Articles for January, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2012
Super Hero Adventures, Based On the Hit ‘Super Hero Squad’ Cartoon Coming to The Hub, Will Debut New Action Figures, Playsets and Plush at New York Toy Fair PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS – News) continues to grow and expand its long-term strategic partnership with Marvel Entertainment, LLC, as the global branded play…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2012
Posted today on the Hot Toys Facebook page: “Batman Returns, another great superhero movie directed by Tim Burton! We are here proud to present this movie license to our fans! The 1/6th and 1/4th scale Collectible Figures will be launched in late 2012. Please stay tuned!”  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2012
The Zorro Deluxe 1/6 Scale Collectible features an all-new headsculpt, full cloth fabric outfit with wired cape for posing, real leather boots, fully functional metal spurs, full metal sword, and wired whip for posing! Zorro will ride once again to fight against tyranny, fighting soldiers and evil-doers for yet another generation with this all new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2012
Edison, NJ – January 17, 2012 Pretty Ugly, LLC  announces a licensing partnership with Funko, LLC  to manufacture POP! and Blox Vinyl figures of the beloved Uglydoll characters. POP! Figures will be available February 2012. Blox Figures will hit retail shelves as early April 2012. Both can be found at specialty retailers nationwide and are available in an assortment of styles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2012
ELIJAH BRITAIN HAS WON THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME WITH BUMBLEBEE AND OPTIMUS PRIME Carriere, Mississippi Student Awarded Grand Prize in Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS “Win a Ride with the AUTOBOTS” Sweepstakes In Which He Went to Amazing TRANSFORMERS Destinations and Drove In Fan-Favorite BUMBLEBEE! PAWTUCKET, RI – January 17, 2012 – Elijah Britain, from Carriere, Mississippi, a passionate fan of the popular TRANSFORMERS brand was announced today by Hasbro, Inc….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2012
Like many other websites, we will be going dark tomorrow in protest to the proposed SOPA and PIPA bills.   This is an important issue that we encourage you to read up on and join in the fight. What is SOPA? We just wanted to give you a heads up so you are not surprised. Get…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2012
MattyAFiLogo-150x150.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Mattel will took a short break earlier this month for the holidays and now they…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2012
DCDirectNewLogo.jpg 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.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores April  2012 as listed below.   Most of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2012
Because of the 15th falling on a Sunday and MLK Day yesterday the next MattyCollector sale will be today January 17th.  There are a few old items such as Battle Cat, Faker, Battle Armor Skeletor and Panthor that can be had for the new 2012 pricing. And then there are the 2 new items today:…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
January 17, 2012
BLOGfemaleAFs-OPEN1.jpg I’m hoping you didn’t come here looking for facts. Or statistics. Or anecdotes from former toy company big wigs. All you’re gonna get is a flimsy theory pulled from CantinaDanny’s Action Figure Observer’s Field Guide. But it is true that, from the early days of the little plastic people, action figure lines have been light…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2012
Evildoers beware as Mezco brings the intergalactic hero Earthworm Jim to life as an articulated figure! Jim comes complete with a game accurate plasma blaster as well as his famous ultra-high-tech-indestructible-super-space-cyber-suit. The 6inch scale Earthworm Jim features 8 points of articulation. He comes complete not only with his plasma blaster, but with an alternate “bendy”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2012
Another Monday and another episode of the ‘Geek Shall Inherit’ podcast. In this episode: Jason talks about the upcoming Complete James Bond Blu-Ray collection Daniel and Jason give you their picks on who should perform the 50th Anniversary James Bond theme. Daniel (and Siri) give you the details on “An Evening With Adam West.” Daniel…

 

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