Articles for August, 2007

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2007
DCD408AMCOMIPG We just posted a new feature on Diamond Select Toy’s first wave of Battlestar Galactica Minimates.  The fine folks at DST are the only people filling the LONG void of BSG-less TV as we wait for the show to return next year. And where the heck is the DVD set of Season 3?!?!?   You…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2007
ACTION FIGURES  TRINITY ACTION FIGURES THREE TIMELESS ICONS – ONE TERRIBLE FOE! The TRINITY action figure assortment brings Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman, in the birth of their legendary alliance as they face the billionaire  eco-terrorist Ra’s al Ghul! In TRINITY, witness for the first time ever the meeting of Superman and Batman with Wonder…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2007
Mattel issues information to correct inaccurate reports Mattel advises consumers to not return products to retailers STEPS TO RETURN A MATTEL TOY THAT IS AFFECTED BY THE AUGUST RECALLS, ANNOUNCED IN COOPERATION WITH THE U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION: 1) The first step is for consumers to determine if they have a toy that has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2007
IversonASV This is pretty cool.   While I was running around Comic Con, after my first panel was over on Friday, I was approached by a nice lady by the name of Marty who told me she was writing an article for WIRED about how action figures are made and or who makes them.  As we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2007
IversonASV New Star Wars PocketModel Booster Pack to Add Ground Units, Including AT-AT and Spider Droid August 16, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) — WizKids Inc., a subsidiary of Topps and the creator of runaway hit games such as HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main™, today announced it will be releasing this fall the next instalment of…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
August 14, 2007
Moving. Are there many things that are less fun or more stressful that uprooting your family and possessions, duping your friends into helping you toss them into a truck and then unpack your life all over again? Ugh. Sure, we’re excited about the new house. But that excitement wears off when you realize just how…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2007
IversonASV One product recalled for impermissible levels of lead November 2006 magnet recall expanded EL SEGUNDO, Calif., August 14, 2007 – Mattel, Inc. announced today that the company has voluntarily recalled one toy from the “CARS” die-cast vehicle line (“Sarge” character), manufactured between May 2007 and July 2007, containing impermissible levels of lead. The recalled vehicles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2007
4HHoG2 Figure of "The Answer" Based on ‘Stylized Realism’ Found in Comic-Book Art Carlsbad, Calif. (August 13, 2007) – For more than a year now, Upper Deck Authenticated (UDA) has been revolutionizing the sports action figure scene with their All-Star Vinyl figures.  The collectibles that portray popular sports heroes from across the board, are designed in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2007
Here are the images of the 2nd wave of Mattel’s DC Classics line shot by our own Jeff Cope.       Aquaman and variant     Superman Blue and Superman Red Weighted 50/50 in each case      Firestorm and variant (Ronnie/Classic Firestorm is the variant according to the Mattel slideshow)     Harley…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2007
4HHoG2 New Relationship Unites Two Powerhouse Entertainment Companies and Classic Brands to Create New Interactive Experiences   REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and PAWTUCKET, R.I. – August 7, 2007 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS) today announced a strategic licensing agreement that will bring together two of the most powerful entertainment companies in an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 9, 2007
It’s come to our attention that a small portion of our recent wave of Seventh Kingdom figures have been inadvertently released while still containing some never corrected quality control issues. This is unacceptable to us, and we are doing everything within our power to  make sure that these issues are rectified.   While anyone would normally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 8, 2007
August 8, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today the release of the MechWarrior®: Solaris VII set, which brings the combative drive of the MechWarrior universe to another level.  The thirst for eternal honor and glory will lure MechWarriors from across the Inner Sphere to the gladiatorial splendor of the Solaris VII arenas. The MechWarrior:…

 

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