February 2012 News

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Pressman Toy: Power Rangers Samurai Board Games

- Available at Mass and Specialty Retailers Nationwide in June 2012
- Showcased at the New York Toy Fair, Booth #643

New York, February 10, 2012 – Pressman Toy Corporation, known for delighting families with classic games and innovative licensed products for nearly 100 years, announces a licensing deal with Saban Brands to develop games based on the #1 kids' action series Power Rangers Samurai. The series is currently appearing on both Nickelodeon and Nicktoons, five days a week. Pressman Toy's games based on this series will be available at mass and specialty retailers nationwide in June 2012.

"The Power Rangers have been an iconic staple in the lives of children for nearly 20 years," said Jim Pressman, president of Pressman Toy Corporation. "When we learned that the series was being revamped by its original creator, Haim Saban, we knew the Power Rangers Samurai series would be sensational. We are excited to enhance this phenomenon with our line of games."

K'NEX Summary: Angry Birds Building Sets

K'NEX BRANDS Releases First Line Of Angry Birds Building Sets
Officially-Licensed Building Toys by K'NEX Will Allow Kids to Build & Play in the Angry Birds World

Hatfield, PA - February 09, 2012 - K'NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™, is pleased to introduce its first line of officially licensed building sets inspired by Angry Birds, the #1 paid app of all time. Young Angry Birds fans will soon be able to build and play with characters from their favorite app including Red Bird, Yellow Bird and King Pig.

The new products combine the award-winning K'NEX building system with beloved characters from Angry Birds, bringing them from the smartphone to the construction aisle for the first time!

Angry Birds Intro Assortment Building Sets

Fashion Angels Expands Monster High Offerings

Monster High™ Fashion Fads Are All The Rage At Toy Fair 2012

New York, NY - (February 12, 2012) - Fashion Angels Enterprises readies scary cool, craft and fashion kits, as it debuts all new items in its line of products licensed from Mattel for Monster High™.

Fashion Angels will unveil all new spooktacular Monster High™ licensed product items at New York Toy Fair 2012 (booth #117), like the Monster High™ Hair Chox, Monster High™ Fashion Sticker Stylist, and Monster High™ Velvet Poster Collection, that will join Fashion Angels' hottest selling product line.

Fashion Angels Enterprises CEO, Mark Miller, said, "We are extremely excited to add to our wildly popular product line for Monster High. The characters are so popular that we have really concentrated on adding some intensely innovative new items that complement the brand's fashion-forward, monster-chic aesthetic."

Feb 20: Birnkrant Edition Outer Space Men on Sale at Store Horsemen

Futuretro Exclusive Outer Space Men

February 2012 - First, we wanted to thank everyone who attended and participated in Toypocalypse 2: Futuretro. Those of you who were able to submit a custom Outer Space Men figure - we couldn't be more grateful to you. Thank you SO much! We think the show was a tremendous success and we had a blast doing it. We can't wait to do it again next year! We're already stressing out about what we're going to try to do to top it.

The very first Cosmic Creators series of figures and special edition print did incredibly well at the show and we wanted to let everyone know that if you didn't get the chance to attend, there will be a very limited amount of them made available on Store Horsemen this Monday night (February 20th) at 9pm est.

As at the Toypocalypse 2: Futuretro show, these four unique figures and incredible print all together will cost $125.00 per set (plus shipping & handling), and once they're sold out, they're gone for good!

T-Shirts, Avengers Cologne, Harley Quinn, Halo, Munsters at Urban-Collector


February 17, 2012 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer Urban-Collector has several new items of interest to collectors:

This week we are featuring new pre-orders including Harley Quinn Bishoujo, Harley Quinn Play Arts Kai figure and Avengers Colognes!

Featured Pre-Orders

LEGO Minecraft Micro World Set

LEGO Minecraft Micro World Set

LEGO® Minecraft™ Micro World details unveiled, available for pre-order

BILLUND, Denmark – February 16, 2012 - The LEGO Group and Mojang have released purchase details and pictures of the LEGO® Minecraft™ Micro World today.

The new set, which was the first to receive 10,000 votes of support from users on the global LEGO CUUSOO idea collection platform, will be available for purchase in summer 2012, but can be pre-ordered from today, exclusively through Mojang retail partner Jinx.com for $34.99/€34.99 at http://www.jinx.com/LEGOMinecraft. The sets will also be sold in select LEGO brand retail stores and the LEGO online shop from summer 2012.

LEGO Minecraft Micro World Set

Sci-Fi Speed Dating Returns to C2E2


Popular Dating Event was Subject of TLC's Two-Part Special, Geek Love!

Self-Proclaimed "Geek Dr. Of Love" tells Entertainment Weekly, "If even one couple makes it and is happy, then I've done my job..."

HeroClix Online: Green Lantern DC Comics Sets


Hillside, N.J. & CARY, N.C. - February 16, 2012 - Developers of HeroClix Online, a digital transliteration of the popular combat-oriented tabletop game, today announced the addition of two all-new DC Comics sets, Green Lantern Gravity Feed and Green Lantern Fast Forces. The new characters add a total of 16 figures with varying stats and powers to the game – and kick-off a new "Figure of the Week" program by HeroClix Online.

The introduction of Green Lantern Gravity Feed, to be available as single-figure boosters, are the first figures available in the new "Figure of the Week" program, in which one or more figures from the set per week will be available for purchase at a limited-time promotional price. The Green Lantern "Figure of the Week" promotion will run today through March 21.

Figures in the Green Lantern Gravity Feed include Hal Jordan, Kilowog, Tomar-Re, Sinestro, Ganthet, Abin Sur, R’amey Holl, Salaak and Boodikka and can be purchased as single-figure boosters following the "Figure of the Week" promotion.

Harley-Davidson Avengers Contest

Harley-Davidson Joins Forces With Marvel

Customers Can Assemble a Bike and Create a Character for a Chance to be written into an Avengers Comic Book in the Assemble Your Freedom Promotion

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 16, 2012 -- Harley-Davidson and Marvel Entertainment have come together again for the Assemble Your Freedom contest where customers can assemble their dream bike and become a character in an Avengers comic.

From now through July 1, anyone can enter the Assemble Your Freedom contest online at www.harley-davidson.com/wcm/avengers. Just create a profile with a hero name and description along with selecting a Super Hero bike model and features on the Harley-Davidson H-D1 Bike Builder.

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