Toys R Us

Former Toys R Us Exclusive Marvel Legends Ant-Man and Stinger 2-Pack Now Posted on Entertainment Earth

One Toys R Us’s former exclusives, the Marvel Legends Ant-Man and Stinger two pack, has been posted for pre-order at AwesomeToyBlog sponsor Entertainment Earth. This two pack, priced at $39.99 is currently slated to ship in June. You can find this set here, and remember that any purchases at Entertainment Earth through AwesomeToyBlog support the site.

Former Toys R Us Exclusive Marvel Legends Vision & Scarlet Witch 2-Pack Now Exclusive To Entertainment Earth

With the closing of Toys R Us, the eventual home of their exclusives has been a topic of much speculation. For the Marvel Legends MCU Vision and Scarlet Witch 2-pack, Entertainment Earth has stepped up to the plate and picked up that exclusive. The listing went live today and the set is priced at $39.99.  You can see the listing here and pre-order now.

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Toys“R”Us to Offer Exclusive Retro Starfire DC Vinimate at NY Comic Con

The DC Vinimates line kicks off this week with Series 1 shipping to stores, including comic-style versions of Batman, Harley Quinn and Hal Jordan. In addition to the comic-style figures, Toys“R”Us stores will carry an exclusive line of Vinimates based on the hit animated series Teen Titans Go!, and will kick things off at New York Comic Con with an exclusive figure! 

Teen Titans member Starfire will be the first DC Vinimate available at Toys“R”Us. Based on her retro appearance in the episode “Baby Hands” and inspired by her classic comic book appearance, the big-haired figure stands 4-inches tall and strikes a pose straight from the movie! Packaged in a full-color window box, the figure will be available for purchase at Toys“R”Us booth #110 at New York Comic Con and Toysrus.com/NYComicConvention from Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 8

Future releases in the Teen Titans Go! line include Blackfire, released along with DC Comics Series 1 this fall, and Nibor, the reverse-Robin, who will release along with DC Comics Series 2 in early 2018.

Toys R Us Reveals Slate of SDCC Exclusives: Star Wars, Transformers, Voltron, and Much More

Toys “R” Us has, in the past few years, offered an impressive slate of SDCC exclusive items and this year that trend continues. As in years past they will be offering exclusives at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343) with select exclusives being available both online and in stores later in the year. See below for the full list of exclusives and where they will be available (at SDCC, online and in stores).

The following Toys“R”Us exclusives will be available at the Comic Convention (Entertainment Earth booth #2343) from Wednesday, July 19 – Sunday, July 23, and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention fromThursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23. These items will also be available at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide later this year.

Star Wars™ The Black Series Commander Gree™ from Hasbro

Star Wars fans will love this exclusive 6-inch Commander Gree figure from The Black Series because of its incredible features and craftsmanship. This collectible includes premium detail across multiple points of articulation that only The Black Series can offer.

TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece Optimus Prime (MP10) from Hasbro

This TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece Optimus Prime collectible figure will definitely be a favorite among TRANSFORMERS enthusiasts at this year’s show. The figure is an MP10 variant and the perfect Masterpiece figure for any fan to start their collection! The figure features a unique color variant inspired by the original TRANSFORMERS: GENERATION 1 animated series. Featuring a high level of detail and intricate articulation with poseable fingers, the figure stands at 9.5 inches when in robot mode and converts between robot and truck modes in 24 steps. The Masterpiece Optimus Prime comes with numerous classic Optimus Prime accessories including the Spike Witwicky figure, Orange Energy Axe, Matrix of Leadership, Ion Blaster Rifle and Roller Unit. The Matrix of Leadership accessory is comprised of mostly die cast metal and a blue, gem-like center which can be carried in the figure’s chest. Fans can fold the Ion blaster Rifle in half and store it in the figure’s back. The Masterpiece Optimus Prime figure also comes with a trailer that converts into a battle station and a repair bay. Rubber tires are also included.

 Marvel Legends A-Force Heroines 6-Pack from Hasbro

Expand your collection of iconic heroines in the Marvel lore with this Marvel Legends A-Force Heroines pack that comes with 6 comic-inspired figures, including Marvel’s Singularity, She-Hulk, Lady Loki, Elsa Bloodstone, Monica Rambeau and Sif. Each 6-inch tall heroine figure is highly articulated and features a beautifully detailed design allowing fans to recreate their favorite comic book arcs right at home.

POP!® X-Men X-23 from Funko

X-Men fans rejoice because X-23, the cloned daughter of Wolverine, has officially received the POP! vinyl treatment. Available exclusively at Toys“R”Us, X-23 measures 3.75-inches tall and comes packaged in a window display box – perfect for collectors and a must have at the show.

DreamWorks Voltron Metal Defender – Black Lion from Playmates Toys

Conventioneers will rejoice over the Black Lion of Voltron that’s now available in premium diecast. This detailed figure is fully articulated and made from high quality materials. When combined with the other Lions, the Black Lion transforms into the head and torso of an 8-inch scale Voltron figure. Collect all 5 diecast lions to combine to form an 8-inch articulated Voltron figure.

DreamWorks Voltron Metal Defender – Red Lion from Playmates Toys

Voltron fans can add to their collection with this Red Lion of Voltron in premium diecast. This detailed figure is fully articulated and made from premium materials. The Red Lion transforms into the right arm of an 8-inch scale Voltron figure, perfect for collectors. Collect all 5 diecast lions to combine to form an 8-inch articulated Voltron figure.

DreamWorks Voltron Metal Defender – Green Lion from Playmates Toys

Available in premium diecast is the Green Lion of Voltron, conventioneers will love the fully articulated figure made from premium materials. When combined with the other Voltron Lions from the Metal Defender series, the Green Lion transforms into the left arm of an 8-inch Voltron figure. Collect all 5 diecast lions to combine to form an 8-inch articulated Voltron figure.

DreamWorks Voltron Metal Defender – Blue Lion from Playmates Toys

Fans will love the Blue Lion of Voltron available in premium diecast. The highly detailed and fully articulated figure is made from high quality materials. Attendees can add this figure to the collection because the Blue Lion transforms into the right leg of an 8-inch scale Voltron figure. Collect all 5 diecast lions to combine to form an 8-inch articulated Voltron figure.

DreamWorks Voltron Metal Defender – Yellow Lion from Playmates Toys

Voltron aficionados can finish off the collection with the Yellow Lion of Voltron. Available in premium diecast, the Yellow Lion is fully articulated and made from exceptional materials. When combined with the other Lions from the Metal Defender series, the Yellow Lion transforms into the left leg of an 8-inch Voltron figure. Collect all 5 diecast lions to combine to form an 8-inch articulated Voltron figure.

 

The following Toys“R”Us exclusives will be available ONLY at the Comic Convention from Wednesday, July 19 – Sunday, July 23, and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention from Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23.

Marvel Minimates Spider-Man Homecoming Spider-Man vs. Adrian Toomes Exclusive 2-Pack from Diamond Select Toys™

This exclusive Marvel Minimates 2-pack delivers the new film’s hero and villain. Spider-Man aficionados can enjoy Peter Parker (aka Spider-Man) with his mask raised and Adrian Toomes (aka the Vulture) in his civilian clothes. Both mini-figures are fully posable and feature up to 14 points of articulation, as well as interchangeable parts and accessories.

 Power Rangers Micro Morphin™ Capsule Figures Translucent Edition Convention Exclusive from Bandai™         

It’s Morphin’ Time! Fans can power up with this Comic Convention Exclusive Power Rangers Micro Morphin™ Figure 5-pack. These translucent mini action figures are an awesome addition to any Power Rangers collection.

RWBY Ruby Rose from Jazwares

Attendees can bring home Ruby Rose, the leader of team RWBY, in a Toys“R”Us exclusive 3.75-inch scale figure. Featuring Ruby Rose’s hood up and variant paint, fans will adore this figure of the brave, ambitious and cookie-loving heroine on a mission to protect the people of Remnant.

WWE® Elite Collection Flashback Series Isaac Yankem™ Action Figure from Mattel

Conventioneers can capture the blowout action of WWE® Superstars with this WWE® Isaac Yankem, DDS™ Elite figure. Featuring one of WWE’s biggest personalities and champions, this bold and colorful figure captures Isaac Yankem’s deranged “drilling.” The figure also includes deluxe articulation, a detailed character expression, authentic ring attire, and comes equipped with a dentist jacket and headgear.

 Metals Die Cast 4-Inch Comic Convention Gold Spider-Man from Jada Toys

Attendees can bring the action and excitement home with a Comic Convention exclusive “Gold” Spider-Man! This action-posed and stylized 4-inch scale die cast Spider-Man weighs-in at half a pound and will serve as an excellent addition to any collection.

POP! Movies®: Scott Pilgrim – Scott Plumtree Tee from Funko

This POP! vinyl figure features Scott Pilgrim with his bass guitar in hand. Standing at 3.75-inches tall, Scott Pilgrim also sports his infamous Plumtree t-shirt that fans will undoubtedly recognize.

 

The following Toys“R”Us exclusive will be available ONLY at the Comic Convention from Wednesday, July 19 – Sunday, July 23 and at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide later this year.

 

Madame Alexander Marvel FAN GIRL 13.5-inch Action Figure – Black Panther from Madame Alexander

Dressed from head to toe in an ebony ensemble, Fan Girl Black Panther will steal attendees’ attention at this year’s show. Fans will adore this 13.5-inch collectible doll featuring a sweetheart keyhole bodice, long gloves and Black spiked high heels booties. This articulated Fan Girl collectible channels Black Panther undoubtedly, with accessories such as a layered claw necklace, choker and headpiece, as well as panther ear inspired hair buns.

Toys “R” Us’ Rogue One Plans

logo_TOYSRUSWe’re creeping towards the launch of the new Rogue One toy line and Toys “R” Us has sent over some details on what Geoffrey has up his sleeve.

Currently ToysRUs.com has four Rogue One items available for pre-order, in limited quantities. They are:

  • Star Wars Force Band by Sphero
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Black Series Sergeant Jyn Erso from Hasbro
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Rebel U-Wing Fighter Drone from Hasbro
  • Star Wars The Black Series Imperial Stormtrooper Electronic Voice Changer Helmet from Hasbro

They’ve also announced that they are the exclusive retailer hosting midnight events on Friday, September 30th. If you want to be first in line to grab the new goods, then you’ll need to be at Toys “R” Us at midnight, your local time. Customers attending will receive a poster and t-shirt (while supplies last). The fun will begin on ToysRUs.com at 12:00 EST.

 

Toys R Us Reveals 2016 SDCC Exclusives: Ponies, Transformers, Power Rangers and More

SDCC 2016 logoFor the past few years, Toys R Us has been the home to some of the most popular SDCC offerings, and they sweeten the deal by making some products available in stores and online enabling more fans to get their hands on the goods. They’ve announced their products for this year’s show and they have another great line-up. As in previous years, you can pick these up at the show at the Entertainment Earth booth #2343 and online at ToysRUs.com/ComicConvention from Thursday, July 21st to Sunday, July 24th.

The following Toys“R”Us exclusives will be available ONLY at the Comic Convention beginning Thursday, July 21:

Mighty Morphin’ POWER RANGERS Legacy Communicator from Bandai

Collectors can power up like the Mighty Morphin’ POWER RANGERS with this first-ever Legacy Communicator toy in Limited Edition packaging. This highly-detailed release of the original communicator features diecast parts and metallic paint, lights and sounds from the first Mighty Morphin’ POWER RANGERS series, as well as interchangeable colored bands so fans can morph into any of the 5 original Power Rangers. The first 500 Legacy Communicators available only at the Comic Convention will be individually numbered and come with a special case for protection and display. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

Hikari Sofubi: TRANSFORMERS Bumblebee Metallic from Funko

Everyone’s favorite Autobot is given the Japanese Hikari look with this limited edition collectible. Styled in a shiny paint deco of the character’s classic yellow and black colors, each 8-inch soft vinyl figure is individually numbered and comes in a window display box, making it the perfect addition to fans’ collections. This item will be available ONLY as a free gift with purchase of TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece Bumblebee Spike at the Comic Convention.

The following Toys“R”Us exclusive will be available ONLINE ONLY at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention beginning Thursday, July 21:

Star Wars The Black Series Astromech Droid 3-Pack from Hasbro

This exclusive collectable showcase of the heroic droids from the Battle of Yavin features exquisite craftsmanship, multiple points of articulation and premium detail that only The Black Series and Star Wars can offer. The droids featured in this pack include R2-A3, who assisted the Rebel Alliance pilot Wedge Antilles, R5-K6, who stood alongside Red Squadron leader Garven Dreis, and R2-F2, droid for Rebel Alliance Starfighter pilot Biggs Darklighter. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

The following Toys“R”Us exclusives will be available at the Comic Convention and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention beginning Thursday, July 21:

Alien vs. Predator™ TITANS: Glow in the Dark Striking Jaw Alien Xenomorph & Glow in the Dark Scar Predator 2-Pack from Titan

Fans of the Alien vs. Predator™ franchise can recreate the movie’s epic battles with these two glow in the dark vinyl figures. Featuring the likeness of sci-fi cinema legends Striking Jaw Alien Xenomorph and Scar Predator, each figure comes 3-inches tall and is a must-have for fans.

BOOMco.™ HALO® BRUTE SPIKER from Mattel

Halo® powered by BOOMco.™ brings the intimidating Brute Spiker to life. Featured in “Halo Wars 2,” this blaster is used by ferocious Brute warriors in their fight against the UNSC. Able to fire multiple darts without needing to reload, the Brute Spiker can keep the action going with the included 6-dart QwikClip™ that’s designed not to jam. Players can also upgrade to a 20 or 40-Dart QwikClip for supreme blaster firepower. Each blaster features exclusive HALO decorations and Brute blades ready for an epic battle. A “banished” styled weapon crate package that can be used as a display stand for collectors is also included.

GHOSTBUSTERS™ Marshmallow Ray Action Figure from Diamond Select Toys

This 7-inch action figure of Ghostbuster Ray Stanz shows him covered with Marshmallow, having just survived a close encounter with the Staypuft Marshmallow Man. The figure features approximately 16 points of articulation, as well as full ghost-busting gear and a display base, in Comic Convention commemorative packaging.

MEGA® BLOKS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Street Showdown Combat from MEGA® Brands

Conventioneers can relive one of the most iconic moments in Turtles history with the Street Showdown by MEGA® BLOKS. The now-classic showdown marks the first appearance of fan-favorite Casey Jones and his battle with Raphael. The series’ seminal antique shop, Kirby O’Neil’s Second Time Around, is completely buildable and painted in black and white, as seen in the original Mirage Studios comics run. The set features 2 highly detailed micro action figures, Raphael and Casey Jones, complete with their own manhole cover, removable accessories and signature weapons. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

MEGA® BLOKS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Rooftop Combat from MEGA® Brands

With this Rooftop Combat set, fans can revive the first, classic appearance of The Shredder. This iconic moment of Turtles lore comes in a black and white set, as it appears in the original Mirage Studios comics run, and features 2 highly detailed micro action figures, Leonardo and The Shredder, complete with their own manhole cover, removable accessories and signature weapons. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

MEGA® BLOKS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Donatello Eastman & Laird Collector’s Figure from MEGA® Brands

Collectors who want the brains behind the Turtle bunch need look no further than this Donatello Eastman & Laird figure from MEGA® BLOKS. The Turtles’ techie is highly pose-able and painted in black and white, as seen in the original Mirage Studios comics run. Donatello can be built, displayed and connected to a comic-themed pipes backdrop with original illustrated panels for an authentic recreation. This highly-detailed figure also features supreme articulation, a premium metal shell, removable accessories, signature bo staff weapon and a manhole cover stand. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

MEGA® BLOKS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Leonardo Eastman & Laird Collector’s Figure from MEGA® Brands

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle lovers can lead the charge into combat with this hyper-articulated micro action figure. The Turtles’ leader is painted in black and white, as seen in the original Mirage Studios comics run, and can be built for battle or display position. The figure includes a comic-themed pipes backdrop with original illustrated panels for an authentic recreation, a premium metal shell, removable accessories, signature twin katana weapons and a manhole cover stand. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

MEGA® BLOKS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Michelangelo Eastman & Laird Collector’s Figure from MEGA® Brands

Despite his fun-loving nature, Michelangelo is ready to fight in this exclusive MEGA® BLOKS Eastman & Laird figure. Mikey is painted in black and white, as seen in the original Mirage Studios comics run, and can be connected to a comic-themed pipes backdrop with original illustrated panels. This highly detailed micro action figure comes with a premium metal shell, removable accessories, signature twin nunchuk weapons and a manhole cover stand. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

MEGA® BLOKS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Raphael Eastman & Laird Collector’s Figure from MEGA® Brands

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans can go berserk with this highly-articulated micro action figure featuring the likeness of the rebellious Raphael. Builders recreate Raph, who is painted in black and white, as seen in the original Mirage Studios comics run, and connect him to a comic-themed pipes backdrop. This figure comes complete with a premium metal shell, removable accessories, signature twin katana weapons, and a manhole cover stand. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

THE MUPPETS Minimates Formal Kermit and Formal Miss Piggy 2-Pack from Diamond Select Toys

The Muppets may be a little rough around the edges, but they can also be pretty snappy dressers. This exclusive Muppets Minimates 2-pack features Kermit and Miss Piggy in their finest formalwear, in special Comic Convention packaging. Each 2-inch mini-figure features up to 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts.

My Little Pony Elements of Friendship Applejack Pony and Doll Set from Hasbro

This My Little Pony Elements of Friendship Applejack pony figure and doll set features a poseable Applejack Equestria Girls Minis doll alongside an adorable, glitter-specked Applejack pony figure. The included sticker sheet adds more fun to the always honest Applejack. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

My Little Pony Elements of Friendship Sparkle Friends Collection from Hasbro

This group of My Little Pony friends and foes haven’t always been friends, but with a little friendship magic, they’re now closer than ever. Featuring 6 friend figures paired with 6 foe figures, including Princess Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, Fluttershy and Applejack, each sparkly item in the Elements of Friendship Sparkle Friends Collection includes detail that is true to the My Little Pony Friendship is Magic television series. The collection also includes special appearances from Gilda the Griffon and Manticore, in figure form, making this a must-have for My Little Pony fans and collectors. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

My Little Pony Elements of Friendship Rainbow Dash Pony and Doll Set from Hasbro

My Little Pony fans can imagine fun times at Canterlot High or daring pony adventures with Rainbow Dash in this Toys“R”Us exclusive set. Featuring a poseable Rainbow Dash Equestria Girls Minis doll and a glittery Rainbow Dash pony figure, the set also includes a colorful sticker sheet to customize both figures. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

POP! TV: Teen Titans Go! Raven™ as Wonder Woman™ from Funko

The sarcastic teen demon and daughter of Trigon from Cartoon Network’s Teen Titans Go! gets the POP! Vinyl treatment with this exclusive 3.75-inch figure. Because of the cartoon feel of the POP! vinyl line, Raven™ looks very much like her small screen counterpart and makes the perfect addition to any collection. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

POP! TV: Teen Titans Go! Starfire™ as The Flash™ from Funko

This POP! Vinyl figure features Starfire™, Robin’s Tamaranian love interest from Cartoon Network’s Teen Titans Go! series. Measuring 3.75-inches tall and featuring the likeness of her small-screen counterpart, Starfire comes complete in a window box made for display. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

POP! TV: Teen Titans Go! Robin™ as Batman™ from Funko

The perfectionist boy wonder from Cartoon Network’s Teen Titans Go! makes his POP! vinyl debut with this Toys“R”Us exclusive figure. Measuring 3.75-inches tall in a collectible window display box, Robin is a must-have addition to fans’ collections. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles x kidrobot™ Shredder Vinyl Figure from NECA

The menacing Shredder comes to life with this brand-new kidrobot™ vinyl figure. Standing 7-inches tall, Shredder is designed in the style of the original 80’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles x kidrobot™ Triceraton Vinyl Figure from NECA

Fan-favorite Triceraton gets the kidrobot™ treatment with this exclusive vinyl figure. Measuring 7-inches tall, this Triceraton is every bit the villainous alien race featured in the original 80’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series.

TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece Bumblebee from Hasbro®

This exclusive Masterpiece Bumblebee collectible figure is inspired by the classic 1980s TRANSFORMERS animated series and depicts the Autobot scout in his G1 Volkswagen Beetle form. Featuring a high level of detail, Masterpiece Bumblebee converts from robot mode to a licensed Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle vehicle mode and comes complete with a converting Exosuit Spike Witwicky figure, 2 swappable faceplates (smiling and neutral), a blaster accessory, a removable spare tire cover and an extra side mirror. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

G.I. JOE™ TIGER FORCE™ WRECKAGE AND BEACH HEAD 2-Pack from The Loyal Subjects

Featuring the likeness of WRECKAGE and BEACH HEAD from G.I. JOE’S TIGER FORCE™ unit, these 3.2-inch tall vinyl figures feature 14 points of articulation, several accessories to help bring the action of this special subteam to life and come complete in a window box for display.

Celebrate 20 Series of Marvel Minimates with Diamond Select Toys and Toys “R” Us

dst-logo1Diamond Select Toys is celebrating 20 series of Marvel Minimates at Toys“R”Us! Since 2008, Toys“R”Us stores have gotten their own unique assortments of Marvel Minimates, featuring heroes and villains from across the Marvel comic book universe, and even the world of Marvel films. The landmark 20th series dips into the realm of Marvel TV, and Toys“R”Us is offering collectors an amazing deal!

Beginning Friday, November 6 through Friday, November 20, Toys“R”Us will offer a Buy One, Get One deal on all two-packs of Marvel Minimates Series 20*. That means that for every two-pack of Marvel Minimates Series 20 you buy, you get one absolutely free! That’s four Minimates mini-figures for the price of two!

The assortment, based on the animated series Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man, includes three different two-packs: Spider-Man with Nick Fury, Nova with Carnage, and Stealth Suit Spider-Man with Sandman. Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation, as well as fully interchangeable parts and accessories. Spider-Man comes with a web line, Nick Fury comes with a pistol, Nova comes with a hairpiece and flight stand, Sandman comes with shape-shifting hands, and Stealth Spider-Man comes with an alternate chest block!

Once Series 20 is gone at Toys“R”Us, it’s gone, so grab your set soon, and get ready for Marvel Series 21, featuring Secret Wars! Coming this holiday season!

Character Options Releasing New 5″ 8th Doctor Figure in UK, Will Be Released Stateside

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Character Options sent over some cool news today as they’ved detailed some of the Doctor Who product that will be available in UK Toys R Us. Among them is an all new version of the 8th Doctor! This figure is listed here at toysrus.co.uk and should be available starting November 9th. US fans, fret not, as there is also word that this figure will be available stateside – which is good as it’s awesome.

See this new 8th Doctor and all the other product heading to UK Toys R Us’ below, including a very cool 3.75″ Supreme Dalek that I have to own.

05813 5in 8th Doctor (Night of the Doctor) ABS2 05813 5in 8th Doctor (Night of the Doctor) CPS2

 

Toys R Us Announces Special Skylanders SuperChargers Figures, Lego Dimensions Launch and New Disney Infinity Toys

logo_TOYSRUSToys “R” Us today announced some exciting upcoming events in support of Skylanders SuperChargers, Lego Dimensions and Disney Infinity.

Starting this Saturday, September 26, Toys“R”Us will to be the first retailer to launch 6 all-new Skylanders SuperChargers figures in its stores nationwide. Then on Sunday, September 27, LEGO Dimensions will launch at Toys“R”Us Stores nationwide. To celebrate, stores will open at 8:00am* to welcome fans and offer special deals, as well as the opportunity to be among the first to purchase the Ninjago Jay Fun Pack and the Chima Laval Fun Pack, which will be available exclusively at Toys“R”Us.

To celebrate the launch of Lego Dimensions Toys“R”Us stores nationwide will offer the following deals from Sunday, September 27 through Saturday, October 3, while supplies last (no rain checks):

  • Free $10 Giftcard with your Lego Dimensions Fun, Level or Team pack purchase of $35 or more**†
  • Free $10 Giftcard when you buy ANY Lego Dimensions Starter Pack**†

Tuesday, September 29th will see the launch of new Disney Infinity 3.0 sets, including:

  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Rise Against the Empire Play Set
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Darth Vader Figure
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Han Solo Figure
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Chewbacca Figure
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Rise Against the Empire Power Disc Pack

To support the new items, the following deals will be available in Toys“R”Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com from Tuesday, September 29 through Saturday, October 3, while supplies last (no rain checks):

  • Save $10 On Any Disney Infinity Starter Pack
  • Buy Any Disney Infinity play set get any power disc pack or single figure for $4.99†
  • Save $20 when you spend $90 or more on Disney Infinity 3.0 playsets, figures or power disc packs†

You can see all of Toys “R” Us’ exclusives for Skylanders, Disney Infinity 3.0 and LEGO Dimension in one easy place. Check it out here.

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Activision and Toys R Us Announce Launch Plans for Skylanders SuperChargers

skylanders superchargers logoThe launch of Activision’s newest entry in the Skylander franchise, Skylanders SuperChargers, is set for September 20th. As that date quickly approaches, Activision and Toys “R” Us have announced special plans for the game’s launch.

Skylanders fans in New York can head to the Time Square Toys “R” Us on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20 from 12 – 5 p.m. ET to play the game and receive a free Hot Streak Skylanders SuperChargers vehicle while supplies last.  Starting midnight on Sunday, Sept. 20, 140 Toys“R”Us locations will be open for fans to purchase the game and all Toys“R”Us stores nationwide will be open at 8 a.m.3 (complete list of stores available on Toysrus.com/toyevents).

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Full Details of Toys R US SDCC Exclusives

cc15 tnToys R Us have sent out a press release with details of their SDCC exclusives. As in years past, attendees of the show can pick these products up at the Entertainment Earth booth. These items will also be available online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention beginning Thursday, July 9 and select items will be available in store. Keep reading for all the details.

BATMAN™ Classic TV Series Batgirl from Mattel®
Brave and beautiful in 6-inch scale, and rendered in actress Yvonne Craig’s likeness, this classic TV series Batgirl features dynamic, iconic colors, a two-sided soft goods cape and 16 points of articulation for ultimate playtime action and posing. Collectors can display her on the included base and choose between one of two retro cityscape backdrops. Available only at the Comic Convention and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention.

BATMAN™ vs Harley Quinn from Schleich®
With this two-pack, supervillain Harley Quinn leads her own battle against the formidable and legendary BATMAN™. Complete with her signature black and red harlequin costume, this figure’s false smile hides a sneaky criminal, so BATMAN will need all of his high-flying skills to fight her. Available only at the Comic Convention and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention.

G.I. JOE DESERT DUEL from Hasbro®
It’s a fast-firing, high-rolling G.I. JOE-Cobra battle with this DESERT DUEL pack. Complete with a Cobra Basilisk tank and an Elite Horseman figure to drive it, fans can load missiles in the elevating, rotating launcher, making the set’s Cobra Air Trooper figure a rolling nightmare for the G.I. JOE commandos. But with the included Philip “Chuckles” Provost figure, kids and collectors can fold out the camouflage canopy on the F.O.E. Striker 4-wheeler and take aim at enemies with the poseable cannon. And, if the pack’s Night Fox figure has to pursue enemies on foot, the cannon comes off the vehicle. Available only at the Comic Convention and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention.

Mortal Kombat X Glow-in-the Dark Raiden from Mezco Toyz
As befits Raiden, the Elder God of Thunder, this 6-inch scale figure features 23 points of articulation, many with ball joints, allowing collectors to recreate all the moves and poses that have made Raiden part of Mortal Kombat gaming legend. Raiden comes complete in a displayable collector-friendly blister card, as well as with alternate lightning hands and a lightening ball. To ensure a game-accurate likeness, each figure is sculpted using the digital files from the game developers themselves. Available only at the Comic Convention and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention.

MY LITTLE PONY MAUD ROCK PIE™ from Hasbro®
Fans can join in on Ponymania with PINKIE PIE’S sister, MAUD ROCK PIE™. This detailed and beautiful pony comes complete with an outfit featuring all kinds of flowers, perfect for kids and collectors looking to have the best MY LITTLE PONY adventures. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

MY LITTLE PONY DARING DO DAZZLE™ from Hasbro®
Fun is on its way with this storybook pony pal who loves adventure. This DARING DO DAZZLE™ figure is an intrepid pony and she’ll bring the magic of friendship to all fans’ MY LITTLE PONY playtime. She’s got the outfit and hat for fun on safari, and fashionistas can style her hair with the included comb so she never looks less than fabulous. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

MY LITTLE PONY PRINCESS CELESTIA™ from Hasbro®
PRINCESS CELESTIA™ is a kindhearted pony who spreads friendship wherever she goes. This talking figure’s incredible wings light up and move, and she wears the crown of a true princess. Fans can experience their own PRINCESS CELESTIA pony adventure for $20. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

Star Wars™ The Black Series Jabba’s Rancor™ Pit from Hasbro®
Star Wars™ fans can re-create one of the biggest battles and missions in the Star Wars Saga with this set from The Black Series. Jabba’s Rancor™ Pit includes highly articulated 3 3/4-inch figures, all of which are featured in the epic Return of the Jedi scene where Jabba the Hut throws a Gamorrean Guard and Luke Skywalker into the Rancor Pit, while Princess Leia looks on in horror. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece Bluestreak from Hasbro®
What’s the most unstoppable thing on the battlefield? The mouth of Bluestreak. He never stops talking and he’s not a fan of silence. He likes the Decepticons even less. If words were fireblasts, Bluestreak would have wiped out the Decepticons long ago. This highly detailed figure easily converts from robot mode to sports car mode for added play, and comes with a blaster that jumps out whenever he sets his sights on Decepticons. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

POWER RANGERS™ Limited Black Edition Legacy Megazord from Bandai™
After 20 years of POWER RANGERS™ action and excitement, fans can return to the beginning with this original MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS Megazord. This limited edition Legacy Megazord with premium diecast parts will be available to conventioneers and online shoppers in black and gold. This item will become available at Toys“R”Us stores later this year.

Toys R US SDCC Exclusives Revealed?

cc15 tnI found this information on a facebook group and have traced it back to JediTempleArchives, making it likely accurate. Toys R Us has been offering SDCC exclusives for the past few years in partnership with Entertainment Earth (booth #2343). Most of these items will make an appearance on ToysRUs.com and some will make it to store shelves. The items are:

  • Transformers Masterpiece Bluestreak
  • Star Wars Jabba Rancor Pit Set (Jabba, Rancor, Slave Leia, Jedi Luke, C-3PO, Gamorrean Guard)
  • GI Joe Desert Duel
  • Pop! TV – Flash Unmasked
  • My Little Pony Maud Pie
  • My Little Pony Daring Do
  • My Littpe Pony Princess Celestria
  • Might Morphin’ Power Rangers Black and Gold Megazord
  • Mortal Kombat Raiden
  • 1966 Batgirl (Most likely Mattel’s)

There may be one additional – the list published by JTA included a TBD. Stay tuned for more info!

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What I Opened Today: ‘The Dead Planet’ Sound FX Dalek

Doctor Who logoMy toy runs have been so Walgreens centric lately, imagine my surprise when I found new Doctor Who toys at Toys R Us! I ended up buying a few 3 3/4″ figures ($15 each, yikes!) and a 5″ talking Dalek (oddly also $15). Let’s start with our exterminating friend, shall we?

Package Bio: The Daleks were created by the Kaled scientist, Davros as travel machines. He had deduced that the years of radiation and chemical poisoning from an ongoing war would lead his race to mutate into immobile organisms.

The Dalek travel machines would house these creatures and allow the Kaleds to to survive. However, in the course of his experiments, Davros deliberately removed what he considered to be debilitating emotions from the mutants and a force of evil was spawned!

The Daleks were born without any ability to feel compassion or pity and were motivated only be heate, fear and an implacable belief that they were the superior creatures in the Universe.

Thoughts: This Dalek is based on the story ‘The Dead Planet’ which is the second episode of Doctor Who ever and introduced the Daleks to the world. Of course if this was going to be completely accurate, the only thing that would be in the bubble would be the Dalek’s plunger as the episode ends with the Barbara up against a wall screaming as a plunger comes towards her. Since a plunger in a bubble isn’t likely to sell that well, we get a full Dalek as they appeared in the following episodes of the story – a silver body with light blue bumps. The eye blinkers on the dome are small and round.

Regardless of scale (5″ 3 3/4″ other), Daleks are something that Character Options / Underground Toys do near perfectly. With the Sound FX Daleks, they take their near perfect Dalek figure and add an era appropriate sound chip. It is disappointing that the sound clip isn’t episode specific, but this is a good compromise. The button for the sounds is hidden away in one of the Dalek bumps, hiding it extremely well. Sound clips included with the ‘Dead Planet’ Dalek are:

  • Resistance is Useless (The Dalek Invasion of Earth)
  • Daleks are the Masters of all
  • Daleks will destroy all life
  • Exterminate! (The Power of the Daleks, and essentially all others)
  • Annihilate! Destroy! (The Power of the Daleks)
  • Daleks Conquer and Destroy! (The Power of the Daleks)

The volume and sound quality of the clips is quite good. When the batteries die, they are easily replaced as there’s an access panel on the bottom of the Dalek next to an on/off switch. I won’t go into the other details of the Dalek, scuplt and such, as it’s near perfect.

Summary: Throughout the entire Classic Doctor Who line there have been many, many Daleks released…and they’re so good I have happily bought many, many Daleks. The Sound FX ‘Dead Planet’ is a great addition to my collection blending in perfectly with all the others but with a touch of a bump he’s ordering me to ‘Exterminate!’.  For just $15 at Toys R Us these are a steal and I know I’ll be picking up the ‘Chase’ and ‘Genesis’ Daleks as well.

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New Diamond Select Universal Monsters Hitting TRU and Comic Shops

dst-logo1As the days continue to get shorter, Halloween is slowly creeping up. In advance of everyone’s favorite spooky holiday, Diamond Select Toys have a brand new assortment of 7″ Universal Monsters action figures. Available at Toys R Us now (or soon depending on your local store) are all-new Frankenstein’s monster (from Son of Frankenstein), an all-new Creature from the Black Lagoon and Van Helsing. Each figure features multiple points of articulation, a small display base and character appropriate accessories.

Each figure will also be available this week from your local comic or specialty shop in a ‘deluxe Select version’ featuring a larger diorama display base.

Check them out below and find them at your local Toys R Us or later this week at your favorite comic shop.

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