March 2015 - Are you ready for HOTCON 2015? It's just around the corner and will be back in Waco, TX on March 20-22 at the Exhibits Hall & Creative Arts Building of the Extraco Events Center. Filled with fun for the entire family, HOTCON 2015 will have everything from your favorite celebrity guests, to cosplayers, to vehicles from popular TV shows, comic book artists with credits from Marvel, DC, Warner Bros, Disney, Hanna-Barbera and more. Come meet the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or Jack Skellington from the Nightmare Before Christmas. Wear your favorite costume to the show and enter our cosplay contest, get your picture with the Impala from Supernatural, or get a crazy amount of loot from the artists and vendors. There's so much to do it will take the entire weekend to pack it all in your schedule.
JAKKS Pacific Secures Worldwide, Master Toy Agreement for the Smurfs Franchise
JAKKS to Produce 'Smurf-Tastic' Toys Based on 2016 Feature Film
MALIBU, Calif. -- March 02, 2015 -- Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. announced today that it has secured a licensing agreement with LAFIG and Sony Pictures Consumer Products to produce toys and related products based on the Smurfs franchise including the classic Smurfs brand and the upcoming Smurfs feature film premiering in August 2016. The worldwide, master toy agreement includes rights to produce figures, playsets, plush and more.
March 2015 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode online!
Episode 56 features a look at several Star Wars action figures.
March 6, 2015 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
NEW HASBRO TRANSFORMERS COMBINER WARS!
We have just listed the latest series in the 2015 Combiner Wars lineup, as well as the Robots in Disguise One Step Changers. Find Combiner Wars Leader Thundercracker for $46.99; Series 03 Voyager Set of Hot Spot and Cyclonus for $49.99; Series 03 Deluxe set of Blades, Streetwise, First Aid, and Rook for $65.99; and RID One Step Changers Series 02 Set of Grimlock, Fixit, Autobot Drift, Thunderhoof, and Decepticon Fracture for $64.99. All these great figures and a ton more can be found in this list:
HOT TOYS MOVIE MASTERPIECE HULKBUSTER
LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales, An All-New Series of Event Specials, Acquired by Disney XD
ENFIELD, Conn., Feb. 27, 2015 -- The LEGO Group, world renowned manufacturer of construction toys, today announced that Disney XD has acquired LEGO® Star Wars™: Droid Tales for airing later this year. The animated content series consists of five 22-minute episodes that re-tell the Star Wars saga in chronological order from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace up through Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Disney XD is also currently home to the animated hit series Star Wars Rebels.
February 2015 - Fans of 6-inch action figures should head over to Kickstarter to check out the new campaign by Play With This Too. They have launched a campaign to create a series of action figures called Lost Protectors. The figures have interchangeable parts (via ball joint connectors) and plenty of accessories.
Kickstarter: Lost Protectors from Play With This Too - the campaign closes on March 29th.
February 2015 - We have been selling more Raavia action figures than usual lately, due to the Four Horsemen's latest Kickstarter project, so I wanted to bring the link back to the front page to make them easier for you to find.
Unfortunately, we are SOLD OUT of Shield of Draumm (Hippo) action figures and the Red Minotaur action figures.
February 27, 2015 - 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.
FOUR HORSEMEN TO APPEAR AT LONG BEACH COMIC EXPO!!
February 2015 - This coming Saturday, February 28th and Sunday, March 1st, Four Horsemen Toy Design will be making an appearance at the Long Beach Comic Expo in Long Beach, CA.
Besides having their own panel at 4pm on Sunday, they'll be at the KRCO booth (#504) all weekend showing off some of the incredible work that they're currently doing, including some new Mythic Legions prototypes that have never been seen in person outside their studios!
So if you're going to be in the area this weekend, be sure to drop by to say hey, have a chat and get a look at some of these amazing action figure prototypes up close! To get your tickets for the show, just go here - http://www.longbeachcomicexpo.com
February 25, 2015 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
2015 STAR WARS BLACK 6" SERIES 02
The newest figures to the 6" Star Wars Black series have just gone up for preorder. Series 02 brings you Clone Commander Cody, Episode V IG-88, and Episode VI Leia in Boushh Disguise. These awesome figures are available in a case of 4 for $79.99; a set of 3 for $69.99; and individual listings for Commander Cody at $19.99 and Leia in Boushh Disguise for $25.99.
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