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Botcon 2015: June 18-21 Near Chicago

BotCon is headed back to the Midwest in 2015, show to be held in St. Charles/Chicago, Illinois June 18th - June 21st!

Fort Worth, TX - October 24th, 2014 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official Transformers Collectors' Convention BotCon, announced today that next year's award-winning convention will take place at the Pheasant Run Resort June 18th thru June 21st in the great city of St. Charles, right outside of Chicago. In 2015, fans from the Midwest and across the world will be able to celebrate another exciting year of the Transformers brand at this amazing event! You can make your hotel reservations now at www.BotCon.com/BotCon2015.

GIJoeCon 2015: April 9-12 in Springfield, Illinois

For G.I.JoeCon, there is no place like Springfield! The 2015 G.I.Joe convention to be held April 9th - April 12th in Springfield, Illinois.

Fort Worth, TX - October 24th, 2014 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I. Joe Collectors' Convention G.I.JoeCon, announced today that next year's amazing convention will take place at the Prairie Capital Convention Center April 9th thru April 12th in the wonderful city of Springfield, Illinois. In 2015, fans from the Midwest and across the world will be able to celebrate another year of G.I. Joe at this exciting event! You can make your hotel reservations now at www.GIJoeCon.com/il2015

Universal Monsters Action Figures Star in New Animated Short Film

Diamond Select Toys

Universal Monsters Action Figures Star in New Animated Short Film

October 2014 - Every year, the spirit of Halloween takes over the world for 31 glorious days, and Diamond Select Toys unleashes a new batch of Monsters! Based on Universal Studios' iconic horror films of the 1930s, '40s and '50s, DST's 7-inch scale Universal Monsters action figures have become an annual tradition, and now they're starring in their first-ever stop-motion animated short film!

Diamond Select Toys

DST in Stores This Week: Clerks, Marvel, Godzilla and PvZ

On Sale This Week: New toys from Clerks, Marvel, Godzilla and PvZ!

October 2014 - It's another big week for comic shops, as Diamond Select Toys has delivered another super-exciting batch of new products! Their Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare action figures continue to roll out to stores, along with their Clerks 20th Anniversary Minimates set, an all-new Best of Marvel Minimates series, and the highly anticipated Mechagodzilla Vinyl Bust Bank! Read on for more details, and reserve yours at your local comic shop!

Diamond Select Toys

Clerks Minimates 20th Anniversary B&W Box Set

Transformers, Marvel, Batman, Metal Gear solid, Mezco Exclusives at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

October 24, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Hot Toys and Sideshow Sale!
42 items from Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles are now on sale!
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=17163

Sale!
150 Featured Sale Items on Sale! Great figures from Transfomers, Marvel, DC, Video Games, Third Party, And Much More!
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=16673

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MP-11SW MASTERPIECE SKYWARP EXCLUSIVE
Masterpiece Skywarp is now available for pre-order and is listed at $199.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK12001&mode=re...

APS-03 DECEPTICON BARRICADE & SOUNDWAVE TWO-PACK
The most popular Decepticons are back! Included in the two-pack are Barricade with Frenzy and Soundwave with Laserbeak and Mr. Gould. It is listed at $144.99.

Mega Bloks: Despicable Me 2 Sets

MEGA Brands announces new partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to launch Despicable Me™ building sets this holiday season

'#MINIONMONTAGE CHALLENGE' RAMPS UP TO LAUNCH

MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 - MEGA® Brands Inc., a member of the Mattel family of companies, has announced today a multi-year global licensing partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing (UP&L) to develop a new kids construction line based on the phenomenally successful Despicable Me franchise from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment.

MEGA Brands' new partnership with UP&L will introduce builders and fans to the only toy line that brings the iconic and playful world of Minions to life through building. In stores as of December 2014, the Mega Bloks® Despicable Me construction sets will offer fully buildable iconic characters, locations and vehicles, inspired by the blockbuster sequel, Despicable Me 2.

Toy Pizza Episode 38: Top Ten Clear Toys

October 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode online!

Episode 38 features toys that are clear, such as Ice Man, Blight, and Mr. Freeze.

Transformers, X-Men, Star Wars, Batman, DC, Mortal Kombat at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

October 21, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Hot Toys and Sideshow Sale!
42 items from Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles are now on sale!
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=17163

Sale!
150 Featured Sale Items on Sale! Great figures from Transfomers, Marvel, DC, Video Games, Third Party, And Much More!
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=16673

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TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-05G GOLD MEGATRON
This always popular reissue comes with Megatron's standard chrome being replaced by a gold plating. He is expected to come with his flail, sword, gun and more, and we have him listed at $199.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11976&mode=re...

2014 STAR WARS 6" BLACK SERIES 04 - CASE, SET, SINGLES

Arrow (TV): Deadshot and the Dark Archer Action Figures

October 2014 - DC Collectibles - ARROW (TV): DEADSHOT AND THE DARK ARCHER ACTION FIGURES

The world's deadliest assassin and Arrow's nemesis are perfectly captured with these amazing action figures based on their appearances in the smash-hit CW series from Warner Bros. Television!

THE DARK ARCHER - 6.75"
DEADSHOT - 6.75"

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

Batman Animated Series: The Creeper, Robin, Harley Quinn, and Killer Croc with Baby Doll Action Figures

October 2014 - DC Collectibles - BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES: THE CREEPER, ROBIN, HARLEY QUINN, AND KILLER CROC WITH BABY DOLL ACTION FIGURES

Build your Batman collection with these highly articulated 6-inch scale action figures that transform the designs of the Emmy Award-winning animated series to poseable works of art.

Each figure comes with multiple show specific accessories!

EACH FIGURE SOLD SEPARATELY

$24.95 US
On Sale May 2015
Allocations May Occur

THE NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES: CREEPER - 6.25"
THE NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES: KILLER CROC - 7"
BABY DOLL - 2.5"
THE NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES: ROBIN - 4.75"
BATMAN THE ANIMATED SERIES: HARLEY QUINN - 5.25"

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