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Want To Be a Walker? AMC Announces The Walking Dead Play Dead Sweepstakes!

If you’ve ever wanted to be a Walker on AMC’s hit drama series The Walking Dead, now’s your chance.

AMC has announced The Walking Dead Play Dead Sweepstakes, with four lucky winners being flown to Atlanta for a (strangely appropriate) walk-on role as a walker in the 100th episode of The Walking Dead.

The Play Dead Sweepstakes are open to American and Canadian viewers (excluding Quebec) over the age of 21 and are open beginning during the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead.

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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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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.

fOLLOW THE JUMP FOR DETAILS.

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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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Heroes Universe Expanded with Official Tie-In eBook & Audio Book Series!

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The world of Heroes Reborn is about to get bigger. German publisher Bastei Lübbe AG – in a joint multi-platform venture with Imperative Entertainment – is releasing the first in a series of official tie-in eBooks and audiobooks based on the franchise.

The first release, Heroes Reborn Event Series – Book 1: Brave New World is the first of six thrillers planned to address many of the show’s unanswered questions and offer new information about the characters.

Heroes Reborn Event Series – Book 1: Brave New World will be released on September 25th – it will be offered as a free eBook download on Amazon for that day only. For further details, follow the jump.

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The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who’s Greatest Time Lord !

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Two whole-hearted Whovians wrote The Doctors Are In – an examination of each of the twelve Doctors (and a Warrior) to date. The writing is smooth and balances nicely between scholarly and chums chatting.

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Dark Horse Sets Next Wave of Games of Thrones Figures for July!

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Game of Thrones-related merchandise continues to be a hot item as Dark Horse announced today that the third round of GoT figures is planned for a July release. Nonarticulated, 7.5” figures to be released are: Cersei Baratheon, Arya Stark, Robb Stark, Jaime Lannister, and the White Walker.

Figures of Jon snow and Daenerys Targaryen are in stores now, with figures of Tyrion Lannister, Khal Drogo, and Ned Stark hitting stores in April. For more details, check out the press release after the jump.

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