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Mattel Reveals “3” X-Men Barbie Dolls @ SDCC 2019

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The Press Release:
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Marvel Comics, Barbie is unveiling three new dolls paying tribute to legendary X-Men characters Storm, Mystique and Dark Phoenix, information included below on each of the dolls. Fans can preorder the dolls exclusively at GameStop.com starting July 18, 2019 for $54.99 and they will be available on shelves starting in October.

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STORM:
• Born Ororo Munroe, Storm is one of the most powerful mutants on Earth. As a member of the X-Men team, she confounds enemies with her ability to manipulate weather and the atmosphere.
• Storm Barbie® doll is as electrifying as the character she emulates. This collectible Barbie® doll captures Storm’s iconic look in a shiny-black bodysuit, cape and thigh-high boots, all with metallic-gold trim. Gauntlets, a headdress and her signature gemstone brooch finish the fierce look.
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Scenes From “Sweet Suite” 2018 @ Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers: Part 3

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Hello again my friends and welcome back to my coverage of the 2018 “Sweet Suite” which is an event that’s organized by the folks over at The Toy Insider. If you are somehow just joining us today for some reason, then you are going to want to click HERE first so you can enjoy the two chapters that preceded this one.  Let’s go.

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Nintendo had a small section of their own which was quite popular.  Several new and recent games were on display to try out and those attending were able to try and win a prize.  I am a TERRIBLE gamer so it took me a little doing.

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Scenes From “Sweet Suite” 2018 @ Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers: Part 2

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Hello again my friends and “Welcome Back” to another exciting installment from the 2018 “Sweet Suite” that was held very recently over at the Pier 60 event space. As previously mentioned in Part 1 (seen HERE), this incredible event is organized by the folks at The Toy Insider and since there is a lot to see let’s get right on down to business with this mega-sized Iron Man playset from Hasbro. Isn’t it awesome? I think so.

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As you might realize this is for the younger superhero fan in your family and something that will help them bring these movies and comic books into their playtime.

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Sights and Scenes From The Toy Insider “Sweet Suite” 2017: Part 6

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Greetings website visits, it is nice to find you returning once more to our little home on the web as I continue along with my findings from the 2017 Toy Insider “Sweet Suite” event. I’m down to the wire with this little adventure and if you’re only just joining me now then you’ll want to click HERE first and see all of the previous chapters. I’d hate for you to be confused and not have a proper path laid out for you. There’s a lot to get to so let’s pick up where we left off yesterday with the second photo of the Princess Cakes.

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I think I’m going to need this “Spider-Drone” by SkyRocket.

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Checking Out “Sweet Suite” 2016; Chapter 1

Hello there my kind readers. So as some of you might know, I’ve been attending the American International Toy Fair convention for the past six years and generally all of that coverage has gone over to the PiercingMetal.com website where I would focus on the superhero and monster movie geek stuff.  However, with that said I decided a couple of years ago to share additional event coverage on The Chronicles for the vendors and companies that didn’t fit within the context of my Metal and Pop Culture site.  Folks who are interested can click on THIS LINK to open a tag of said content.  All of this leads me to this event being discussed in the narrative before you which focuses on a brand new convention to my eyes called the “Sweet Suite”.

The “Sweet Suite” is considered to be THE BIGGEST NIGHT OF PLAY and comes care of the fine folks at Toy Insider.  This is connected to their “Blogger Bash” event which I shall discuss in a later post.  “Sweet Suite” was all about toys for a traditionally younger audience and instead of in your typical hotel or convention center would be on this beautiful boat called the Cornucopia Majesty.  I was excited because I had not been on a boat since a couple of years ago excursion with friends on the Circle Line and while this was going to be docked it was still cool.

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My media badge sported the PiercingMetal branding since I’m more known for that outlet than The Chronicles, but perhaps in time that will change and this one will be as loud a voice as my Music Media one.  Only time will answer that one.  As you can see the badge says “Blogger Bash” and I guess this is because the “Sweet Suite” is only a smaller portion of this two day conference.

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