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As Diamond Select enters its third year of making officially licensed Universal Monsters toys, they’re expanding their Minimates mini-figure line to include a new monster, as well as resurrecting a monster from the vault! The first specialty-exclusive 4-pack due out this fall is based on The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Universal’s first film adaptation of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 17, 2012No Comments
Chris Hardwick held a press conference with the most respected journalists to announce the line-up for his Nerdist YouTube Channel launching April 2nd. The press was excited to hear about shows featuring talent like Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Zombie, Weird Al Yankovic, Alex Albrecht, Alison Haislip, Harry Knowles, Kids in the Hall and many, many… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 17, 2012No Comments
The second wave of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates minifigures is in stores now, and they’re spoiling for a fight! Spider-Man, Chris Redfield, Wolverine, Viewtiful Joe, Crimson Viper, Super Skrull, Jill Valentine and Storm have joined Series 1 on the pegs, which means there are now 24 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates in all! Even… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 16, 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. If you have post-Toy Fair questions make sure to post them in the thread for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 16, 2012No Comments
MPC Rockets Reaches For The Stars With New KISS Rockets!   SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 03/12/2012 – KISS is heading out of this world with these brand new MPC Rockets kits! MPC originally produced rockets in the 1960s, and they are back with a bang, featuring the one and only KISS! MPC has taken the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 16, 2012No Comments
Well, it’s been a good run everyone, but next weeks episode will our final show.  After John Carter comes out there will be nothing more for Jason to talk about.   He talks about it in this one.  He saw the movie on Friday so I figure he’ll want to talk about it again next week… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 16, 2012No Comments
With so many talented artists creating customs each day, every now and then a custom piece comes along that makes you stand up and notice while harkening back to your younger days. ViseOne not only transports us back to the lazy and adventure filled life of Bill Watterson’s Calvin & Hobbes – but the detail… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 15, 2012No Comments
A clip from Saturday’s episode of ‘Young Justice‘ airing on Cartoon Network’s ‘DC Nation‘ block. A covert operation against Queen Bee in Qurac forces Miss Martian to finally face her greatest fears and her biggest secrets. But will she reveal those secrets to her friends — or allow what she’s hiding to take down the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 15, 2012No Comments
One of the biggest surprises at Toy Fair last month was Mattel’s ‘Back To The Future’ Hoverboard full scale prop replica.  The “prototype” at the Toy Fair show room was just a foam model to give people an idea of the scale and idea, but now Mattel has a better idea of where they are… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 15, 2012No Comments
I got to see these in person earlier this week and these prints are stunning!  Great heavy paper, great bright printing and they are big! DC Direct will offer WonderCon attendees a chance to purchase three exclusive new prints, available for sale at the show in Graphitti Designs booth #601. The prints represent different graphical… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 15, 2012No Comments
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) announced today that Trevor A. Edwards, 49, vice president, global brand and category management for NIKE, Inc. was elected to the Mattel Board of Directors on March 14, 2012. “As we focus on our key goals and strategy for growth, Trevor’s notable experience in brand management and his… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2012No Comments
The new wave of Minimates mini-figures based on the hit video game Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is in stores now, and they look amazing! Diamond Select Toys wanted to take their product for a test-run, so they threw the entire specialty wave’s line-up into the ring one two-pack at a time and took pictures of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2012No Comments
Sideshow just sent out the following message to their news letter subscribers: LEGO® Sets are coming to SideshowCollectibles.com! Your Inner Child just got HAPPIER! Purchase LEGO Sets at Sideshow! • Earn 5% Cash Back in Sideshow Rewards • Budget with our No Fee Payment Plans* • Award winning Customer Service • 30 Day Return Policy   As for which… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2012No Comments
And by entered, I mean they are in stores, and by ‘ring’ I really mean Toys R Us… So really what I’m trying to say is that NECAs awesome new ‘Rocky‘ figures are now hitting TRU store shelves. Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2012No Comments
In the epic Clone Wars season finale, “Revenge,” Savage Opress and Darth Maul, now reunited, pursue Obi-Wan Kenobi in search of revenge.  “Revenge,” airs at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT Friday, March 16th on Cartoon Network. Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2012No Comments
There’s nothing like starting the year off burning rubber Indianapolis, IN (March, 2012) GreenLight is proud and excited to offer our second series of Road Racers. Following on the success of Road Racers Series 1, Series 2 has just as much to offer the racing enthusiast as it does the die-cast connoisseur. Series 2 includes cars… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2012No Comments
New York– Mezco proudly presents one of the world’s most famous monsters…Frankenstein! Constructed by the infamous Dr Frankenstein from corpses, and resurrected by curious machines powered by a bolt of lightning, he terrorized the countryside.
 Now he is brought to life by Mezco’s award-winning design team. This 9inch scale Frankenstein features a real cloth coat… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2012No Comments
Congratulations to everyone who entered Diamond Select Toys’ Colossal Marvel Select Photo Contest! While only four winners were chosen, DST received almost 30 photos of the Marvel Select Colossus figure, each one better than the last! You’d think that so many pictures of the same steel mutant would get repetitive after awhile, but the sheer… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2012No Comments
Straight off a sold-out East Coast “Welcome to Paradise” concert tour and an announcement that he’ll be touring with Big Time Rush this summer, Cody Simpson is making the shelves of Toys“R”Us his latest stage. As the 15-year-old Internet sensation turned superstar climbs the charts and steals kids’ hearts, his fans will shriek with excitement… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 13, 2012No Comments
New York– Based on the iconic trading cards, Mars Attacks, that forever changed the face of science fiction. Mezco brings these Martians to life with this 8inch scale plush figure. The other-worldly creation features the Martian’s signature exposed oversized brain and bulbous eyes, along with the iconic green spacesuit. Revealed at the 2012 New York International… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 12, 2012No Comments
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