Friday, July 23, 2021

SDCC 2021: Amazon Releases Wheel of Time Teaser Poster

Amazon The Wheel of Time Teaser Poster

Amazon Prime Video and Sony Pictures Television today revealed the teaser poster for the upcoming Amazon Original fantasy series "The Wheel of Time. The teaser poster was first revealed during the show’s Comic-Con@Home panel, where showrunner Rafe Judkins’ (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hemlock Grove) also confirmed that the series will exclusively stream on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide in November 2021. The full panel can now be seen on SDCC’s official YouTube channel.

The Wheel of Time is one of the most popular and enduring fantasy series of all-time, with over 90 million books sold. Set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain women are allowed to access it, the story follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.   

SDCC 2021: Diamond Select's Winter Preview

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Summer’s almost over, and winter is on its way! This month, Diamond Select Toys is offering products for pre-order that will ship in February 2022, and it’s a great mix of items! From action figures to Vinimates, from Gallery Dioramas to Legends in 3D busts – plus statues and busts from Gentle Giant Ltd. – it’s the best of all worlds! Order online or find a store at comicshoplocator.com!

SDCC 2021: McFarlane Dives Into the Disney Mirrorverse

McFarlane Disney Mirrorverse Guardians Action Figures

McFarlane Toys announced today that the action-ready worlds of the highly anticipated Disney Mirrorverse mobile game will come to life with a collection of 5-inch and 7-inch action figures.

McFarlane Toys, known for its artistic and creatively designed toys, will create highly detailed action figures of Disney Mirrorverse Guardians – heroes and villains based on iconic Disney and Pixar characters.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

SDCC 2021 Exclusives: Mattel Masters of the Universe, WWE, Jurassic Park & More

SDCC 2021 Mattel Masters of the Universe Masterverse Revelation Scare Glow Action Figure 15

San Diego Comic-Con remain virtual or "@ Home" this year so we all don't get our dirty germs all over each other, but that hasn't stopped companies from pumping out their own waves of SDCC Exclusives!! Today we dip into Mattel's lineup, just in time to get our pre-orders in at 12pm eastern, 9am pacific time at the Mattel Creations website (https://creations.mattel.com/). Let's dig in... 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Amazon Studios Adapts Neil Gaiman's Anansi Boys

Amazon Studios Neil Gaiman's Anansi Boys
Amazon Studios today announced that it has ordered a series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s international best-selling novel Anansi Boys. Anansi Boys will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The six episode limited series will begin shooting in Scotland later this year.

Based on Gaiman’s novel of the same name, Anansi Boys follows Charlie Nancy, a young man who is used to being embarrassed by his estranged father. But when his father dies, Charlie discovers that his father was Anansi: trickster god of stories. And he learns that he has a brother. Now his brother, Spider, is entering Charlie’s life, determined to make it more interesting but making it a lot more dangerous. 

SDCC 2021 Exclusives: Kidrobot Spacemen, Stabby Plush and... Elton John?

KIDROBOT SDCC 2021 VIRTUAL CON EXCLUSIVES
Kidrobot is bringing Comic Con Exclusives to you with the Kidrobot x SDCC 2021 Virtual Con on Kidrobot.com. This special online-only event starts Friday, July 23rd at 10am MT / 12pm ET.

Starting Friday, July 23rd at 10am MT, Kidrobot will begin pre-orders for 3 exclusives on Kidrobot.com.  Once they sell out, they are gone for good. First to complete check out get them. Set your alarms!

SDCC 2021: Playmates Toys Returns To The Star Trek Universe

Playmates Star Trek
Playmates Toys and ViacomCBS Consumer Products today announced that ViacomCBS has awarded the global toy company with the licensing rights for action figures, vehicles and ships, role play and other toy categories for all Star Trek properties. Playmates will launch its new Star Trek toy line in 2022, following Star Trek’s entry into kids’ content with the premiere of Star Trek: Prodigy, the first Star Trek series aimed at younger audiences.

Sweet Suite 2021: Jazwares & The 25th Anniversary of Pokemon

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Summer is roasting us on the east coast in the states, and as we slowly reopen to large-scale events, some crews have opted to go virtual, at least one last time. The Toy Insider erred on the side of caution this year, so their annual Sweet Suite toy event launched online, complete with a full show floor populated with cardboard cutout-looking toy reps ready to connect us to the new toy news we've been begging for all year. SWEET TOY NEWS RELIEF!!! We kick things off with our buds at Wicked Cool who are now merged with pop culture giant JAZWARES who made squishing things a national pastime. Squishmallows may be mega-popular right now, but if you want to be the very best, like no one ever was, you go for POKEMON!! 

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Factory Entertainment's Star Trek Medical Scanner and Hypospray

Factory Entertainment's Star Trek Medical Scanner and Hypospray 1
Factory Entertainment unveiled its latest Star Trek collectible -- a prop replica set of the Medical Scanner and Hypospray from Star Trek: The Next Generation. 24th Century Starfleet Medical personal had a wide variety of equipment available to them. Two of the most seen items in Star Trek: The Next Generation were:

The Hypospray, which used aerosuspension to deliver many types of medication both subcutaneously and intravenously. It was also be used to collect and store air samples.

The Medical Peripheral Device, more commonly known as the “Hand Scanner”, which contained sensors that allow it collect and analyze a wide variety of medical diagnostic readings.  The Hand Scanner was designed to work in tandem with a Medical Tricorder but could also function independently.

GOONBOX Keeps The Beat Alive

Tenacious Toys Rap Kings GOONBOX Gold Edition 7 inch vinyl art toy
Tenacious Toys is pumped to announce their next exclusive toy drop: the Rap Kings GOONBOX Gold Edition 7-inch vinyl art toy designed by Chris B. Murray and produced with care by Clutter Studios.

This is the first vinyl art toy by Philly artist Chris B. Murray who is best known for his illustrations and prints.

Chris grew up studying hip hop culture, which has driven his design sensibility as well as his work as a professional artist. His ongoing Rap Kings illustrated series highlights the groups he grew up listening to as well as current day artists. It started as a poster series, extended into other merch, and then ultimately lead him to create the series first vinyl toy, GOONBOX!