Non-toy Collectibles

Bif Bang Pow! Debuts Twin Peaks Collectibles

Bif Bang Pow!, merchandiser of first-rate collectible merchandise, today announced its plans to create a unique line of consumer products that celebrate the return of the award-winning television series TWIN PEAKS on SHOWTIME®.

Under license by CBS Consumer Products and Twin Peaks Productions, this new lineup of collectibles will offer never-before-made merchandise inspired by the show. In development now, the diverse range of products will include bobble heads, wooden figures, tin totes, stationery products, and more.

“We are fortunate to have a great, longstanding relationship with CBS Consumer Products and SHOWTIME®. So when they shared TWIN PEAKS was returning to television, we instantly knew that Bif Bang Pow! needed to bring fans the merchandise they’ve been waiting for,” commented Jason Lenzi, co-founder of Bif Bang Pow!. “I have been an obsessive fan of TWIN PEAKS since its first airing in 1990, and I’m anxious to see what’s waiting for us in that town when the show comes back in May.”

Beginning with a variety of show-inspired tin totes and a mini journal, TWIN PEAKS merchandise from Bif Bang Pow! will be available via Entertainment Earth and other fine retailers. For product releases and pre-orders updates, visit entertainmentearth.com.

Available now, fans can enjoy past episodes as well as the follow-up feature (Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me), film extras, newly transferred Log Lady episode introductions, and more on Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery – the newly released compilation Blu-ray DVD from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution.

The new SHOWTIME limited event series will premiere on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 9 PM ET/PT.

Icon Heroes Announces Once Upon a Time ornaments

icon heroes TNIcon Heroes continues to deliver for fans of ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ as they’ve announced a set of holiday oraments. This set of eight (8) includes Regina, Hook, Emma, Henry, Rumplestiltskin, Belle, Prince Charming, and Snow White. Each ornament is beautifully preserved in epoxy and die cut in high grade steel. Measuring approximately 4 inches tall each, these ornaments are the perfect decor for the holidays or all year round! Packaged in a keepsake box, this set is limited to just 350 pieces.

Preorders are available for $49.99 plus shipping and handling, and you can find them here.

Icon Heroes Announce TV Deathstroke Paperweight Statue

icon heroes TNIcon Heroes has announced a new entry into their growing line of DC TV universe statue paperweights – Deathstroke. Oliver Queen’s mentor turned rival, Slade Wilson, is ready for battle in his Deathstroke outfit.  This 8″ scale polystone statue paperweight is hand painted, individually numbered, and includes a Certificate of Authenticity. With an SRP of $50 this statue will be available early next year.

Icon Heroes Announces Green Arrow Statue Paperweight

icon heroes TNIcon Heroes has announced their newest DC television universe based 8″ statue paperweight to be none other than the Green Arrow . Due out in the 1st quater of 2017, this 8″ scale polystone statue paperweight depicts Oliver Queen finally becoming the Green Arrow as he did in Season 4 of the hit CW show Arrow.  Hand painted and individually numbered, each statue paperweight also includes a Certificate of Authenticity.

This statue has an SRP of $50.

RiffTrax Live: Carnival Of Souls In Theaters October 27th

rifftrax logoFollowing the recent success of their MST3K Reunion Show, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett take on the spooky 1962 cult classic Carnival of Souls with their unique commentary.RiffTrax Live: Carnival of Souls, will be broadcast live to select movie theaters across the country on Thursday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT and tape delayed to 7:00 p.m. MT / 8:00 p.m. PT, with an All Hallows’ Eve encore on Monday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. local time. This event will be the first big screen presentation of the recent full-color restoration of Carnival of Souls, a process that took over 50,000 man-hours to convert the original from black and white.
Tickets for “RiffTrax Live: Carnival of Souls” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 600 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“When we realized that the creators of the safety short Shake Hands with Danger had done a spooky feature film we knew we had to have it. How can you pass up the story of a church organist who moves to Utah – on purpose, mind you – only to get fired from her church organist position? It’s bone chilling. And a perfect RiffTrax for Halloween!” Michael J. Nelson of RiffTrax said.
When young Mary survives a horrible car crash in Kansas, she tries to start her life over with a new job in a small Utah town. Along the way, she’s haunted by a gaunt pale figure in a nice suit who leads her to an abandoned carnival pavilion on the shores of the Great Salt Lake. Soon, Mary doesn’t know if she’s awake or dreaming, alive or dead. Weird, creepy and very silly, Carnival of Souls, as riffed by the Rifftrax crew, is the perfect Halloween treat.
If you want to hear more about this upcoming RiffTrax event, check out this podcast here. Or just go buy tickets at the above links for this Thursday’s show.
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Kidrobot Offers Etched Dunny Skatedeck

kidrobot tnKidrobot is ready to roll into your life with their brand new skateboard deck. This wooden deck features the classic Dunny outline etched into the deck and is individually numbered with a total edition size of 150 pieces world-wide. This is the second skateboard made by Kidrobot and is exclusive to Kidrobot.com. This unique skate deck works both as an actual board and also can serve as an art piece. You can find it here.

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Icon Heroes Celebrates Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary with GameStop Exclusive Statue

icon heroes TNTo celebrate Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary, Icon Heroes has announced a GameStop exclusive Wonder Woman”Defender” Statue Paperweight. Based on the artwork of Wonder Woman Volume 3, Issue 1, this statue is hand painted and individually numbered. Each statue paperweight also includes a Certificate of Authenticity. This statue is available exclusively through GameStop with an SRTP of $49.99. You can order online or check instore availability here. Check out this new statue below.

Mondo’s Batman Red Rain Statue Now Available for Pre-Order

Mondo-Logo2Mondo unveiled its latest stunning collectible, a 3D translation of Francesco Francavilla’s Batman Red Rain poster. Brock Otterbacher, head of Toys/Collectibles, goes into detail on the painstaking process to produce this hauntingly gorgeous statue. Check out behind the scenes photos and videos HERE.

This new collectible from Mondo is available in two editions, an Exclusive version that is available only under noon (CT) Friday and a regular edition. You can find the Exclusive here and the regular edition here.

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Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks Heading To Theaters for One Night Only – November 14th

Doctor Who logoBBC AMERICA and Fathom Events announced today a one-night special theatrical screening event of Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks animated series on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time – 50 years after the original BBC broadcast – in advance of the premiere on BBC AMERICA on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 8:25pm ET. The cinema event will also feature exclusive bonus content including interviews with members of the original cast.

Tickets for Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks in cinemas can be purchased online beginning Friday, October 14, 2016 at 10am ET by visiting www.FathomEvents.com, or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

The Power of the Daleks is one of the most celebrated Doctor Who adventures, and yet no complete film recordings are known to have survived. The master negatives were destroyed in an archive purge in 1974. This brand new animation, being released 50 years after its only UK broadcast, is based on the program’s original audio recordings, surviving photographs, and film clips.  The six-part adventure features the regeneration – or as it was then called “renewal” – of First Doctor, William Hartnell, into Second Doctor, Patrick Troughton, and follows the Time Lord and his companions Polly (Anneke Wills) and Ben (Michael Craze) as they do battle with the Daleks on the planet Vulcan.

“Ahead of the premiere on BBC AMERICA, it is a rare treat to be able to bring the lost episode, Power of the Daleks, to life using modern animation techniques. Doctor Who cinema events have been incredibly successful, and this is extraordinary opportunity to allow a new generation of fans the opportunity to experience this classic adventure for the first time,” said Soumya Sriraman, EVP, Franchise and Digital Enterprises, BBC Worldwide North America.

“We’re pleased to continue our long-standing and successful partnership with BBC AMERICA to bring more fantastic Doctor Who content to the big screen,” said Fathom Events Vice President of Programming Kymberli Frueh. “The Whovians are always one of our biggest and most passionate groups of fans at the cinemas.”

Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks is produced and directed by Charles Norton, with character designs from acclaimed comic book artists Martin Geraghty and Adrian Salmon.

Since its launch in 1963, Doctor Who has become one of the world’s best loved dramas and is certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most successful sci-fi series ever.  Doctor Who is BBC AMERICA’s highest-rated series and has received numerous awards across its 53 years. The series set new records in 2013 with a global simulcast event of the 50th anniversary special on television and in theaters, in partnership with Fathom Events in the U.S. Doctor Who returns with a Christmas Special in December and new season in Spring 2017 on BBC AMERICA

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Icon Heroes Introduces ‘Big Belly Burger’ Mousepad from Arrow/Flash TV Universe

Icon Heroes is developing a nice niche for unique items from the DC Televison universe and today they’ve shared details on their Big Belly Burger Mouse Pad from the DCTU. This mouse pad is available for pre-order now and will be shipping in 1-2 weeks.

“It’s kinda comforting to know that no matter what city you go to, Big Belly Burger is always going to taste like Big Belly Burger.”
—Felicity Smoak

A popular eatery in the Flash and Arrow TV series, this beautiful cloth surface mouse pad features the Big Belly Burger logo, and combines a superb tracking surface with vibrant color and the soft touch of fabric. Measures 9″ in diameter and 3/16″ thickness.

You can pre-order here.

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Dark Horse Proudly Supports Local Comic Shop With Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse Variant Cover

Dark Horse LogoDark Horse is excited to support comic shop retailers through Local Comic Shop Day with a breathtaking Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse variant cover from the legendary Francesco Francavilla (The Black Beetle).

This year’s Local Comic Shop Day falls on November 19, 2016. An annual event sponsored by ComicsPRO, Local Comic Shop Day is the only comic book industry event developed and conducted by retailers for retailers. In 2015, nearly 400 comic shops participated in Local Comic Shop Day.

Dark Horse’s contribution to Local Comic Shop Day is a special exclusive of the highly anticipated first issue of Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse. This new miniseries is written by Chris Roberson (iZombie, Witchfinder: City of the Dead) and illustrated by Georges Jeanty (Buffy Seasons 8 and 9, Serenity: Leaves on the Wind).

No Power in the ’Verse finds Malcolm Reynolds and his Serenity crew struggling through some difficult times. Tensions are at an all-time high when the crew receives a call to help find a missing friend. The crew must come together to discover the answers to her mysterious disappearance. Will they find her in time?

No Power in the ’Verse is preceded by the Serenity comics Those Left Behind, Better Days, The Shepherd’s Tale, and Leaves on the Wind.

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VIZ Media Announces New Edition of Super Mario Adventures Graphic Novel

viz media logoVIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, proudly announces the return of SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES as the long out-of-print graphic novel receives an October 11th release.

Fans in New York can join in the celebration by attending the Launch Party at Nintendo NY, located in Rockefeller Center on Friday, October 7th from 6PM – 8PM. The festivities will kick off with themed cupcakes for attendees, a photo-op with MarioTM and LuigiTM, an autograph and Q & A session with VIP guests from VIZ Media and more! Attendees who purchase a copy of SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES at the event will receive an exclusive poster as a gift with purchase, while supplies last. Visit: www.Nintendonyc.com and @NintendoNYC on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for details.

Presented in full color and inspired by the bestselling Nintendo® video game franchise,SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES is a riotous and wacky tale featuring beloved characters Mario and Luigi (and YoshiTM!), with a story by Kentaro Takekuma and artwork by Charlie Nozawa. The comics originally ran in Nintendo PowerTM magazine in 1992-93.

SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES collects the full series into a single-volume edition that will receive a remastered full-color print release with an MSRP of $14.99 U.S. / $17.99 CAN.

In the story, the peril-plagued Princess Toadstool is kidnapped by the diabolical deadbeat BowserTM but super plumbers Mario and Luigi hatch a plan with their new friend Yoshi to rescue her. Are the Super Mario Bros.’TM plans a pipe dream? Can they stop the Koopa King before he forces the Princess to be his bride?!

“This fantastic new edition will delight legions of video game, pop culture and comic fans with imaginative adventures inspired by Mario and Luigi from the classic Super Mario Bros. games,” says Beth Kawasaki, Senior Editorial Director for VIZ Media. “Join the fun as gaming’s most legendary pair of brothers attempt to rescue Princess Peach from the clutches of the Koopa King!”

Created by Nintendo, the Mario character first appeared in 1981 in Nintendo’s original Donkey KongTM arcade game. The red-capped, mustachioed character has become one of the most popular among fans and video games featuring Super Mario™ have sold more than 310 million units globally. Nintendo marked the official 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. in 2015 and the Mario character continues to be featured on a wide array of new consumer products each year.

SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES story writer Kentaro Kawamoto is best-known for co-authoringEven a Monkey Can Draw Manga and his most well known manga work published in English is Super Mario Adventures, which originally ran in Nintendo Power magazine and was collected in 1993 into a graphic novel edition of the same name.

SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES artist Charlie Nozawa published manga under the pen name Tamakichi Sakura. His most notable works include Shiawase No Katachi (Shapes of Happiness) and Oyaji No Wakuse (Dad’s Planet).

For additional information on SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES and other manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit www.VIZ.com.

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Icon Heroes’ Convention Exclusive Star Trek Statue Now Available Online

icon heroes TNIcon Heroes’ Star Trek convention exclusive paperweight statues are now available for order on their website. Not only are they available, they’re shipping free. See descriptions, links and images of these Mirror Universe statues below.

From Star Trek: The Original Series comes this incredible statue paperweight of Mister Spock, modeled after his alternate universe appearance in the classic episode “Mirror, Mirror”. Standing approximately 8” tall, crafted from high quality polystone resin and expertly painted, the son of Sarek stands ready to protect your important papers. Anything less would be … illogical.
The “bad boy” of the Federation, Captain James T. Kirk, just got a little bit badder! Modeled after the evil Kirk from the alternate universe seen in the classic “Mirror, Mirror” episode of the original series, this 8” scale statue paperweight is the epitome of gutsy, sexy and dangerous! Made of high-quality polystone resin and expertly painted, this paperweight statue is sure to impress even the most casual Star Trek fan!
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