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Wednesday March 23 , 2005

  News from GIJoeHQ.com!

Good News! The new Alpha assortment is on its way! so those preorders will be filled by early next week! Comic Packs 21/24/49 are still being filled as i get them. I am almost half way done so no worries gang! I'll get you covered! Thx again for your patience on that. HQ is constantly being restocked with vintage Complete Figures Vehicles and More!

Plus i have over 1000 New figures coming to me this week and next! Including some rare and hard to find items!

Sigma 6, for those that are interested, will be up for preorder soon. Please email me if you would like to get on the list for that wave and i will order accordingly.

I have started getting some Star Wars assortments in so if anyone is interested in those drop me a line! I have the Episode 3 Preview figs available right now and should have more within the week!

The Gijoehq Exclusive Little Birds should be here soon! And a surprise HQ Exc Black Humvee! Can anyone say IG Hummer! Hehe As always thank you for making HQ Great!

And if you have any questions for me just drop me a line! Curtis WWW.GIJOEHQ.COM


Wednesday March 23, 2005

  The latest from Bigbadtoystore.com

Hi - Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about some great new arrivals and a quick note on our shipping policy.

USA FLAT RATE SHIPPING UPDATE: Please note that orders placed using our $4.99 or $5.99 'classic' flat rate shipping will now be shipped through the US Post Office as part of their 'Parcel Select' program. Boxes will be delivered by your normal mail carrier as part of their daily delivery route. Average delivery time is 3 - 6 days. Boxes will be delivered Monday through Saturday, and this shipping method is now valid for PO Boxes! You can still select UPS Ground, 2nd Day or Next Day, or Priority Mail if you prefer those shipping methods. Please see the full info about this minor change on our shipping policy here: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/shipping.asp

TAKARA #18 SOUND BLASTER: The latest release from Takara has just arrived from Japan - Sound Blaster comes with very nice Ravage and Lazerbeak re-issues and is in the standard Dreamwave art box. Sound Blaster comes with a double deep cassette door so two tapes can be stored at once! Pre-Orders are being shipped today and tomorrow, and we have stock available now for new orders - this set is priced at $63.99 - http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/tf_menu.asp

GALAXY FORCE: The new Micron Booster Wave 3 set has just arrived. This set of 12 figures is an add-on set for the Galaxy Force figure line. The micron figures transform into a variety of items and the box is priced at $44.99. Also in stock is the GD-08 Dino Shout for $13.99 and the GC-14 Fang Wolf. Pre-Orders for these items will be processed shortly and the items are on this menu: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/gf_menu.asp

STREET FIGHTER 2: The second series of SOTA Toy's hit Street Fighter line has just arrived. This wave includes Blanka, Cammy, Ken, Vega, and T. Hawk. We have a very limited number of sets remaining at $64.99 and the Vega figure and variant White Ken figure are available for $14.99 each.

ROBOTECH: We've restocked the Alpha Masterpiece #1 Scott Bernard, #2 Rook Bartley and #3 Lancer. Each is available for $79.99


MASTER REPLICA: Star Wars Stormtrooper Blaster - back in stock

STAR DESTROYER MODEL KIT: A big kit for $21.99

SIDESHOW-WETA: We've re-opened the Eowyn as Dernhelm Statue Pre-Order The Masterpiece Ultra Magnus and BT-12 Overcharge are due to arrive in about 10 - 14 days!

Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com and be sure to check out the new items Thanks! Joel & The BBTS Crew www.bigbadtoystore.com


Monday March 14, 2005

  The latest from Bigbadtoystore.com

Hi - Here is a weekend update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about new arrivals and new pre-orders.

GOOD NEWS - SEARCH FUNCTION: We've implemented a 'search' function on our site, so you can now either search directly for a specific item or product line, or browse our menus normally. This function is sure to be very helpful for finding specific figures out of the thousands of items listed on our site.

NEW PRE-ORDERS: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/pre_menu.asp

NECA: (National Entertainment Collectibles Association) --KILL BILL 2: Set of 4 figures for $47.99 - includes one each of Bill, Pai Mei, Elle Driver, and a new version of The Bride. --CULT CLASSICS: Nicely sculpted 7" figures based on a variety of horror/action classics. Series 1 is available as a set of 4 or indiviudally: Eric Draven from The Crow, Mohawk from Gremlins 2, Patrick Bateman from American Psycho, Jason Vorhees from Friday the 13th. Series 2 is also up for pre-order as a set of 4 figures including: Frank the Bunny from Donnie Darko, Leatherface from TX Chainsaw Massacre, The Tall Man from Phantasm, and Freddy from New Nightmare. --18 INCH FIGURES: Three cool new items at the $39.99 price point, each comes with electronic lights or voice chips. Now up for pre-order are the 18" T2 Endoskeleton, 18" Patrick Bateman from American Psycho with NECA's longest voice chip ever, and 18" Captain Spaulding from the gruesome House of 1000 Corpses. We have tons of other NECA items up for pre-order including Sin City and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. SOTA TOYS: Darkman Bust - this bust is available to pre-order for $37.99 - its limited to 750 pieces and has a few interchangeable parts. We have many other SOTA pre-orders including HP Lovecraft, Street Fighter, Now Playing movie figures and more!

STAR WARS: We've just listed the Clone Trooper - Troop Builder 4-pack for $32.99. This boxed set comes in 4 different variations: solid white Clone Troopers in clean and battle damaged sets, and white figures with red, blue, green, and yellow highlight colors showing rank - also available in clean and battle damaged sets. A new pre-order for Star Wars items imported from Japan - a fun set of SW Helmet Magnets will be arriving in spring. We have pre-orders up for wave 1 and wave 2 boxes of 8 - each box contains a semi-random assortment of cool helmets and heads with a magnet on the back.


HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES: NECA has put out a great looking set of 3 figures based on the movie by Rob Zombie. The set is available for $35.99 and includes one each of: Captain Spaulding, Otis, and Dr. Satan with a huge number of evil medical accessories. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/toystan.asp?Queryid=af906

STAR WARS: The Super Soaker Wookiee Water Blaster has just arrived and is available for $19.99. More Playskool Jedi Force figures have arrived including Yoda, Anakin, and Darth Vader. A variety of Playskool Jedi Force and Galactic Hero items are in stock. A small restock of the Unleashed Stormtrooper, IG-88 and Aurra Sing sets has arrived. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/sw_menu.asp

THE CROW: NECA's Eric Draven Mini Bust has just arrived and is available for for $35.99. The bust comes with an Eric Draven tombstone as the base. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/toystan.asp?Queryid=af909

GI JOE: The Bravo level John R. Fox figure is now available. John R. Fox gave his life in WWII, there is a truly amazing story about him on the back of the figure's box. A variety of other 12" figures are in stock including more Force Recon Marines http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/joe_menu.asp

ENERGON BASICS: We now have A3, A4, D1 and D4 Energon basic figures in stock. We have re-opened a pre-order for the D2, D3, C3, C4 figures which will be restocked in roughly 2 weeks. Many other Energon figures are in stock including a few remaining Ultra Quickstrikes http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/energon_menu.asp

LOTR HEADKNOCKERS: A few fun items from NECA - the Gollum and Smeagol HeadKnockers are each priced at $14.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/tb_menu.asp

ITEMS ARRIVING SOON: STAR WARS EPISODE III: Hasbro has just sent me a list of all the EpIII items that we'll have in stock by the April 2nd worldwide product release date. Items we'll be listing for April 2nd include: Episode III Unleashed, Collection 1 figures, Collection 2 figures, Attacktix Boosters, Starters & Battlemasters, Force Battlers, Plush Figures, 12" Figures, 12" Villians, Action Assortment, Blasters, Battle Vehicles and Assault Vehicles. Be sure to stop by late on April 1st when the listings go live! SPAWN 27: McFarlane has sent us a huge shipment of the Spawn 27 figures and the Spawn vs Al Simmons Boxed Set. The set of 6 includes Vandalizer 2, Clown 5, Wanda 2, and three Spawn figures from issues: 85, 131, 119. The Spawn vs Al Simmons boxed set looks like an great pair of figures for $21.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/toystan.asp?Queryid=pr134 & http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/toystan.asp?Queryid=pr133

TAKARA & BANDAI: #18 Soundblaster arrives in about 1 week. Arriving in very late March or early April is the Masterpiece Ultra Magnus and BT-12 Overcharge. Also arriving is Galaxy Force GD-07, GD-08, and GC-14. A variety of the soft vinyl Godzilla 6" figures will be restocked including some that we've been sold out of for quite some time (no pre-orders on Godzilla - we have a lot coming) http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/pre_menu.asp Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com and be sure to check out some of the new pre-orders and new items.

Thanks! Joel & The BBTS Crew




  GIJoeHQ.com update - March 3, 2005

Wave 7 has Shipped! Woohoo! lol all sets and cases have shipped. And 
all single figure preorders have shipped as well! Man that was a lot of 2
Packs to open! I still have a lot of Wave 7 Figures available on HQ so
Check it out if your missing some! I will be adding more Vipers and
Snake Eyes figures soon as well so if you need them just keep your eyes

Wave 6 will be restocked as well! Snow Wolves Bazooka Torch etc! I will
have Loads of those figs listed by this weekend!

I have also added over 150 new Vintage Figures, Vehicles and Foreign
Items! A bunch of Cool Funskool items have been listed as well! The super
Cop set is one of the coolest Foreign Products there is! So check it

Gearing up for the Convention this summer HQ will be offering Con sets
for Preorder in the next month or 2. For all you Foreign Collectors
this is an excellent oppurtunity to get these sets for a reasonable price.

If your interested in getting the Con Set please email me and put Con
Set Preorder in the title.

Sigma 6 Will be sold at HQ! I kow most of you dont like it but for
those that do HQ will have case and set assortments available for preorder
soon! As Well as single figure orders. With Sigma 6 and the new cartoon
Coming out i can only see good things in GIJoe's future.

As always thank you all for making HQ great!



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