Articles for March, 2009

 

by Jon "Caped Crusader" Edwards
March 10, 2009
Like most of you who are close to my age (I’ll be 32 next month), growing up in the ’80s meant action figure sensory overload. With thirty-minute commercials on the air for The Super Powers Collection, G.I. JOE, Transformers, ThunderCats, M.A.S.K., Silverhawks, and Masters Of The Universe, is it any surprise that some of us…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
Peter over at AFHub has done an awesome feature write up of Hot Toys’ Iron Man Mark III from the Iron Man feature film.   If this doesn’t make you break out your wallet or start saving your pennies I don’t know what will.   Read the feature and see all the pictures here.

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
March 10, 2009

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Mar 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) today announced it has been named to CRO Magazine’s 10th Annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list for 2009. The world’s largest toy company earned the #7 ranking. "As the global leader in the toy industry, our Corporate Responsibility mission is to ‘play…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
Manufacturer: BifBangPow! Release Date: February 2009 Assortment: Series 1 -Wave 2 Packaging: Boxed Accessories: None Scale: 7"         You can Order Big Lebowski Products here

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
Manufacturer: BifBangPow! Release Date: Summer 2008 Assortment: Series 1 – Limited Edition Comic Con 2008 Exclusive Packaging: Boxed Accessories: None Scale: 7" Notes: Says eight phrases from the movie.       You can Order Big Lebowski Products here Click more for the Phrases – Not Safe For Work

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
March 9, 2009
Its about time that a figure from the line that drew me to the Action Figure Insider forums makes my "Best Figure of the Month" list. That’s not to say there hasn’t been some sweet JLU figures the last few months. There has. I still look at figures like Atomic Skull, Deadman, Vibe, Captain Atom…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2009
This week our friends over at G4 send us news of this week’s Fresh Ink features interviews with Common in regards to his possible role in a Green Lantern film, and Bryce Dallas Howard who tells Blair Butler she’d love to star in a movie based on The Sword comic book. 

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2009
Birthday Celebrations Around the World Honor Barbie(R) Doll’s 50 Years of Fashion, Cultural Relevance and Aspiration MALIBU, Calif., Mar 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today, 50 years after her debut at New York Toy Fair, Barbie(R) doll celebrates five decades as the world’s most popular fashion doll by unveiling a new face and throwing a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2009
Stamford, CT March 9, 2009 – A month after the February 10th enactment of the Consumer Product Safety  Improvement Act (CPSIA), across the country, members of the Handmade Toy Alliance (HTA) continue their vehement efforts to make common sense changes to this broad reaching legislation that has done little to  improve safety in children’s products….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2009
The newest Span of Sunset, Inc. X Disney collaboration has been unveiled with the immediate release of their vinyl figure Cheshire Cat in its latest color way – GOTH. The Cheshire Cat vinyl figure is based upon  Lewis Carroll’s character from Alice in Wonderland, here reborn into a 3D form by Span of Sunset, Inc. This Cheshire…

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
March 7, 2009
 

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
March 6, 2009
 

 

by Scott Rogers
March 6, 2009
watchmen_31_m I saw the Watchmen at midnight. (all the agents…)

 

by ChipCataldo
March 6, 2009
hamill.jpg Some of the fondest memories I have while being lucky enough to be in charge of a Warner Brothers Studio Store Animation Art Gallery are getting to have some unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.  One of which was attending a winter-time Gallery Collector’s Reception in New York City at the flagship nine-story WBSS store.  Kevin Conroy (Batman)…

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
March 5, 2009

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 5, 2009
I just feel this announcement has not gotten the press it deserves.   

 

by ChipCataldo
March 5, 2009
lightning2.jpg One of the things that the WBSS Animation Art development team actually did right was the introduction of the "Square Face" lithograph series back in 1993.  These pieces of artwork were HUGE (3 foot square), streamlined (in the animated style, of course), framed & matted, very limited (edition sizes of 250 with 25 artist proofs),…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2009
watchmen.jpg The short answer is I liked it. On Monday night I was invited to a special IMAX test screening of Warner Brothers Watchmen movie that will be released this coming Friday to a theater near you.  Why did I call it a “test screening?”  Because it’s one of the longest IMAX movies ever attempted and […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2009
The short answer is I liked it. On Monday night I was invited to a special IMAX test screening of Warner Brothers Watchmen movie that will be released this coming Friday to a theater near you.  Why did I call it a “test screening?”  Because it’s one of the longest IMAX movies ever attempted and…

 

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