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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON April 11, 2012 Add Comments
From DC Entertainment:
DC DIRECT RE-LAUNCHES AS DC COLLECTIBLES, EXPANDS ONLINE OFFERINGS
DC Collectibles features high-end collectible products and toys based on characters from DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD
BURBANK, CA, April 11, 2012 – DC Entertainment announced today that its collectibles product line, previously known as DC Direct, has been re-launched with a new brand – DC Collectibles. Additionally, in early May 2012 DC Collectibles will expand its online store (www.DCComics.com/Collectibles) to offer its entire product line for…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON March 15, 2012 Add Comments
The Source revealed three different prints that will be available this weekend at Wondercon from DC Direct. Each one will only have one hundred available and cost $49.95. Two of the prints feature Batman.
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 13, 2012 Add Comments
New York Toy Fair is underway and there are a number of items that are being revealed for this time. All images are courtesy of Cool Toy Review.
Mez-Itz The Dark Knight Rises Mini Batmobile and Batman
Kotobukiya The Dark Knight Rises Batman ArtFX Statue
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 13, 2012 1 Comment
DC Direct has announced the items that will hit stores in June. There are a number of items related to The Batman Universe including the first items for The Dark Knight Rises.
Batman: Arkham City: Deluxe Killer Croc Action Figure
Welcome to Arkham City, the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters, and insane criminal masterminds.
Set inside the heavily fortified walls…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 9, 2012 Add Comments
DC Direct announced today that they will be showing off the collectibles that they will be releasing for The Dark Knight Rises at this year's New York Toy Fair. There were a number of items announced including action figures, statues and busts.
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Batman Icon – 13” resin statue
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Catwoman Icon – 7” resin statue
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Bane Icon – 12.5” resin statue
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Batman Bust – 6.5” resin
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Catwoman Bust – 6” resin
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Bane Bust –…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON January 17, 2012 Add Comments
DC Direct has announced the items that will be hitting stores in May 2012. Most of these items are still resolicits of items that have been announced in the past, but will be hitting shelves in May.
Black and White: The New 52: Batman Statue by Jim Lee
DESIGNED BY JIM LEE
SCULPTED BY PAUL HARDING
From legendary artist Jim…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON December 12, 2011 Add Comments
DC Direct has revealed the items being released in March of 2012. Again, Batman is extremely heavy amongst the items being released.
Batman: Arkham City Series 2
Series includes Batman, Catwoman, Hush, Mad Hatter and Riddler sold seperately
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON November 14, 2011 Add Comments
DC Direct has announced their items that will be available in stores in March 2012. Only one Batman item to report.
Designed by Gary Frank
Sculpted by Jean St. Jean
The Dark Knight…returns in this gorgeous bust designed by super-star artist Gary Frank! Shrouded in a swirl of cape and bats, Batman readies himself for battle as the defender of Gotham City.
The cold-cast porcelain bust measures approximately 5.75"…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 15, 2011 Add Comments
Besides the Batman: Arkham City figures, DC Direct did show off a couple of other new products related to The Batman Universe.
Justice League (52) Batman-April 2012
This was shown off before, but the figure has had some slight modifications.
Batman: Black and White Joker by Brian Bolland
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