BBTS Newsletter 7/22/2008
Allspark sponsor Big Bad Toy Store has sent out its latest newsletter. It looks like they've gotten in the July 17th Takara Tomy releases, and they have new pre-orders as well!
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Hi - Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a ton
of exciting new preorders as well as some cool new arrivals.
CLONE WARS - JULY 26TH
Our complete selection of Clone Wars figures, vehicles, and gear will be
going live friday night at midnight for the July 26th on-shelf date! We
will have a good chunk of Clone Wars items in stock at that point
(including the awesome AT-TE!) and preorders will be available for
everything else due to arrive throughout the next few months!
ULTIMATE QUARTER SCALE DARTH MAUL FIGURE
The first figure in Diamond's new line of quarter scale Star Wars
characters, this 19" Darth Maul figure has a multi-layered cloth costume
and has 25 points of articulation to be posed in any style you'd like.
With voice and sound effects topping the package off, these are sure to be
a great seller. Put your pre-order in today, at only $64.99!
THE CLONE WARS JEDI ARTFX+ FIGURE SET WITH BUILD-A-FIGURE YODA
This new set of Kotobukiya ArtFX+ figures includes Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin
Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano. Each kit comes with part of the Yoda BAF, so
with the set you get all four figures without having to worry about
collecting pieces. This set should ship this holiday season, so get a leg
up on the new Clone Wars story and pre-order yours today!
METROID PRIME 2 - SAMUS IN PHAZON SUIT STATUE
The final piece in First4Figures' Metroid Trilogy, this statue has Samus
in the Phazon Suit, gained from defeating the Omega Pirate. The suit is a
sleek black design, and the statue is cast with translucent pieces and
LEDs throughout that fade out with a switch, with a mirrored base to
complete the design. This Samus statue is releasing in December, and
we've got it for $189.99, which is $35 less than MSRP!
NECA SDCC 2008 EXCLUSIVES: TMNT, GoW, CONAN, AVPR
Let our buyers at SDCC do the legwork on four great new exclusives. We've
just listed the Predator Mid-Cloak, TMNT Mousers, Bronze Conan, and Gears
of War Anthony Carmine figures. Neca has done a great job with the
figures as usual - check them all out here:
We've listed dozens of new anime figures from properties like: Queen's
Blade, Patlabor, Linebarrels of Iron, To Heart, Melancholy, Shuffle,
Magical Girl, Death Note, Monster Princess, Sexy Magical Girl, Oneechan
Bara, Ikki Tousen, Chaos Gate and many more. Check out the list of our
100 most recent preorders - they are all listed here along with many
other items recently listed:
HALO 3 RED SPARTAN ARTFX STATUE
Another of Kotobukiya's ArtFX statue releases, this piece is a wonderfully
detailed version of the Red Spartan from Halo 3. The piece measures a
foot tall with the base, and will look great alongside the other Halo
Statues of 12" figures.
BSG RAZOR RAIDER STATUE
From the new Razor prequel comes this redesigned Cylon Raider statue.
Measuring eight inches across, this retro-styled Raider is limited to 2007
pieces and includes a hand-numbered base and Certificate of Authenticity.
We have this one listed $30 below MSRP at $119.99
Square Enix brings us three new Kingdom Hearts figures - Mickey, Riju,
and Sora. Each of these are priced at $24.99
STAR TREK III COMMANDER KRUGE & MALTZ TWO-PACK
This Klingon two-pack comes from Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
Commander Kruge and his soldier Maltzmade life difficult for the crew of
the Enterprise, and now they can be your problem! The two-pack will come
with a variety of Klingon accessories, as well as a Klingon Beast! At
only $24.99, this pack would make a great holiday gift for any Star Trek
FINAL FANTASY XI - SHADOW LORD STATUE
This cool new statue stands 9.5" tall and is priced at $214.99. Another
great release from Square Enix - take a look here:
CREATOR'S LABO - CHAOS GATE IGNIS
The Creator's Labo line has always been impressive, but this new release
is probably one of the cooler statues they have produced so far. This
statue features a ton of action and movement, and Ignis is pretty easy on
the eyes as well. Preorders have been listed at only $79.99
JLA CLASSIFIED CLASSIC SERIES 1
This wave collects together four favorite figures from the Ed
McGuinness-influenced JLA Classified line. Included here are Superman,
Batman, Wonder Woman and the Flash, so if you missed any of these along
the way, this is a great way of filling the holes in your collection!
WRATH OF KHAN ELECTRONIC PHASER PISTOL
Another Diamond Star Trek piece, this electronic phaser from Star Trek II:
The Wrath of Khan has voices and sounds just like in the movie, plus the
Type 1 Phaser piece is removable for individual use - only $24.99.
MARVEL MINIMATES SECRET INVASION BOX SET
We've got a pre-order listed for a new Minimates box set commemorating the
Secret Invasion storyline currently running in Marvel comics, but
unfortunately we can't tell you exactly who's in it. It might be big
players like Elektra and Spider-Woman, or maybe yet another Iron Man or
Wolverine - with Skrulls, who could tell? You'll want to get your
pre-order in quick, though - just like the Invasion, this box set won't
BATMAN BLACK & WHITE - JIM LEE JOKER STATUE
The first announced piece in the Batman Black & White line to feature a
character that is NOT Batman, this Jim Lee-influenced piece shows the
laughing man beckoning while his BANG! gun droops lazily to the floor from
his right hand. This piece is listing at $62.99, which is a $13.00
savings, so get your order in now.
MARVEL SELECT CAPTAIN MARVEL FIGURE
The latest release in the Marvel Select figure line is Captain Marvel, the
former Kree hero. He's currently all wrapped up in the Secret Invasion
hubbub where he's apparently not himself but a hypnotized Skrull, but this
figure goes back to his classic look, before his death from cancer in the
groundbreaking Graphic Novel.
TF MOVIE OPTIMUS PRIME ELECTRONIC BUST
The second in Popbox's line of electronic TF busts, this one is of Optimus
Prime himself, leader of the Autobots. Standing almost a foot tall, this
incredibly detailed piece is made of plastic and die-cast parts, and has
light-up eyes and a voice recorder for your favorite scenes.
CLASSIC DOCTOR WHO SET OF 8, SINGLES
We've got pre-orders up for the newest line of Doctor Who figures -
Classic Doctor Who! The first wave includes the fourth, fifth and sixth
Doctors, as well as a variety of adversaries like the Sea Devil and the
Zygon. Get the set of 8 and put together the bonus K1 Giant Robot
build-a-figure with the included pieces, or just pick up single figures as
HELLBOY 2 - BIG BABY 1/4 SCALE REPLICA
For those who love the Hellboy movies but have a little less room for
memoribilia, Sideshow is recreating their Big Baby replica in a smaller
1/4 scale. This recreation will have all of the detail of the larger
piece, just at a more manageable size & price - only $59.99
HELLBOY 2 - ANGEL OF DEATH LIFE SIZED BUST
The ruler of the dead realm of Bethmora can now be yours with this
life-sized bust of the Angel of Death himself. A mystical opponent of
Hellboy in the Hellboy II movie, this detailed scary piece is sure to be a
centerpiece in your Hellboy collection. He's shipping in the fourth
quarter, and is priced at $569.99, $30 off the MSRP.
COOL GIRL - 1/6 SCALE CASSHERN & YATTERMAN DORONJO FIGURES
Two new Cool Girl releases from Takara, these two ladies from the East are
bound to be a hit with fans. First up is Casshern in her speedsuit,
complete with helmet and weapon. The other is Doronjo from Yatterman, and
she comes with a variety of skull-equipped accessories.
12" MAZINGER FULL ACTION FIGURE
Another new listing from High Dream, this 12" Mazinger Z figure has 21
points of articulation, and comes with a variety of add-ons like alternate
hands and the Iron Cutter. This is a don't-miss figure for any fans of
the classic Mazinger / Tranzor Z cartoon; at only 79.99, he's a great
IRON MAN KOTOBUKIYA FINE ART BUST
The first of two new Koto movie bust listings, this one is of Tony Stark,
the invincible Iron Man, from the recent movie. This 9" bust shows Iron
Man with repulsor blasts at the ready, with a base incorporation the Iron
Man logo, as well as the Marvel logo. This piece should be shipping in
time for the holidays, at only $69.99!
INCREDIBLE HULK FINE ART BUST
The other new Kotobukiya fine art bust is from the Hulk movie. This piece
has the Incredibly Hulk turned to the side, posing with a gigantic arm to
show his strength. Like the Iron Man bust, this one has the Hulk movie
logo, as well as the Marvel one. He's also $69.99, so order yours today!
DOCTOR WHO - SONTARAN STRATEGY GIFT SET
This new Gift Set includes the first figure of the Doctor's new travelling
companion Donna Noble, and pits her against a trio of Sontarans. We've
got the General, a Commander and a Grunt, each with weapon and two with
removable helmets. Pick up this set for only $39.99 today!
WOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE 2 SHAZAM MARY MARVEL BUST
Continuing this great line of busts of the ladies of DC, this newest
announcement is Mary Marvel,
in her white and gold Marvel Family costume. A junior partner of Shazam,
Mary recently had some mood swings after losing her powers in Countdown;
hopefully she'll be able to return to her good side and wear this costume
of a more innocent time again.
CATWOMAN 1:2 SCALE BUST
The next DC character to get a 1:2 scale bust is Catwoman, shady jewel
thief and part-time Bat-partner. This classic villainess is in her black
leather/vinyl outfit here, complete with large green goggles. This great
piece should ship early next year, and at only $234.99 (a $65.00
savings!), you'll want to get your order in now!
NEW WATCHMEN ITEMS
We've listed a number of new Watchmen items from the upcoming movie, still
almost a year off! New busts include modern versions of Nite Owl and Silk
Spectre, plus we've got a Rorschach 1/6 scale figure listed. If replicas
are your thing, we've got three new items for you: the Comedian's guns &
dog tags, a scaled replica of the Owl Ship, and Rorschach's mask and gun
set. Take a look and see what you'd like!
"SMILE TIME" ANGEL 1:1 44" PUPPET REPLICA
From one of the most popular and critically-acclaimed episodes of the
"Angel" series comes this replica of Angel, after he'd tripped a curse and
became stuck in puppet form. This 44" replica is life-sized, and is
dressed just like the full-sized vampire we all know and love. This piece
is listed at $249.99 - which is $75 off MSRP.
INDIANA JONES FERTILITY IDOL REPLICA BANK
This replica of the golden Idol from "Raiders of the Lost Ark" is not just
a beautiful momneto of the classic film, but also doubles as a bank for
saving change! We've got this nifty piece listed at only $16.99, so pick
up one for yourself, or it would also make a great gift.
GI JOE 25TH ANNIVERSARY 12" FIGURES
The next wave of 12" figures has been announced by Hasbro. The new wave
will include holdover Storm Shadow, plus new figures Duke, Beachhead and
Cobra Commander. Pick up singles or the case of six, which includes an
extra each of Duke and Cobra Commander.
TF ENCORE 10 - MINIBOTS
This boxed set has just arrived, and is a great way to get a bunch of
these cute bots all at once! This box includes Bumblebee with his new,
anime-look face, as well as Outback, Tailgate, Swerve and Pipes;
collectors won't want to miss this one - in stock now at $34.99.
AVP REQUIEM SERIES 3
We just received a big shipment of AvP Requiem Series 3 figures, and
they're ready to ship. This assortment includes the Stealth Predator, as
well as The unmasked Open Mouth Predator. Pick the figures up singly, or
opt for the set!
STAR WARS KUBRICKS SERIES 9
We've also received our shipment of the Series 9 Star Wars Kubricks.
We've got these available in boxes of 12 or cases of 48, and the chase
figure (or figures) is (are) to be includes in the Case. This assortment
includes clone troopers, Jango Fett, Qui-Gon Jinn, Count Dooku, Yoda and
Anakin Skywalker, so grab yours while they last!
BATMAN TDK STEALTH LAUNCH BATMOBILE
Straight from the new Batman: The Dark Knight movie comes this 1:18 scale
Bat-Tumbler. This vehicle not only includes a Batman figure, but it also
fires missiles and comes with a Bat-Pod emergency vehicle. This set is a
great way to pick up both vehicles in one package, and have your own
TF HENKEI CLASSICS - JETFIRE, RAMJET
The two newest Henkei classics have arrived, and they're ready to ship
out. Both Jetfire and Ramjet have chromed pieces and paint changes from
the American version to more accurately reflect the G1 cartoon designs.
In stock now at $39.99 and $24.99 respectively.
WITCHBLADE MASANE AMAHA STATUE
From the anime version of the Witchblade series comes this statue of
Masane Amahe. Standing 8" tall, this staue shows Masane all
Witchbladed-up, with an artistic body covering in all the right places.
At only $44.99, you'll want to pick one up today!
NFL LEGENDS 4
Our shipment of McFarlane's NFL SPortspicks - Legends 4 has arrived. This
series includes classic players like Fran Tarkenton, Howie Long, Jack
Lambert, Joe Montana, John Riggins and Warren Moon, all done with
McFarlane's attention to detail and style - only $10.99 each
TF CLASSICS SOUNDWAVE
Another shipment of this great figure, we've got plenty of stock now for
anyone that missed this figure on previous go-rounds. Soundwave comes
packaged with Laserbeak and Ravage, so you can re-create scenes from the
classic cartoon, or just not have to hunt down two tapes! Available now
TF MOVIE BLADES & CUBES
These TF accessories have finally arrived. We've got Optimus' sword in
classic orange, Nightwatch blue, or a black one for Brawl!) and we've also
got the Allspark cube, in three varieties. Pick up your favorite singles,
or save time & $10 and pick up the set of six!
Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com and be sure to check
out some of the many new items mentioned above. Be on the lookout for
even more new stuff after Comic-Con is done!
Joel & The BBTS Crew
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