Articles for June, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Don’t call him “Bruce.”   Hard to believe, but it’s been 25 years since director Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead 2 was released. One of the best cult horror films of all time, it introduced us to the Deadites, the Necronomicon, and most of all, to Bruce Campbell’s character, Ash, the wise-crackin’ S-Mart employee who saws…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Injustice: Gods Among Us Trailer and Screenshots Tuesday Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment revealed Injustice: Gods Among Us, an all-new fighting game in development by NetherRealm Studios, creators of last year’s smash hit Mortal Kombat. Today we come to you with the trailer and several new screenshots. Injustice: Gods Among Us debuts as a bold new fighting game franchise that introduces a deep,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Star Trek Cast Voice Overs Announced for the Video Game PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND NAMCO BANDAI GAMES ANNOUNCE ACTORS CHRIS PINE AND ZACHARY QUINTO TO REPRISE ICONIC FILM ROLES AS KIRK AND SPOCK FOR UPCOMING STAR TREK™ VIDEO GAME Pine and Quinto Lend Their Voice and Likeness to Highly Anticipated Video Game Releasing In 2013 LOS ANGELES, CA – (June 5, 2012) – Paramount Pictures and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
For many poor souls, Wednesday is the worst day of the week — right in the middle of a dreary five days of work. If only they were comic book fans — then Wednesdays would be the high point of the week! After all, it’s the day comic book junkies can hit up their local…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS PARTNERS WITH WETA WORKSHOP FOR COLLECTIBLES FROM THE UPCOMING HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILMS, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY AND THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN -New merchandise slated for October 2012- WELLINGTON, New Zealand and Burbank, CA – June 05, 2012 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Weta Workshop announced today a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
Sideshow Collectibles has started sending out teasers of their 2012 SDCC exclusives to subscribers to their e-newsletter.   Today’s reveal looks to be a Snowtrooper from ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ If you’ve ever wondered what differentiates high-end collectibles from all the rest, check out the details we’ve worked into this amazing costume. Each item is carefully…

 

by Jeff Cope
June 5, 2012
hannabarbera_logo1.jpg I cannot even begin to describe the hours of entertainment that came out of the famed Hanna Barbera animation studios over the years. The powerhouse teaming of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera produced a wealth of fantastic cartoons for kids of all ages since the studios inception in 1959.

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
A quick end to the drug war Seriously, can you imagine how fast the War on Drugs would be over if Predators came down and started murdering dealers? The Wire would’ve been totally irrelevant. Our series on SDCC exclusives continues this week with the Cloaked City Hunter Predator! As seen in 1990′s Predator 2, the…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
June 4, 2012
rick_cfm-500x375.jpg I have been out of town for the past ten days, but wanted to share something very cool that happened on the eve of the recent Memorial Day weekend…as many of you know, I am a huge supporter of the Colorado Freedom Memorial.  To recap, this would be the first monument in America to honor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
Our pal “martymcfly160″ sent us some more breaking news out of the Toys R Us in Times Square NYC.  Marvel came in over night and put in a new display featuring some props from the upcoming ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ movie.  Included in the display of authentic movie props are Peter Parker’s backpack, skateboard, web-shooters and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
NECA is starting to reveal their 2012 San Diego Comic Con exclusives over on NECAOnline.com.   They have revealed 3 exclusives so far with the first being:   We’re Con Bound! Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be giving special sneak peaks out our 2012 convention exclusives, and we start today with the brand-spanking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
It’s almost that time of year again… the time of year when Diamond Select Toys hops on a plane across the country to attend the biggest pop-culture convention in America! San Diego’s Comic-Con International 2012 will run from July 12-15, and DST will have a ton of fun events for you to attend, including a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
As a nod to Tiger&Bunny fans in the US market, this Tamashii Web Shop exclusive S.H.Figuarts bike set which would normally only be available via the Asia Tamashii Web Shop will be available in limited quantities at anime, comic, collectable, specialty, and online stores in the U.S. and Canada this November. The Double Chaser features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, California—June 1, 2012—Lucasfilm Ltd. today announced that Kathleen Kennedy will become Co-Chair of Lucasfilm. In an effort to move forward with his retirement plans, George Lucas will work with Kathleen Kennedy to transition into her new role. Lucas will become Co-Chairman of the Board of Lucasfilm and continue as CEO.  Micheline Chau will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
Chart-Topping Performance Sets The Stage For E3 Debut Of Eagerly Anticipated Sequel Skylanders Giants™ Santa Monica, CA – June 1, 2012 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is pleased to announce that Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure™, which launched to great acclaim and record-setting sales in October 2011, was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
Hot Toys sent out updated images tonight of their upcoming 12″ Thor and Loki figures from “Marvel’s The Avengers” and they remind everyone why they are the best in the business… “You give up the Tesseract! You give up this poisonous dream! You come home.” said Thor. Avengers fans, do you still remember this scene…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
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 1, 2012
Philadelphia – At Philly Comic Con, Kasual Friday revealed 3 new characters from their upcoming 3″ stylized figure line.  Shown for the 1sttime were MGM’s Army of Darkness ASH and CLUBBER LANG along with King Features Syndicate’s THE PHANTOM.  These figures will remain on display at Philadelphia Comic Con, Friday and Saturday at theStylinOnline.com booth. Figures will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
LUCASARTS DROPS GAMERS INTO THE CRIMINAL UNDERWORLD WITH NEW MATURE THEMED VIDEOGAME FRANCHISE, STAR WARS 1313 ™   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif – May 31, 2012 – LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, announced today a new internally developed videogame franchise, Star Wars 1313 ™.  The game will make its formal debut at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Two weeks ago, Diamond Select Toys and Marvel.com announced their first-ever fan poll to decide a full series of Marvel Minimates. Through a series of four polls, Marvel fans get to choose the entire line-up of Series 50, which will hit in 2013 and mark the 10th anniversary of the line. Last week’s poll had…

 

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