Play Fair, a celebration of play and entertainment for all ages, will welcome attendees for the first time at New York City’s Javits Center North on February 13 and 14, 2016. The inaugural event, hosted by the Toy Industry Association (TIA) and LeftField Media, will offer families and toy collectors the opportunity to enjoy a weekend in New York and experience an interactive, fun-packed event with presenting sponsors LEGO Systems, Inc. and Nickelodeon, as well as other toy and family brands, including Mattel, Hasbro, Warner Bros. Pictures, Crayola and Toys”R”Us. A full list of sponsors and exhibitors is available online.
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast – The Purple Man! LEGO Super Heroes spoilers, Sherlock Holmes vs. Harry Houdini, Fight Like a Girl, Astro City, and Guardians of the Galaxy. Plus, Alias Vol. 4!
Hasbro released a huge library of images from upcoming Jurassic World toys including Playskool, Hero Mashers, and more.
Press Release JEDI and SITH have been building their Lightsabers for generations. Now, you can create and customize your own Lightsaber with the introduction of new STAR WARS BLADEBUILDERS! A new Lightsaber system that lets you mix and match components to create incredible Lightsaber forms that complement your unique fighting style. Every Lightsaber within the BLADEBUILDERS system is compatible and can be used to create amazing weapons never before seen in the galaxy. This Fall, forget everything you thought you knew about the Lightsaber and prepare to make your mark on the most iconic weapon of all time, with new
Press Release Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS line of action figures features characters and expressions from throughout the more than 30 years of the Transformers brand. In 2015 the GENERATIONS line unites under one big story – COMBINER WARS!
Press Release New for 2015, Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE line features fun play patterns and a fresh new style, based on the hotly anticipated new animated series TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE.
In addition to the DC television figures Funko Pop Vinyl is bringing to retailers later in 2015 Marvel Studios brought several offerings from their cinematic universe that are mostly building on their preexisting lines: Ultron, Iron Man, Hulk, Hawkeye, Vision, Thor and Captain America all appear dressed for Age of Ultron, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings Melinda May and Guardians of the Galaxy fills out some fan favourite charaters including: Ronan, the Collector and Nebula. Which Marvel Pop Vinyls figures are you most looking forward to? Which would you like to see announced in the future? Via – Toyark
New York Toy Fair has many awesome announcements and reveals for coming products in 2015. Funk Pop Vinyl, who has already scooped up many licenses for distribution, has added the following television properties to their many lines: Arrow, The Flash, Doctor Who (at long last!), Orphan Black, Futurama and Battlestar Galactica, whilst planning to expand the following preexisting television lines: The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Supernatural, Attack on Titan and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Do you collect any Funko products? Which of the new figures are you most excited for? Via – The Toyark
Press Release New York Toy Fair is fast approaching, and Diamond Select Toys has unveiled a whopping 18 new items in the February issue of Diamond Comics’ Previews catalog. Of the 18 new items, five are from brand-new licenses – Comic Book Men, Predator, The Nightmare Before Christmas, SpongeBob Squarepants and Valiant Comics! Keep an eye out for more merchandise from each of those licenses to be revealed at NY Toy Fair and beyond, and pre-order all of these items today at your local comic shop or favorite online retailer! Find your nearest comic shop at http://www.comicshoplocator.com!