Articles for August, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2017
Just a quick reminder that the ability to place your pre-order for Mythic Legions: Coliseum ends tomorrow, August 18th at 5:00pm EST!! The various characters in this wave – Adamonn, Halmyr Goldentooth, Keltuss, Rahmulus, Raygorr, the Orc Legion Builder 3, the Black Knight Legion Builder, and the massive Brontus the Arena Troll – can all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2017
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING ONE:12 COLLECTIVE Spider-Man Homecoming joins the One:12 collective! With a detailed film-accurate outfit and unique character specific accessories, this figure features a newly sculpted body to accurately reflect the teenage frame of Spider-Man. PX-09A ACIS & PX-09S SENECTUS From Planet X these battle robots convert from robot to vehicle and include weapons, accessories,…

 

by Jeff Cope
August 16, 2017
By now, most of you know the tale of Power Lords. It started as a before-it’s-time action figure line from model maker Revell in the 1980s. It didn’t connect with kids at the time and disappeared from toy shelves all too soon. Gone, but not forgotten, Power Lords made a glorious return a few years…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2017
  Cosplayers, Gamers, and Pop Culture Fans Return for Annual Fantasy, Sci Fi, & Gaming Convention More than 400 Actors, Artists, Authors, and Creators Will Give Talks and Meet Fans. ATLANTA – August 15, 2017 – More than 82,000 people are expected to pack downtown Atlanta over the Labor Day weekend as Dragon Con, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2017
For day 2 of our Usagi Week we take a look at the 12″ XL figure of Usagi from Playmates Toys.   This figure of the samurai rabbit is a new sculpt of our hero and has a lot of added detail not found on the 4.5″ figure.     THE PACKAGE: THE FIGURE:   Check…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2017
Dorbz Ride: Stranger Things Netflix original series Stranger Things now joins Dorbz rides! This series features Hopper in his Sheriff Deputy Truck, ready to help save Hawkins. In addition, Brenner driving in Hawkins utility van! Add them both to your collection this fall, and prepare to watch Stranger Things Season 2, only on Netflix! Coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2017
Cartoon Network and Loot Crate just revealed an exclusive Adventure Time figure that is part of the August crate, themed “KINGDOM”, on sale until 8/19.   The Adventure Time Nice King & Gunter Figure, manufactured by Loot Crate, features the Ice King, the former antagonist of the animated series, and Gunter, his main penguin guardian….

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2017
Every Batman fan has dreamed of becoming the Dark Knight—putting on the cowl, firing up the Batmobile and heading out to take on the Joker. However, we’d imagine that very few of them have dreamed about being Bruce Wayne as a child. While having your own Batcave and hanging with the Justice League would be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2017
Massive Standalone Expansion Based on the Ghostbusters Franchise Features Highly Detailed Miniature Figures   Lake Forest, CA – August 9, 2017 – Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games, trading cards, and collectibles, along with Ghost Corps and Sony Pictures Consumer Products, today announced the August 23 release of Ghostbusters: The Board Game II. Following up on the acclaimed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2017
Created by Cory Jones, Service Delivers a Brand New, Collectible Tabletop Game Every Month That Is a Unique Collaboration Between Three Creative Superstars LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Gaming industry veteran Cory Jones today announced the creation of tabletop gaming subscription service QST and the launch of the QST Kickstarter campaign. Pronounced “Quest,”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2017
POP CULTURE ICONS ADAM WEST & WILLIAM SHATNER UNITE TO VOICE THE TITLE CHARACTERS FOR  AN ALL-NEW, ACTION-PACKED, ANIMATED FILM,  WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT’S Batman VS. TWO-FACE   COMING OCTOBER 10, 2017 TO DIGITAL AND OCTOBER 17, 2017 TO BLu-Ray TM COMBO PACK & DVD     BURBANK, CA (AUGUST 14, 2017) – Warner Bros….

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2017
 ‘Nancy,’ Muppet Babies Artist, Nashville Resident To Be Honored At Wizard World Comic Con Nashville, September 8 As Fifth Recipient LOS ANGELES, August 14, 2017 – Guy Gilchrist, who has drawn the iconic “Nancy” comic strip since 1995, was today named the fifth honoree in the Wizard World Hall of Legends, a new initiative to…

 

by AFi Admin
August 15, 2017
@walgreens had this sweet #Marvel display in their store with a bunch of #backtoschool stuff on it. Look at that classic art! I just want the display! Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2017
Welcome to Usagi Week on AFi.  For Usagi week we are taking a look at the new Samurai sub wave of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures from Playmates Toys featuring Usagi Yojimbo.  Today we look at the regular Usagi figure in the line.    Later this week we will be giving away a Walmart exclusive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2017
Vertigo joins together veteran horror writer Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash) and artist Stephen Molnar (Star Trek) to create a spine-tingling new series, IMAGINARY FIENDS. The six-issue miniseries combines elements of both horror and sci-fi for a tale that will leave readers in shock and fear. “IMAGINARY FIENDS is a return to horror for me…a chance to tell a story about a broken person and her monster…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2017
Teen Titans Go! When they are not saving they world they are just teenagers. Teen Titans Go! is now joining even more great Funko lines. Several characters from the animated television series  are now featured as Rock Candy, Mystery Minis,  and adorable plushies! Teen Titans Go!: Rock Candy Starfire and Raven now in Rock Candy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2017
Remastered Original Soundtrack, Remixes and Never Before Published Music from Earthworm Jim 1 & 2! August 14, 2017 – Composed by Guinness World Record holder and creator of Video Games Live; Tommy Tallarico, the multi award winning Earthworm Jim Anthology album is now available for pre-order for its October 20, 2017 worldwide vinyl release. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2017
The 80th anniversary of Disney’s classic film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is upon us! To celebrate a few characters from the Disney classic are now in Pint Size form, and receiving the Pop! vinyl treatment. Pint Size Heroes: Snow White Disney’s classic film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs  is our latest addition…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2017
Today’s AquaMonday is an unusual one. We take a look at the dissected vinyl Aquaman XX-ray figure from Mighty Jaxx Justice League of America line.  If you aren’t familiar with Mighty Jaxx make sure you check out their website.  They are doing some really phenomenal vinyl items and some cool licensed stuff as well!  In…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2017
New Cities Bring Number Of Shows To 16 for 2017; More May be Added This Year LOS ANGELES, August 14, 2017 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced that it will add Montgomery, Ala., and Springfield, Mo., to its Comic Con calendar in the remainder of 2017. The Montgomery event will be held Oct….

 

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