Tenured readers of the PiercingMetal website know full well about our support of the Toy Industry for our Pop Culture narratives. We’ve been attending NY Comic Con and the Toy Fair for just about a decade now and with the latter event happening in the coming days, I am pleased to share one of the latest offerings from the amazing Super7 company. Check it out.
The Press Release:
Super7®, the San Francisco based toy and pop-culture lifestyle design house, is pleased to announce its latest collaboration with heavy metal legend Slayer, the Show No Mercy ReAction Figure. The deal was brokered by Global Merchandising Services, Inc. worldwide Agent for Slayer. Formed in 1981 in Huntington Park, CA, American thrash metal band Slayer are considered one of the greatest metal bands in history with twelve albums and over 20 million records sold.
Yesterday, Marvel Comics announced that 2019 was the year of their 80th Anniversary and that we could look forward to all sorts of things for our collection across the year. That notice can be found HERE for those who missed it. Hasbro Toys also shared that they would be getting in on the fun with the first two reveals from their Marvel Legends Series line of action figures. As you can see, the images are of the enigmatic telepath Professor X and the Merc With A Mouth, Deadpool. They look terrific.
Here’s a little visual treat from the fine folks at Hasbro Toys who have recently unveiled the first wave of Marvel Legends Series action figures for the upcoming Marvel Studios film “Captain Marvel”. Here’s the press release about it all.
The Press Release:
When the universe is in need of a skilled and confident leader, there is no better hero to take command than CAPTAIN MARVEL! CAROL DANVERS becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Imagine the action, missions, and adventures of CAPTAIN MARVEL with dolls, role play items, and more inspired by the upcoming CAPTAIN MARVEL movie part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that includes AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR!
I’ve just received word that these two brand new sets of Hasbro’s “Marvel Legends Series” action figures is up for pre-order on popular outlets like Entertainment Earth and Amazon.com – There is a first wave of “Spider-Man” figures and a second wave of “Black Panther” figures. Each are around 6″ plus in height and are collectible for sure. They remain some of my favorite figures. Let’s take a look at the provided images.
This second series of BP figures include a Dora Milaje, Erik Killmonger, T’Chaka, 2 different Black Panthers and Ulysses Klaue. Each includes a piece of M’Baku, leader of the Gorilla worshiping tribe from the film.
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.
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.