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May 06, 2013 – Today it was announced that Lucasfilm Ltd. and Disney Interactive are entering into a multi-year, multi-title exclusive licensing agreement with Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) for the creation of new high quality Star Wars games spanning multiple genres for console, PC, mobile, and tablets. Industry leaders and creators of best-in-class blockbuster games,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 6, 2013No Comments
We were not able to shoot any of the ‘Man of Steel‘ sets at the Lego both back in February  at Toy Fair.   Now the product is shipping to stores, specifically Toys R Us so I was able to snap a few shots of the new offerings.  The first three sets I found were: Superman’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 6, 2013No Comments
Earlier today I attended a screening of Return of the Jedi to celebrate not just May the 4th (Star Wars Day) BUT the 30th Anniversary of the film. It was screened at the theater where it premiered in 1983, the Egyptian theater. This is the first time in 30 years that the movie has been… Read More
Cesar Zamora • May 4, 2013No Comments
For the past several years, after they make their inital Comic Con exclusive announcements they put them on display at The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, Ca for Free Comic Book Day.  Since that comic shop is a few blocks away from my house I was able to swing by and get some more detailed… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 4, 2013No Comments
Free Iron Man HeroClix Figure with HeroClix Online Code WizKids/NECA have announced the 2013 Free Comic Book Day figure—Marvel’s Iron Man. Coinciding with the much-anticipated Marvel’s Iron Man 3, in theaters May 3rd, the physical Iron Man FCBD promo figure will hit shelves of local hobby shops May 4, and will be available while supplies… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
Hugh Jackman, star of The Wolverine, stars in a video message supporting Free Comic Book Day 2013. Make sure you visit your local comic shop on Saturday, May 4th, 2013 to participate in Free Comic Book Day. For more information about Free Comic Book Day: http://www.freecomicbookday.com For more information about The Wolverine: http://www.thewolverinemovie.com   Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
As you will recall USA Today were the folks that broke the news and gave us our first images of the upcoming Star Wars Black from Hasbro back in February.   So it’s only fitting that they show us the first images of the Star Wars Black SDCC 2013 exclusive – Boba Fett with Han Solo… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
The third Iron Man film is finally here, with a star-studded cast of characters and an array of awesome armors. But where can you find a toy line that will allow you to bring home all of the characters and armors in the movie? The Marvel Minimates line, naturally! And the first assortment hits comic… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 2013No Comments
Malibu, Calif. – May 2, 2013 – In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, 2013, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) announced today that it has expanded its worldwide agreement with Lucasfilm to include the Revenge of the Sith 501st Legion Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper to its 31” Giant Figure lineup. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 2013No Comments
Next up in our look at Hasbro’s Iron Man 3 offering are the “Assemblers” line.  These figures appear to be inspired by Hasbro’s Star Wars ‘Droid Factory’ build-a -figure concept, but instead of having to collect parts with other figures you get everything you need in one package and can build from there.  These are… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 1, 2013No Comments
  Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 1, 2013No Comments
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (May 1, 2013) — How do you make the greatest pop-culture holiday in the universe even better? Put some birds in it! For the first time since their debut last fall, ANGRY BIRDS™ STAR WARS® toys and games from Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) are available for all your May the 4th celebratory needs! Released in agreement with LucasFilm… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 1, 2013No Comments
If you don’t follow NECA’s Twitter feed and Facebook page then you are missing out on a world of news and information.   They are constantly giving an inside look at their products with WIP shots, how the packaging is coming together and what came in the mail from the factory on a given day.  All… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 1, 2013No Comments
We here at AFi are super stoked for the opening of Iron Man 3 in the US this Friday.  To celebrate all week we are going to be showing you a selection of the vast array of of iron awesomeness that Hasbro has put together for fans of all ages available on line and at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2013No Comments
Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t miss a single one! We’ve also got… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2013No Comments
“Sock! Pow! Whap!” For decades, those words were synonymous with comic books in the mainstream media, thanks to the fan-favorite depiction of comic book images in the DC Comics 1960s Batman Classic TV Series. Today, Diamond Select Toys (DST) is proud to announce it has teamed up with Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), on behalf… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2013No Comments
DARK HORSE AND BIOWARE UNVEIL THE LATEST IN THE LINE OF MASS EFFECT COLLECTIBLES! All-new 6” Turian Cruiser ship to hit shelves in November!   MILWAUKIE, OR, APRIL 30–One of the cornerstones of both Dark Horse’s publishing and product line in recent years, has been the massive video game franchise, Mass Effect. To date, Dark… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2013No Comments
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released a gameplay video featuring Lobo, the first character that will be available as downloadable content (DLC), beginning May 7.   Developed by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, Injustice: Gods Among Us introduces a new franchise in the fighting game genre and a brand new story created in collaboration between NetherRealm Studios,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2013No Comments
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