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WATCH Announces 2014 Top 10 Worst Toys List

November 20, 2014 - Every year, the World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) group issues a "Top Ten Worst Toys" list to aid parents and other gift-givers in shopping for holiday toys for children.

The Worst 10 for 2014 are:

  • Air Storm Firetek Bow
  • Radio Flyer Ziggle
  • Catapencil
  • Alphabet Zoo Rock and Stack Pull Toy
  • SWAT Electric Machine Gun
  • Wooden Instruments
  • Bottle Rocket Party
  • Lil' Cutesies Best Friends
  • True Legends Orcs Battle Hammer
  • Colored Hedgehog

Be sure to visit WATCH's official 2014 slideshow to read more details about why each toy was included on the list.

Batman, Diamond Select, Godzilla, Marvel, Game of Thrones, Transformers at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

November 20, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

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NEW PRE-ORDERS
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1:12 THE DARK KNIGHT BATMAN ACTION FIGURE PX PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE
This 6" figure is designed by Mezco to have a cloth outfit and over 32 points of articulation. He comes in his blue and gray outfit with alternate 'clawed' hands and a grappling hook of some kind. We have him listed at $64.99, $5 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=OOC10001&mode=re...

"ALIENS" MINIMATES SERIES 01 SET OF 8
Included in this new set are Wounded Corporal Hicks, Ripley, Private Drake, Battle-Damaged Attacking Alien, Sergeant Apone, Alien, Corporal Dietrich and Infected Colonist. The Set is listed at $29.99, saving you $10 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC12246&mode=re...

Toy Recalls for Week of November 17, 2014

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November 20, 2014 - Listed below are the toy (and child-related) recalls from this week; these links go to the official announcements on the Consumer Product Safety Commission web site.

- Leatherman Recalls Children's Multi-Tool Due to Laceration Hazard

- Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

Coupon: 15% Off at Toys'R'Us

November 20, 2014 - Toys'R'Us has sent out an email with a link to an in-store coupon you can print to get 15% off your regular-priced purchase. The coupon is valid November 21 - 22.

Print the coupon to use in-store (the link goes to a .pdf file).

DC Comics - The New 52: Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, The Joker And Green Lantern John Stewart Action Figures

November 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC COMICS - THE NEW 52: POISON IVY, HARLEY QUINN, THE JOKER AND GREEN LANTERN JOHN STEWART ACTION FIGURES

Don't miss your chance to get these action figures of your favorite DC Comics Super Heroes and Super-Villains featuring their DC Comics - The New 52 designs for the first time.

POISON IVY - 6.6"
HARLEY QUINN - 6.8"
THE JOKER - 6.7"
GREEN LANTERN JOHN STEWART - 6.75"

EACH FIGURE SOLD SEPARATELY
Action Figures
$24.95 US
On Sale July 2015
Allocations May Occur

Wonder Woman: Art of War by David Finch Statue

November 2014 - DC Collectibles - WONDER WOMAN: ART OF WAR BY DAVID FINCH STATUE

DESIGNED BY DAVID FINCH
SCULPTED BY CLAYBURN MOORE

The striking statue based on the dynamic designs of superstar artist David Finch, the new penciller of the monthly WONDER WOMAN monthly comic book series, is the newest addition to the popular line featuring unique interpretations of the Amazon Warrior.

Limited Edition of 5,200
Measures Approximately 7.5" Tall
$79.95 US
On Sale July 2015 * Allocations May Occur

DC Universe Animated Movies Batman vs. Robin: Ninja Talon Action Figure

November 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED MOVIES BATMAN VS. ROBIN: NINJA TALON ACTION FIGURE

The Dark Knight must not only battle the Boy Wonder in the DC Universe Animated Original Movie, Batman Vs. Robin, but also an army of undead assassins called the Talons! This detailed action figure captures their stylized design from the film.

NINJA TALON - 6.75"

$19.95 US
On Sale July 2015
Allocations May Occur

Batman Black & White Batman by Mike Mignola Statue

November 2014 - DC Collectibles - BATMAN BLACK & WHITE BATMAN BY MIKE MIGNOLA STATUE

BASED ON THE ARTWORK CREATED BY MIKE MIGNOLA
SCULPTED BY JONATHAN MATTHEWS

Based on the designs of Mike Mignola this classic statue is back! Mike Mignola's unique vision for Batman Black and White was a sell-out success in 2006. Now, due to popular demand, the second edition will be released with an all new lower price.

Measures Approximately 7.5" Tall
$79.95 US
On Sale July 2015
Allocations May Occur

DC Comics The Justice League Starter Poker Set

November 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC COMICS THE JUSTICE LEAGUE STARTER POKER SET

DESIGNED BY KEVIN NOWLAN

Put a new twist on the classic game with this set that includes a deck of stunning cards illustrated by legendary artist Kevin Nowlan, and 20 Justice League poker chips.

$24.95 US
On Sale July 2015
Allocations May Occur

DC Comics Icons Shazam! Statue

November 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC COMICS ICONS SHAZAM! STATUE

SCULPTED BY ADAM ROSS

This stunning statue perfectly captures The World's Mightiest Mortal's look from DC Comics - The New 52.

Limited Edition of 5,200
Measures Approximately 10.25" Tall
$99.95 US
On Sale July 2015
Allocations May Occur

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