A Knit Hat Makes The Man
Exclusive Jayne Cobb Figure from Firefly coming to comic book specialty shops this May
(BALTIMORE, MD) - (March 10, 2015)- The bright orange knit hat makes the man as Funko brings fans of scifi TV series Firefly the Jayne Cobb with Hat PREVIEWS Exclusive Legacy Collection Action Figure. Available to pre-order from the March PREVIEWS catalog, the "Hero of Canton" Jayne figure will be released in comic book specialty shops in late May 2015.
"Browncoats" or fans of Joss Whedon's Firefly can add tough guy Jayne Cobb to their Firefly collection with their very own 6" tall sculpt of actor Adam Baldwin who plays the fearless mercenary, wearing his memorable orange knit cap. The figure features 20 points of articulation and is packaged with three of Jayne's top choice weapons he can be posed with to complete his hard-core appearance.
The Dark Knight Rises in September PREVIEWS
MEDICOM introduces the second version of the Dark Knight Action Figure and Vehicle
(BALTIMORE, MD) - (September 10, 2014) - MEDICOM Toy Corporation delivers a new take on Christian Bale's Batman with The Dark Knight Rises Miracle Action Figure (MAFEX) and Batpod. Both are great additions to any Batman fan's collection, these one-of-a-kind figures are scheduled to ship exclusively to comic book specialty shops in May 2015.
Based on Bale's appearance in the third movie of director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises Action Figure 2.0 (Item Code: SEP142379, SRP: $49.99, pg 500) comes packed with multiple hands for action poses, multiple faces with different expressions (including a cowl-less version), and the EMP Rifle. Standing 6" tall, this figure is one of the most detailed Batman figures on the market today!
Live Long and Prosper with the PREVIEWS Spock POP! Figure
(BALTIMORE, MD) - (August 7, 2014)- The universe is flipped upside down in the Mirror Mirror episode of Star Trek, featuring first officer Spock as a space pirate, now captured in time as a POP! Figure available in the August PREVIEWS catalog. Fans who remember Spock from the episode can pre-order the space pirate at their local comic book specialty shop. The figure is scheduled to release in September 2014.
In Mirror Mirror, the half human, half Vulcan Spock's transformation into a brutal space pirate changes not only his attitude but his appearance too. The Mirror Mirror Spock POP! Figure (Item Code: AUG142693, SRP: $11.99, Page 544) stands at 3 ¾" tall wearing a blue space pirate type outfit and has facial hair, showing the rugged side of Spock no one on the "real" Enterprise recognizes. This is a unique collectible for fans of the classic Star Trek series to acquire as it's one of the only times Spock wasn't portrayed as a completely emotionless officer.
You Can Never Have Too Much Godzilla
A variety of exclusive Godzilla Sofubi are featured in the August edition of PREVIEWS
(BALTIMORE, MD) - (August 12, 2014)- MEDICOM Toy Company re-introduces the King of the Monsters with three new Godzilla Sofubi figures offered to Western Collectors for the first time in the August edition of Diamond's PREVIEWS catalog. These one-of-a-kind figures are scheduled to release only in comic book specialty shops in late January 2015.
MEDICOM Toy's Godzilla Vinyl Wars (GVW) collection has expanded with these new figures, each a reproduction of a classic Sofubi with an updated color design and detailing. These updated figures are the "lost treasures" from companies like Marmit, Sofubi Life, and Marusan. The new Sofubi are each limited to 200 pieces, making it crucial for collectors to pre-order them from PREVIEWS before they are snatched up in January.
Arkham Asylum Harley Quinn Featured as An August PREVIEWS Exclusive
(BALTIMORE, MD) - (August 14, 2014)- Cute and psychotic Harley Quinn will hold your spare change with the PREVIEWS Exclusive Arkham Asylum: Harley Quinn Bust Bank from Monogram. Based on the character's design from the Arkham Asylum video game, the Harley Quinn Bust Bank is available for pre-order from the August issue of PREVIEWS catalog and is scheduled to release in comic book specialty shops in late October 2014.
Based on the best-selling video game from Warner Bros Interactive comes the Arkham Asylum: Harley Quinn Bust Bank (Item Code: AUG142600, SRP: $19.99) perfect for fans to collect and securely store spare change in. The Harley Quinn Bank is a unique find for fans of the game as her design reflects the look that gamers will easily recognize and is great for non-gamers to add to their own Harley Quinn collection.
July 2014 - Diamond Comics has announced their top-selling items for the month of June 2014. Head over to the Diamond web site for more details and charts on all of the categories, but here are the top ten toys and the top ten games:
Top 10 Toys
1. DC Comics Bombshells: Black Canary Statue - DEC130358
2. DC Comics: The New 52 Justice League 7-Pack Box Set - NOV138235
3. Batman Black & White: Harley Quinn Statue - DEC130359
4. Marvel Select: Amazing Spider-Man 2 Action Figure - FEB142060
5. Marvel Select: Deadpool Action Figure - MAR101468
6. DC Comics Designer Series 1: Nightwing by Capullo Figure - NOV130286
7. DC Comics Cover Girls: Poison Ivy Statue - JAN140397
8. Marvel Select: Red Hulk Action Figure - MAR088262
9. DC Comics: The New 52: Earth-2 Thomas Wayne Batman Figure - JAN140394
10. DC Comics: Armored Wonder Woman Bishoujo Statue - NOV132032
Top 10 Games
1. Risk Legacy - JUN118204
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.
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!
Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo and Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. Announce New Strategic Partnership
BALTIMORE, Oct. 2, 2013 -- Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., the world's largest distributor of English-language comic books, graphic novels and related pop-culture products, announced today that it will partner with Comikaze Entertainment Inc. and Advanstar Communications in a strategic alliance that focuses on expanding the growth of Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo LA's comic and pop culture convention.
To be held November 1-3, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo promises an incredible experience for fans of comics, gaming, horror, sci-fi, fantasy and anime. This year's event will feature an amazing line-up of attractions from vendors and exhibitors, interactive contests, celebrity autograph signings, screenings, renowned panel sessions and gaming tournaments.
August 30, 2013 - Do you have a few extra minutes? Good, because there are a few contests you might want to enter:
- Diamond Comics is giving away oodles of Minimates in their ToyChestNews's Massive Minimates Giveaway. To enter you just need to be subscribed to their ToyChestnews.com email newsletter. Contest ends September 27th. (Thanks to Tim of Mellow Blue Planet for letting us know about this one!)
- Sideshow Collectibles is giving away a set of three J.Scott Campbell Spider-Man Comiquettes. Enter by September 15th.
- Sideshow Collectibles is also giving away a StarCraft II Raynor 1:6 figure. (Check back if the link isn't working - they sent out an email about the contest, but the first time I checked it, the link was not working.)