Category Archives: TV-Tie-Ins

Ben 10: Up to Speed Game Launches!

Ben 10 – the world’s favorite ten-year old superhero is now a mobile game.

Ben 10: Up to Speed tells the story of how Ben Tennyson discovered the Omnitrex – and alien artifact that allows him to transform into powerful alien heroes – while on vacation with his Grandpa Max and cousin Gwen.

Ben 10: Up to Speed launches on January 12th and will be available on i0S, Google Play and Amazon for $2.99.

Further details follow the break.

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Bluefin Holding Warehouse Clearance Sale and Holiday Giveaway To End 2016!

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Bluefin – the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more – is holding a year-end clearance sale and holiday giveaway to close out 2016.

The Warehouse Sale will be held at Bluefin’s company headquarters in Anaheim CA on December 10th.

Bluefin and Bandai Hobby also invite fans across North America to enter a special Holiday Master Grade Giveaway Contest. The grand prize is Psycho Zaku Master Grade model from the anime/manga smash hit, Gundam Thunderbolt.

Details for both follow the jump.

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas Shopping Time: 2016 Doctor Who & Sherlock Shopping Guide!

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BBC Worldwide North America has just released its Sherlock & Doctor Who Holiday Gift Guide for 2016 – so if you’ve got a Whovian or a Baker Street Irregular to shop for, read on for some very cool gift ideas.

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Orphan Black Companion Book Coming!

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Television’s most entertainingly convoluted series is getting a companion volume from the publishers of such edifying and entertaining titles as Investigating Sherlock and The Doctors Are In.

The Science of Orphan Black – The Official Companion (placeholder cover above) will examine Orphan Black’s science from clones to epigentics; from the real diseases on which the sestras’ disease is based to the philosophies behind Neolution.

The Science of Orphan Black, by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth, with Graeme Manson (series co-creator) and Cosima Herter (science consultant) will be in stores on June, 2017.

For more, read on.

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Bluefin Taking Pre-Orders for Bandai’s Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord!

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Bandai’s Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord (above) is slated to be released in May of 2017.

The 10-inch figure is created by combining five iconic Power Rangers Dinozords to create the giant robot from the TV series.

Read on for details – and an extensive gallery of this unique collectible – and, as always, double-click on thumbnails to embiggen.

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Dark Horse Unveils Three-Eyed Raven Snow Globe!

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Dark Horse and HBO Global Licensing have added the Three-Eyed Raven Snow Globe to their Game of Thrones product line.

The base of the globe is inscribed with the words the raven spoke to Bran Stark, ‘Look for,, beneath the tree.’

The Three-Eyed Raven Snow Globe goes on sale on April 5, 2017. Details follow the jump.

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The Powerpuff Girls Lead Powfactor To Save The Day!

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Every kid – boy or girl – has a secret ingredient/unique trait that makes them special and, in the parlance of The Powerpuff Girls (Carton Network), helps save the day.

Cartoon Network has partnered with Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls on an original docu-series – with episodes showing the different ways people use their secret ingredients to  help impact the world around them.

For details – and a specially produced video featuring the Powerpuff Girls – read on.

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Rick and Morty Merchandise Range Expanding!

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Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty has inspired a host of unusual merchandise ranging from the t-shirt above to glassware, coin banks, wristbands and more.

Cartoon Network Enterprises is now partnering with Bioworld, Hot Properties Merchandising, Ripple Junction, Daylight Curfew, Hyp and surreal Entertainment in bringing new and different Ricky and Morty merchandising to its fans.

The announcement comes just before MAGIC Las Vegas, where much of the new merchandise will be displayed. Follow the jump for details.

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Stranger Things Original Series Soundtrack Volume 1 August 12th!

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On August 12th, Lakeshore Records will be releasing the STRANGER THINGS – Original Netflix Series Soundtrack Volume One digitally. The CD will be in stores on September 16th; Volume Two will have its digital release on August 19th with the CD to follow on September 23rd.

Both volumes will feature the series’ original score by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of Austin, Texas’ experimental synth quartet S U R V I V E.

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Tamashii Nations Completes TMNT Figures Set!

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Tamashii Nations is completing its set of  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures with Raphael and Michelangelgelo set for release in the fall – joining the Leonardo and Donatello figures that will be released later this summer.

The TMNT figures – in the colors of the classic animated series – are being made exclusively for the North american market and will only be available for a limited time. through authorized Bluefin retailers.

Follow the jump for galleries of all four figures. As always, double click on each image to embiggen.

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Hell Bent Sonic Screwdriver Debuts Today!

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Doctor Who’s Twelfth Doctor used a new Sonic Screwdriver in the season nine episode of season nine, Hell Bent.

Now that new Sonic can be yours – BBC Worldwide North America has announced that the Twelfth Doctor’s Second Sonic Screwdriver will be shipping exclusively in the U.S. for $29.98 from BBC Shop US and Doctor Who Shop US and in Canada for  $37.98 from  BBC Shop Canada and Doctor Who Shop Canada.

For a limited time, each purchase of the Second Screwdriver will also include a pack of trading cards from the Twelfth Doctor’s limited edition – while supplies last. For further details, follow the jump.

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