We left LA at 6:30 this morning to be the first ones in to experience every possible minute of this year’s Nerd Prom. Jump to 6 hours later. We are still in the car. Thanks charred Vons truck and SUV. Rest assured coverage has not been affected! Otter and SD Comics are at the Con… Read More
Abby Pickett • July 24, 2008No Comments
Toys Widely Available July 26, 2008 Prior to Lucasfilm Launching New Entertainment Property PAWTUCKET, R.I. (July 22, 2008) – With the launch of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, the galaxy far, far away continues to evolve and expand — and as it has done for more than 30 years, Hasbro is on board to translate… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 24, 2008No Comments
  Here’s Mike’s report from the floor at Comic Con on the new product shown at the Diamond Select Toys. DST’s Ultimate Quarter Scale Line- Shipping Winter 2008 – $79.99 Darth Maul Obi Wan Kenobi (A New Hope)  Han Solo in Hoth Gear (The Empire Strikes Back)  Indiana Jones (with Fertility Idol)  MiniMates Secret Invasion… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2008No Comments
This one is a little tricker because Mattel’s booth was still closed so Mike was looking at the BACK of the figures through the display so we can’t vouch 100% on this list.  But here’s what Mike thinks he saw new for the Mattel 3 3/4" DC Infinite Heroes line: Dr. Fate The Spectre Lex… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2008No Comments
    From the Hasbro Booth at SDCC Preview Night, new pics are up on HISSTank of the new Joes, including:  Modern Era Wave 11 Pilot Scarlett Specialist Trakker from M.A.S.K. Cobra EEL Sgt. Airborne Zartan Swamp Squad Cobra Flint   Modern Era 2-packs Snake Eyes and Hard Master Beach Head and Mainframe Scrap Iron… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2008No Comments
  Preview Night hasn’t even begun yet, but once again Mike aka SDComics our "man on the inside" has give us a BUNCH of scoops of what you will see when the doors open tonight!   Marvel Legends  WalMart Exclusive Wave- Ares Build-a-figure wave (8 figures) Kang (looks like it’s a re-release of the Toy… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 23, 2008No Comments
As always Mike" SDComics" Walker has evaded capture and defied the odds to bring you the very best coverage of the San Diego Comic Con International. Check out this freaking Watchmen Owlship picture that he took!!! And then click on the pic to go to the forum thread where he spills even more beans and… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • July 23, 20082 Comments
We look ever forward in this hobby.  SDCC is 24 hours away as I write this and, as we do each year, we’ll all be hunched over our monitors hitting Refresh every minute or so on any number of FireFox tabs.   I’m not downing the practice, I’ll be doing it along with everyone else,… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • July 22, 20088 Comments
 It’s only about 48 hours until Preview Night begins for San Diego Comic Con 2008, and the guys at Four Horsemen Toy Design want you to pay them a visit at the big show.    The Four Horsemen will again be sharing a booth at Comic Con with their old pals at AFX (http://www. ActionFigureXpress.com)…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 22, 2008No Comments
The team at AFI has put together some amazing panels for Comic Con this year, chocked full of stuff you’ve never seen ANYWHERE before.   I don’t think I’m over selling these when I say these are going to blow your doors off! First, on Friday is the Action Figure Insider: Behind the Plastic: The Golden… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 22, 2008No Comments
  I’ll try not to whine. If I could anyplace on earth this week it would be in beautiful San Diego, California. Instead I am in Columbus, Ohio. I used to live in California. I spent 34 of my 43 years in California. San Jose to be precise. I believe it was either 1992 or… Read More
Jeff Cope • July 22, 20088 Comments
To The Question!!! Yes, the very long awaited figure is finally here! Thanks to Mattel for the sneak peak, and thanks to all the guys there who never gave up trying to get this figure to the fans that wanted him. Anytime you want to complain about the Mattel team, just remember nothing would have… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • July 22, 2008No Comments