Press Start: Minecraft Comes To Life At Comic Shops
Nov 07, 2013
Four years ago a little game called Minecraft went from relatively unknown indie hit to a massively popular cultural phenomenon. Now the November PREVIEWS is offering a plethora of Minecraft collectibles for fans of all ages. Whether your into papercraft or plush toys, there’s sure to be a must have collectible for any Minecraft fan.
The Minecraft Core 7-inch Plush Toys featuring Enderman and Creeper, these two enemy mobs go from dreadful to delightful thanks to their cute plush makeover. However, if enemy mobs aren’t your style be sure to check out the Baby Animal 7-inch Plush Toys that include soft and huggable versions of a baby Pig, Wolf, Mooshroom, and Sheep.
Minecraft is a game of construction and creativity, so why not take advantage of that with these game accurate papercraft construction sets. Considering most everything in the game is made of cubes, a papercraft construction set is the perfect way to represent your favorite biomes and settings from the game with easy to fold and assemble pre-cut paper.
PREVIEWS is offering the Papercraft Utility Pack 30-Piece Set, the Papercraft Hostile Mobs 30-Piece Set, the Papercraft Shelter 48-Piece Set, the Papercraft Snow 48-Piece Set, the Papercraft Minecart 48-Piece Set, the Papercraft Animal Mobs 30-Piece Set and the Papercraft Overworld 90-Piece Set.
Also look for Minecraft: Core 3-inch Figures featuring game accurate articulation and accessories. The first wave includes Steve, Enderman, Creeper, and Zombie Steve. As well as the Core Player Survival Pack that includes accessories like a bed, workbench, item chest, and much more!
Put Down Your Controller and Read These Gaming Comics
Be sure to check out Dark Horse Comics’ new Halo: Escalation #2. In this issue, follow up with Sarah Palmer as she continues to fight for the Arbiter and Brute Ambassador’s safety, while Captain Lasky sneaks behind enemy lines to reestablish communications with the UNSC Infinity. It’s another thrilling entry into the new ongoing Halo series.
Dark Horse is also bringing a new entry into their Mass Effect ongoing series with Mass Effect: Foundation #7. In this issue, elite Cerberus agents are ordered to capture a powerful and dangerous rouge biotic, better known as Jack!
If you haven’t yet been caught up with last year’s most talked about crossover now’s the perfect chance, with the Sonic The Hedgehog / Mega Man: Worlds Collide Volume 2: Into the Warzone TP. Featuring chapters 5-8 of the 12-part miniseries, plus exclusive bonus features you can only get in this graphic novel collection.
Assassin's Creed and Halo Action Figures, Statues and More!
Fresh on the release of the new Assassin’s Creed IV: Blackflag comes some high end collectibles for fans of the series. First up is the Assassin’s Creed IV: Edward Kenway Resin Statue from McFarlane Toys. This highly detailed statue faithfully reproduces the look of Edward Kenway, showcasing the character’s new weapons and skills through a highly detailed resin model.
And Square Enix is inviting both Connor and his grandfather Edward Kenway into the Play Arts Kai line with two high quality action figures. Both figures feature multiple points of articulation and many different accessories to really capture the look and feel of these two legendary characters.
McFarlane Toys is also bringing a Halo 4: Master Chief Resin Statue into the mix featuring a highly detailed, hand-painted, cold-cast resin Master Chief rising from the Wreckage of the Forward Unto Dawn. Standing approximately 12” tall, this statue limited to only 1,000 pieces worldwide is a must have collectible for any Halo fan.
And from threeA! comes the Halo Reach – A239 Emile Spartan-III 1/6-scale figure. This incredibly detailed and articulated figure features the likeness of the brutish fan favorite Spartan, Emile. This recreation of the popular warrior boasts fiber optic illuminated combat armor, magnetized shoulder shields, and a rubberized suit over a fully articulated body. Complete with armor attachments, fully articulated fingers, an M45 Tactical Shotgun, a removable Kukri Knife with sheath, Granade canisters, and magnetized Grenade Shells.
And finally, for fans of Team Fortress 2 threeA! is also bringing the Robot Heavy to life with another high quality fully posable 12” tall figure. The Robot Heavy figure available in both red and blue incarnations boasts more than 30 points of articulation, illuminated LED eyes, and the Heavy’s signature minigun.
That does it for the featured video game comics and collectibles from the November PREVIEWS. Be sure to head on over to your nearest comic shop and pre-order anything you see here to guarantee yourself any one of these must have gaming goodies!