Articles for July, 2008

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2008
They are looking at modifying the wrists on the 1/6th scale. More Smallville? Maybe. Looks like there will be a new Kingdom Come Superman for the Ross JSA line. The JSA are still a tough sell. They don’t seem to do as well. They are NOT showing the Perez based “History of the DCU” line…

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
July 24, 2008
To the hundreds of thousands in attendance, and the millions at home on the internet…  Comic.  Con.  Is.  Crazy.  

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 24, 2008
Hey Everybody! Beginning Monday, our online store will have limited quantities of our 2008 San Diego Comic Con Exclusives: MOTU Classics King Grayskull,™ DC Universe Classics Lobo, Justice League Unlimited Giganta and Lightning Storm Lightning McQueen. If you weren’t lucky enough to make it to the Con, this is your chance to get them while…

 

by Abby Pickett
July 24, 2008
We left LA at 6:30 this morning to be the first ones in to experience every possible minute of this year’s Nerd Prom. Jump to 6 hours later. We are still in the car. Thanks charred Vons truck and SUV. Rest assured coverage has not been affected! Otter and SD Comics are at the Con…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2008
Toys Widely Available July 26, 2008 Prior to Lucasfilm Launching New Entertainment Property PAWTUCKET, R.I. (July 22, 2008) – With the launch of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, the galaxy far, far away continues to evolve and expand — and as it has done for more than 30 years, Hasbro is on board to translate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Here’s Mike’s report from the floor at Comic Con on the new product shown at the Diamond Select Toys. DST’s Ultimate Quarter Scale Line- Shipping Winter 2008 – $79.99 Darth Maul Obi Wan Kenobi (A New Hope)  Han Solo in Hoth Gear (The Empire Strikes Back)  Indiana Jones (with Fertility Idol)  MiniMates Secret Invasion…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
This one is a little tricker because Mattel’s booth was still closed so Mike was looking at the BACK of the figures through the display so we can’t vouch 100% on this list.  But here’s what Mike thinks he saw new for the Mattel 3 3/4" DC Infinite Heroes line: Dr. Fate The Spectre Lex…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
    From the Hasbro Booth at SDCC Preview Night, new pics are up on HISSTank of the new Joes, including:  Modern Era Wave 11 Pilot Scarlett Specialist Trakker from M.A.S.K. Cobra EEL Sgt. Airborne Zartan Swamp Squad Cobra Flint   Modern Era 2-packs Snake Eyes and Hard Master Beach Head and Mainframe Scrap Iron…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Preview Night hasn’t even begun yet, but once again Mike aka SDComics our "man on the inside" has give us a BUNCH of scoops of what you will see when the doors open tonight!   Marvel Legends  WalMart Exclusive Wave- Ares Build-a-figure wave (8 figures) Kang (looks like it’s a re-release of the Toy…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
July 23, 2008
As always Mike" SDComics" Walker has evaded capture and defied the odds to bring you the very best coverage of the San Diego Comic Con International. Check out this freaking Watchmen Owlship picture that he took!!! And then click on the pic to go to the forum thread where he spills even more beans and…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
July 22, 2008
We look ever forward in this hobby.  SDCC is 24 hours away as I write this and, as we do each year, we’ll all be hunched over our monitors hitting Refresh every minute or so on any number of FireFox tabs.   I’m not downing the practice, I’ll be doing it along with everyone else,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2008
 It’s only about 48 hours until Preview Night begins for San Diego Comic Con 2008, and the guys at Four Horsemen Toy Design want you to pay them a visit at the big show.    The Four Horsemen will again be sharing a booth at Comic Con with their old pals at AFX (http://www. ActionFigureXpress.com)….

 

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