It’s a new week, which means Wednesday is a New Toy Day! This week, new items from Diamond Select Toys are making their way to comic shops across North America, and they come from two different corners of the Marvel Universe, as well as the sewers of New York City! Check out the Marvel and TMNT toys available below, then hit up your nearest comic shop! Find one at comicshoplocator.com, or order online at Diamondselecttoys.com!
Equipment: In Stores This Week from Diamond Select Toys…Venom, Deadpool, Skrulls and Turtles!
Equipment: Hasbro Marvel Legends Series Star-Lord Premium Electronic Role Play Helmet
This morning, Hasbro lifted the curtain on a new addition to the Marvel Legends Series line of premium role play items with a Star-Lord helmet! This Legends Series Star-Lord helmet is a 1:1 scale reproduction of Peter Quill a.k.a Star-Lord’s helmet as it appears throughout his various appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The helmet suggested retail price is $131.99 and will be available for pre-order tomorrow 3/14 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse.
Vids: Newly-Remastered “Max Fleischer’s Superman 1941-1943” comes to Digital & Blu-ray on 5/16/23
Warner Bros. Discovery has meticulously remastered Max Fleischer’s treasured set of 17 animated Superman shorts from the original 35mm source elements. Max Fleischer’s Superman 1941-1943 will be available to purchase Digitally on HD and on Blu-ray May 16, 2023.
Superman made his comic book debut in 1938, appearing in Action Comics #1 (dated June 1938, but officially published on April 18, 1938), and the Man of Steel’s popularity grew with his subsequent radio program. Max Fleischer gave the world’s first Super Hero his initial animated spotlight, producing 17 theatrical animated shorts from September 1941 to July 1943 that further elevated the character’s profile, and added many significant aspects to his canon – including coining many of Superman’s patented catchphrases and attributes.
Equipment: Factory Entertainment Announces Partnership with Paramount to Produce Star Trek Collectibles
Factory Entertainment has announced that the company has entered into a multi-year agreement with Paramount parent, Viacom International Inc, to expand upon its best-selling line of movie and television collectibles for Star Trek.
Factory Entertainment’s Star Trek line will be centered primarily around its high-end prop replica business. Since 2011, the company has established itself as the leader in producing authentic, limited- edition replicas of props and gadgets from popular movie and TV properties.
Equipment: In Stores This Week from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD. -Black Panther, Magneto, Darth Vader and More!
It’s Wednesday, which means it’s New Toy Day in comic and toy shops across North America! This week, Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD are shipping six new items to stores, including busts, statues and Minimates from Marvel and Star Wars! Read on for details, then find a store near you at comicshoplocator.com, or order online at Diamondselecttoys.com and gentlegiantltd.com!
Equipment: Hasbro Reveals New Retro Collection, Mission Fleet from Mandoverse
Hasbro joined in on Mando Mania – Lucasfilm’s weekly celebration of new products inspired by the Mandoverse with new Retro Collection figures and a speedy addition to the Mission Fleet line! The new Retro Collection figures include Boba Fett (Dune Sea), Fennec Shand, The Mandalorian, Grogu, Cad Bane, Krrsantan and a Tusken Warrior as they appeared in Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett series on Disney+.
Vids: Coming this April is the Superman 5 Film Box Set on 4K Ultra HD™ from Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment
As part of the year-long centennial celebration for the 100th anniversary of Warner Bros. Studio, five films featuring the iconic DC Super Hero Superman – Superman: The Movie, Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman III, and Superman IV – will be available for purchase in a five-film collection on 4K Ultra HD Disc and Digital on April 18.
Based on the DC character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the Superman films star Christopher Reeve as the legendary “Man of Steel.”
Equipment: Star Trek: The Motion Picture Sensor and Insignia Prop Replica Set from Factory Entertainment Review and Unboxing
Factory Entertainment, purveyors of pristine pop culture products, has done it again. Factory Entertainment has produced a pair of pins from Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Technically, it is only one pin and a replica of the Ilia probe’s sensor, but I am enjoying the alliteration. This prop replica set commemorates the Enterprise’s first foray onto the big screen.
Equipment: Diamond Select Toys Nathan Drake Uncharted Action Figure Review and Unboxing
Uncharted started out as a video game and in 2022 it became a feature film starring Tom Holland in the role of Nathan Drake; adventurer and treasure hunter. The movie played out just like a live action video game with chases, narrow escapes and an overabundance of action. Now thanks to Diamond Select Toys you relive Nathan Drake’s adventures with the Uncharted Nathan Drake Deluxe Action Figure.
Soundwaves: WaterTower Music Releases Shazam! Fury of the Gods Main Title ahead of Full Score
Watertower Music is extremely excited to announce the release of award-winning composer Christophe Beck’s “Shazam! Fury Of The Gods (Main Title Theme)”. The enthralling new theme is the first music to be made available from director David F. Sandberg’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods, which continues the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam.