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NECA To Release Wave 5 Action Figures Featuring Matt Groening, Lenny Kravitz, Adam West, Stan Lee & Tom Petty

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The National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, announced today the next line-up of celebrities as part of The Simpsons exclusive “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars” program. The fifth installment of talent in this limited-edition boutique collection includes Matt Groening, Lenny Kravitz, Adam West, Stan Lee and Tom Petty. In addition, the fourth wave of celebrity figures and merchandise featuring Buzz Aldrin, Tom Jones, Elvis Costello, Weird Al and Aerosmith is now available at various retailers, including Toys“R”Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com, as well as Hastings.

The limited-edition boutique collection includes a diverse array of products including figures, collectibles and apparel featuring the animated likenesses of 25 of the most celebrated guest stars as they appeared on the show. This is the first time in The Simpsons’ 25-year history that merchandise has been designed around celebrity guest stars like Hugh Hefner, James Brown, Yao Ming, Tom Hanks, Kid Rock, The Who, Britney Spears, Mark Hamill, Lucy Lawless, Penn and Teller, Bret Hart, Stephen King, Leonard Nimoy, R.E.M. and Tony Hawk.

The “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars” program launched in early 2014, with product roll-outs continuing throughout the year. New products will continue to be introduced every two to three months, featuring different groupings of guest stars, with limited quantities available at select retailers worldwide.

For more information about the “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars” program, visit http://thesimpsons.necaonline.com.

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NECA Announces Special Edition Michael Keaton/Blu-ray Batman Figure Pack

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NECA announced a special edition Michael Keaton/Blu-ray Batman pack and put preorders up at ebay ($30):

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film that defined Batman for the modern generation — pick up the new Batman Diamond Luxe Blu-ray and get a bonus Batman action figure!

Made by NECA, Batman stands 7″ tall and features the likeness of Michael Keaton! The figure has over 25 points of articulation for great poses, plus removable cape, Batarang and Spear Gun accessories.

In 1989, director Tim Burton breathed new life into one of the most complex and intriguing characters in popular culture. Burton cast off the 1960s camp depiction of the Dark Knight and launched one of the most popular comic book film series ever. Tim Burton’s vision and Michael Keaton’s performance as the Caped Crusader combine perfectly to capture Gotham City’s sinister atmosphere and Batman’s brooding nature. Jack Nicholson stars in a memorable performance as the maniacal Joker and Kim Basinger is Vicki Vale, the beautiful and resourceful photojournalist desired by both men. Featuring songs by Prince and a score by Danny Elfman, Batman won the 1990 Oscar for Best Art Direction/Set Decoration. The new Diamond Luxe Two-Disc Edition includes brand-new bonus material: “Batman: The Birth of the Modern Blockbuster,” a look at the phenomenal marketing, extensive merchandising and franchise foresight that set the template for the next 25 years of tentpole pictures.

Items will be available to ship after 12/9/14.

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NECA Announces Simpsons 25th Anniversary Guest Stars Series 3 Featuring Penn and Teller, Bret Hart, Stephen King, Leonard Nimoy & R.E.M

Simpsons fans rejoice! National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, announced today the next line-up of celebrities appearing in NECA’s exclusive “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars” program.

The third installment of talent in this limited-edition boutique collection includes Penn and Teller, Bret Hart, Stephen King, Leonard Nimoy and R.E.M.

In addition, the second wave of five celebrity figures and merchandise, featuring The Who, Britney Spears, Mark Hamill, Lucy Lawless and Tony Hawk, is now available at various retailers, including Toys“R”Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com, as well as Hastings.

This product line joins the first wave of the limited-edition collection celebrating “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars,” which includes Hugh Hefner, James Brown, Yao Ming, Tom Hanks and Kid Rock products that have been available to consumers since Feb. 2014.

The limited-edition boutique collection includes a diverse array of products including figures, collectibles and apparel featuring the animated likenesses of 25 of the most celebrated guest stars as they appeared on the show.

The “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars” program launched in early 2014, with product roll-outs continuing throughout the year. New products will continue to be introduced every two to three months, featuring different groupings of guest stars, with limited quantities available at select retailers worldwide.

For more information about the “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars” program, visit http://thesimpsons.necaonline.com. The figures will arrive in June.

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