Articles for January, 2009

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2009
LOS ANGELES, CA – January 23rd 2009 — Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce KEN as the next figure in it’s popular line of limited edition 1/4 scale statues based on Capcom®’s  legendary property, “Street Fighter®”. The Ken statue is 18” tall ( 19.5” tall with base), will be limited to 300 pcs…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2009
New today in the AFI toy archive- You’ve seen the publicity photo, now see the finished product for Mattel’s DC Universe Infinite Heroes Wonder Woman figure.   Carded and loose photos, turn arounds and some comparison shots. Click here to see the archive.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Spring 2009 Wave/Assortment: Series 1 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: None Scale: 3.75" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In-House team            

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2009
CBS Consumer Products and Playmates Toys will be reviving over 40 years of history with a new line of realistic Star Trek action figures, authentic playsets, and cutting-edge accessories, all approved by the creators of this summer’s blockbuster film!  Recommended for ages four and older and available at all major retailers beginning April 19th. The…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
January 22, 2009
I hear a lot of talk about people wanting every figure ‘in scale’ with every other figure in a line.  This has brought back memories of the old days, the mid 80′s, when there was only one line of heroes for each major comic company.  I was in my late teens, but thinking back, it never bothered…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2009
Toy company moves up 22 positions, to rank among top 50 in 2009 EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan 22, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — FORTUNE announced today that Mattel (NYSE:MAT), the world’s largest toy company, has been named to the prestigious 12th annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. This is the second consecutive year Mattel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2009
January 2009 – NY – Comic-Con returns to New York Febuary 6-8th and Shocker Toys LLP will be in full force at Booth# 1051 with new products showcasing and bringing two big show exclusives to the event. Very pleased will be the fans of Rob Schrab’s Scud and Sam Keith’s The Maxx. Shocker Toys LLP…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2009
CBS Consumer Products has just released images of the eagerly anticipated Star Trek Barbie Dolls from Mattel.  The dolls have been created mainly for collectors and are for ages 6+.  The three dolls – Kirk, Spock, and Lieutenant Uhura – are modeled after the three actors playing the same roles in this summer’s blockbuster film…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2009
2008 was a year that had its’ fair share of ups and downs for everyone, but the New Year is here and it’s time to get ready for a FANtastic 2009!    Having put their previous production woes behind them, the guys at Four Horsemen Toy Design Studios hope to soon go into production on…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
January 20, 2009
This past Saturday my wife and I met some friends for dinner over at Westgate City Center in Glendale, Arizona. Its a shopping and dining destination plopped right next to the Cardinal’s football and Coyote’s hockey stadiums. Its also home to the one and only McFarlane Toys retail store. Good excuse as any for a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2009
The following are the DC Direct and DC Unlimited Solicits for items arriving in stores on or around Sept 2009   ACTION FIGURES   BLACKEST NIGHT SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES   DC Direct is proud to produce action figures for the event of the summer – the beginning of the highly anticipated “Blackest Night” storyline!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2009
Four MMA Legends Comprise Series 3 Collectible Figures Scheduled to Hit Shelves Throughout North America By April 2009 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada – Mixed martial arts stars Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski, “Big John” McCarthy, Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira will be featured in Round 5’s Series 3 of mixed martial arts collectible figures,…

 

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