Articles for February, 2011

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2011
From Learning To Bake Cupcakes to Writing A Name, New Campaign Focuses on Victories– Big and Small – Made By Children With Autism   WAYNE, NJ (February 22, 2011) – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the launch of its nine-week in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks, North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization. Now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2011
Michael McMillian, John Schneider, Adam West, Burt Ward, Chase Masterson Among Headliners At Wizard World Anaheim Comic Con, April 29-30-May 1 At Anaheim Convention Center Nicholas Brendon, Jeff Conaway, Claudia Christian, Elizabeth Röhm Among 400+ Celebrity Guests, Leading Comics Artists, Creative Directors NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., February 23, 2011 – North America’s largest pop-culture…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
I just saw this terrible news over on CBR that Dwayne McDuffie passed away suddenly.  Mr McDuffie has just recently posted on his website his excitement of his creation Static Shock making it in the Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited toy line. He had just recently been on tour promoting his latest work All-Star Superman, which…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
February 22, 2011 (HILLSIDE, NJ) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacturer sell-out of their most recent set, Marvel HeroClix®: Giant-Size X-Men (GSX).  WizKids’ entire inventory of Marvel Giant-Size X-Men, releasing March 16th, 2011 has been completely sold to distributors worldwide.   The X-Men burst onto the scene in this latest HeroClix expansion dedicated to Marvel’s “First Family”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
Okay Qee Fans…. Simple contest, how many pom-poms did we stuff inside our new 7" Clear Qee Body for this contest? Think you know – then post a guess on our Toy2R USA Facebook Page and we will announce the correct number this time next week (MARCH 1st) and one lucky winner will receive a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: April 2011 Wave/Assortment: Mattel’s Collector Appreciation Tour 2011Exclusive 3-pack assortment Packaging: 3-pack Accessories: One stand Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In-House Team Notes:Angle Man’s weapon is molded into his hand.  It is not removable. THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
The 1:64 scale return of this highly popular release makes way into the 2011GreenLight product lineup   Indianapolis, IN (February 22, 2011) GreenLight first introduced the 1:64 Black Bandit Series 1 in 2008, and the production run sold out to GreenLight Distributors before it arrived in the US.  With all stock spoken for it was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2011
While at Toy Fair 2011 we answered fans questions as they came in on Twitter.  One question we got was "is any one making product for the X-Men: First Class movie?"  The answer was yes, Diamond Select Toys will be making a line of MiniMates based on the movie designs.  They had the MiniMates on…

 

NTT Those of you who know me know that I have a burning passion for the film "Jaws". Until recently, there has been only a few notable collectibles available of the beast known simply as “Bruce”, and all of them have left me wanting in some fashion or another. There’s the McFarlane Movie Maniacs box set,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2011
Just as I arrived back from NYC from Toy Fair 2011 a new box of samples from Mattel arrived.   I gave AFi readers a chance to vote on what from the box I covered first and the vote came back JLU! Here is the first of the 3 new JLU 3-packs I’ll be showing you…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 20, 2011
  Toy Fair 2011 has come and gone and while this year seemed a bit more sedate for what new items were shown, one group of action figures stood out above all others: DC Universe Classics Wave 18. Why are these toys special, you ask? Because for the first time ever, not only do we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2011
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   Typically these solicitaions are all released in a single month.  This listing is a little unusual as it…

 

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