New BigBadToyStore Newsletter
BigBadToyStore sent out a newsletter email Monday afternoon, chock-full of the usual new plasticy goodness. As always, Tranformers items are below, other items are after the "Read More" link!
STAR WARS PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE PIRATE VERSION TIE FIGHTER
Diamond and Hasbro have also come up with a unique repaint of the classic TIE Fighter. Taken from a storyline in the Star Wars comics, this ship is one of a group that were commandeered from a group of mutineers and some Rebel pilots. The ship comes with a special rebel paintjob and a Hobbie Klivian pilot figure. This exclusive is $5 under MSRP at $54.99
STAR WARS PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE MIGHTY MUGGS SET
Diamond and Hasbro have announced an exciting new set of Mighty Muggs figures, and we've got them up for pre-order right now. This two-pack consists of Admiral Ackbar from the Republic, and a Shadow Trooper from the dark side. Preorder price is set $5 under MSRP at $34.99
1/6 SCALE HULK FINE ART STATUE
Kotobukiya in Japan is producing this 14" collectible statue from the upcoming Hulk movie. The statue has the Hulk lifting the crushed remains of a car into the air, presumably from a battle with his enemy the Abomination. This item is priced $30 under MSRP at $149.99
TRANSFORMERS JETFIRE BUST: Diamond rolls out the next cool bust in their expanding series of characters. Jetfire is up for preorder at $49.99 – $10 under MSRP.
1/6 SCALE SUPERGIRL
Continuing DC Direct's line of 1/6 scale figures, the newest offering is Supergirl, Superman's cousin Kara Zor-El. Wearing her classic costume, this superheroine is all ready to go and is accompanied by Streaky the cat. Supergirl is priced $15 under MSRP at $74.99
GENTLE GIANT – HELLBOY MAQUETTES: The Tooth Fairy and Angle of Death maquettes have just been listed at $149.99 and $259.99 respectively. The Angle of Death stands at a stunning 32" tall.
"INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE" ARTFX STATUE
The third in a new line by Kotobukiya, this statue from the third Indiana Jones movie is like a collage of memories from the movie. Indy himself is front and center, with the Grail Knight and Dr. Jones both making appearances. The grail, a german tank, and other images are also represented in this great piece – priced at $104.99.
NECA – THE DARK CRYSTAL CHAMBERLAIN FIGURE
It seems that the excitement surrounding the new Dark Crystal movie is making the rounds, and NECA is helping out by introducing this great new Cult Classics figure. This 7" Chamberlain figure is a great representation of the vulture-like Skeksis who would do anything to get ahead.Fans of "The Dark Crystal" won't want to miss this figure – $14.99
WATCHMEN MOVIE – FIGURES & BUSTS
New figures and busts have been announced for the upcoming Watchmen Movie. We've got new listings for busts of Dr. Manhattan and the Comedian, a 1/6 scale figure of the Comedian, and wave 2 of the 6" figures, which includes classic versions of Nite Owl and Silk Spectre, as well as the comedian and Dr. Manhattan.
HELLBOY PREMIUM FORMAT FIGURE
From the upcoming Hellboy II: The Golden Army movie comes this new 22" tall Premium Format figure. The figure is sculpted in the likeness of Ron Perlman and shows Hellboy in trenchcoat, crouched with the Samaritan in his left hand.
BACK TO THE FUTURE – OUTATIME LICENSE PLATE
Recreating the legendary DeLorean DMC-12's famous tags, this full-size replica features window-box packaging perfect for display or wall mounting. Listed now at $28.99
30 DAYS OF NIGHT – SKULL REPLICAS
A set of mini skulls as well as a large female vampire skull are now available from Gentle Giant.
STAR TREK PHASER & COMMUNICATOR 2-PACK
Back by popular demand are two of the most iconic and recognizable pieces from the classic Star Trek line – the multi-purpose Phaser and the always handy Communicator! Packaged in this deluxe window box, each replica features working lights and sound effects taken from the original Star Trek series. Preorder the set at $39.99
NEW GODS SERIES 2 SET OF 4
In honor of Jack Kirby's Fourth World, DC Direct brings us a second wave of figures from the classic comics. This new wave includes Superman himself (a friend and common guest of the New Gods) as well as Metron and Big Barda from the New Gods, and Darkseid's son Kalibak – priced at $54.99
SWEENEY TODD – RAH, KUBRICKS
Medicom is creating some new figures from the recent "Sweeny Todd" movie by Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. First, a Real Action Hero – Medicom's 1/6 scale line of action figures – of Sweeney Todd himself is coming, as well as a kubrick two-pack with a Sweeney Todd Kubrick and a Bearbrick emblazoned with the logo from the movie.
KISS BEARBRICK SET
Another new Bearbrick listing from Medicom, this time we've got the four members of Kiss, done here in their classic full makeup. This is your chance to pick up all four of these classic rockers – the Demon, the Spaceman, the Fox and the Space Ace at $44.99.
BATMAN: TDK BATTLE STATIONS PLAYSET
The other new "Batman: The Dark Knight" pre-order is the Battle Stations playset. Initially appearing as a rolling Batmobile, this toy can be transformed into four different playsets, and comes with 4" figures of Batman and Joker to play with.
YAMATO'S DANGUARD A
Danguard A from "Planet Robo Danguard Ace" is the first in a new GN-U line of higher-end robot toys. Originally aired in the U.S. in the seventies as part of Force Five, Danguard Ace was also part of the Shogun Warriors robot and comic line. Now you'll be able to relive your chuildhood joy with this classic robot given new life.
SPEED RACER 12" RAH FIGURES
Medicom's Real Action Heroes line gets two new entries this summer courtesy of the new "Speed Racer" flick. Both Speed and the mysterious Racer X get the 1/6 scale treatment here, and each will come with accessories appropriate to the figure. Priced at $139.99 each.
Nogisaka Haruka no Himitsu, or Haruka Nogisaka's Secret, is a Japanese light novel. This 1/8 scale pvc figure of Haruka shows her in a kneeling position, dressed in a white bikini.
TF ANIMATED ACTIVATORS WAVE 3
The newest announced wave of Activators is to include Optimus Prime, Lockdown and Ratchet, joined by newcomers Patrol Bumblebee and Thundercracker. We don't have any pics of the two new figures, but these figures appear to be cartoon-accurate toys with easier transformations.
NECA GEAR AND ACCESSORIES
NECA is releasing a number of new accessories for its movie and video game licenses. There are baseball caps from "The Exorcist," "Halloween," "Pulp Fiction," and a couple of Shaw Brothers movies, as well as all manner of wristbands, pins, stickers, caps and hats, dog tags, necklaces and more from Gears of War, Assassin's Creed, Resident Evil and Ninja Gaiden.
MASTER CHIEF WACKY WOBBLER
Funko is producing a new line of Wacky Wobblers just for Halo fans, and the first wide-release wobbler is Master Chief himself. Don't miss the hero himself, clad in his classic green armor, because this figure is bound to be popular at only $9.99 each.
"WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE" WACKY WOBBLERS
Maurice Sendak's classic children's book is coming to the big screen someday soon, but Funko's got their line of Wacky Wobblers out for pre-order now! Choose from Max, Emil, Bernard or Moishe, or pick up all four, if you'd like.
The Interactive R2-D2 Robot stands 15” tall. He walks, talks, responds to commands, and just arrived today – in stock now at $139.99.
DC DIRECT 1/6 SCALE BATMAN, JOKER
These great new figures from the upcoming "Batman: The Dark Knight" movies arrived a little early, so you'll be able to get them before the movie! Like the previous DC Direct 1/6 scale figures, these ones have beautiful cloth costumes and additional accessories such as extra hands and weapons. At the low price of $74.99 each, you'll want to make sure to get yours before they're gone!
CULT CLASSICS 7" ALIEN
This 7" scale Alien from the classic sci-fi horror movie stands 9" tall and has over 20 points of articulation, including his whip-like tail. This monster has haunted the nightmares of fans for three decades, and now it can haunt your collection as well.
HAMMER OF GHOLL, OTHER 4H EXCLUSIVES
We've just received our shipment of Diamond's Fantastic Exclusive 2007, the Hammer of Gholl. He's a grey asiatic elephant, and he carries red and silver wepaonry in his service under Ramathorr. Also in stock are our own Helm of Xaanm warthog, the Gauntlet of Vaskkh rhino, and the two mutant villains, Ggruxx and Ssejjhhorr.
WAR WITHIN PRIME & MEGATRON TITANIUM TWO-PACK
This two-pack of Titanium figures not only includes Optimus Prime and Megatron from the comic miniseries "The War Within," but it also includes a copy of issue #5 of the title, with a new cover by fan favorite Don Figueroa. If you missed out on one or both of these figures the first time around, now is your chance to pick them up.
DARK HORSE HELLBOY PVC THREE-PACK
Hellboy is a popular fellow nowadays – not only does he have a movie coming up, as well as live-action and animated movies under his belt, but the Hellboy and BPRD comics are getting their share of the action, too. This trio of PVC figures comes from the original artwork of creator Mike Mignola, and includes the big guy himself, joined by his friend Abe Sapien and pulp hero Lobster Johnson.
STAR TREK 40th ANNIVESARY BLACK STANDARD PHASER In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum have created this replica of the classic phaser used on the show. This piece has lights and sounds faithful to the original, and even has adjustable power settings. At only $24.99, every Star Trek fan will want one!
DC MINIMATES WAVE 8
It appears that this wave of minimates will be DC's last for the forseeable future, but at least they went out on a good note. This wave includes Green Lantern Administrator Salaak alongside former GL Sinestro, Raven and Cyborg from the Titans, the new Question (Renee Montoya) and Batwoman (Kathy Kane), and from the Elseworlds title Red Son, Superman and Wonder Woman. We also have limited quantities of each pack listed singly.
Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com and be sure to check out some of the many new items listed above.
Joel & The BBTS Crew