In Stores This Week: Guardians of the Galaxy, Aliens and Ninja Turtles!
October 2014 - There's a whole legion of strange invaders hitting comic shops and specialty stores this Wednesday from Diamond Select Toys! Brand-new Guardians of the Galaxy Minimates are finally landing, as well as Aliens Minimates, a new Aliens Bottle Opener and a Ninja Turtles Bottle Opener! Read on for more details, and find your nearest store at the Comic Shop Locator!
Marvel Minimates Series 57 Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Asst.
August 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode up!
Click here to check it out! This episode features Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys from the three films (1990, 2007, and 2014).
New DST Items in the July Issue of Previews!
June 2014 - Is it a new month already? Well, not quite, but we're getting a jump on July by opening up a ton of new Diamond Select Toys items for pre-orders! These products will all be in the July issue of Diamond Comic Distributors' Previews catalog, but after you check out the list below, you can pre-order any item on the list through your local comic book shop or specialty toy retailer! Find the nearest one at www.comicshoplocator.com!
Alien Minimates 35th Anniversary Box Set
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett and Whoopi Goldberg Inspires Nationwide Stretchkins Fitness Toy Craze
NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the new film from Paramount and Michael Bay starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett and Whoopi Goldberg will open nationwide on August 8 and is set to be the family smash hit of the summer.
For kids who want to take home their very own ninja turtle look no further than Stretchkins. The fun fitness toys have started a craze on the East Coast, and are now available nationwide at Walmart and Toys "R" Us. The officially licensed Ninja Turtle Stretchkins will go into stores in all 50 states from July.
Priced from $19.95, kids can have fun and get fit with their very own Stretchkins, available as Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello, in addition to the classic Playful Puppy, Pretty Unicorn, and Red Dragon models.
JAKKS Pacific Secures Multi-Category License for Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
MALIBU, Calif. -- April 15, 2014 -- Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc., announced a licensing agreement with Nickelodeon to manufacture, distribute and market a line of specialty figures and toys in the United States based on the network's hit animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
The agreement includes JAKKS' Hero Portal™ TV video game platform, the next generation of JAKKS' Plug It In & Play TV Games™ products, large-scale figures and more. JAKKS expects to launch its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles product line in fall 2014 to coincide with the August 8, 2014, release of the feature film from Paramount Pictures.
FUNKO TO LAUNCH HIKARI JAPANESE VINYL IN 2014
LYNNWOOD, WA – February 16, 2014 – Funko is set to launch Hikari Japanese Vinyl in Spring/Summer 2014.
Hikari is a highly collectible line of clear Sofubi vinyl inspired by Japanese Vinyl Figures. Each piece will be hand numbered and limited edition. Hikari comes packaged in a special edition clear tube with an on/off LED light to display these one of a kind figures!
Batman and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be the first licenses released in the Hikari line with more properties such as Star Wars, Marvel, Ghostbusters, and many more to follow in 2014.
Batman Hikari Japanese Vinyl
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Hikari Japanese Vinyl
Nickelodeon And Johnny Cupcakes Release Limited-Edition Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Apparel And Accessories Line
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 -- Nickelodeon and Johnny Cupcakes today announced the launch of a brand-new adult apparel and accessories collection inspired by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The new line features four limited-edition t-shirt designs, a sweatshirt and a variety of accessories available for men, women and even one for kids! All four designs are custom, with one-of-a-kind graphics that feature Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo and a caricature Shredder in the unique Johnny Cupcakes "culinary" style. The line can be purchased in Johnny Cupcakes retail shops (Boston, Los Angeles, London, and Hull, MA) and to fans around the world on the company's website, http://shop.JohnnyCupcakes.com beginning today.
Nickelodeon's Heroes In A Half Shell Return To Battle Saturday, Oct. 12, At 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT), During The Season Two Debut Of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Masked Vigilante Casey Jones Joins Forces with the Crime-Fighting Turtles
BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 -- Nickelodeon launches season two of the hit animated series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Saturday, Oct. 12, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT), continuing the crime-fighting adventures of the four mutant turtles—Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo. The season one finale ranked as the number-one telecast for the day across all TV with boys (August 8, 8-9:00 p.m. ET/PT). The half-hour weekly series is layered with comedy, action and sci-fi, and the unique CG animation draws inspiration from both American and Japanese animation, showcasing a stylistic effect of a printed comic. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles airs regularly on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The executive producers for season two are Ciro Nieli and Peter Hastings.
September 2013 - Funko has announced a new batch of Tin-Tastics activity sets featuring My Little Pony, DC Comics, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Each set has stickers, pencils, two POP! erasers, and a nifty tin container.
Batman, the Joker, and Raphael are available now, and Rainbow Dash and Derpy will be in stores in October.
Nickelodeon and Activision Reveal New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ Video Game Based on The Network's Hit CG-Animated Series
NEW YORK, July 19, 2013 -- Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, today revealed their collaboration on an all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ video game inspired by the network's hit CG-animated series. This side-scrolling action-brawler game features an authentic storyline ripe with franchise-favorite characters and locations, with loads of combat and animated scenes. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ is expected to launch Oct. 22 in North America, Oct. 23 in Asia and Australia, and Oct. 25 across Europe and Latin America for the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo Wii™ system and Nintendo 3DS™.