Articles for April, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
Micro-series of original, animated shorts will focus on untold stories of everyday heroism that shape the destinies of Rey, Jyn Erso, Sabine Wren, Princess Leia, Ahsoka Tano and others   Daisy Ridley, Felicity Jones, Tiya Sircar, Ashley Eckstein and Lupita Nyong’o reprise their roles for new series launching in July   Books, apparel and toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
Ahead of Star Wars Celebration this weekend, we’re excited to share Hasbro’s newly revealed The Black Series X-34 Landspeeder and 6-Inch Luke Skywalker figure which will be on display at Hasbro’s Booth. STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES X-34 LANDSPEEDER & 6-INCH LUKE SKYWALKER Figure (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/Available: Fall 2017)

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
We’re contacting many of our various lists ONE TIME as we do with all new genre conventions, so please if you want more Gotham info in the future please sign up for that list as described within. Thank you. As long-time Batman fans (who isn’t?) we’ve had the pleasure of working with many of the legends behind…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
Tomorrow Star Wars Celebration 2017 kicks off in full … ahem… force. Here are some pictures of the set up today. We will have more Celebration coverage all weekend on AFi.

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
Leading Collectibles Distributor Heads To North America’s Biggest Star Wars Fan Event With New Products From Bandai Hobby, Tamashii Nations, And Beast Kingdom; Sneak Peeks Of Special Upcoming Releases Also To Take Place In Bluefin Booth Visit Bluefin at Star Wars Celebration 2017 Booth #3110   Anaheim, CA, April 12, 2017 – Bluefin, the leading…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
Pop Keychains: Lord of the Rings Take Frodo and Gandalf on your own quest with these Pocket Pop! Keychains! Add them to your key ring this spring! Coming in June! Pop Movies: Lord of the Rings This series features characters Gandalf, Frodo, Samwise Gamgee, a Nazgul, Saruman, and the Balrog! Look for the Frodo chase…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
BANDAI AMERICA DRAGON BALL SUPER From Bandai America comes new Dragon Ball Super collectibles! These cosplay accessories and action figures make great additions to any Dragon Ball collections! BATMAN: BORN IN BLOOD ART PRINT (LE 500) QMx is proud to offer Born of Blood, a hand-drawn design featuring DC Comics’ Batman from British artist Doaly….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
The gang over at Fresh Monkey Fiction sent us this promo image for Amazing Heroes Wave 2, their Retroverse line of 4.5” Action Figures. The Kickstarter starts in a few weeks, and the will be sending along more information soon, but to share this image with the AFi readers: If you want to know more you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
Hillside, NJ — April 12, 2017 – WizKids is pleased to announce the upcoming release of DC Comics Dice Masters: Batman, available soon at a Friendly Local Game Store near you! Using the same proprietary Dice Building Game platform designed by Mike Elliott and Eric M. Lang, DC Comics Dice Masters: Batman takes epic dice…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
DEARBORN, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–You don’t have to be Groot to go small and live big. Ford’s all-new EcoSport – the fun, capable and connected compact SUV – brings personality to the big screen as the official vehicle of Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” “EcoSport is our smallest SUV, designed for active customers who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
Leading up to Star Wars Celebration this weekend, Hasbro is excited to share the news of The Black Series 6-inch Rey figure and Rey’s Speeder!  The product will be on display at the Hasbro Booth #2744 at Star Wars Celebration, and will hit shelves later this year. (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/Available:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
Today First 4 Figures announces the third statue from their Kirby line of collectibles. Fighter Kirby is to be released in Q4 2017. Exclusive edition Representing the character straight from Kirby’s Return in Dream Land and unleashing a Spin Kick that all Kirby fans are familiar with. The package includes the following:- – Fighter Kirby – ‘Spin Kick’…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
  They call Chicago “Second City,” but it’s always first in the hearts of Diamond Select Toys, as they head back to Chi-town on April 21-23 for C2E2, the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo! Celebrating 15 years of Minimates mini-figures and Select action figures, DST will be setting up a booth at the show to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2017
From Priority Seating at Select Events to a Lounge Themed to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Guests Will Enjoy More Benefits Than Ever Before     BURBANK, Calif. (April 11, 2017) – Disney fans and members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will enjoy more benefits than ever before at D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2017
“This one started when a mutual friend pointed out Warwick Johnson-Cadwell’s affection for sad werewolves. Then Warwick and I exchanges a few words about vampires and that was it,” said Mike Mignola. “MR. HIGGINS COMES HOME is my very obvious nod to any number of old Hammer Dracula films and my all-time favorite vampire film,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2017
Pint Size Heroes: WWE Superstar WWE is now arriving as Pint Size Heroes! This series features some of the biggest names in WWE! Unwrap the blind bags to find Kevin Owens, Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Randy Savage, Nikki Bella, the members of The New Day and more! Look for special exclusive characters at Toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2017
Dorbz: Plant of the Apes In a strange world where primates have taken over and it’s beast vs. man! What world could that be? None other than the world of Planet of the Apes! George, Cornelius and Zira from the classic Planet of the Apes films are coming to Dorbz! George has a chase variant…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 9, 2017
Tomorrow is the first episode of the remake of Ben 10. Ben 10 is the story of 10 year old Ben Tennyson, his cousin Gwen, and their Grandfather traveling across the country in an RV. Except Ben finds a strange glowing watch which allows him to transform into 10 difference aliens. Along the way we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2017
A first-look clip and movie poster for ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ has just been released via the film’s social media channels!     ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is coming to theaters October 7th and will feature an all-star cast with Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael Peña, Sia, Taye Diggs, Uzo Aduba…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2017
(BALTIMORE, MD) – (April 06, 2017) – The Guardians of the Whills as Chirrut Imwe and Baze Mablus descend on comic shops from Jedha as Diamond Comic Distributors and Beast Kingdom present new additions to their line of PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) Action Figures.   Fans can pick up both members of the now iconic duo…

 

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