April 11, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
PREDATOR 7" DELUXE BAD BLOOD FIGURE
This figure comes from the Dark Horse comic series and includes trophy heads, a sword, a spear and more. We have this figure listed at $24.99.
PREDATOR BLADE FIGHTER VEHICLE
This vehicle is based on a Kenner release from the early 1990's. It assembles to be over 2' long, and will fit most 6" - 8" action figures; it contains spring-loaded 19" front blades, wing guns that can be removed and used by figures and more. We have it priced at $99.99.
MM-IV OLLIE AND MM-Y SONIC SET
April 7, 2014 - Hasbro has several new coupons to print from their HasbroRewards.com web site. There are 42 coupons in all, but the most notable coupon for action figure collectors are:
Also, go back and check your Sunday newspapers... the Smart Source coupon insert for the April 6th newspaper has several pages of other Hasbro coupons. The coupon inserts always vary by region, but I did see these in the Denver Post.
Check out the details at this link - you can use the deal on up to four items and some exclusions apply. The deal expires April 12th.
If you don't have a smartphone to use the Cartwheel app, you can log in via Facebook or with your email address and print out a code to hand to the cashier and still get the same deals.
Upper Deck Celebrates 20th Anniversary of "The Crow" with New License Agreement and Line of Products
Upper Deck to release Trading Cards, Trading Card Games, Limited Edition Posters and more around The Crow Films, Comic Books and TV Series!
CARLSBAD, Calif., April 2, 2014 -- Upper Deck and Pressman Film, led by veteran producer Edward R. Pressman, are joining forces to bring the popular franchise The Crow to fans via trading cards, board games, limited edition posters, miniature figurines, collectible art and more.
The first product that Upper Deck is working on under the new multi-year agreement is a brand new game experience based on the new franchise release in March 2015. The company is planning to offer a full portfolio of products based not only on the original film, but from the movie sequels, TV series and comic books as well.
"We're thrilled to be working with Upper Deck on the new line of products surrounding The Crow franchise and engaging our fans in a way they haven't experienced before," said Pressman.
April 3, 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
Part 2: Marvel and DC Figures
Part 3: Movie, TV & video Games Figures
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY MARVEL PLATINUM LEGENDS SERIES 01 - CASE, SET, SINGLES
This wave of Marvel Legends figures includes Star Lord, Gamora, Rocket (Raccoon), Drax, Nova and Iron Man, as well as the part for the Build-A-Figure, Groot. They are available as a Set of 6 for $134.99; the Case Assortment adds an additions Iron Man and Star Lord and is priced at $159.99. Iron Man and Star Lord are also available individually at $21.99 each.
April 3, 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.
March 31, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
SPRING CLEANING SALE - PRICES REDUCED ON 7000+ ITEMS!
Each of the three lists contains a variety of highlighted items as well as links to the full 7000+ item clearance menus. Part 1 contains Transforming Toys, Star Wars and GI Joe figures, Part 2 has figures from DC and Marvel, and Part 3 is full of movie, television and video game figures. There are a ton of great deals on a wide variety of items!
THE WALKING DEAD TV SERIES DELUXE 10" FIGURE - RICK GRIMES
Sheriff Rick Grimes will soon join Daryl Dixon as the next 10" Deluxe figure. He is listed at $32.99, $7 off the MSRP.
THE WALKING DEAD TV SERIES 06 - CASE, SET, SINGLES
April 2014 - DC has a new contest online, The MAD MAD MAD Giveaway.
There is just a single prize package in this contest... but it is loaded with MAD goodies! To be more specific, the official rules for the contest describe the prize as:
One (1) grand prize winner ("Grand Prize Winner") will receive the following:
- One (1) Limited Edition Alfred E. Neuman Lithographs
- One (1) MAD's Greatest Artists: Sergio Aragones: Five Decades of His Finest Works
- One (1) Spy vs. Spy (Mega Mini Kits) by MAD Magazine (2010)
- One (1) MAD about Super Heroes, Version 2.5
- One (1) Alfred E. Neuman for President Pin
- One (1) MAD Magazine The Best of the Worst (Special Collector's Edition 2012)
- One (1) Inside MAD: The "Unusual Gang of Idiots" Pick Their Favorite Mad Spoofs
- One (1) Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity
Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the Grand Prize is: $119.80
Total ARV for all Prizes: $119.80
March 30, 2014 - Last week, a postcard from Toys'R'Us arrived in our mailbox with a coupon for 25% off your in-store purchase when you use your 'R'Us credit card. It also had a url to share!
Go to http://toysrus.com/friends to get a printable coupon for 20% off your regular (and sale) priced purchase at Toys'R'Us and Babies'R'Us. The coupon is good March 30 to April 5.
You can use code FRIEND20 at the checkout if you prefer to shop online.
March 2014 - An email newsletter from http://HasbroToyShop.com included a coupon code!
Use code FRIENDS14 to save 20% off your entire purchase and get free shipping on most items.
The fine print at the bottom of the email excludes a few of the fun things you might be interested in buying:
20% OFF AND FREE SHIPPING WITH NO MINIMUM PURCHASE
20% off and Free Standard Shipping on HasbroToyShop.com orders of most products currently for sale on HasbroToyShop.com. Discount applies to pre-tax and pre-shipping amount. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer excludes purchases of HasbroToyShop.com exclusives, Gift Cards, PLAYSKOOL SESAME STREET BIG HUGS ELMO Toy & MONOPOLY RHODE ISLAND EDITION Game. Other exclusions may apply. Valid while supplies last. No rain checks. Not valid on previous orders. Offer may expire or be withdrawn without notice due to error, fraud or unforeseen circumstances. Offer valid in U.S. only. Void where prohibited. Subject to terms and conditions of use and HasbroToyShop.com policies. Offer expires April 7, 2014, at 11:59 PM (ET).
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