Arriving in the next 30 days!

Hey folks! Some of you have asked for a further breakdown of our arrival schedule, specifically about what’s arriving this month. Well, here you go! =D

  • Nien Nunb Mini Bust (shipped last week)
  • AFX Exclusive Imperial Gunner Mini Bust
  • Diamond Exclusive Red Hulk Mini Bust
  • Watto Mini Bust
  • Sucker Punch WWI German Zombie Statue
  • Sucker Punch Rocket Statue
  • Jumbo Vintage Kenner Greedo 12” Figure

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TOPPS ANNOUNCES SELL-OUT OF MARS ATTACKS HERITAGE

Hot on the heels of IDW’s MARS ATTACKS comic book– whose first issue sold out in less than a week– Topps announces today that MARS ATTACKS HERITAGE is officially SOLD OUT.   After its initial release on July 11, Topps saw a tremendous surge in wholesale orders, reorders and retail interest.  What little remains on store shelves and with hobby distributors is now all that is available.

“Based on the pent-up interest, we produced what we felt would be a more than an adequate amount of product,” said Ira Friedman, Topps VP Global Licensing.  “Well, we were wrong. Demand has far exceeded supply and we are cleaned out!”

Following the comic book’s rave reviews, a smash-hit promotion at San Diego Comic-Con and widespread media coverage of the brand’s 50th anniversary, Topps now turns its focus to what comes next. Friedman added, “fans will be pleased to know that 2012 is not just a milestone celebration– it’s the first chapter of our Mars Attacks relaunch.  Expect some big surprises and keep your eyes to the sky: the invasion is just beginning!”

For more information on Mars Attacks, visit www.facebook.com/MarsAttacks, or follow on twitter @realmarsattacks


In the meantime, don’t forget to check out Gentle Giant’s selection of Mars Attacks Products!

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Topps Announces MARS ATTACKS San Diego Comic Con Trading Card Giveaway

Topps is pleased to announce a set of promotional MARS ATTACKS trading cards for distribution exclusively at San Diego Comic-Con in July.  This set of 9 free cards, featuring all-new art by Eisner award-winning artist John McCrea, is timed to coincide with the release of Mars Attacks Heritage, a deluxe re-issue of the original trading card series.

 

The giveaway will be the centerpiece of several events planned for San Diego Comic-Con, including a MARS ATTACKS 50th Anniversary panel on Saturday. To find the cards, fans must visit nine different booths throughout the convention.  When all of the cards are collected they will form larger image which showcases characters from IDW’s upcoming MARS ATTACKS ongoing comic book series by John Layman and McCrea.

 

“We couldn’t think of a better place to celebrate MARS ATTACKS’ 50th birthday than at San Diego Comic-Con,” said Adam Levine, Topps’ Licensing Manager. “This free scavenger hunt is our way of bringing the fun of MARS ATTACKS directly to the fans.”

 

The exclusive cards will be available throughout the weekend at the booths of Abrams Books, Diamond Comic Distributors, Funko, Gentle Giant Ltd, IDW Publishing, Mezco Toyz, Nerdist News via Legendary Pictures, Russ Walks & Wild Tempest and Toynk Toys.   Supplies will be strictly limited, and are expected to go fast.

 

“We’ve got big things planned for MARS ATTACKS this year, next year and beyond, and we hope fans will join us in San Diego to celebrate not just the 50th birthday, but a whole new beginning for MARS ATTACKS,” said Levine.

 

For more information on MARS ATTACKS, including further details on this and other events at San Diego Comic-Con, join the Official Mars Attacks Facebook page: www.facebook.com/MarsAttacks

 

Also follow on twitter @realmarsattacks

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Our Final Two SDCC Exclusives!

Blue Snaggletooth 12” Jumbo Vintage Kenner Figure $80
License: Star Wars
Edition Size: 2,000 Pieces
Item Number: 80227

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Blue Snaggletooth is the informal name of a rare Kenner action figure from 1978. Released as part of the Sears “Star Wars Cantina Adventure Set”, the Snaggletooth figure was intended to represent the character who would later be known as Zutton. However, the only reference used for the figure was a partial black and white photograph of the alien’s head. The body was unknown, so the sculptors and artists improvised, creating a tall alien with a tight blue spacesuit and silver boots. From 1979 onward, including later Sears releases of the cantina set, all versions of Snaggletooth were changed to a red color,  with bare feet and hands and shorter legs.

PGMs! Pre-Order Your Convention Exclusive Blue Snaggletooth Kenner Figure Here!


Blade Reaper Blu-Ray $99
License: Blade II
Edition Size: 500

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Blade II, directed by Guillermo Del Toro is on Blu-Ray at last! This convention-exclusive edition includes the blu-ray disc and a hand-crafted, limited edition Reaper mini bust created by the master artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd.!

Premier Guild Members, Click here to pre-order your copy of Blade II on Blue Ray with the exclusive Reaper Mini Bust today!

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CAPTION THIS! Winners!

Thank you to everyone that entered our May the 4th Caption This! contests! There were a bunch of great entries. Our sides hurt from laughing so hard. It was incredibly difficult to pick just one winner each. However, here are the winners!

“STOP! He who would cross the field of Death Must answer me These questions three Ere the other side he see”
“Ack Ack”

– Travis Farnum

DP: “So tell me if you heard this one…”; ” A Priest, A Rabbi, and a Samurai walk into a bar.”
Samurai: “…….”
DP: (Tapping on Gattling Gun)”….is this thing on?”

– Joel Webne

Congratulations guys! Please send an e-mail to customerservice@gentlegiantstudios.com and we’ll hook you up with your prizes.

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Caption This! Avengers Edition

May the 4th isn’t just a Star Wars holiday! It’s also the US Release date for The Avengers, one of the most anticipated movies of 2012! In honor of that, we’re giving away ANOTHER $50 Gift Certificate to gentlegiantltd.com to the person that comes up with the best caption (as judged by us here at GG) for the image below. Winner will be announced at Noon PST on Friday, May the 4th 2012.

So, without further ado…

(Yes, we know Deadpool’s not an Avenger. We thought this was funny. Just roll with it.)

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