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Star Wars, Play Arts Kai, Transformers, Marvel, DC, Revoltech at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

September 9, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

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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STAR WARS 2014 3.75" BLACK SERIES 03
This new Case assortment includes two each of Ep III Darth Vader, Ep V Yoda (Jedi Training), R5G19, Ep V Hoth Luke (Wampa Attack), Darth Malgus and Starkiller and is priced at $114.99, with the Set of 6 (one of each figure) priced at $59.99. A secondary Set of 4 new figures (R5G19, Ep V Hoth Luke (Wampa Attack), Darth Malgus and Starkiller) is listed at $44.99, and singles of these four new figures are available at $11.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=STAR%20WARS%202014...

Toy Pizza: Episode 31 - Hello Kitty, Animal Crossing, Godzilla

September 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode up!

Click here to check it out! This episode features Hello Kitty and Animal Crossing toys, along with the Ghidorah plush toy from Godzilla.

Masterpiece TF, Bandai Jp, Pacific Rim, Silent Hill, Zelda, Funko POP at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

September 7, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

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-24 - STAR SABER
Star Saber was the winner of the "Masterpiece Fan's Choice" contest that took place in 2013. This Masterpiece version of a long time fan favorite is sure to please. Preorders have been opened at just $169.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11960&mode=re...

TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-23 - EXHAUST
This cool repaint of the Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack is based on the original Japanese Diaclone color scheme. This figure features a new head and wears the Decepticon logo. Preorders are now open at $79.99.

September Update: Target's Latest Deals on Toys & Action Figures

September 7, 2014 - It's been a few months since we did this, so it is also time to check Target's printable coupons and Cartwheel app for new deals!

Their Cartwheel has 25 deals available in the "toys and sports" category, including these deals of interest to action figure collectors:

DC's Futures End Lenticular Cover Contest

September 2014 - DC has a new contest, the New 52 Futures End Lenticular Cover Sweepstakes. Enter by September 30th to win a set of comic books with lenticular covers.

150 Item Sale!, Voltron, Star Wars, SH Figuarts/MonsterArts, Hot Toys, Sideshow, Revoltech, Transformers at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

August 27, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Sale! - 150 Featured items from Transformers, Marvel, DC, Video Games, Third Party, Japanese Figures & More
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=16673

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VOLTRON 30TH ANNIVERSARY JUMBO FIGURE
This 24" tall figure can shoot off its lion head hands and has wheels on its feet. it is listed at $234.99, $15 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TOY10621&mode=re...

MIRACLE ACTION FIGURE EX - MAFEX NO. 010 STORMTROOPER
This Stormtrooper figure stands about 6.3" tall and comes loaded with articulation as well as an articulated stand and blaster. It is priced at $54.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MED10930&mode=re...

BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS PLAY ARTS KAI - ROBIN, JOKER

Toy Pizza: Episode 30 - Fast Food Toys & Daft Punk

August 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode up!

Click here to check it out! This episode features fast food toys, including the recent Mario Kart toys from McDonald's.

They have also posted a bonus video to celebrate a new influx of subscribers - a short clip of the Daft Punk figures from Tamashii Nations.

August 2014 Fast Food Toys Round-up

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August 22, 2014 - The boy made two trips to Wendy's this past month, but has zero interest in the two Kung Fu Panda toys he got with his food. He has already let me know to hand them out at Halloween.

I bought a set of Guardians of the Galaxy drawstring backpacks from eBay because I wanted all six but I don't like Subway enough to eat there six times in a month. The bags are larger and nicer than I thought they would be. The fronts have pictures from the movie, while the backs have line drawings of the characters.

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Let's see what's out there in restaurants this month! (More after the jump)

A quick check of the web sites for the more popular fast food restaurants reveals the following:

Denny's Atari Contest

'Game On' At Denny's With Exclusive Atari® Contest

Finalists win a trip to Las Vegas to compete in a head-to-head arcade battle

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Aug. 19, 2014 -- Denny's and Atari®, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, are upping the competition around the new remixed arcade games "Hashteroids" and "Centipup." Fans across the country are invited to fight for gaming supremacy and enter in the "Arcade Battle Royale" for the chance to win a trip to Las Vegas to compete in the ultimate gameplay contest.

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