Big Bad Toy Store Newsletter 6/18/2009
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Hi – Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a wide variety of new preorders and many more new arrivals.
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GI JOE WAVE 5 VEHICLES
The long-awaited and sometimes-cancelled wave is finally here. Wave 5 cases include one each of the Ghost Hawk from wave 4, along with the Arctic HISS Tank, the Stinger Jeep and a two-pack of a CLAW Glider and a Flak Cannon. Each of these is listed individually for $17.99 – $22.99, or you can opt for the whole case, priced at $69.99.
TF2 ROTF – HUMAN ALLIANCE BUMBLEBEE
This newest version of Bumblebee is similar to an Alternator in scale, and comes with a figure of Sam Witwicky that can ride in the car, survive the transformation to robot mode, and offer advice from Bumblebee's shoulder when all is said and done. This great new Transformer is priced at $34.99, and is a great way to show how humans and robots can work together in peace and harmony.
GI JOE: RISE OF COBRA – M.A.R.S. TROOPERS PREVIEW THREE-PACK
The first release from the upcoming GI Joe Rise of Cobra movie, this three pack has a silver-masked MARS Office and two MARS Troopers, ready to dole out the destruction on behalf of the bad guys. This three-pack is priced at $26.99, and you can get yours now, before the movie release.
STAR WARS VEHICLES WAVE 02 2009 CASE
This new case, priced at $134.99, includes a Republic Fighter Tank, Clone Wars Versions of Anakins' & Obi-Wan's Delta 2 Starfighters, a Super Vulture Droid and a V-19 Clone Shuttle. Don't miss out on this great mix of old and new ships.
WORLD OF MMA CHAMPIONS SERIES 3 – SET, SINGLES
The third assortment of Round 5's World of MMA figures has arrived. The set of four includes Frank Mir, Andrei Arlovski, Antonio Nogueira and referee Big John McCarthy, and is priced at $59.99, a savings of $8 off MSRP. We've also got limited stock of the singles, priced at $16.99 each.
SONOKONG BRAVE ITEMS
A whole truckload of Korean Brave figures has arrived. From Mightgaine to GaoGaiGar, Land Bison to Granbird, we've got most everything you could want. Check out the new pieces and decent prices, here – These may still be listed as preorders, but will be checked in soon:
COVER GIRLS OF THE DCU WONDER WOMAN STATUE
The newest in the immensely-popular Cover Girls line is Wonder Woman. Stretching her Magic Lasso over her head, this proud and strong lady is ready to become part of your collection, priced at $84.99 ($15 off MSRP).
CHRISTOPHER REEVE SUPERMAN STATUE
An excellent follow-up to the Lynda Carter Wonder Woman statue, this piece shows Superman as Christopher Reeve played him in numerous Superman movies. Measuring 12.5" tall with a silver S-base, this one is a steal at $159.99, $35 below MSRP.
BOTCON 2009 WINGS OF HONOR BOXED SET
This new set includes new versions of Autobot Kup and his fellow Elite Guard members Flak, Thunderclash and Landshark, along with Decepticon Scourge. If you missed the convention, here is your chance to pick up one of these boxed sets, priced at $399.99.
BRUCE LEE AS KATO REAL MASTERPIECE FIGURE
Enterbay's newest 1/6 scale Real Masterpiece figure is Bruce Lee as Kato from The Green Hornet. Priced at $199.99, this figure comes with two complete sets of clothing, plus a wide variety of accessories including interchangeable hands, throwing darts, multiple hair styles and more.
LPS COLLECTIBLE PETS WAVE B4
This new wave is sure to be a crowd pleaser. For $31.99 you can pick up the case of 6, including the Lamb and Duck, Lion and Cat, Squirrel, Camel and the rest, or you can choose to pick them up singly, priced at $6.99 each
MLB SPORTSPICKS WAVE 25
We've just finished going through our cases of MLB Sportspicks Wave 25, and we've got a number of regular and variant figures. Jacoby Ellsbury, Joba Chamberlain, Jose Reyes, Josh Hamilton 2 and Mark Teixeira are all in stock at $10.99 each, and we've also got some variants listed at varying prices – check them out here.
HOT TOYS 1/6 SCALE MICHAEL JACKSON – BILLIE JEAN TOUR EDITION
The King of Pop has received his own 1/6 scale figure through Hot Toys. This piece shows him as he appeared in his Billie Jean Tour, including his sequined glove and multiple sets of hands. Michael Jackson fans won't want to miss this one, priced at $199.99.
TERMINATOR 2 MINIMATES SINGLES
Diamond has also released a wave of single-packed Terminator 2 Minimates. Priced at $5.49 – $5.99 each, you can choose from the Battle-Damaged Endoskeleton, the Endoskeleton, the Half-Human Terminator and the Silver T-1000.
NEW ANIME FIGURES
We've received a large number of new Anime figures in the last week, at a variety of price points – check out our Newest Arrivals list to see all the new figures; they start about #39 and go from there.
GEARS OF WAR – RAAM VS. KIM ACTION FIGURE TWO-PACK
This special two-pack includes Cog Soldier Lieutenant Kim and Locust General Raam locked in battle, with a number of weapon accessories included as well. This two-pack is priced at $29.99 – don't miss out on this set.
TERMINATOR 2 SERIES 1 SET, SINGLES
NECA's new line from Terminator 2 has just released its first assortment. This wave includes T-800 (Man or Machine) and T-800 (Pescadero Escape), which are listed singly at $14.99, as well as the Endoskeleton with Plasma Rifle – pick up the singles, or you can pick up the set of 3 figures for $44.99.
HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE 7" SERIES 1 SET
The first assortment of figures from the upcoming movie includes 7" scale figures of Harry Potter, Ginny Weasley, Mad Eye Moody and Draco Malfoy. We've got the set of 4 priced at $55.99 ($8 below MSRP), and they're all ready to join your collection.
NEW DC DIRECT JULY OFFERINGS
DC has a great mix of new product this month. From Batman and (female) Robin Ame-Comi figures, to the Joker and Harley Quinn in the Mad Love Box Set, to Maquettes of Batman and Superman from the Public Enemies DVD, there is a little bit for everyone this time out.
NEW AME-COMI – BATMAN, ROBIN
BATMAN MAD LOVE BOX SET
COVER GIRLS OF THE DCU – POWER GIRL STATUE
JLA CLASSIFIED CLASSIC SERIES 2 – SET, SINGLES
SUPERMAN/BATMAN PUBLIC ENEMIES DVD – SUPERMAN & BATMAN MAQUETTES
DC DYNAMICS STATUES
This new line of statues shows the heroes in "dynamic" action poses, each with their own style. They include Superman flying forward, cape trailing behind into crystal, Wonder Woman coalescing from a wisp of smoke, Batman appearing from a cloud of bats, and Aquaman thrusting up from a waterspout; each one is priced at $154.99, $39 below MSRP.
NECA SDCC 2009 EXCLUSIVES
NECA has announced five new exclusives to SDCC 2009. Coraline will get a star sweater, while Street Fighter Guile dresses up in his friend Charlie's outfit. April O'Neil shows up in a blue jumpsuit with a couple of Mousers, followed by Unitology Suit Variant Isaac from Dead Space. Finally, we get a Locust Grenadier – Lambent version, complete with translucent head, torso and upper arms from its mutation. Check out all of these exclusives, each priced at $32.99, at the link.
STARSHIP TROOPERS – 9" RODGER YOUNG PEWTER STARSHIP
Johnny Rico, the hero of Starship Troopers, rode aboard the Rodger Young platoon transport during his adventures. Now you can pick up this classic ship, in 9" pewter form, for $114.99 ($15 below MSRP). This item is to be the first in a series, so keep your eyes peeled for more ships from Yamato.
NEW FORCE FX LIGHTSABERS – COUNT DOOKU, OBI-WAN KENOBI NEW VERSION
Hasbro has announced two new lightsabers in their Force FX line. Count Dooku get's his first Force FX lightsaber, while Obi-Wan Kenobi is getting a new second version. Each of these collectibles is priced at $99.99, and they are expected to arrive this September.
NEW DIAMOND JULY OFFERINGS
Diamond has a large amount of new items this month. There are Darth Maul and Bumblebee Rotocast Bust Banks, an Ultimate Quarter Scale Han Solo from "A New Hope," new Battlestar Galactica figure large and small, a new Marvel Select Spider-Man, a Beverly Hills Cop Minimates set and more.
TRANSFORMERS BUMBLEBEE ROTO CAST BUST BANK
TRANSFORMERS ICONS MEGATRON BUST
BSG MINIMATES MINI-FLYERS CASE
GHOSTBUSTERS 6" LOGO BANK
MARVEL SELECT SPIDER-MAN ACTION FIGURE
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL ROTO CAST BUST BANK
STAR WARS UQS MOS EISLEY HAN SOLO ACTION FIGURE
BSG TIGH & GAETA 7" FIGURE TWO-PACK
BEVERLY HILLS COP MINIMATES BOX SET
MARVEL SELECT EXCLUSIVE FIRST APPEARANCE SABRETOOTH
We've got a pre-order listed for the variant First Appearance Marvel Select Sabretooth figure. His feral appearance from Iron Fist later calmed down into the murderer we all know and hate, but this figure will give you another display option for this villain, and he's priced at $24.99.
NEW BRAVE GOKIN FIGURES
Four fantastic new robot toys are on their way from the Brave Gokin line. These high-end collectibles are just like the toys you loved as a kid, only built with adult style and sensibilities – take a look!
BRAVE GOKIN 11 – SANKANOH
BRAVE GOKIN GORDIAN – ASIA VERSION
BRAVE GOKIN GOD RAIJIN-OH EX PLATED VERSION
BRAVE GOKIN 17 – GAKIN
FANTASY FIGURE GALLERY – GOLDEN LOVER
The fourth Fantasy Figure Gallery statues, this piece is based on Julie Bell artwork, and is a beautiful representation of a lovely lady and her reptilian friend. Fantasy art fans will love this piece, and it's priced at $69.99 – $10 off the MSRP.
1/6 SCALE ORIGINAL ACTION BODY BL3.5
The newest update to the Bruce Lee 1/6 scale body type, the 3.5 introduces an improved joint system to help figures achieve and stay in whatever pose you like. Priced at $29.99, we expect this to show up later this summer.
FEWTURE ES GOHKIN – GETTER 1,2,3 ROBOTS
Fewture's new offshoot line of SD-type robots has just expanded by three. Getter-1, Getter-2 and Getter-3 are each getting the die-cast mini treatment, and will come with standard accessories. Getter-1 is priced at $59.99, with the other two robots priced at $49.99 each.
REVOLTECH ARCH GURREN LAGANN
Gurren Lagann's newest Revoltech figure is #70, Arch Gurren Lagann. This figure is imposingly large, with silvery drills sticking out all over and extra pieces to specialize your display, and he's priced at $34.99, with a July delivery date.
NEW MEDICOM RAH IMPORTS
The Real Action Heroes line is growing by leaps and bounds lately. From classic lines like Kamen Rider and Ultraman to more recent stories like Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and Black Rain, they've got something for everyone.
KAMEN RIDER DECADES PROJECT BM 26 ACTION DOLL
JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE – RAH JOTARO KUJO WITH IGGY
NEW ULTRAMAN RAH – A-TYPE VERSION 2.0, BARUTAN SEIJIN RENEWAL VERSION
BLACK RAIN HIROSHI SATO RAH FIGURE
ROCKETEER 15" STATUE
This new offering from Electric Tiki goes back to a classic Disney movie from the 1980s. All decked out in his flight jacket and helmet and ready to take on the Nazis, the Rocketeer is priced at $169.99, $10 below MSRP, and is expected early in 2010.
TFC-002R ILLUMINATED SPARK CUBE WITH USB BASE
This new electronic accessory evokes the design of the Allspark Cube from the Transformers movie, and adds a new spin. Priced at $24.99, this 6 cm cube is translucent and textured in the pattern of the Allspark, and sits atop a USB-powered LED base that lights it up with either white or green "energy" – a great gift for any techie Transfan.
CINEMA OF FEAR – 7" MICHAEL MYERS (2009 REMAKE)
This new figure is designed after Michael Myer's look from Rob Zombie's Halloween 2. Dressed in a tan jumpsuit with the creepy mask, Michael and his bloody knife can be yours for $15.99.
SIDESHOW 12" IMPERIAL SHOCK TROOPER – MILITARIES OF STAR WARS
The Imperial Shock Troopers, red and white armored precursors to the Stormtrooper, were the protective force for Senators and other government details on Coruscant. This 12" figure comes with a Carbine Blaster and a Long Rifle, and has over 30 points of articulation, for tons of display options. The Shock Trooper is priced at $84.99, $5 below MSRP, and will be ready to join your army later this year.
TRANSFORMERS II ROTF SCOUT SERIES 3 SET, SINGLES
The new wave of Scout-class figures includes creepy microscope-turned-medic Scalpel, dune buggy Dune Runner, and repaint motorcycle Reverb. We've got the set of 3 listed for $38.99, and singles of Reverb and Dune Runner at $12.99 each.
FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST BROTHERHOOD – PLAY ARTS FIGURES, TRADING ARTS SET
From the Anime series of the same name come these new figures. Alphonse,Edward and Roy Mustang each get their own Play Arts figure, priced at $38.99 each; there is also a set of four Trading Arts figures listed, priced at $38.99 for the set – take a look!
PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE INFINITY GAUNTLET MINIMATES BOX SET
This new box set gives us a new version of Thanos, plus fellow Infinity Guard members Adam Warlock and Drax the Destroyer, and even an appearance by Mephisto, Marvel's Prince of Lies. This set is priced at $13.99, and fills in some cosmic-type spaces in the Minimates collection.
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