Saturday, April 28, 2007

Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter - Xoanon @ 14:54 PST

Sideshow Collectibles Newsletter - Date: 4/26/2007

  • Special Announcements: Sideshow Apparel is here!
  • Comic-Con: Exclusives and PPO schedules revealed!
  • Ministry: Sideshow's Spider-Man Week begins Monday and watch the Shogun Playground video...
  • General Interest: Pre-Order Revoltech figures, Hot Toys Rambo III and more!
  • LOTR: Faramir shipping update...
  • Wait List and Stock Status updates
  • Shipping Updates, Now Shipping, and Coming Soon
  • Unsubscribe Information

    Special Announcements

    Sideshow Apparel is here!

    CLICK HERECollecting is easy. Now you can look GOOD doing it! Yes, today's the day to place your orders for our entire line of affordable and fashionable apparel - from cool t-shirts and polos, to cozy pullovers and jackets - featuring all new Sideshow logos and designs! We currently have small quantities of all styles and sizes IN STOCK (except for the White Luxe Jacket, which will arrive in our warehouse soon), so place your orders before your fellow collectors swipe up all the goodies. Don't forget that this is also a great new way to use those Rewards points that you've been stacking up! [Order Sideshow Apparel]


    Find out about our Comic-Con Exclusives today!

    CLICK HEREThis year we have a grand total of SIX insanely cool San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive products, which will begin pre-ordering NEXT WEEK! Follow the first link to review the Priority Pre-Order schedule for each item, and mark your calendars with the dates and times. Stay tuned to our next podcast, scheduled to air next Thursday, May 3rd, as we reveal a few more details about each item! Plus, make sure to review all of our helpful Frequently Asked Questions about our 2007 Comic-Con Exclusives, available through the following links. You can also add our Comic-Con news feed to your RSS reader, so you can stay on top of all the con news from! [List of Exclusives and PPO schedule][Attendee FAQ][Non-Attendee FAQ][Add our Comic-Con RSS feed]

    Mark your calendars for the first of our Comic-Con Exclusive Priority Pre-Orders!

    CLICK HEREThe first of Sideshow's 2007 Comic-Con Exclusives, our Black Suited Spider-Man Mini Bust will begin Priority Pre-Ordering for newsletter subscribers next week, just in time for the premiere of 'Spider-Man 3' in theaters! Will you be a Comic-Con Attendee and pre-order on Thursday, May 3rd at 10am (PT), or a Non-Attendee, pre-ordering at 10am (PT) on Friday, May 4th? You can take your pick, although we suggest that you participate in the Non-Attendee PPO if you are at all in doubt about your attendance at the con! Get a new glimpse of the bust, plus all the Priority Pre-Order information, through the following link today - and we'll see you on for the PPO next week! [Black Spidey Mini Bust - Preview & PPO info]

    Ministry of Information

    Sideshow's Spider-Man Week begins Monday!

    CLICK HERETune in next week as we celebrate all things Spidey with Sideshow's Spider-Man Week! What can you expect to encounter at from Monday, April 30th through Monday, May 7th? Well, be prepared to sling your web around super deals on a variety of Sideshow collectibles, participate in a few fun and unique contests, and brush up on behind-the-scenes info about our new 'Spider-Man 3' products! And don't forget to check out 'Spider-Man 3' in theaters May 4th... as if you need reminder! We'll be celebrating that day with a Spider-Man themed 'Film Food & Figure Firday' contest, so be sure to enter for your chance to win from 9am - 6pm (Pacific Time) on Friday, May 4th![Spider-Man 3 collectibles][Film, Food & Figure Friday info]

    Submit your Spider-Man 3 collectible questions!

    CLICK HERETake this chance to submit all of your questions about our 'Spider-Man 3' collectibles through our Ask Sideshow form, as we will be hosting a special 'Ask Sideshow' Q&A session with the Production Team next week during Sideshow's Spider-Man Week! You can ask about the process of working with the licensor to bring them to life, or about the inspiration for the poses chosen for the characters in the Spider-Man VS Venom & Sandman diorama, or whatever your heart desires. Just be aware that we can't provide firm answers any 'Will you be doing?' questions, as usual! Submit your questions today, and watch the Production Blog from April 30th through May 7th for Spidey updates![Ask Sideshow form][April 24th Q&A][Ask Sideshow archives]

    The Militaries of Sideshow take YouTube by storm!

    CLICK HERETake a look at this awesome trailer for the hottest new movie that you've never heard of: 'Shogun Playground'! The most epic Samurai movie ever created in two and a half days, this action adventure stars members of the Sideshow production and shipping teams and was directed by Sideshow's very own mulitimedia guru! Click the link, if you dare! (Yes, these are authentic Sideshow staff members. Yes, they researched and designed the costumes and weapons themselves. And yes, this is really what they do in their spare time.) [Shogun Playground video in the Blog]

    Looks like Anime and Manga is pretty popular with our collectors!

    CLICK HERESideshow's launch of its new Anime & Manga collectible category was met with much excitement from collectors around the globe last week, and we are very delighted by the overwhelmingly positive response! We can't wait to see what the future has in store as we add more items to this appealing new category. If you haven't pitched in with your opinion yet, make your vote count in our Anime & Manga homepage poll, going on now at! And don't forget to tell us what you think about it all in the comment area of our site.[Anime & Manga category][Participate in the poll][Let us know what you think]

    Sideshow Newsletter

    General Interest

    Reserve your Rambo Part III figure NOW!

    CLICK HERETogether, Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys bring you the 'Rambo Part III' Movie Masterpiece 1:6th scale figure. The 'Rambo III' figure features the muscular body developed by Hot Toys, as seen on their first Rambo release, which features over 22 points of articulation. The Rambo figure is fully poseable, and features an extremely detailed and authentic gear set. Pre-order yours today! [Pre-Order Rambo III]

    Pre-Order new Revoltech figures today!

    CLICK HEREThe most recent addition to our new Anime / Manga collectible category, these super articulated Revoltech figures stand approximately 6-inches in height, and each one comes with a few fun accessories as well. All in all, they are a GREAT deal for the price, plus don't forget that you will earn Sideshow Rewards points by purchasing direct from! We're also excited to announce that these cool, ultra-poseable figures will be arriving in our warehouse very soon, so place your pre-orders today to get in on the action! [Pre-Order Revoltech figures]

    Speaking of Anime and Manga collectibles...

    CLICK HEREThe creepy Kerberus Red Spectacles RAH figure from Medicom Toy is on the verge of selling out at Sideshow! Expected to arrive in our warehouse sometime in the 3rd Quarter of 2007, we suggest that you secure yours now in order to reserve one for your collection. Don't miss out on all the cool gear and unique design of this character - place your pre-order before he's gone! [Kerberus RAH figure - LOW QUANTITY]

    When the world needed a hero, what it got was a QTVR!

    CLICK HERETake another look at the world's most unlikely hero, our Ash Premium Format figure, this time in glorious Sideshow 360! To access this feature, which allows you to zoom in, out, and all around to get a closer look at the details of Ash and his handy (ha!) chainsaw, simply click on the '360' icon under the main product image! The Sideshow Exclusive edition, which comes with the 1:4 scale Necronomicon book, is now sold out at Sideshow, but you can still sign up for the Wait List, or pre-order the regular edition today! [Pre-Order the Regular Edition] [Exclusive Wait List]

    Corpse Bride figures now IN STOCK!

    CLICK HERECLICK HERESideshow Collectibles is proud to bring you Jun Planning's series of highly detailed, incredible Corpse Bride dolls. These articulated figures are clothed in real fabric, very much like the original stop-motion animation puppets. And now they are IN STOCK in our U.S. warehouse! But not for long, as we have less than 25 pieces left of both the Corpse Bride and Victor, so place your order today! [Corpse Bride with Bench - LOW QUANTITY] [Victor with Scraps - LOW QUANTITY]

    Lord of the Rings

    The delivery of Faramir draws ever closer!

    CLICK HEREWe have just received word that our much-anticipated Faramir, Son of Denethor 12-inch figure is expected to arrive at our U.S. warehouse in late May! Start preparing a spot in your LOTR collection now for this ultra-detailed figure, complete with his long bow and intricately-designed arrows and quiver. Be sure to watch our newsletter and website for more information about upcoming figures in our LOTR 12-inch line, which is NOT coming to a close, no matter what rumors have been circulating across the infamous internet! Check our April 24th 'Ask Sideshow' Q&A for more details about our future LOTR plans. [Faramir, Son of Denethor]


    And the winner of the Gandalf the Grey statue is...

    CLICK HEREDrumroll, please! The lucky LOTR newsletter subscriber who will be welcoming a SOLD OUT Gandalf the Grey statue into his or her home is: J. Richards from Phoenix, AZ, who knew that Gandalf was part of the race of the Ainur (we also accepted 'Maiar' and 'Istari' as answers, since those are divisions of the Ainur). This winner will be contacted by email to claim the prize. Please allow up to six weeks for processing and delivery. Thanks for playing our little LOTR trivia game, and keep an eye out for even more newsletter member-only contests and giveaways! [Sideshow's Contest homepage]

    This is your last chance to enter to win a special Mother's Day bouquet!

    CLICK HEREDon't forget that Mother's Day will be here before you know it! Take this opportunity to write an "Ode to Your Mama" and you could win a fancy bouquet of fresh flowers to send to that special woman who brought you into this crazy world, courtesy of Sideshow Collectibles! That's right, we want you to submit your best poetry or prose, honoring your mother and all she's had to put up with from you over the years, for a chance to win. Follow the link to read up on all the details, and don't forget to follow the directions and peruse the fine print. This contest closes at 11:59 PM (PT), Sunday, April 29th, so submit your entry befor e then! Mother's are special - take this opportunity to let the world know how important yours is to you! [Mother's Day Contest details]

    Newsletter INSTANT WINNERS grab more Gift Cards!

    CLICK HEREThis week we have randomly drawn five newsletter members as INSTANT WINNERS, each of whom will receive a FREE Sideshow Collectibles Gift Card, worth $20 toward select in stock products, simply for being a subscriber! These lucky winners are: Z. Bassell, D. Skog, D. Slavin, J. Swisher, and M. MacLean. They will each be contacted by email to claim their Gift Cards. 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 up to six weeks for delivery of prizes. If you see your name on this list, be sure to watch your inbox so that you can confirm your win! [Sideshow Contest Terms and Conditions]


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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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