Tag: 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
The Branded Play Company Continues to be the Premiere Destination for fans of Giant Robots, Super Heroes, Intergalactic Battles, Magical Ponies and More at Comic-Con in San Diego PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With globally renowned brands including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS, KRE-O and G.I. JOE as well as licensed toy lines for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
Immersive Fan Panels, Hot Toy Exclusives and Celebratory Events Round out Confab Collector Experience   SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) brings San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) fans the ultimate pop-culture, comic inspired celebration with exclusive toy collectibles, giveaways and fan-atic events at booth #3029. From the hottest classic brands to new entertainment collectibles, Mattel has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
SUPER7 ANNOUNCES SDCC MOBILE APP!! Super7 launches our first ever San Diego Comic Con mobile app! Just point your phone, tablet or any device to http://www.sdcc.super7store.com/ Each of our 14 Con Exclusive toys is presented in “trading card” format – simply tap the card to view the back, or tap to mark off the checklist…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
The Wand Company and BBC Worldwide Reveal Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control San Diego Comic-Con, BBC AMERICA Booth #3629   New York, NY – July 11, 2012 – The Wand Company – known for developing the World’s first infrared remote control magic wand and BBC Worldwide today reveal a must-have accessory for Doctor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
Showgoers Will Get Their First Multiplayer Hands-On Opportunity with the Highly Anticipated TRANSFORMERS™: FALL OF CYBERTRON, Celebrate Spidey’s Latest Movie Launch with Hands-On Time with The Amazing Spider-Man™, Plus a Surprise Game Reveal During the Marvel Games Panel, Exclusive Game Demos at the Activision Booth, and Much, MUCH More… Santa Monica, CA – July 11,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
-Surprises abound for fans as construction toy maker unveils new playsets, life-sized models, mystery builds, contests and one-of-a-kind giveaways in support of popular licensed properties- SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON (July 11, 2012)  – LEGO Systems, Inc., the world’s leading construction toy manufacturer, unveils its largest ever San Diego Comic-Con presence with a “theme of the day”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
 The Tournament of Nerds is excited to announce two free shows during San Diego Comic-Con – Thursday July 12th and Saturday July 14th. The best part? These shows are open to the public and 100% free!!  Attendees do not need to have a Comic-Con badge to attend our shows! Warner Bros. presents: Tournament of Nerds When: Thursday July 12th…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
EESDCC12_menu Whichever way your pop culture clumps points, BifBangPow and Entertainment Earth have got you covered at Comic Con 2012! This is just a sample of what they are bringing to the big show! Click below for a full menu of the rest!

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
Comic Con 2012 starts later tonight for preview night, but our man SDComics/Mike is already there, boots on the ground, checking out the sites.  As it turns out there is a lot to see as the city of San Diego prepares for the biggest pop culture event of the year. Check out all the preparation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
We’ve gotten a LOT of SDCC exclusives into the AFi offices these past couple of days and we don’t have time to do full features on them all before we leave for the con on Wednesday, so to some extent we are going to have to let the pictures speak for themselves. As many of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
SAN DIEGO, CA, JULY 9 – Dark Horse Comics is pleased to announce the brand-new Dark Horse-BioWare™Store as part of their booth feature for Comic-Con International 2012! Filled with exclusive products and books tied to the ongoing publishing partnership between the premier independent comics publisher and the video game giant, the Dark Horse-BioWare Store will include…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
We are almost to Comic Con Eve and the news just keeps pouring in. The panels, the guests, the events and the EXCLUSIVES! Jason and Daniel kick off the first half of this episode reminicing of Comic Cons past and swapping some of their favorite stories. In this episode you get stories of chance encounters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
This morning the folks at The Bridge Direct sent over new information about their upcoming “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” lines.  I was basically a pdf fact sheet, with a few small images.  We hope to have better, high-rez images soon.   This fact sheet doesn’t give us full line-ups, but it gives us a better…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
Mattel has already informed the fans that the thermometer would be back this year for the DC Club Infinite Earths Subscription and that it would have to meet the minimum mark to move forward for 2013.   Now they have released another piece of information to give fans hope and hopefully bring in additional subs,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2012
New Pulp Book Announced at San Diego Comic-Con   New York, N.Y. (July 9, 2012) – Airship 27 Productions, one of the premier publishers in the New Pulp movement, and Captain Action Enterprises, licensors of the popular Captain Action toy line, have joined forces to produce the first ever Captain Action pulp novel, “Riddle of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2012
Hey fanboy! Hey, hey, fanboy! YouTube’s favorite endearingly annoying fruit is heading to Comic-Con and putting the squeeze some of the industry’s biggest blockbusters such as The Avengers, Star Wars and Lord of the Rings. Annoying Orange, the most-watched web series in YouTube history with more than one billion views and the star of a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2012
GLC-hot-pursuit-9-150x150 All Hail The Return Of The Biggest And Baddest Characters In History: Joker And Rorschach Anthony Bourdain Cooks Up A Twisted Masterpiece   Get Unprecedented Access Off The Show Floor With “Con Away From The Con” Website BURBANK, Calif. (July 6, 2012) – DC Entertainment celebrates the one-year anniversary of the historic release of THE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2012
  Super7 is proud to announce three new additions to our series of Star Wars Designer T-Shirts!  Created in conjunction with Mighty Fine and officially licensed from our good friends at Lucasfilm, each of these shirts will make their debut at San Diego Comic Con.   Designed by and available exclusively from Super7 booth #4729. Choose…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2012
WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT AND COMIC-CON RETEAM TO DISTRIBUTE OFFICIAL BAG OF COMIC-CON® INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO For the Third Consecutive Year, Fans Checking in at the Con Will Receive a Warner Bros.–Designed Collectible Bag Highlighting One of the Following Titles:   TV’s Arrow, The Big Bang Theory, DC Nation, Fringe, Supernatural or The Vampire Diaries; Feature…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2012
Unique Star Trek Items Join One-of-a-Kind Product From Dexter® and The Twilight Zone NEW YORK, NY – July 9, 2012– CBS Consumer Products hits warp speed at Comic-Con International 2012 with exclusive products and giveaways based on popular television series including Star Trek, Dexter and The Twilight Zone. Both hardcore and casual fans will find…

 

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