Articles for August, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2017
Pop! Comics: Hellboy S1 The Hellboy comic book series is joining the  Funko family and receiving the Pop! vinyl treatment! This series includes Hellboy, the vigilante Lobster Johnson, pyrokinetic Liz Sherman, and fish-man Abe Sapien. In addition to our heroes are the evil sorcerer, Grigori Rasputin,  and The Queen of Blood, Nimue! Look for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2017
WINTER IS HERE! And soon, so will be Game of Thrones TITANS! Titan Entertainment is proud to announce their debut range of 3” blind-boxed Game of Thrones® TITANS vinyl collectibles! As the long night of winter draws in, the great Houses battle for the Iron Throne – while, beyond the Wall, lies the threat of…

 

by Jeff Cope
August 24, 2017
(Disclaimer: The title of this blog post is solely the opinion of the author…but, dang it, it’s still true!) I love Dungeons & Dragons. Love it. I first was introduced to the game in 1979 as a Freshman in High School. My school (Branham High School in San Jose, CA) had an afterschool Dungeons &…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2017
Fans to reveal a new Star Wars: The Last Jedi character via social media New product line for Star Wars: The Last Jedi launches globally at 12:01 AM September 1 More than 20,000 retail locations worldwide will become home to augmented reality Star Wars characters from September 1-3 GLENDALE, Calif. (August 24, 2017) –  Following…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2017
  While kids across the country are getting ready to crack open their textbooks, comic retailers across the country are getting ready to crack open the new Previews catalog, which is chock-full of the latest items from Diamond Select Toys! Scheduled to ship in late 2017 and early 2018, DST’s offerings include items from Thor:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2017
Pint Size Heroes: Five Nights at Freddy’s Sister Location Even more Five Nights at Freddy’s Sister Location characters coming your way! These characters might terrorize you, but have no fear, they are now featured as a cuter, more manageable size. Now joining Pint Size Heroes! This series features jumpscare versions of Freddy, Foxy, Baby, Ballora,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2017
BLUEFIN OPENS PRE-ORDERS FOR LIFELIKE 1/10 SCALE SUPERHERO STATUES AND IMPRESSIVE NEW ADDITIONS TO IRON STUDIOS’ BATTLE DIORAMA SERIES Hand-Painted Polystone 1/10 Scale Statues From Iron Studios Are Based On Batman: Arkham Knight, Wonder Woman Movie And 5 New Battle Diorama Releases For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2   Anaheim, CA, August 23, 2017…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2017
Dorbz: DC W2 Funko is excited to announce that the DC Super Heroes are back with an all new wave of adorable DC Dorbz! This series features classic versions of some of your favorite and most iconic DC Super Heroes. Joining the lineup is the underwater Super Hero Aquaman, the soaring Hawkman and, Krypton’s Superman, …

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2017
Become the First Knight in the Court of King Arthur in Lancelot – Coming Soon!   Hillside, NJ – August 23, 2017 – As a Knight in the Court of King Arthur you must prove your valor in Lancelot, WizKids’ upcoming board game release, coming to Friendly Local Game Stores this October. Perform heroic deeds,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2017
August 21, 2017) Checker Book Publishing Group’s highly anticipated Kickstarter is now live to promote the relaunch of fan favorite role-playing game, Superhero: 2044. Steven Perrin (Runequest) and Wayne Shaw (Champions) have been brought on board to create an all new upgraded version of the game that is accessible to everyone. The new version includes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2017
BioWare, developers of Dragon Age, and Loot Crate just revealed the EXCLUSIVE Dragon Age: Inquisition Figure that’s in this month’s Loot Gaming crate, themed “FORTRESS”, on sale until 8/27. EXCLUSIVE Dragon Age: Inquisition High Dragon Figure: Nobody expects Dragon Age: Inquisition! Sorry, had to. Anyway, we’ve been waiting for an excuse to put a dragon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2017
$5 Cinemark XD tickets on select Marvel movies on sale now at cinemark.com PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), a leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, is offering superhero fans the opportunity to enjoy 11 of their favorite Marvel movie titles as they were meant to be seen, in Cinemark’s XD auditoriums. This…

 

by AFi Admin
August 22, 2017
@fisherprice took the #imaginext #mrfreeze playset and redecoed it for the #penguin Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by AFi Admin
August 22, 2017
Make it so! New #startrek @megabloks at @walmart Picard and a borg (with extra parts for customizing) Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2017
–1940s Pearl Harbor-Era Character Does Her Part to Help During Wartime–   MIDDLETON, Wis., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, girls everywhere will say “Aloha!” to American Girl’s newest BeForever character, Nanea Mitchell, a Hawaiian girl growing up on the island of Oahu in 1941. Nanea’s story explores what life was like for islanders in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2017
Episode three, ‘More Than a Feeling,’ will be available for download starting August 22, 2017.   Award-winning developer and publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games, along with Marvel Entertainment, is pleased to reveal the launch trailer for the third of five Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series episodes. Episode three, entitled ‘More Than a Feeling,’ will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2017
Hillside, NJ – August 21st, 2017 – WizKids is pleased to announce the newest expansion to their out-of-this-world HeroClix Strategy Game, Star Trek: Frontiers, The Return of Khan.  Designed by Andrew Parks, Star Trek: Frontiers – The Return of Khan puts a new spin on the bestselling board game, Mage Knight by Vlaada Chvátil. Prepare to bring…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2017
Pop! Movies: Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle You don’t just play Jumanji, you survive it. From the upcoming film Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle comes archaeologist- Dr. Smolder Bravestone, the cartographer – Professor Shelly Oberon to the Funko family. Collect both of these Pop!s this Fall. Coming in October!

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2017
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 2018. It looks like this month will be…

 

by AFi Admin
August 21, 2017
Oh @walmart , you tease. I know if I take these to the register they will be locked out of your system and I won’t REALLY be able to buy them. But here they sit. On your pegs. Embargo broken. Mocking me. @hasbro #starwars #thelastjedi Follow AFi on Instagram

 

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