Articles for April, 2010

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2010
Duo Who Played Sisters on hit TV Series “Charmed” to Appear in Anaheim Saturday, April 17 NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 9, 2010 – Actresses Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs, who both starred in the TV series “Charmed,” will appear at Anaheim Comic Con on Saturday, April 17, at the Anaheim Convention Center….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2010
AOTS.jpg Now that the segments have been shot Mattel is getting the official word out about when their 2010 Comic Con exclusives will be revealed on G4’s Attack of the Show. They even give out a few hints…. Toy Fans, Okay, everyone, we just got official confirmation that our SDCC product reveals are going to air…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2010
Yamato USA Presents Dreamrush’s Where the Wild Things Are Collection   TORRANCE, CA, April 7, 2010.  Since its original publication in 1963, Maurice Sendak’s Caldecott Award-winning storybook, Where the Wild Things Are, has enthralled children of every succeeding generation.  The story of Max, a young boy who wishes to run away to live among the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2010
Free Magic: The Gathering M10 Half-Packs to All Attendees at Anaheim Comic Con Courtesy of Wizards of the Coast NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 7, 2010 – Wizards of the Coast will be distributing free half-packs of the popular Magic: The Gathering M10 trading cards at Anaheim Comic Con, April 16-18, 2010 at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2010
MIMOBOT® Brings “A New Hope” To USB Ports Everywhere   STAR WARS™MIMOBOT Series 5 collection of designer USB flash drives features R2-D2, Jawa, multiple Stormtroopers and a fan-voted Obi-Wan Kenobi   Boston, MA – April 6, 2010 – Designer USB flash drive pioneer Mimoco is excited to unveil its newest line of STAR WARS MIMOBOT designer flash drives. Devoted to the film that started…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2010
Vintage Collectibles and Merchandise offered to celebrate team-up!   New York, NY April 7, 2010: Captain Action Enterprises, LLC, ComiXology and Moonstone Books are proud to announce the “Action Packed Sweepstakes” celebrating the release of Phantom/Captain Action #1 with opportunities to win rare collectibles and signed comics. Fans have a chance to win collectible classics including:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2010
It’s Crazy! NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 7, 2010 – Children 10 and under attending Anaheim Comic Con, April 16-18, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center will receive a free Gogos Crazy Bones toy, courtesy of Irwin Toy.  The popular items will be distributed, while supplies last, at the Registration area upon arrival. Gogos…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2010
Our friends over at G4’s Attack of the Show (Remember when AFi was featured?) have sent us the following announcement of EPICNESS: TONIGHT G4 launches a programming “attack” on the entire month of April, super-sizing each episode of “Attack of the Show!” with sexy reveals, special guests, costumes, daily giveaways of the hottest tech gadgets,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2010
  Manufacturer: Diamond Select Toys Release Date: March 2010 Wave/Assortment:Wave 5 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Boxing Gloves, Gun with removable holster, munitions key case Scale:  6" Sculpted By: Jean St. Jean Studio THE PACKAGE   THE FIGURE   ACCESSORIES       COMPARISON  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.      Today is April 2nd so here are the REAL answers to our last round of questions. I also want to say a BIG thank you to AFi contributor Flash! for the Clawdeen photoshop…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
This news just in from the Hot Wheels PR team: Check out one of Hot Wheels’ limited edition vehicles for 2011 – Wonder Woman’s Invisible Jet! The Hot Wheels team worked closely with their friends at DC comics to make sure the details were perfect.   Be sure to check out the official Hot Wheels …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
In anticipation this month of ActionFigureInsider.com’s 5th Anniversary (woo-hoo!) we reached out to some of our friends to get some scoops.   Our friends at Mattel were kind enough to grant us one, but because this particular one was going to be revealed before our 5th Anniversary celebration we are going to kick things off…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest  G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.    Q1) Will there by more 25th Anniversary styled figures included in the Pursuit of Cobra line? A1)  At JoeCon 2010 in Providence, RI…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
Amazon.com (of which AFi is an affiliate) has some great deals on magazines in the month of April.  So if you need any new subscriptions or need to renew any current subscriptions this month follow the banner or the links below and help out AFi!  They’ve got specials on a lot of great magazines like:…

 

by AFi Admin
April 1, 2010
bbtslogo.gif Here is the latest from NEW PREORDERS ALTERNITY EXCLUSIVE A-01U NISSAN GT-R ULTRA MAGNUS This new exclusive white repaint of the Alternity Optimus Prime figure was only a matter of time. Optimus’ brother Ultra Magnus is available at $64.99, with an expected release date of May. MARVEL UNIVERSE 2010 3.75″ SERIES 4 & 5 –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.        Mattel tells us that Toy Guru is currently out of the office but asked Mattel PR to provide answers on his behalf.  We know he is the "Toy Guru" and an expert…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
There was a rumor kicking around for several weeks on the DC Direct boards of a set of DCD Wondercon exclusive figures.   This week the rumor became fact and this showed up on the Graphitti website:   Now before everyone panics and compares these to the "Rainbow Hal" exclusives from SDCC last year, you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
Freddy’s Back! Twenty-six years after the original A Nightmare on Elm Street kept a whole generation awake at night, the franchise that gave us one of horror’s most memorable baddies, Freddy Krueger, is getting a reboot courtesy of directorSamuel Bayer and New Line Cinema. Taking on the iconic Freddy role is actor Jackie Earle Haley,…

 

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