Friday, January 30, 2015

Teen Titans Go!: Appetite for Disruption Season 2 Part 1 DVD Coming Soon!

ON DVD APRIL 14, 2015

Featuring Over 4 Hours of Content on 2 DVD Discs

BURBANK, CA (January, 29, 2015) – Teen Titans fans can relive the latest adventures when Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) releases Teen Titans Go!: Appetite for Disruption Season 2 Part 1 on DVD April 14, 2015. The two-disc DVD set is priced to own for $19.97 SRP. Order due date is March 10, 2015. Teen Titans GO!,  which consistently ranked as the #1 show for kids 6-11 on Cartoon Network has been renewed for a third season of fun and mayhem.

In Season 2 Part 1, the Teen Titans return with a whole new bevy of baddies, beverages and adventures! Partner up with Robin, Cyborg, Raven, Starfire and Beast Boy to defend Jump City against slimy monsters, tyrannical villains and of course, crime fighting induced hunger pains. Every vote counts when the Teen Titans hold team leader elections, Beast Boy dials up the “man-factor” with his new robotic limbs, while Raven races to save the cotton candy bushes from the Gumdrop Goblin. It’s a titan red alert with 26 gut-punching, gut-busting adventures in this all-new collection.

“We are thrilled with the audience response to the youngest and funniest members of the DC Comics universe and even more excited to continue the fun with Teen Titans Go!: Appetite for Disruption Season 2 Part 1,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family & Animation Marketing. “With this release, fans both old and new will be able to continue to enjoy crime-fighting adventures featuring their favorite teenage super heroes.”

Episodes (11 minute runtime each):

  1. Mr. Butt
  2. Man Person
  3. Pirates
  4. I See You
  5. Brian
  6. Nature
  7. Salty Codgers
  8. Knowledge
  9. Love Monsters
  10. Baby Hands
  11. Caramel Apples
  12. Halloween
  13. Sandwich Thief

  1. Money Grandma
  2. Friendship
  3. Vegetables
  4. The Mask
  5. Slumber Party
  6. Serious Business
  7. Thanksgiving
  8. Boys vs. Girls
  9. Body Adventure
  10. Road Trip
  11. The Best Robin
  12. Mouth Hole
  13. Hot Garbage

Thursday, January 29, 2015

New Dc Super Friends Animated Shorts Announced!

Variety announced the following today:

The DC Super Friends toy line, inspired by the Fisher-Price Imaginext action figures and play sets, will be turned into a series of 15 three-minute animated shorts, also launching in the spring that will be accompanied by an app to further connect audiences to the toys and characters.

Both projects are being overseen by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, which is working closely with DC Entertainment and toymakers Mattel and Fisher-Price.
“We are excited to continue to forge new ground with our long-time partners Mattel and Fisher-Price to build on the success of these popular toy lines by bringing the play pattern to life through this original content that we will be able to offer across multiple content platforms,” said Brad Globe, president, Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

Toymakers have long seen animated series as a way to create demand around their playthings, but in most cases the traditional forms of entertainment came first. In this case, Batman and the rest of DC’s characters were already so established it enabled the company to take its time to launch a successful line of toys first and build content around them later.

“We are thrilled to be working with our Warner Bros., Mattel and Fisher-Price colleagues to create new Batman and DC Super Friends kids’ content,” said DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson. “These new animated projects will offer all new Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman adventures that seamlessly jump from toybox to screen.”

The timing of the toy spinoffs come as DC is aggressively ramping up film and TV efforts around its superheroes.

But WB and DC, as well as its toy partners, also see new programming as a way to launch a new wave of action figures with accessories, a new Batmobile, and the all-new CybeRex robot dinosaur, all featured in the “Batman Unlimited” content.

Rubie’s Costumes will also produce dress up gear and costumes, while Thinkway also has new role-playing accessories in the works that are designed around the new movies and shorts, with other licensed apparel and products planned to launch later this year.

DC Super Friends content will also receive new toys based on its animated fare, including a Joker Laff Factory, new Batcave, and books.

“Our longstanding collaboration with WBCP has given Mattel the opportunity to engage fans of all ages with the very best in DC Comics Super Hero play,” said Doug Wadleigh, senior VP and general manager, Mattel Toy Box. “It is a true compliment that our evergreen DC Comics toy lines have inspired a whole new universe of storytelling that will dramatically expand kids’ imaginative play with their favorite super heroes.”

Batman Unlimited Direct to DVD Film Announced!

When fans first saw the Batman Unlimited artwork last year they thought perhaps a new cartoon series was coming.  We here at Legions of Gotham exclusively confirmed that it was, in fact, going to be direct to DVD, rather than a new series.  Now, many months later, WB has officially announced Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts!  The following is from a Variety article:

“Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts” will debut May 12, as a direct-to-homevideo animated movie that features Batman, the Flash, Red Robin, Nightwing and Green Arrow as they face off against super villain the Penguin, while introducing cyber animals as new foes. A sequel film will be released around the second half of 2015.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the “Batman Unlimited” films on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. In addition, WB will also produce 22 two-minute shorts around the “Batman Unlimited” toys, making them available for free on a variety of digital platforms, while a companion app also will provide young fans with access to content.

Mattel produces the Batman Unlimited action figures which are rolling out onto store shelves now, and feature a new look for the Caped Crusader.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Remembering Heath Ledger, Nolan's Joker

Heath Ledger died seven years ago today.  Its hard to believe that its been so long since we lost the actor that revolutionized the role of the Joker in live action.  Today we remember his contributions to all film, especially the Dark Knight.  Thanks for the memories.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Dc Collectibles Reveals New Batman Adv. Scarecrow Figure!

Coming this fall!

Batman v Superman Crew T-Shirt Sports Miller-esque Image

This has been making its way through Twitter.  Its supposedly a pic of a crew shirt that features a great Batman v Superman fight scene that is directly Frank Miller inspired.  Very cool.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Sponsor Update: Big Bad Toystore New Arrivals & Pre-Orders


We have listed a ton of new preorders including Star Wars Black 6”; Transformers Combiner Wars, Robots in Disguise, and Rescue Bots; Marvel Legends Infinite; Marvel Avengers Infinite; and Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Combiner Wars Deluxe 2

Avengers Legends 01

Han & Tauntaun

Spiderman Legends 03

Combiner Legends

Daenerys Targaryen, the last noble of her house, is on a path to reclaim her destiny in Game of Thrones. She has emerged as one of the series’ best-loved characters. Dark Horse Deluxe has focused on an iconic moment of Daenerys and her dragon, Drogon, to create an elaborately detailed pre-painted limited-edition statue measuring 14” across and 18” from front to back.  This item is priced at $369.99, which is $55 off the MSRP.

This cool crossover figure from Takara x Sentinal is a fully transforming Mega Drive / Sega Genesis.  The figure stands 7.8” tall in robot mode.  This variant color version is limited to 1000 pieces, and can join your collection for $119.99.

Emblazoned with stark white Imperial insignia, the pilot wears his unmistakable streamlined helmet, and glossy black armor fitted over a pristine standard-issue flight suit. Interchangeable wrist gauntlets allow dexterity for handling TIE Fighter controls, and positive gravity pressure boots keep him grounded in all situations. Ready to serve the Galactic Empire with honor and distinction, the Imperial TIE Fighter pilot is an exceptional addition to any Star Wars military collection! This item is priced at $199.99.

Son Goku is the third figure in the new Dimension of Dragonball Line.  This figure stands approximately 8.25” tall and is dressed in fabric clothing.  This item is priced at $89.99.

We have two new exciting Star Wars vehicles up for sale.  The set of the Inquisitor’s Tie Fighter and the Imperial Troop Transport is priced at $54.99 and you can get the Troop Transport as a single item for $29.99.

First 4 Figures is proud to present the Prince of Darkness from Castlevania: Dracula.  This statue has an overall height of 18”, is made of high quality polystone, and is hand painted with faux wood and stone effects.  Castlevania fans can behold Dracula in all his stunning glory for $309.99.

In the year 2112, nuclear war has devastated the planet, and after a nuclear accident injured Abba Ray and killed his family, he was exiled to Iron Island.  You can continue Ray’s story when he joins your collection!  Fully poseable and nearly 12” tall, his eyes light up with a malevolent glow!  Abba Ray comes with an array of accessories and a platform base and is listed at $174.99.

Check out our new listings for MegaHouse figures.  Syuroga from Super Robot Wars and Son Goku from Dragonball Z are both listed at $89.99 each and World Uniform Operation Kosaki Onodera and Hiyori Iki are $74.99 each.  Portrait of Pirate fans can expand their collections with Nojiko, Roronoa Zoro, and Brook; all listed at $34.99 each.


If you missed out on the initial preorders, we have now restocked several Masterpiece listings including MP-09B Black Rodimus for $209.99, MP-11 Coronation Starscream Reissue with Collector Coin for $199.99, MP-13 Soundwave with Laserbeak 2nd Product Run for $169.99, MP-13 Soundwave Collector Coins for $6.99, and MP-14 Masterpiece Red Alert 2nd Product Run with Collector Coin for $79.99.

It’s Link, the Hero of Winds, in his classic green outfit from the popular action adventure game ‘The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword’.  Link comes with alternate face, Master Sword, Hylian Shield, and a poseable figma stand for $49.99.

Based on the now-classic scene from the closing credits of the blockbuster film Guardians of the Galaxy, this official replica of baby Groot in a white flower pot moves to the groove of The Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" when switched to Demo Mode. By changing the switch to ON mode, Baby Groot's dancing action is sound activated. This cute little guy is listed at $22.99.

Each figure in this amazing set is fully transformable into 3 modes and all come with a display stand.  The set of four is listed at $119.99 and includes VF-1S Roy Fokker, VF-1J Rick Hunter, VF-1A Max Sterling, and VF-1j Miriya.  You can get Max Sterling or Miriya individually for $29.99 each and Rick Hunter for $36.99.

Both Furrow and Rotor are deluxe scale plastic figures.  Furrow changes from a battling robot into a three wheeled dragster, while Rotor can take to the skies by transforming into an armored jet. They can battle on their own, or be combined to create a larger figure.  Set also includes a lion that transforms into a blaster weapon.  This third party figure set is priced at $109.99.

Enterbay has added the iconic Dennis Rodman to their Real Masterpiece 1/6 Scale figure line.  He comes with both home and away Chicago Bulls uniforms, 2 head sculpts featuring his iconic expressions and hair styles, and has over 30 points of articulation on the 13” tall body.   Add “The Worm” to your collection today for $239.99.

These 6” figures feature the iconic details kids and collectors have come to love about their favorite characters from DC Comics.  Recreate your favorite battle between good and evil with figures like Mr. Freeze, Superman and Batman for $12.99 each or the Set of 3 that includes The Flash, Hawkman, and Steel for $46.99.

It's been 35 years since Ridley Scott's Alien set a new bar for both science fiction and horror and created a world that still amazes and terrifies us! DST is honoring the film that started it all with a special box set of four Minimates mini-figures, including Ripley, Kane, Parker and the Big Chap himself, the original Xenomorph!   This set of 2” tall figures with a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories is priced at $17.99.

It's a possible action figure, it's a customizable model kit - it's both! Now you can finally create your own league of superheroes with a high level of customizability.  Made of pliable PVC plastic, these figures can be carved with hobby knives and painted with model kit paints to bring any original character to life!  The Sequel Kit is listed at $29.99, the Male & Female figures are $4.99 each and the Super Male figure is $5.99.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Fox Renews GOTHAM for a second season

The word has come down from the FOX network that GOTHAM will officially get a season 2.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Dc Collectibles New Batman Adventures Roxy Rocket Figure Revealed!

The folks over at AFI revealed the upcoming New Batman Adventures style Roxy Rocket action figure!  Wow!  This really gives hope that we will be getting all kinds of characters in plastic we've never seen before.  I personally am hoping for Red Claw!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Exclusive Official 1st Look: DST 1966 Mr. Freeze Bust!

Adding to their already amazing line-up of Batman, Robin and Joker, Diamond Select Toys has given Legions of Gotham the exclusive first official look at their upcoming Mr. Freeze bust!

Batman Classic TV Series Mr. Freeze Resin Bust
A Diamond Select Toys release! Everybody freeze! The most cold-hearted of Batman's foes from the Batman Classic TV Series joins DST's line of resin busts! Measuring approximately 6 inches tall, this detailed rendering of famous director Otto Preminger in his turn as the villainous Mr. Freeze sits atop a pedestal base inspired by the show's animated opening sequence. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean, he is in scale to DST’s busts of Batman, Robin, The Joker, The Riddler, The Penguin and most comic-book characters! Comes packaged in a full color box with a certificate of authenticity. Limited to 3000 pieces!
Bust     SRP: $59.99 

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Surprise! Batman 75th Anniversary Sonic Drive-In Kids Meal!

Yeah, well with the holiday and all this promotion flew under the radar of many fans and collectors and now is sold out at many locations.  Sonic Drive-In had a 75th Anniversary Batman kids meal promotion in December of 2014.  There is one seller on ebay (not associated with our site) that has a few sets for about $24 shipped, but once those are gone, who knows!  Happy Hunting!