Captain Picard Gets Packaged! Plus: Star Trek on Ice!
December 2013 - Star Trek fans who have gotten the chance to play with the first two figures in the Star Trek Select action figure line have been waiting for their chance to get their hands on the next one, and he's almost here! Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from Star Trek: The Next Generation, will be joining the original series' Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock in the 7-inch scale, and we've got packaging shots!
November 2013 - Funko has announced nine new POP! Television vinyl figures based on Game of Thrones. Series Three includes:
Expect to see these new POPs in stores around January 14th, except for Daenerys, who will follow the others around February 18th.
November 2013 - Funko has announced several new POP! vinyl figures based on WWE wrestlers - John Cena, CM Punk, The Rock, Sheamus, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Rey Mysterio.
Expect to see these new POPs in stores around December 24th.
November 2013 - Funko has announced several new POP! Television vinyl figures based on Sons of Anarchy - Jax Teller, Clay Morrow, Gemma Teller Morrow, and Opie Winston.
Expect to see these new POPs in stores around January 7th.
November 2013 - Funko has announced several new POP! Television vinyl figures based on Thundercats - Lion-O, Cheetara, Panthro, Mumm-Ra, and Snarf.
Expect to see these new POPs in stores around December 17th.
Mezco Announces Breaking Bad Black Friday Specials
November 2013 - New York - Breaking Bad fans will have a lot to give thanks for on Black Friday (11/29) this year. Mezco will be revealing not only a limited edition Breaking Bad figure, but a new set of limited edition challenge coins, and two sets of ultra limited "platinum" challenge coins.
The new action figure will be limited to just 500 pieces worldwide and will be available exclusively through www.MezcoToyz.com.
Each set of "platinum" coins will be limited to 100 sets worldwide, and will also be available exclusively at www.MezcoToyz.com.
Mezco's first set of Breaking Bad challenge coins were released in early November and sold out within 24 hours. Mezco's Black Friday sale items will go "live" for online shoppers shortly after midnight(eastern standard time) the morning of Friday 11/29.
DARK HORSE DIGITAL CYBER MONDAY DEAL!
November 26, 2013, MILWAUKIE, OR - In anticipation of the infamous holiday shopping weekend, Dark Horse Comics is giving you another killer deal for Cyber Monday. Dark Horse Digital is offering comics fans 50% off their entire order for 24 hours!
You can redeem this 50% discount with the coupon code dhdcyber2013.
This offer is good for 24 hours beginning at midnight (PST) on Monday, December 2 ($20 cart minimum). Visit Digital.DarkHorse.com to take advantage of this amazing web store only offer. Sign up for the Dark Horse Digital Newsletter by Thanksgiving to get even more discounts (http://goo.gl/FP6Eva).
Things You Are Searching For - November 2013 Edition
November 2013 - Each day, I check the log files on the site to see what the spammers are up to, and some of the entries are the search terms people are using in our search box. Here are a few things that you have been searching for recently but perhaps are not finding... for a few of the terms, it is because we have no content about them, and for others, it is because the stuff on the older version of RTM doesn't show up in the new search box.
- Baby Alive - While we do cover a pretty wide range of toys, we don't really do much with actual baby dolls. For more about Baby Alive dolls, check out these sites:
4th Annual Toys for Tots Christmas Train
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 22, 2013 -- The Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2013 Toys for Tots Christmas Train operating between Jacksonville and Miami on Saturday, December 14, 2013.
FEC's Christmas Train offers its employees, their families, customers, and suppliers an opportunity to contribute to the Toys for Tots program in the communities along the east coast of Florida. This has become a favored tradition of FEC employees in support of the communities where they live.
In coordination with Toys for Tots, a contribution of toys will be delivered to representatives in eight Florida cities by Santa who will be on-board on the Christmas Train. Representatives of the United States Marine Corps will be on hand at each stop to receive the donated toys and distribute them to needy children in the local communities.
The Christmas Train will stop at the railroad crossings at the locations listed below.
All times are approximate
Mussels Acres Road-West
San Sebastian View Crossing-East
New Smyrna Beach:
November 22, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
AVENGERS MOVIE MASTERPIECE CHITAURI COMMANDER, FOOTSOLDIER
Hot Toys is producing more villain figures for your Avengers to battle. The Chitauri Commander and Footsoldier each comes with a weapon or two, alternate hands, a display base and more, and they are listed at $239.99 each for the Commander and for the Footsoldier.
PACIFIC RIM 7" FIGURE SERIES 03 - SETS, SINGLES
Series 03 is divided into Kaiju and Jaeger assortments; the Kaiju line includes Battle Damaged Knifehead and Tresspasser, which are listed at $29.99 each or as a Set for $49.99. The Jaegers of Series 03 include Cherno Alpha and Coyote Tango, and they are listed at $35.99 for the Set or $20.99 each individually.