Articles for April, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
We here at AFi are super stoked for the opening of Iron Man 3 in the US this Friday.  To celebrate all week we are going to be showing you a selection of the vast array of of iron awesomeness that Hasbro has put together for fans of all ages available on line and at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
Y3183_newsPage.jpg Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t miss a single one! We’ve also got…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
BatmanClassicTVSeries1-500x523.jpg “Sock! Pow! Whap!” For decades, those words were synonymous with comic books in the mainstream media, thanks to the fan-favorite depiction of comic book images in the DC Comics 1960s Batman Classic TV Series. Today, Diamond Select Toys (DST) is proud to announce it has teamed up with Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), on behalf…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
DHME3Turian-Crusier-04-500x355.jpg DARK HORSE AND BIOWARE UNVEIL THE LATEST IN THE LINE OF MASS EFFECT COLLECTIBLES! All-new 6” Turian Cruiser ship to hit shelves in November!   MILWAUKIE, OR, APRIL 30–One of the cornerstones of both Dark Horse’s publishing and product line in recent years, has been the massive video game franchise, Mass Effect. To date, Dark…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
Lobo Confirmed for May 7 Release as First DLC Add-on Character in Injustice: Gods Among Us Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released a gameplay video featuring Lobo, the first character that will be available as downloadable content (DLC), beginning May 7.   Developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Injustice: Gods Among Us introduces a new franchise in the fighting game genre and a brand new story created in collaboration between NetherRealm Studios,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
Pacific Rim – WonderCon 2013 Footage Posted yesterday on YouTube: This was originally intended for only WonderCon, but after listening to so many of you asking for more of the movie online, I think it’s time for me to show you more footage. Enjoy, my friends! – Guillermo del Toro  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg It only took 70 episodes, but I think we found our catch phrase! Now it’s time to fire up the merchandise machine! Mugs! T-shirts! Mouse Pads! Beanies! Shot Glasses! Custom License Plate Frames! Oh man, the sky is the limit! Once again we set out to cover the “week in geek” in about an hour…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
Pop Culture Shock Collectibles News Spring 2013 Ken Lily Joins PCSC • Mk9 Scorpion Pre-Order Sale • He-Man Sneak Peek   LOS ANGELES, April 29th, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE)-— “As we enter into yet another record-breaking month PCSC, I wanted to tell the fans about a couple interesting developments,” shared Jerry Macaluso, President & Founder of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
Lego_Batman2_iOS_1-500x157.jpg   (April 25, 2013 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced the release of “LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes” for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, available now in the App Store. Delivering action-adventure gameplay to touchscreen devices, this latest caper is based on “LEGO Batman 2: DC Super…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
Y3215_fullsizeimage02.jpg Posted today on MattyCollector.com:   Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t miss a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
ScreenHunter_166-Apr.-29-10.08-500x473.jpg If you’ve been on the fence you only have until tomorrow to jump into to any of the 2013 MattyCollector.com subs!   Don’t miss out on a figure selling out or not having any “Day Of” stock.  Sign up now and get all the remaining 2013 figures sent directly to your home each month!

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
Tonight Hot Toys announced another figure in their 12″ Iron Man 3 Die-Cast line: Celebrating the launch of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 movie, Hot Toys is excited to present a new addition to the premium MMS Diecast Series – the 1/6th scale War Machine Mark II Limited Edition Collectible Figurine. Leading the MMS Diecast Series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2013
Lego Reveals ‘The Lord of the Rings’ – The Tower of Orthanc! Build the The Lord of the Rings™ trilogy must-have model! Finally, collect one of the most instantly recognizable and iconic buildings of The Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Tower of Orthanc! Build all 6 highly detailed floors filled with fascinating movie-related details including the attic, library, alchemy room, Saruman’s throne room, entrance hall and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2013
DHpowers.jpg DARK HORSE DELUXE PROUDLY ANNOUNCES A NEW LINE OF COLLECTIBLES BASED ON BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS AND MICHAEL AVON OEMING’S POWERS!   APRIL 27, CHICAGO, IL–Dark Horse Deluxe, an imprint of Dark Horse Comics, has licensed rights to create figures based on Powers, a long-running creator-owned series of comics and graphic novels by writer Brian Michael…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2013
AFi8thScoopbanner-500x662.png DAY 3 Today’s scoop is a San Diego Comic Con Exclusive reveal from our pals at NECA… and it’s AWESOME! To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the breakthrough fan film  Batman: Dead End by Sandy Collora and the success of the “Big Red” Predator Action Figure last Fall in series 7,  NECA is proud to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2013
FCBD13-horiz-with-date-500x121.jpg NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On May 4th, over two thousand comic book shops across North America and around the world will share the magic of comic books with their communities when they give out over 4.6 million comic books—free of charge—during Free Comic Book Day. Comic Book Specialty Retailers expect record breaking attendance and have been preparing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
AFi8thScoopbanner-500x661.png DAY 2  For those of us that have been Minimates collectors from the begining we remember Star Trek as being one of the original licenses that Art Asylum applied to the format.  This is back when Minimates were the larger 2″ format.   There was also another very successful run for several years that ran almost…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
manofsteelwalmarttickets-500x612.jpg (April 24, 2013 – Bentonville, AR and Burbank, CA) – Superman fans, mark your calendars! Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” in theaters nationwide before the film’s official release. This program marks the first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
minecraft-logo-500x182.png Worldwide Deal to Bring Product to Market this Holiday Season   Sunrise, FL – April 16, 2013 – Mojang, developer and publisher of the global video game sensation, Minecraft, formally announced Jazwares™, a leader in the licensed products marketplace, as a global partner for toys and electronics. Building from the core pillars of the brand,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
Because we all know that everything “The Walking Dead” is like printing money right now, Funko is getting their money’s worth from picking up the license and making it adorable.   Also it’s not really a secret that Shawndra their PR rep has a HUGE crush on Norman Reedus… so much so that it comes out…

 

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