July 2013 - August Heats Up With RSIN Releases from OutsmART Originals
Back by popular demand is one of our best sellers, RSIN'S Crown Design T-Shirt. This time we're screen-printing it on ultra cotton Charcoal colored t-shirts for that classic tee fit! Guaranteed to ship on August 9th, these bad boys will get you through the rest of summer in style, but that's not it... we've got more RSIN awesomeness for you...
Come snag the first RSIN SKULL LOGO FlexFit cap and cover that dome in art. Outsmart Originals is proud to release the first in a series of embroidered FlexFit Artist Caps starting with RSIN's iconic skull logo. Available on Black Caps and also guaranteed to ship on August 9th... but wait, there's more...
New Photos of Marvel Select's The Wolverine Action Figure Revealed!
July 2013 - This weekend, The Wolverine slashes its way into movie theaters, telling the next chapter in the life of the nigh-immortal mutant named Logan. While the Marvel Select action figure based on the film won't be out until September, it recently made an appearance at Comic-Con International, and Diamond Select has taken some shots of the figure in action! With 16 points of articulation, three interchangeable heads and six interchangeable hands, this 7-inch figure will be the ultimate collectible for any Wolverine fan. Check out the shots, and pre-order him today at your local comic shop or favorite online toy store!
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NECA TO LAUNCH NEW "PREDATOR" – LIMITED EDITION TROPHY SKULLS PACK THIS SUMMER
Introduces New Skulls For a Full 10-Piece Collection, Available for Pre-order
Hillside, NJ - July 30, 2013 - National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), has announced the PREDATOR – Limited Edition Trophy Skulls Pack, containing 10 trophy skull collectibles, previously only available in various retail and convention exclusives. The pack is available now for pre-order.
"The PREDATOR – Limited Edition Trophy Skulls Pack has been designed exclusively for fans," said Randy Falk, director of product development. "The pack is an opportunity for fans to purchase an assortment of 10 trophy skull collectibles at once, which will allow them to populate their trophy wall diorama or their displays at home."
Salt Lake Comic Con Moves to Salt Palace for Pop Culture Event September 5-7, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, July 26, 2013 -- Due to unprecedented ticket sales and expected attendance, organizers of Salt Lake Comic Con (SLCC) today announced that the convention will move from the South Towne Expo Center to the downtown Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City for its inaugural event on September 5-7, 2013.
Information about VIP, 3-Day and Single Day Ticket sales are available at www.SaltLakeComicCon.com.
"We're excited to make the best in gaming, comics, TV, movies, technology and pop culture available and to bring the incredible Comic Con experience to the huge fan base in the Intermountain region," said Dan Farr, Show Producer. "Never before has there been this many celebrities, comic creators and bestselling authors gathered in one place and accessible for fan interaction, photos and autograph opportunities."
More than 20,000 Fans from Around the World Descend on Essen, Germany for Star Wars Celebration Europe
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Announces John Williams' Return to Star Wars
Event Highlights a First Look at the Upcoming Star Wars Rebels Animated Series
July 28, 2013 - ESSEN, GERMANY – Star Wars Celebration Europe – the official Star Wars fan convention – has come to a successful close, with more than 20,000 attendees from 40 different countries. Throughout the weekend, fans and families met their favorite stars from the films, gained exclusive access to the Saga's creators, and learned first-hand exciting new developments in a galaxy far, far away.
New Diamond Select Products in Diamond Comics' August Previews Catalog!
July 2013 - It's that time of the month again, when the newest Previews catalog arrives from Diamond Comic Distributors! It's a big month for Diamond Select Toys, as they have seven separate items listed for pre-ordering, including bottle openers, artwork, Minimates, electronic vehicles and more from Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, The Walking Dead and Knight Rider! Check out what you can pre-order now below, and find your nearest comic shop at comicshoplocator.com!
Knight Rider Super Pursuit Mode KITT 1:15 Electronic Vehicle
QuakeCon Vinyl Toy Exclusive Announced
Symbiote Studios to release 20th Anniversary Phobos Figure for QuakeCon
(Seattle, WA- July 29, 2013) Vinyl collectible toy makers Symbiote Studios has announced their QuakeCon Exclusive figure to be the much loved DOOM space marine Phobos from Quake III. Phobos stands 3.5 inches tall has two accessories and is made of high quality vinyl. QuakeCon is held every year in Dallas Texas and is best known as the largest free LAN party in the world. Doom/Quake developer John Carmack helped create the event so both Quake and DOOM related products at the show are in high demand. 8K attendees are expected this year and many in that community refer to it as the "Woodstock" of competitive video gaming. QuakeCon runs from August 1-4, 2013.
AMC's 'The Walking Dead' To Be Resurrected At Universal Studios Hollywood And Universal Orlando Resort's Award-Winning 'Halloween Horror Nights' Events For Second Consecutive Year
Season 3 of the Golden Globe-Nominated, Emmy-Award Winning series, 'The Walking Dead,' Sets the Stage for All-Original Horrifying Experiences on Both Coasts
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. and ORLANDO, Fla., July 25, 2013 -- Fans with a voracious appetite for AMC's "The Walking Dead" will have a chance to walk in the footsteps of human survivors when Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort debut all new terrifying mazes inspired by Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning television series at this year's Halloween Horror Nights events beginning September 20.
July 29, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
OPTIMUS PRIME 6" SUPER DEFORMED FIGURE
KidsLogic is creating a new 6" tall superdeformed version of Optimus Prime. We currently have it listed at $119.99, but that price may lower if we can find a domestic supply.
FUTURAMA BENDER 24" SHOGUN WARRIOR FIGURE
This 2' tall Bender figure is done in the Shogun Warrior style with fist-firing action. He is listed at $149.99.
S.H. FIGUARTS SAMURAI METALLIC 5-PACK SDCC 2013 EXCLUSIVE & OTHER BANDAI EXCLUSIVES
July 25, 2013 - 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.