Articles for August, 2015

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
Lego just unveiled a new Winter Village Toy Shop for this year! Enjoy the holiday season with the Winter Toy Shop!   Welcome to the Winter Toy Shop! The holiday season has arrived and the toymaker is busy finishing off his latest creations! Outside, children ski and snowboard, and a freshly built snowman sparkles in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
My pals over at SpyMonkey Creations just sent over the details on their new Weaponeers of Monka, groovy 80’s Glyos drop and sale.  Check out the details below and when you order let them know AFi sent you!   Here are the full details with photos of our upcoming release of the newest Weaponeers of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
Pop TV: Once Upon a Time ABC’s hit fairytale drama, Once Upon a Time, now has its own Pop! series! Snow White and her Prince Charming face off against the evil Regina and crafty Rumplestiltskin! Emma Swan, the Dark One, and the devilishly handsome Hook enter the fray! Collect the whole Storybrooke gang now!     Coming in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 17 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is… shhhhhh.   shhhhhhhh!  The band is starting! And it’s…

 

by Cesar Zamora
August 17, 2015
D23 was this  past weekend and with it came free stuff! I got my  hands on Disney Infinity 3.0 Figures and here’s a review for your perusal. To start it off we have everybody’s second favorite snowman ever, Olaf!   OLAF (Toy Box Only Character) – This guy was one of my most anticipated figures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2015
Star Wars Ralph McQuarrie Collectibles Coming Soon from Sideshow Collectibles Ralph McQuarrie Star Wars collectibles,including Boba Fett, Darth Vader, Stormtrooper, and more will be available soon for galaxies near and far, far away! Sideshow posted this new video today talking about the two formats they are working on, statues and 1:6th scale figures.  It’s worth…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2015
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 March 2016.  I know that seems like a long…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2015
HOT TOYS 1/6 BOBA FETT The highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Boba Fett in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. It features finely sculpted Boba Fett helmet and armor, his signature jetpack, detailed weapons, accessories, and figure stand. The deluxe version of this figure will exclusively include…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2015
Co-Stars of Star Wars™ The Force Awakens John Boyega, Daisy Ridley Surprised Guest On Stage And Gave Away Their Disney Infinity Character Figures To Audience Members   Limited Edition Star Wars™ PlayStation®4 Hardware Bundles Unveiled   New Products and Updates From Across Disney Interactive’s Games Slate Announced   ANAHEIM, Calif. – (August 16, 2015) – Yesterday, during a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 18 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is… HEY!   You got your Transformers in my Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2015
ANAHEIM, CALIF. (August 15, 2015)—Today at D23, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn announced that writer-director Colin Trevorrow will direct Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set for release in 2019. While production won’t begin for a few years, Trevorrow is heading to Lucasfilm this year to begin working with artists and his fellow Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2015
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2015) – Today at the D23 EXPO 2015, The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced to an audience of more than 7,500 fans that Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 19 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is Ol’ Yak Face.   I have to wonder… if…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
Resistance Fighters Unite to Steal Plans for Death Star      SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (August 15, 2015)—Lucasfilm announced today that their first film in the new standalone Star Wars stories series, “Rogue One,” has begun principal photography. Gareth Edwards (“Godzilla,” “Monsters”) is directing “Rogue One,” which tells the story of resistance fighters who have united…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
“GIGANTIC” TAKES ROOT – Things are looking up at Walt Disney Animation Studios – way up. “Gigantic,” Disney’s unique take on “Jack and the Beanstalk,” will feature music from Oscar®-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who greeted D23 EXPO fans in signature style—in song—alongside director Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and producer Dorothy McKim (“Get A…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
New York, NY—August 14th, 2015 — This November, experience a friendship 65 million years in the making and a Marvel team-up that has to be seen to be believed. Today, Marvel is pleased to announce MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR #1, a brand-new ongoing series launching this fall as part of All-New, All-Different Marvel. From…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
SHAKIRA SHAKES UP “ZOOTOPIA” – International superstar Shakira is lending her Grammy®-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia, D23 EXPO fans learned via a taped message from Shakira today. Ginnifer Goodwin (ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” “Something Borrowed,” “Walk the Line”), the voice of the film’s rookie rabbit officer Judy Hopps, saluted fans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
HILLSIDE, NJ – August 14, 2015 – WizKids, maker of quality board games and miniatures, is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Star Trek: Frontiers. Designed by Andrew Parks, Star Trek: Frontiers puts a new spin on the bestselling board game Mage Knight, by Vlaada Chvátil. “Like the Mage Knight board game, Star Trek:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
There’ll be no lack of animated super hero films over the next few weeks. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is distributing (as Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD) “Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem” on August 18, and  “LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom” on August 25. Both films are now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 22 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is hands down my FAVORITE set in the vintage Micro…

 

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