This week in toy news was loaded with a variety of products from numerous franchises, including The Walking Dead, Thundercats and Star Wars. Plus, Marvel and DC have strong showings with new statues and figures.
While Adam West's "Batman" series made a huge impression from many companies, other shows like "Ultimate Spider-Man," "The Big Bang Theory" and "Game of Thrones" joined in on the Toy Fair fun.
In preparation for next week's New York Toy Fair, a flurry of Star Wars, "Man of Steel," Doctor Who, Star Trek and "The Avengers" action figures were teased from companies like Kotobukiya and Mattel.
This week's TOYING AROUND spotlights new "Watchmen" action figures and packaging, new Thundercats MiniMates and plenty of high-end Batman figurines from "The Dark Knight" & "The Dark Knight Rises."
Perhaps it's a longing for simpler times - or maybe it's that I wasn't raised in the US and so missed out on these the first time around - but I've become obsessed with old-school television commercials for toys recently: Transformers! He-Man! Super Powers! Each one was sold separately, but seemed to promise so much happiness, it's almost painful to watch.
Cartoon Network has released a batch of stills and two clips from this weekend's episode of "Thundercats." Kicking off the second season of the series, "New Alliances" airs Saturday, March 24.
Jim Lee lent his drawing talent to The Big Bang Theory last night in the form of a sketch of Johnny Galecki's Leonard as Lion-O from Thundercats!
Cartoon Network has released screencaps and a pair of video clips from Friday, September 9's all-new episode of "ThunderCats" titled "The Duelist and the Drifter."
Cartoon Network has released a new TV spot and preview for its "21st-century reimagining" of the 1980s animated series. The new ThunderCats will premiere on Friday, July 29.
Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Fringe, The Big Bang Theory, Chuck and Person of Interest are among the Warner Bros. Television shows coming to Comic-Con International next month.