UGLYDOLL™ Teams with STAR TREK™ to Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before
Green Brook, NJ - June 11, 2014 - Pretty Ugly, LLC™ has teamed with CBS Consumer Products for its newest collaboration with the iconic STAR TREK characters, set to launch in 2015.
Products will include Wage™ as Captain James T. Kirk, Ox™ as first officer Spock™, Ice-Bat™ as chief engineer Scotty, Babo™ as Doctor McCoy and Tray™ as communications officer Uhura.
"We are honored to explore the Final Frontier with STAR TREK. This renowned series is nothing short of legendary- it's the perfect extension for the UGLYDOLL brand," says Drew Matilsky, Pretty Ugly's Managing Partner.
"Ugly is the new Beautiful!" This has been Uglydoll's mantra since its inception 13 years ago. The notion of embracing one's individuality has led to its success in becoming an award-winning brand. The Uglydoll property includes a fully integrated licensing program.
UGLYDOLL& Pretty Ugly, LLC
Exclusive Unmasked Amazing Spider-Man 2 Figure Available at Marvelshop.com!
June 2014 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has amazed audiences around the globe, and love for the wall-crawling hero is stronger than ever! The top-grossing movie sees Spider-Man's friends become his worst enemies and his personal life get turned inside-out, so it's fitting that Diamond Select Toys has teamed up with www.marvelshop.com to grant fans early access to an exclusive unmasked action figure!
June 6, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
HOT TOYS "THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2" ELECTRO
This new villain figure has LED-lit functions in his head and hands, and comes with alternate hands, a specially-made display stand and more. We have him listed at $229.99.
S.H. MONSTERARTS 2014 MOVIE GODZILLA
Bandai has just announced a new S.H. MonsterArts figure - Godzilla from the new movie. This piece is loaded with the articulation that the MonsterArts line is known for, and is listed at $67.99.
MN-02 MECHA NATIONS BLACK CONVOY FIGURE
June 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode up!
Click here to check it out! This episode is all about minifigures, with a focus on The Simpsons from LEGO and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from KidRobot. They also discuss a few other blind-bagged/boxed figure lines.
K'NEX® Announces The Plants vs. Zombies™ "Fun-Dead" Giveaway
Ten Random Fans Will Win a K'NEX Plants vs. Zombies Prize Pack
Hatfield, PA, June, 2014 – K'NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is excited to announce the Plants vs. Zombies "Fun-Dead" Giveaway, a 10-day long sweepstakes running on the K'NEX Facebook® page, open to fans 13 years of age or older.
June 2014 - NECA is conducting a caption contest for their upcoming Classic Planet of the Apes action figures. Think of a witty caption for their pictures, and submit them by June 16th to win a set of the Series One figures! More details are on the contest page on NECA's site.
Mezco Presents Friday The 13th Mystery Box
June 2014 - New York - Triskaidekaphobics rejoice!
Mezco has just made Friday the 13th less frightening, with their Friday The 13th Lucky Mystery Box.
Each $13 box contains at least $26 worth of Mezco goodness, but as a special surprise, some lucky customer will receive special additional bonus items making their boxes worth over $113!
What kind of bonus item?
It could be:
A Monster Scale Frankenstein worth $100
A Mega Scale Batman worth $200
Living Dead Dolls,
Or another sought after Mezco items.
Mystery boxes will ship out Monday 6/16 so they should be delivered in time to become the perfect Graduation Gift!
Visit http://www.mezcotoyz.com/friday-the-13th-mystery-box for more information.
Mezco Toyz Reveals Summer 2014 Exclusive: Living Dead Dolls 16th Anniversary White Posey
June 2014 - New York - Brush off that grave dust and gather around out under the moonlight as Mezco reveals a new Living Dead Dolls Sumer Exclusive: 16th Anniversary White Posey.
Just in time for her 16th birthday, Posey, one of the most popular Living Dead Dolls, gets a makeover with a new ghostly white look.
Standing 10 inches tall, she comes complete with a white rose and a special poly resin tombstone.
Posey come packaged in her own coffin with death certificate.
The original Posey was introduced in Series 1, so it is fitting that during the 16th anniversary of the Living Dead Dolls she would rise from her crypt with a new look.
Coming This Fall from DST: New Items from Back to the Future, Aliens, Pulp Fiction and more!
June 2014 - Summer's here, and the time is right for a whole bunch of new product announcements from Diamond Select Toys! These items are all in the June issue of Previews, the monthly catalog of Diamond Comic Distributors, and most will be released sometime in the fall, but you can pre-order them all today at your local comic shop or your favorite online retailer!
Aliens Alien Warrior Vinyl Bust Bank
A Diamond Select Toys release! What's inside an alien besides acid blood, a metal tongue and spite? Your money! This 8" vinyl bank of a warrior-class xenomorph from the sci-fi classic Aliens may have a coin slot on the back and an access door on the bottom, but it looks just like a high-quality collectible bust! A detailed sculpt and paint job make this a must-have item for any Aliens collection. (Item #JUN142092, SRP: $22.99)
June 5, 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.