LEGO Exclusive at Star Wars Celebration— Raffle Happening

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Star Wars saga, Star Wars Celebration attendees will have the chance to enter a raffle to purchase a special-edition LEGO Star Wars set inspired by the Detention Block AA-23 from the original 1977 film! A Star Wars Celebration exclusive, the set includes Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in Stormtrooper disguises ready to infiltrate the Death Star and rescue Princess Leia.

 

The opportunity to purchase this exclusive set is being raffled off on the Star Wars Celebration website prior to the event for attendees only, beginning now through 12:01AM EST on Friday, April 6th. All winners will be randomly selected to purchase the exclusive onsite at the LEGO booth next week, and will be notified by April 7th.

 

Here’s where attendees can enter the raffle to purchase the set— http://www.starwarscelebration.com/Events/LEGO-lottery/

  • Contains 220 pieces
  • $40
  • Ages 8-14
  • Limited quantities are available for purchase
  • This is exclusively available to Star Wars Celebration attendees

 

DC Collectibles Unveils New 2018 Cover Girls Collection with Artist Joëlle Jones

(MARCH 31, 2017)  Eisner Award nominated artist Joëlle Jones has been tapped to take over the popular DC Collectibles Cover Girls statue line. Announced today during the DC Collectibles panel at WonderCon, the fan-favorite artist for SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER and LADY KILLER will give fans and collectors her unique take on iconic DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains. Jones will first take on mischievous vixen Harley Quinn, with Supergirl, Batgirl, and Mera statues slated to follow in 2018.

  

Created in 2009, the DC Cover Girls line has been graced by talented artists, most recently with famed designers Adam Hughes and Stanley Lau leaving their mark through creative interpretations of the renowned characters. With an already strong presence at DC through her work on the critically acclaimed comic, SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER, Jones will lend her unique style and uncanny ability to capture energy and expression, and hail as the first female designer of the Cover Girls line.

 

On the difference between creating 3D designs for statues in contrast to her 2D comic art, Joëlle Jones stated, “one of my favorite things about designing sculptures is being able to capture the essence of the character in statue form. Evaluating the small nuances you appreciate in a character and using that to dictate their gestures, allows opportunities for expression you don’t necessarily get when creating a comic book.”

 

Inspired by the powerful women of the DC Universe, Cover Girls has been a long-running line for DC Collectibles, with dynamic depictions of the most famous superheroines and supervillains in the form of premium 9” statues.

 

DST Serves Up New Drinkware at Your Local Comic Shop!

DST Serves Up New Drinkware at Your Local Comic Shop!

 

This week, your local comic shop is the place to get great housewares, as Diamond Select Toys ships new glassware from some of your favorite movies and TV shows! Tumblers from The Nightmare Before Christmas and The Muppet Show, plus pint glasses from National Lampoon’s Vacation, are on sale now at your local comic shop, as well as your favorite online retailers. So find a shop at comicshoplocator.com, and reserve yours today!

 

Muppets Muppet Show Glass Tumblers

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s time to get things started! It’s time to pour the drinks! You can’t help but smile when you’re drinking a tasty beverage out of these nostalgic glass tumblers featuring the cast of The Muppet Show. Inspired by fast-food glassware of yesteryear, these tumblers sport all-new original artwork spotlighting main Muppets Kermit, Fozzie, Bunsen, Beaker and the Swedish Chef, as well as their supporting casts! Each glass comes packaged separately, in a full-color window box.

Muppets Muppet Show Kermit Glass Tumbler (Item #AUG162573, SRP: $9.99)

https://diamondselecttoys.com/muppets-kermit-glass-tumbler

Muppets Muppet Show Fozzie Glass Tumbler (Item #AUG162574, SRP: $9.99)

https://diamondselecttoys.com/muppets-fozzie-glass-tumbler

Muppets Muppet Show Bunsen & Beaker Glass Tumbler (Item #AUG162575, SRP: $9.99)

https://diamondselecttoys.com/muppets-bunsen-and-beaker-glass-tumbler

Muppets Muppet Show Swedish Chef Glass Tumbler (Item #AUG162576, SRP: $9.99)

https://diamondselecttoys.com/muppets-swedish-chef-glass-tumbler

 

National Lampoon’s Vacation Movie Reelware Pint Glasses

A Diamond Select Toys release! Who’s the moosiest moose we know? Marty Moose! Who’s the star of our favorite show? Marty Moose! Relive the craziest road trip you never went on with these two pint glasses that are straight outta Walley World! With one depicting Roy Walley’s famous creation Marty Moose, and the other showing the full cast of Walley World characters, both glasses are the ultimate in cinematic souvenirs, inspired by the movie National Lampoon’s Vacation. Be the first in your neighborhood to drink like a Griswold! Each glass comes packaged in a full-color window box. 

National Lampoon’s Vacation Movie Reelware Walley World Pint Glass (Item #AUG162556, SRP: $10.99)

https://shop.diamondselecttoys.com/vacation-reelware-walley-world-pint-glass

National Lampoon’s Vacation Movie Reelware Marty Moose Pint Glass (Item #AUG162557, SRP: $10.99)

https://shop.diamondselecttoys.com/vacation-reelware-marty-moose-pint-glass

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Character Tumblers

A Diamond Select Toys release! Raise a toast to the Pumpkin King with these four tumblers celebrating The Nightmare Before Christmas! Featuring all-new artwork inspired by the film, these fast-food-style glass tumblers also have mini-biographies of each character on the reverse side, and spotlight Jack, Sally, Oogie Boogie and the Mayor, along with some of Halloween Town’s other residents. Recommend hand-wash only. Each glass is individually packaged in a full-color window box.

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Jack Tumbler (Item #OCT162589, SRP: $9.99)

https://diamondselecttoys.com/nightmare-before-christmas-jack-skellington-glass-tumbler

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Mayor Tumbler (Item #OCT162590, SRP: $9.99)

https://diamondselecttoys.com/nightmare-before-christmas-mayor-glass-tumbler

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Sally Tumbler (Item #OCT162591, SRP: $9.99)

https://diamondselecttoys.com/nightmare-before-christmas-sally-glass-tumbler

Nightmare Before Christmas Glass Oogie Boogie Tumbler (Item #OCT162592, SRP: $9.99)

https://diamondselecttoys.com/nightmare-before-christmas-oogie-boogie-glass-tumbler

Peppy Pets Fever On National Puppy Day  – March 23rd

The Next Best Thing to a Real Puppy – Peppy Pets from TPF Toys

 Love is… a new Puppy!  Puppies emit oohs and awes, a je nais se quoiemotion that is nearly universal.  And while so many would love a new puppy, a real life new dog is not always in the cards.  

 

Peppy Pets to the rescue!   Young children and parents alike will love the irresistible personality of these adorable dogs! They are great for training kids how to take care of their pup without the mess by going for walks with Peppy Pups and playing with them so they get all the attention they need! Or a great companion for your other pets!

 

Peppy Pets™ brings to life the authenticity of puppy friendship, complete with a pup that follows its owner everywhere.    The cuddly plush puppy has a spring in its step and when walked by its owner, can run, jump and wag its tail like a real dog.

 Whether for National Puppy Day (March 23rd), or anytime – Peppy Pets are a perfect addition to the family.

 Brimming with personality and no batteries needed, Peppy Pets have ultra soft fur, distinct paw pads and springs in their feet that help these eager Peppy Pups move and prance, just like a real dog.  Peppy Pups bounce, jump and waddle as they go for “walks” with their kid owners, and turn heads as they go. Peppy Pups adore cuddling, snuggles and squeezes, showing characteristics of a real dog that all pet lovers embrace.

 Peppy Pets from TPF Toys is  available at retailers nationwide.   Ideal for children ages 4+, Peppy Pups are available in available in – soft brown, and black and white – and are available at Toys “R” Us nationwide, priced at $19.99.

 

MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC RARITY FASHION RUNWAY Playset

MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC RARITY FASHION RUNWAY Playset

(Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2017)

RARITY loves to create and wear fun fashionable outfits. Fans can dress this 3-inch RARITY pony figure with a twist in the MY LITTLE PONY RARITY FASHION RUNWAY playset! Place RARITY and her outfit on the fashion runway platform and slide the heart-shaped button to dress the pony figure. She twirls as she slides in and out of the outfit! The playset comes with 3 adorable outfits with a clip-and-style feature to dress the RARITY figure by hand or on the playset runway. Add more ponies to the playset with the MY LITTLE PONY RUNWAY FASHIONS sets, each featuring a 3-inch pony figure with 1 fashionable clip-on outfit, hair accessories, and clip-on accessory! Pony figures include FLUTTERSHY, RAINBOW DASH, and PRINCESS TWILIGHT SPARKLE. Each sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

 

• Includes playset, pony figure, and 7 accessories

• Slides 3-inch Rarity pony figure into her fashionable outfits

• Rarity twirls forward and back on the runway

• Comes with 3 fashionable outfits

• Outfits have clip-and-style feature

• Dress pony figure by hand or using fashion runway slider

• Figure scale: 3 inches

• Ages 3 and up

Star Wars Celebration 2017 Exclusives Revealed!

“This R2 unit has a bad motivator, look!”

 

Kotobukiya is excited to announce our 2017 Star Wars Celebration exclusives, which include FOUR unique Droid releases – all first time additions to the ARTFX+ collection! From the new duo 0-0-0 (Triple Zero) and BT-1 to fan favorites R5-D4, R4-M9 & R2-X2 there is something for everyone in this offering. These will be sold exclusively at Kotobukiya booth #3332 during Celebration. And for those not attending this event we have a limited-time pre-order taking place right now on kotous.com.

Southard Freeman Toy Fair Media Room Brand Showcase

I was able to cover this event over the weekend during toyfair and i was given an entire walkthrough of all the toy/merchandise line for Thames and Kosmos, Green Toys, Magformers, Peaceable Kingdom, Odyssey Toys and much more and here are the photos i have taken for it. 






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