Tag: WalMart

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2013
captain-action Once again Walmart is doing their “Get On The Shelf” voting campaign where shopers can vote on new products to be carried in stores.  It’s kind of like American Idol for shelfspace. As it turns out our friends over at Captain Action are working to get on the shelf at Wal-Mart for 2014! And guess…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg It only took 70 episodes, but I think we found our catch phrase! Now it’s time to fire up the merchandise machine! Mugs! T-shirts! Mouse Pads! Beanies! Shot Glasses! Custom License Plate Frames! Oh man, the sky is the limit! Once again we set out to cover the “week in geek” in about an hour…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
manofsteelwalmarttickets-500x612.jpg (April 24, 2013 – Bentonville, AR and Burbank, CA) – Superman fans, mark your calendars! Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” in theaters nationwide before the film’s official release. This program marks the first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
One of the big stories last week in the collector world was the appearance of two Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics figures at a single Southern California Walmart.  As reported… everywhere, an endcap of first issue Robotos and Gygors showed up at the Walmart in Moreno Valley, at prices lower than originally offered on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2012
Hillside, N.J.—November 15, 2012—Developers of HeroClix TabApp™ today announced the availability of new game content, which includes six DC Comics Super Hero figurines that can now be found in stores. In addition to the new DC Comics Super Heroes, the update includes over one dozen new maps, more than 30 DC Comics Super-Villains, and all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2012
It’s Dark Knight day as ‘The Dark Knight Rises” opens tonight at midnight.  So lets look at some TDKR product!   Namely Mattel’s Dark Knight Rises Movie Masters line.   Let’s start with one of the surprises in the line – The Walmart exclusive Commissioner Gordon figure.  This figure was not officially announced and not shown…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2012
Happy Monday everyone! Welcome back! The stinging disappointment of “Prometheus” still lingers on a bit, but we are still able to rally and move on to discuss the latest in geek news, pop culture and stuff we LOVE! We are in Comic Con countdown mode as the nerd prom or geek burning man is just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
Happy Monday everyone! We hope all you dad’s out there had a great Father’sDay yesterday! Of course we will discuss Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ as it was one of our most anticipated films of the summer. Did we dig it? Did it leave us cold? We well cover that at the end of the show in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2012
Teen-founded “WeStopHate.org” Gets an End-of-Aisle Retail Treatment, Encouraging Girls to Celebrate and Embrace Their Fun Freaky Flaws LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)— This July, when girls head to Walmart to do their back-to-school shopping, they will be greeted by a new member of Mattel’s Monster High® brand, the popular tween franchise centered on the teenage children of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Back on track! I’m excited to have this new epsiode up this Monday… but Jason is feeling the pressure to deliver. This week it’s another split episode, but that also makes it a longer episode! First up we have a full length regular episode followed by three interviews conducted last week at E3 2012 with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2012
Walmart is currently running an interesting online contest called “Get on the Shelf“. Walmart invited businesses and individuals to submit products that are not currently sold by Walmart to send it a “pitch video” for their products, and they are going to let the public vote for their favorites. There will be three winners, getting…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories:None Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite head and lower torso Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive wave.   THE PACKAGE    

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2011
3.jpg As of this writing we have only seen the first 3 of the announced Walmart exclusive "Guardians of the Universe" Green Lantern movie 2-packs. Now you can see all 6 lined up together from a post that Mattel made this past week on MattyCollector.com.  For those of you debating which of these versions of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Wand, Removable Top Hat, 75th Anniversary button.  Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite Arm and control box Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive wave.   Figure  6 of  7. THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Pick-Ax attachment, saw attachment, die-cast metal hands, 75th Anniversary button.  Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite Leg Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive wave.  Second of the Metal Men team in the DCUC line.  Figure 4 of  7. THE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Green Lantern Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite Leg Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Golden Age Green Lantern, Member of the Justice Society, Walmart exclusive.  Figure  7 of 7. THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Super Powers figure stand Collect and Connect: None Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive.  Figure 3 of 7. THE PACKAGE    

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: None Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite Arm Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Character’s actual name is "Obsidian" but Mattel was not able to use that name for this release of the figure because of copyright issues.   Son of Alan…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: 2 pistols and 1 rifle Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite Upper Torso Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Last boy on Earth, Walmart exclusive.  Figure 1 of 7. THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 26, 2010
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Walmart Exclusive 5-pack Packaging: 5-pack boxed set Accessories: 5 lanterns Collect and Connect: none Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  New Head, over chest piece, new boots, new gloves.  THE PACKAGING    

 

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