Tag: 2012

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
Visitors to the Action Figure Xpress booth at the San Diego Comic-Con were treated to two unprecedented Minimates box sets: the first Minimates of the Marvel super-team Alpha Flight and the first Minimates ever for the original Thundercats cartoon! Well, response was so strong for those sets at SDCC that AFX is continuing those two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2012
TODSorceress Today Mattel revealed their plans, panels, and exclusives for New York Comic Con 2012:   Posted by Admin on October 3, 2012Toy Fans,It’s almost time for New York Comic Con to unleash its power in the Big Apple, and Mattel is ready! We’ll be right there at Javits Center when the show opens Friday, October…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2012
The Battle Beasts have invaded San Francisco in the pages of IDW’s comic book mini-series, and now they’re invading Zoo York! Diamond Select Toys will hold a Battle Beasts signing at their booth at New York Comic-Con with Brooklyn-based artist Ulises Farinas, the artist behind the wraparound cover (and the SDCC exclusive cover) for Battle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2012
Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Mattel will take a short break from ‘Ask Matty’ the week of October…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 28, 2012
In celebration of ten years of Minimates, Diamond Select Toys will be holding a 10th Anniversary Minimates celebration in the toy line’s birthplace, New York City! Reed Exhibitions’ New York Comic-Con will host the event October 11-14, and the festivities will include an exhibit, a panel, a signing and three separate Minimate giveaways! Located in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 27, 2012
NYARTShow_News Announced over the weekend at Power-Con 2012 is the charity Masters of the Universe art show that will be on display next month at Toy Tokyo in NYC. If you’re going to be in New York in October, here’s your chance to own a piece of original MOTU art and do a good deed for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
Geek Shall Inherit Episode 040 – Straw, Glitter or $20 to Have Your Face Chewed Off + Mattel PowerCon Interview Ah 40.  Yet we don’t look a week over 39.  But here we are episode 40.  In the spirit of celebration Daniel takes the time to give Jason his long overdue birthday present.  Jason has just moved so this will be something nice in his new home.  In that same vein, Daniel got some cool…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2012
As we mentioned last week Daniel is now a married man and he and his new bride are off on their honeymoon in an undisclosed location. So, this week’s episode features another interview conducted a few weeks back at San Diego Comic Con International 2012. This interview is with John Balen, Director of Toys for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2012
Get excited for brand new shorts coming to DC Nation! Here is the teaser footage revealed last week at SDCC 2012 of what we can expect next season for the interstitial shorts in DC Nation.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2012
Battle Beasts Conquer Comic-Con! Diamond Select Toys, IDW, Peavey and Coffin Case Launch Battle Beasts With New Toys, Comics and One-of-A-Kind Prizes at SDCC 2012! At Comic-Con International 2012 in San Diego, Diamond Select Toys launched their latest original property, Battle Beasts, across multiple platforms, including toys, comics, animation and music. Each release of the weekend showcased a different…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2012
W8912_VykronMilitary_news   Toy Fans, Didn’t make it to SDCC or your favorites were sold out by the time you got there? It’s alright… the toy party rocks on here at MattyCollector.com! Here’s everything you need to know: Sale Starts: 7/23 9 a.m. PT Sale Ends: 8/6 11:59 p.m. PT MOTUC Vykron™ “Tank Top” MOTUC Vykron™ “Space…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2012
My good friend and “Geek Shall Inherit” co-host Jason Lenzi walks you though the new announcements from BifBangPow and their booth at SDCC 2012.   Game Trailers – E3 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2012
DSC_0146_fullsizeimages Revealed at Comic Con this past week at the Mattypalloza panel Mattel revealed the winner of their Masters of the Universe 30th Anniversary Create-A-Character contest. He-Fans and She-Ravers, After almost one year and over 1,300 entries, we have a winner of our Masters of the Universe® Create a Character Contest! During the Mattypalooza fan panel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2012
The WB has post the promo and footage that they put together for their SDCC 2012 panel.  It starts with where we left off with the last season… and then give us some glimpses of where they are going and who they encounter along the way…  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2012
Keen observers will notice that Mattel left fans with one more small reveal today in the form of one ‘mystery’ MOTUC accessory placed in the case this morning next to Granmyr’s foot… Who could it be for…?

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2012
Marvel’s Iron Man 3 Kids Costume Contest… with Special Guest… Our friend Jesse Falcon was MCing Marvel’s Iron Man 3 costume contest yesterday at the Marvel booth… when a familiar voice was heard from backstage…  

 

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