Weekend Toy Run: LEGO Buy One Get One Half Off at Toys R Us

LEGO-LOTR LEGO-TMNT LEGOLoneRanger

Not sure how long this is going to last, but right now LEGO sets are BOGO50 – buy one, get one for half price at ToysRUs.com. This covers almost every set, including those in Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit, Marvel, DC, Lone Ranger, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more – even their girlie Lego Friends sets if pastels are your thing.

There’s a handful of sets that are already deeply discounted so those won’t count, but there’s still big sets like the Millennium Falcon and Jabba’s Palace that you could combine for some pretty big savings. I’m not sure if these qualify for the free shipping for purchases over $79 deal, but if they do, that wouldn’t be that hard to do with LEGO. 😀 Happy shopping!

SDCC 2013: Sideshow Collectibles Instapics

Sideshow collage

SDCC is pretty busy, and I don’t often have enough time to just walk around and look at stuff. The Sideshow booth is one location where I definitely love to spend time just soaking it all in. I don’t usually take pictures of the larger items with my “real” camera – it’s somewhat torturous because there’s so much goodness there, and I would just be killing myself processing pictures of stuff that is way beyond my means to collect. (I did capture most of the Hot Toys displays at Sideshow in an earlier post.)

Still, I couldn’t resist snapping some shots with my phone camera. With no polarizing filter, it’s impossible to get a shot of the glass displays without getting some reflection of lights or other things in the shot. And I guess for these pictures, the glare and reflections are part of the fun.

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BBTS Sponsor News: Batman, Transformers, Star Wars, ToyWorld, GI Joe, Diamond Select, Borderlands, Bowen, Godzilla & More!

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NEW PRE-ORDERS


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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BBTS Sponsor News: GI Joe, Mass Effect, Diamond Select, The Walking Dead, Arkham City, Transformers & More!

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NEW PREORDERS

G.I. JOE 2013 Basic Series 1 SSV Normandy SR-2 Ship Replica War Lord UT-W01 - War Hawk Diamond Select Munsters Series 02 - Hot Rod Herman

GI JOE BASIC FIGURE SERIES 01 – SET, SINGLES
This new assortment includes new decoes of Cobra Commander, a Cobra Trooper and Storm Shadow, along with Snake Eyes, Duke and Shipwreck.  We have them listed as singles at $3.99 – $11.99 each, and as a Set of 6 at $31.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=GI%20Joe%202013%20Basic%20Series%2001

MASS EFFECT SSV NORMANDY SR-2 18″ SHIP REPLICA
This new 18″ version of the SSV Normandy SR-2 rests atop a specially-designed base.  It is limited to 1500 pieces worldwide and is priced at $239.99, saving you $60 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DH11060&mode=retail

WAR LORD UT-W02, UT-W03 – WAR RHINO, WAR BISON
The second figure in Unique Toys’ War Lord release line is War Rhino.  He includes a pack with two independently movable cannons that becomes the foot of War Lord, and is priced at $84.99.  Like War Rhino, War Bison will include a cannon backpack that becomes a foot for War Lord, and he is priced at $84.99 as well, saving you $15 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2810&company=1524

MASS EFFECT ALLIANCE NORMANDY SR-1 SHIP REPLICA – REGULAR, SILVER
Dark Horse is also releasing 6″ versions of the Alliance Normandy SR-1.  We have the regular version priced at $29.99, and the Antique Silver version (limited to 1500 pieces) at $49.99.  Each version comes with a display base.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Normandy%20SR-1

DIAMOND SELECT MUNSTERS SERIES 02 FIGURES
The second wave of Munsters figures includes three family members dressed up for a ride – Hot Rod Herman, Hot Rod Lily and Hot Rod Grandpa – as well as visiting family member Uncle Gilbert (the Creature from the Black Lagoon).  Each figure is listed at $21.99, $3 off the MSRP;  each also comes with a part of the build-a-diorama of the Munsters’ staircase, complete with openable trapdoor and Spot.
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BBTS Sponsor News: TF Masterpiece, FansProject, Omega Supreme, Hot Toys Iron Man 3, Import Exclusives, Marvel Universe/Legends and More!

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FANSPROJECT FUNCTION X-01, FUNCTION X-02, FUNCTION X-03
Three new figures from FansProject combine homages to figures past with current articulation and engineering.  Function X-01 Code transforms into a futuristic four-wheeled vehicle whose driver becomes the robot’s head;  Function X-02 Quadruple U Becomes a wolf-like creature whose trainer becomes its head in robot mode;  Function X-03 Smart Robin becomes a futuristic star fighter whose pilot becomes the head of the robot.  Each of these figures is listed at $68.99, with the Function X-01 being very limited.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11878

TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-19 BLUESTREAK
The third of the “Nissan brothers” is getting a Masterpiece figure as well.  Bluestreak will be joining Prowl and Smokescreen in September, and he is listed at $79.99.  We also still have the other two on pre-order, so feel free to grab Prowl and Smokescreen while you’re here.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11670&mode=retail

IRON MAN 3 TONY STARK MOVIE MASTERPIECE FIGURE
This new 1/6 scale figure includes a brand new likeness of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, light up effects, armor parts, a lab table covered with blueprints and armor parts, a lit lab floor base, an articulated robotic arm with camera, and more.  This set is listed at $269.99, $10 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HOT10437&mode=retail

SUPER ALLOY IRON MAN MARK VII 1/6 SCALE DIE-CAST FIGURE
Play Imaginative is also releasing a 1/6 scale Iron Man, this time in the Mark VII armor and coming with a Hall of Armor bay.  This version is a follow-up to their Super Alloy Batman, and will be at least 88% die-cast, plus light up sections and more.  We have this set listed at $449.99.
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