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Playmates Toys Unveils “Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Toy Line

We recently received this press news and images from the fine folks behind the media affairs of Playmates Toys regarding the new product line for Nickolodeon’s “Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. Take a look at that down below and know that I will return with some editorial ramblings at the close.

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The Press Release:
Cowabunga – the heroes in a half shell have returned with a whole new look! Playmates Toys announced today that its Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line will be available at major retailers starting October 1. As the longtime master toy licensee for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Playmates Toys developed this all-new product line based on Nickelodeon’s brand-new animated series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which premiered on September 17, 2018. The toy line includes an assortment of highly detailed action figures, as well as vehicles, a playset and role play toys.

In addition to the new toy line, Playmates Toys is also introducing a Sewer Squad Pizza Points Loyalty Program, where fans can collect and redeem pizza points for exclusive toys and more. A unique, secret code is included in every Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy package from Playmates Toys. Fans can visit playmatestoys.com to register and join the Sewer Squad, in order to qualify for exclusive toys and other rewards.

In Nickelodeon’s reimagined animated series, the band of brothers (Raph, Leo, Donnie and Mikey) discover new, powerful weapons and encounter a mystical world they never knew existed beneath the streets of New York City.
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Playmates Reveals “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” SDCC Exclusive Figures

If you’re heading to the Comic Con International: San Diego next week AND are a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, then you are going to want to be on the lookout for this exclusive set that will be making an appearance care of the fine folks at Playmates Toys. Check out the skinny below.

The Press Release:
Playmates Toys, the longtime master toy licensee for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, will offer four San Diego Comic-Con exclusive figures that are based on Nickelodeon’s brand-new animated series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Each figure will retail for $30 and will be available from Thursday to Sunday (July 19-22) at Nickelodeon’s booth, #4113.

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Hasbro Reveals Marvel Legends “Red Skull” & Electronic Tesseract SDCC Exclusive

The Press Release:
Fans can commemorate 10 years of epic blockbusters with new MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES figures in the MARVEL STUDIOS: THE FIRST TEN YEARS collection! Imagine JOHANN SCHMIDT claiming the title of RED SKULL and controlling the power of the TESSERACT. Comes with a 6-inch-scale RED SKULL figure, featuring movie-inspired design from CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER and premium articulation and design. The TESSERACT lights up and features alternating light patterns, as well as a seamless battery install for an authentic look and feel. Includes figure, accessory, and electronic TESSERACT. The MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES RED SKULL & ELECTRONIC TESSERACT will be for sale at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. Limited quantities of this item will be available at select conventions and select online retailers after the convention in the relevant market (including HasbroToyShop.com where available). Good while supplies last.

MARVEL STUDIOS: THE FIRST TEN YEARS #0 (HASBRO/Age Adult/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Whew this looks cool so who’s bringing me back one from SDCC since we cannot be there? Anyway, I love the idea of this being a “0” edition because that only means to me that we shall see similar exclusives hitting conventions that all are based on the movie properties as opposed to the comic book lines. Hopefully our readers who are intersted in this one can get their hands on it. Good luck and I will see you next time.

Official Website: http://www.hasbro.com

Playmates Toys New “Voltron Hyper-Phase Legendary Lions” @ San Diego Comic Con 2018

I’ve begun showcasing the assorted awesome that will be available at this years Comic Con International: San Diego convention but you can call it SDCC for short since I so don’t like typing that long name over and over. To keep this one simple, here is the brand-new Voltron: Legendary Defender set from Playmates Toys. Check it out.

Voltron Hyper-Phase Legendary Lion Assortment Set Overview: To achieve Hyper-phase mode, the Voltron team taps into Princess Allura’s unique connection to the Quintessence to imbue the Lions with energy, upgrading their weapons and supercharging the Lions!

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Product Features:
· Prepare for the complete Voltron experience!
· The Hyper-Phase Legendary Lions are fully articulated, with unique projectile launchers for stand-alone play – and they can also transform and combine with the other Hyper-Phase Legendary Lions to form a 16″ fully articulated Voltron figure!
· Each Lion has all new designs, is highly articulated and includes a unique speeder and pilot.
· The Blue, Red, Green and Yellow Lions come with distinct weapons like the Blue Lion’s Hydro Cannon and the Red Lion’s Magma Disc launcher!
· The Black Lion has lights, phrases and sound effects from the show!
· Unlock over 50 sounds by combining all 5 Legendary Lions to form 16″ Voltron for out of this world fun!

MSRP: $129.99 for the 5-piece box set

Available from the following Comic Con vendors:
ThinkGeek/Gamestop – Booth 3349
Toynk Toys – Booth 815/4437
Entertainment Earth – Booth 2343
Trendsetters/Sure Thing Toys – Booth 4730

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: With the holiday just having passed us, I will only say this – “I have a lot to catch up to” and with that let’s close up by saying how awesome this new Voltron set is. Sure its a tad pricey but its five different components and they all look to be rather sturdy and its big. You get what you pay for my friends and you sure don’t want to miss out on this one if you are attending the convention. We don’t get to SDCC which is a shame but we do NYCC so yeah. What do you think of this exclusive Voltron? Chime in down below and be sure to absorb the rest of the images below our links.

Official Websites:
Playmates Toys: https://playmatestoys.com/

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Hasbro Reveals Marvel Legends “Defenders Rail Authority” 5-Pack SDCC Exclusive

As an action figure fan, some of my favorite stuff comes from the folks at Hasbro and their “Marvel Legends” line of 6-inch figures. They’re highly poseable and there is a wide assortment to choose from. In the coming weeks, fans of these figures who are heading to the Comic Con International: San Diego will have the chance to purchase this exclusive set of “The Defenders”. Check out the full press and the provided images.

The Press Release:
Imagine JESSICA JONES, LUKE CAGE, DAREDEVIL, IRON FIST, and COLLEEN WING defending New York City with the MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES DEFENDERS RAIL AUTHORITY 5-PACK. Each figure features multiple points of articulation and premium, detailed styling, and comes packed out in an original package designed to look like the underground public transportation of New York City. Includes five 6-inch figures and five accessories. The MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES DEFENDERS RAIL AUTHORITY 5-PACK will be for sale at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. Limited quantities of this item will be available at select conventions and select online retailers after the convention in the relevant market (including HasbroToyShop.com where available). Good while supplies last.

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES DEFENDERS RAIL AUTHORITY 5-PACK
HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $124.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: This looks like a great set and don’t be put off by the price if you are heading to SDCC and entertaining purchasing this one. Individual figures can run up to $25 each for the Marvel Legends line and believe me there are other figures out there that are much higher. That’s all I will add about this since we aren’t hitting the convention. There are more exclusives to share with you so on that note I say, “what do you think of these and will you be purchasing?”. Chime in down below.

Official Website: http://www.hasbro.com