Friday, March 09, 2007

Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter - Xoanon @ 12:48 PST

Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter - Date: 3/8/2007



Special Announcements

Interested in Star Wars Celebration IV convention exclusives?

CLICK HEREWe have some exciting announcements today for those of you on the edge of your seats wondering what our Star Wars Celebration IV exclusives will be and if they will be made available to non-attendees. First of all, we'd like to assure you that we will most definitely offer a percentage of each exclusive to Non-Attendees, as well as to our international distributors. Secondly, we thought you might enjoy a tease as to what you can expect when the final announcement arrives, which will be very soon! There will be THREE Sideshow Exclusive offered for this Celebration: One will be an iconic 12-inch figure, one will be a cool distributed figure, and one will be a unique diorama/environment! We can't wait to hear all of your guesses in our comment section at! [Sideshow's C4 announcement]

Spring ahead into this year's collectibles!

CLICK HEREDon't forget that this Saturday evening, March 10th, marks the beginning of Daylight Savings Time in the United States! This an interesting year for Daylight Savings Time, as DST has been changed to begin earlier and end later to help conserve energy (this year it will end on November 4th rather than in October). Follow the link to read up on this change and discover how it could affect in you and your digital devices! [About the new DST changes]


Lucky members are taking advantage of our Express Updates service!

CLICK HEREThis week, we surprised our Express Update subscribers with a chance at two of our long sold out Aragorn, Son of Arathorn statues that were found during last week's physical inventory count! If you choose to subscribe to the Express Updates interest we may alert you about discounted products, exciting new Second Chance offers, or low quantity items as soon as we find out about them! Don't miss out on these fast-action alerts - log in to your Newsletter Account to make sure you are signed up for this interest. Remember, these offers are extended on a first come, first served basis, and Express Updates offers can only be booked online. Please add us to your address book, because we cannot be responsible for spam blocks of our email correspondence. (These email alerts will be sent to subscribers on an as-needed basis. If you do not wish to receive multiple correspondences from us per week, we suggest you skip this option.) [Sign Up for Express Updates!]

Ministry of Information

ORC panel times announced!

CLICK HEREWe're excited to announce that a few key members of the Sideshow Creative Team will be presenting two panels this weekend at the One Ring Celebration in Burbank, CA on Saturday, March 10th, and we will be bringing our Faramir 12-inch figure, Sauron bust, and Crack of Doom diorama with us! If you will be attending this annual LOTR convention, make sure to stop by on Saturday at 12:25 PM (PST) on the Main Stage to learn a little about the ins-and-outs of creating Lord of the Rings collectibles. Then at 6:00 PM, come armed with your questions - and cameras! - as there will be a special meet and greet opportunity in the 'Hobbit Track' room, including a FREE raffle for a Frodo Baggins Premium Format figure, plus Sideshow Gift Cards to grab (while supplies last)! Hope to see you there![More information about ORC 2007][Sideshow's Lord of the Rings homepage]

Looking for a new episode of Sideshow Radio?

CLICK HEREWe are currently re-adjusting our podcast schedule to incorporate even more interesting and unique segments with numerous members of the Sideshow staff, from the Customer Service department to the Creative Team! We expect to post a new episode every 3-4 weeks, which will be filled with more fun and informative interviews and exclusive content than ever before! In the meantime, download our past episodes to fill yourself in on the podcasting goodness you may have missed so far. Plus, don't forget to make your voices heard by voting in the podcast poll, located through the red banner directly under the Pre-Order Products area on our homepage![Sideshow Radio archives][Participate in the poll][Discuss the podcast with fellow fans]

EU warehouse updates!

CLICK HEREWe'd like to let all of our EU collectors know that we have posted information about all 2007 Holiday closures that will effect our European Union warehouse. These dates will be: Good Friday Bank Holiday: April 6th - Easter Monday Bank Holiday: April 9th - Early May Bank Holiday: May 7th - Spring Bank Holiday: May 28th - Summer Bank Holiday: August 27th - Christmas / New Year Holiday: December 21st, 2007 through January 3rd, 2008. Please be aware that nothing will be shipping into or out of Sideshow's EU warehouse during these dates, plus shipments in transit may be delayed during these Holidays. This information can also be found on our EU homepage at Thank you for your understanding![EU homepage][About our EU warehouse]

Sideshow Newsletter

General Interest

Gimme some sugar, baby...

CLICK HEREKlaatu, barada... necktie? Nickel? Uh, oh, looks like the Promised One is in trouble - and so are you, if you don't take this chance to pre-order the ULTIMATE version of Ash as he appears in the film 'Army of Darkness'! This iconically posed Sideshow Exclusive Premium Format figure comes complete with his boomstick, chainsaw, and exclusive accessory - the evil Necronomicon itself. Pre-ordering has begun at! If you are wondering how you'll be able to afford this ultimate re-creation of the heroic Deadite-killer, don't forget that he is also available to purchase through our convenient FLEXpay program! [Ash Premium Format - Exclusive] [FLEXpay option][About FLEXpay]

Street Fighter fans rejoice!

CLICK HEREWe are excited to announce that we will be distributing an exclusive version of the Akuma mixed media 18-inch statue from Jerry Macaluso's new line of Pop Culture Shock Collectibles! A student of the deadly martial art known as 'Ansatsuken' (aka Assassin Fist), Akuma is a popular character in Capcom's successful series of 'Street Fighter' video games. 'Shin Akuma' refers to a super-charged version of the character, who can REALLY kick some butt! Click the first link to get a sneak peek at this very cool, mixed media statue - coming soon to Sideshow! [Preview the Shin Akuma statue] [About Jerry Macaluso][About Akuma]


Five random newsletter members win Sith Probe Droid packs!

CLICK HEREHaven't been picked to win a Sideshow contest yet? Well, let's see if we can do something about that! This week we have randomly drawn FIVE newsletter members as INSTANT WINNERS, each of whom will receive a FREE Sith Probe Droid Inclusive pack, simply for being a subscriber! These lucky winners are: E. Kimmel, A. Martin, Y. Mathison, J. Russell, and J. Taff. They will each be contacted by email to claim their prizes. If you have some friends who would love a chance to win cool collectibles and other fun, FREE stuff, make sure to tell them to sign up for (and read!) our weekly newsletter and choose the 'Contests' interest - it's the only way to win! (Please remember to allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of prizes and that winners will be responsible for shipping fees and any applicable import or VAT tax. If you see your name on this list, be sure to watch your inbox so that you can verify how we can get your prize to you!) [Contest Terms and Conditions]

Join us next week for Film Food & Figure Friday!

CLICK HEREOur March Film, Food & Figure Friday is coming up next Friday! This month we're offering a super sweet prize pack, which includes one of our Frodo Premium Format figures, a Fellowship of the Ring DVD (featuring both the theatrical and extended cut of the film), and a big box of crunchy, buttery popcorn! Tune in next Friday, March 16th, from 9 AM to 6 PM (PST) to enter for your chance to win. (Please note: The DVD is rated for Region 1 play, and the popcorn can only be shipped within the United States.) [Film Food & Figure Friday info and past winners]


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Please note that you may not have received a wait list notification e-mail if there were not enough items available to reach your place on the wait list.

Wait list members are contacted by email only! If you receive an email, you will then have three days to accept or cancel the offer; otherwise your reservation will automatically convert into an order after 3 days, and an email confirmation will be sent to you with your new 'T' order number. Watch your email!


LOW QUANTITIES ALERT - These items are below 200 pieces left and are anticipated to sell out soon.


(Product edition has been sold through and is no longer available for sale through our site, some wait lists available.)


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