March 2013 News

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Carrie Fisher at Star Wars Celebration Europe

Ian McDiarmid

Carrie Fisher at Celebration Europe!

March 2013 - The original princess with an attitude, Carrie Fisher, is slated to appear at Celebration Europe this July 26-28 in Essen. Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy, Fisher will be greeting fans and signing autographs in the Celebration Autograph Hall organized by Official Pix, and is scheduled to appear on stage for an interview and a question and answer session.

Fans at Celebration Europe can look forward to entertaining straight talk from Fisher on a number of topics, when she takes to the Celebration Stage with host Warwick Davis. Tickets are available now at

Transformers: Ruination & Beast Hunters, RAH Link, New Bandai at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

March 26, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer has several items of interest to collectors:

Hi - Here are some cool new items recently listed:

Legend of Zelda - Real Action Heroes (RAH) Link

Dragon Ball Kai: Figuarts Zero Super Saiyan Son Goku Tamashii Web Exclusive

Cassettes - CST-03 & CTS-04 Boxbomber Set of B-Box & BirdBomber

S.H. Figuarts Power Ranger Double Pack - Bouken Blue & Bouken Black Tamashii Web Exclusive

MP-13 Energon Cube Set For Masterpiece Soundwave

G-04 Hunger Classics Weapon Upgrade Kit

LEGO Movie ReBrick Contest

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Entries are Eligible for a Score of Prizes, and One Grand Prize Winner's Creation Could Be Included in the 2014 Release

March 2013 - BURBANK, CA, - Beginning March 25, LEGO® fans registered worldwide on will have a one-of-a-kind, hands-on opportunity to take part in the growing excitement for "THE LEGO MOVIE" by creating a 15-30 second video clip based on its story, in the LEGO ReBrick Movie Competition. The winning video could be featured in the film, the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, opening February 7, 2014.

Angry Birds Space Encounter at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Angry Birds Space Encounter at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Angry Birds™ Space Encounter Opens at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Comprehensive, Interactive Attraction is the First of its Kind in the United States

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 22, 2013 -- KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The internationally popular Angry Birds™ have landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a new mission in space.

Angry Birds Space Encounter, the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages, opened today at the Visitor Complex. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise, including Angry Birds Space, to bring the beloved characters to life.

Jai Nitz's Dream Thief In Action Figure & Paper Doll

dream thief

March 2013 - Dark Horse has released these free printable paper doll and paper "in action figure" versions of Jai Nitz's Dream Thief.

Right-click on each image to save it to your computer to be able to print and play!

dream thief

dream thief

American Music & Pop Culture Expo in Hershey, PA

Pop culture expo set to debut Easter Weekend in Hershey

March 2013 - HERSHEY, Pa - Television stars, movie stars, antiques, collectibles and Elvis are just some of the attractions expected to be seen at the American Music & Pop Culture Expo.

The Expo is set to debut on Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, at the Granada Avenue Gymnasium, 30 E. Granada Avenue in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

The show will present the world of music, comics, movies, television, toys and more, with a showroom packed with over 100 exhibitor spaces.

Numerous vendors will be buying, selling and trading a variety of antique, vintage and popular culture collectibles, such as DVDs, posters, books, magazines, comics, trading cards, art, crafts, jewelry, apparel, toys, games, lunchboxes, advertising items, CDs, vinyl albums and singles, antique cash registers, jukeboxes, gumball machines, pinballs, and antique arcade games.

The event is being organized by USA Theatres, which operates a portable drive-in and outdoor movie theatre in Central Pennsylvania.

Madness Returns: Royal Suit Alice

Diamond Select Toys

Alice Returns in Her Royal Suit from Madness Returns!

March 2013 - Madness is coming again! The response to the first series of figures from from the hit video game American McGee's Alice: Madness Returns was so overwhelmingly positive that Diamond Select Toys is coming out with yet another version of heroine Alice Liddell!

Joining the standard Alice and Hysteria Alice figures is Royal Suit Alice, featuring Ms. Liddell in yet another outfit that provides different benefits and abilities in different regions of Wonderland. Alice acquires the Royal Suit, which helps her access her invincible Hysteria mode, in the ruins of Queensland, where the Queen of Hearts is slowly regaining her power. Royal Suit Alice comes armed with her Vorpal Blade, Hobby Horse and Pepper Grinder weapons. Check out the packaging below, and look for Alice to hit comic shops and specialty stores in April!

DC Comics 2.5-inch Mystery Minis


March 2013 - Funko has announced a new batch of blind-boxed 2.5-inch Mystery Minis vinyl figures, this time based on DC Comics characters.

The counter display has 24 boxes, each containing a variety of Classic and Movie characters:

  • 3 Superheroes (Batman, Dark Knight Batman, Bat Girl)
  • 3 Valiant Poses
  • 5 Super Villains (Joker, DK Joker, Penguin, Riddler, Catwoman)
  • 1-3 Menacing Poses

Expect to see these in stores around April 24th.







Mirror Universe Enterprise Invades the Star Trek Minimates Line

Diamond Select Toys

The Mirror Universe Enterprise Invades the Star Trek Minimates Line!

March 2013 - Fans of Star Trek and Minimates alike have been anxiously awaiting the release of the USS Enterprise in Minimate Vehicle form, and the stylized starship is only a few short months away from being in stores. Now, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum are happy to announce a new Minimates Starship that's exclusively at Entertainment Earth!

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