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- 04/26/13--07:56: _More Transformers G...
- 04/26/13--08:04: _In-Hand Images Show...
- 04/26/13--08:17: _Full Color Reveals ...
- 04/26/13--08:23: _Descendents “Coffee...
- 04/26/13--08:30: _Previews for 'A Sag...
- 04/26/13--08:42: _Keeping Your Jewelr...
- 04/26/13--09:00: _Wilde Imagination C...
- 04/26/13--09:09: _I Don't Believe It
- 04/26/13--09:40: _Label Label in shad...
- 04/26/13--09:48: _Dark Horse Announce...
- 04/26/13--10:00: _Yesterday in Brief:...
- 04/26/13--10:07: _National Free Comic...
- 04/26/13--10:22: _Bryan Singer Reveal...
- 04/26/13--10:44: _Transformers Beast ...
- 04/26/13--10:59: _McFarlane Toys: MLB...
- 04/26/13--11:00: _Learn Classical Mus...
- 04/26/13--07:02: Why Hasbro Is Poised to Keep Jumping
- 04/26/13--07:30: Thrash Lab and Giant Robot Profile Uglydoll Creator
- 04/26/13--08:17: Full Color Reveals of Mortimor & Oliver by Artoyz Originals
- 04/26/13--08:23: Descendents “Coffee Time”
- 04/26/13--08:42: Keeping Your Jewelry Away From Children
- 04/26/13--09:00: Wilde Imagination Candlelight Rufus Basic
- 04/26/13--09:09: I Don't Believe It
- 04/26/13--09:40: Label Label in shades of grey
- 04/26/13--09:48: Dark Horse Announces HALO Comics
- 04/26/13--10:22: Bryan Singer Reveals New X-Men Characters
- 04/26/13--10:59: McFarlane Toys: MLB PlayMakers Series Four Update
- 04/26/13--11:00: Learn Classical Music from the Birds
Ashton Kutcher’s Thrash Lab, in collaboration with Giant Robot Profiles, profiles Uglydoll creator David Horvath. The profile tells the story of how Uglydoll was born around 10 years ago from a simple character drawing in a letter margin to a hand-sewn doll by Horvath’s now wife Sun-Min Kim. Check out the profile on Uglydoll’s YouTube [...]
Takara Tomy have posted a Transformers Go! video to their official YouTube channel. The video previews a bit of the cartoon story along with details on the series. From what we understand the Transformers Go! Series will take up the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters line and continue it with the DVD series that will be a sequel to The Hub produced cartoon. Thanks to Hydra over at the Allspark, we have some of the details on the back story for the sequel. Check out out the Transformers Go! promo video and more details below - SPOILERS AHEAD
Thanks to Zap2it who have released a new listing for the upcoming Transformers Prime cartoon "Chain of Command." There is a short description is included for episode 6 that gives us the title and summary of the show that will air on Friday May 24, 2013 as well as the actors: "Tension builds within the Autobot team as they face the return of the Predacon." with cast: Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Sumalee Montano, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jeffrey Combs, and Josh Keaton.
Thanks to the always reliable Alfes 2010 who has shared many new in-hand images of Takara Tomy Transformers Go! figures that is the Beast Hunters line for Japan. Get a look at many of the figures from the Voyger and Deluxe classes shown side by side the Hasbro versions in their robot and alternate modes. Check out the Transformers Go! In Hand Images of the Voyager and Deluxe figures for more details now.
Thanks again to Alfes 2010 who has shared even more in-hand images of the Takara Tomy Transformers EG Collection that are just out in Japan. Get a look at the G1 and Prime inspired figures for Optimus Prime, Megatron, Smokescreen, Arachnid, Starscream, Hound, Bumblebee and Prowl in the robot and vehicle modes as well as on the card now for more details.
After the earlier peek at port sculpts, Artoyz Originals fast tracks a full reveal of Brandt Peters' MORTIMOR and Kathie Olivas' OLIVER, in multiple colorway editions, no less! This is going to be a long post, folks, so prepare yourselves for awesomeness!
PRODUCT-PRESS: "Known for his amazing ability to fly over post-apocalyptic lands Oliver, the amazing bat child will always survive any traumatic world threatening scenario. A harbinger of potential earth shattering terror, you only need to put on your fear mongering hat when his shadow appears above you.
Fear not his carnivorous scavengers. His trusty sidekicks only feed on the dead, preferring the eyes and lips, but will nosh on fingers and toes when the need to fly long distances arises."
OLIVER THE BAT BOY stands 6 1/4” tall from bottom of figure to tips of bat ears, and comes with 2 Scavenger Birds. Similar to Mortimor, Oliver is also limited to 200 pieces ore colorway, with 4 different editions to be had. Suggested Retails Price is also US$60.00 per.
PRODUCT-PRESS: "…from Artoyz and Award winning toy designer, Brandt Peters, comes an all new scaled up” limited edition” adaption of his classic narwhal, Mortimer the Mortician. This undertaker originated from Peters’ long sold out Carnies mini-series. Mortimer comes equipped with his trusty straight razor and his favorite bottle of Toxico, embalming fluid. Mortimer the Mortician – keeping stiffs in Caskets since 1932…"
Standing 6” tall from belly to tip of horn, MORTIMOR comes with 2 accessories: Straight Razor and “Toxico” bottle, with 4 x colorways made, limited to 20 pieces per color variant. SRP is US$60.00 per. Without a doubt, I want them ALL! And unfortunately I cannot afford all of them ... such is the harsh reality of toy-wants and desires... *man-tear*
The Descendents "Coffee Time" watch will be available today (Friday April 26th 2013) at VannenWatches.com. These were originally released at Coachella, but Vannen held back a few watches, which will go up for sale at 9AM PT. They'll be available for $60.00 each. Coffee Time features artwork by Descendents artist Chris Shary, with hour/minute/second markings [...]
I think the term "adorable" cannot even begin to describe TADO's interpretation of EWOKS for their participation for the May 4th Star Wars-themed show "A Saga In The Stars: A Tribute To A Galaxy Far, Far Away" @ Gallery Nucleus! Even as WIPs, they already look awesome, IMHO ... Meanwhile, here is a judicious selection of previews for artwork for the May 4th show (via Gallery Nucleus):
Nowadays, jewelry and gold has gained lots of popularity with investors. Precious metals aren’t just a luxury anymore; they are now seen as important options for securing fortunes of all sizes. While it is true that precious metals and gold have always been used as investment, thanks to recent shifts from... [Continue Reading]
I did a double-take while browsing the Ellowyne Wilde catalog earlier. Listed in among the Basic Dolls was a doll called Candlelight Rufus Basic. He looked so much like another Tonner doll - at first.
|Candlelight Rufus Basic $119.00|
I wonder if this Rufus outfit would fit the Matt/Jeremy body? I like this outfit called "Totally Natural."
|Rufus - Totally Natural (Outfit Only) $89.00|
The Mattel version is kind of cute, too.
Mattel's Ken® Doll as Professor Henry Higgins from My Fair Lady™
A Style Mantra Eden just sold on eBay for $1,026. The winner has a feedback score of 15. There were 35 bids from 19 people. Seriously? Why would someone pay so much for this doll? I know she's popular but come on.
|Integrity Toys Photo|
Cheeky Rascals has brought out a surprising new colour selection for some of their existing Label Label toys: grey and white.
So. Yesterday was interesting. First off, Global Toy News posted an article I wrote for them, Toys R Us and the Adult Toy Collector. It’s about how TRU doesn’t seem to be serious about appealing to the collector market, and why that may be a mistake. An excerpt: There’s a universe of collectibles out there that [...]
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)--On May 4th, over two thousand comic book shops across North America and around the world will share the magic of comic books with their communities when they give out over 4.6 million comic books—free of charge—during Free Comic Book Day. Comic Book Specialty Retailers expect record breaking attendance and have been preparing [...]
Did you know that, when making the first X-Men movie, director Bryan Singer embraced the internet in a way that no other filmmaker before him had? While it is commonplace these days, in 1999 it was unheard of for anyone in a film production to blog about the film they were working on, but Bryan saw the power of social media before there was social media. Moving into X-Men: Days Of Future Past, Singer continues to provide anyone interested with great looks of life on the set of a feature film by posting images on his Twitter page. The latest being a short video showing the cast chairs on set earlier this week. As a props guy myself, the thought of eleven cast chairs has me calling the hall for a day call, but if you don't have to keep track of them while trying to gear up the actors with guns, swords, and very expensive hand made props, but I digress ... The reason to click through is to see the names on the chair backs. Some you would expect to see and some are surprises you'd never have thought of. Click the thumbnail above to view the video.
Thanks to IDW Publishing writer Mairghread Scott who has shared another preview from the Transformers: Beast Hunters comic book mini-series via twitter. This comic book is said to be a follow up to the Rage of the Dinobots comic book with a nice preview of King Grimlock on his throne. The second image is a teaser for an unknown we'll have to read the comic to see. Check out the Transformers: Beast Hunters #1 Comic Book Previews now for more details.
Four of the figures in the fourth series of figures in McFarlane Toys' MLB PlayMakers collection have been revealed. Follow these links to check out the Los Angelese Angels' Mike Trout, the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper, the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander, the San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey. These figures, along with the rest of the assortment, will hit shelves in May.
The selection of works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, and others in Listen to the Birds: An Introduction to Classical Music, from The Secret Mountain, introduces children to classical music through the discovery of the melodious similarities between notes produced by instruments such as the flute, the organ, and the harpsichord and the birds’ songs. In [...]