Art Asylum and Diamond Select Toys have announced additional figures for the 16th series of the Marvel Minimates line. First announced was Thor, and today Art Asylum is letting everyone know there is a variant to the Norse god in the form of Bearded Thor. In addition, Loki will be joining the line up to give Thor someone to match wits with. via Art Asylum (link)
Diamond Select Toys has announced the 16th series of the Marvel Minimate line will feature the Avengers. Heading the list will be the long awaited Thor. Throughout the week, DST plans on releasing new images of each of the new figures. Come back tomorrow and we’ll have the info on the next member of the team. via Diamond Select Toys (link)
We’ve kind of seen these before, but now Hasbro has officially unveiled the Transformers Protoform transforming toy. Looks really ugly to me, but hey, I’m not a 7 year old kid (in spite of what my wife says). It’s another look at what we can expect from Michael Bay this summer. What do you think?
If you are looking for something to buy with all of your holiday gift certificates and money, you might want to consider the Superman Clock. Why should Batman have the monopoly on all of the hero related clocks? This AM/FM Clock Radio can go one step further by projecting the time and the Superman logo on the wall or ceiling. If you have trouble springing from your bed because you were up all night reading the latest DC Absolute Edition, you can set this clock to play the Superman theme song, or one of your own. It’s only $19.99 from…
Diamond Select Toys let us know they are taking pre-orders for the Megatron wall statue. This 9-inch statue will be available March 15, 2007. The pre-order price is $89.00. Looks pretty cool for Decepticon fans, but I’m not really sure a wall statue is all that. Would rather see a maquette than something that will hang on the wall waiting for the little niece or nephew to come along and bash it off by “accident”. via Diamond Select Toys (link)
If you have seen my car, you know I’m more of a Batman person than a Superman fan, but if your a Man of Steel fan, check out these rims from SupermanWheels.com. Each rim has the Superman logo on it and range in price from $1700 to $2100 (per rim). That money could buy a heck of a lot of comic books, and I doubt the ladies will flock to you any faster than they do now. via SupermanWheels.com (link)
Imperial Briefing Room” Captures Classic Moment from A New Hope Just in time to mark the 30th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest film and merchandising franchises, Hasbro Toys will reunite the commanders of the Galactic Empire’s most formidable weapon — and invite Star Wars fans everywhere to their meeting with the Star Wars: “Imperial Briefing Room” Previews Exclusive Action Figure Pack, the latest addition to a growing line of Previews Exclusive Star Wars toys offered by Diamond Comic Distributors.
Marking one of the biggest publishing events in Dark Horse Comics’ twenty-year history, Roald Dahl’s Gremlins will be released this year for the first time since the 1940s. In conjunction with the book’s reemergence and the debut of an all-new original Gremlins comic book, Dark Horse Deluxe will release several collectible vinyl and PVC figures.
Came across this step by step tutorial on how to make your own GL ring. The instructions are pretty specialized, and you would probably be better off if you had some jewelry experience, but it is awesome non-the-less. Click it here for the step by step. If you can’t make it yourself, why not contact the author directly and see if he would consider selling you his. via Instructables.com (link)
Beginning in late 2006, Hellboy fans will see their beloved hero like they’ve never seen him before. The Hellboy Animated line debuts with The Sword of Storms, a new animated version of Mike Mignola’s Hellboy, being produced by Starz Media and released on DVD by Starz Home Entertainment. Dark Horse Deluxe is joining the celebration with a variety of comics and toys, all scheduled to tie in with the DVD release of The Sword of Storms on February 6, 2007. Hellboy creator, Mike Mignola, chose character concept artist, Sean “Cheeks” Galloway to create a contemporary, stylized look for the Hellboy…