EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb 11, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Kicking off the 2009 American International Toy Fair in New York, Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) will unveil its exciting 2009 lineup of new toys and games that will let kids customize their play experience, play as a group with friends and family, or get up and get… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 11, 2009No Comments
 COVERAGE TONIGHT ON G4 AT 7PM ET/PT The king of TV pilots Dave Nutter announces a new project and a new TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel” creator, Joss Whedon talks details from his new series Take an acid trip with creators of “Superjail” Biggest news to come out of Comic Con A… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 11, 2009No Comments
50 of Fashion’s Top Designers Salute Barbie(R) Doll’s Iconic Past, Present and Future Stylewith One-of-a-Kind Looks Created with Barbie(R) as their Muse NEW YORK, Feb 11, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — This Valentine’s Day, Barbie(R) will be the sweetheart of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week as the star of an epic fashion event showcasing real-size, Barbie(TM)-inspired looks designed… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 11, 2009No Comments
The official Sony Playstation blog update with news and our first look at Mezco Toyz "Little Big Planet" based on the awesome Playstation 3 game. The very first LittleBigPlanet merchandise makes its ‘littlebig’ debut this week with a brand new action-figure line featuring an assortment of 4″ scale Sackboys in all his textured and stitched… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 10, 2009No Comments
The Flickr seems to have found Japanese pictures of all your favorites goofy Trek characters, like that wacky Bones kid. Go check ‘em out, Fanboyz!!! Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • February 10, 2009No Comments
So this week at NYCC, my favorite MOTU character was announced as the August MOTUC figure release:  Tri-Klops! Of course, I already have made a custom  MOTUC Tri-Klops… So how does one feel when you get a "real figure" of a custom you’ve made?   Obviously, an official release is usually better than a custom. … Read More
Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung • February 10, 200911 Comments
New York- Overlooking the NY skyline from high atop their tony Long Island City headquarters, Mezco’s Director of Special Projects “handed off” various items from the new Friday the 13th line of figures to Megan Forbes, Collection Information and Access Manager of the Museum of the Moving Image. Mezco donated prototypes of the new film’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 10, 2009No Comments
Hello Marvel Universe, Goodbye Marvel Legends, it was fun while it lasted.   *  Well I fear the end of Marvel Legends is almost here. Even though I’ve heard from a few industry insiders that Hasbro is still gonna support ML, I think the end is near. Here are the signs: – Hasbro is pushing… Read More
Bill "Fresh Monkey" Murphy • February 10, 200913 Comments
Hello AFI readers! I’m writing a brief overview of what the upcoming movie schedule looks like in terms of licensing, and need to gauge what movies are generating the hottest heat as of right now. Please take a minute and rate the movies below. I just need a good feel about where the interest level… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • February 9, 2009No Comments
New Branded Space Spotlights Pokémon Video Games, Trading Card Game, Toys, Animation, and More Bellevue, WA — February 9, 2009 – Today, Pokémon USA, Inc. announced that it has expanded its retail presence for Pokémon® in Toys"R"Us stores nationwide through 2009.  Dedicated areas at the entrance of the "R" Zone video game departments now showcase… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 9, 2009No Comments
Never.  Never did I expect to see these in plastic.  No way.  That is why their inclusion in the slide show during Mattel’s presentation on Saturday blew me away.  I’ve been a big fan of this line since it began, but this, this just shows me how much they get it. I worked to get… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • February 9, 200916 Comments
AFI’s man in New York, Cesar "Masked Avenger" Zamora once again covered the ins and outs of the Javits Center with his trusty video camera to bring you the very best of the con highlights. Take a look and pay special close attention around the 1:23 mark for some sweet DCUC Joker action! [youtube]ZSFM7JXg2Fo[/youtube] Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • February 8, 2009No Comments