Articles for June, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
 Just in time for the San Diego Comic-Con and the highly-anticipated summer release of THE DARK NIGHT RISES is an all-new product line from DC Collectibles! The collectible busts, statues and action figures are based on the highly-anticipated Batman film and the line includes popular characters Batman, Bane and Catwoman. These figures feature movie accurate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
In 1867, the Marquess of Queensberry rules of boxing were drafted by John Chambers, forever changing the sport. One fighter who refused to change with those rules was a south paw fighter known as Tobacco Pete. A scruffy and rough man, whose eventual claim to fame would come from his challenge to fight any man,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
CALIFORNIA HERE WE COME!   It’s true, we’re packing up the Silver Streak and getting ready for Comic-Con International, which you might know better as San Diego Comic-Con. We’ll have great new product on display courtesy of our distributor, Diamond, at the Diamond Booth. And we’ve just been green-lit for the Captain Action Panel! It’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
Mega Man and Crew Releasing in July 2012 LOS ANGELES, Calif., (June, 20 2012) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced the latest wave of Bobble Budds® figures featuring the classic videogame franchise Mega Man® by Capcom®. The iconic blue robot returns in super deformed form and he’s brought a bevy of his friends and enemies with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
Announcing the latest addition to the 5″ Mini Qee Artist Line – The Yakuza Series by Fakir. Toy2R USA makes every effort to scour the globe to find new artists and fresh designs to work with and when we found a set of original custom Mini Qees by French artist, Fakir, it was a no-brainer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
EPIX PRESENTS TWO LEGENDS ON ONE STAGE AT COMIC-CON ROGER CORMAN & WILLIAM SHATNER ON A PANEL MODERATED BY KEVIN SMITH | JULY 14th ‘William Shatner’s Get a Life!’ @ Comic-Con Shatner will introduce the EPIX Original Documentary at a screening directly following the panel on July 14th at Comic-Con. The screening is at 7:00PM…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
June 20, 2012
sue-dibny-dies1-380x600.jpg Note: I began writing this article last fall, when the topic was a bit more relevant. But I think the idea still has merit, and I’d love to hear your thoughts on how the DCnU was developed, now that we have some time and distance to reflect upon the original event and transition… –  – …

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
June 20, 2012
Note: I began writing this article last fall, when the topic was a bit more relevant. But I think the idea still has merit, and I’d love to hear your thoughts on how the DCnU was developed, now that we have some time and distance to reflect upon the original event and transition… –  –  […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2012
The Dark Knight Rises – Brand New Exclusive Nokia Trailer Debut “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 Hathaway, as Selina…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
With their 3rd anniversary coming next month, Luke’s Toy Store has rebuilt their online store from scratch in order to add over a dozen new features for their customers. The biggest change is a new way for customers to save money on shipping. Starting today, customers can choose to have any Minimate item in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
Happy Monday everyone! We hope all you dad’s out there had a great Father’sDay yesterday! Of course we will discuss Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ as it was one of our most anticipated films of the summer. Did we dig it? Did it leave us cold? We well cover that at the end of the show in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
Roam the Universe With Doctor Who Favorites It’s silly and small and cost effective, but it lets you stick a Dalek to things and makes me want a PeeChee folder or Trapper Keeper so I had to share! We just added the Doctor Who Sticker Set with a TARDIS, K9 and for different Daleks for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
This year, Diamond Select Toys is all about letting the fans choose. With the Marvel Minimates Series 50 Fan Poll in its final week at Marvel.com, yet another poll has launched over at Toysrus.com! This fall, the Website — as well as Toys “R” Us stores nationwide — will carry a Minimates box set based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
Event Kicks off Collaboration with ESPN, Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare Will Air Live Globally EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– On Saturday, June 30, Hot Wheels strives for another world record with a gravity-defying, two-driver double vertical loop attempt at X Games Los Angeles 2012. The life-sized Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare will pair Team Hot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
Studio Creating Over 40,000 Limited-Edition Collectible Hotel Keycards for New TV Series 666 Park Avenue, Arrow and Revolution BURBANK, Calif. (June 18, 2012) — Warner Bros. Entertainment is the key to excitement at Comic-Con! The Studio has once again created a set of limited-edition collectible hotel keycards, which will be in use at top hotels…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
THE WORLD’S LARGEST COLLECTION OF CRACKER JACK TOY PREMIUMS AND VINTAGE PEZ, G.I. JOES AND HOT WHEELS TO BE SOLD AT PROFILES IN HISTORY’S JULY 2012 AUCTION LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2012 – Profiles in History, run by Joe Maddalena, couldn’t be more excited to take buyers back to their childhood with a collection of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2012
Power-Con/ThunderCon September 22-23, 2012 Power-Con / ThunderCon is the convention dedicated to all things He-Man, She-Ra, and ThunderCats! The convention returns September 22-23, 2012 at the Torrance Marriott South Bay in Torrance, CA. For more information, please visit http://www.thepower-con.com  

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
June 16, 2012
YoungJusticeCast1.jpg In my previous article, I discussed my feelings on the biggest issue with Mattel’s Young Justice line, the price.  You can read about it here.  Today, I want to talk about character packout. 1. One of the things I noticed while collecting the Batman Brave and Bold line was what was left on the shelves. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2012
AFi’s “Ask Matty” Mattel Q&A Answers for June 15th, 2012 (And a new product video!) 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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2012
Earlier today on their Facebook page Kotobukiya revealed one of their SDCC 2012 exclusives: Heading out to SDCC next month? Be on the lookout for our 2012 exclusive – X-23 X-Force version!

 

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