Articles for August, 2012

 

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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