Articles for August, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
Mattel posted the following update about the Young Justice 6″ Superboy/Miss Martain 2-pack preorder currently going on at www.MattyCollector.com Toy Fans,Great news for Young Justice fans! The deadline for the made to order Young Justice 2-pack has been extended until 8/31!Today is the last day of the original deadline, and we’re halfway to reaching the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
Indy Marathon — One Day Only — All Four Films on the Big Screen RELIVE EVERY BREATHTAKING EXPLOIT OF THE WORLD’S FAVORITE GLOBE-TROTTING ARCHAEOLOGIST AT AMC THEATRES’ EXCLUSIVE INDIANA JONES MARATHON SEPT. 15 All Four Thrilling Adventures Return to the Big Screen for One-Day-Only Event in Anticipation of INDIANA JONES™: The Complete Adventures Blu-ray™ Debut on Sept. 18 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 16, 2012) –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
Below is a brand new Catwoman render and the front-of-box artwork for Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition. Armored Edition is playable at gamescom this week as well as PAX Prime at the end of the month. Coming this holiday season for the Wii U, Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition delivers the same impactful story and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
This September, the world of Minimates will be invaded by zombies! The first series of Minimates based on the Walking Dead comic book by Robert Kirkman is scheduled to hit in September, and Diamond Select Toys is already hard at work on the second series, slated for a November release. Like the first assortment, every…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
80’s Icons Immortalized in Premium Format Statue Line NORTHRIDGE, CA (August 16 2012):  Pop Culture Shock Collectibles are pleased to announce the next piece in their wildly popular line of 1:4 scale statues based on the 80’s Thundercats cartoon!  This superbly detailed and high quality collectible of TYGRA in his dynamically iconic pose, stands an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
DIRECTOR STEVEN SPIELBERG AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER GEORGE LUCAS’ RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK™ DEBUTS EXCLUSIVELY IN SELECT IMAX THEATERS FOR A ONE-WEEK ENGAGEMENT BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 7TH INDIANA JONES: The Complete Adventures Debuts On Blu-ray™ September 18th SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (August 15, 2012) – The cinematic classic that introduced the world to Indiana Jones is ready…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
Adult Swim Presents The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Trailer The gang at Robot Chicken takes on the DCU!  This new special featuring the Justice League, the Legion of Doom and so much more, airs September 9th on Cartoon Network.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
One month ago, the world was introduced to the world of the Battle Beasts, ferocious animal warriors from space who have descended on Earth for reasons unknown. Well, Issue 2 of the IDW Publishing mini-series arrives in comic shops this week, and we begin to learn the answers to some of our questions, as well…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
Here is a quick update on a variety of new items listed today: PRE-ORDERS SUPER ALLOY BATMAN – 1/6 SCALE JIM LEE VERSION Play Imaginative is releasing a new 85% die-cast version of Batman in his New 52 suit as designed by Jim Lee.  This 1/6 scale figure has more than 50 points of articulation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
This week Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment released all-new screenshots featuring the iconic Catwoman, the latest DC Comics villain being  revealed in the growing roster of legendary characters featured in the upcoming superhero fighter, Injustice: Gods Among Us videogame. Injustice: Gods Among Us is an all-new game in development by award-winning NetherRealm Studios,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2012
Free-to-Play Battlestar Galactica Online and Drakensang Online Available Now in Amazon Digital Games Store San Francisco – August 15, 2012 – Bigpoint (www.bigpoint.com) – a worldwide leader in online games today announced the availability of Bigpoint’s popular free-to-play titles in the newly launched Amazon digital games service, Game Connect. From August 12-18, Bigpoint’s Battlestar Galactica…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2012
For those of you eagerly anticipating the release of the first series of Walking Dead Minimates, Diamond Select Toys has a treat for you. It’s photos of Series 1 — both the specialty store/comic shop wave and the Toys “R” Us assortment — in action! DST took some early samples of the toys out into…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2012
As we mentioned last week Daniel is now a married man and he and his new bride are off on their honeymoon in an undisclosed location. So, this week’s episode features another interview conducted a few weeks back at San Diego Comic Con International 2012. This interview is with John Balen, Director of Toys for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2012
The Washington DC Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) is pleased to announce our exciting booth activities for Star Wars Celebration VI! Sarlacc Bean Bag Toss will let you relive the adventures of Klaatu the Skiff Guard, as you toss innocent beanbags to their fate of being slowly digested over a thousand years!  Get the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2012
We at AFi are saddened by the loss of Comic Book legend Joe Kubert Eric “Cornboy Mayse wrote on his facebook page: Without Joe Kubert and the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon & Graphic Art there might never have been a Four Horsemen Toy Design Studios. That’s not to say that the other three Four…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2012
Today the PR gang from Hasbro Star Wars gave us a little bit of pre-Celebration news…  Dear Star Wars fans,We hope everyone is getting geared up for Star Wars Celebration VI next week! In anticipation of the show, the Star Wars team wanted to share two important pieces of information. Vintage Line News: The last…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2012
We’ve just received info & images from Mattel on the continuation of their Batman Unlimited and DC Unlimited lineup Batman Unlimited includes:   Batman – Dark Knight Returns and Planet X Batman with Batmite DC Unlimited includes:  Wonder Woman and Injustice Batman Sets and Singles are available here at $36.99 and $18.99 respectively http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10289

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 9, 2012
Breaking news – Former Hasbro/Marvel Universe  guru David Vonner is taking his toy making magic to South Florida to Jazwares.  Vonner has worked for Toy Biz helping with the original Marvel Legends line, Hasbro on Marvel Universe and re-launch of Marvel Legends and most recently was a founder of Kasual Friday.   It’s not yet…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 9, 2012
Last summer, the “Fear Itself” event rocked the Marvel Universe. Heroes and villains from across the Marvel Universe were transformed into The Worthy, hammer-wielding minions of Cul, the Norse God of Fear. In response, the All-Father Odin equipped his own team of heroes, The Mighty, with Asgardian weaponry that would end the aggression of his…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2012
Mattel’s 2013 Subscriptions Results! The moment you’ve been waiting for… the results of the 2013 subscriptions sale are in! Scott aka ToyGuru gives MOTUC and DCUC fans the good news!  Also, find out who won the 2013 MOTUC Fan’s Choice Figure vote.

 

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