Articles for October, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2017
THE ONE THAT STARTED IT ALL! DC to Commemorate the 1000th Issue of ACTION COMICS with Star-Studded Celebration in 2018   During DC’s kick off “Meet the Publishers” panel at New York Comic Con today, Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee announced there will be a star-studded celebration to commemorate the 1000th issue of ACTION COMICS, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2017
Build-A-Bear Workshop unveiled two online exclusive bundles—including a 16” Hulk Bear and a 16” Thor Bear—based on the popular Marvel characters.   The Online Exclusive Hulk Bundle comes with the character’s signature Hulk hands as well as a Hulk sound chip; the Online Exclusive Thor Bundle comes with Thor’s Hammer and a Thor sound chip….

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2017
Indianapolis (October 2017) Being a good driver does not stop the inevitable from happening. We have all been there, engine light turns on, flat tire, and fender benders. Car problems big or small are no fun and can empty wallets quickly. All of these problems can be a little less painful with some help from Pep…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2017
Funko Specialty Series Every store deserves an amazing Funko exclusive! In an effort to recognize our most special accounts and loyal retailers, Funko is continuing our Specialty Series. Every month, we’ll be announcing two major exclusives – one Pop! Vinyl and one Dorbz – that can be acquired through the Specialty Series. Why is it…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2017
Boulder, CO – October 4th, 2017 – Kidrobot, the world’s premiere designer and online retailer of limited edition art toys and apparel, today announced the release of an all-new Andy Warhol Dunny Keychain Series based on iconic art pieces from the preeminent visual artist of the 20th century, Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol’s work has gone micro-sized!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2017
Not going to NYCC this year, but still want some of those sweet, sweet Funko exclusives?  Not to worry because this year the team at BoxLunch has picked up three shared Funko Pops that will only be available at NYCC and BoxLunch!   And remember, for every $10 spent in-store or online, BoxLunch will help…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2017
HALO: THE COMPLETE VIDEO COLLECTION HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE 6-DISC BLU-RAY™ COLLECTION AND DVD SET BOASTS 9 HOURS OF GALAXY-SPANNING ACTION, INCLUDING Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, Halo: Nightfall, HALO: THE FALL OF REACH, ANIME ANTHOLOGY HALO LEGENDS, PLUS NEW BONUS CONTENT!   DEBUTS IN STORES EVERYWHERE ON OCTOBER 31, 2017  FROM SHOUT! FACTORY   Explore the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2017
Classic 1978 and Reimagined 2003 Battlestar Galactica Series Collide in Award-Winning Author’s Upcoming Comic Book Crossover October 4, 2017, Mt. Laurel, NJ:  Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce the ultimate Battlestar Galactica series that’s been nearly 35 years in the making – The Classic Battlestar Galactica team Vs. the New ones from Ron Moore and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2017
    Hillside, NJ – October 4, 2017 – WizKids is pleased to announce The Expanse Board Game, designed by Geoff Englestein, and based on the acclaimed and visionary television series from Syfy and Alcon Television Group, is available today in North American game stores. The Expanse Board Game is a game of politics, conquest, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2017
Funko is excited to introduce Mystery Minis are coming soon in an exciting new way – now soft, cuddly, and even more adorable!  Introducing Mystery Mini Plush Keychains! The initial series includes some of your favorite characters from © MARVEL and DC! Mystery Mini Plush Keychains are roughly 2.5 -3” tall, making them the perfect…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2017
Newsletter October 4, 2017 MARVEL LEGENDS VINTAGE A tribute to the history of Marvel Super Heroes, the Marvel Legends Retro 6-inch Collection features core Marvel characters with retro packaging and design! Each figure includes multiple points of articulation, classic-inspired details, and 2 character-specific accessories. Collectors and kids alike can expand their Marvel collection with Spider-Man,…

 

  Greetings fellow Toy Collectors!  Every year, the AFI staff ventures south to San Diego for the annual pilgrimage to the Granddaddy of them all, Comic-Con International.  We’ve uploaded all of the galleries, published the interviews, and now it’s time for my favorite part, the post-mortem wrap-up.  This is where I get to talk about…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2017
  The Angels Reunite for All New Comic Book and Graphic Novel Adventures in 2018, Thanks to New Partnership with Sony Pictures Television October 3, 2017, Mt. Laurel, NJ:  Once upon a time there were three very different little girls who grew up to be three very different women with three things in common: they’re…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the appointment of Joseph J. (“Joe”) Euteneuer as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 25, 2017. Euteneuer replaces Kevin Farr, who left the company on September 29, 2017. In his role as CFO, Euteneuer will work closely with the company’s senior management…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2017
BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Well known toy companies, The Bridge Direct and Tech 4 Kids, who recently merged operations, announced today that they will move forward together as Basic Fun! A division of The Bridge since it was purchased with Good Stuff Corporation in 2013, Basic Fun has a 25-year history of developing and marketing novelty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2017
Series Marks The Legendary Studio’s 55th Anniversary; Catch The Upcoming North American Premiere Of Subtitled Episodes   San Francisco, CA, October 3, 2017 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, proudly announces the acquisition of INFINI-T FORCE, a hero-action series from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2017
Pop Games: Hello Neighbor Will you successfully sneak into your neighbor’s house? The stealth survival horror video game Hello Neighbor from tinyBuild and Dynamic Pixels is now receiving the Pop! Vinyl treatment! The Neighbor is shown with shovel and crow. Add him to your collection this Fall! Don’t forget to look for exclusives! At GameStop, find…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2017
Starting today, Marvels’ greatest heroes and stories arrive on Madefire, with new and backlist graphic novels, and collected editions   Emeryville, CA, October 3rd, 2017 Madefire, the award-winning standard in digital comics and innovator of the proprietary Motion Book® format, announced that, starting today, Marvel Comics, the world’s most popular comic book brand, is bringing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2017
COMPANY NAMES NEW CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, NEW CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER AND NEW CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it has appointed Sven Gerjets as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Amy Thompson as Chief People Officer (CPO) and Nancy Elder as Chief Communication Officer (CCO),…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2017
QMx and Loot Crate just revealed the first item in the Star Trek Mission Crate in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation. The Exclusive Mini Master Figure from QMx features Jean-Luc Picard’s assimilated alter-ego, Locutus of Borg. The 6-inch figure will only be available in the inaugural Star Trek Mission Crate,…

 

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