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So, it’s been a tough week. Comic Con itself was anything but a vacation; our rooms were filthy and had terrible internet connections (see pics below!) yet were certainly not cheap. It was tough to move around the con floor, even tougher to try and take clear shots of display cases with so many people… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • August 10, 20089 Comments
We debuted this new (fake) commercial at Comic Con during one of our panels and it was a huge hit.   It was really fun to watch it in a room full of fans.  Usually you just put these sort of things out there on the Internet, and apart from a comment or two you… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 7, 2008No Comments
Back in March over at Star Wars site Galactic Hunter Adam Pawlus set out to get some sort of near-definitive count of how many "different" Star Wars action figures had been released by Kenner/Hasbro since 1978 (you can read his results/method of counting here).  The number he arrived at was eye-opening to say the least,… Read More
Jim Abell • August 6, 200811 Comments
Mezco Toyz continues their deluxe 9-inch format with The Warriors. Featuring forty points of articulation and highly detailed cloth outfit these figures are sure to please. The 1st figure of the series is the infamous Orphans Leader with straight razor, alternate  fighting hands, and action stand. Figure will ship in early September. Single Figure Case… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 6, 2008No Comments
You’ve heard people talk about it, you’ve seen the slide show we  posted, now see the panel in it entirety!   AFI Abby did an amazing job filming the panel and then cutting it together with the slides so all of you can feel like you were there in the room.   We have posted… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 6, 20081 Comment
Premiere episode, "Homestar Ruiner," will release simultaneously on WiiWare and PC SAN RAFAEL, CA, August 5, 2008 – Telltale Inc., the leader in interactive episodic entertainment, is announcing that "Homestar Ruiner", the first of five monthly Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People episodes, will premiere Monday, August 11. "Homestar Ruiner" will release on Nintendo’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 5, 2008No Comments
COMIC CON 2008 AFI’s Behind the Plastic: The Golden Age of Toy Biz/Marvel Toys Panel   True innovators in the world of action figures are few and far between. The team at Marvel Toys/Toy Biz has been bringing articulation to American action figures in their ground breaking lines: Marvel Legends, Spider-Man Classics, Lord of the [...] Read More
AFi Admin • August 5, 2008No Comments
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 5, 20081 Comment
…is THIS girl.     SDCC has become a hotbed of exclusive action figures.  Everything from Justice League Unlimited, to Cars, to Doctor Who, to Battlestar Galactica, to The Big Lebowski, to Heroes, to Hellboy, to Flash Gordon, to Randy Couture had their own exclusive figure at Comic-Con.  That’s all well and good and I… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • August 5, 20084 Comments
TV GUIDE CELEBRATES LUCASFILM ANIMATION’S STAR WARS™: THE CLONE WARS™ WITH FOUR COLLECTIBLE COVERS FEATURING BONUS MULTI-MEDIA CD-ROM PRESENTED EXCLUSIVELY BY TOYS“R”US     TV Guide’s Special Double Issue Featuring STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Hits Newsstands Thursday, August 7   July 28, 2008 (New York, NY) – On August 15, Star Wars returns to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 4, 2008No Comments
The entrance to the Mattel booth was Castle Greyskull. That was pretty cool. My wife went to a panel with Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly for the new "The Day the Earth Stood Still" remake and, as a surprise to everyone, Hugh Jackman shows up at the end, thanks the fans and shows a new… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • August 3, 20083 Comments
SHELL-EBRATE: MIRAGE STUDIOS AND 4KIDS ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH WEBSITE FOR TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES® 25TH ANNIVERSARY AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL   TMNT25.com is Official Fan Destination for 25th Anniversary Shell-ebration News, One-of-a-Kind Prizes, Rare Collectibles and a Special Look at 25 Years of Turtle Power   SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2008 – Mirage Studios, Inc.and 4Kids Entertainment,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 31, 2008No Comments
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