Tag: 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Revealed last week at E3 last week, Square Enix debuted the SDCC 2012 exclusive back and white versions of their Arkham Asylum Batman and the Joker. You can pre-order a set here.

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2012
Well it’s official.  Hasbro is trying to kill us. The L.A. Times Hero Compex website is reporting today that Hasbro has created a 4 foot long Comic Con 2012 exclusive version of the S.H.E.I.L.D. Helicarier.  This is a foot longer than the retail edition shown at Toy Fair AND will come with an exclusive Captain…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2012
Thor, a god and a superhero, is based off of the god Thor of Norse mythology. In 2011, the movie Thor released in United States earning a total of 180 million dollars. The storyline is center on Thor and Loki fight for their homeland of Asgard. Thor was also featured as one of the main…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2012
Faces of Comic-Con: Limited Edition DVD of Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope Coming in July! Figures NOT sold separately It’s not every documentary that gets its own action figures, but then, not every documentary is Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. Director Morgan Spurlock’s in-depth look at the lives of attendees at the 2010…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2012
This morning Marvel.com has the scoop on Hasbro’s 2012 SDCC Marvel Legends exclusive.  This year it will be a 3-pack boxed set of X-Force. San Diego Comic-Con is fast approaching and that means new toys! This year, collectors have a chance to hook their adamantium claws into the new Marvel Legends Special Edition Uncanny X-Force…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2012
Monogram International presents exclusive eraser boxed set with 18 Marvel characters. Exclusive version will have 2 solid colored figures: gold Iron Man and silver Captain America. The set includes characters from Avengers, Spiderman, and X-Men and other Marvel superheroes. This Comic Con 2012 exclusive set for a low price of $35. Product Features •    Iron…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Well, we missed a Monday, but we didn’t skip a week for a new episode! I still count that in the ‘win’ column. I could roll out all the clichés like “you can’t rush perfection” or “better late than never,” but the truth is Jason… well, he explains what happens in the episode so I’ll…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Our old friend Dan Curto was kind enough to let us use his pictures of Hasbro’s 2012 Comic Con Exclusive Marvel Universe “Masters of Evil” boxed set.  This set features: Baron Zemo, Radioactive Man and Tiger Shark.

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Don’t call him “Bruce.”   Hard to believe, but it’s been 25 years since director Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead 2 was released. One of the best cult horror films of all time, it introduced us to the Deadites, the Necronomicon, and most of all, to Bruce Campbell’s character, Ash, the wise-crackin’ S-Mart employee who saws…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS PARTNERS WITH WETA WORKSHOP FOR COLLECTIBLES FROM THE UPCOMING HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILMS, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY AND THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN -New merchandise slated for October 2012- WELLINGTON, New Zealand and Burbank, CA – June 05, 2012 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Weta Workshop announced today a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
Sideshow Collectibles has started sending out teasers of their 2012 SDCC exclusives to subscribers to their e-newsletter.   Today’s reveal looks to be a Snowtrooper from ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ If you’ve ever wondered what differentiates high-end collectibles from all the rest, check out the details we’ve worked into this amazing costume. Each item is carefully…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
A quick end to the drug war Seriously, can you imagine how fast the War on Drugs would be over if Predators came down and started murdering dealers? The Wire would’ve been totally irrelevant. Our series on SDCC exclusives continues this week with the Cloaked City Hunter Predator! As seen in 1990′s Predator 2, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
NECA is starting to reveal their 2012 San Diego Comic Con exclusives over on NECAOnline.com.   They have revealed 3 exclusives so far with the first being:   We’re Con Bound! Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be giving special sneak peaks out our 2012 convention exclusives, and we start today with the brand-spanking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
It’s almost that time of year again… the time of year when Diamond Select Toys hops on a plane across the country to attend the biggest pop-culture convention in America! San Diego’s Comic-Con International 2012 will run from July 12-15, and DST will have a ton of fun events for you to attend, including a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Last week Mattel posted the following news on how to pre-order their SDCC 2012 exclusives for those attending the con this summer:   Toy Fans,SDCC is right around the corner and, as we’ve done since 2010, we’re going to offer a limited amount of products to be pre-ordered here at MattyCollector.com for pick-up at San…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
What is Mego Meet? Mego Meet is a chance for the Mego toy collector community to get together in person to trade and buy parts and action figures, attend sessions designed to educate and answer questions about the Mego Corporation and the toys they made, but more than anything a chance to connect with friends…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2012
Monogram International just sent us the news of their second SDCC 2012 exclusives: Marvel’s AVENGERS heroes and Villains come to life in figural desk accessories – be the first to purchase these highly collectible SDCC 2012 Exclusive Resin Desk FIGURES!  Each gold plated resin sculpture features a Marvel hero or villain and a letter. When…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2012
Monogram International is very excited to present Deadpool Resin Bust Bank as one of our Comic 2012 exclusive. Deadpool, the villain of the popular 2009 movie, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, has gain a bigger fan base since his appearance on the big screen.  This Marvel character is a highly skilled mercenary with wisecracking jokes. Deadpool’s heighten…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 23, 2012
S.H.Figuarts Super Saiyan Son Gohan (Special Color Edition) Power up your Dragon Ball collection with the San Diego Comic-Con Special Color Edition of S.H.Figuarts Super Saiyan Son Gohan! Including cape, multiple faces, interchangeable hand parts and the ability to switch to Super Saiyan 2, this version features intense shadow effect skin coloring and portrays the…

 

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