BBTS Newsletter 2/25/2009
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Hi – Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of cool new preorders and more new arrivals. There is a ton of cool Hasbro stuff mentioned below – take a look:
GI JOE VEHICLES – WAVE 5
Hasbro announced these last year and later canceled them, we are happy to announce that they will indeed be released and should be here in a few short months! The set includes 1x Ghost Hawk with Lift Ticket, 1x Arctic HISS with Arctic Driver, 1x Claw Glider with Stratoviper & Flak Cannon with Outback, 1x Stinger Jeep with Stinger Commander. Cases are available at $69.99 and singles are $17.99 to $19.99
STAR WARS TURBO TANK
This new Turbo Tank is expected to be a huge playset-type vehicle like other recent releases, in scale with the size of the figures. It is designed to carry up to 20 figures, and includes lights, phrases and sounds, along with a launchable Speeder Bike and removable command center. We've got this great new vehicle priced at $119.99, and we're expectingit this April.
MARVEL UNIVERSE SERIES 3 – CASES, SET, SINGLES
The third assortment of 3.75" Marvel Universe figures includes new figures Black Costume Spider-Man, the Thing, the Punisher (should be different from the first release), Classic Iron Man, Classic Ms. Marvel, (current) Ms. Marvel and a Hand Ninja. We've got this set of seven available for $79.99, a couple of different series 3 case assortments at $99.99 each, and singles listed at $11.99 apiece.
STAR WARS MIGHTY MUGGS 2009 WAVE 2 CASE, SINGLES
The second wave of 2009 Mighty Muggs includes Obi-Wan Kenobi from 'A New Hope,' as well as Luke Skywalker in Hoth Gear, a Gammorrean Guard and a Scout Trooper. This wave should be pretty popular, and we've got the case of four listed at $49.99, and individuals (sorry, Scout Trooper is already sold out) at $12.99 each.
HOT TOYS MOVIE MASTERPIECE TERMINATOR: SALVATION T-600, T-700
We've got Hot Toys' Movie Masterpiece versions of the upcoming T-600 and T-700 up for pre-order. Listed at $169.99 each, these robots will have the great sculpting and articulation expected of Movie Masterpieces, and should be great collector's items for Terminator fans everywhere.
STAR WARS BUILD-A-DROID WAVE 7 – CASES, SETS, SINGLES
This new wave of build-a-droid figures includes figures old and new. Included are Owen and Beru Lars, Captain Typho, Tarados Gon, Episode II Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, an Order 66 blue ARC Trooper and more. There are a couple of case assortments listed at $99.99, the set of 10 at $89.99, a set of 6 at $53.99 and singles of everything at $9.99, except previous releases, that will be priced as listed.
STREET FIGHTER 1/6 SCALE KEN STATUE
The newest statue in Sota's 1/6 scale Street Fighter line is Ryu's friend Ken Masters. This piece stands about 12" tall, and shows the shotokan master in his red gi, a wall of flame rising behind him. This Ken statue is priced at $104.99 ($15 off MSRP) and should arrive this summer.
REAL MASTERPIECE DON VITO CORLEONE
This new figure from Enterbay measures approximately 12" tall, and comes with his signature chair, as well as a well-detailed cat for him to hold. This 1/6 scale piece is scheduled to arrive in April, and we've got him priced at $179.99.
STAR WARS R/C R2-D2
This new remote-control R2-D2 features sounds and lights and a simple remote control unit that responds to the press of a button. This figure is priced at $35.99, and is expected to arrive this June.
FANTASY FIGURE GALLERY – THE SACRIFICE
This new figure in the Fantasy Figure Gallery series shows a red-headed woman all ready to be the sacrifice. This piece stands 13 inches tall and features a detailed base and removable parts, and we've got it priced at $109.99, $20 below MSRP.
STAR WARS TRANSFORMERS 2009 WAVE 2, 3 CASES, SINGLES
More of these fantastic license-blending figures are on the way. Waves 2 and 3 of the 2009 releases include figure such as Obi-Wan, Clone Troopers, Kit Fisto, a Battle Droid, Anakin, Luke and more, each transforming into one of their ships. We've got the new cases of 6 priced at $104.99 each, and singles priced from $19.99 to $24.99 each.
STAR WARS TITANIUM 2009 WAVE 5 CASE, SINGLES
The fifth wave of 2009 Star Wars Titanium includes some old friends as well as new ones. Prince Xizor's Virago, Bossk's Hound's Tooth, Red 4 X-Wing, Baron Fel's TIE Interceptor, Sebulba's Pod Racer, Kit Fisto's Jedi Starfighter with Hyperspace Ring and more fill this case, and it's priced at $79.99 for the twelve ships. You can also take a look at the singles, priced from $7.99 to $9.99 each.
X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE SERIES 2 CASE, SET
A second assortment of Wolverine movie figures has just been listed. This assortment includes the new Sabertooth in black outfit, along with a figure yet to be announced, which may very well be the new figure seen around on the internet. This case includes Sabertooth, Wolverine in a number of outfits, Bone Claws Logan and more, priced at $99.99 for twelve figures. we also have a set of four of the newest figures listed, with the new Sabertooth, Bone Claws Logan, a Logan with jacket and that mysterious last figure, priced at $44.99 for the set of four.
MARVEL SUPERHERO SQUAD 2009 SERIES 2 – CASE, SET
The new assortment includes previous entries Spider-Armor Spider-Man & Rhino and Spider-Man & Tombstone, and has new sets Ben Reilly Spider-Man & Bullseye (x3) and Human Torch & Silver Surfer (x3), and Spider-Man & Tigra (x2) and Thorbuster Iron Man & Thor (x2). We've got them listed by the case for $79.99, a set of each of the latter four two-packs at $34.99, and singles of Ben Reilly Spider-Man & Bullseye and Human Torch & Silver Surfer, priced at 48.99 each.
SIDESHOW 12" LANDO CALRISSIAN
Sideshow's latest announcement offers up this new 12" Lando Calrissian figure from "The Empire Strikes Back." He comes dressed in his standard outfit, with long blue cloak and a blaster or two, among other accessories. Lando is priced at $77.99, and should arrive later this year.
TAMASHII SPEC XS-11 FALGUEN
This new piece from 'Metal Armor Dragonar' is made of ABS, PVC and die-cast parts, and comes equipped with a laser sword, multiple guns and a custom display stand, allowing you to display him in almost any pose. We've got Falguen priced at $99.99, and he should arrive soon.
THE FIFTH ELEMENT STONES SET
Hollywood Collectibles' new replica set is of the stones from "The Fifth Element." Four standing stones with elemental symbols surround a sarcophagus-like center piece, the Fifth Element. The center piece stands 12" tall (14" with base) and the surrounding stones are about 9" each. This set is priced at $249.99, and is limited to 150 sets worldwide.
LPS COLLECTIBLE PETS SERIES A4
The newest assortment of LPS Collectible Pets includes a Bulldog, a Deer, a Hamster, a Cat & Bunny set, a Kangaroo & Turtle set and a Peacock. We've got the case of 6 listed at $29.99, and each animal is available individually at $5.99, although some may have sold out.
STAR WARS SAGA LEGENDS 2009 WAVE 3 REVISION 1
This line is a great way to get caught up on previously-released figures. Characters like Obi-an Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Darth Vader, Darth Maul, Yoda, Plo Koon and an assortment of Clone Troopers make appearances here, and the case of 12 is priced at $104.99.
GALACTIC HEROES 2009 WAVE 1 REVISION 2, REVISION 3 CASES
These assortments are also good for catching up on missed figures. Each of these cases includes a different mix of heroes and villains, priced at $84.99 for the case of twelve two-packs. Pick up Obi-Wan, Anakin, Padme, Count Dooku and more and enjoy.
STAR WARS VEHICLE COLLECTION 2009 WAVE 2 CASE
This new case of Star Wars Vehicles includes something generically named Tank, along with Anakin and Obi-Wans' Delta 2 Jedi Starfighter, a Super Vulture Droid and a V-19 Clone Shuttle. The case of 5 is priced at $134.99, and we're expecting them this June.
STAR WARS VEHICLE FIGURE PACKS SERIES 1
It looks like Hasbro is pairing up figures and vehicles for this new assortment. We've got Anakin on a Can-Cell, a Clone Trooper with BARC Speeder, a Crab Droid and a Battle Droid with Episode I Mini Tank listed, each singly for $18.99, or by the case of one each of the four, priced at $69.99.
BRAVE GOKIN VV-54A CALIBER
This new release is listed as a green redeco, although it appears blue. This piece is a recolor of the re-release of the Dorvack Tank, itself released as Roadbuster in the Transformers G1 line. It comes with a variety of attachable weapons, as well as a driver figure, and it's priced at $249.99, $$32 below MSRP, with an April release date.
STAR WARS BOBA FETT COLLECTION KUBRICKS
The hottest bounty hunter in the galaxy is getting his own assortment of Kubricks. This line includes 1 McQuarrie Boba Fett, 1 McQuarrie and Johnston Boba Fett, 1 Holiday Special Boba Fett, a black and white prototype version, a Droids version and a vintage toy version. We've got the box of twelve blind-boxed Bobas listed at $194.99, with the full Master Case of 48 priced at $749.99.
12" VINYL DONKEY KONG
This new vinyl figure shows the tender and friendly side of Mario's least-favorite gorilla. Standing 12" tall, this cute figure is a great piece for fans, and is priced at $38.99.
NIGHTMARES 12" DEATH STATUE
The third of Sota's "Nightmares" statue line, this new piece shows Death from book of Revelations riding atop his pale steed. We've got this piece priced at $214.99 ($35 below the MSRP), and we're expecting him to arrive this fall.
DOMO QEE MYSTERY BOX
This team-up between Dark Horse and Toy2R brings us this box of 15 mystery Domo Qees, each with its own color style, and each containing one part of a build-a-domo figure. We've got the box of 15 priced at $99.99, a savings of $35 off the MSRP.
RAH DARK KNIGHT BATMAN
Medicom's Real Action Heroes Batman is dressed in his original Batsuit, and ready to do battle with the forces of evil. He's priced at $159.99, and he includes a number of alternate hands and batarangs.
When Batman arrived, we knew that his nemesis couldn't be far behind. The Joker's Real Action Heroes "Why So Serious" incarnation has a decent Heath Ledger face sculpt and also comes with a joker card.. He's priced at $159.99 – pick him up before he gets away.
The E-Hobby Sunstorm Encore exclusive is a great piece for collectors, especially those that missed the original E-Hobby version. Sunstorm shares a body type with Starscream and the rest of the Seekers,and his is done in his yellow, red and white paintjob. This figure is priced at $69.99, and is bound to be a hit with Transformer fans.
Also in our shipment was the new E-Hobby Black Megatron Encore release. Priced at $99.99, this version is black with brown wood-panel handgrips, and includes his blaster, his sword, and the firing pellets. This figure will come with orange safety plug already applied to comply with toy gun laws.
HOT TOYS BATMAN – DARK KNIGHT VERSION
Back in stock in limited quantities at $174.99 is the Hot Toys version of Batman. This is a fantastic piece – take a look here:
We've received a shipment of Commander Spock figures from Diamond Select. This 7" figure includes a communicator, a phaser and a tricorder, and comes with his hand formed in the Vulcan greeting. Spock's sculpt is done by Art Asylum, and he is priced at $12.99.
LPS ON THE GO SET
This new wave of On-The-Go accessory purses includes a horse, a bird and a cat, each in its own carry bag and each including accessories like a mirror, pail, brush and more. This set of three purses is priced at $21.99, and they're ready to make someone smile.
MUSIC LABEL CONVOY – EXILE VERSION
This version of Music Label Optimus Prime is designed to complement Exile's Perfect Year, and is done in red with yellow and other details. This import piece is limited to 100 pieces worldwide, and he's priced at $339.99.
Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com and be sure to check out some of the many new items mentioned above
Joel & The BBTS Crew
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