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  Day One Galleries are now online: Hasbro, Mattel, McFarlane, DC Direct, Diamond, and BiffBangPow! Our man Mike has done it again with his awesome reportage. He braved the crowds and the horrific stories about the nightmare that was Hasbro’s Store booth to bring us this stirring report: As mentioned on our news page, Hasbro… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 27, 2007No Comments
  AFI takes a look at both of the initial series of Marvel Toys’ Legendary Comic Book Heroes line that is just now hitting toy shelves across the country.  Marvel will reveal the third series most likely on Friday at SDCC, but in the meantime let’s take an in-depth look at these bad boys of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 26, 2007No Comments
While we wait for Day One pictures to come rolling on it, why not take a look at all the Preview Night shots our man Vader has posted over on AFHub? You’ll be glad you did.  Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 26, 2007No Comments
George Perez Titans, baby! Unmasked Deathstroke, Terra, Jericho, and "College" Robin!   Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 26, 2007No Comments
The Hasbro Marvel Panel is happening at this very minute and our man Julius Marx is there taking notes. Keep checking as we’ll be adding to this report as the panel continues. Among the nuggets of info to come out of the Q&A sessions so far:    Hasbro doesn’t have a lap top so they… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 26, 2007No Comments
SD Comics has done it again! Mike has sent down more of his brilliant pics from the fun that was preview night, showing such items of interest as the Hasbro Indian Jones Ark of the Covenant, the re-launched SuperHero Showdown 2-packs, JLU hanging out in the desert, and lots of creamy goodness from DC Direct!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 26, 2007No Comments
Our friends at Toyfare have a sneak preview of the new Marvel Legends lines, including the Spider-Man 3 movie 6" assortment, the Fantastic Four Legends assortment, and Hasbro Marvel Legends wave 4! Keep checking their page for more SDCC goodness to come, then come right back here for what we got coming up!   Also… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 25, 2007No Comments
  Our man SDComics is on the ground and running around at Preview Night currently.   He’s calling us with updates and we’ll have pictures later tonight.  But for now this is what he has seen and read about:   DC Direct Nothing is on display quite yet at the time of his call, but their… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 25, 2007No Comments
Fans Identify with Revolutionary Contact Cards Introduced at Comic-Con International SAN DIEGO, CA – July 25, 2007 – For 30 years, Star Wars fans have escaped the confines of this galaxy by living in the virtual world born from the mind of filmmaker George Lucas. Today at Comic-Con International: San Diego, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Get… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 25, 2007No Comments
Advanced Sale of Spider-Man Figures Offers Comic-Con Attendees Sneak Peek Before Main Launch in August Only 100 Hand-Numbered Spider-Man Figures Will Be Available at Comic-Con Beginning Wednesday, July 25 CARLSBAD, CA – July 24, 2007 – Bringing an entirely different look to comic icons people have known and loved for over five decades, Upper Deck… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 25, 2007No Comments
  One again, our man Mike "SD Comics" Walker is on the scene in his home town of San Diego to bring you the best all over look at the wonderful madness that is SDCC! Mike has been going to the big con since the late 1970s, so you be hard pressed to find a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 24, 2007No Comments
  A long, long time ago in Los Angeles, CA., AFI attended the biggest tribute to "Han shooting first" this side of the Antaries Nebula.  And now that that crazy nerd-speak is out of the way, may I point you in the direction of our finest coverage of said event, all laid out nice and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 24, 2007No Comments
July 24, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. reports successful results from its Star Wars™ PocketModel™ trading card game (TCG) sampling program.  The promotion, which began on June 8 and runs through July 30, is featured on www.starwars.com, www.cartoonnetwork.com and www.wizkidsgames.com.  Consumers who click the “Free Star Wars PocketModel” ads are directed to a retail locator… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 24, 2007No Comments
Vader and our friends over at AFHub.com have put together a great feature article on Noli Coronado, one of the main sculptors for Digger’s new group Dig Deep Entertainment. He is fully credited for sculpting the Civil War busts including Captain America, Thing and Nitro. He also assisted in creating the Spider-man and Wolverine busts,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 24, 2007No Comments
PART III Thursday July 14 I remember the alarm going off and thinking “no way in hell is it 7 am already…” – but it was.  The night before, Aaron managed to talk me and my 6’4” frame into crashing on the 5-foot foldabed, while his filthy carcass got to enjoy the nice soft hotel bed.  Jerk! … Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • July 23, 20071 Comment
WORLD HEROCLIX EVENT! July 13, 2007 (SEATTLE) — As part of its continuing celebration of the fifth anniversary of the HeroClix® collectable miniatures game (CMG), WizKids Inc. announces the “STARRO Attacks” world event.  Beginning in September and spanning five weeks, the “STARRO Attacks” event is one of the largest events ever offered for the DC… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2007No Comments
Covenant Plasma Rifle and Plasma Pistol will feature Laser Pursuit play. SAN DIEGO, CA—(July 26, 2007)— Jasman Toys, a growing toy designer and manufacturer, plans to offer a sneak peek of its highly anticipated Halo 3™ replica weapons with Laser Pursuit technology at Booth #1116, hosted by Tor Books, during Comic-Con International 2007 in San… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2007No Comments
Hasbro and Lucasfilm Ltd donate $100,000 to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-–Hasbro, Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd. announce the creation of a limited-edition Star Wars action figure to honor Katie Johnson, a very special Star Wars fan who tragically passed away from brain cancer in 2005 at the age of seven. In conjunction with this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2007No Comments
Master Sculptor Tim Bruckner has opened up an online store today as part of his popular TimBruckner.com website.   This store is selling not only out of print statues from his days as a sculptor for DC Direct (he’ll also sign them if the buyer wishes) but also some VERY limited editions of some of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2007No Comments
July 23, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc., creator of runaway hit games like the HeroClix® CMG and the Star Wars™ PocketModel™ TCG, announced today its agreement with Disney to produce the Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel game.  The game will release in October of 2007. Under the agreement, WizKids will be able to use… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2007No Comments
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