Articles for April, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
The Dark Knight Rises – Official Trailer #3   http://www.thedarkknightrises.com/ http://www.facebook.com/thedarkknightrises “The Dark Knight Rises” in theaters July 20. Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar(R) winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
Scott “Toy Guru” talks Vyrkon MOTUC SDCC 2012  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
SIDESHOW PRODUCTIONS RELEASES DEBUT TRAILER FOR “SPARKS” Newbury Park, CA – Sideshow Productions is proud to release the trailer for their upcoming feature length film, SPARKS, set to premier in FALL 2012. Sparks is a superhero noir thriller set in the 1940s and is the story of a masked vigilante, Ian Sparks, who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation’s most notorious…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
But there will be Comic Con for us! We’re locked and loaded and ready to go. We have our passes, our hotels, and we’re working on our plans. Nothing can stop us now. Of course every episode of GSi is podcast gold, but I think this episode shines for one particular m0ment, and that is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
To celebrate “May the 4th be with you” this year – LEGO Star Wars is creating a virtual mosaic experience for fans. This Friday, May 4th, fans visiting LEGO brand retail stores and LEGO.com are encouraged to build a LEGO Star Wars creation, take a photo of that amazing creation and then upload it to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
As it’s turns out we have a bit more anniversary stuff than we can squeeze into one week.  We have this entry below and several interviews we still need so get to, and there might be one more surprise his week if we can pull it together.   SCOOP WEEK DAY 6 This isn’t a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
Only days remain until Marvel’s The Avengers hits U.S. theaters, but U.S. toy stores are already getting in some of the most fun Avengers toys we’ll see this year! The movie-themed wave of Marvel Minimates is hitting Toys “R” Us stores now, with four two-packs featuring Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow,…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
April 29, 2012
In honor of our anniversary, I will revisit the well that never goes dry: Bollywood! And the only thing better than regular Bollywood awesomeness is groovy 60’s surf rockin’ Bollywood! Take it away, Ted Lyons and his Cubs! (I am working on something great for the anniversary, but it’ll be a little bit later than…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2012
Big Chief Studios Reveals Packaging for 12″ 11th Doctor Big Chief Studios are pleased to reveal the final approved packaging design for our Eleventh Doctor 1:6 Scale Collector Figure. As collectors ourselves we understand all to well how important packaging is. We carefully considered the pack construction, taking both the retailer and the end customer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
  As part 1 of our Mattel reveals, we have Mirror Master from Mattel’s DC Signature Collection/Club Infinite Earths subscription line.   Right about now you are saying, “but we’ve already SEEN Mirror Master.”  Yes.  That’s true.  We saw him at Toy Fair. What we haven’t seen is the package with the bio… AND the fact…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
There have been a lot of questions pop up today surrounding the announcement so Toy Guru reached out with a message to help clarify a few things about Mattel’s SDCC 2012 convention exclusive reveals earlier today: “Hey DC fans, I’ve been on the boards and have seen a lot of questions about the new 8″…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters Behind-The-Scenes – The Hub KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS is an animated action-fantasy series that follows the adventures of a young hero, Ray, whopossesses the rare ability to befriend and duel alongside fantastical creatures from a parallel dimension. Evil forces would have these creatures tamed anden slaved, so Ray and his two best friends must join the ranks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
At long last…. here is Mattel’s SDCC announcement: San Diego Comic Con 2012 Preview April 27, 2012 By Matty Here’s your first official look at the products we’re planning to have available at this year’s convention. Some items will be available for pre-order at our voucher pre-sale from 5/30 at 9am PT through 6/14 at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
Of all the aliens that have invaded Earth in Marvel Comics over the years — the Skrulls, the Kree, the Chitauri, the Dire Wraiths — none are quite so unpleasant as the Brood. But that unpleasantness makes them the subject of some great stories, which is why the next series of Marvel Minimates features the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
We have new screenshots today featuring some of the Dinobots in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.  [nggallery id=29] The successor to the highest-rated Transformers game of all time and in development by the acclaimed team at High Moon Studios, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron allows players to experience the darkest hours of the war between the AUTOBOTS…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
DC Entertainment announced that it has released a new family-friendly DC Nation app offering instant access to the best in all-ages content from DC Comics. Based on the popular Saturday morning programming block from Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the free app features thousands of pages of kid-safe content including free, first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
SCOOP WEEK DAY 4 Today on scoop week we get a second helping of BifBangPow! goodness.  The crew at BBP! have been kind enough to not only let us show you one of their 2012 Comic Con exclusives, but it’s ALSO the debut of a brand new product category for them. They are introducing a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
Provides Codes for Virtual Figures Within Physical Sets Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—April 26, 2012— Wizkids/N.E.C.A., the makers of HeroClix Online today announced the arrival of the game’s latest Marvel collection, Marvel’s The Avengers , which adds 16 new figures to the online game and are also available through codes in physical sets. Joining the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
Yesterday on MattyCollector.com Mattel posted a rewording of what they have been saying for the past 2 weeks.   Some of this information has be trickling out different places such as the bi-monthly Q&As and their online forums.  None of this is new information, but it seems like a lot of fans and other sites just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
This year I thought it would be fun to not only celebrate AFi’s anniversary, but to also reach out to our friends and the toy companies and celebrate their anniversaries and make it one big celebration of milestones. We kick off with Randy Falk of NECA who is celebrating 10 years with NECA.   We’ve known…

 

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