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Justin Ishmael Announces The Rock-Afire Explosion Billy Bob Brockali Vinyl Figure

Justin Ishmael is proud to announce The Rock-Afire Explosion Billy Bob Brockali vinyl figure is now available for pre-order on www.JUSTINISHMAEL.com. ISH worked with Rock-Afire Explosion creator, Aaron Fechter, to bring this licensed toy to life!

The Rock-a-fire Explosion was an animatronic robot band that played in Showbiz Pizza Place from 1980 to 1992, and in various Showbiz Pizza locations between 1990 and 1992. Showbiz later rebranded and the band was steadily replaced by Chuck E. Cheese characters.

Billy Bob Brockali: Regular Edition

The lead singer of the greatest animatronic band of all time, The Rock-Afire Explosion, feels like it was pulled right off of the stage at Showbiz Pizza. Regular edition comes with classic striped overalls and trademark banjo!

Size: Approximately 11″ tall
Material: Roto Vinyl / Injection
Ships: Approximately 3rd Qtr 2019
Price: $120

Deluxe edition is only available at justinishmael.com and comes with the classic striped overalls, trademark banjo, PLUS  a 2” Birthday Bird mini-figure and an interchangeable version of Billy Bob’s head exposing the animatronic robot parts underneath.

Size: Approximately 11″ tall
Material: Roto Vinyl / Injection
Ships: Approximately 3rd Qtr 2019
Price: $150

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Funko Pop! Rocks: Queen

Relive the magic and wonder of the British rock band that gifted the world “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Will Rock You,” “We Are the Champions” and “Another One Bites the Dust,” among many other songs. A Freddie Mercury Pop! pays homage to the singer and pianist’s flamboyant style with his black and white harlequin jumpsuit. If you were a fan of Queen’s 1986 performance at Wembley Stadium in London you’ll love the Freddie Mercury Pop! wearing Mercury’s white suit and vibrant yellow jacket. Fans of Roger Taylor’s percussive genius will consider his Pop! a must-have item. Little known fact: Lead guitarist Brian May is also an astrophysicist. Bring his stellar Pop! home. Bass guitarist John Deacon rounds out the quartet.

Who could forget Queen’s 69-concert Rock ‘n’ America Tour supporting their Hot Space album, including two July 1982 concerts in Madison Square Garden? Relive the glory with a FYE exclusive Freddie Mercury Pop! commemorating the show.

Coming in December!

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Funko Pop! Movies: Wayne’s World

It’s Wayne and Garth’s world and we’re all just living in it. Pay a visit to the early ‘90s with these Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar Pop! figures. You’ll laugh together. You’ll cry together. You may even hurl together.

Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar Pop! figures wearing hockey gear is a Target Exclusive.

Coming in November!

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LEGO Ideas Pop-Up Book 

Enjoy 2 classic fairy tales with this brick-mazing pop-up LEGO book! 

Bring the classic fairy tales Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk to life with the first-ever pop-up book made from LEGO bricks! 

Open the book and up pops grandmother’s lovely cottage with swinging door and an interior so you and your family can recreate the memorable story. Will Little Red Riding Hood recognize her grandmother in pajamas or is that the wolf in disguise? Or swap out the scene and climb to the top of the beanstalk in search of treasure in the giant’s castle, but microfigure Jack better keep an eye open for the hungry minifigure giant! 

The 859 piece set will retail for $69.99 and be available on November 1, 2018.

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Toys “R” Us To Re-Brand As Geoffrey’s Toy Box

News came last week that the brand Toys “R” Us who filed for bankruptcy, scrapped their auction of Toys R’ Us assets during a bankruptcy court filing last Tuesday, and plan on re-branding and reviving the company, as apposed to selling it off.

They announced in a press release that Toys “R” Us and all of its subsidiary companies are being acquired by a group of investors, led by a group entitled ‘Geoffrey, LLC’. They’re being re-branded as “Geoffrey’s Toy Box.”On their Toy Show Profile they describe this new company as a:

Wholesale toy distributor and intellectual property company whose focus is on popular play patterns across trusted brands that kids and parents love. Geoffrey’s Toy Box is a fully outfitted organization with design, development and global sourcing expertise. Portfolio includes popular brands like Journey Girls, Fastlane, True Heroes, You & Me, Imaginarium, Just like Home and more!

Geoffrey’s Toy Box will launch consumer locations across the country this coming November as a “shop-within-a-shop” concept, initially partnering with “a prominent Midwest retailer.” No word yet on who that retailer might be.

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Funko Announces DC Primal Age Figures

Funko in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, today announced the launch of DC Primal Age, a new line of action figure toys featuring retro-style barbarian fantasy themed Super Heroes and Super-Villains from the DC universe. The inaugural line will be available for purchase starting October 5, 2018 on amazon.com.

The first wave of the DC Primal Age branded collection will include eight, five-and-a-half-inch tall action figures, featuring the iconic DC Super Heroes and DC Super-Villains everyone knows and loves as well as two “beast rides” and a full size Batcave playset. To celebrate the launch, Funko, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Amazon will be giving away 10,000 DC: Primal Age Mr. Freeze action figures today at the 2018 New York Comic Con.  Lucky fans will be able to grab the first DC: Primal Age Mr. Freeze at one of two locations, including the Funko Booth (# SC01) and the DC Booth (# 722) at the Javits Center in New York.

“We are excited to finally unveil this new retro line of action figures that pays homage to the unique design that we all remember from the DC comic books of the seventies and eighties,” said Brian Mariotti, CEO of Funko. “It’s been an incredible experience to bring this nostalgic spin to the iconic Super Heroes and Super-Villains of the DC Universe in a true Funko fashion. The new collection is a great example of our strong relationships with our licensors who trust us to deliver our own take on their popular characters. We continue to see a fantasy renaissance in consumer demand and we look forward to sharing this new concept with our fans.”

“We partnered with Funko to create a collection that would spark the nostalgia of DC fans yet give them an all new way of viewing their favorite DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains,” said Julian Montoya, senior vice president, global toys, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “Then we launched the innovative toy line in a fun way to engage and excite fans, who are at the center of everything that we do.”

The ‘80s were an undeniably glorious decade for toys, and action figures in particular. The heroes were ripped and the playsets were epic. Combine that aesthetic with greatest DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and you get DC Primal Age—a brutal, barbaric world ruled by ferocious warriors. Wonder Woman, Batman, Aquaman and Green Lantern represent DC’s Super Heroes.

DC Super-Villains, Scarecrow, King Shark, Mr. Freeze and The Joker will stop at nothing to challenge the DC Super Heroes and wreak havoc in this strange world.

Batman rides Ace the Bathound into battle against The Joker Beast.

And all of this takes place around the iconic Batcave, a lair carved from stone and the perfect playset to round out the DC Primal Age collection. The muscles are big and the stakes are even bigger. Hoard them all.

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LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader’s Castle (75251) Amazon Exclusive

Battle with Darth Vader in his fortified castle!

Set the scene for action on planet Mustafar with LEGO® Star Wars 75251 Darth Vader’s Castle! This building set of Vader’s mysterious stronghold features lots of great details, including a brick-built lava flow, an underground hangar with mouse droid and docking station, ancient Sith shrine with holocron, racks for extra ammunition, and secret compartments hiding more Sith relics.

The hangar also houses a buildable TIE Advanced Fighter model with stud shooters and space to sit the Darth Vader minifigure. There’s also a bacta tank, Darth Vader’s meditation chamber with holographic communication unit, and a meeting platform at the top with a defensive stud-shooter cannon. As well as classic Darth Vader, the set also includes a bacta tank version of the Dark Lord, plus 2 Royal Guards and an Imperial Transport Pilot.

-Includes 5 minifigures: Darth Vader, Darth Vader (bacta tank), 2 Royal Guards and an Imperial Transport Pilot.
-Features Darth Vader’s Castle and a buildable version of Vader’s TIE Advanced Fighter. Underground hangar with mouse droid and docking station, ancient Sith shrine with holocron, racks for extra ammunition, Sith relics, secret compartments hiding a lightsaber handle and a red kyber crystal element, plus space for Vader’s TIE Advanced Fighter.
-Castle also features a side access door, opening bacta tank, a hook for Lord Vader’s cape, meditation chamber with space for a minifigure and holographic communication unit, plus a circular meeting area at the top with a defensive stud-shooter cannon.
-TIE Advanced Fighter features 2 stud shooters and an opening minifigure cockpit.
-Weapons include Darth Vader’s red lightsaber, the Imperial Transport Pilot’s blaster pistol and the Royal Guards’ Force pikes.
-Darth Vader’s Castle Star Wars building set measures over 16” (41cm) high, 11” (28cm) wide and 9” (23cm) deep.
-TIE Advanced Fighter measures over 2” (6cm) high, 4” (11cm) wide and 3” (9cm) long.

The 1060 piece set will retail for $129.99 and will be available exclusively at Amazon.com for the 2018 Holidays; Pre-Order October 4.

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Mondo Announces Masters of The Universe: He-Man 1/6 Scale Figure

By the Power of Grayskull, you too can have the Power! Mondo is proud to bring you the first in our Masters of The Universe 1/6 Scale Figure line – He-Man!

He-Man 1/6 Scale Figure features over 30 points of articulation, including power sword, battle axe, sheath, shield, short sword, hand blaster, rifle blaster, Burbie mini figure with stand, six different interchangeable hands, and fabric costume elements. The figure also comes with a regular and vintage portrait. This is the most powerful figure you will ever find, from here to Eternia!

The Mondo Exclusive features an alternative Skeletor portrait inspired by art in the vintage mini comics for use with the Skeletor 1/6 Scale Figure – coming soon! The Exclusive version is a timed edition and will be available until October 23.

Both versions of the He-Man 1/6 Scale Figure are available now for pre-order!

He-Man 1/6 Scale Figure. Approx. 12” in height, Material: PVC, ABS. Over 30 points of articulation. Artists: Ramirez Studios, Dave Rapoza, Joe Allard, Jason Wires Productions, Darren Henke. Expected to Ship in 1st Quarter of 2019. $160 

He-Man 1/6 Scale Figure (Mondo Exclusive). Features an alternative Skeletor portrait inspired by art in the vintage mini comics. Approx. 12” in height, Material: PVC, ABS. Over 30 points of articulation. Artists: Ramirez Studios, Dave Rapoza, Joe Allard, Jason Wires Productions, Darren Henke. Expected to Ship in 1st Quarter of 2019. Timed Edition – Available until Oct. 23. $165 

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LEGO Star Wars Betrayal At Cloud City (75222) Officially Announced

Visit Bespin’s amazing metropolis in the sky—Cloud City!

Relive a world of unforgettable moments from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back or add your own fun twists to the story with this LEGO Star Wars 75222 Betrayal at Cloud City set. 

The amazingly detailed set is divided into 4 sections, each depicting scenes from the classic movie. There’s a landing platform complete with Boba Fett’s Slave I ship, a detailed promenade, a dining room with seating for 5 minifigures, a garbage processing room with incinerator, and a sensor balcony for epic Luke vs. Vader Lightsaber duels. There’s also a carbon freeze chamber with a function to ‘freeze’ Han in carbonite, an interrogation chamber and prison cell, a secondary landing platform for the Twin-Pod Cloud Car, and so much more. Add an astonishing 18 LEGO minifigures plus 2 droids to the mix, and you have a set that Star Wars and LEGO fans of any age would be proud to add to their collection.

The 2,812 piece set will be available for LEGO VIP members starting on September 13 and to the general public on October 1. The suggested retail price is $349.99.

– Includes 18 minifigures: Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker in Bespin outfits, Chewbacca, C-3PO, Lando Calrissian, Lobot, 2 Cloud City Guards, 2 Cloud Car Pilots, Leia and Han in Hoth outfits, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, 2 Stormtroopers and an Ugnaught, plus R2-D2 and an IG-88 droid.

– Section 1 features a landing platform with a sliding entrance door and Boba Fett’s Slave I ship with an opening minifigure cockpit, movable wings and space underneath to store the Han in carbonite element.

– Section 2 features a dining room with a table, seats for 5 minifigures and a decorative Cloud City micro build; lounge with a transparent sculpture and 2 chairs; garbage processing room with an incinerator, conveyor belt and a deactivated IG-class droid; and a promenade with tree sculpture, mural relief and opening doorways leading to other parts of the model.

– Section 3 features a sensor balcony with railing and swing-out function, plus a maintenance cabin with opening round window for epic Lightsaber duels, plus a carbon freeze chamber with lever-activated ‘freeze’ function.

– Section 4 features a dark-red corridor leading to the interrogation chamber with a turning interrogation chair, plus a prison cell, hangar with a secret trapdoor and tool & weapon rack, and space for the Twin-Pod Cloud Car with opening minifigure cockpits and 2 stud shooters.

– New minifigure details include Leia’s red dress, Han’s Corellian blood stripe, Luke’s dark-tan Dagobah outfit, the Ugnaught’s head decoration and the cloud car pilots.

– Weapons include Han’s blaster pistol, Chewbacca’s bowcaster, Luke’s Lightsaber, Vader’s Lightsaber, Boba Fett’s blaster rifle, IG-88’s blaster rifle, 5 blaster pistols and 4 blasters.

– Accessory elements include a wrench, handcuffs and Lobot’s cybernetic band.

– Stage air-to-air battles between Boba Fett’s Slave I and the Twin-Pod Cloud Car.

– Pull the carbon freeze chamber lever to pretend freeze Han in carbonite!

– Relive unforgettable scenes from the classic Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back movie.

– This amazing set is part of the LEGO® Star Wars Master Builder Series.

– Cloud City measures over 6” (16cm) high, 22” (58cm) wide and 22” (56cm) deep.

– Slave I measures over 4” (11cm) high, 7” (19cm) long and 7” (18cm) wide.

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Stranger Things 2 Ghostbusters Costume 4 Pack Figure Set – Summer Convention Exclusive 2018

McFarlane Toys has released details for the Stranger Things Season 2 – Ghostbusters Costume 4-Pack. This set includes Mike Wheeler, Will Byers, Lucas Sinclair, and Dustin Henderson in their Ghostbusters Halloween Costumes. 

The set is priced at $69.99 and is a GameStop Exclusive. It is scheduled for release on October 15th. You can pre-order it HERE.

Mike, Will, Lucas, and Dustin return in season 2 of the Netflix hit series, Stranger Things with a bang. One gloomy Halloween night in Hawkins, Indiana, Mike, Will, Lucas, and Dustin decide to dress up as their favorite characters from the iconic movie but little do they know that Halloween will never be the same again. The Ghostbuster Deluxe Box features the 4 fan-favorite characters in the iconic Ghostbuster jumpsuits that were made so popular in the 1984 hit movie, Ghostbusters.

– Spectacular likeness of fan favorite characters Mike, Lucas, Will, and Dustin sculpted directly from assets created by Netflix and Sony
– 14+ points of detailed articulation for optimal play-action
– Dustin includes the iconic Ghost Trap with Dart and Proton Pack
– Will includes detailed TMP Video Camera, iconic Proton Pack and jumpsuit
– Lucas includes iconic Proton Pack and jumpsuit
– Mike includes iconic Proton Pack and jumpsuit
– All Proton Packs are removable
– Figures showcased in stylized Stranger Things and Ghostbusters deluxe box packaging
– Features authentic hyper-realistic paint decoration of the iconic jumpsuits worn by the original Ghostbuster cast.

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