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DST On Sale Now: Marvel, Star Trek, Star Wars and Lenore

On Sale This Week from DST: Marvel, Star Trek, Star Wars and Lenore!

January 31, 2013 - It's a big week for Diamond Select Toys! Comic shops and specialty stores will get in a variety of new products from DST this Wednesday, including the latest Marvel Select, Marvel Minimates and Star Trek electronic starship releases! It's the best of all worlds! Check out the full list below!

diamond select toys

diamond select toys

Star Trek Electronic Enterprise B
The long wait is over! The Enterprise B is finally ready to leave drydock! One of the most fan-requested Star Trek ships, the Excelsior-class starship is finally on its way as an electronic ship replica from Diamond Select! Packaged in a "Try Me" window box so customers can test its movie-accurate lights and sounds, the Enterprise B measures 16 inches long and comes with a display stand. SRP: $60.00

Submitted by News on Mon, 2013-02-04 02:02

Factory Entertainment: Game of Thrones Collectibles

Factory Entertainment announces Game of Thrones® collectibles license

Concord, CA – January 30, 2013 -- Factory Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with HBO® (Home Box Office, Inc.) to produce a line of collectibles across several categories from the Emmy® award winning television series Game of Thrones.

Products include:

The first products are currently in development with a planned release starting in the summer of 2013. Initial prototypes will be unveiled in the Factory Entertainment Booth (#4979) at New York Toy Fair in February.

Submitted by News on Fri, 2013-02-01 01:52

Toy Recalls for Week of January 28, 2013


January 31, 2013 - Listed below are the toy (and child-related) recalls from this week; these links go to the official announcements on the Consumer Product Safety Commission web site.

- Triaminic and Theraflu Products Recalled Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

- World Imports Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Violation of Safety Standard

- Kringles Toys and Gifts Recalls High Powered Magnets Due to Ingestion Hazard; Sold Exclusively on

- High Powered Magnet Balls Recalled by SCS Direct Due to Risk of Ingestion; Sold Exclusively on

Submitted by News on Thu, 2013-01-31 17:31

Hasbro Announces Star Wars Black 6-inch Action Figures

luke skywalker action figure

January 30, 2013 - Hasbro has released his update on their new 6-inch Star Wars action figure product line, promising more to come during Toy Fair in a few weeks:

Star Wars fans,

Yesterday, Hasbro's new line of collector-targeted Star Wars figures, Star Wars Black, was announced on, which will include both traditional 3.75-inch action figures and a brand-new scale, 6-inch figures. Hasbro is excited to now share with you its official photography for the first 6-inch Star Wars Black figure, X-Wing Pilot Luke Skywalker.

The official description for the 6-inch line is below:
(Approximate retail price: $19.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available: Fall 2013)

Submitted by News on Wed, 2013-01-30 21:13

Warwick Davis to Host Star Wars Celebration Europe

Warwick Davis to Host Star Wars Celebration Europe

Announcing Celebration Europe Celebrity Host, Warwick Davis!

January 30, 2013 - Fans attending Star Wars Celebration, the official Lucasfilm event for all things Star Wars, will enjoy the talents of an extraordinary Celebrity Host, Warwick Davis.

Davis, who has been well known to Star Wars fans since his career-starting performance as Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi, will preside at the Celebration Stage, the hot spot for the biggest shows of the weekend.

Expect great entertainment. Davis, a veteran Celebration host, is known for having a bit of fun with his guests, and coaxing unexpected exploits and information from them on the stage. The event takes place this July 26-28 in Essen, Germany.

Warwick Davis to Host Star Wars Celebration Europe

Submitted by News on Wed, 2013-01-30 21:05

TF Masterpiece, FansProject, Omega Supreme, Hot Toys Iron Man 3, Import Exclusives, Marvel Universe/Legends at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

January 30, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer has several items of interest to collectors:


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.


Submitted by News on Wed, 2013-01-30 20:50

Warner Bros. Toy Fair Licensing Summary

Warner Bros. Consumer Products Zooms into Toy Fair Season with the Debut of its Worldwide Toy Program Supporting this Summer's Highly Anticipated Film Man Of Steel

Vast Portfolio of Theatrical, Television, Animation and Super Hero Fare to be Showcased

Burbank, Calif. – January 30, 2013 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) zooms into this year's exciting Toy Fair season with a roster of global licensees ready to support the Studio's portfolio, led by this summer's tentpole film release Man of Steel, which will be supported by DC Comics master toy licensee Mattel, as well as many other toy partners. With an impressive lineup driven by powerhouse properties that stretch from DC Comics Super Heroes and The Hobbit Trilogy to The Big Bang Theory and Looney Tunes, WBCP and its renowned licensees are rolling out new toys and collectibles that will reach fans of all ages.

Submitted by News on Wed, 2013-01-30 20:08

Alexander Doll Company Toy Fair Preview


New York City -- January 30, 2013: The Alexander Doll Company is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a stunning collection of commemorative dolls, new licenses including Dylan's Candy Bar® and a collection of whimsical washable dolls. The entire collection will debut at the International Toy Fair in February 10-13, 2013 at the Javits Center in New York City.

Submitted by News on Wed, 2013-01-30 19:41

Fansproject Function X-02 and X-03 at Big Bad Toy Store

Big Bad Toy Store

January 30, 2013 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer has several items of interest to collectors:

Brand New FansProject - Now Available to preorder at $68.99 each:

Function X-02 - Quadruple U

Function X-03 - Smart Robin

Function X-01 - Code (limited stock remaining)

Submitted by News on Wed, 2013-01-30 19:32

Dave Webb x outsmART originals: DECORUM T-Shirt Release

 DECORUM T-Shirt Release

Dave Webb x outsmART originals: DECORUM T-Shirt Release

January 2013 - DECORUM by Dave Webb

Known for his incredibly detailed and sometimes strange custom art toys, Dave Webb has also created some amazing 2D art as well. Decorum, taken from an original design from 2007 is now being released as a discharged printed t-shirt for that classic vintage feel and look for comfort and fit. Shipping in mid-February – this tee will be available for both men and women in sizes up to 5XL.

And as a bonus (a tradition with outsmART originals) – with every preorder made – customers will be automatically entered for a chance to win an original custom 4" Munny from the artist! This original will be made exclusively for this giveaway and will surely make one lucky customer the envy of all.

So reserve yours today at our online store at or head over to

Submitted by News on Tue, 2013-01-29 23:07


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