C3-MYK-O by Kris Dufler (aka KiD iNK iNDUSTRiES)
April 2013 - Following up the news about the release of the upcoming SUMO TROOPER t-shirt by Kris Dufler, outsmART originals is thrilled to add a second design to this week's Dufler release news. Introducing C3-MYK-O, the art protocol droid you can get without having to negotiate with little scavengers!
Screen printed on ultra cotton tees for a classic fit, these tees will be available for both men and women for only $20.00 and shipping in late April in time for the MAY 4th celebrations.
Needless to say, this is the droid you've been looking for. Available for pre-order now here: http://nvy.gd/12aFakW
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Tribbles Have Taken Over a New Star Trek Minimates Enterprise Exclusive!
April 2013 - The original Star Trek television series lasted 79 episodes, but few were as memorable – or hilarious – as "The Trouble with Tribbles." Introducing the Tribble species to the Star Trek universe, the classic 1967 episode remains one of the most referenced and revisited of the original series, which is why Diamond Select Toys decided to pay tribute to the episode with their newest Star Trek Minimates exclusive!
April 2, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
Hi - Some great new arrivals and more new preorders:
Encore: #23 Fortress Maximus - Early Air Shipment
MP-10B Masterpiece Convoy / Optimus Prime Black Version
Predaking 2010 Reissue Box Set
Sci-Fi Revoltech #043 - 5.5" Batmobile Tumbler & Camo Version
MP-13 Energon Cube Set For Masterpiece Soundwave
Transformers Dark of The Moon Trading Cards - Save 89% or more
SUMO TROOPER T-SHIRT by Kris Dufler x outsmART originals
April 2013 - Legendary fighters known for their strength and wisdom, these elite imperial warriors were not to be trifled. Fighting inside the dohyo or 'the inner circle' taking on all challengers, these wrestlers never knew defeat and now you can support the troops with this new tee designed by Kris Dufler (Kid iNK iDUSTRiES), the Sumo Trooper.
Based on the resin release of several exclusive Sumo Trooper figures over the holiday weekend, outsmART originals is pleased to bring another steller offering to the world. As a bonus, there will be a special incentive exclusive version created as a giveaway for one lucky winner - just for preordering this t-shirt and supporting the artist!
LUCASFILM AND DARK HORSE ANNOUNCE THE BIGGEST EVENT IN THE HISTORY OF STAR WARS COMICS!
George Lucas's original-draft screenplay for The Star Wars to be adapted by J. W. Rinzler and Mike Mayhew!
APRIL 2013, MILWAUKIE, OR - It's no April Fools' prank! Dark Horse is honored to announce a dream project: working with J.W. Rinzler, executive editor at LucasBooks, and artist Mike Mayhew (Avengers) to adapt the rough-draft original screenplay which spawned the biggest franchise in film history!
Three years before his 1977 film, George Lucas put down on paper his first story set in a galaxy far, far away - a tale of fantastic adventures, daring escapes, "lazer swords," romance, and monsters. A story of Jedi Annikin Starkiller and General Luke Skywalker, an alien named Han Solo, and evil Sith Knights. The screenplay was titled The Star Wars!
The Munsters Select Action Figures Are Hotroddin' in Series 3
April 2013 - The Munsters are back! Following up on two successful series of 7-inch action figures based on the classic TV show, Diamond Select Toys has created a third offering of America's favorite monster family! In the "Hotrod" series, Herman, Grandpa and Lily are back in all-new, episode-specific outfits, with a new family member (Uncle Gilbert) and a new build-an-accessory (the family staircase with Spot)! Collect all four to build another part of 1313 Mockingbird Lane! Sculpted by Jean St. Jean!
The Munsters Select: Hotrod Herman
Diamond to Distribute Japanese Action Figures and Toys Based on VIZ Media Properties in North America
(BALTIMORE, MD) - (April 2013)- Diamond Comic Distributors and VIZ Media, LLC have reached an agreement that will distribute Japanese merchandise based on the company's highly sought after properties in North America for the first time, including products based on the commercially successful and acclaimed titles NARUTO, BLEACH, TIGER & BUNNY, BERSERK, DEATH NOTE, and INUYASHA. Diamond Comic Distributors will carry a broad selection of action figures, toys, and collectibles from licensed VIZ Media titles, previously unavailable outside of Japan due to licensing restrictions.
K'NEX® BRANDS and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Take Steps to Find A Cure
K'NEX to donate 10% of online sales to the CCFA during the month of April
Hatfield, PA, April 2013 – K'NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is proud to announce that for the sixth year in a row it will donate a percentage of online sales to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Now through April 30th 10% of all online sales made on http://www.knex.com will be donated to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Donations are accepted with or without making a purchase.
"We are honored to be able to help this tremendous organization," said Michael Araten, K'NEX President & CEO. "With over 1.4 million people, including over 150,000 children, suffering from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, we are thrilled to provide funds for vital research and education programs."
March 2013 - Funko has announced five new POP! vinyl figures based on Adventure Time characters.
Expect to see Finn, Jake, Marceline, Lumpy Space Princess, and Ice King in stores around April 18th.
March 2013 - Funko has announced eight new POP! Sports vinyl figures based on NBA players. Expect to see them in stores around April 25th.
The eight figures in Series 2 are: