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I’m starting to wonder if anything is going to be left for Toy Fair itself. Yesterday, MTV Geek revealed a bunch of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys, which was another of the lines I was most looking forward to coming out of Toy Fair.If you haven’t seen them yet, you can see them… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 2, 20124 Comments
I get the sense this was leaked and not supposed to be out yet.  So watch it while you can.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Questions have been a little light this month so hopefully you guys will have more… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
It was 20 years ago today, Feb 1st 1992 that Image Comics founders Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Marc Silvestri,  Whilce Portacio and Jim Valentino joined together and formed Image Comics. Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
February 1, 2012 Ozark, Missouri – Our friends at Shark City Ozark, known for their screen accurate replicas of Bruce the mechanical shark, have officially launched their 2012 line up. Available for the first time at Big Bad Toy Store, each piece is designed, created, and manufactured by hand right here in the USA. following… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
In the weeks before Toy Fair 2012, many companies have reached out to major media outlets to help the tease their new product. Just this week we have seen: Hasbro revealed their GI Joe: Retaliation movie figures to USA Today. MTV Geek got an exclusive look at Playmates new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line. Wired… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS SOARS INTO TOY FAIR SEASON WITH EXTENSIVE WORLDWIDE LICENSING PROGRAM SUPPORTING THIS SUMMER’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILM THE DARK KNIGHT RISES UNRIVALED TOY CHEST OF ENTERTAINMENT AND LICENSING SUPPORT FOR WORLD-CLASS PORTFOLIO TO BE SHOWCASED   Burbank, Calif., February 1, 2012 – The Bat-Signal has summoned “The Caped Crusader” to an adventurous… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
Because WHO? ..um.. YOU demanded it!   DC Entertainment today announced the long rumored Watchmen prequels on their blog.  Here is the press release: This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe. As highly anticipated as they are controversial, the seven inter-connected prequel mini-series will build on the foundation of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced that Gotham City Impostors will be available beginning February 7 in the PlayStation® Network (Americas) and Windows PC, and on February 8 in the PlayStation® Network (territories outside of the Americas) and Xbox LIVE®. Gotham City Impostors is a download only title that will be available… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
It’s the 1st of February, and that means that Toy Fair 2012 happens this month! Every year, it seems, the Big Dance of the toy industry is a mix of elation and disappointment. But, for even the most jaded collector there is always something to look forward to. So, every weekday between now and the… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 1, 20126 Comments
Our friends and sponsors over at BigBadToyStore.com have  just listed the full Avengers lineup from Hasbro (that has been announced so far) They have over 60 total Hasbro Avengers listing – the main menu is here: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2842&company=3 Highlights include: 3.75″ Wave 1 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21453&mode=retail 3.75″ Wave 2 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21457&mode=retail Mini Mighty Muggs http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=avengers+muggs Larger Scale Figures http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2842&company=3&category=8153… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
– Includes #1 Licensed Preschool Property in the World: Thomas & Friends® – EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) announced today that it completed the acquisition of HIT Entertainment from a consortium of funds led by Apax Partners for $680 million in cash. HIT Entertainment is one of the largest independent owners of preschool intellectual… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 1, 2012No Comments
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