BBTS Newsletter 12/30
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Hi – Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/ about a wide variety of new arrivals, and more new preorders:
MOVIE MASTERPIECE PREDATOR, DUTCH, BILLY FIGURES
Hot Toys has announced three new Movie Masterpiece figures from "Predator." The eponymous alien warrior is available, as are human opponents Dutch and Billy. These figures will have all of the articulation and accessories that we are used to seeing from the Movie Masterpiece line, and we've got Dutch and the Predator listed at $199.99, with Billy priced at $179.99. We are attempting to get a lower supplier price on these, and if successful we will lower the price no these figures. Check out the pics and listings here.
ENCORE #15 – CASSETTE SET
The newest Encore set from Takara focuses on the cassettes and will include Laserbeak and Ravage for the Decepticons, and Eject and Rewind for the Autobots. This set is priced at $47.99 for all four, and is a great way to catch up on some of the pieces you may have missed for your collection.
MARVEL MIGHTY MUGGS WAVE 6
Hasbro has announced their newest wave of Marvel Mighty Muggs. This X-Men-centric assortment includes a dressed-down Wolverine in his Logan persona, along with Sabretooth, Cuclops and Jean grey. Each of these is listed singly at $12.99, or you can pre-order the case of four for $49.99. Take a look at the new figures here.
MARVEL UNIVERSE 3.75" SERIES 2
We've also listed the next assortment of Marvel Universe 3.75" figures. New figures for wave 2 include Ultimates Captain America, the Hulk (as well as variant Grey Hulk), Ronin (Clint Barton), the Green Goblin and Iron Fist. You can pick these up as part of one of wave 2's case assortments of 12 for $99.99, or you can opt for the set of six new figures, priced at 69.99, or you can mix and match your favorites, priced at $11.99 each ($14.99 for Grey Hulk). Take a look at the new figures and cases here.
NEW HENKEI CLASSICS RELEASES
A number of new Henkei Classics have been announced. In March we get two sets of Minibots – the Spy team (comprised of Wheelie, Warpath and Cosmos) and the Attack team (including Bumblebee, Cliffjumper and Brawn), each set priced at $28.99. Following in April are (Red) Alert and Smokescreen, and each one is priced at $28.99 as well. Check them out here.
1/6 SCALE MR. BEAN
One of Britain's comedic icons is finally getting an action figure of his own. Mr. Bean (a.k.a. comedic genius Rowan Atkinson) will be arriving as a 1/6 scale figure this summer, with his luggage and teddy bear in tow. This great new figure is priced at $249.99, and you can check out the pics here.
MOVIE MASTERPIECE GENERAL URSUS, GORILLA SOLDIER
Hot Toys is also producing 1/6 scale figures from "Planet of the Apes." General Ursus will measure about 13" tall, and include accessories like a removable helmet, a rifle with removable magazine, and interchangeable hands. His underling, the Gorilla Soldier, will be about 12" tall, and have accessories like a mancatcher, a backpack, and a rifle with strap and removable magazine. Each figure is priced at $169.99; check these two out here.
TRIAD TOYS GUNN 4 HIRE FIGURES & SETS
These new figures from one of our newest manufacturers follow in the popular spy vein. These 12" highly articulated figures include female assassins and spies matched against men in suits, and each character comes with one or more weapons and multiple individual costume pieces. These figures are priced at $59.99 – $69.99 each, with an add-on accessory set priced at $34.99, and a Deluxe Character set priced at $89.99. Check out all of these new figures' pictures and details here.
TRIAD TOYS TERNION WARS FIGURES & SETS
Ternion Wars is another line of figures from Triad Toys, this time swapping the guns and sunglasses of the spies for the swords and armor of an ancient Sword School clan. Like the Gunn 4 Hire figures, these start with well-articulated base bodies, and add weapons, costume pieces and more to make great new figures. These figures are priced at $94.99 each, with a Deluxe Character set (including a new hand-painted head) priced at $119.99. You can check out these new figures here.
TRIAD TOYS BASE BODIES
The last of our new Triad Toys items are the new Evolution/Evalution base bodies. These new (almost-) anatomically correct bodies come with multiple chests (2 for the male, 3 for the female), magnetized feet and alternate hands, and boast more than 35 points of articulation each. These new bodies are priced at $39.99 each, and you can check them out here.
SKY DOLL NOA STATUE
The new 8.5" Noa statue from Attakus is based on the character from the European comic, which is now being published in the U.S. by Marvel Comics. This piece has Noa perched atop a television with her dog by her side, and is limited to 999 pieces. She's priced at $369.99 ($30 below MSRP), and you can take a look at her here.
LIGHTHOUSE SHOWROOM STATUES
Our first listings from Lighthouse Showroom are 1/8 scale statues of two of mythology's most familiar names. The Greek hero Achilles stands proud in his armor, shield and short sword in hand, while Thor raises his enormous hammer triumphantly to the heavens. These new pieces are priced at $154.99 each, and would make great gifts for mythology buffs, as well as adding to your own collection.
BPRD BUDDIES SET OF 4 TWO-PACKS
This new assortment follows in the footsteps of Star Wars Galactic Heroes and Marvel's Superhero Squad, treating the Hellboy characters to a new cute form. This first wave includes eight figures, with a few different versions of Hellboy alongside Abe Sapien, Prince Nuada, Johan, Wink and a Golden Army Soldier. The set of eight figures is listed for $31.99, and you can take a look at the pics here.
SHADOW COMMANDER TRAILER SET
This add-on set is a must for almost any Transformer fan. Cast in black plastic with aqua and silver highlights, this set will turn your Nemesis Prime into an unstoppable juggernaut, wielding a translucent pink sword and sporting an all-new head sculpt. If you liked the City Commander set for Ultra Magnus, you won't want to miss this one, priced at $89.99; if you don't have a Nemesis Prime, you can pick up the SDCC 2008 exclusive Nemesis Prime along with the Shadow Commander Trailer Set for the special price of $129.99 – take a look at them here – This set is scheduled to arrive later today, but due to a trucking error, it may be delayed until Wednesday.
GI JOE WAVE 13 REVISION 1 INTERNET EXCLUSIVE CASE
This new assortment includes old favorites done anew, like Firefly in a blue outfit, Dreadnok Torch, a Python Patrol Crimson Guardsman and Blowtorch, along with new figures Resolute Duke, Resolute Cobra Commander and a pair of Resolute Cobra Troopers. This great new case is priced at $59.99; we've also got many of these figures listed singly, priced at $8.99 – $11.99 each.
FANTASY FIGURE GALLERY AKIRA STATUE
The first in Yamato's new line of Fantasy Figure Gallery statues, the silent and dangerous beauty known as Akira has made her appearance. Standing over 10" tall (15" with weapon and base), Akira is constructed of over 100 individual pieces and over 400 paint applications, making her a quality piece that any collector would love to own. Take a look at this dangerous lady here, priced at just $89.99 ($10 below MSRP).
SHADOW CHRONICLES MOVIE EDITION MASTERPIECE MAIA'S SHADOW FIGHTER
This new Masterpiece Shadow Alpha Fighter comes from the new Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles animation. Piloted by Maia Sterling, the VFA-6ZX is fully transformable into all three modes, consists of die-cast and plastic, and even has rubber tires on the retractable landing gear. The Shadow Fighter is priced at $79.99; check it out here.
ENCORE HOIST & TRAILBREAKER
The newest releases from Takara's Encore line are Trailbreaker and Hoist. These two are almost identical to the original releases, only shiny and new! These releases are a great way to fill holes in your original collection, or start a brand new one. They're priced at $34.99 each, and you can find them and many other Encore releases here.
NINJA GAIDEN RYU
Ryu Hayabusa, the hero of the Ninja Gaiden video game series, is now available as an action figure, thanks to NECA. This new 7" figure includes the Dragon Sword, a pair of oversized tonfas and some throwing daggers, and he's priced at $14.99. You can check him out and place your order for this new figure here.
GI JOE MIGHTY MUGGS SERIES 1
The first wave of GI Joe Mighty Muggs has arrived at our warehouse. It includes Duke, Snake Eyes, Storm Shadow and Cobra Commander, and we have the set of 4 priced at $46.99. We also have singles available of Duke and Cobra Commander, priced at $12.99 each. We've also got pre-orders remaining for the next shipment of Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow, priced at $23.99 for the pair. You can place your order for the pair, set or singles here.
SOC GX-44 NEW TETSUJIN-28
The second robot in our SOC shipment is the new version of Tetsujin-28. An upgraded version of the original, this new bot is more streamlined than the chunky original, and comes with accessories like driver PVCs and a controller setup. This new version is listed at $74.99, and you can check out his pics here.
SOC GX-44S NEW TETSUJIN-28 & NEW BLACK OX
The third of our SOC shipment items, this set includes the New Tetsujin-28 figure along with all of his accessories, plus a New version of his enemy, Black Ox. This set is a great way to grab both of these sleek new versions of the classic robots, and it is priced at $129.99 for the pair. Take a look at the new pics and place your order here.
SAINT SEIYA GOD CLOTH PEGASUS
This Hong Kong/Asian release of God Cloth Pegasus is packaged in the book-style of box, and includes a number of new parts, like the alternate hair so that he can be displayed with or without 'crown.' This set is done with a beautiful silver metallizing over most of the parts, with gold detailing. We've got this one priced at $67.99, and you can take a look at the pics and info here.
TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE ULTRA PREDACON BRUTICUS
Hasbro's newest Ultra Transformer is Predacon Bruticus. This redeco of Cybertron Scourge is done in magnificently bright colors like red, gold, orange and purple, equal parts regal and monstrous. We've got him priced at $29.99, and you can take a look at him here.
NECA has also released the new Bionic Commando figure. Based on the upcoming sequel to the 1980's NES game, Nathan "Rad" Spencer's figure includes a grapple hand on a 12" cord, so you can display the figure and act out scenes from the game and more. This figure is priced at $14.99, and you can check him out here.
BRAVE GOHKIN 19 BALDIOS
The 19th release in the Brave Gohkin line is super robot Baldios. This new version separates into his component ships, and includes a number of weapons and accessories, and many vac-metallized gold and silver parts. This new Gohkin is priced at $189.99, and you can check him out here.
DC UNIVERSE CLASSICS SERIES 4 ASSORTMENT "L" CASE
This assortment of the popular DC Universe Classics line includes two Wonder Woman figures, and one each of Captain Atom (or variant), Artemis, Cyborg and Ares, each figure coming with a piece of the Despero Build-A-Figure. This assortment does not include the Batman Beyond figure, which does contain one of the parts for Despero and as such, this case will not enable you to complete the Despero figure, but does contain two of the most popular figure in the wave. This case is listed at $69.99, and you can check out the assortment here.
DC UNIVERSE INFINITE HEROES THREE-PACKS WAVE 4 ASSORTMENT G
This new case pack includes two sets each of Lex Luthor with Luthor Troopers and Hal Jordan/Black Canary/Green Arrow, and one set each of Hawkman with Thanagarian Soldiers and Wonder Girl/Superman/Supergirl. Catch up on these figures with these great three-packs, priced at $74.99
for the case – take a look at the assortment here.
Hasbro's latest Littlest Pet Shop 10-pack includes 10 animals (including two new ones), along with all kinds of accessories for them to enjoy. The frog, the penguin, the deer, the iguana and the fish are just some of the figures in this set, which is priced at just $19.99 for all ten. Take a look at the assortment and place your order here.
TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED ULTRA MAGNUS RESTOCK
We've received more of the Leader Class Ultra Magnus figure from the new Transformers Animated series. This large figure transforms from an impressive robot into a large missile truck, brimming with weapons. If you had missed out on Ultra Magnus previously n his original cartoon colors, now is your chance to pick him up – he's priced at $47.99, and ready to go. You can take a look at him here.
MARVEL LEGENDS 2-PACK WAVE 1.5 CASE
This new case assortment includes returning sets Wolverine & Forge, Mr. Fantastic & the Thing, and Nick Fury & Captain America, and adds the Skrull version of Elektra, alongside a recolored Ronin. This case is priced at $89.99, and you can take a look at the pics here.
GALACTIC HEROES CINEMA SCENES WAVE 3 REVISION 1 CASE
This new assortment of Star Wars includes Escape From Mos Eisley, with Luke, Han, Chewie, two Sandtroopers and a Dewback, and Geonosis Battle, with Anakin, Obi-Wan, Padme, a Geonosian, a Nexu and a Reek. This case is priced at $49.99, and is a great way to expand your Galactic Heroes
STAR WARS BATTLE PACKS
We've received new cases of Battle Packs, and we now have stock ready of the Hoth Recon, Jedi training and Jedi Vs. Darth Sidious sets, which are priced at $24.99 each. These sets are a great way to add specific groups of figures to your collection; take a look at the available sets and pick your favorites here.
STAR WARS VEHICLE COLLECTION WAVE 3 CASE
After filling our pre-orders, we've still got a few cases of Wave 3 Star Wars vehicles in stock. This assortment includes one each of the TIE Fighter (gray), Obi-Wan's Clone Wars Delta 2 Starfighter, Darth Vader's TIE Advanced, Anakin's Clone Wars Modified Starfighter and a Blue Trade Federation AAT Tank. This case is priced at $109.99, and you can get one here.
MARVEL SUPERHERO SQUAD SERIES 10 RESTOCK
We've gotten a good-sized shipment of Superhero Squad Series 10 cases. This case includes returning favorites like Ghost Rider with Motorcycle, Punisher & Blade and Wolverine & Hand Ninja, along with new sets like Nick Fury & Skrull, Weapon X Wolverine & Mystique, Spider-Man & Ultron and Ronin & Black Costume Spider-Man. The case of twelve two-packs is listed at $79.99, with the set of four new two-packs priced at $33.99 and various single two-packs priced at $4.00 to $15.99 each. Check out the selection here.
LPS G3 PLAYPACKS
The new G3 assortment of Littlest Pet Shop Playpacks has debuted with it's first wave. This assortment includes sets like the Chase-N-Play Park, Rollin' Fun park, Jungle Hangout and more. The case of four is priced at $44.99, with single sets priced at $11.99 each – take a look at them here.
GI JOE 12" FIGURES SERIES 4 CASE, SINGLES
The fourth series of new 12" GI Joe figures includes Beachhead, Cobra Trooper, Torpedo, Shockblast, Short Fuze and Destro, and you can get the case of six figures for $89.99. There are also singles available – choose from Cobra Trooper, Beachhead, Torpedo, Shockblast and Short Fuze, priced at $19.99 each. Take a look at the figures and cases available, here.
SPIDER-MAN CLASSICS 2008 WAVE 3 CASE
This assortment is a great way to catch up on the Classics releases of the past year. This case includes two each of Venom, Spider-Man, Black Costume Spider-Man and SCUBA Spider-Man, with one each of Green Goblin, Carnage, Iron Spider-Man and Translucent Iron Spider-Man, and is priced at $129.99. Check out the assortment in this new case, here.
SOC GX-24M TETSUJIN-28
We've received a shipment of Soul of Chogokin figures, and the first one is the blue metallic release of Tetsujin-28. Also known as Gigantor in the U.S., thos SOC release includes die-cast parts and a number of accessories, like alternate hands and a jetpack. We've got this one priced at $69.99, and you can place your order here.
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Joel & The BBTS Crew