Articles for July, 2012

 

 

 

20120711-144052.jpg For those of us who remember in pain the cancelled Kenner 3 3/4″ figures from the original 1979 Alien, Super 7 has answered our prayers!!!! Set to be released next year, Super 7 has access to the original prototypes!

 

20120711-134754.jpg It looks like series 3 contains bases, but no build-a-figure !

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 11, 2012
From the Hot Toys facebook page: Great news for Batman fans!  We are now proud to present the license of the hugely popular classic Batman 1966 Live-action TV Series!  First bringing to fans is this finely crafted 1/6th scale Batmobile collectible from the Series, which is proudly unveiled at San Diego Comic Con today! Fans,…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 11, 2012
Where Will You Stand This Comic-Con? Pledge Your Allegiance to The Shell or The Foot!  San Diego, Calif. – July 11, 2012 – To celebrate the upcoming Sept. 29 launch of the all-new, CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Nickelodeon is launching an immersive, experiential campaign at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2012 — ‘Turtles vs….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
The Branded Play Company Continues to be the Premiere Destination for fans of Giant Robots, Super Heroes, Intergalactic Battles, Magical Ponies and More at Comic-Con in San Diego PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With globally renowned brands including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS, KRE-O and G.I. JOE as well as licensed toy lines for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
Immersive Fan Panels, Hot Toy Exclusives and Celebratory Events Round out Confab Collector Experience   SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) brings San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) fans the ultimate pop-culture, comic inspired celebration with exclusive toy collectibles, giveaways and fan-atic events at booth #3029. From the hottest classic brands to new entertainment collectibles, Mattel has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
BBTS Sponsor News: New KRE-O, Optimus Maximus, Bot Shots Optimus Maximus has just been listed at $39.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22044&mode=retail A big round of new KRE-O kits and figures have just been listed.   Devastator, blind-bagged KRE-O mini figures, and a variety of other kits can be found here: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10058 A new case of Bot Shots 3-pack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
SUPER7 ANNOUNCES SDCC MOBILE APP!! Super7 launches our first ever San Diego Comic Con mobile app! Just point your phone, tablet or any device to http://www.sdcc.super7store.com/ Each of our 14 Con Exclusive toys is presented in “trading card” format – simply tap the card to view the back, or tap to mark off the checklist…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
The Wand Company and BBC Worldwide Reveal Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control San Diego Comic-Con, BBC AMERICA Booth #3629   New York, NY – July 11, 2012 – The Wand Company – known for developing the World’s first infrared remote control magic wand and BBC Worldwide today reveal a must-have accessory for Doctor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
Showgoers Will Get Their First Multiplayer Hands-On Opportunity with the Highly Anticipated TRANSFORMERS™: FALL OF CYBERTRON, Celebrate Spidey’s Latest Movie Launch with Hands-On Time with The Amazing Spider-Man™, Plus a Surprise Game Reveal During the Marvel Games Panel, Exclusive Game Demos at the Activision Booth, and Much, MUCH More… Santa Monica, CA – July 11,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
-Surprises abound for fans as construction toy maker unveils new playsets, life-sized models, mystery builds, contests and one-of-a-kind giveaways in support of popular licensed properties- SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON (July 11, 2012)  – LEGO Systems, Inc., the world’s leading construction toy manufacturer, unveils its largest ever San Diego Comic-Con presence with a “theme of the day”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
 The Tournament of Nerds is excited to announce two free shows during San Diego Comic-Con – Thursday July 12th and Saturday July 14th. The best part? These shows are open to the public and 100% free!!  Attendees do not need to have a Comic-Con badge to attend our shows! Warner Bros. presents: Tournament of Nerds When: Thursday July 12th…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
EESDCC12_menu Whichever way your pop culture clumps points, BifBangPow and Entertainment Earth have got you covered at Comic Con 2012! This is just a sample of what they are bringing to the big show! Click below for a full menu of the rest!

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
Comic Con 2012 starts later tonight for preview night, but our man SDComics/Mike is already there, boots on the ground, checking out the sites.  As it turns out there is a lot to see as the city of San Diego prepares for the biggest pop culture event of the year. Check out all the preparation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
We’ve gotten a LOT of SDCC exclusives into the AFi offices these past couple of days and we don’t have time to do full features on them all before we leave for the con on Wednesday, so to some extent we are going to have to let the pictures speak for themselves. As many of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
Earlier today I posted information from the good people at The Bridge Direct about their new lines of toys for the upcoming ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” feature film.  Now DB has provided us with the hi-rez pictures.  So here they are – enjoy!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
 Each year the town of Long Beach WA celebrates the birthday of their most unusual native son…Jake The Alligator Man. Jake, who is a resident of the world famous Marsh’s Free Museum http://www.marshsfreemuseum.com/ is known far and wide as one of the finest Alligator-men to ever crawl upon the shores of Washington. During his annual…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
SAN DIEGO, CA, JULY 9 – Dark Horse Comics is pleased to announce the brand-new Dark Horse-BioWare™Store as part of their booth feature for Comic-Con International 2012! Filled with exclusive products and books tied to the ongoing publishing partnership between the premier independent comics publisher and the video game giant, the Dark Horse-BioWare Store will include…

 

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