January 2013 News

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New Takara Beast Hunters, Gentle Giant Bossk, Heroclix at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

January 22, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Takara Beast Hunters - Deluxe & Voyager Figures - G11 to G18

Takara EG Series - 8 new figures at only $10.99 each

Gentle Giant 12" Kenner - Bossk

Gaming Heads - Team Fortress and Half Life Statues

New Heroclix - Man of Steel, Bioshock & More


Hasbro Plans Face-to-Face Tetris Games

Hasbro and The Tetris Company Announce New Face-to-Face Games Based on World-Famous TETRIS® Video Game

JENGA, BOP IT! Get TETRIS® Twist for 2013

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- January 18, 2013 -- Today, Hasbro, Inc., a global leader in gaming, and The Tetris Company, LLC, the exclusive licensor of the TETRIS® brand, announced a licensing deal to bring TETRIS, one of the world's most successful video game brands, into a new world of face-to-face gaming developed by Hasbro. Through this agreement, Hasbro has obtained the license to manufacture and globally market multiple face-to-face games based on the TETRIS brand.

"For almost 30 years, the TETRIS game has been played by hundreds of millions of players across nearly every mobile and video gaming platform," said Henk Rogers, Managing Director of The Tetris Company. "We're thrilled to be teaming up with Hasbro to expand the TETRIS brand and give our fans fun, challenging face-to-face formats to experience the 'Tetris Effect' in a unique way."

DC to Provide Poster Art for 2013 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo



Superstar artist Tony S. Daniel Creates Original Drawing Featuring Superman!

Norwalk, CT, Friday, January 18: DC Entertainment - the renowned comic book publisher and media entertainment company - has today revealed that they will provide the original poster art for the 2013 edition of the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). The exclusive art will feature Superman in an iconic Chicago setting. The poster will figure prominently in C2E2's advertising and promotion and will be featured at the convention as well as in Chicago area retailers and on transit trains and buses throughout Chicago leading up to the show. Famed DC artist Tony S. Daniel (ACTION COMICS) has drawn the powerful new image of Superman flying over the Chicago skyline. Daniel will also be a Spotlight Guest at C2E2 in 2013.

Mastermind Feral Rex Talon, Mezco Breaking Bad, Thundercats at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

January 20, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Mega Scale Thundercats - 14" Cheetara

Mezco Breaking Bad - Figures & Plush - Walter White as Heisenberg, Jesse Pinkman

Universal Monsters: 9" Creature From The Black Lagoon

Puppet Master - Dr. Death & Cyclops 1:1 Replicas

Bowen Tomb of Dracula 16" Statue

Leader OP Jetwing Parts

CS Moore - Angelus 21" Faux Bronze Statue (LE 250)

Funko POP MOTU, Minimates, Trek, Prometheus, Portal, Man of Steel at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

January 18, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:

Hi - a ton of great new preorders have been listed this morning:

Man of Steel - 1/6 Statues: Superman, Jor-El, Zod, Faora

U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Cutaway Model Version

Marvel 50, Marvel 51, Star Trek Legacy 01, Walking Dead 03 Minimates

Funko Masters of the Universe POP Figures

Prometheus Action Figure Series 02 - Set of 2 - David & Deacon

Eaglemoss Batmobile, Marvel, DC Chess

NECA Portal Chell 7" Limited Edition Action Figure

Toys'R'Us Donates $1 Million to Help Rebuild New Jersey

Toys"R"Us, Inc. Donates $1 Million To Help Rebuild New Jersey In Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

Donation Adds to Company's Continuing Efforts to Help Children and Families Impacted by the Superstorm in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 16, 2013 -- The Toys"R"Us Children's Fund today announced it has made a $1 million donation to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, created by New Jersey's Governor Chris Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie to aid, comfort and rebuild the Garden State in the wake of the devastation that impacted so many children and families.

Toys"R"Us, Inc. has been based in New Jersey for 38 years and today has more than 4,000 employees statewide across 45 stores, regional offices, its corporate headquarters and the company's largest retail distribution center in the country. Together, Toys"R"Us, Inc. and the Toys"R"Us Children's Fund have a long history of giving back to the communities they serve by keeping kids safe and helping them in times of need.

K'NEX to Introduce 45 New Products at Toy Fair

K'NEX® Introduces Over 45 New Products at New York Toy Fair!

2013 Product Line Includes Launch of 3 New Brands

Hatfield, Pa. (January, 2013) – K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, will be introducing their 2013 product line to retailers and media during American International Toy Fair®, being held February 10th through the 13th in New York City at the Javits Center.

The 2013 K'NEX product line includes over 45 inspiring additions to popular product lines such as K'NEX Building Sets, K'NEX Thrill Rides, Lincoln Logs®, Tinkertoy®, NASCAR®, Angry Birds®, Mario Kart Wii®, The Beatles Yellow Submarine® and KISS®. New York Toy Fair will also mark the public debut of three exciting new product lines; Nintendo Super Mario®, Nintendo Mario Kart 7® and PAC-MAN® and the Ghostly Adventures.

Monopoly Tokens: Old One Out, New One In

Monopoly Tokens

Hasbro to Lock up Classic Monopoly Icon Forever

Worldwide Online Vote Asks Fans to Decide Which Game Piece Will 'Go to Jail' and Which New Token Will Pass 'Go!'

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- January 9, 2013 -- Starting today, the fate of the Scottie dog, race car, top hat and the five other beloved tokens in the classic MONOPOLY game is in the hands of fans through a worldwide vote that will determine which token will be eliminated from the game. Will the shoe outpace the racecar? Will the battleship cruise past the wheelbarrow? Will fans be pressed if the iron is removed? Don't leave this one to "Chance" - it's up to fans to make sure that their favorite token will pass "GO!" and not "go directly to jail" by voting every day at http://Facebook.com/Monopoly, now through February 5, 2013.

Iron Man 3, Transformers, TMNT, DC, Kotobukiya, Star Wars, MLP at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

January 16, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:


We have just listed Hasbro's entire line of "Iron Man 3" items. These include Figures like the Assemblers, Arc Strike Figures, EC 12" Figures, Micro Muggs, Sonic Blasting Iron Man, Iron Man 3 Marvel Legends Series 01 and more. Vehicles include the first wave of transforming Battle Chargers as well as the Assemblers Battle Vehicle and others. Finally, new Role Play items include Wrist Armor, a Repulsor, Glow In The Dark Masks, a Gauntlet, a Mission Mask and others. Be sure to check out all of these new listings at the link - images and more coming soon.


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