Icon Heroes Announces Three New Thinkgeek Exclusive Office Accessories

If you’re looking to geek up your office a bit, Icon Heroes’ latest Thinkgeek exclusives may be just what you need. The three new exclusives are:

Star Trek TNG Picard Facepalm Mousepad

The Flash TV Star Labs Business Card Case

The Flash TV Star Labs Mousepad

You can see these all below, or head to Thinkgeek if you want to pick one up.


Bottoms Up! Diamond Select Toys Serves Up New Drinkware

This week, your local comic shop is the place to get great housewares, as Diamond Select Toys ships new glassware from some of your favorite movies and TV shows! Tumblers from The Nightmare Before Christmas and The Muppet Show, plus pint glasses from National Lampoon’s Vacation, are on sale now at your local comic shop, as well as your favorite online retailers. So find a shop at comicshoplocator.com, and reserve yours today!

Muppets Muppet Show Glass Tumblers

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s time to get things started! It’s time to pour the drinks! You can’t help but smile when you’re drinking a tasty beverage out of these nostalgic glass tumblers featuring the cast of The Muppet Show. Inspired by fast-food glassware of yesteryear, these tumblers sport all-new original artwork spotlighting main Muppets Kermit, Fozzie, Bunsen, Beaker and the Swedish Chef, as well as their supporting casts! Each glass comes packaged separately, in a full-color window box.

Muppets Muppet Show Kermit Glass Tumbler (Item #AUG162573, SRP: $9.99)

Muppets Muppet Show Fozzie Glass Tumbler (Item #AUG162574, SRP: $9.99)

Muppets Muppet Show Bunsen & Beaker Glass Tumbler (Item #AUG162575, SRP: $9.99)

Muppets Muppet Show Swedish Chef Glass Tumbler (Item #AUG162576, SRP: $9.99)


National Lampoon’s Vacation Movie Reelware Pint Glasses

A Diamond Select Toys release! Who’s the moosiest moose we know? Marty Moose! Who’s the star of our favorite show? Marty Moose! Relive the craziest road trip you never went on with these two pint glasses that are straight outta Walley World! With one depicting Roy Walley’s famous creation Marty Moose, and the other showing the full cast of Walley World characters, both glasses are the ultimate in cinematic souvenirs, inspired by the movie National Lampoon’s Vacation. Be the first in your neighborhood to drink like a Griswold! Each glass comes packaged in a full-color window box. 

National Lampoon’s Vacation Movie Reelware Walley World Pint Glass (Item #AUG162556, SRP: $10.99)

National Lampoon’s Vacation Movie Reelware Marty Moose Pint Glass (Item #AUG162557, SRP: $10.99)

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Character Tumblers

A Diamond Select Toys release! Raise a toast to the Pumpkin King with these four tumblers celebrating The Nightmare Before Christmas! Featuring all-new artwork inspired by the film, these fast-food-style glass tumblers also have mini-biographies of each character on the reverse side, and spotlight Jack, Sally, Oogie Boogie and the Mayor, along with some of Halloween Town’s other residents. Recommend hand-wash only. Each glass is individually packaged in a full-color window box.

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Jack Tumbler (Item #OCT162589, SRP: $9.99)

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Mayor Tumbler (Item #OCT162590, SRP: $9.99)

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Sally Tumbler (Item #OCT162591, SRP: $9.99)

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Oogie Boogie Tumbler (Item #OCT162592, SRP: $9.99)



Batman Classic TV Series Batmobile Phone Vinyl Bank (Item #NOV162443, SRP: $29.99)

Batman Classic TV Series Mad Hatter Resin Bust (Item #SEP162530, SRP: $59.99)

DC Gallery Batman TAS Harley Quinn Man Who Killed Batman PVC Figure (Item # JUL162607, SRP: $45.00)

DC Gallery Justice League Animated Galatea PVC Figure (Item #SEP162548, $45.00)

DC Gallery Justice League Animated Huntress PVC Figure (Item #OCT162577, SRP: $45.00)

Gotham Minimates Series 4 Box Set (Item #SEP162528, SRP: $24.99)

Justice League Animated Green Lantern Resin Bust (Item #SEP162547, SRP: $59.99)

Marvel Minimates Daredevil TV Season 2 Box Set (Item #OCT162588, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Minimates Netflix Luke Cage TV Box Set (Item # DEC162569, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Minimates Series 71 Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Asst. (Item #NOV162442, SRP: $9.99/ea.)

X-Files Flukeman Vinyl Bust Bank (Item #NOV162444, SRP: $22.99)

Havaianas Launches Collaboration With Marvel

Havaianas sent over some details of a new collection that launched today. This new collection is the result of a collaboration between Marvel and Havaianas which put some of the most iconic heroes of the Marvel universe on flip flops.

This limited edition collection is Marvel’s first official flip-flop collaboration and includes six unique men’s, women’s and kids’ styles. Some of pop-culture’s greatest  super heroes, including Captain America, Spider-Man and Iron Man, are highlighted in bright Havaianas colorways and designs as part of the collection.

The collection can be seen both in stores and online.

QMx Launching Fine Art Print Series With Batman: Born of Blood Print

Our friends at QMx sent over details of the first release in their Master Series fine art program. This first release, which commemorates the day the caped crusader first appeared on comic book stands (March 30, 1939), is the Batman: Born of Blood art print, created by pop culture illustrator Doaly.

Capturing the turmoil of the Dark Knight’s tragic origins, the limited-edition lithograph is printed on heavy, museum-grade metallic paper stock and embellished with an embossed QMx logo for authenticity and added exclusivity.

The Batman: Born of Blood art print measures 24” x 36” and is limited to a hand-numbered edition of 500. Priced at $49.95, it will be available directly from qmxonline.com and select retailers. This print will be on sale Tuesday, April 11th at 12pm PT, with rolled copies shipping during the first half of May in sturdy, acid-free tubes.

Coming Soon from Funko – 3 3/4″ Batmobile, More Batman ’66 Pop!s

Slide down into your Batcave and settle in for the latest Batman ’66 releases from the Bat-tastic folks at Funko. 

In support of their new 3 3/4″ line of classic Batman action figures comes the Batmobile with Batman and Robin. This 11″ Batmobile is Funko’s first vehicle with rolling wheels. The Batman and Robin figures each feature 9 points of articulation (elbows, shoulders, knees, hips, neck).  The Batmobile which figures is expected in May. AwesomeToyBlog sponsor EntertainmentEarth has it available for pre-order here.

Also coming in May are additional Batman ’66 Pop!s. Characters included in this upcoming series are The Riddler (with a 1:6 chase variant featuring his question mark suit and bowler), The Penguin, Mr. Freeze, Batgirl and King Tut.  See these below,

Nerd Block Introduces Doctor Who Mystery Box

Doctor Who logoNerd Block today announced the launch of their new Doctor Who Official Block. The bi-monthly subscription box, available to ship to the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom,  will allow fans of the longest-running sci-fi television series to obtain exclusive and custom-curated officially licensed collectibles featuring their favorite Doctors, companions and characters. Subscribers of the Doctor Who Official Block will receive a range of unique items that will fuel their love of the iconic series, and add to their anticipation of upcoming episodes. To purchase the Doctor Who Official Block, visit www.nerdblock.com/doctor-who. Doctor Who is under license from BBC Worldwide.

Every other month, subscribers will receive a curated box including exclusive and/or limited edition collectibles, wearables, utility items, and a custom pop culture T-shirt.

Doctor Who is one of the BBC’s most successful brands, with a huge global fan base that continues to grow every year,” says Russ Montague, CEO, Nerd Block. “For over 50 years, sci-fi lovers have remained enthralled and excited by the adventures of the Doctor, and Nerd Block is honored to partner with BBC Worldwide to offer unique and exclusive items to fans of the series.”

Coming to BBC AMERICA in the U.S. and Space in Canada on Saturday, April 15 at 9/8c, season 10 of Doctor Whowill see Peter Capaldi embark on his thrilling final chapter as the Twelfth Doctor, as well as the introduction of brand new companion Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts and the return of Matt Lucas as Nardole. Fantastic adventures and terrifying monsters await the team of heroes as they journey through space and time in this latest installment of the globally-renowned drama. Expect laughter, danger and exhilarating escapades in this final season under the helm of lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat.

Super Impulse Reintroduces the Wiz-z-zer!

Originally introduced in 1970, Wiz-z-zer is the bestselling spinning top of all time – I know I had a
Wiz-z-zer when I was a kid. As shown (and played with) at Toy Fair, Super Impulse has brought this classic back and has reintroduced the Original Wiz-z-zer with a whole new look that is both retro and contemporary, and includes exciting line extensions of Wiz-z-zing products that are sure to become classics. There are no batteries, string, ripcord or launchers needed. The Wiz-z-zer product line is below and you can find them in stores everywhere.

Original Wiz-z-zer

Wiz your way through tricks and battles with the Original Wiz-z-zer! Spinning at 10,000 RPMs with incredible balance and stability, Wiz-z-zer can spin on the tip of your pencil, across pieces of string or even on top of each other! The Original Wiz-z-zer is back and available in two styles, Rounder and Wedge, with eight new graphics.

Which skills will you master and what battles will you win with the Original Wiz-z-zer?

MSRP: $6.99
Ages: 5+

Wiz-z-zer Wheelz-z-z

New to the Wiz-z-zer family, Wiz-z-zer Wheelz-z-z are jacked up cars that go into wild spins when they make contact. Race them, battle them, stack them and crash them! Sold in a single pack, two pack and Battle Arena set.

MSRP: $9.99
Age: 5+

Wiz-z-zer Wheelz-z-z Spin & Battle Arena

Ladies and Gentleman, boys and girls, enter into the Whiz-z-zer Wheelz-z-z Spin & Battle Arena. We will feature a double ramp arena where the Wiz-z-z-er Wheelz-z-z can fly down the ramps, collide and spin out! The spotlight is on. Who will win the battle?

MSRP: $19.99
Age: 5+

Coming Soon From Funko – Teen Wolf Pop!s, Seated Sally Pocket Pop!

Funko has shared details of some new and upcoming releases. Available now is the latest Pocket Pop! Keychain – Seated Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Coming this May are Pop! vinyls from MTV’s hit series Teen Wolf. Characters included in this series are Scott McCall in both his human and werewolf forms and Scott’s best friend Stiles Stilinski. 

Cosplay Talent Agency – KOSPRE – Launches In Los Angeles

KOSPRE, a new cosplay talent agency, has announced its launch and has retained an exciting array of talented and creative cosplay artists that are available to support a wide range of exhibitors at film premieres, conventions, trade shows, corporate and cultural events, concerts and pop culture gatherings worldwide.

Cosplay (or “costume play”) is a global phenomenon that inspires legions of avid fans all ages to create and dress in costumes modelled after characters from favorite comic book, film and TV, anime, and sci-fi properties. A colorful blend of fashion and pop culture-inspired couture, costumes are often elaborate and ingeniously crafted from all manner of materials. Beginning in the 80s, cosplay also captivated a passionate following in Japan as fans of anime and manga would create their own costumes to show their love of a particular series or character. In recent years, cosplay has become one of the most vibrant and visible forms of pop culture and its popularity has spread worldwide to fans and practitioners of all ages.

KOSPRE’s unique services provide attractive, efficient and effective promotional cosplay artists for events both in the U.S. and internationally. Based in Los Angeles, CA KOSPRE has a far-reaching network of artists worldwide, including in Asia, and is especially well-suited to service the film, TV, music, comics, anime/manga, and gaming industries.

“Cosplay offers a vital means to bring a brand to life and its application reinforces enthusiasm and passion for a particular property and also offers a fun way for fans and visitors to ‘interact’ with a live character,” says KOSPRE founder and CEO, Reiko Kondo. “Creativity is at the core of cosplay and KOSPRE was founded as a means to bring talented artists together and offer a means for them to pursue their passion professionally and for many different types of clients to explore how a custom-tailored cosplay presentation can add a unique aspect to support their brand or project.”

For more information, please visit: http://www.kospre.us

RiffTrax Tackles Classic Doctor Who Adventure “The Five Doctors”

This August, the guys of RiffTrax (Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett, of MST3K fame)are set to take the TARDIS back to 1983 to give the full RiffTrax treatment to this well-loved feature-length episode with “RiffTrax Live: Doctor Who – The Five Doctors” in cinemas nationwide. 

In this classic episode the Doctors face many of their most notorious foes as they unlock the secrets of Rassilon – the first ruler of the Time Lords.

This RiffTrax event will take place on Thursday, August 17, 2017, 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT and tape-delayed to 7:00 p.m. MT / 8:00 p.m. PT and Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. local time.

You can see the complete list of theaters hosting this event here and grab your tickets starting April 14th here.


eFX Announces Star Wars Celebration Exclusive, Pre-Orders for Star-Lord Helmet, Cap’s Stealth Shield

eFX has announced their exclusive for the upcoming Star Wars Celebration, a chrome plated Stormtrooper helmet celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope.

Limited Edition: 500 Pieces Worldwide
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the release of Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977,we are pleased to announce a very special commemorative edition of one of the most iconic helmets in the Star Wars universe!

This unique, chrome plated helmet is a limited edition of only 500 pieces.  Each one comes with a numbered plaque and our unique new display stand.

A very limited number of helmets will be available for pre-order to be shipped AFTER Star Wars Celebration. Pre-order starts Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 9AM.

They also announce they will offer a second 40th Anniversary commemorative exclusive for SDCC with more details to come.

Other items now available for pre-order are the Star-Lord Helmet and Captain America’s Stealth Shield. See all these collectibles below.

Lootcrate Introduces MLB Themed Sports Crate – Choose from 10 MLB Teams

Lootcrate has introduced their newest Crate – Sports Crate! Sports Crate is an officially licensed team-focused subscription product that delivers 5 times (May-Sept) during the season to help you stay connected with your favorite team and get ready for the game.

Featuring officially licensed, designed and manufactured sports collectibles and limited edition action figures, Sports Crate is the exclusive subscription partner of MLB. For the first boxes shipping in May, 10 MLB teams are available: Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers. 

Collectors will love each crate for its limited edition action figures like the Noah Syndergaard figure available in the first Mets crate coming this May. Each crate will feature an action figure of a player from the team with:

  • 21 points of articulation for realistic posing

  • Game face designs with in-game attitude

  • Pitcher’s Mound display base included

  • Limited production runs for maximum collectability

  • High detailed/High deco count

  • Player approved designs

You can sign up for these first Sports Crates here

Cryptozoic Will Offer Collectibles and Games at WonderCon 2017

Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games, trading cards, and collectibles, today announced that it will sell collectibles and selected games at this year’s WonderCon, which will be held March 31-April 2 in Anaheim, California. The annual convention features exhibitors and retailers from the comic book, film, and TV industries, attracting thousands of fans each year. Cryptozoic will be at Booth #1461 of the Anaheim Convention Center offering several products for purchase, including:

  • DC Bombshells Vinyl Figures — Based on the highly popular DC Bombshells line of comics and collectibles that place female superheroes at the center of World War II, these 7-inch vinyl figures of Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, and Catwoman each come packaged in display-worthy window boxes that show off the impressive level of detail and eye-catching attitude. Inspired by pin-ups from the 1940s, the figures were designed by Pedro Astudillo and sculpted by Anders Ehrenborg. DC Bombshells Pennants and DC Bombshells Bottle Opener Keychains will also be available.
  • Mighty Meeples — First appearing over 15 years ago, the “meeple”—short for “my people”—possesses a distinctive shape that has made it a popular choice for player pieces in a variety of tabletop games. Cryptozoic’s first Mighty Meeples releases showcase fan-favorite DC Comics characters. Mighty Meeples: DC Series 1 features thirty distinctive figures for heroes like Batman and Superman and villains such as Harley Quinn. The Mighty Meeples: DC Hall of Justice Collection resembles the Hall of Justice and holds the seven included figures. In addition, the Mighty Meeples: Ghostbusters Collection comes with Ghostbusters figures and a tin resembling their iconic vehicle, the Ecto-1.
  • Batman: The Animated Series Almost Got ’Im Card Game — In this 5-8 player social deduction game based on the classic “Almost Got ’Im” episode of Batman: The Animated Series, players become various Villains of the Caped Crusader, one of whom is secretly Batman in disguise. Participants gather cards to form poker hands that activate special abilities, as the Villain players try to find out which one of them is Batman and the Batman player tries to Subdue the Villains before they discover his or her true identity.

In addition, Cryptozoic will be giving away three different Promo Cards at its booth: DC Bombshells Trading Cards Promo Card P1 (depicting a retro-style Supergirl), The Flash Trading Cards Season 2 Promo Card P2 (showing the villainous King Shark) and Outlander Trading Cards Season 2 Promo Card P3 (showing the heroic Jamie Fraser).

Funko Releasing Harry Potter Rock Candy Vinyl in May

Funko today shared details on their upcoming Rock Candy releases from the hugely popular Harry Potter franchise. These 5″ vinyl figures will be available in stores in May. Characters included in the assortment are Harry Potter with Hedwig, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Luna Lovegood and Bellatrix Lestrange.

See them all in the gallery below.

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