1986, in a mall in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Mattel Toy Company presented their new line of the Masters of the Universe Toy collection with a touring “showroom” that went to malls in large cities.   It presented the line as a “show” for kids and their parents to walk through and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2014
Playmobil40 PLAYMOBIL Around the World A Toy Adventurer Discovers the USA   In celebration of the brand’s 40th anniversary this year, PLAYMOBIL has dispatched a PLAYMOBIL figure to embark on international sightseeing adventures as part of the “PLAYMOBIL Around the World” campaign. This special anniversary program engages fans and collectors worldwide as they host the Tim…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2014
NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR – LEGO Systems, Inc. today announced new LEGO® Star Wars™ products based on the new Star Wars Rebels™ animated television series scheduled to premiere on Disney Channel this fall before it appears regularly on Disney XD. The action-filled series will introduce a cast of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2014
ScreenHunter_247 Feb. 20 12.27 Hitting stores this Fall is NBA Heroes. From on the court off the court your favorite basketball players come together to fight evil. [youtube]http://youtu.be/wCGbPU7fugA[/youtube] Jazwares™ to Create “NBA Heroes” Superstar Action Figures ‘Heroes’ Figures Take New Approach to World’s Best Basketball Players NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Jazwares™, a leader in the licensed toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2014
DSC_0712 EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn., February 14, 2014 – Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced a multi-year extension of their global master toy licensing agreement through 2019. Since 2009, Mattel and WWE have developed a wildly popular and diverse portfolio of innovative toys currently available in more than 50 global…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2014
MOTUCScorpinaCard1 Mattel is teasing a few things leading up to the big show this weekend.   First they posted this look at the carded Scorpia sample on the MattyCollector.com news page, and then they sent out a teaser message to Club Eternia subscribers further teasing Madame Razz.   We’re standing by to bring you all of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2014
We’re still on a weekly schedule, just not back on Mondays yet. We need a 8 day week so we can catch up and get back on track. I think I’m gonna make some calls about that. I’m having a love affair with these new retro toys. Between Funko’s ReAction, what Zica is doing and…

 

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