February 2014 - DC Collectibles - JUSTICE LEAGUE CHESS SET
SCULPTED BY PAUL HARDING
Now you can decide who wins the ultimate confrontation between the World's Greatest Super Heroes and the World's Vilest Super-Villains with this incredible chess set featuring intricately sculpted resin game pieces of Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash, Lex Luthor, Black Manta, The Joker, Cheetah, Sinestro and Reverse Flash that capture their looks from DC Comics - The New 52.
The set comes complete with a high-quality wood board.
On Sale August 2014
Allocations May Occur
February 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC COMICS SUPER-VILLAINS POKER SET
ARTWORK BY KEVIN NOWLAN
INCLUDES CRIME SYNDICATE DEALER CHIP
They say never bet against the house, but when you have the World's Evilest Super-Villains on your side, taking money is easy pickings. This poker set featuring the art of Kevin Nowlan, comes complete with two decks of cards, chips, dice and dealer chip.
On Sale August 2014
Allocations May Occur
WWE® and Mattel Extend Partnership
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. & STAMFORD, Conn. -- February 14, 2014 -- Mattel, Inc. and 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 markets around the world. WWE action figures have ranked as the number 1 action figure property in the U.S.(1); and consistently hold a top ranking. Sporting cutting-edge innovations such as FlexForce® figures that incorporate signature WWE Superstar moves, and plush Brawlin' Buddies™, Mattel has brought the world of WWE to life in the playroom like never before.
Hasbro Announces New ANGRY BIRDS™ STELLA TELEPODS™ Line Based on the New Brand from Rovio Entertainment
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- February 13, 2014 -- Hasbro, Inc. today announced the new ANGRY BIRDS STELLA: TELEPODS product line in conjunction with the recently announced ANGRY BIRDS STELLA, the newest brand from Rovio Entertainment featuring the popular Stella character and her fierce flock of friends. Introduced last fall with Rovio's ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS II® and ANGRY BIRDS GO!, TELEPODS is a gaming platform for the mobile generation that allows fans to play in both the physical and digital space through seamless integration into top-tier apps. Using the TELEPODS platform, kids will be able to "teleport" Stella and her friends into Rovio's upcoming ANGRY BIRDS STELLA game using their smart devices and unlock exciting features and content.
FUNKO TO LAUNCH HIKARI JAPANESE VINYL IN 2014
LYNNWOOD, WA – February 16, 2014 – Funko is set to launch Hikari Japanese Vinyl in Spring/Summer 2014.
Hikari is a highly collectible line of clear Sofubi vinyl inspired by Japanese Vinyl Figures. Each piece will be hand numbered and limited edition. Hikari comes packaged in a special edition clear tube with an on/off LED light to display these one of a kind figures!
Batman and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be the first licenses released in the Hikari line with more properties such as Star Wars, Marvel, Ghostbusters, and many more to follow in 2014.
Batman Hikari Japanese Vinyl
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Hikari Japanese Vinyl
FUNKO ANNOUNCES LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH WIZARDS OF THE COAST TO PRODUCE MAGIC: THE GATHERING PLANESWALKER FIGURES
LYNNWOOD, WA – February 16, 2014 – Funko is excited to announce a new licensing agreement with Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) to produce Magic: The Gathering Planeswalker figures for their popular Pop! Vinyl Figures and new Legacy Collection Action Figures lines.
"We are deeply honored and very excited that Wizards of the Coast chose Funko as a partner to develop truly cool collectibles for Magic: The Gathering. I know the fans of Magic have been waiting nearly 20 years to get their hands on some fantastic Action Figures and stylized Vinyl figures. I promise that we won't disappoint them!" said Brian Mariotti, CEO of Funko.
February 14, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
BIOSHOCK INFINITE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN "HEAVY HITTER" PATRIOT FIGURE
The next Bioshock Infinite figure from NECA is the Benjamin Franklin "Heavy Hitter" Patriot figure. It stands over 9" tall features incredible detail, from the massive Pepper-Mill gatling gun to the two flags of Columbia on its back. We have this figure listed at $34.99, $5 off MSRP.
HYBRID METAL FIGURATION #010 - IRON MAN MARK XLII
This new Iron Man figure contains diecast material and includes alternate hands, Light-up effects and a special display base. It is finished in the traditional gold and red, and is listed at $149.99, although that may change (and likely decrease) once we have further information.
In Stores This Week: Captain America Minimates, Deadpool Bottle Opener, Mr. Spock Bank and Ghostbusters Minimates!
February 2014 - It's almost time for New York Toy Fair, when Diamond Select Toys will be showing off a bunch of awesome upcoming products, but today is New Toy Day, which means a bunch of awesome products are hitting stores right now! Check out the list of items based on Star Wars, Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Marvel Comics and Knight Rider, then track them down at your nearest comic shop! Whether it's Minimates, Banks or bottle openers, there's something for everybody!
Marvel Minimates Series 54 Captain America Asst.
Living Dead Dolls Prepare To Set World Record
February 2014 - New York - The Living Dead Dolls, a proprietary brand of Mezco Toyz, is approaching a milestone that makes other toy lines green with envy; The Living Dead Dolls are set to become the world's Longest Continually Produced Series Of Collectible Horror Themed Dolls.
First introduced in 1998, the Living Dead Dolls have seen countless other toy lines come and go. Of all the new toy lines introduced by various companies in 1998 only two others continue to be produced: a talking truck and a talking dinosaur.
The Living Dead Dolls are the creations of three men: Ed Long, Damien Glonek, and "Mez" Markowitz.
February 2014 - DC Collectibles has a nice batch of new products planned for display at the 2014 Toy Fair, and they've revealed the entire batch over on MTV!
Five words for why you need to go look: wood Superman and Batman figures.