February 2014 - Funko has announced a series of POP! Movies vinyl figures based on How To Train Your Dragon 2
Expect to see Hiccup, Astrid, Stormfly, Hookfang, Barf & Belch, and Toothless in stores in April.
February 27, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-12G G2 SIDESWIPE, SIDESWIPE WITH COIN
For those of you on the fence, we have received more of this popular release. It is done in black and red like the original G2, and comes with a sword and other weapons which can be used in both car and robot modes. It is listed at $79.99, or $87.99 if you'd like the Set that includes the Collector Coin.
WB004 WARBOT REVOLVER
Fansproject's new vehicle has arrived. This orange and green off-road jeep comes with a driver that can transform and merge with him in robot mode, and he also comes with a quartet of weapons to increase his damage=dealing potential. This figure is listed at $89.99, $5 off the MSRP.
February 2014 - DC has a new contest online, The Batman Arkham Collectors Sweepstakes.
There are two prize packages in this contest... both loaded with Batman goodies! To be more specific, the official rules for the contest describe the prizes as:
One (1) grand prize winner ("Grand Prize Winner") will receive the following:
- One (1) Batman Arkham Asylum Collector's Edition
- One (1) Batman Arkham City Collector's Edition
- One (1) Batman Arkham Origins Collector's Edition
- One (1) Batman Arkham Asylum GOTY
- One (1) Batman Arkham City GOTY
- One (1) Batman Arkham Origins Season Pass
- One (1) Batman Arkham Asylum BradyGames Strategy Guide
- One (1) Batman Arkham City BradyGames Strategy Guide
- One (1) Batman Arkham Origins BradyGames Strategy Guide
- One (1) Batman Arkham Origins Series 2 Killer Croc Action Figure
- One (1) Batman Arkham Origins Series 2 Anarky Action Figure
- One (1) Batman Arkham Origins Series 2 Firefly Action Figure
- One (1) Batman Arkham Origins Series 2 Deadshot Action Figure
LIMITED, EXCLUSIVE AND JUST FOR YOU...
REEDPOP ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL COMIC BOOK EVENT – Special Edition: NYC
New festival connects fans and creators in birthplace of comics on June 14-15 – Kyle Higgins, Ryan Stegman, Tim Seeley and others announced in initial lineup
New York – February 24, 2014 – Today ReedPOP, the world's leading producer of pop culture events including New York Comic Con, is expanding its event offerings and getting back to its roots with the creation of Special Edition: NYC. Held in the birthplace of comics, New York City, the inaugural event is scheduled to take place on June 14-15 at Javits Center North.
This new comic book festival will provide fans the opportunity to connect with artists, socialize with fellow collectors in a unique setting and search for those always hard to find back issues. The event is a pure celebration of comic book culture created specifically for die-hard comic book fans, creators and publishers.
February 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode up!
Click here to check it out! This episode features Tamashii-Nation's Red Ranger, Megaman X Full Armor, and Jesse's new creation TANKHEAD.
February 2014 - CustomCon 37 (Spring 2014) is coming soon! The event itself will be held from April 21 to 25, but the entry deadline is April 7.
We will post the entry guidelines soon, but there are no major changes from years past, so mark your calendars now to be able to include your custom action figures in this online event.
February 24, 2014 - 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.
February 24, 2014 - Toys'R'Us has sent out an email with a link to an in-store coupon you can print to get 15% off of your entire regular-priced purchase. The coupon is good through March 1st.
Print the coupon to use in-store (the link goes to a .pdf file). The coupon is also good at Babies'R'Us stores. Or, you can use code SALE15 at the checkout if you prefer to shop online.
February 24, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
WB004 WARBOT REVOLVER
FansProject is announcing a new transforming figure that goes from green and orange off-road vehicle to warrior robot. He comes with a load of weapons as well as a driver figure that transforms into an engine for his robot mode. This new figure is listed at $89.99.
TRANSFORMERS ASIA EXCLUSIVE HENKEI THREE PACK
Hey all you Transformers lovers out there, do we have the thing for you. Japanese Henkei Import Kup, Ratchet, and Preceptor all in one convenient three pack with new detailing. This set is priced at $159.99.
NEW TRANSFORMERS CLOUD FIGURES - STARSCREAM, BRAWN
February 19, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
ACID RAIN VEHICLES & FIGURES
We have new figures and vehicles listed from an exciting new toy line called Acid Rain. These figures are in the 3.75" (1:18) Scale, and the vehicles are fully transformable! The figures include Sol Commander - Pilot($19.99) and the Winged Victory of Samothrace set($44.99). The three vehicles are the Speeder MKII(Sand) and two versions of the ST-01 Stronghold 4 Eyes(Marine & Sand). The vehicles are each listed at $139.99.
LUKE BESPIN VINTAGE JUMBO FIGURE
This 12" version of Luke is wearing his tan jumpsuit and carries a yellow lightsaber and a laser pistol for this new release. He is listed at $71.99, $8 off of the MSRP.