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BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 TV FIGURES SERIES 01, 02, BOX SET
We have just listed the first two waves of the Batman Classic 1966 TV Figures, as well as the first box set. The first wave includes Batman, Riddler and Penguin and is listed at $54.99 for the Set of 3; the second wave of Batman Classic 1966 TV figures Case includes two of Joker and one each of Batman, Penguin, Riddler and Surf’s Up Batman, and is priced at $104.99. We have them listed as a Set of 5 (one of each figure) at $94.99, and the Joker singly at $17.99. The new Box Set includes Batman and Robin walking up the side of the building; this two-pack is the only way to get the Robin figure, and is listed at $32.99.
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NECA TOY FAIR 2013 NEW ITEMS
NECA had a variety of new items to show at Toy Fair this past weekend. These include a 1/4 Scale Superman from the upcoming “Man of Steel” movie, which was priced at $84.99. They also announced two 1/4 Scale Batman figures at $84.99 each, one in the Adam West look from 1964 and the other in the Michael Keaton look from 1989′s “Batman”. ”Pacific Rim” will be getting a line of 7″ figures, with the first assortment containing Gipsy Danger, Crimson Typhoon, and Knifehead; we have them available at $53.99 for the Set of three, or $229.99 for the Case of 14 ($69 off the MSRP, breakdown currently unknown). The Predators 7″ figure series is getting a ninth assortment, which includes Jungle Encounter Dutch, Jungle Disguise Dutch and Water Emergence Predator, like the “Pacific Rim” assortment, this one is available both as a Set of three for $53.99 and as a Case of 14 at $229.99, saving you $69 off of the MSRP. The upcoming “Lone Ranger” film has a number of figures on the way; 1/4 Scale figures of the Lone Ranger and Tonto at $84.99 each, 7″ Head Knockers of the Lone Ranger and Tonto at $19.99 each, and 7″ Figures, with a Set of the Lone Ranger and Tonto at $36.99 or the Case of 8 figures (breakdown unknown) at $134.99, $35 off the MSRP. Kitai from “After Earth” will soon be available as a 7″ Scale action figure, priced at $18.99. The second line of 6″ figures from the KickAss series come from “KickAss 2″, and the assortment includes KickAss, Hit Girl and MF-er. They are available as a Set of three for $53.99 or a Case of 14 at $229.99 (once again, $69 off the MSRP, with the breakdown currently unknown). Finally, a second series of Gears of War 3.75″ figures is coming, and they are listed at $34.99 for the Set of three, or $139.99 for the Case of 14, saving you $42 off of the MSRP. Please note – we have added a number of singles to the various menus, priced at $18.99 each for the 6″-7″ figures, and $11.99 each for the Gears of War 3.75″ figures, so be sure to grab your favorites if you choose not to get the whole case or set.
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Maybe you weren’t ready to make the commitment back when the outcome was uncertain. But Castle Grayskull *is* getting made, and the pre-orders close out Friday morning at 9AM PST. It’s a new year, so can you commit now? Worry not, if you still can’t pull the trigger on Castle Grayskull now, you’ll get the chance late in the year when it actually is available for sale – that is, if our good friend Logistics doesn’t have anything to say about it.
All-new Castle Grayskull to be released in 2013 as long as we hit our minimum production goal.
via Castle Grayskull.
If you do pre-order now, though, you’ll save $50 or more (day of sales were said to be at least $300), you’ll get an awesome poster, and you’ll also get to vote on who appears in the Rudy Obrero artwork for the packaging. Did I mention the $50?
Also closing out at the same time tomorrow – the MOTUC and Ghostbusters Holiday Gift Paks comprised of stuff that has been languishing in the Digital River warehouse. If you don’t buy them now, next stop, Walmart?
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Ghostbusters 3 may be in development hell without Bill Murray, but toy fans will still get a Ghostbusters fix from Diamond Select Toys, who are producing a seven-inch tall replica of the Ghostbusters firehouse.
At that height it’s a touch too small even for the Ghostbusters Minimates, but I really want to see this with the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man that Mattel sold as a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive back in 2011.
We’ll Take It! Ghostbusters Light-Up Firehouse Mini-Statue Coming Soon!
The light-up Ghostbusters statue line continues with the famous Ghostbusters firehouse!
Lit from within like someone just shut down the containment grid, this 7-inch mini-statue is the perfect accessory for any Ghostbusters fan’s desk, and has been deemed safe for indoor use by the Evironmental Protection Agency.
Faithfully re-creating the iconic landmark, it stands atop a Ghostbusters logo-adorned base, and runs on two AAA batteries (included).
But it’s limited to only 1,984 pieces, so pre-order today at your local comic shop!
via Art Asylum Blog » We’ll Take It! Ghostbusters Light-Up Firehouse Mini-Statue Coming Soon!.
Orko with Prince Adam, He-Man, and Battle Armor Skeletor
Mattel is making spirits bright by offering Masters of the Universe Classics and Ghostbusters multi-packs for sale starting today and running through January 4 or while supplies last.
The deals aren’t quite as rich as the MattyCollector Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale, but with each pack you will be getting $10 off a set of 3 MOTUC figures and $5 off of 2 Ghostbusters – more if you consider the prices were bumped up from $20 to $22 this year.
For the Masters of the Universe Classics figures, I wonder how long these will manage to stay in stock – a month seems like a long time. If they do manage to last it out, then I suppose Mattel has got a lot of inventory of the figures they decided to keep in stock all the time, like He-Man and Skeletor. And I’m still confused about the concept of day of stock and reserve stock – I don’t know if variant figures like Battle Armor Skeletor and Hordak were overproduced, because they sold out just like all the rest of them, or if there’s just a lot of figures left that were held in reserve for defects / replacement.
And Ghostbusters… with the subscription not moving forward this line suffered a long and slow end. I wonder if the performance of Ghostbusters has had anything to do with why we haven’t seen a figure line for Back to the Future. But then, we’re talking about a limited cast with characters that have even less potential for reuse. Still, it makes you wonder how NECA can keep churning out Predators.
Who knows? Maybe BTTF will be the surprise this coming Toy Fair. Anyways, happy shopping!
She-Ra, Skeletor, and Hurricane Hordak
Vigo and Slime-Blower Ray
Ready to Believe You Peter and Ray
Vinz Clortho and Walter Peck
I guess our old friend, Logistics, has struck again, because just like last month, we’ve got double helpings of both Masters of the Universe Classics and DC Universe Classics again this month. For Club Eternia, it’s the Filmation Randor and Dekker, with a bonus of Castle Grayskull Man wrapping up the 30th Anniversary sub. For Club Infinite Earths, it’s Uncle Sam and Constantine.
Is it just me, or is this month’s offerings lacking a big hitter? Rounding out the lineup is the final Ghostbusters offering, Courtroom Ray, who makes for a pretty tame send-off for the line that I think most people hoped would deliver more; and a (final?) JLU 3-pack.
Maybe Matty should have extended the Castle Grayskull (congrats, folks!) pre-order minimum cut-off to today – at least there’d be some excitement. Here’s the bundle page for 11/15 for your convenience.
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Mattel has gotten into the Halloween spirit by offering almost but not quite 1/3 off of a handful of items – that is, if you’re the Ghostbusters logo ghost, who has just four fingers and coincidentally ships with Ray Stantz, one of the sales figures today. The unslimed Peter Venkman, Ray, and the Rookie should go for $15.18 each, and the PKE Meter is a great deal for a movie prop with electronics and motion at $48.30. So, who ya gonna call? Digital River?
Sale is good only for today. Happy shopping!
The Matty logistics shuffle that rendered August void of MOTUC aside from Sir Laser-Lot, but they’re back with a vengeance for the September sale on 9/17. Meckaneck, Dragon Blaster Skeletor, and the Snake Men 2-pack will put the whammy on those of us with Club Eternia subs.
DC has the Club Infinite Earths Black Mask and one of the last hurrah JLU 3-packs, with Vandal Savage, Bats, and Supes. WWE will have Tully Blanchard joining the Arn Anderson, King Kong Bundy, and Diamond Dallas Page figures that seem to be lingering on the site.
For convenience, here’s the link to the bundle page for the 9/17 sale.
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Maybe it’s just me, but with the San Diego Comic-Con exclusives Mattel revealed yesterday, I am starting to think they are losing touch with their core market for their collector-oriented lines – the little boys that grew up with toys from He-Man and DC Comics and now have a strong nostalgic pull toward their grown-up versions. I understand the Cars, the Tiny Titans and the Polly Pockets – those same guys now have little boys and girls of their own, and SDCC has become a family event. But the rest seem odd or somehow miss the mark.
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