April 2014 News

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Printable Hasbro Coupons

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:

  • save $2 when you buy any one Playskool Heroes figure over $5.99
  • save $2 on any Star Wars 12-inch figure from Hasbro
  • save $2 on any (Marvel) Titan Hero Series figure from Hasbro

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.

Save 10% on Toys at Target with Cartwheel

April 6, 2014 - Target's Cartwheel app has a new deal in their toys section: save 10% off toys!

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 -- The Crow's 20th Anniversary

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.

Guardians of the Galaxy, Bandai Japan, Star Wars, Zelda, Batman, The Walking Dead at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

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


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.

Toy Recalls for Week of March 31, 2014


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.

- Wal-Mart Recalls Dolls Due to Burn Hazard

DC's The MAD MAD MAD Giveaway

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:

Grand Prize

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

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