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Gentle Giant’s Bib Fortuna Mini Bust Available This Week Only From Gentle Giant Direct

Our pals at Gentle Giant sent out a quick note that their Bib Fortuna mini bust has cleared customs and will be available for order this week. This bust is web direct only, meaning he is only available through the www.gentlegiantltd.com website. This mini bust is limited to just 750  pieces.
 
Pre-orders have already opened for Platinum and Gold Premier Guild members. The remaining dates for orders are listed below. 
 
The order dates/time for the Bib Fortuna mini bust will be as follows:
  • Tuesday 12/12 10:00am pst – Platinum Member orders begin.
  • Wednesday 12/13 10:00am pst – Gold Members orders begin (Platinum Members can also order)
  • Thursday 12/14 10:00 am pst – Silver Members can order (orders open to all 2017 PG members)
  • Friday 12/15 10:00am pst – Ordering open to the general public (If quantities are still available)
Each bust is limited to one per person/account and at this time you can only use one coupon per order.  Since reward points are now coupon based you can either use your PG coupon OR rewards points.  If you have any questions while placing your order, you can reach Gentle Giant’s customer service hotline at: 818-504-3555.

Mezco Unearths The Living Dead Dolls Blindbox Figures: Resurrection Series 1

A little terror goes a long way with The Living Dead Dolls Blindbox Figures: Resurrection Series 1. Fresh from the tomb, this series of figures features Walpurgis, Pumpkin, Calavera, Eggzorcist and Dawn .

Based on the resurrection and variant versions of the characters they feature the reimagined outfits and designs that have thrilled Living Dead Dolls fans, there are:

  • 2 versions of Pumpkin from Resurrection Series 8
  • 2 versions of Dawn from Resurrection Series 11
  • 2 versions of Calavera from Resurrection Series 8
  • 1 resurrected version of Walpurgis
  • 2 resurrected versions of Eggzorcist

An ultra-rare mystery variant also lurks within one box per case, waiting to chill the blood of those who discover it.

Each of The Living Dead Dolls Blindbox Figures: Resurrection Series 1 stand 2 inches tall and come in a sealed body bag and entombed in their own windowless box. Each tray contains 12 figures chosen at random. 

The Living Dead Dolls blindboxed figures are available for pre-order here, and are expected to creep into stores in during Summer 2018.

Marvel Animated Minimates Series 8 Revealed; Series 7 Now Available at Walgreens

New Marvel Animated Minimates are now at Walgreens! Spider-Man and Captain Marvel headline Series 7 of the exclusive mini-figure line only available at Walgreens stores, and now that they’re popping up across North America, it’s time for Diamond Select Toys to unveil the next batch, featuring new Super Heroes, new Super Villains and new versions of old favorites!

Before Series 8 arrives, look for Series 7 in all Walgreens locations now, capturing the worlds of Marvel’s Spider-Man and Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars in an assortment of four packs, each containing two 2-inch Minimates mini-figures. Sets include Spider-Man and Scorpion, Kid Arachnid and Vulture, Captain Marvel with Red Hulk, and Captain America’s Hulkbuster with Baron Zemo! 

Series 8 will hit Walgreens stores on or around April 1, 2018, and will include four all-new two-packs. The assortment includes:

  • From Marvel’s Spider-Man, Stealth Suit Spider-Man takes on Screwball! The Internet personality with a mean streak is ready to humiliate Spider-Man in front of millions so Peter Parker has donned his all-black stealth suit to stay below her radar. Spider-Man includes a webline accessory and leaping support stand, while Screwball has her pouch full of gear. This is the first Minimate of Screwball!
  • Also from Marvel’s Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, a.k.a. Gwen Stacy, tangles with the Jackal! The web-slinger comes with a webline accessory and leaping support stand, while her uncle, Professor Miles Warren, makes his debut in the Marvel Minimates format!
  • From Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars, The Wasp is menaced by MODOK! The size-changing heroine includes a removable helmet, detachable wing accessories and a transparent flight stand, while the super-smart, super-sized AIM leader floats on a support stand.
  • Also from Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Warsthe Black Panther strikes at the evil Madame Masque! The warrior from Wakanda must defeat the beautiful criminal from Iron Man’s past. Black Panther includes a removable mask, while Madame Masque includes an interchangeable unmasked head and hair piece. This is the first Madame Masque MInimate ever made!

While you’re at Walgreens, look for their exclusive assortment of Minimates based on Thor: Ragnarok, featuring Thor, Loki, Grandmaster and Skurge Minimates not available anywhere else, as well as their exclusive selections of DC Vinimates, Justice League Vinimates and Kingdom Hearts action figures!

Find your nearest store at Walgreens.com!

Playmates’ Classic Voltron Hitting Store Shelves in January

The new DreamWorks animation Voltron series has been a huge hit for Netflix and the Playmates toy line supporting that series is a favorite among kids old and young.  Playmates, the master toy licensee, has a new set of releases coming in January which will certainly tickle fans of the original animated series. Playmates will be bringing the Classic Lions to stores everywhere in the new year. See below for the official description and images direct from Playmates.

Voltron Classic ’84 Legendary Lion Overview:

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend. The legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe!  A mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil! Now you can take control of all five Lions from the classic television series.  This line features all new technology, which means that all five of the Classic Legendary Lions combine to create the most advanced Voltron ever!

Product Features:

  • Unlock over 60 sounds by combining all 5 Classic Legendary Lions to form a 16″ Classic Voltron. Features phrases and sound effects from the show!   
  • Voltron’s chest lights up.
  • The Blue, Red, Green, and Yellow Lions include jaw blades and projectile firing battle accessories.
  • The Red Lion comes with Voltron’s sword and the Green Lion comes with Voltron’s shield.
  • The Black Lion has over a dozen sounds and phrases.
  • Recommended Age:  4+
  • MSRP:
    • $17.99 each for the Blue, Green, Red and Yellow Classic Legendary Lions 
    • $29.99 for the Black Classic Legendary Lion
  • Availability: All major retailers beginning in January 2018

Taskmaster Now Playable in Marvel: Contest of Champions

The latest character to join Kabam’s  revealed details of a new character Marvel Contest of Champions is Taskmaster, a former S.H.I.E.L.D agent now-turned mercenary. Some background info on Taskmaster is below:

 Tony Masters was a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent exposed to an experimental variant of the Super-Soldier Serum, called the Mnemonic Primer. It grants him the ability to duplicate any movement he sees, but at a cost. The huge amount of information his brain records, causes it to overwrite his own memories, replacing what little remains of his original self. Now known as Taskmaster he offers his skills to the highest bidder as a mercenary and combat trainer.

His stats and abilities in the game are: 

Base Stats & Abilities

*All stats based on 4 Star, Rank 5, Level 50, Signature Level 99

  • Health: 15508
  • Attack: 1154
  • Max PI:
    • Without Signature: 3794
    • With Signature (99): 4647

Character Class: Skill

Basic Abilities: Exploit Weakness, Bleed, Armor Break

Special 1: Use their Weaknesses – Taskmaster is a master of landing the perfect strike to disrupt his opponent’s rhythm.

Special 2: Steal their Strengths – After even a single use, Taskmaster will turn even the most advanced of his opponent’s techniques back on them.

Special 3: Ideal Counter – Taskmaster uses his mastery of his opponent’s own tactics to develop the ideal counter strategy.

 

Signature Ability: Intuitive Pattern Recognition – As Taskmaster fights each opponent he gains greater and greater understanding of their combat style as well as their most likely reactions, making it progressively more difficult for them to use even their most potent powers against him.

 

Bluefin Bringing BLITWAY Ghostbusters and ECTO-1 to the US

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, proudly delivers one of the biggest and most exciting Ghostbusters products ever issued as it announces the retail release of the ECTO-1 from BLITZWAY.

Pre-orders are available now from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets. MSRP is $1390.00.

Scheduled for retail release in the First Quarter of 2019, the sizeable 1/6 scale ECTO-1 joins the family of unique, officially licensed Ghostbusters products available from BLITZWAY. The iconic car, a customized 1959 Cadillac ambulance, was featured in the blockbuster Ghostbusters movie. A myriad of precisely and exquisitely designed details on the exterior and interior make this item the pinnacle of any ardent fan’s Ghostbusters collection. 

The ECTO-1 can accommodate BLITZWAY’s 1/6 scale poseable action figures of the Ghostbusters team of Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore. Figures are available individually or all-together in a special combo pack.

Additional product details follow below:

BLITZWAY Ghostbusters 1/6 Scale ECTO-1 · MSRP $1390.00

The world’s best automobile recreation of the ECTO-1 measures more than 40 inches in length and sports an unbelievably high level of quality. The car is a likeness of the 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance and features a screen-accurate roof rack and exterior structures along with a precisely detailed engine and underside. Realistically designed props include a fully functional lighting system with 45 individual LEDs along with a rotating illuminated light bar and an embedded digital audio player with siren! Custom audio play is enabled with both USB and Micro-SD plug-ins. The car features 5 fully functioning doors and an openable bonnet as well as interlocking, turntable front wheels and a working steering wheel. A removable stretcher is also included that can accommodate up to 4 Proton Packs.

Complement the ECTO-1 with BLITZWAY’s line of officially licensed, 1/6 scale Ghostbusters action figures. Figures are available individually and also as a special combo pack that includes added bonus items.

BLITZWAY Ghostbusters 1/6 Scale Figures · MSRP $225.00 each

“Who ya gonna call?” BLITZWAY is proud to present the legendary original Ghostbusters team in a series officially licensed 1/6 scale figures. Each figure offers a highly detailed head sculpt, screen accurate costumes, a fully articulated body, and various realistic accessories. These figures are the perfect realization of Bill Murray as Peter Venkman, Dan Aykroyd as Raymond Stantz, Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddemore, and Harold Ramis as Egon Spengler. Don’t miss the opportunity to add these legendary characters to your collection!

BLITZWAY Ghostbusters 1/6 Scale Figures Special Combo Pack · MSRP $896.00

A special Ghostbusters Pack is also available containing all 4 figures – Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore – along with a special 1/6 scale Slimer figure with stand, a police barricade, and a “No Ghost” sign light.

Based in South Korea, BLITZWAY specializes in highly detailed and intricately sculpted 1/6 and 1/4 scale figures and statues of famous characters from pop culture, comics, TV and movies.

Diamond Select Toys’ Dark Tower Action Figures Arrive in Comic Shops

We do not collect toys with our hands, we collect toys with our heart, and two of the most amazing collectibles are arriving in comic shops this week! The Dark Tower Select 7-inch action figures of the Gunslinger and the Man in Black are shipping to stores from Diamond Select Toys, and they join other great Dark Tower collectibles based on the action-packed summer movie. Read on for more details, then order yours through your local comic shop, or from your favorite online retailer!

Dark Tower Movie Select Action Figures Asst.
A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s the 15th anniversary of the Select action figure format, and one of this year’s new Select lines is sure to make history! Based on the screen adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower novels, this pair of fully poseable deluxe action figures depicts Idris Elba as the Gunslinger, and Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black, each figure featuring the actor’s likeness. With detailed sculpting and paint, these approximately 7-inch action figures each come with a detailed diorama background exclusive to the specialty market, as well as character-appropriate accessories. Each comes packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #JUN172625, SRP: $24.99/ea.)

Dark Tower Movie Gallery PVC Dioramas
A Diamond Select Toys release! Based on the screen adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower novels, this pair of DVD dioramas depicts Idris Elba as the Gunslinger, and Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black, each piece featuring the actor’s likeness. With detailed sculpting and paint, these PVC Dioramas measure approximately 10 inches tall and come packaged in full-color window boxes. Sculpted by Rocco Tartamella!

Dark Tower Vinimates Vinyl Figures
A Diamond Select Toys release! May your days be long upon the Earth, and may you have plenty of Vinimates! Based on the film adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower, DST is tackling the new film with a line of Vinimates vinyl figures! These 4-inch designer figures of the Gunslinger and the Man in Black are based on the feature film, striking poses straight from the movie, and sculpted in the Minimates block-figure style. Both feature articulated necks for further posing options. Each comes packaged in a full-color window box.

Dark Tower Movie Minimates Series 1 Box Set
A Diamond Select Toys Release! The epic novels by Stephen King are now an epic feature film, and DST is making some epic Minimates! This all-new box set of four Minimates mini-figures features four characters from the upcoming film – Jake, the Gunslinger, the Man in Black and one top-secret character – each with up to 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts and accessories. All four figures come packaged on a full-color blister card. (Item #APR172628, SRP: $24.99)

Find a comic shop at comicshoplocator.com!

Hasbro Releases Packaged Images of Marvel Legends Vehicle Assortment

Hasbro today shared images of their upcoming Marvel Legends vehicle assortment. This first series includes Black Widow with a motorcycle and Ghost Rider with his Flame Cycle. These are set to be instores in Spring 2018. Check out the packaged pictures below, and follow Hasbro Pulse’s Instagram to get more first looks in the future.

Mezco Debuts One: 12 Collective Tactical Suit Batman

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team, a Justice League, to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Revealed for the first time in Justice League, the figure showcases the never-before-seen Tactical Batsuit with visible upgrades. 
 

The One:12 Collective Tactical Suit Batman has two head portraits and a newly designed, film-accurate tactical suit. Designed for combat, the tactical suit was created to handle combat situations with super-powered adversaries, like the immortal Steppenwolf. The One:12 Collective Tactical Suit Batman also comes equipped with 2 pairs of goggles for display in up or down positions, a Parademon rifle, a trio of Batarangs, three grenades, and a grappling gun with three assorted hooks. He also includes a display base with logo and adjustable display post along with a cape clip with posing wires for dramatic displays.
 
The One:12 Collective Tactical Suit Batman figure features:
  • A One:12 Collective body 
  • Two (2) head portraits. 
  • Over 30 points of articulation
  • Hand painted authentic detailing
  • Over 17cm tall
  • Seven (7) interchangeable hands including 
    • One (1) pair of posing hands (L&R)
    • One (1) gun holding hand (R)
    • One (1) pair of fists (L & R)
    • One (1) pair of Batarang holding hands (L & R)
 Costume:
  • Sculpted cowl (affixed to head portraits)
  • Leather look cape
  • Sculpted body armor with shoulder and bicep armor, elbow pads, and thigh armor
  • Sculpted gauntlets and gloves
  • Sculpted utility belt
  • Sculpted boots
  • Fabric screen detailed undersuit
Accessories:
  • One (1) pair of goggles to be worn in up position
  • One (1) pair of goggles to be worn over eyes
  • One (1) Parademon rifle
  • Three (3) Batarangs
  • Three (3) grenades
  • One (1) grappling gun with
  • Closed hook grapple
  • Open hook grapple
  • Open hook grapple with attached rope 
  • One (1) One:12 Collective display base with logo
  • One (1) One:12 Collective adjustable display post
  • Cape clip with posing wires for dramatic displays
 
Each One:12 Collective Tactical Suit Batman Figure is packaged in a collector friendly box, designed with collectors in mind there are no twist ties for easy in and out of package display.
 
This One:12 Collective Tactical Suit Batman Figure is available for pre-order through the Mezco Toyz website here.
 

BOOM! Studios and Saban Brands Celebrate 25 Years of Morphing with Power Rangers: Shattered Grid Comic Event

BOOM! Studios and Saban Brands announce POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID, the first comic book event in the twenty-five-year history of the global pop-culture phenomenon. In celebration of Saban’s Power Rangers’ 25th anniversary, the epic event begins on March 21, 2018 with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25, by Kyle Higgins and Daniele Di Nicuolo, featuring events so shocking that the issue will be sealed in a black polybag to prevent spoilers!
 
POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID will unfold in issues from both Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers and include two special one-shots. Lord Drakkon—a twisted alternate-reality version of Tommy Oliver (AKA the Mighty Morphin Green Ranger)—and his newly reformed deadly army will cross dimensions in order to execute on a plan that threatens the very existence of every Power Ranger ever. For the first time in comic book history, the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers will join forces with some of the most popular Power Rangers teams in the franchise to face the threat.
 
“Call me sentimental, but I love anniversaries. Over the last two years, I’ve been weaving threads in the pages of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, all leading to the 25th anniversary of the franchise,” said Kyle Higgins. “SHATTERED GRID is a massive Power Rangers event that’s both a celebration of the property and also the largest comics story I’ve ever tackled. Lord Drakkon’s plan is so much bigger than our Rangers, our world, and even our universe. The Grid is shattering, every Power Ranger in all of existence is at risk, and it’s going to take more than just the Mighty Morphin team to stand against Drakkon’s armies.”
 
“The key to incorporating Go Go Power Rangers into SHATTERED GRID was making the story integral to the event while never losing the personal stakes of the series—and we are doing that in a really exciting way,” said Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers writer Ryan Parrott, whose series joins the event in April with issue #9. “A fan-favorite Ranger from the future is going to arrive, searching for Drakkon—and end up dividing our team in a very personal way.  Thematically, Go Go has always been about examining the past in order to understand the future—and there’s no clearer way of doing that than smashing them into one another in real time.”
 
Polybagged editions of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25 will be shipped with six (6) main covers illustrated by Goñi Montes, randomly assorted in equal quantities, featuring Drakkon holding one of the Mighty Morphin Power Ranger helmets. Montes helped launch the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic series from BOOM! Studios with a series of iconic covers on issue #0. A special chase variant by Montes will also be available and mixed in randomly within the polybagged editions. This landmark issue will also feature variants (shipping without polybags) by superstar artist Humberto Ramos (Amazing Spider-Man), Jordan Gibson (Howard the Duck), and a stunning wraparound cover featuring every Power Ranger ever by Scott Koblish (Deadpool).
 
POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID kicks off BOOM! Studios’ celebration of the Power Rangers 25th Anniversary, with additional exciting comics, graphic novels, and more to be announced soon.
 
Print copies of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25 will be available for sale onMarch 21st, 2018 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
 
SHATTERED GRID has been something we’ve been planning from issue #0, with the singular goal of delivering the biggest Power Rangers story we could tell at BOOM! Studios,” said Dafna Pleban, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “If you think you know where this story is going, think again—we’re making sure each issue ofSHATTERED GRID shows you something that no Ranger fan has seen before!”
 
“From the very beginning, it’s been a joy working with Kyle, Ryan, and the entire team at BOOM! Studios, which is culminating in this fantastic event,” said Brian Casentini, Executive Producer of the Power Rangers franchise. “All of us at Saban Brands are thrilled to be able to bring this fantastic story to Ranger fans all across the world.”
 
For continuing news on POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

Eaglemoss Offers Perfect Holiday Gifts For the Geek In Your Life

Finding the perfect gift for the favorite geek in your life can be hard, especially if you’re looking for a stand-out piece. I recently spent some time on Eaglemoss’ webstore doing some window shopping and here’s a few of my favorite things – and if you don’t see something your geek will love, be sure to check out their site – they have a ton of products across a bunch of different properties, practically something for everyone.

9-Inch Mega Dead Planet Dalek

I have loved Doctor Who forever…some of my favorite Saturday memories as a kid was watching Doctor Who on public television (WITF, channel 33) at 3PM.  It should be no suprise then that Eaglemoss’ Dead Planet Dalek floats my boat.  At just over 9″ tall this silver and blue Dalek looks absolutely perfect – the color is screen accurate, the sculpt is gorgeous.  This would be a perfect gift for the Whovian in your life…especially one who loves the classic series. I seriously love this piece.

 

Eaglemoss offers a wide range of DC characters in their signature metal figurine line – but you cannot go wrong with the trinity of the DC universe – Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman!  Each figurine stands just taller than 3.5″ and feature hand painted details.  They’re priced under $15 each, so you can scale your gift to your budget, and like I said there’s a ton of other characters available.  If you’re looking to splurge, but stay in the DC universe- Eaglemoss also offers 13″+ versions of some of the characters, which are gorgeous.
 
Eaglemoss’ Xenomorph statue is based on the 1979 sci-fi classic Alien and it’s available as both a standard and in a glow-in-the-dark edition.  Looking like it stepped right out of a frame from the film, this statue is cast in a specially formulated metallic resin and hand-painted to capture every detail. The detail even continues to the stand which looks like the decking of the Nostromo…with a crew hat at the feet of the Alien. Both versions of the statue stand 12.5″ tall, are limited editions and are priced around $150.
Perhaps the most standout of Eaglemoss’ products are their Star Trek ship models. There are dozens of ships available – if you’ve seen a ship on a random episode of Star Trek, there’s a chance that there’s an Eaglemoss model available.  For the holidays, the U.S.S. Defiant Interphase model caught my eye – mostly because it glows in the dark.  The Defiant is lifted right from the original series episode ‘The Tholian Web’ and features all the detail and accuracy of their models with a cool glow-in-the-dark feature capturing how she was caught between universes.  The U.S.S. Defiant model is die cast, hand painted and is just under 5″ long. 
 
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E 10.5-inch XL Edition 

Sticking with Star Trek – Eaglemoss has introduced larger scale ships and they are absolutely gorgeous.  Similar to the smaller scale models – these larger models are still made of die cast, still hand painted, but the larger size really lets the details shine.  Among the XL ships available are both the original Enterprise and the Enterprise-E, which would be perfect gifts for Star Trek fans of any era.  The original Enterprise is 11″ long and the -E is 10.5″ and both include a display stand to keep your ship safe. The XL Editions are priced just over $70.
 
This post was sponsored by the fine folks at Eaglemoss.  You can find them online.
 

Kidrobot Introduces Andy Warhol ‘Brillo’ Blind Box Series

Kidrobot and The Andy Warhol Foundation have teamed up again for an all new addition to the Kidrobot x Andy Warhol Collection with the Andy Warhol Brillo Box Mini Series.  Created because he “wanted to make something ordinary,” the Brillo Box series pushed the boundaries of what art is.

Considered to be one of his most controversial pieces, Kidrobot and The Andy Warhol Foundation have teamed up to bring you the Andy Warhol Brillo Box Mini Series. Each tin Brillo “box” contains a mystery vinyl or plush figure worth of their 15 minutes of fame. Collect them all today and add new depth to your Andy Warhol collection.

Shop the complete collection of Kidrobot Andy Warhol collectibles, art figures and toys.

 

Subway Surfers Advent Calendar Reveals First Look at New Animated TV Series

The #1 most downloaded mobile game in the world for 2017, Subway Surfers, is counting down to Christmas with a special snack-sized digital gift for its millions of fans. SYBO Games will debut content from its highly anticipated and upcoming Subway Surfers animated TV series by unveiling new images each day in December with the brand’s very first Advent Calendar –  Subway Surfers: The Winter Mystery.  

Each day leading up to Christmas, fans can surf their way to a new piece of art to build and reveal  a fun holiday scene. In true Subway Surfers style, SYBO rewards their fans with first-look peeks of their new animated series scheduled to launch Summer 2018, with a big reveal on Christmas Eve, when the Golden Mystery Box will showcase “The Winter Mystery” animated surprise.

Fans can find the advent calendar at: wintermystery.subwaysurfers.com.

Subway Surfers is one of the most successful mobile games of its genre, being crowned the number one most downloaded game across all platforms of 2017. With 1.6 billion downloads to its name, it’s not surprising the game has such a huge fan base – fans have fallen in love with the chase and lead characters Jake, Tricky and Fresh.

The animated series will premiere next Summer with 10 x 4 minute episodes, followed by a long form series of 22 minute episodes. It will give fans a chance to actually hear the characters they’ve grown to love speak for the first time and delve into the lore of the Subway Surfers universe as they follow their adventures.

In Subway Surfers, dash as fast as you can!  Dodge the oncoming trains! Help Jake, Tricky & Fresh escape from the grumpy Inspector and his dog. How long can you keep surfing in this slick, exciting endless runner? Available on Google Play, Apple’s App store, Windows 10 and Amazon.

Hasbro’s New Mighty Muggs Now Available for Pre-Order

Announced at NYCC – Hasbro new take on Mighty Muggs is set to hit store shelves in early 2018, but if you’re looking to make one (or several) less trips to the store in the new year, the new Muggs are available for pre-order at some of your favorite online retailers.

AwesomeToyBlog sponsor (and all around great shop) Entertainment Earth is offering them both by the case (Marvel / Star Wars) and individually (Captain America, Spider-Man, Hulk, Black Widow, Groot, Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Luke, Rey).

Find them at your favorite store!

Double the News from Transformers: Forged To Fight – Megatron Joins; Game Wins Most Competive

 Not one, but two updates on Kabam’s Transformers: Forged To Fight game. To kick things off, there’s the news that the mobile action-fighting game was recently named by Google Play as the ‘Most Competitive’ Game.  If you want to hop in and join the fun, you can Transformers: Forged To Fight on both Google Play and the Apple App Store.

And now may be the perfect time to jump in as the Decepticon leader Megatron is now a playable character in the game. As if he needed an introduction, Megatron’s bio and stats follow: 

Faction: Decepticon

Class: Tactician

Once a renowned gladiator in pre-Civil-War Cybertron, Megatron used his charisma and brutality to fuel the Decepticon uprising. Megatron’s ultimate goal is to rule over all living beings, only his sworn enemies, Optimus Prime and the Autobots stand between him and his goal of supreme authority.

STATS AND ABILITIES:

  • 2-Star:
    • Health: 1732
    • Attack: 158
    • Max Rating: 537
  • 3-Star:
    • Health: 4253
    • Attack: 334
    • Max Rating: 1270
  • 4-Star:
    • Health: 11053
    • Attack: 868
    • Max Rating: 3485

SIGNATURE ABILITY – NO MERCY
Megatron shows no mercy and uses the enemy’s own strengths against them.

Melee Hits
As long as the opponent has a Fused Debuff, Megatron’s Melee Attacks have a 20~60% chance to Steal a buff from the opponent for 5 seconds.

SPECIAL ATTACKS:
Special 1 – Energon Crush: The Energon Flail is perfectly designed to shatter the defenses of even the toughest bots. 100% chance to inflict Armor Break, removing opponent’s Armor and applying 26~34% Armor reduction for 10 seconds.
Special 2 – Atomic Slug: Megatron initiates the brutality setting on his Fusion Cannon. 100% chance to decrease Attack by -32~-40% for 10 seconds.
Special 3 – All Too Easy: There is no limits to the carnage Megatron is willing to inflict on his foes.
100% chance to inflicts Shock, dealing Shock Damage for 200% of attack over 20 seconds. Grants Fusion Overload, allowing unlimited Full Power shots of the Fusion Cannon for the rest of the fight.

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