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.
On Sale This Week: Batman TV Bust and Captain America Movie Minimates!
June 2014 - It's New Toy Day again, and this week Diamond Select is sending two highly awaited items to comic shops across North America! One is the first in what promises to be an extensive line of resin busts based on the Batman Classic TV Series, and the other is a full assortment of Minimates based on one of this year's hottest movies, Captain America: The Winter Soldier! Check out details below, and pick them up starting today at your local comic shop, or order from your favorite online retailer, or visit www.diamondselecttoys.com!
Batman Classic TV Series Batman Bust
June 5, 2014 - Sideshow Collectibles is conducting a batch of contests at the moment:
- Iron Man Mark 42 maquette giveaway - enter by June 12th.
- Cad Bane giveaway - enter by June 12th to win a Star Wars Cad Bane in Denal Disguise Sixth Scale Figure.
- 2014 Father's Day Giveaway - enter by June 9th to win a sixth scale Darth Vader action figure.
- Harley Quinn Premium Format Figure Giveaway - enter by June 16th.
- June Batman Newsletter Giveaway - enter by June 26th to win a premium format Batman figure.
The planned action figures have a Greek mythology theme and will be four inches tall. Be sure to scroll all the way down on the project page to see all of the variants that are listed as stretch goals. The designers mention in their intro video that these figures are designed to be easily disassembled so that you can more easily customize them.
WHO YA GONNA CALL?...DOMO!
ICONS COLLIDE IN COLOSSAL POP-CULTURE MASH-UP PAIRING DOMO WITH GHOSTBUSTER FRANCHISE IN NEW CONSUMER PRODUCTS LINE
NEW YORK – May 20, 2014 – The Internet and social media meme that has become a mascot for the millennial generation – Domo - is crossing streams with one of the most iconic film franchises of the past 30 years – Ghostbusters – in a new consumer products line that will put a smile on the face of pop-culture fans everywhere. This supernatural entertainment mash-up takes a fresh approach to the Ghostbusters franchise blending both classic and new with cross generational appeal casting Domo in a line of collectibles and plush for a limited time only. The line, made possible through an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products as brokered by Big Tent Entertainment, is slated to hit shelves in fall 2014.
The line will concentrate on those eccentric characters from the franchise, namely Slimer and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, best suited to stand alongside the enigmatic furry brown Domo, and will cast them in instantly recognizable scenes from the film.
Skeleton Warriors Glyos Compatible Action Figures by October Toys on Kickstarter
June 2, 2014 - October Toys is excited to announce the launch of their latest project - Skeleton Warriors!
These new, Glyos compatible action figures were designed with collectors in mind while drawing inspiration from both the 90's Skeleton Warriors cartoon characters as well as original concept art provided by the awesome team at Goddard Film Group, LLC.
The first figure to be redesigned and updated is the bad to the bone Baron Dark!
This is designed to be 3 3/4" scale line of articulated PVC action figures and since Baron Dark is the biggest of the main cast of characters, he clocks in at 5" tall with 26 points of Glyos compatible articulation!