Tag: 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2012
Happy Monday everyone! Welcome back! The stinging disappointment of “Prometheus” still lingers on a bit, but we are still able to rally and move on to discuss the latest in geek news, pop culture and stuff we LOVE! We are in Comic Con countdown mode as the nerd prom or geek burning man is just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2012
Announced yesterday on Robert Kirkman’s “Skybound” website as well as TVGuide.com, McFarlane Toys have created an exclusive “The Walking Dead” action figure for San Diego Comic Con International 2012.   The Skybound SDCC Exclusive Bloody Poncho Michonne variant figure comes with a bloody paint deco, including her bloody katana blade and other zombie killing instruments and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
The Line Premieres at Comic-Con International and Includes a Limited Edition Comic-Con Exclusive (Boston, MA – June 19, 2012) – Mimoco, creator of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives and MIMOMICRO® card readers, and Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of the television network, announce a brand-new partnership that will bring…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
SHOUT! FACTORY POWERS INTO COMIC-CON™ INTERNATIONAL 2012 WITH HIGHLY ANTICIPATED HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCT LINES, ICONIC POP CULTURE BRANDS AND A SPECIAL PANEL EVENT CELEBRATING THE SERIES THAT STARTED A GLOBAL POP CULTURE PHENOMENON, POWER RANGERS   Putting the Pop in Your Culture One Disc at a Time at Shout! Factory’s Booth # 3849   Shout!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
NECA’s 2012 SDCC Pack Includes “Cave Johnson” Portal Replica, Limited Comic-Con DVD + 6 Other Exclusives! NECA always had an amazing lineup of Comic Con Exclusives each year and 2012 is no exception.  They also always make it easy for fans that can’t attend the show to get their exclusives on line after the show, this year they are making it even easier by giving 250 fans the opportunity to buy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
CALIFORNIA HERE WE COME!   It’s true, we’re packing up the Silver Streak and getting ready for Comic-Con International, which you might know better as San Diego Comic-Con. We’ll have great new product on display courtesy of our distributor, Diamond, at the Diamond Booth. And we’ve just been green-lit for the Captain Action Panel! It’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
Mega Man and Crew Releasing in July 2012 LOS ANGELES, Calif., (June, 20 2012) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced the latest wave of Bobble Budds® figures featuring the classic videogame franchise Mega Man® by Capcom®. The iconic blue robot returns in super deformed form and he’s brought a bevy of his friends and enemies with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
EPIX PRESENTS TWO LEGENDS ON ONE STAGE AT COMIC-CON ROGER CORMAN & WILLIAM SHATNER ON A PANEL MODERATED BY KEVIN SMITH | JULY 14th ‘William Shatner’s Get a Life!’ @ Comic-Con Shatner will introduce the EPIX Original Documentary at a screening directly following the panel on July 14th at Comic-Con. The screening is at 7:00PM…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
Happy Monday everyone! We hope all you dad’s out there had a great Father’sDay yesterday! Of course we will discuss Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ as it was one of our most anticipated films of the summer. Did we dig it? Did it leave us cold? We well cover that at the end of the show in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
Event Kicks off Collaboration with ESPN, Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare Will Air Live Globally EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– On Saturday, June 30, Hot Wheels strives for another world record with a gravity-defying, two-driver double vertical loop attempt at X Games Los Angeles 2012. The life-sized Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare will pair Team Hot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
Studio Creating Over 40,000 Limited-Edition Collectible Hotel Keycards for New TV Series 666 Park Avenue, Arrow and Revolution BURBANK, Calif. (June 18, 2012) — Warner Bros. Entertainment is the key to excitement at Comic-Con! The Studio has once again created a set of limited-edition collectible hotel keycards, which will be in use at top hotels…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2012
Power-Con/ThunderCon September 22-23, 2012 Power-Con / ThunderCon is the convention dedicated to all things He-Man, She-Ra, and ThunderCats! The convention returns September 22-23, 2012 at the Torrance Marriott South Bay in Torrance, CA. For more information, please visit http://www.thepower-con.com  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2012
Earlier today on their Facebook page Kotobukiya revealed one of their SDCC 2012 exclusives: Heading out to SDCC next month? Be on the lookout for our 2012 exclusive – X-23 X-Force version!

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2012
Hot on the heels of last years Super Powers-esque Green Lantern Battery Be@rbrick comes the news of this years SDCC exclusive from Medicom and Diamond that looks a lot like a certain Super Powers wave 1 crime fighter:   It’s looking like its going to be a very Bat-tastic SDCC this year! Medicom and Diamond…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2012
The choice of Mattel to use Comic Con 2012 to launch a new figure/staction/product line has been a controversial one with fans.  I think this reaction was so strong because fans were expecting there to be some sort of DC Universe Classics/DC Signature Collection exclusive.  Mattel’s response to this was that the SDCC exclusives have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2012
Since 2002, Kingdom Hearts became a popular series of action role-playing games. Published and developed by Square Enix, the series sold more than 17 million copies worldwide. The games center on the main character Sora’s quest to find his friends. The success of the game has promoted a large variety of related merchandise like soundtracks, companion…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Introducing Batman “The Dark Knight Rises Edition”, Bane (SDCC exclusive), Superman, & Flash MIMOBOT Designs! It’s superhero madness here at Mimoco and we don’t care who knows it! We’re halfway through 2012, a year that’s already seen tons of great new MIMOBOT characters, and we’re showing no signs of stopping! We’re adding to our line of Batman and Green Lantern waves of our DC X MIMOBOT Designer USB flash drives…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Back on track! I’m excited to have this new epsiode up this Monday… but Jason is feeling the pressure to deliver. This week it’s another split episode, but that also makes it a longer episode! First up we have a full length regular episode followed by three interviews conducted last week at E3 2012 with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
This week on MattyCollector.com Mattel announced the details of their SDCC 2012 ‘Masters of the Universe’ Costume Contest: He-Fans & She-Ravers,If you’ve been to SDCC, then you know one of the best things about it is checking out everyone in their most outrageous cosplay. For fans attending in 2012, show up in a MOTU costume…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Don’t Fall Asleep! There’s never been a better argument in favor of insomnia than A Nightmare on Elm Street, and for the latest in our series of San Diego Comic Con exclusive items, we’ve got the Gloved One himself, Freddy Krueger, as he appeared in the fifth installment of the franchise, The Dream Child. The…

 

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