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Comic-Con Exclusive Teddy Scares

Applehead Factory Announces their San Diego Comic Con Exclusive for 2014!

July 2014 - Applehead Factory is excited to reveal the details of their Teddy Scares/2014 San Diego Comic Con exclusive! This year, for the first time a 12" Teddy Scare will be made available exclusively at the event. Teddy Scares are back!! A set of 3 new bears will be available in the "Collector's Series" due this summer. To coincide with this release a special Edwin Morose will be available only at Comic Con. The SDCC version will have a special scarf.

Edwin has always been a fan favorite and will disappear quickly. He is limited to only 250 pieces. He is packaged in the classic 12" Teddy Scare windowed box. In addition to our SDCC Exclusive the new "Collector's Series" will be available. Stop by and get them while they last.

The Teddy Scares will be at Booth #4923.

www.teddyscares.com
www.facebook.com/teddyscares

Catwoman, Batgirl and Godzilla Sofubi Figures

See what Catwoman, Batgirl and Godzilla Have in Common in the July PREVIEWS Catalog

(BALTIMORE, MD) - (July 16, 2014) - MEDICOM Toys and Bear Model offer four new Sofubi characters in the July PREVIEWS catalog, featuring DC Comics' Batgirl and Catwoman and two Godzilla Vinyl Wars (GVW) figures available for fans and collectors to pre-order. Batgirl and Catwoman will release in late November and Godzilla figures are scheduled to release in January 2015 exclusively in comic book specialty shops.

Gotham City is known for its notorious heroes and villains, and fans of Batman characters can now collect one of each with the fearless DC Hero Sofubi Batgirl (Item Code: JUL142350, SRP: $79.99, Page 510) and DC Hero Sofubi Catwoman (Item Code: JUL142351, SRP: $79.99, Page 510). Crafted from soft vinyl to show greater detail, the Catwoman and Batgirl sofubi are unique treasures for collectors to find, as these sofubi are limited to 300 pieces.

Previews Exclusive Dark Knight Joker Miracle Figure

Why So Serious? Get the July PREVIEWS Exclusive Joker Miracle Action Figure

(BALTIMORE, MD) - (July 14, 2014) - Re-create your favorite scenes from Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker with the PREVIEWS Exclusive Dark Knight Joker Miracle Action Figure (MAF EX) from MEDICOM Toy! The Joker Miracle Action Figure is available to pre-order from the July issue of PREVIEWS and will be released in comic book specialty shops in late April 2015.

Fans of Batman, the Joker and Heath Ledger's performance in The Dark Knight won't want to miss out on getting their own Dark Night Joker Miracle Action Figure (Item Code: APR148224, SRP: $49.99, Page 500) coming exclusively to comic book specialty shops. Standing just over 6" tall, this chilling reproduction of the sinister criminal includes alternate heads and hands, plus a full arsenal of weapons to recreate many of his signature moments from the film!

The Elder Scrolls Guar Plush

July 16th 2014: Guar Plush - As always, our team is working hard to deliver a number of products for eager fans. So far our various statues based on Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls have proven very popular, so now we'd like to introduce you to something a little different.

Joining our selection of statues is the adorable Guar Plush from The Elder Scrolls Online. The Guar is a friendly creature from the game, well known for carrying around all the extra equipment you need. And true to form our Guar plush is wearing a pack to do just that!

Also included is a free code for the PC/MAC version of the game that will allow players to obtain a Guar in the game.

The Guar is in stock now at our official website and can be purchased for just $19.99.

Until next time!

- Gaming Heads

K'NEX Announces the Prepare for TITANFALL Giveaway

K'NEX® Announces The "Prepare for TITANFALL™ Giveaway"

Ten Random Fans Will Win a K'NEX TITANFALL Prize Pack And One Random Grand Prize Winner Will Win a Deluxe K'NEX TITANFALL Prize Pack

Hatfield, PA, July, 2014 – K'NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is excited to announce the "Prepare for TITANFALL Giveaway", a 10-day long sweepstakes running on the K'NEX Facebook® page, open to U.S. fans 13 years of age or older.

Diamond Select Toys Turns San Diego Eatery into the DST Lounge

Diamond Select Toys

Diamond Select Toys Turns San Diego Eatery into the DST Lounge!

July 2014 - Comic-Con International is an experience, to be sure, but sometimes you just need to get out of the convention center! San Diego's nearby Gaslamp District offers a variety of options for fun, food and drink, and Diamond Select Toys has always had their favorite for all three: Taste and Thirst on 4th. So this year, DST is taking it over and turning it into the DST Lounge from July 24-26!

Diamond Select's Comic-Con Panels and Free Posters

Diamond Select Toys

DST Returns to San Diego Comic-Con, with Two Great Panels and Three Free Posters!

July 2014 - San Diego is the city so nice they gave it one name and decided to stick with it. But for one week out of every year, it unofficially becomes known as "Geek Paradise!" As the team at Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum are all geeks themselves, they are happy to announce that they will once again be setting up a booth at this year's Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 24-27, and hosting two panels for their fans!

Come by booth #2607 to check out the newest products, pick up the various exclusives, and fill some holes in your collection from the DST store! Build your own Minimate at the Build-A-Minimate booth, and pick up posters of original Marvel, Sin City and Jay & Silent Bob Minimates artwork that will be handed out throughout the weekend. Then come to two panels spotlighting DST's upcoming releases!

Bluntman & Chronic Minimates

Diamond Select Toys

Bluntman & Chronic Minimates Return to their Comic-Book Roots at SDCC!

July 2014 - Look, up in the sky, it's Bluntman and Chronic! The comic-book heroes created by director Kevin Smith are living the high life, with a variety of products coming out from Diamond Select Toys based on their appearances in "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back." Now, they're getting a Comic-Con-exclusive 2-pack of Minimates mini-figures, only available through Toys "R" Us, and it's based on their comic book appearances!

With new facial expressions and paint schemes that reflect the costumes worn in their now-classic comic book mini-series, Bluntman and Chronic each stand 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and a variety of interchangeable parts. The two-pack comes packaged on a blister card, and will be available through the Entertainment Earth booth, #2343, at a price of $10. This set is guaranteed to move fast, so be sure to stop by early!

Marvel Kotobukiya, Iron Man, Batman, DC Collectibles, Pacific Rim, S.H. Figuarts at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

July 16, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

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THREEA 1/12 SCALE MICROMAN STRING DIVERS - CASE/SET/SINGLE
These five figures designed by Ashley Wood are fully articulated and feature a chrome head and chest piece. The five figures are Aki(grey), Dante(red), Sam(blue), Maxim(black) and Julian(clear). The Case is listed at $439.99, set at $224.99 and singles are $39.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=microman%20divers

MARVEL BISHOUJO JUBILEE STATUE
This 1/7 scale statue shows Jubilee in an updated version of her classic look, with pink sunglasses atop her head. It is priced at $64.99, saving you $5 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KOT11262&mode=re...

MARVEL DANGER ROOM SESSIONS WOLVERINE BROWN COSTUME

LittlePlasticMen Vol 1, No 3 Now Available

July 2014 - The third issue of LittlePlasticMen is now avilable online!

www.littleplasticmen.com

This issue has a round-up of action figure projects from Kickstarter, an interview with Ken Lilly about the unproduced Sesame Street action figures from Palisades Toys, a talk with Jerry Wood about MicroMachines ZBots, and more.

You can read it online or download the .pdf to read on a device when you are offline.

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