April 2013 - LEGO has released these recreations of the theatrical posters for Iron Man 3.
LEGO's Iron Man sets are part of their Marvel Super Heroes product line and are available now.
April 2013 - Funko has announced four Wacky Wobblers based on the Classic 1966 Batman television show.
Expect to see Batman, Robin, The Joker, and Catwoman (not shown) in stores around June 27th.
April 2013 - Funko has announced six POP! vinyl figure based on the Teenage Mitant Ninja Turtles.
Expect to see Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo, Splinter, and Shredder in stores around June 6th.
Jon-Paul Kaiser x outsmART originals: Return to the Sea Shirt Collection
April 2013 - Jon-Paul Kaiser returns to the sea with two new t-shirt designs based on his nautical creation, Tales of the Whispering Corsair. This time the artist focuses on classic imagery of the high seas from the ship’s flag waving atop the main mast, The Skull of the Corsair (http://nvy.gd/132wNZp ) and every sailor's dream, the deep-sea siren / temptress, The Mermaid (http://nvy.gd/132zb29).
Both designs will be discharge printed creating a vintage feeling on black ultra cotton t-shirts for the classic tee fit. Both t-shirts will be available for men and women for only $20.00 each, ranging from Small to 5XL to cover shipmates of all sizes.
Setting sail and shipping in early May, come aboard the Corsair once more, if you dare, and look smart for summer with these classic nautical designs from the one and only Jon-Paul Kaiser.
outsmART originals - wear it well.
Diamond Select Toys to Exhibit at Chicago's C2E2 April 26-28
April 2013 - Diamond Select Toys certainly does get around. New York Toy Fair brought them to the East Coast in February, and San Diego Comic-Con will have them headed to the West Coast in July, but in between they get to spend a fun-filled week in one of their favorite cities, Chicago! The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) will take place from April 26 to 28 this year, and DST will be exhibiting, paneling, freebie-ing... you name it!
At booth #603, DST will have all (well, most) of their upcoming products on display, so you can check them out in person before they reach the stores. They'll also be giving away free posters, and selling selected items in the company store. Spend $18 and you can build your own Minimate at the Build-a-Minimate station! (Station open after 1:00 each day.)
Walking Dead Minimates Series 4 Will Rise this Summer
April 2013 - Fans of the Walking Dead TV show may not know how the prison storyline will end, but fans of the comic know that it will probably not end well! The fourth assortment of Walking Dead Minimates, based on the long-running comic book series by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard, features one of the most hated villains in comic book history, the Governor, as well as some of his closest friends and worst enemies.
New Photos of Iron Man 3 Marvel Select Figures!
April 2013 - Iron Man 3 is only one month away, and Diamond Select Toys is hard at work on their Marvel Select action figures for the movie! Iron Man Mark 42 and War Machine were designed by Gentle Giant based on digital data from the film, and will stand approximately 7.5" tall with 16 points of articulation. Each will come with an armor bay diorama base, packaged in DST's display-ready Select figure packaging. They'll be exclusively available at comic shops and specialty stores starting this summer, so check out these new photos and pre-order today! And stay tuned for news on the exclusive Iron Patriot figure and a second exclusive figure to be revealed!
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Star Trek Select Jean-Luc Picard
Star Trek First Contact Enterprise NCC-1701-E Ship PX Exclusive
The Walking Dead Minimates Series 04 - Set of 8
Jekyll & Hyde 7" Figure
The Hunchback 7" Figure
Marvel Minimates: Wave 53 - Thor The Dark World Set of 8
Netflix and Hasbro Announce Expanded Multi-Year Kids Programming Agreement
New Hasbro Studios Shows Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters Soon Available in U.S. and Canada to Watch Instantly
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. and PAWTUCKET, R.I., April 11, 2013 -- Netflix, Inc. and Hasbro, Inc. today announced an expanded agreement making two of the hottest new Hasbro Studios shows, Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters, available to Netflix members in the U.S. Kaijudo is available now and Littlest Pet Shop will be available summer 2013.
Through this agreement, Netflix becomes the exclusive over the top streaming subscription destination in the US for five of Hasbro Studios most popular shows – My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Transformers Prime, Transformers Rescue Bots, Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters, and Littlest Pet Shop. New seasons of each of the shows will be available for members to watch instantly one month after their finale airs on The Hub Network.
C-3PO Actor, Anthony Daniels, Scheduled to Appear at Star Wars Celebration Europe this July in Essen, Germany
April 2013 - Anthony Daniels, the actor behind C-3PO, the golden protocol droid that was a central character in all six Star Wars movies, is scheduled to attend Star Wars Celebration Europe July 26-28 in Essen, Germany. Daniels will be attending the weekend fan festival to sign autographs and meet fans in the Celebration Autograph Hall as well as appear on the main Celebration Stage for an interview with Warwick Davis.