This year’s San Diego Comic Con promises to be one of the largest undertakings in geek and pop-culture history!  DST’s plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, contests, panels, a blood drive, free giveaways and the launch of a brand new website!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 21, 2008No Comments
This just in! Toynami is pleased to announce the last-minute additions of three brand-new products that will be available for the first time anywhere at Comic-Con International: San Diego! Be one of the lucky few to own these hot items months before the general release!   Available only while supplies last and in very limited… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 21, 20081 Comment
How ’bout are you willin’ to make the commitment, wakin’ up, goin’ okay, it’s gig time, what t-shirt am I gonna wear? Can’t decide, can’t decide . . . brain aneurysm! -"Rock Your Socks Off" by Tenacious D   For our particular breed of geek a tee shirt collection is almost as prized as our… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • July 18, 20083 Comments
…and, when he mentioned this, I knew I had to see it.   [youtube]PUEI7mm8M7Q[/youtube]   Hee Hee, "computing."   -JJJ  Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • July 18, 20083 Comments
  RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jul 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today in Federal Court, a 10-person jury has rendered a unanimous decision that the majority of Bratz design drawings, prototypes and sculpts were created by doll designer Carter Bryant while he was employed by Mattel. The jury has also determined that MGA and its CEO, Isaac… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 17, 20081 Comment
There was buzz around the interwebs today  about Hasbro’s 25th Anniversary G.I.Joe mail in "Doc" figure selling out.   Word has it some folks were getting notification of there them selling through.  We got good news today from the GI Joe PR crew:   Dear G.I. JOE fans,   Thank you for your support at JoeCon…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 17, 2008No Comments
  So the new Batman movie opens tomorrow: The Dark Knight. And to herald this event, here are a few choice looks back at this incredible franchise. Hey, who IS doing the new theme song, anyway? [youtube]kOwcnh_HSZg[/youtube] [youtube]RKiG_9C5T8E[/youtube] [youtube]S22SA2xuLSM[/youtube]  [youtube]yH4Pz-cNRbU[/youtube]  [youtube]VNaDZIrxh-0[/youtube]  That last one is dedicated to our dear departed Peter Fries! We miss you,… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • July 16, 20083 Comments
Peak Products Unleashes Starpex™, the First-Ever Full-Size, Wood, Playstation®2 and Playstation 3 Guitar Controller with the Authentic Look and Feel of a Real Guitar For those about to rock…Peak salutes you!   Boston, MA– July 16th, 2008 – Peak Products, a gaming peripheral company dedicated to providing the best in instrument quality gaming controllers, announces… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 16, 2008No Comments
Cool Comic Con 08 exclusives continue to be revealed.   This time, it is the Mattel Hot Wheel’s 1966 Batman 3-pack of vehicles.  This set will be sold at the Hot Wheels booth at Comic Con will be $30 and comes with The Batmobile, Batcycle and Batgirl’s Batcycle!        This has some great… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 16, 2008No Comments
This deluxe figure stands over 13inches. From the mind of visionary director Guillermo del Toro, this hauntingly designed figure features an eyeless face, razor-sharp teeth, and poseable, eye-adorned wings that span approximately10inches. Intricately sculpted with a remarkable attention to detail, a must-have collectible for every Hellboy fan.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 16, 2008No Comments
From the mind of Joss Whedon.    This is worth checking out!   Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 16, 2008No Comments
Each of these 10-inch hoodlers are A-Listing in the playground. Rockin’ fab-tastic clothing and so much baby bling that other rug rats can only catch their vapors.    Series 1 contains:    Pookie: The green-eyed baller. But don’t make him cranky…ya wouldn’t like him when he’s cranky. Featuring a thermal shirt, t-shirt, dew rag, ring,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 14, 20081 Comment
Just FYI for all of you hot and thirsty AFI readers.  Today is July 11th aka 7-11  That means FREE Slurpees at participating 7-11 stores while supplies last! If you’d like to know the history of the Slurpee you can watch this brief history here!  Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 11, 20081 Comment
Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce MORRIGAN as the first release in a limited edition line of mixed media statues based on Capcom®’s  property, “Darkstalkers®”. The MORRIGAN statue is 16.5” tall ( 18.5” tall with base), will be very  limited to 400 pcs worldwide and is scheduled to ship in November 2008 with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 10, 2008No Comments
This just in: "Electric Tiki Design is proud to present a licensing deal that will bring many of Disney’s classic characters into our unique family of products. More information will come soon, but for now we are passing along this teaser image." If that teaser collage has any real bearing on the projects Electric Tiki… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 10, 20081 Comment
This year, Toynami will have its biggest presence ever at Comic-Con International: San Diego, and coming along with it is our biggest assortment of show-exclusive product! Available at the Toynami booth will be products from our special guest Tamashii, Bandai’s exciting new collector-focused label. Tamashii will also be showing exciting new prototypes, products and dioramas… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 10, 20082 Comments
Try as they might, the Four Horsemen weren’t able to get the dark overlord, Scarabus, from their Gothitropolis property produced in time for the 2008 San Diego Comic Con. But Scarabus’ evil minions, the Time Keepers, wouldn’t miss the chance to wreak havoc on the event!    That doesn’t mean that fan-chosen Scarabus is completely… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 9, 2008No Comments
Weta, New Zealand’s multi Academy Award winning visual effects house will be traveling to California to meet the fans at the 2008 Comic Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. Weta will be showing for the first time their full ranges of collectible sculptures from Disney’s The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian and BBC’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 9, 2008No Comments
Shocker Toys steps up with the hottest exclusive figures this summer: Metalocalypse Limited to 500 sets, selling for $80 and available only at San Diego Comic Con Booth #3849. This all-new line features fully painted vinyl action figures of Dethklok, the undisputed greatest animated metal band in the galaxy featured on Adult Swim’s hit series,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 9, 20081 Comment
Here I am, knowing 5 waves of Mattel’s DCUC, and debating.   Do I buy or not.  I saw Black Manta again yesterday.  At 10$ each and in the 6" scale, they look a lot like DCDirect figures to me.  And that’s the problem. Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • July 9, 200826 Comments