Articles for January, 2008

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2008
EL SEGUNDO, CA (January 23, 2008) – FORTUNE announced today that Mattel [NYSE: MAT], the world’s largest toy company, has been named to the prestigious 11th annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, ranking number 70. Mattel is the only toy company to make the 2008 list. “We’re proud to be named among this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
 January 22, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacture sellout of DC HeroClix®: Crisis five-figure Boosters and bricks.  Crisis, releasing February 27, is completely sold out at the manufacturer in North America due to unexpectedly high preorder sales.  DC HeroClix: Crisis brings to players’ tabletops characters from the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Infinite Crisis,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
NEW FANTASTIC EXCLUSIVE 2008 ROUND! A new year brings a new round of voting in the Four Horsemen’s ongoing action figure fan based project: FANtastic Exclusive2008.This time it’s going to be a somewhat simplified two-parter. Scarabus, the fan-voted winning character from the Four Horsemen’s Gothitropolis property is going to be a six inch scaled figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
ACTION FIGURES  ALL STAR ACTION FIGURES It’s an all-star lineup featuring the work of two fan-favorite artists in this series! Four of DC’s superstars are represented here: Batman and Batgirl, as drawn by Jim Lee in All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder, and Superman and Super Lois, as drawn by Frank Quitely in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
It’s being reported by CNN.com and TMZ.com that Heath Ledger star of the upcoming The Dark Knight has been found dead by his housekeeper today in his NYC appartment.  No other details are known at this time.

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
Pawtucket, RI– January, 21 2008 – Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) brings to market the figure of one of the most tightly held secrets in recent Hollywood history: the “Cloverfield” Monster.  Following the 1-18-08theatrical release of Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot’s“Cloverfield,” fans will be able to order a highly detailed representation of the beast beginning today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
New Feature posted As we wait for Galactic Season 4 to start back up in April,  we take a look at DST/Art Asylum’s second wave of modern Galactica MiniMates.  This wave features everything you want in a MiniMates wave:  Viper Pilots, Commanding Officers and Hooch! Plus have a look at the next two waves planned. …

 

by AFi Admin
January 21, 2008
Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: I LOVE THE "Re-Imagined" BATTLESTAR GALACTICA SERIES on the Sci Fi network. I watched the Mini-Series and thought it was OK, but as soon as I saw the episode "33" I knew I was hooked. I’ve been along for the ride…

 

by AFi Admin
January 21, 2008
Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: I LOVE THE "Re-Imagined" BATTLESTAR GALACTICA SERIES on the Sci Fi network. I watched the Mini-Series and thought it was OK, but as soon as I saw the episode "33" I knew I was hooked. I’ve been along for the ride [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2008
TOY2R x SIMPSONS return with a second assortment of 3” Qees based on the iconic BART SIMPSON with a few added surprises for 2008! 2007 saw the release of the collaboration between the top animated show on television and the leading manufacturer of designer art figures with amazing results: A Sell-Out series of 3” and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2008
January 18, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the “Spot the Plot!” promotion in the Pirates of the Cursed Seas™: Rise of the Fiends PocketModel™ game. Rise of the Fiends explores the stories of legendary Pirates characters like Calico Cat, “Cannonball” Gallows and the Hag of Tortuga, and there is more to these characters than…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2008
Hillside, New Jersey, January 17, 2008 – NECA announces the release of Gears of War Action Figures, due in stores late spring of 2008. The first wave in an ongoing line of action figures, the first assortment includes main character Marcus Fenix, Augustus Cole, and the villainous Locust Drone. Featuring an unprecedented amount of detail,…

 

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