Articles for August, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2012
Thank you to EVERYONE that bought a 2013 Club Infinite Earth sub!  We did it!

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2012
Ten years ago, the first Marvel Select figure from Diamond Select Toys arrived in comic shops. Depicting Ultimate Spider-Man, the 7-inch scale figure came with a large diorama base (a criminal webbed to a wall), and it was packaged in an oversized blister card that displayed the figure and all of its accessories. Since then,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2012
 Win a Role in Our Horror Movie With almost 300 movies to his name, horror film genius Charles Band is opening the chopping block (casting opportunity) to Fans who want to appear in an upcoming Full Moon Features Horror Movie. Just enter the “Win a Role in Our Horror Movie” Sweepstakes, now accessible from www.facebook.com/zvsfullmoon,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2012
AMC LAUNCHES VIDEO CONTEST “Hey DISH, Where’s My AMC? Following DISH’s Drop of AMC, the Network’s Contest Challenges Fans to Create a Video About Losing “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead,” “Mad Men,” and Other of TV’s Most Popular Shows NEW YORK, NY, AUGUST 6, 2012 – AMC is launching a new online video contest, “Hey DISH, Where’s My AMC?” (www.WheresMyAMC.com) following DISH’s blackout of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2012
The DC Sub thermometer doubled over the weekend!  We are 3/4ths of the way there and in the home stretch!  If you LOVE 6″ DC figures and LOVE having a line that is all sculpted by the SAME people and in the same style as each other AND you want more than just New 52…

 

Today Is the very last day to buy a Matty Collector subscription! We’ve heard positive returns so far for Watchmen, and according to Toy Guru, MOTUC is very, very close! Today the DC sub thermometer took a big jump up, but we’ve got to push it over the finish line! Come on folks, today’s the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2012
Daniel has already left for his wedding and Jason is working on a new production, but they still managed to eek out a new episode of the Geek Shall Inherit podcast! The original plan for this episode was to have it be half banter and then include another of our SDCC 2012 interviews, but we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2012
Art Asylum founder, Minimates creator and film Director Digger T. Mesch is producing a film and he needs our help. Agent 88 is the story of the world’s deadliest assassin… an 88-year-old British woman on the verge of Alzheimers. An eclectic cocktail of KILL BILL, CRANK and MR MAGOO, AGENT 88 is a dark action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2012
On the eve of the last day to sign up for Mattel’s 2013 subscriptions, and in an attempt to  Save DCUC  we bring you a quick look at the last wave of DC Universe Classics at retail – Wave 21.   This wave very much represents the sort of thing we will be getting a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2012
  Club Black Freighter is in full effect! Only 1 more day to sign up on Mattycollector.com to get all 6 of Mattel’s comic styled Watchmen figures, one new figure approx every other month throughout 2013! And all of these figures will come on an AMAZING Watchmen package based on the Absolute Watchmen box. Frank…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2012
A Look at MOTUC Ram Man, A Word About International Shipping and ONE LAST DAY TO BUY A MATTY SUB! Come on DCUC and MOTUC fans!  You’ve got just ONE LAST DAY, ONE LAST chance to keep these lines we live alive and running.  Buy a sub today on MattyCollector.com.  Scott has one last pitch video for you for the subs – Get a close-up look at the long-awaited, fan-demanded Ram Man. Plus, Toy Guru…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2012
In an unprecedented move by Mattel they were able to get a statement out of Digital River about improving their customer service and delivery along with the 2013 subscriptions: Please Read: A special message about your MattyCollector.com experience from Digital River Dear MattyCollector.com Customers, The Digital River Team has heard you loud and clear and…

 

20120804-151754.jpg We first met this new company at San Diego Comicon this year, and we were very impressed with their unpainted Silent Hill Prototypes. Now comes an update with painted pics! Toymunkey Studios in collaboration with Gecco Corp is proud to announce a new line of PVC Statues based on the popular Konami video game series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2012
Doctor Who Series 7 Trailer 2 Yesterday BBC America released this trailer for the upcoming 7th season of Doctor Who.  Season 7 will start this fall on BBC America.  

 

form-voltron-1024x7521.jpg   Over the past year, Mattel has been slowly but surely releasing the Lions of Voltron, and their respective Space Explorer pilots, much to the delight of Voltron fans everywhere.  I think the wonderful thing about these toys is the fact a company as big as Mattel even made him in the first place.  Sure,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2012
“Blade”, Saurod, Pixel-Dan and Mo-Lar Make A Plea for the MOTUC Club Eternia Subscription A personal message from Anthony De Longis (Blade in the motion picture Masters of the Universe) for all the MOTU collectors and fans to keep the Club Eternia Subscriptions alive. The figures are made by the Four Horsemen Toy Studio and sold under the auspices of the MattyCollector online site mattycollector.com   REGISTER BY AUGUST…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 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. Mattel took a short break from ‘Ask Matty’ during July for Comic Con, but now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
It’s Wednesday,which means that your local comic shop has gotten in yet another batch of comic books… and a new batch of exclusive toys from Diamond Select! This week brings a new assortment of Minimates, a new box set and a new Femme Fatales statue, so gamers and comic lovers take note and plan your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
————- NEW PREORDERS ————- G2 BRUTICUS(BBTS SHARED EXCLUSIVE) – PREORDERS OPEN AGAIN Did you miss Bruticus when it first went up?   We have reopened the preorder, get yours now while they are still available! http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22068&mode=retail TRANSFORMERS SCI-FI REVOLTECH #040 OPTIMUS PRIME DX This new release of the movie figure includes jetwings, an energon axe,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
As announced at their SDCC 2012 panels, Mattel is giving fans the opportunity to complete their 6″ Young Justice team with a pre-order of an exclusive Matty 2-pack.  Fans said they wanted these last 2 figures/characters to complete their collection so Mattel priced them out for a very limited run.  Mattel has to have enough…

 

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