Articles for July, 2008

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
ACTION FIGURES   JLA CLASSIFIED: CLASSIC SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES Based on the art of Ed McGuinness Some of the most requested DC Direct action figures are back by popular demand! These classic interpretations of some of the core Justice League characters have been revamped and reactivated with enhanced, revised colors.   Perfect for both…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
Mezco Toyz proudly announces their 3rd installment of collectible figures from NBC’s #1 rated, Emmy Award winning TV series; HEROES. Series 3 of the 7inch tall, highly detailed, collectible figures includes: Kensei Hiro- Acquiring new armor after traveling in time to 1671. Kensei Hiro comes complete with samurai battle armor, alternate head with helmet, removable…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
HOLLYWOOD, CA., JULY 16, 2008 – The brainchild of producer and actor Jason Lenzi, Bif Bang Pow! – which enjoys exclusive distribution through Entertainment Earth – has in a few short years become nothing less than a superhero within the action figures and collectibles universe. And nowhere will this little company’s big-time accomplishments be more in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
  This year’s San Diego Comic Con promises to be one of the largest undertakings in geek and pop-culture history!  DST’s plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, contests, panels, a blood drive, free giveaways and the launch of a brand new website!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
This just in! Toynami is pleased to announce the last-minute additions of three brand-new products that will be available for the first time anywhere at Comic-Con International: San Diego! Be one of the lucky few to own these hot items months before the general release!   Available only while supplies last and in very limited…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
July 18, 2008
How ’bout are you willin’ to make the commitment, wakin’ up, goin’ okay, it’s gig time, what t-shirt am I gonna wear? Can’t decide, can’t decide . . . brain aneurysm! -"Rock Your Socks Off" by Tenacious D   For our particular breed of geek a tee shirt collection is almost as prized as our…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
July 18, 2008
So, I'm reading William Shatner's latest autobiography… …and, when he mentioned this, I knew I had to see it.   [youtube]PUEI7mm8M7Q[/youtube]   Hee Hee, "computing."   -JJJ 

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2008
  RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jul 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today in Federal Court, a 10-person jury has rendered a unanimous decision that the majority of Bratz design drawings, prototypes and sculpts were created by doll designer Carter Bryant while he was employed by Mattel. The jury has also determined that MGA and its CEO, Isaac…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2008
There was buzz around the interwebs today  about Hasbro’s 25th Anniversary G.I.Joe mail in "Doc" figure selling out.   Word has it some folks were getting notification of there them selling through.  We got good news today from the GI Joe PR crew:   Dear G.I. JOE fans,   Thank you for your support at JoeCon….

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
July 16, 2008
  So the new Batman movie opens tomorrow: The Dark Knight. And to herald this event, here are a few choice looks back at this incredible franchise. Hey, who IS doing the new theme song, anyway? [youtube]kOwcnh_HSZg[/youtube] [youtube]RKiG_9C5T8E[/youtube] [youtube]S22SA2xuLSM[/youtube]  [youtube]yH4Pz-cNRbU[/youtube]  [youtube]VNaDZIrxh-0[/youtube]  That last one is dedicated to our dear departed Peter Fries! We miss you,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2008
Peak Products Unleashes Starpex™, the First-Ever Full-Size, Wood, Playstation®2 and Playstation 3 Guitar Controller with the Authentic Look and Feel of a Real Guitar For those about to rock…Peak salutes you!   Boston, MA– July 16th, 2008 – Peak Products, a gaming peripheral company dedicated to providing the best in instrument quality gaming controllers, announces…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2008
Cool Comic Con 08 exclusives continue to be revealed.   This time, it is the Mattel Hot Wheel’s 1966 Batman 3-pack of vehicles.  This set will be sold at the Hot Wheels booth at Comic Con will be $30 and comes with The Batmobile, Batcycle and Batgirl’s Batcycle!        This has some great…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2008
This deluxe figure stands over 13inches. From the mind of visionary director Guillermo del Toro, this hauntingly designed figure features an eyeless face, razor-sharp teeth, and poseable, eye-adorned wings that span approximately10inches. Intricately sculpted with a remarkable attention to detail, a must-have collectible for every Hellboy fan.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2008
From the mind of Joss Whedon.    This is worth checking out!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2008
Each of these 10-inch hoodlers are A-Listing in the playground. Rockin’ fab-tastic clothing and so much baby bling that other rug rats can only catch their vapors.    Series 1 contains:    Pookie: The green-eyed baller. But don’t make him cranky…ya wouldn’t like him when he’s cranky. Featuring a thermal shirt, t-shirt, dew rag, ring,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2008
Just FYI for all of you hot and thirsty AFI readers.  Today is July 11th aka 7-11  That means FREE Slurpees at participating 7-11 stores while supplies last! If you’d like to know the history of the Slurpee you can watch this brief history here! 

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2008
Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce MORRIGAN as the first release in a limited edition line of mixed media statues based on Capcom®’s  property, “Darkstalkers®”. The MORRIGAN statue is 16.5” tall ( 18.5” tall with base), will be very  limited to 400 pcs worldwide and is scheduled to ship in November 2008 with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2008
This just in: "Electric Tiki Design is proud to present a licensing deal that will bring many of Disney’s classic characters into our unique family of products. More information will come soon, but for now we are passing along this teaser image." If that teaser collage has any real bearing on the projects Electric Tiki…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2008
This year, Toynami will have its biggest presence ever at Comic-Con International: San Diego, and coming along with it is our biggest assortment of show-exclusive product! Available at the Toynami booth will be products from our special guest Tamashii, Bandai’s exciting new collector-focused label. Tamashii will also be showing exciting new prototypes, products and dioramas…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Try as they might, the Four Horsemen weren’t able to get the dark overlord, Scarabus, from their Gothitropolis property produced in time for the 2008 San Diego Comic Con. But Scarabus’ evil minions, the Time Keepers, wouldn’t miss the chance to wreak havoc on the event!    That doesn’t mean that fan-chosen Scarabus is completely…

 

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