Entertainment Earth Is Warming Up for Black Friday

EE LogoFor many people, finding just the right gift for every person on their holiday list can be traumatic. Acquiring those perfect gifts at an acceptable price can be an absolute nightmare! That’s where Entertainment Earth’s Countdown to Black Friday comes in. Every day throughout the holiday season, the company’s team of industry experts will handpick outstanding toys and collectibles to offer at an equally outstanding price.

Each day will feature a new deal showcasing the most popular franchises on the planet: Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel and DC Comics, Game of Thrones, Hello Kitty, Skylanders, The Venture Bros., Furby, Halo, Pop! Vinyl, and more. Customers can get a sneak preview of the entire month of offers on Entertainment Earth’s Countdown to Black Friday Daily Deals page – and check back daily to see the latest reveals.

Entertainment Earth – entertainmentearth.com- the pioneering worldwide multichannel internet and catalog retailer of action figures, toys, bobble heads, and collectibles since 1996 – presents over 10,000 products in stock and available this holiday season, plus the experienced professionals to assist in choosing the right gift for every person.

“As toy collectors ourselves, Entertainment Earth is dedicated to providing our clients with the hottest toys and collectibles they want this holiday season, while making the ordering and delivery process as easy as possible,” said company president Jason Labowitz.

Next Round of Prototype Fetts Hitting Walgreens

starwarsIn the event that you’re still on the look out for Walgreens’ exclusive Star Wars Black Series Prototype Boba Fett, it may be time to begin your search again. Earlier today I stopped in my local Walgreens (32nd Street and Thunderbird for any Phoenicians) and found 8 fresh Fetts on the shelf. We’ve known that a second round of figures were on the way and it looks like those may be starting to hit. Happy (bounty) hunting!


New (to the US) 5″ Doctor Who Figures Announced!

Doctor Who logoIf I learned anything as a Doctor Who fan in the 1990s, it was patience and today that skill paid off as two new (to the US) 5″ Doctor Who figures became available for pre-order on Entertainment Earth. It’s been a few months since the announcement of the 2nd Ace figure (she’s due this month), so these new pre-orders show the line still have some life. The two newly announced figures are a Regeneration 4th Doctor (very similar to a figure included in the UK 4th Doctor Time Capsule DVD set) and a Holographic 10th Doctor (also a UK exclusive figure). Both of these figures are set for an early 2015 release and are available for pre-order at Entertainment Earth (4th, 10th)

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Funko Math: Domo + Ghostbusters + Pop! Vinyl = Awesome Mash-Up

POP LOGOWith Ghostbuster’s 30th anniversary well underway, Funko’s given them a Domo makeover for an upcoming series of Pop! vinyl figures. Targeting a Februrary release, these three Pop!s include a Domo Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, a Domo Ghostbuster and a Domo Slimer.

Check them out below and look for them at all your favorite spots to pick up Pop! vinyls.

And wouldn’t that Domo Slimer be great in glow-in-the-dark?

Target Offers Exclusive Funko Rainbow Dash Figure

funko logoTarget’s ‘collector’s endcap’ is getting a new resident, as Funko today announced a new Target exclusive Rainbow Dash vinyl figure. This exclusive pony is a black variant of Rainbow Dash with a rainbow glitter mane. Rainbow Dash will be available this week and is priced at $14. If you want to pick one of these up, you should hustle as they’re available only while supplies last.

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Say Thanks With Skylanders In the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

skylanders contestThis year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade features six new balloons including the debut of a Skylanders balloon. Eruptor will be joining the Pillsbury Doughboy, Paddington, Pikachu and all the other balloons as they float down the streets of New York city. To create the Eruptor balloon, artists used more than 40 gallons of florescent paint and five barrels of glitter.

The live broadcast of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will begin at 9 a.m. all time zones on NBC. A sneak peek of the Eruptor balloon can be seen below!


Mezco Developing Mortal Kombat Product Line

mezco_logoAt New York Comic Con, Mezco Toyz previewed several 6″ Mortal Kombat figures, and today they shared more details of what’s to come. With a new game set for release in Spring 2015, Mortal Kombat X, the timing’s perfect for Mezco to launch their line. Currently in development are figures in both the 3.75 inch and 6 inch scale as well as accessories, bobble heads, plush, clip-ons, keychains and more. More details will be revealed at New York Toy Fair in February and look for the toys in shelves in Spring 2015.

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Call of Duty: Advance Warfare Day Zero Edition Now Available

codawThe Call of Duty family grew a little bit today with the release of Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition. The new title from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., marks the first Call of Duty® game led by developer Sledgehammer Games and the first time for a three-year development cycle.  Advanced Warfare also introduces the exoskeleton – the biggest core movement change in franchise history.  With the power of the exo, players can boost jump, dodge, slam and more through a visceral and compelling new story; built from the ground up multiplayer experience; and a brand new cooperative mode for the complete entertainment package that only Call of Duty can deliver.

The Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare  Day Zero edition provides players with up to 24 hours of early access as well as access to two custom in-game weapons, the AK-12G assault rifle and Crossbow-B2,  a full day of double XP on November 3, and access to the Advanced Arsenal. The Advanced Arsenal consists of an in-game custom Bullet Brass exoskeleton and in-game custom EM1 Quantum weapon.  The Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Seasons Pass also became available today which lets gamers access four DLC map packs to be released in 2015 at a discounted bundle price.

If you’ve not yet picked up an Xbox One, there’s also a limited edition bundle available from Microsoft at a suggested retail price of $499, features a 1TB hard drive, custom console, custom controller and Limited Edition exoskeleton, plus a digital copy of the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition.

“Three years ago we made some big decisions to invest in a three-year development cycle and to enlist Sledgehammer Games to be the first new lead studio for Call of Duty in a decade,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, Inc. “We believe that those decisions have paid off, resulting in a fantastic game, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which features a kickass story, an epic performance by Kevin Spacey, beautiful graphics and new core mechanics that make Advanced Warfare even more of an adrenaline rush than Call of Duty already was. And that’s saying something.”

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, is developed by Sledgehammer Games specifically for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 and PC, and is available via direct digital download.  A current gen version for Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system is developed by High Moon Studios. The title is rated M for Mature with Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Strong Language. Check out a trailer below!


Funko Announces Firefly, Supernatural Pop! Vinyls

POP LOGOFunko’s Pop! Television line is getting a little bit bigger as today Funko announced that an additional Supernatural Pop! and a full series of Firefly Pop!s are on the way. Available in December, the Firefly Pop!s include Captain Reynolds, Zoe Washburne, Hoban Washburne, Jayne Cobb and Kaylee Frye.

The Supernatural line is getting a little bigger with the addition of Crowley. He’s also available in December. Check these out in the gallery below and find them at your favorite spots to pick up Pop!s.

Power Rangers Super Megaforce for Nintendo 3DS Game Available Today

PRMegaforce_LogoCMYK_Saban-page-0Leading video game developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. today launched Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce® for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system at retailers across the Americas. Tap into the extraordinary new powers of the Power Rangers Super Megaforce in this latest video game iteration of the iconic Power Rangers franchise. This side-scrolling martial arts fighting game places fans right in the middle of the action as the ruthless Prince Vekar arrives with his massive alien Armada to conquer Earth. Only the Power Rangers Super Megaforce stand a chance to save the planet from this menacing threat!

Players will be able to morph into the Super Megaforce Rangers and scan their Ranger Key toys to unlock power-ups and an all-star lineup of Legendary Rangers from the past 20 years. Fans can play as any Red Power Ranger from past seasons as well as the entire crew of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Players can also gain access to their incredible skills and weaponry and defeat enemies with intense, hard-hitting martial arts action.

Not only will players be able to channel legendary Rangers from the past, they will also be faced with evil monsters and bosses from multiple seasons of the show as well! Take down the onslaught of foes on several landscapes ranging from forests, mountains, cityscapes and more. The action will also expand to super mega proportions with epic, super-sized Zord battles boasting over-the-top attacks and dramatic explosions in true Power Rangers fashion.

Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce is rated E10+ by the ESRB and is now available at retailers in the Americas for the Nintendo 3DS at a MSRP of $29.99. Power Rangers Super Megaforce Ranger Key toys are also available and can be purchased at major retailers. For information on the Ranger Key toys, please visit http://www.bandai.com/powerrangers/supermegaforce/. For more information on BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. or its other products, please visitwww.bandainamcogames.com or join the conversation on our official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.

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Diamond Select Toys’ November Previews Offerings

dst-logo1Get a glimpse into the future, as Diamond Select Toys have sent us details of all the new items listed in the November issue of Previews. If something catches your eye, head to you local comic/specialty shop and ask them to order it for you…or keep your eyes on pre-orders popping up at your favorite online shops.

Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Bluntman and Chronic Mug – Item #NOV142186, SRP: $14.99
A Diamond Select Toys release! Getting ready for a long night of fighting crime in Leonardo, New Jersey? Fuel up on java before leaving home, using this decorative ceramic mug featuring Leonardo’s ever-vigilant duo in the animated style of Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon movie! The mug bears the face of Bluntman on one side and the face of Chronic on the other, so you can choose whose head to drink out of. Plus, their names are on the handle! Comes packaged in a full-color box.

Marvel Avengers Logo Silicone Tray – Item #NOV142180, SRP: $14.99
A Diamond Select Release! Avengers assemble… for refreshments! With this 4″ by 6″ silicone tray, you can cast up ice, gelatin and chocolate in the shape of the famous Avengers logo. Your delicious concoctions may not be able to save snack time from the forces of evil, but they’ll sure as heck avenge it! Packaged in a full-color window box.

Batman Classic TV Series The Joker Vinyl Bust Bank – Item #NOV142177, SRP: $22.99
A Diamond Select Release! The clown prince of crime is now his own worst enemy! With its ability to store your pocket change, this 8″ vinyl bank of The Joker is the perfect target for The Joker, who loves himself even more than he loves money. Based on the likeness of Cesar Romero as he appeared in the Batman Classic TV Series, this vinyl bust bank has a coin slot on his back and an access door in his base. Packaged in a clear polybag. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean!

Godzilla Classic Mechagodzilla Vinyl Figural Bank – Item #NOV142176, SRP: $29.99
A Diamond Select Release! Godzilla’s greatest foe is launching his attack! A cybernetic copy of Godzilla with superior firepower, this vinyl figural bank of Mechagodzilla is based on how the robotic kaiju appeared in 1974’s Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. Standing 12 inches tall, the bank features a coin slot in his back, as well as a removable head for coin retrieval. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!

Marvel Deadpool Silicone Tray – Item #NOV142175, SRP: $14.99
A Diamond Select Release! Eat me! That’s what your snack will be screaming at you once you cast up an assortment of chocolate, ice cubes and gelatin (not tacos) in the shape of the Merc with a Mouth, Deadpool! It’s easy to crack wise when you add Deadpool to your diet, and this 4″ by 6″ silicone tray lets you put Deadpool where your mouth is! Deadpool! Packaged in a full-color window box.

Marvel Minimates Series 60 X-Men Vs. Brotherhood Asst. – Item #NOV142181, SRP: $9.99/two-pack
A Diamond Select Release! Some of the X-Men’s most memorable costumes and memorable foes return in this all-new assortment of Marvel Minimates! Exclusively available through Previews, this assortment has the X-Men’s Strike Force team (as seen in Uncanny X-Men #275) take on that era’s Brotherhood of Mutants, a.k.a. Freedom Force! Plus each two pack of 2-inch Minimates includes bonus parts to create an alternate X-Men character! The two-packs include Wolverine (with Forge parts) vs. Blob, Banshee (with Gambit parts) vs. Pyro, Storm (with Psylocke parts) vs. Avalanche, and a short-packed, one-per-case two-pack of Jubilee vs. Destiny! Each two-pack is packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Art Asylum!

Pathfinder Goblin Vinyl Figure Bank – Item #NOV142182, SRP: $29.99
A Diamond Select Toys release! Most goblin banks are pretty dull affairs, with lots of writing in books. But this goblin bank carries a knife! The Goblins of Golarion can be vicious and nasty, prone to violence and greedy beyond measure. So what better way to keep your money safe than inside one? This Goblin also carries a giant die, to show people how much you love the game Pathfinder, and to remind you to save some money for the next campaign.

Pulp Fiction 20th Ann. Minimates Bonnie Situation Box Set – Item #NOV142183, SRP: $19.99
A Diamond Select Toys release! You’ve got a dead body in your car, you’re covered with blood, you’re hiding out at your friend’s house, and his wife is on the way home. What do you do? You call the Wolf! Re-creating the famous storyline form Quentin Tarantino’s groundbreaking film Pulp Fiction, the “Bonnie Situation”  Minimates Box Set includes Minimates mini-figures of Bloody Jules, Bloody Vince, The Wolf, and Jimmie. Each 2-inch Minimate features various interchangeable parts and accessories, including guns and coffee mugs. Packaged in a full-color blister card. Designed by Art Asylum!

Sin City Movie Marv Resin Bust – Item #NOV142178, SRP: $59.99
A Diamond Select Toys release! Sin City is no place for the soft or weak. Luckily, Marv is as hard as they come! We made this collectible 6″ bust of Marv out of high-quality resin, so he and his gun Gladys will blend into your bust collection, no matter how tough a crowd it is. Set into a rocky base, he’ll stand guard on your shelf. your desk or even the bar at Kadie’s Club Pecos! Sculpted by Jean St. Jean. Limited to 1,000 pieces. Comes packaged in a full-color box.

Star Trek Select TNG Lt. Worf Action Figure – Item #NOV142174, SRP: $24.99
A Diamond Select Toys release! Today is a good day for a new Star Trek Select action figure! The next Star Trek action figure release from DST is the Enterprise’s Chief Security Officer, Lt. Worf. The Klingon officer, who would later transfer to Deep Space Nine, comes with extra arms, weapons and hairstyles, to customize him in a variety of iconic poses, as well as a diorama base that is compatible with the previous Star Trek Select release, Captain Jean-Luc Picard! Comes packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with spine artwork for shelf reference.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Silicone Tray – Item #NOV142184, SRP: $14.99
A Diamond Select Toys release! Not since the TMNT met Vanilla Ice have they been this cool! This 4″ x 6″ silicone tray allows you to cast up ice cubes, gelatin and even chocolate in the shape of the four turtles, as well as the Ninja Turtles logo! Turn any Pizza Party into a Turtle Takeover! The perfect companion to DST’s TMNT bottle opener and pizza cutter! Comes packaged in a full-color window box.

Universal Monsters Invisible Man Lion’s Head Inn Pint Glass – Item #NOV142185, SRP: $10.99
A Diamond Select Toys release! Feeling invisible at your job? Want to get away from the crowds? Why not book a room at the luxurious Lion’s Head Inn, in the scenic village of Iping? Inspired by the 1933 film The Invisible Man, this pint glass bears the Lion’s Head Inn logo, and will serve as a lasting memento of that time you hung out the “Do Not Disturb” sign and tinkered with the forces of nature. Comes packaged in a window box.

Marvel Select Carnage Action Figure – Item #NOV142179, SRP: $24.99
A Diamond Select Toys release! DST’s Classic Venom action figure was a hit with collectors, and now DST is going for a repeat! The Carnage action figure has a new, detailed sculpt by Venom sculptor Jean St. Jean, and features 16 points of articulation as well as a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Three interchangeable heads, regular hands, weapon hands and removable tendrils allow you to customize your figure’s appearance however you wish! Comes packaged on a full-color Select blister card with spine artwork for shelf display.

Back to the Future Flux Capacitor Replica – Item #OCT088076, SRP: $395.00
A Diamond Select Release! It’s back in time! Our sold-out Flux Capacitor Replica makes its triumphant return with this new run of the screen-accurate Back to the Future Trilogy prop! Measuring in at 16″ tall by 11″ wide, this electronic Flux Capacitor features the same attention to detail and sturdy construction as previous editions, but with an improved, film-accurate lighting design (no strobe light) taken directly from the Back to the Future feature films! DISCLAIMER: Does not make time travel possible.


Diamond Select Toy’s Universal Monsters Come To Life in Animated Short Film

dst-logo1Diamond Select Toys has whipped up something special to celebrate the Halloween season. Today they debuted an stop-motion animated short film using their Universal Monster figures.

“Trick or Treat” was animated by Alex Kropinak, the animator behind Marvel.com’s “What The…?!” Using a combination of stop-motion photography and computer graphics, Kropinak brought to life the actual action figures, sculpted by Gabriel Marquez, Rudy Garcia and Jean St. Jean. The film’s cast includes the Mummy, the Wolfman, Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Frankenstein’s Monster, the Bride of Frankenstein, Dracula and the Metaluna Mutant.

Kropinak even included a cameo appearance by Diamond Select’s first-ever  original concept action figure, Van Helsing. Designed by DST President Chuck Terceira and sculptor Jean St. Jean, the famous monster hunter received his own 7-inch scale figure this year, which was released at the same time as the newest Universal Monsters assortment. The film was co-written by Kropinak and DST Marketing Supervisor Zach Oat, who previously collaborated on ToyFare magazine’s Twisted ToyFare Theatre.

The newest series of Universal Monsters (and Van Helsing) are available, or available to order, from your local comic and specialty shops.

Funko’s Hikari Friday – Two Versions of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

hikari logo tnEach and every Friday, Funko announces the latest additions to their Hikari premium vinyl line. The new guy on the block this week is the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man, available in two versions – a standard colorway and an Entertainment Exclusive pink glitter version. Both will be available in December.

The standard Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Premium Hikari Sofubi Vinyl Figure stands approximately 8-inches tall and comes in a window box package and is a limited edition of only 1,500 pieces.

The Entertainment Earth exclusive Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallow Man stands 9-inches tall and features a stunning paint job with a hint of pink on his glossy, candylike frame, as if he is just starting to heat up as the Ghostbusters try to stop him.  Limited to only 1,000 pieces worldwide, this Ghostbusters Stay Puft Pink Hikari Sofubi Figure comes individually numbered and packaged in a window box for easy display. He is priced at $79.99 and is available here.

If you want to win each of these be sure to check out Funko’s twitter, facebook and instagram and give your luck a go.


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Funko Announces new Pop! Games Vinyl Figures – World of Warcraft, LittleBigPlanet, Assassin’s Creed

POP LOGOFunko today announced new entries in their Pop! Games line adding characters from World of Warcraft, LittleBigPlanet and Assassin’s Creed. This second series of World of Warcraft Pop! vinyls includes Sylvanas, Thrall, Murloc and a 6″ jumbo size Deathwing. These will be available in November.

Also coming in November is Sackboy from LittleBigPlanet.

Finally, in December, Arno from Assassin’s Creed Unity will be released. If these are of interest, check your favorite spots for pre-order details.

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