Articles for June, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2012
With the surge in popularity among Marvel super heroes this summer, a group of lesser-known heroes, villains (and some all-out odd balls) petitioned Marvel Entertainment to grant them a team of their own. A common name they could share and make legendary. A battle cry for evil to fear, and a group name that would…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2012
The Hasbro G.I. Joe team debuted some exciting new toys and new during today’s G.I. Joe brand panel at the G.I. JoeCon in New Orleans, Louisiana, and we wanted to share it with the AFi readers! First, Hasbro announced a brand new expression – G.I. Joe Micro Force – at JoeCon, debuting the first ever…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2012
Once again, Action Figure Xpress will be at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International in full force with some incredible exclusives!  Come check us out at booth #3345!  Attendees may begin preordering for PICK UP AT THE SHOW now through Friday, July 6. http://www.shopafx.com/20sandicoatp1.html   Masters of the Universe He-Man Power Sword Letter Opener Wield…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2012
Like flies caught in a web, everyone is buzzing about the new Amazing Spider-Man movie, and Diamond Select Toys has already put out some amazing collectables based on the film! In addition to a movie-inspired series of their popular Minimates mini-figures, DST also recently shipped their Marvel Select Spider-Man and Lizard action figure to comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2012
Monogram proudly presents “All New” Marvel Miniature Alliance series figurines – Miniature Alliance 4″ PVC Figures featuring all your favorite Marvel Universe characters – Avengers, X-Men, and Spiderman. For our 2012 San Diego Comic Con exclusive PVC figures, we proudly present eight pieces 4” Marvel PVC figures set for a price of $45. Features: This…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2012
First of the High-End Collectible Fashion Doll Line Based on the 1980s Animated Series Available at the 2012 Comic-Con International in San Diego Integrity Toys, Inc., under license from Hasbro, Inc., today announced a brand-new series of high-end collectible fashion dolls based on the 1980’s ground breaking animated series JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS, launching at…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 29, 2012
So I was browsing through Netflix the other night, looking at their range of mediocre to abysmal choices of things I haven’t seen when I stumbled across the newish documentary “The People vs George Lucas”. With no better choices at hand I proceeded to watch it as I wrapped up some late night editing for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
New York– As the world prepares for San Diego Comic Con (July 12th-15th) Mezco Toyz adds to the excitement by revealing their 2012 Summer Exclusive lineup:   Dark Knight Mez-itz Mega Scale Batman– Perhaps the greatest summer exclusive in the universe, Mezco proudly presents the Mega Scale Dark Knight Batman Mez-Itz. This 300% Batman Mez-Itz is based on Batman’s look  from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
Warner Bros. Entertainment Announces Comic-Con Autograph Signings for Nearly 20 Series, Including The Big Bang Theory, Fringe, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries and HBO’s Game of Thrones, Among Others New This Year: Ticket Drawings and Wristband Distributions to Begin in the Morning on the Day of Signings in the Sails Pavilion, Utilizing One Line for All…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
If you’re coming to Comic-Con International in San Diego this year, be sure to stop by the Diamond Select Toys booth (#2607). Yes, there’ll be plenty of exclusive toys on sale, from The Walking Dead, The Amazing Spider-Man, Avengers vs. X-Men and more (see the full list here.) And yes, there will be display cases…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
With Ten Tremendous Exclusives, Toys“R”Us® Returns to Comic-Con International in San Diego at Entertainment Earth® Booth #2343   Pretty Ponies, an Exclusive DVD Distribution, Turtle Power, a Blue Fairy, Invisible Predators, a Merry Band of Mutants and “Stupid” Heroes among Toys“R”Us Comic-Con Offerings   Channeling the spirit of its diverse product assortment, Toys“R”Us unmasked its…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
Today Hot Toys revealed their 12″ figure of Spider-man from the upcoming film ‘The Amazing Spider-Man” One of the most popular superheroes is back on big screen as a new chapter in the Spider-Man legacy. To celebrate the launch of The Amazing Spider-Man movie, Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Spider-Man Limited…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
Mimoco releases STAR WARS Mimobot Series 8 Collection (BOSTON, MA – June 26, 2012) Mimoco, makers of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives and MIMOMICRO™ card readers, is announcing the release of Star Wars MIMOBOT Series 8 featuring iconic characters from Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. The eighth series in the Star Wars MIMOBOT collection includes Jabba the Hutt, Slave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about an exciting batch of new preorders, a large batch of new arrivals, and info on a $5,000 store credit giveaway contest! —————————- $5,000 STORE CREDIT GIVEAWAY —————————- ‘Like’ us on Facebook and fill out the quick entry form and you’ll be registered to win one of 40+…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
SHOUT! FACTORY POWERS INTO COMIC-CON™ INTERNATIONAL 2012 WITH HIGHLY ANTICIPATED HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCT LINES, ICONIC POP CULTURE BRANDS AND A SPECIAL PANEL EVENT CELEBRATING THE SERIES THAT STARTED A GLOBAL POP CULTURE PHENOMENON, POWER RANGERS   Putting the Pop in Your Culture One Disc at a Time at Shout! Factory’s Booth # 3849   Shout!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
SPONSORED BY BREAK MEDIA, SQUARE ENIX, VIZIO AND XBOX   Break Media to Live Stream Popular “Conversations for a Cause” Panel Series   LOS ANGELES, June  27, 2012– Zachary Levi and The Nerd Machine,  a multimedia company dedicated to bringing the best of apparel, accessories, and both long and short form video content to customers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
Symbiote Studios will be back at San Diego Comic Con Booth #4533. If you are at the show stop by and pick up one of their eight new Symbiote Vinyl Toys. They have two great kinds that each supports a great organization.  Each will sell for $12.99. Symbiote Panda vinyl toys supports Pandas International. 10%…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2012
There are not official pictures of the set yet, but yesterday Underground Toys announced their SDCC 2012 ‘Doctor Who’ Comic Con exclusive on their Facebook page: “Underground Toys is thrilled to announce their 2012 Comic Con Exclusive Item for Doctor Who: ‘Victory of the Daleks’ Collectors’ Set.  Exclusive set contains: 1 Winston Churchill action figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2012
ON SEPTEMBER 18th, THE MAN WITH THE HAT COMES HOME LOOKING BETTER THAN EVER     INDIANA JONES: THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES ARRIVES ON BLU-RAY™ FOR THE FIRST TIME, COMPLETELY REMASTERED AND INCLUDING A METICULOUSLY RESTORED VERSION OF RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (June 26, 2012) – In June of 1981 director…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2012
Los Angeles, CA, June 26, 2012 – Her Universe™, a leader in female genre merchandise, announced today a license with BBC Worldwide, to create a collection of Doctor Who apparel for the ever-growing female fan base for the television show. Her Universe recognized the burgeoning force of female Doctor Who fans and the need to…

 

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