Articles for July, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 4, 2012
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Gary “Baba Booey” Dell’Abate make their first CCI appearance at a special live Nerdist panel. Los Angeles, CA, July 3rd, 2012 – Nerdists of the world will unite in San Diego as Chris Hardwick brings the Nerdist Channel to Comic-Con International in a live panel discussion with friends, laughs and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 4, 2012
Moments ago from the Hot Toys Facebook page:   The Dark Knight Rises movie is coming in just two weeks! Batman fans, are you ready for the movie and its collectibles? Here comes the DX Batman in its high-flying The Bat collectible from the movie! Please expect the most movie-accurate DX Batman to come very…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
PETER MAYHEW (“CHEWBACCA” from STAR WARSTM) TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS SANTA MONICA, CA (July 3rd, 2012) – Course of the Force is excited to announce a partnership with SHOEBACCA.com, a leading online retailer focused on “active lifestyle” footwear, for its inaugural five-day lightsaber relay which begins at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, July 7th. Participants…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
Mattel has had some issues in the past with their Comic Con information leaking out before their reveals at the con… and it may be happening again.   EntertainmentEarth.com has a listing for a new line called “Batman Unlimited” that sounds like the successor to the Batman: Legacy line.   It also sounds like this is how…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
If you are attending Comic Con this year stop by room 24ABC on July 12 from 2:30-3:30 to discuss the original “man of action.”  You might just see a familiar face up there…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
The cat’s out of the bag with Necomimi release at ComiCon, through select retail partners and at Necomimi.com June 29, 2012 – San Jose, CA/ San Diego, CA, USA— Leading biosensor company NeuroSky launches the YouTube sensation, Necomimi, in the US at Comic-Con in the San Diego Convention Center. A concept born in Japan by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
July 2, MILWAUKIE, OR—The largest and most highly anticipated pop culture event of the year is right around the corner, and Dark Horse is bringing you the latest and greatest in exclusive products from Dark Horse Deluxe! 2″ Pirate Domo Qee (Limited Edition of 1,500) These popular 2“ Qee figures have continually sold out, appearing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
…and THIS is the box that the Hasbro SDCC Super Helicarier comes in!   Good luck hossing one of these around the con floor!

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
Geek Shall Inherit Episode 030 – Countdown To Comic Con 2012 Part 1 We are in countdown to Comic Con mode! The “nerd prom” is just days away! News and pre-announcments continue to pour in and we do our best to bring you all the latest news. The exclusives list continue to grow each day as do the list of guests and awesome panels and programing. Jason and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 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. There won’t be an ‘Ask Matty’ Q&A for July 15th as that will be during…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
LOS ANGELES, CA: July 2, 2012 – Catch the excitement and join in the fun at San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) as Entertainment Earth® (entertainmentearth.com), booth #2343, teams up with Toys”R”Us®, Showtime Networks, Cartoon Network, CBS Consumer Products, NBCUniversal, and BBC America to bring you celebrity appearances and an amazing array of 35 Exclusives. Meet…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2012
If you’re still on the fence about Diamond Select’s Avengers vs. X-Men Minimates Box Set, exclusively available at San Diego Comic-Con 2012, we’ve got some new photos that may make up your mind! The set includes a removable Juggernaut helmet for Colossus, a removable cape for Emma Frost, a removable jetpack and weapons for Hope…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2012
Team Hot Wheels(TM) Lands Guinness World Records(R) Title as Drivers Race Through Six-Story-Tall Double Loop at X Games Los Angeles 2012   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Two drivers for Team Hot Wheels™ set a Guinness World Records® title Saturday June 30 for successfully racing through a 60-foot-tall double vertical loop at X Games Los Angeles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2012
 Disney Store, in conjunction with Funko, will unveil a limited edition series of Disney POP! Vinyl that will be exclusively sold at San Diego’s Comic-Con July 12-15. The vinyls are Funko’s creative take on favorite Disney characters and this year the newSparkysaurus, based on the upcoming film Frakenweenie, is expected to be a top seller…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2012
Join The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman and Steven Yuen at the Cryptozoic Comic-Con Store In-store events highlight Cryptozoic’s The Walking Dead products, including The Walking Dead Board Game, Season One Trading Cards and Comic Book Trading Cards Kicking off San Diego Comic-Con, Cryptozoic Entertainment™, the premier developer of licensed and original games including The Big…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2012
DVD Signing – Director Morgan Spurlock and Comic Legend Stan Lee Film Screening – Morgan Spurlock Q&A   Los Angeles, CA (June 29, 2012) – Want to learn what goes on behind the scenes in the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con? Watch an aspiring graphic novelist take the journey from home to his ultimate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2012
A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  It’s been a long time coming, but Star Wars is now officially joining Kotobukiya’s lineup of Bishoujo (Japanese for “beautiful girl”) statues!  Get ready to see the lovely ladies of all eras of the ultimate science-fiction powerhouse reimagined like never before.  First up in the new Star Wars series is ace…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2012
Earlier this week Mattel announced the window for their 2013 subscriptions and say they will sell in a tight, three week window with no extensions and no exceptions.   They say they are doing this as a reaction to fan feedback. I’m not sure where they are getting the feedback of wanting 3 weeks with no…

 

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