Articles for February, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
Today over on Marvel.com they debuted to the brand new on one-sheet poster for their upcoming “The Avengers” film. And if that wasn’t enough they also inform us that we can expect a brand new trailer tomorrow! Earth’s Mightiest Heroes fully assemble in this awesome new poster for “Marvel’s The Avengers,” in theaters May 4!The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
AFXWC12Troopers-150x150.jpg The list keeps coming in for WonderCon 2012 exclusives.  WonderCon will be held in Anaheim, Ca this year and will run March 16-18.  Action Figure Xpress will have an exclusive 2-pack of Kotobukiya ARTFX+ of Shock Troopers for sale at the show: WONDERCON EXCLUSIVE SHOCK TROOPERS ART FX TWO-PACK Outfitted in standard Clone Trooper armor,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
Happy Monday all!  We are back with another new show with a whole new roster of topics across the pop culture spectrum.  Jason’s voice sounds much better this episode so no more “Lauren Bacall” voice. In this episode Daniel and Jason discuss:    Jason went on a mini-vacation and saw some movies, including “The Muppets.”  …

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
February 27, 2012
DST_logo2.jpg Two years ago, almost to the day, I wrote a piece for Men of Action in which I gave, in no uncertain terms, my opinion of Diamond Select Toys’s handling of their three sci-fi action figure lines: Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, and Stargate. Unfortunately, I can’t say much has changed for any of those DST…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2012
Previous attendees for San Diego Comic Con received an email this week urging them to download and read the new rules to purchase tickets for Comic Con 2012.  For the past several years the con has sold out every day and there are now more people that want to attend than the hall can accommodate. …

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 26, 2012
bob1.jpg Well, that turned out to be a bit longer than I had planned on. It’s been four long years since my last look at the “rejected” concepts that my former co-workers and I came up with when we were working on promotions for the launch of Star Wars: Episode One, The Phantom Menace. And it…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
February 25, 2012
BLOGmagnumPI-OPEN1.jpg OK, this is just kuh-razy. This past week I posted a blog about my vintage 3 3/4″ mini-collections. In the last paragraph I alluded to the fact that I continually hunt for the rare LJN Magnum P.I. Ferrari and action figure. Its been a white whale of mine for a while. You know, one of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2012
Poster over on the official Gentle Giant blog: Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to announce our 2012 WonderCon exclusive… To celebrate the return of 1999′s Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3-D, Gentle Giant presents the special commemorative exclusive Yoda With 3-D glasses Mini Bust. This highly-detailed, film-accurate collectible puts the Jedi Master in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
Prolific toy industry sculptor Tim Bruckner (DC Dynamics, Batman: Hush) has launched a new, affordable line of garage kits and hand-painted mini-busts based on his own sculpts of famous characters from literature and history. Called IconoCasts, the first assortment of three characters includes The Monster from Mary Shelley’s  “Frankenstein,” hopeless romantic Cyrano de Bergerac and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
walking-dead-season-2-poster-150x150.jpg I know some folks don’t care for spoilers and want to go in fresh, so I’m going to do you a favor and make you work for the news.  We were just sent a press release about a new character from ‘The Walking Dead’ comic book series that will be appearing in season 3 and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
The Universe’s Most Notorious Sith Brings Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season Four to a Dramatic End Season Four of Star Wars: The Clone Wars concludes with a nail-biting, two-part finale arc beginning Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network with “Brothers.” After being used as a weapon of vengeance by Count…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
Diamond Select Toys revealed a bunch of cool new licenses at New York Toy Fair, and one of the most awe-inducing reveals was the classic Halloween property Mad Monster Party! Based on the 1967 Rankin/Bass feature film, the movie featured all of the famous monsters in the studio’s classic stop-motion style, and so will the…

 

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