October 1, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
MP-22 MASTERPIECE ULTRA MAGNUS WITH TRAILER - 'PERFECT EDITION'
Breaking News from BigBadToyStore – You Heard it Here First!
The next release in Takara’s Masterpiece Series will be the MP-22 Masterpiece Ultra Magnus with Trailer – ‘Perfect Edition’! Ultra Magnus will be based off the updated MP-10 Convoy mold and will at last come with an all new fully functional trailer that will combine with the Ultra Magnus cab for the ultimate display piece! Please note that the current pricing of $289.99 is not yet finalized and may be reduced later.
KABAYA GUM PLUS TRANSFORMERS DX ROAD CAESAR SERIES - BOX, SINGLE
Dynamite Entertainment Expands with New Division - Dynamite Toys and Games
September 30, 2013, Mt. Laurel, NJ - Dallas Toy Fair Announcement: Dynamite Entertainment, a leading publisher of original and licensed comic books, graphic novels, and e-books, proudly announces the creation of a new division, Dynamite Toys and Games, dedicated to the production and manufacture of action figures, novelty products, gaming cards, board games, and more.
September 2013 - Funko has announced a fourth series of POP! Vinyl figures based on Star Wars characters. Expect to see these cuties in stores around October 24th.
Series 4 is Wicket, R2-D2, Lando Calrissian, Jar Jar Binks, Queen Amidala, and Admiral Ackbar.
Nickelodeon And Johnny Cupcakes Release Limited-Edition Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Apparel And Accessories Line
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 -- Nickelodeon and Johnny Cupcakes today announced the launch of a brand-new adult apparel and accessories collection inspired by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The new line features four limited-edition t-shirt designs, a sweatshirt and a variety of accessories available for men, women and even one for kids! All four designs are custom, with one-of-a-kind graphics that feature Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo and a caricature Shredder in the unique Johnny Cupcakes "culinary" style. The line can be purchased in Johnny Cupcakes retail shops (Boston, Los Angeles, London, and Hull, MA) and to fans around the world on the company's website, http://shop.JohnnyCupcakes.com beginning today.
Nickelodeon's Heroes In A Half Shell Return To Battle Saturday, Oct. 12, At 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT), During The Season Two Debut Of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Masked Vigilante Casey Jones Joins Forces with the Crime-Fighting Turtles
BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 -- Nickelodeon launches season two of the hit animated series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Saturday, Oct. 12, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT), continuing the crime-fighting adventures of the four mutant turtles—Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo. The season one finale ranked as the number-one telecast for the day across all TV with boys (August 8, 8-9:00 p.m. ET/PT). The half-hour weekly series is layered with comedy, action and sci-fi, and the unique CG animation draws inspiration from both American and Japanese animation, showcasing a stylistic effect of a printed comic. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles airs regularly on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The executive producers for season two are Ciro Nieli and Peter Hastings.
September 2013 - Hasbro has several new coupons to print from their HasbroRewards.com web site. The most notable coupon for action figure collectors is the "save $2 when you buy any one MARVEL figure from Hasbro" coupon, but there are 15 coupons in all.
On Sale This Week from DST: Munsters, Universal Monsters and Wolverine Unmasked!
September 2013 - Halloween has come a little early, and Diamond Select Toys is sending some of their spookiest Select figures ever to comic shops and specialty stores this week! The Munsters Select line gets four brand-new family figures, and Universal Monsters Select brings to life Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde and the Hunchback of Notre Dame! Plus, Wolverine pulls a reverse Halloween and takes off his mask as a back-from-the-grave Select figure! It all makes for a Select-ively spectacular New Toy Day!
September 2013 - Toys'R'Us has sent out an email with a "Fantastic Fall Savings" discount for 15% off your entire regular-priced purchase from September 29 to October 5. The coupon is also good at Babies'R'Us stores.
Use code SAVE15 at the checkout if you are shopping online, or print the coupon to use in-store: the pdf version of the coupon can be found at this link.
September 2013 - Funko has announced a new hardcover book! World of Pop! Volume 2 is available now, and features photographs of their POP! Vinyl figures.
World of Pop! Volume 2
Our second volume of World of Pop! is now available!
Volume 2 is a dazzling follow-up to Volume 1!
Volume 2 features all new Pop!'s!
This hardcover coffee table book features our Pop!'s in amazing photographs with various backgrounds and settings!
An ideal addition to any Funko fans collection!
September 2013 - Funko has announced several new Disney Collectible Vinyl Figures, each featuring a catchphrase on their base.
Expect to see Tinker Bell, Cinderella, Ariel, and Malificent in stores around October 10th.