Articles for April, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Digital reaches a new landmark, as our digital store celebrates its third anniversary this coming weekend. As a thank-you to our fans, Dark Horse announces two special promotions!   First, Dark Horse will be giving three lucky winners an iPad mini loaded with Dark Horse comics! To enter to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
Pop! Disney: Beauty and the Beast Series 2 Ma chere Mademoiselle, it is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now we invite you to relax, let us pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents… your dinner! Be our guest and feast your eyes on Beauty and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
Check out the newest trailer for TNT’s hit drama series FALLING SKIES, which returns for its fourth season Sunday, June 22, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
We are up to reveal #5 from Zica Toys showing fans the second wave of their 3.75″ retro Six Million Dollar Man line of action figures.  Today, over on their Facebook page, Zica gave us a look at “Mr. X.”   The Six Million Dollar Man wave 2 reveal #5, Mr. X (Dolenz Robot)! The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
After a little over 10 years, the gang at Kid Robot, who were pioneers in brining Urban Vinyl and designer toys to the US are closing (and possibly relocating) their New York City location. The following message was posted today over on KidRobot’s official blog: Dear Kidrobot Community, After an amazing decade-plus year run, our beloved Kidrobot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Collectibles.  These products will appear and be available to pre-order in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores in October 2014.   ACTION FIGURES DC COLLECTIBLES BATMAN…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
Have You Tried Turning It Off and On Again? Award-Winning, Fan Favorite Series Draws to a Close After Four Uproarious Seasons – All of Which Are Available on Hulu Plus   Before the theory banged big, before Sheldon and Leonard met Penny … there was a group of misbegotten IT workers stuck in the basement of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
Lion Temple Arch Installed in New Water Park Presented by Cartoon Network   CARLSBAD, Calif. (April 21, 2014) – Construction is fast and furious at LEGOLAND® California Resort with the new LEGO® Legends of Chima Water Park presented by Cartoon Network quickly approaching on May 24, 2014. The largest LEGO® model for the new Chima…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
April 22, 2014
I don’t think any one of us predicted exactly how “Unlimited” Mattel’s Justice League action figure line would prove to be. Debuting in 2003, the line didn’t quit unit the end of 2012. Just about 10 years. That’s nuts. What started out as a line dedicated to “The Big 7” eventually delivered well over 200 figures….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
MALIBU, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc., (JAKK) announced a licensing agreement with Nickelodeon to manufacture, distribute and market a line of specialty figures and toys in the United States based on the network’s hit animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The agreement includes JAKKS’ Hero Portal™ TV video game platform, the next…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
Slate Features Adaptations of the STAR WARS SAGA by bestselling children’s authors  Tom Angleberger, Tony DiTerlizzi, Adam Gidwitz, and RJ Palacio     Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today the upcoming global release of four new books based on the original Star Wars film trilogy. The classic Saga will come to life like never before…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
Big news today from Marvel and Diamond Select Toys with the announcement of both companies moving into the realm of making Mego-esque, 8″ retro, cloth costumed figures.   When I had originally heard the rumor of this it was just going to be costumes only.  I’m delighted to hear that it’s also full figures.   These will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
Yesterday the Four Horsemen posted a new update to fans and supporters of their Gothitropolis: Ravens Kickstarter campaign:   We’ve been asked numerous times for an exact release date on the Gothitropolis: Ravens action figures, and since we just got the nearly final version of the test shot into the studio, we thought we’d take this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of the anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we put together something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2014
I’ve had a lot of people ask me if anyone is doing any figures for the upcoming X-men:Days of Future Past feature film.   The answer has been, there will be some Minimates from DST and an unannounced Marvel Select figure.   But one other option is the kids meal figures available now at Carl’s Jr. There…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2014
Gentle Giant’s back with some very exciting new items for this month.   Darth Vader Life Size Vintage Monument – $2,600 Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to their line of popular life-sized monuments with the life-sized Kenner-inspired Darth Vader Monument! Digitally scanned from an authentic mint-condition 3 ¾” action figure…

 

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