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Live-Action Barbie Movie Planned

Sony Pictures Entertainment And Mattel Announce Plan To Bring The Iconic Character Of Barbie To Life On Screen

Live-Action Comedy Set to Begin Production End of Year

Sony Pictures Entertainment's Next Global Franchise to be Produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and written by Jenny Bicks

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 23, 2014 -- Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation today announced a partnership on a live-action comedy featuring the beloved and dynamic icon Barbie. The studio sees this as its next big, global franchise and plans to go into production by the end of the year. Written by Jenny Bicks and produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, the film will be executive produced by Parkes+MacDonald's president Marc Resteghini alongside Julia Pistor, who will executive produce for Mattel's Playground Productions.

DC's Injustice Multiplayer Sweepstakes

April 2014 - DC has a new contest online, The Injustice Multiplayer Sweepstakes.

There is just a single prize package in this contest... but it is loaded with comic-related goodies! To be more specific, the official rules for the contest describe the prize as:

Grand Prize

One (1) grand prize winner ("Grand Prize Winner") will receive the following:

- One (1) Injustice Gods Among Us Collector's Edition (PS3 or XBOX 360)
- One (1) Injustice Year One Digital Comics
- One (1) Justice League: Final Frontier DVD
- One (1) Justice League: Doom Blu-ray
- One (1) Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (Blu-ray)
- One (1) Justice League: WAR (Blu-ray)
- One (1) Signed Hardcover of Justice League Origin (Jim Lee & Geoff Johns)*
- One (1) Signed Hardcover of Justice League Origin (Jim Lee & Geoff Johns)*
- One (1) Injustice Snapback cap by Bioworld (Superman vs. Batman)
- One (1) Injustice Snapback cap by Bioworld (Superman vs. Batman V2)

Star Wars, Transformers, Marvel, Hot Toys, ET, X-Men, GI Joe, Imports at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

April 22, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Spring Cleaning Sale!
Part 1: Transforming, Star Wars & GI Joe Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15560

Part 2: Marvel and DC Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15574

Part 3: Movie, TV & video Games Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15581

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2014 STAR WARS 6" BLACK SERIES 02 CASE, SET
Wave 02 of 2014 includes previous releases Boba Fett and Stormtrooper, and new figures Anakin Skywalker and Clone Trooper. The Case of 4 is listed at $79.99; Anakin and the Clone Trooper are also listed as a Set for $49.99. Singles of the Stormtrooper and Boba Fett are each already listed, and are priced at $23.99 apiece.

DC Collectibles Batman 75th Anniversary Action Figure 4-Pack Set 1

April 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC COLLECTIBLES BATMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY ACTION FIGURE 4-PACK SET 1

The first special edition action figure 4-pack celebrates Batman's 75th Anniversary-with figures of the Dark Knight based on the designs of Bob Kane, Jim Lee, Darwyn Cooke, and the best-selling Batman: Arkham Origins video game! Featuring a unique paint deco only seen here!

$75.00 US
On Sale October 2014
Allocations May Occur

FIRST APPEARANCE BY BOB KANE - 6.5"
NEW FRONTIER BY DARWYN COOKE - 6.75"
HUSH BY JIM LEE - 6.65"
BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS - 7"

Wonder Woman Art of War Statue by Yanick Paquette

April 2014 - DC Collectibles - WONDER WOMAN ART OF WAR STATUE BY YANICK PAQUETTE

BASED ON THE ART OF YANICK PAQUETTE
SCULPTED BY CLAYBURN MOORE

The Wonder Woman Art of War line embraces the style of acclaimed artist Yanick Paquette in the latest statue from DC Collectibles.

Limited Edition of 5,200
Measures Approximately 7.25" Tall

$79.95 US
On Sale October 2014
Allocations May Occur

The New 52 Justice League Dark Constantine and Zatanna Action Figures

April 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK CONSTANTINE AND ZATANNA ACTION FIGURES

From their appearances in DC Comics - The New 52 Justice League Dark, come the mistress of magic, Zatanna, and the occult detective John Constantine.

EACH FIGURE SOLD SEPARATELY

$24.95 US
On Sale October 2014
Allocations May Occur

ZATANNA - 6.6"
CONSTANTINE - 6.7"

DC Comics Super Heroes The Flash Bust

April 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC COMICS SUPER HEROES THE FLASH BUST

DESIGNED BY JIM LEE
SCULPTED BY JAMES SHOOP

The Flash is captured mid-stride in the latest bust designed by legendary comic book artist Jim Lee.

Limited Edition of 2500
Measures Approximately 5.65" Tall

$49.95 US
On Sale October 2014
Allocations May Occur

1:1 Scale Black Power Battery and Ring Prop Replica

April 2014 - DC Collectibles - 1:1 SCALE BLACK POWER BATTERY AND RING PROP REPLICA

The most dangerous lantern corps invades your home with this replica Black Lantern Power Battery and Ring.

Measures Approximately 11" Tall

$199.95 US
On Sale October 2014
Allocations May Occur

DC Comics Cover Girls Mera Statue

April 2014 - DC Collectibles - DC COMICS COVER GIRLS MERA STATUE

DESIGNED BY STANLEY "ARTGERM" LAU
SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS

The Queen of the sea, Mera, is captured beautifully as she rises from the ocean in the latest Cover Girls statue from DC Collectibles designed by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau.

Limited Edition of 5,200
Measures Approximately 10.37" Tall
$99.95 US
On Sale October 2014
Allocations May Occur

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