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Toy Recalls for Week of December 8, 2014

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December 12, 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.

- Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury

- Dream On Me Recalls Incredible Play Yards Due to Strangulation Hazard

Transformers, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Hot Wheels, Breaking Bad, Pacific Rim at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

December 11, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Holiday Sales!
- Gifts Under $50
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=17625

- Gifts Over $50
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=17632

Holiday Shipping Schedule
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=17646

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TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE 2015
RID Hyper Change Heroes, Legion, One Step Changer, Tiny Titans, Titan Heroes and Warriors series Transformers are now available for pre-order.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3589

TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS DELUXE COMBINER WARS 2015 SERIES 1
In this deluxe series you will find Decepticon Dragstrip, Alpha Bravo, Firelight and Skydive. A case assortment, set and singles are available.

Toy Pizza Episode 45: Tamashii Buddies Dragon Ball Z

December 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode online!

Episode 45 features Dragon Ball Z action figures in the Tamashii Buddies line.

Episode 44 featured "The Grossest Toys Ever."

200+ Item Holiday Sale, Injustice Harley, Alien, Hot Toys, Predator, Star wars, Transformers at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

December 5, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Holiday Sales!
100+ Gifts Under $50
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=17625

100+ Gifts Over $50
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=17632

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INJUSTICE - S.H. FIGUARTS HARLEY QUINN
The figure which stands 6" tall will include a oversized mallet, two pistols, Joker card, interchangeable hands and head sculpts. This item is priced at $57.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=BAN16122&mode=re...

ALIENS 7" FIGURE SERIES 04 - CASE, SET, SINGLES

Toy Pizza Episode 43: Super Smash Bros Toys

November 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode online!

Episode 43 features action figures based on Super Smash Bros.

Episode 41 featured Halo toys and episode 42 showcased more video game action figures (NES Batman, Pokemon, Bioshock: Infinite, Scary Hill 3).

Black Friday, The Hobbit, Mortal Kombat, Hot Toys, Frozen, Halo, Marvel, DC at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

November 26, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Black Friday Sale! 100+ Items
Sale runs until Monday, Dec 1st.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=17583

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SMAUG THE TERRIBLE STATUE
This 1/72 scale statue stands 20.5" wide by 17.7" deep and 11.8" high, and shows Smaug protecting his hoard. We have this piece listed at $699.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=WTA10222&mode=re...

MORTAL KOMBAT X 6" FIGURE SERIES 01 - SET, SINGLES
Wave 1 of Mezco's new Mortal Kombat X figures includes Raiden, Scorpion and Sub-Zero. Each comes with specialized equipment, and they are priced at $18.99 each, or $52.99 for the Set of 3.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=487&category=10358

ELSA NENDOROID FIGURE

WATCH Announces 2014 Top 10 Worst Toys List

November 20, 2014 - Every year, the World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) group issues a "Top Ten Worst Toys" list to aid parents and other gift-givers in shopping for holiday toys for children.

The Worst 10 for 2014 are:

  • Air Storm Firetek Bow
  • Radio Flyer Ziggle
  • Catapencil
  • Alphabet Zoo Rock and Stack Pull Toy
  • SWAT Electric Machine Gun
  • Wooden Instruments
  • Bottle Rocket Party
  • Lil' Cutesies Best Friends
  • True Legends Orcs Battle Hammer
  • Colored Hedgehog

Be sure to visit WATCH's official 2014 slideshow to read more details about why each toy was included on the list.

Batman, Diamond Select, Godzilla, Marvel, Game of Thrones, Transformers at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

November 20, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

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1:12 THE DARK KNIGHT BATMAN ACTION FIGURE PX PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE
This 6" figure is designed by Mezco to have a cloth outfit and over 32 points of articulation. He comes in his blue and gray outfit with alternate 'clawed' hands and a grappling hook of some kind. We have him listed at $64.99, $5 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=OOC10001&mode=re...

"ALIENS" MINIMATES SERIES 01 SET OF 8
Included in this new set are Wounded Corporal Hicks, Ripley, Private Drake, Battle-Damaged Attacking Alien, Sergeant Apone, Alien, Corporal Dietrich and Infected Colonist. The Set is listed at $29.99, saving you $10 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC12246&mode=re...

Toy Recalls for Week of November 17, 2014

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November 20, 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.

- Leatherman Recalls Children's Multi-Tool Due to Laceration Hazard

- Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

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