Articles for July, 2018

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2018
We’re thrilled to be announcing the LEGO® Creator Expert James Bond™ Aston Martin DB5! This impressive replica model captures the elegance and timeless sophistication of Agent 007’s iconic 1964 sports car, and comes with a wealth of authentic details and functioning gadgetry. Available August 1, the 1,290 piece set will retail for $149.99. San Diego…

 

by AFi Admin
July 17, 2018
Hmmm. Wonder what the #Aquaman flavor would be if they expand this line… thoughts? Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by AFi Admin
July 17, 2018
They won’t let anyone post pictures from inside #comiccon yet… so here’s a picture of the Iron Giant’s legs from outside my hotel. #sdcc Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 17, 2018
FanSets, the limited-edition collectibles company, and Warner Bros. have joined forces once again to create some amazing collectibles for San Diego Comic Con! Hidden within the 18 different Warner Bros. designed  bags, distributed to attendees when checking in at the show, is one of 12 different exclusive FanSets DC Comics super hero pins featuring highly detailed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2018
More Crazy Cross-Ups This Fall, Plus a Four-Part Backup Story Featuring Secret Squirrel   This October, the mash-ups get weirder and wilder when DC unleashes more crazy combinations of the World’s Greatest Super-Heroes with some of Hanna-Barbera’s best-known classic cartoon characters.  Each book goes on sale Wednesday, October 31 (with both a standard and variant…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2018
After the con floor closes on Saturday 7/21, come rest your tired legs and let’s talk toys!   The bankruptcy and liquidation of “the world’s biggest toy store,” Toys ‘R’ Us, earlier this year has sent shockwaves through the toy industry. Many toys and smaller toy companies are left without a brick-and-mortar store presence. Is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2018
As you might have heard, Four Horsemen Toy Design will not be attending the 2018 San Diego Comic Con. But the Four Horsemen will be in attendance at the Mattel panel at the 2018 San Diego Comic Con… Kind of… When the guys we work with over at Mattel heard that we weren’t gonna be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2018
Moose Toys is excited to launch the first EVER boy Shopkins Shoppies Doll, Chip Choc, who will be making his debut at San Diego Comic Con 2018! Chip Choc will be sold in the Double Scoop Delight Exclusive pack during SDCC at the UCC booth for $39.99. The pack will include an exclusive Peppa Mint…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2018
Overwatch®, StarCraft®, and World of Warcraft® Show-Exclusive Items Are Spotlighted Along With Panels, Signings, and Booth Activities     Blizzard Entertainment makes its return to Comic-Con® International: San Diego this July 18–22 with a full lineup highlighted by panel opportunities, event-exclusive items, talent signings, product news, and more. Featured this year are the company’s acclaimed…

 

Last year, Playmates amazed everyone with their 16″ Voltron based on the Netflix show.  As a lifelong Voltron fan and collector, I was really impressed at how much bang you got for your buck.  Now, with the demise of Toys R Us, for which I believe this would’ve been an exclusive, we get this set…

 

On the eve of my journey to San Diego, there was a knock at my door, delivering a box marked “Funko”. As I’m getting ready to leave shortly, I wanted to make sure to give you all a look at the newest Rick & Morty action figures!  These should hit retail shortly.  Thanks to the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2018
Announcing a Doctor Who exclusive by Toynk Toys and BBC. This product is a summer convention exclusive that will be released at SDCC.

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2018
Kidrobot announced their newest release for SDCC. They’re bringing back some nostalgic good vibes with the help of friends Jeremyville and Chia! This Comic Con release is limited to 300 pieces world world.  This one-of-a-kind SDCC exclusive Dunny collectible let’s you and grow some foliage into your urban jungle. Renowned artist Jeremyville’s take on the Chia Dunny…

 

by AFi Admin
July 15, 2018
In the not so distant future… #mst3k #mysterysciencetheater3000 Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2018
  Pop! Marvel: Ant-Man and The Wasp “Hold on, you gave her wings?” Two of Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp most essential supporting characters are getting the Pop! treatment. Scientist and former S.H.I.E.L.D. member Hank Pym is available wearing his full uniform including mask. Janet van Dyne, the original Wasp, is available in her…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2018
Second Printing Set to Reach Comic Shops Ahead of Issue #2 in September SAN DIEGO, CA (July 13, 2018) — Top Shelf Productions and IDW Publishing announce today that The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Vol. IV): The Tempest #1, the first issue in the final miniseries by Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill, has already sold through…

 

by AFi Admin
July 14, 2018
Awesome time interviewing my friends Bill and Jason, the @mattel designers who did this EPIC #aquaman #dcmultiverse #sdcc #conventionexclusive 3-pack. I’ll have the video posted on AFi for #aquamonday Thanks to @thecomicbug for letting us shoot there!! Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by AFi Admin
July 13, 2018
Sweet! Thanks @Mattel. Now I don’t even have to go to #SDCC , right? I’m going to do an interview with 2 of the #dcmultiverse designers that worked on this set tonight at 7:30 at @thecomicbug if anyone would like to see the taping. It will be posted next week for #aquamonday Follow AFi on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2018
Entertainment Earth Exclusive! Mezco and Entertainment Earth present the Friday the 13th Bloody Jason Voorhees Glow-in-the-Dark Mask Stylized 6-Inch Action Figure – Entertainment Earth Exclusive! With 10 points of articulation, his signature bloody ax and machete, and a glow-in-the-dark hockey mask, there’s no escape for the unhappy camper! Splattered in blood, Jason’s trademark mask is removable to reveal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2018
LOS ANGELES, CA, JULY 12, 2018 – Alcon Media Group and London-based Titan Publishing, a leading force in genre and pop culture publishing, are partnering in a new co-publishing venture initially focused on the Blade Runner universe. In a joint statement by Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, and Titan’s co-founders, Nick…

 

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