Archives by Tag 'Batman'

Hot Wheels is a secret subsidiary of Wayne Industries?

by James


The other day, we were cruising down City Walk at Universal Studios. We went into my son’s favorite comic book store called “Things from Another Planet,” when I spied these super cool Hot Wheels collectibles based on Batman!

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Toys R Us announces ComiCon Exclusives

by James

Marking it’s fourth appearance at the annual San Diego Geek fest, Toys R Us announced a slate of 10 exclusive toys for ComiCon. The toys range from Master Chief (Halo 4) to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Winx Club. Let’s take a closer look …

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The Dark Knight Rises Battle of Gotham City Playset

by James


It’s been kinda wierd seeing Batman toys this time around, mostly because the Dark Knight is … well … so … dark! I mean, this ain’t your daddy’s Caped Crusader, and the Christopher Nolan films aren’t really family fare, are they? But this Target exclusive Battle of Gotham City Playset is!

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LEGO teams up with DC to create stop motion app

by James


So you’ve gotten your kids all these LEGOs and minifigs, don’t you think it’s time they became the next Steven Spielberg? Or at least Nick Park? Well, they can with the new LEGO┬« Super Hero Movie Maker app for the iPhone.

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Join the Justice League with these new custom action figures

by James


Admit it. When you read a Batman or Superman comic book, or even Wonder Woman, you fantasize that you were that super hero. It’s natural. Every kid does it. They dream of being the Dark Knight, or the Man of Krypton, and taking down the evil likes of the Joker (and some even with they WERE the Joker!). That’s what Firebox is counting on with a new line of custom action figures that puts you under the cape.

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Hasbro releases another cool Spud

by James


Mr. Potato head has been a storm trooper, Darth Vader, a Klingon, Captain Kirk, Han Solo, Jolly ole Saint Nick, The King, part of Kiss, Buzz Lightyear, and even Iron Man. But what he’s never been is the Dark Knight … until now.

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Lord of the Rings makes Fellowship with LEGO

by James


One brick to rule them all … yep, that’s right, LEGO has entered into a merchandising agreement with Warner Brothers Consumer Products to bring yet another shield title to the LEGO universe … THE LORD OF THE RINGS.

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Wish LEGO would make a certain set? Ichiban has you covered

by James


If any pop culture property deserves it’s own product line from LEGO, it’s STAR TREK. I mean, come on! The Enterprise, the evil, soulless Klingon Bird of Prey, Spock’s time traveling jelly fish space craft. It baffles me how with nearly 50 years of sci-fi goodness, Denmark hasn’t embraced the Trek with minifigs and a set of the Enterprise Bridge. If you agree, you could contact LEGO and demand it, or you could go over to ICHIBAN and just have it custom made.

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Lego makes a \S/uper announcement

by James


Lego and DC must be very happy with how well Batman has done as they’re launching a Lego Super Heroes line of toys. And not only that, but it looks to include BOTH DC and Marvel Comics universes!

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Another incredible Lego BatDiorama

by James

Man, there are some incredibly talented brick builders out there! Check out this Lego diarama of the Batcave! It took a week to build and uses nearly 10,000 gray, black and other miscellaneous bricks to piece together. Also note the Tim Burton/Michael Keaton era Batmobile ready to ride …

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