Tag: 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2013
LostNSpaceLogo.jpg This weekend, Toy Fair International begins at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Not open to the public, the event allows toy manufacturers to present their new offerings to buyers from retail stores around the world, and it always offers fans the first look at the hottest toys of the year. Well, this…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 31, 2012
2012_101.jpg As the year comes to an end, it’s been tough been trying to decide who will make my short list of Top Ten Action Figures for 2012.  It’s been tough to pare it down to ten, with some really great toys just missing the cut.  My criteria? well, the web has enough articulate, detailed, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 12, 2012
This morning the BBC has released a NEW trailer for the 2012 Doctor Who Christmas special (airing on Christmas Day).  This year, The Doctor and new companion Clara face the sinister Doctor Simeon and an army of snowmen! Learn more at:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2012
A look at the trailer for the Doctor Who 2012 Christmas Special Trail, introduced by Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman.

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2012
Holiday-CaptainAction-Pkg-493x800.jpg During Comic Con 2012 we broke the news that Round 2 and the guys at Captain Action Inc. would be doing a “holiday” variant of the good captain.  Then in September we showed you the press release on the Arctic variant. Now our friends at Captain Action Inc are letting AFi debut an updated photo…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2012
Happy Halloween! Over the past few years, Diamond Select has established itself as the preeminent purveyor of horror toys, and this Halloween they’re pulling out all the stops! In addition to a black-and-white Walking Dead Minimates two-pack that’s exclusively available at comic stores participating in Halloween ComicFest, they have a horde of haunted merchandise that’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2012
DCCNYCCGLExclus1-150x150.jpg For those of you unable to attend NYCC 2012 you now have the chance to pick up the NYCC exclusive DC COLLECTIBLES: JOHN STEWART & ATROCITUS 3 3/4″ 2-PACK.  Much like the SDCC 2012 exclusive set DC Collectibles has turned over their remaining stock to Graphitti Designs so now all fans have a shot at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2012
2012NYCCOSM-500x664.jpg The Outer Space Men that were previously a shared 2012 New York Comic Con exclusives between Toy Tokyo and Action Figure Xpress go up for sale in VERY limited quantities tomorrow night at 9pm on the Four Horsemen’s online retail outlet – Store Horsemen (http://www.storehorsemen.com)! Only 100 of the Beta Phase versions of Orbitron, Gamma-X and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2012
Minimates celebrated their 10th birthday with a bang, as over 100,000 fans attended this past weekend’s New York Comic-Con, where the Minimates-related festivities were in full swing! An art exhibit, panel and two signings drew thousands of attendees, from die-hard Minimate fanatics to casual enthusiasts, and thousands of Minimates, pins and posters were given out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2012
CGpresalemeter The time has come… We’ve been talking about it since Power-Con.  Now NYCC has come and we have seen the cut sheets, and you can see them again below.  Now the pre-order for Mattel’s most ambitious playset is open and available.  Read below for all the details. You can Pre-order yours here at MattyCollector.com. Pre-order…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2012
Fresh from the Mattel Panel at NYCC 2012! [nggallery id=66]

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2012
The second in DC Collectibles’ 3.75″ convention exclusive Green Lantern 2-packs were released this weekend at New York Comic con 2012. This set consists of John Stewart and red lantern Atrocitus. This set is again being sold at the Graphitti Designs booth. It appears it will also be on Graphitti’s website after the show as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 12, 2012
BILLUND, Denmark, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The LEGO Group, makers of the world’s leading construction toys, and Nickelodeon, one of the world’s leading entertainment brands for kids, announced today an expansion of their global partnership to develop construction toys inspired by the recently launched CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles television series. The collection is slated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2012
Hasbro will not have a booth at New York Comic Con 2012, but last night they hosted a special preview night press event to show off some new products such as Star Wars Angry Birds and Kre-O G.I. Joe.   Our own Casar Z was there covering the event for AFi. One of the give-aways was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
Hasbro won’t have a booth this year at NYCC, but right now they are having a “Preview Night” press only event.   Cesar our man on the inside is sending pictures back to us! First up we have a figure of the new armor from Iron Man III   Then we have a look at Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
Green Arrow Confirmed to be in “Injustice: Gods Among Us” New Gameplay Video, Screenshots and Box Art Revealed Character Playable at New York Comic Con   Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment confirmed that famed superhero Green Arrow will be featured as a playable character in the upcoming Injustice: Gods Among Us videogame.  The title is scheduled for release April 2013 for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2012
Pop culture store Harrison’s Comics & Collectables will debut two exclusive “Bloody” Walking Dead Funko Pop figures of Rick Grimes and Daryl Dixon at NYCC on October 11th.  The figures will be available to the public for the first time at booth 239. Each figure is packaged in a full color “Bloody” box and features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
 Mezco Reveals Frankenstein Black and White Variant With Limited Edition Of 100 Pieces At 2012 New York Comic Con Booth 1960 Constructed by the infamous Dr. Frankenstein from corpses, and resurrected by curious machines powered by a bolt of lightning, he terrorized the countryside. Now he is brought to life by Mezco’s award-winning design team….

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
Do you have what it takes to be voted #1 in a costume contest? Enter in one of 13 categories! If so, you’ll want to enter your best costume in the new photo contest dubbed—The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever!— sponsored by Halloween ComicFest, a celebration of the month-long October Halloween events at your local…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
With New York Comic-Con falling just two weeks before Halloween, Diamond Select Toys wanted to have some special horror-themed product to offer visitors to their booth. So they took three of their upcoming vinyl bust banks — a Walking Dead zombie and Universal’s Frankenstein and the Creature from the Black Lagoon — and made black-and-white…

 

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