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AFX And Diamond Debut Thundercats Minimates at Comic Con

Action Figure Express and Diamond revealed a new set of Thundercats Minimates, making their debut in a limited edition box set at SDCC!

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Comics Korner: Week of 6/27/12

 

The wait for Spaceman was getting a little bit ridiculous, but it has returned this week along with a host of other great books.  The talented Gregg Hurwitz has taken over writing duties on the Dark Knight, and Before Watchmen continues with Nite Owl number one.  Keep reading for the details on these titles and more, and keep in mind that comics ship next Thursday instead of Wednesday (July 4th) in the U.S.

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Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut Reviewed

By all rights, Mass Effect 3 should have been the gaming experience of a lifetime – the culmination of hundreds of hours spent, not only playing a game, but absorbing a world rich in established lore and complex characters.  Instead, gamers were subjected to a jarringly disappointing end to the trilogy rife with plot holes, self-contradictions, and lazy writing.  Fan outcry regarding the abysmal finale sequence specifically caused developer BioWare to announce that an extended cut of the game was in the works that would provide more closure and attempt to explain away some of the gaping plot holes.  Now that it’s out, let’s take a detailed look.

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Mezco Toyz Comic Con Exclusives Revealed

Mezco Toyz has relaunched their website, and with it revealed a whole slew of Summer exclusives which will make their debut at Comic Con in just a few weeks.  Get all the details on Mezco’s 2012 Con lineup…

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The Avengers Legends Wish List

The Avengers movie was obviously a smash hit, breaking box office records and living up to the potential we all hoped for. The finest toys released for the movie were without a doubt Hasbro’s Legends Series Avengers, which captured the on-screen looks of the super hero team perfectly.  Sadly, the assortment is exclusive to Wal-Mart, notoriously the most difficult retailer at which to find exclusives, but in spite of the difficult hunt the toys have been selling out astonishingly quickly.  Which is exactly why Hasbro needs to hurry up and make more of them as soon as possible.

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Kotobukiya Unveils Two New Star Wars ArtFX+ Statues

Kotobukiya is making sure 2012 will end on a high note, with a pair of fantastic new Star Wars ArtFX+ statues featuring Boba Fett and Darth Vader in their ROTJ looks.

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BBTS Sponsor News: Bruticus, Marvel Legends, $5k Giveaway, Batman, Avengers & More!

It’s a big week for our friends at Big Bad Toy Store– not only do they have loads of new pre-orders (including the long-awaited Marvel Legends Wave 3, Avengers Wave 4 and Transformers Bruticus), but they have lots of awesome new items in stock, including NECA’s Borderlands figures and DC Direct’s New 52 Batman. If that isn’t enough, they’re also running a sweepstakes for a great prize… $5,000 in store credit!  Keep reading for all the details…

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Kotobukiya’s Power Girl & Jaina Solo Bishoujo Make Their Debut

Kotobukiya has debuted the final sculpts for two upcoming Bishoujo on their Facebook page, and later this year fans can pick up the “pretty girl” takes on DC Comics’ Power Girl and Star Wars’ Jaina Solo.

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Hasbro’s Avengers Legends May Be The Best Toys Of The Year

For the past few weeks, collectors everywhere have been staking out Wal-Marts near and far chasing down the impossibly elusive store exclusive Legends Series Avengers. Wal-Mart’s terribly bad distribution, combined with the huge popularity of the movie have made these figures the hardest toys to find at retail this Summer, but they are absolutely worth the blood, sweat and tears it will take to find them.

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Gentle Giant Reveals New Comic Con Exclusives

Gentle Giant has just revealed three new Comic Con exclusives, including an amazing new bust of the mad titan Thanos, a new Blade 2 gift set and the latest Star Wars jumbo Kenner figure… get all the details on the exclusives… as well as how you can pre-order them right now and avoid the lines at SDCC.

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