BBTS Newsletter for 5/14/2009
Allspark sponsor Big Bad Toy Store has sent out its latest newsletter. For fans of Japanese Transformers, there's some interesting items for you! They have gotten a hold of the Korean versions of Takara's Micron Legend figures, as well as a few Brave figures! Check out those, as well as others in the links below:
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Hi – Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a variety of new arrivals and more new preorders from the last week or so.
HOT TOYS MOVIE MASTERPIECE BATMAN & JOKER FIGURES
We've re-upped on a number of the Batman: The Dark Knight Movie Masterpiece figures. We've got Joker, Bank Robbery Joker, and Batman in Dark Knight suit, all priced from $149.99 – $159.99 each.
1/60 DX CHOGOKIN MACROSS FRONTIER VF-25F MESSIAH ARUTO (ALTO) CUSTOM
This fully-transforming new Valk from Macross Frontier is priced at $154.99, and is chock full of die-cast parts and excellent detail.
ULTRA MAGNUS BUST
This new Art Asylum-sculpted bust shows the Autobot City Commander over a base that is sculpted to be the planet Cybertron. The 6" Ultra Magnus is listed at $52.99, and is of a limited edition of 1000 pieces.
AVP:R SERIES 1 SET of ALIEN WARRIOR & PREDALIEN HYBRID
We've just restocked our supply of Alien Vs. Predator Requiem figures series 1. This wave contains an Alien Warrior and the new PredAlien Hybrid, and we've got the pair listed at $34.99.
BATTLE-DAMAGED CYLON EXCLUSIVE TWO-PACK
Customers who are interested in troop-building will be pleased to hear that the new Battle-Damaged Cylon Two-Pack has arrived. This set features brand-new sculpting, and at $31.99, is a great way to build up a Toaster army.
QUINTESSON, KREMZEAK, SPIKE & SPARKPLUG RESTOCK
Transformers accessory pieces have been selling like hotcakes, and we've just received a new batch. Quintessons 1, 2, 3, and 4 are all in stock and ready to go, as are Kremzeak and sets of Spike & Sparkplug. These figures are all priced to go, and this is a great time to order them, without having to carry them back from Botcon (where we will also be offering these items.)
NHL SPORTSPICKS MONTREAL CENTENNIAL TWO-PACKS
Two of the new two-packs celebrating 100 years of Montreal hockey have arrived. You can choose from the Koivu & Kovalev set, or the LaFleur and Shutt set, each listed at $24.99.
LPS COLLECTIBLE PETS WAVE A3 REVISION 1 CASES
This case of Collectible Pets includes a Walrus with his Igloo, along with a cow, a turtle, a bunny, a cat and a set of birds, and the whole assortment is priced at $31.99.
VINTAGE-STYLE CYLON WARRIOR FIGURE
This Cylon is styled after the original Cylons from the 70's version of BSG, and is heavily armed as he appeared in "Razor." You can pick up this Toaster today – it's priced at $16.99, and ready to go.
DC UNIVERSE INFINITE HEROES – NEW THREE-PACK, SINGLES
We've received the latest information from Mattel on the upcoming assortments of Infinite Heroes singles and three-packs, and we'v got them listed for pre-order now. New singles range from Supergirl's 1985 movie appearance to the evil Superman Prime, and new three-packs include the Marvel Family with Shazam, Black Adam and Mary Marvel, and the "Blackest Night"-inspired trio of Hal Jordan, Star Sapphire and Black Hand. You can check out all of the new listings here –
MUPPET REPLICA GONZO RESTOCK
This fantastic piece of Muppet memorabilia is back in stock, still at the great price of $79.99. This 26" tall photo replica comes with a stand and is poseable for all kinds of great looks and fun.
STARSCREAM CORONATION BUST
A shipment of the Starscream Coronation bust has also arrived. This piece is part of a limited edition of 600 pieces, and we've got it priced at $34.99 – pick it up before Galvatron uses it for target practice!
TERMINATOR: SALVATION MOVIE MASTERPIECE MARCUS WRIGHT
The latest of Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece line, this figure of the troubled robot Marcus Wright is now up for pre-order. The price is tentatively set at $159.99, but may go down; this piece is decked out with accessories like the rest of the Movie Masterpiece figures, including an alternate head, additional hands, cloth costume parts and more.
BBTS EXCLUSIVE 19" DOC SAVAGE FAUX BRONZE REELART STATUE
This exclusive version of the Dark Horse 19" Doc Savage statue is limited to just 50 pieces worldwide, and will have Doc in a classic bronze look. We've got this great new piece listed at $249.99 – don't miss out on this must-have piece for Doc Savage fans of all ages.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE – MOVIE FIGURES
Medicom has announced a number of figures from the upcoming "Where the Wild Things Are" film. The main cast members are all being released as VCD figures, at $32.99 each. Max is also getting the Real Action Heroes treatment, with the 1/6 scale figure priced at $134.99; he'll also be the Kubrick in the Kubrick & bearbrick set, accompanied by a black Bearbrick empblazoned with the movie logo. Finally, the main characters will also be released in Kubrick form, and we've got the case of 24 blind-boxed figures lsited at $199.99. Check out the menu and pick your favorites.
SHE-HULK 16" COMIQUETTE
This statue of the Jade Giantess measures 16" tall, as befits a lady of her stature. She's dressed in a too-tight suit for her legal job, and has just dropped her briefcase. We've got her priced at $139.99, $10 below the MSRP – take a peek –
BRAVE SERIES KOREAN RELEASES
We have a special buy coming from overseas, that is sure to delight Brave collectors and more. We've listed a large number of Korean-release Brave Series figures by Sonokong, and all at prices below the Japanese versions. Check out the vaiour listings here, and mix and match all your favorites!
FANTASY FIGURE GALLERY MONICA'S AXE STATUE
The fourth piece in Yamato's Fantasy Figure Gallery line is "Monica's Axe," done by Tobe of Heavy Gauge from Boris Vallejo art. This lovely lady is priced at $109.99 ($10 below MSRP), and is displayed crouching in her …battle armor, with her two-handed axe ready in front of her.
MACROSS FIGHTERS COLLECTION 1 CASE OF 16
This new assortment includes jet fighters from many of the various macross lines. We've got the case of 16 blind-boxed pieces listed at $84.99, and we expect them this August.
COSMO FLEET COLLECTION SERIES 2 CASE OF 10
Another assortment of science-fiction ships, this case of 10 blind-boxed ships is priced at $69.99, and includes ships like the Yamato, the Valsey, Missle ships, carriers and more.
HARRY POTTER & THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE ACCESSORIES
NECA has released info on a whole line of new "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" accessories. From pennants to puzzles, pendulum clocks to pin sets, Harry Potter fans will want to check out the assortment and be ready for the release of the movie.
VOLTRON 9" VINYL FIGURE
Toynami has announced a new vinyl figure of Voltron. This 9" figure is listed at $22.99, and is supposed to be released this fall.
STARSHIP TROOPERS MARAUDER ARMOR DIE-CAST FIGURE
This die-cast and plastic figure shows the Marauder powered armor suits worn by the Mobile Infantry in the Starship Troopers novels. This new figure is set to arrive in September, and we've got it priced at $69.99.
FUTURAMA ENCORE FRY AND BENDER – SINGLES, SET
In light of the sell-out popularity of Toynami's Futurama figures, the company has announced a new run of two of the most popular figures of the line. Bender and Fry are the first releases in the Futurama Encore line, and are priced at $12.99 each singly, or you can pick up the pair for $24.99. Just a word of note – the Futurama Encore figures will not include any build-a-bot parts.
ASSASSINS CREED ALTAIR REPLICA COSTUME PARTS
Museum Replicas has announced a wide range of costume pieces and accessories from the hit video game "Assassin's Creed." We've got all of the items to make a complete Altair outfit, including weapons; we've also listed a number of other costumes, such as tunics for Robert de Sable and William of Montferrat, a Lionheart gambeson and a Crusader Priest robe. Each sized piece is available in multiple sizes, and you can look at all of these new items here –
TRANSFORMERS ARMADA KOREAN RELEASES
Along with the Brave figures, we've got a few Sonokong Transformer releases on the way. From Japanese Armada we've got Double Face (Sideways), Smokescreen with bonus Race team, Ultra Magnus (Overload) and Sunbolt (Blurr) with bonus Street Speed team, priced from $13.99 to $24.99 each – take a look –
NEW SPORTSPICKS FIGURES – CASES WITH CHASE FIGURES, SINGLES
McFarlane's newest cases of Sportspicks figures are each coming with one rare Chase (or Super-Chase) figure inside, to provide more value for collectors. NBA Sportspicks Legends Series 5 will include chase variations of Magic Johnson, Hakeem Olajuwon and Karl Malone, while NFL Sportspicks 2009 Series 1 will have Chase figures of Philip Rivers, Eli Manning and Michael Turner. We've also got singles listed of each wave, priced at $10.99, while the cases of 8 are at $79.99 each.
LIVING DEAD DOLLS PENCIL TOPPERS SET OF 3
Your favorite character heads, ready to turn your writing instrument into an island of horror! This assortment includes Sybil, Schitzo and Sadie, and at $13.99 for the set of three, they're a great way to personalize your work space.
CINEMA OF FEAR 7" MINI PLUSH SERIES 1 SET OF 3
Three of the icons of horror – Freddy, Jason and Leatherface – are on their way in 7" plush form. The huggable miscreants are available as a set of three for $29.99, and they're going to be ready for you this August.
CINEMA OF FEAR 12" FREDDY KRUEGER ROTOCAST FIGURE
Mezco has created this rotocast figure of the Dream Master to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of "A Nightmare on Elm Street." He's listed at $32.99 ($8 below MSRP) and chock-full of detail, including his cloth sweater and removable hat.
BLEACH ENCORE ICHIGO & RUKIA – SINGLES, SET
Toynami is also going back to make more of their Ichigo and Rukia figures from the Bleach line. Ichigo will have a new sword in the re-release, and the figures are listed at $13.99 each, or the set for $26.99.
Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com and be sure to check out some of the new items mentioned above.
Joel & The BBTS Crew