Articles for May, 2016

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2016
Welcome to AFi’s THUNDER WEEK where we are, for the first time anywhere revealing a years worth of unproduced ThunderCats products from Bandai America.   If you missed the previous installments you can read the Day 0 Sneak Peek and the Day 1 reveals at the previous links and also catch up on the story so…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2016
“Let me tell you of the days of high adventure!”   Product Pre-Order Launches June 6   LOS ANGELES, Tuesday May 31 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) —  Between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the Sons of Aryas was the Hyborian Age. The Vanished…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2016
Dress your chair to impress with this brand-new, limited edition Captain America Chair Cape – Convention Exclusive from Entertainment Earth. With a one-time production run of only 1200 pieces, this unique Chair Cape™ transforms your tame chair into a seat fit for a hero ready to save the day, featuring iconic symbols from America’s one-man…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2016
  Pop! Home: Star Wars That’s no Pop! bobble-head… it’s a salt shaker! Darth Vader and Stormtrooper are the latest set of Pop! Home salt & pepper shakers! Add them to your Pop! Home collection this summer! Available Now! Pop! Pens: Classic Star Wars Classic Star Wars characters are coming to Pop! Pens! Collect Darth…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2016
Monogram brings you our first ever San Diego Comic Con exclusive featuring your classic Disney princesses and heroine. The first all female cast brought to life through our 3D Foam Collectors Edition featuring Alice, Belle, Ariel, Cinderella and an exclusive transparent Tinker Bell.      Available at Booth #3645      Only 400 Sets Made…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2016
Today, AMC.com released the commercial free premiere episode of “Preacher,” which debuted on May 22 with 3.8 million viewers, including 2.2 million adults 25-54 in live+3 ratings. The full episode is now live on AMC.com, the AMC app and Apple TV (access links below). “Preacher” is a supernatural, twisted and darkly comedic drama that follows…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2016
Mattel let USA Today reveal the set of Ghostbusters mini figures earlier in the week, but now MattyCollector.com has posted more details about the set as well as new pictures of the outer packaging,   Ghostbusters™ Lights & Sounds Multi-Pack – $24.99 Ghostbusters™ is back with an all new, paranormal team and spooky cool ghosts!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2016
Last week Hasbro revealed the last figure in the upcoming X-Men Marvel Legends wavc with their posting of the images of the new brown-costume Wolverine figure.  In the packaged shots of the Wolverine figure there was a tease of the Build-A-Figure for that wave in the form of Juggernaut’s head.  Now thanks to Hasbro’s Pulse…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2016
Back in 2009 Warner Brothers Animation and Studio 4°C Animation started development on a revamped and revived Thundercats animated series.  This new series launched with an hour long special in July 2011 on the Cartoon Network.   The series was very well received by critics and fans.   I’m sure not everyone loved it, but it was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2016
Mattel has started their 2016 San Diego Comic-Con reveals.   They are doing the initial reveals on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page and then revealing further information and images over on the official MattyCollector.com website.  Over the weekend the posted a lot of new images for their newly revealed She-Ra high end doll. He-Man and the Masters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2016
If you don’t know the name Art Baltazar, do yourself a favor and run down to your local comic book shop and ask the nice people at the counter to direct you to some of his works.  Art is a cartoonist, a fellow toy collector, a comic shop owner and a friend who has been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2016
“I can’t control their fear. Only my own.” Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War has been critically acclaimed and enjoyed by audience around the world since its release! As the Avengers’ actions in Lagos have caused collateral damage where innocent people are killed, the Sokovia Accords proposed by the United Nations has divided the Earth’s mightiest…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2016
Suicide Squad Movie Action Figures Are PREVIEWS Exclusives MEDICOM TOY has added fan-favorite Harley Quinn and The Joker to their MAFEX lineup! Straight out the Suicide Squad movie, these action figures are PREVIEWS Exclusives only available at your local comic shop! See photos below and make sure to pre-order the figures now! You can also…

 

by Cesar Zamora
May 27, 2016
Disney Infinity is no more. A couple of weeks ago Disney announced they have cancelled production on the game, closing the studio in charge of making it (Avalanche), and writing off their losses on the project. I’m a little behind on reporting on this so if you’re interested in the gory details you can read…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2016
A little horrible but always adorable! Kidrobot proudly partners with Jordan Elise & Christopher Lees to present the Horrible Adorables Vinyl Series. Horrible Adorables features strange creatures and wonderful wonders packaged in a window box. Each mini figure measures approximately 4″ tall. Collect them all! This wonderful collection is releasing in three waves: Wave 1: Tangled…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2016
The newest season of Power Rangers – Power Rangers Ninja Steel – has been revealed and is coming to Nickelodeon in 2017. This is the 24th season of the franchise.   Below is the synopsis of the new season as well as the brand new logo!   Saban’s Power Rangers Ninja Steel starts deep in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2016
Today, over on the Hasbro Pulse they revealed the final figure in the upcoming X-Men Marvel Legends wave, as well as giving us a tease of the build-a-figure for this assortment:   Marvel Legends fans got their first sneak peek at the upcoming X-Men Marvel Legends 6-Inch assortment last October at New York Comic Con…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2016
TOKYO, May 27, 2016 – Good Smile Company Inc., the leader in Japanese hobby products, announced today the worldwide release of Link a 1/7th scale figure from the popular action adventure game The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The unique appearance and style of the key visual of the game has been brought to life…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2016
We have a special week planned for you all of you AFi readers next week… it’s a little later than I had originally planned, but better late than never!   I wanted to post this scoop last month as part of our 11th anniversary, but there was so much other news and reveals that week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2016
Pop! Star Trek Beyond The latest Star Trek film strands Kirk and his crew on a remote planet during the first leg of the USS Enterprise’s five year mission! Captain James T. Kirk, Spock, medical officer Leonard H. “Bones” McCoy encounter new species and characters like the warrior Jaylah! They’ll need all the help they…

 

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