BBTS Newsletter 12/23/2009
Already planning how you're going to be spending all that cash you'll be picking up in those holiday cards? Well, Big Bad Toy Store has a great selection of new toys for you to check out!
TF ROTF LEADER TWO-PACK
MP-08x MASTERPIECE KING GRIMLOCK
TAKARA ROTF DEAD END
TRANSFORMERS – LAWSON'S SKIDS & MUDFLAP DVD SET
DEVICE LABEL TIGATRON RESTOCK
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Hi – Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a ton of great new preorders and many more hot new arrivals. Its been another great year at BBTS and we truly appreciate having you as a customer.
MICHAEL JACKSON THRILLER 1/6 SCALE FIGURE
Hot Toys' newest Michael Jackson 1/6 Scale figure takes its cues from the "Thriller" video. It includes both regular and Zombie versions of the headsculpt and the suit, along with a number of hands, other costume pieces and a stand. This piece is sure to be popular with Michael Jackson fans, and we've got it listed at $224.99.
AVATAR AMPSUIT, DIRE HORSE, RDA GRINDER, BANSHEE
Our shipment of Avatar vehicles and animals included the AMP Suit and RDA Grinder, priced at $23.99 each, and the Direhorse, Thanator and Jake's Banshee, priced at $16.99 each. These pieces are in scale with and work with the basic figures, listed below.
DX CHOGOKIN SMS MACROSS QUARTER
This die-cast and plastic piece measures almost 18" long in warship mode and just about 12" tall in attack mode, and includes a number of in-scale Valkyries, Koenig Monsters and more. The whole set is listed at $249.99, and Macross fans will love it.
AVATAR FIGURES – SET OF 8, SINGLES
With the second half of our shipment having just arrived, we're all set with singles of every figure. We've got the set of 8 figures listed at $77.99, and singles of each figure listed at $9.99.
ROYAL LADY DEATH 1/6 SCALE RUBY EDITION STATUE
This special edition was done in honor of Lady Death's 15th anniversary. The 1/6 scale statue is clad in blue armor and has a actual ruby for acloak clasp. We have it listed at $17.99, $20 off the MSRP.
TF ROTF LEADER TWO-PACK
This import set includes a brown and black redeco of Jetfire packaged with a masked and chromed version of Buster Optimus Prime, who includes his Buster Rifle in this incarnation as well. The Revenge of the Fallen Leader Box Set is listed at $164.99.
MP-08x MASTERPIECE KING GRIMLOCK
This new version of Masterpiece Grimlock is listed at $249.99, and includes a shiny gold crown and his gun, allowing you to recreate his appearance from the original Marvel Transformers comic. He also comes in a special display box, showing the comic art.
HELLBOY 2 ANGEL OF DEATH MAQUETTE
We've restocked our supply of Angel of Death Maquettes from "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army". This fantastic statue is 19" tall with wings spread, and is listed at $259.99, $40 below the MSRP.
TAKARA ROTF DEAD END
This is one hardworking Decepticon – the little guy has gone all the way to Japan to have his passport stamped, and come back to join your collection. This version of Dead End is listed at $69.99.
EMMA FROST PRESTIGE FORMAT FIGURE
The X-Men's current resident telepath can now join your collection, in the form of this great 21" Premium Format figure. With her cloak-thing floating into the air behind her, she makes a striking figure, and she's listed at $229.99, $20 below MSRP.
HOT TOYS SHEVA ALOMAR
Hot Toys' Video Game Masterpiece figure of Sheva Alomar from Biohazard 5 not only includes a great sculpt, but the many different guns and other accessories are really impressive. Don't miss out on this figure – we have her priced at $139.99, saving you $10 off the MSRP.
GI JOE RECON AT WAYPOINT 12 WITH TIMBER 12" FIGURE ENVIRONMENT
Our second shipment of Sideshow's GI Joe figure environment has arrived. Scaled to the 12" figures, this bombed-out display area is made of polystone and hand painted, and includes a Timber accessory as well as a Cobra attache case. This would be a great display piece for Snake Eyes or other Joes (or any 12" figures), and we have it listed at $124.99, a savings of $5 off the MSRP.
TRANSFORMERS – LAWSON'S SKIDS & MUDFLAP DVD SET
This new gift set from Japan includes the Revenge of the Fallen on DVD (though it may be region-based and possibly unplayable in North America) along with dusty painted versions of Skids and Mudflap from their time in Egypt. This special import set is listed at $214.99.
DEVICE LABEL TIGATRON RESTOCK
We were a bit light on our first shipment of Device Label Tigatron, but we've just received another shipment and have plenty in stock. This great new toy changes from the white and green tiger from Beast Wars into a 2 GB USB drive capable of working on most computers. Pick up this crossover collectible for yourself or any Transformers fan – it's priced at $44.99.
FANSPROJECT – WARBOTS: DEFENDER
Take a look at this awesome new figure from FansProject – the Warbot Defender has a 3-mode conversion and features high quality clickable joints and die-cast metal parts. We do not anticipate there will be much extra stock available once these arrive (remember City Commander) – so we advise getting preorders in early to secure your figure. Preorder price has been set at $78.99 – take a look here & enjoy:
SECRET WARS COMIC TWO-PACKS 2010 SERIES 2 – CASE, SET, SINGLES
The fourth wave of Secret Wars 3.75" figure two-packs has been listed. This wave includes Absorbing Man & Doctor Doom, Storm & Nightcrawler and Bulldozer and the Thing. We've got them listed as singles at $19.99 each,as a set of 3 two-packs for $49.99, and as a case of 8 (two of each plus one each of Hulk & Cyclops and Cap & Klaw) for $109.99.
BLACKEST NIGHT SERIES 5 – SET, SINGLES
The newest wave of Blackest Night figures to be announced contains a whole assortment of Black Lanterns. Big Bad Guy Nekron appears in it, along with Black Lanterns of Batman, Deadman and Hawkman. We've got this wave listed as a set of 4 for $59.99 (a $16 savings off the MSRP) or singly for $16.99 each.
BLACKEST NIGHT POWER RING SPECTRUM SET
This new set includes rings of all eight corps, and each one lights up from an LED inside, that activates as you place it on your finger. These rings have replaceable batteries, and we have the set of 8 listed at $49.99, $10 off the MSRP. These Blackest Night momentos are sure to be popular with fans, and they should arrive in early July of 2010.
BBTS EXCLUSIVE GODZILLA VINYL – MEGARO & KUMONGA – 2 COLORS
BBTS is working with Y-MSF on two new exclusives. Kumonga the spider and Megaro, known also as Megalon, will be coming in both a traditional movie-based color scheme, as well as a color scheme that more realistically displays them as they would look in real life. Each version is limited to just 100 pieces worldwide, and we have them listed as singles for $59.99, and sets of two for $109.99. The current images on our website show the prototype figures; we expect to get correctly-colored pics of the final product soon.
SIDESHOW 12" EMPEROR PALPATINE
Sideshow has announced two new Star Wars collectibles that go great together, and are sure to be fan pleasers. The new Emperor Palpatine 12" figure includes his walking cane and is suitably evil-looking. We've got him priced at $84.99 ($5 below MSRP) – and he goes great with his Imperial Throne, listed below!
SIDESHOW IMPERIAL THRONE 12" FIGURE ENVIRONMENT
Sideshow has created this Imperial Throne Environment just for Emperor Palpatine, although you can have him replaced by whomever you like. This chair comes detailed just like in the movie, and we have it listed at $129.99, $10 below MSRP.
MARVEL BISHOUJO 1/8 SCALE PSYLOCKE STATUE
The latest in Kotobukiya's line of Marvel Bishoujo figures is Psylocke. Another of the X-Men telepaths, Betsy Braddock was born British, but ended up in the body of an Asian assassin during the course of her time with the team. This figure shows her in her blue outfit from those later years, wielding twin swords with her hair blowing lazily in the wind, and we have her listed for $52.99, $7 off the MSRP.
TF ACCESSORY – PE-01 SHADOW WARRIOR
Perfect Effect's new figure is done in Nemesis-type colors, and features the ability to add the piledrivers to his arms. This figure won't transform into a cassette, but will change into a double-cannon gun to attach to the shoulder of City Commander or Nemesis commander armor. This new figure is listed at $36.99, and should get here in February.
DOCTOR WHO 5" CLASSICS SERIES 2 VILLAINS WAVE – SET OF 6
This new wave of Doctor Who figures focuses on classic villains. The set of 6 is listed at $94.99 and includes the Master (1976), an Ice Warrior (1967), a Cyberman (1982), the Morbius Creature (1976), a Voc Robot (1977) and a Mummy with Canopic Jar (1975).
ROBOTECH VINYL COLLECTION VOLUME 2 – 1/100 ZENTRAEDI TACTICAL BATTLEPOD
This new vinyl figure from Toynami is in scale with the recent Transforming Veritechs, allowing you to set up battle displays without having to spend an arm and a leg on vintage Battlepods. This one is listed at $22.99 ($2 below MSRP), and should arrive in February.
AVATAR SCORPION CHOPPER
From the recent hit animated movie comes this human flying vehicle. The Scorpion Chopper flys through the use of twin gyros, and comes laden with weapons. Pre-order yours today; we've got them priced at $29.99 each.
DC HEROCLIX – THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD – CLIXBRICKS, SINGLE BOOSTERS
NECA has announced their next assortment of Heroclix figures. This new DC set is named after the team-up comic book (and also maybe the current cartoon?) and includes a number of new duo figures as well as new alter-ego figures. The Buy-it-By-The-Brick figure this time is a Batman/Catwoman combo, but needs to be mailed in for, unlike Ragnarok Surtur. We've got single booster packs listed at $9.99 each, or you can pick up a ClixBrick of 10 boosters for $89.99.
MINIMATES VEHICLES SERIES 1 – SET, SINGLES
Diamond Select has announced a wave of Minimate-scaled vehicles. It includes a frozen Delorean from Back to the Future, a battle-damaged Hunter Killer Tank from Terminator 2, and a new red stealth jet from the Minimates M.A.X. line. We've got them listed singly for $13.99, or as a set of 3 for $37.99, a savings of $7 off the MSRP.
SIDESHOW 12" CORUSCANT CLONE TROOPER – 41ST ELITE CORPS
The latest of Sideshow's 12" Militaries of Star Wars figures, this Coruscant Clone Trooper is a member of the 41st Elite Corps, and is clad in their tradition white and gray armor. Armed with the traditional Blaster and Long Rifle, this clone trooper is listed at $84.99, $5 below MSRP.
VLAD THE IMPALER 26" PREMIUM FORMAT FIGURE
Sideshow's new Premium Format figure of Vlad the Impaler measures 26" tall and includes cloth outfit components like a hand-sewn jacket with fur trim and a nasty looking mace. This impressive piece is listed at $294.99, $20 below the MSRP, and would be great for horror and historical collectors.
SILVER SURFER 24" COMIQUETTE
The next comiquette to come from Sideshow is the Silver Surfer. Galactus' best-known herald comes with alternate heads and arms, allowing great flexibility in how he is displayed, and we have him priced at $299.99, saving you $25 off the MSRP.
SW BUILD-A-DROID WAVE 7.5 REVISION 2 CASE
This great catch-up wave includes figures from a number of newer waves, that you may have missed. Included in this case are Jedi and Snowspeeder versions of Luke, a Stormtrooper, a Snowtrooper, a Gungan Warrior, Zuckuss, a Bespin Wing Guard (we're not sure which of the two variants will be included at this point), Obi-Wan Kenobi and more. This case is listed at $99.99, and should arrive this February.
THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG GICLEES
Acme is producing three new giclees based on the new Disney movie "The Princess and the Frog". Two show art from the movie and the thirds is a dress study of the main character, and they are listed at $94.99 to $144.99 each.
Acme is also producing limited edition gicless for the new "Avatar" movie. We have four different prints listed, with one available in both paper and canvas versions. These new pieces are listed from $184.99 to $474.99 each, and all are suitable for framing.
BTVS SUPERNATURAL DEFENSE KIT
This new box set from Dark Horse includes an expanded hardcover version of "The Final Cut" done on matte art paper stock, along with three mementos from the story – a gold cross, a Claddagh ring and a vial of holy water with silver flakes. This set will be great for any Buffy fan, and we have it listed at $22.99.
TOY STORY KUBRICKS – CASE, SET, SINGLES
Medicom has announced Kubricks from the Toy Story movies. The first assortment includes Woody, Buzz, Jessie, a Green Army Man, an Alien and Zurg, and we have them listed as a set of 6 for $59.99, or as a case of 24 for $189.99 ($50 off the MSRP). We also have singles listed of Woody and Buzz, priced at $7.99 apiece.
BLACKEST NIGHT POSTERS
DC is releasing the covers of the first two issues of Blackest night as full-size posters. We have both Issue #1 and Issue #2 currently listed, at $8.99 each.
GREEN LANTERN 1:2 SCALE BUST
Continuing the wave of Green Lantern love is this 1:2 scale bust of Hal Jordan. The most famous member of the Green Lantern Corps is shown here as a 13" tall bust in his standard costume, and is listed at $234.99, a whopping $60 off the MSRP.
SINESTRO CORPS MONGUL
This redeco of the enormous Infinite Crisis figure brings Mongul into the current continuity, as a member of (and briefly leader of) the Sinestro Corps. This figure is redone to have his new symbol as well as a number of yellow rings, and he is listed at $22.99, $7 off the MSRP.
CHRISTOPHER REEVE AS SUPERMAN BUST
The first of two busts this month to celebrate DC on the big and small screens, this bust shows Superman as portrayed by Christopher Reeve. Measuring 5.75" tall with a base resembling the Fortress of Solitude, we've got this bust listed at $69.99, $10 below the MSRP.
LYNDA CARTER AS WONDER WOMAN BUST
The other media-related bust for this month is Lynda Carter as she appeared in the Wonder Woman TV show from the 70's. This bust measures 5.5" tall, and is also listed at $69.99, $10 off the MSRP.
GOTHAM CITY STORIES STATUE PART 3 – JOKER
The latest release in this series shows the Joker absconding from a newly-opened (with acid) window, loot in hand. These pieces offer a great new way to collect and display, using wall space more efficiently and not requiring a shelf. Like the other pieces so far, the Joker Statue is listed for pre-order at $84.99, a savings of $15 off the MSRP.
WOMEN OF THE DCU 3 CATWOMAN BUST
This new Catwoman bust shows off her playful side. Dressed in her purple outfit and coming out of a bag of money base, this version of Catwoman holds her whip up so her kitty can play with it. This bust is listed at $49.99 ($10 below MSRP) and should arrive in August.
SUPERMAN FOREVER #1 MINI STATUE
This statue is a half-size version of an Alex Ross statue release from a few years back. This figure has Superman as Clark Kent ripping open his suit and shirt to reveal the 'S' logo underneath. Measuring 6.375" tall, we've got this statue priced at $69.99, $10 off the MSRP.
BATMAN THE DARK CRUSADER MINI STATUE
This statue is another half-size version of a previous Alex Ross piece. This one has Batman standing proud in his grey and black outfit, cape flapping in the wind. Like the Superman statue, this one measures 6.375" tall and is priced at $69.99, $10 below MSRP.
MASS EFFECT SERIES 1 – SET, SINGLES
We don't have any pictures of the figures yet, but DC has announced a first series of 4 Mass Effect figures. We've got Shephard, Grunt, Tali and Thane listed individually at $17.99, and also as a set of four at $64.99, saving you $7 off the sigle figure prices.
FABLES BUSTS – SNOW WHITE, BIGBY WOLF
From the popular Vertigo title "Fables" come these new versions of Snow White and Bigby these two are part of the backbone of the Fables community, and now you can get these two busts of them, priced at $49.99 each ($10 off MSRP).
TERNION WAR EMPERADOR ARMOR SETS
This new armor for 1/6 scale female figures is made to fit a variety of bodies, and includes parts for the torso, arms, legs, waist, head, and even a sword. This set comes in Light and Dark versions, and each set is listed at $58.99.
TRIAD TECH SAVVY DISPLAY ENVIRONMENT – A & B VERSIONS
Triad has also announced two new 1/6 scale environments for displaying your figures. These two different sewer/hallway environments each include a number of pipes and other hardware on the walls, and the two sets are compatible in terms of lining up a larger display. These two are listed at $68.99 each, and should arrive in the first quarter of next year.
CDMW-03 MEAN ROBOTS POWER PARTS SET
This new set from CrazyDevy includes articulated replacements for the two arm pieces in the EZ Collection Devastator, that will allow for additional movement as well as visual accuracy. This set is to arrive in February, and is listed at $24.99.
Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com – have a great holiday season!
Joel & The BBTS Crew.