Tag: 2012

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2012
Geek Shall Inherit Epsiode 024 – Rainbows and Sunshine Vs. The Curmudgeon I hope you are sitting down or at least well rested for this episode, because we cover a LOT of topics in a little over an hour. We start off with an outline for all the latest pop culture and geek stuff from the past week and somehow manage to find our way to discussing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2012
Limited Edition Variant Figure Available at Comic-Con International: San Diego Attendees of this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego will have the first opportunity to snag The CS Moore Studio and Zenescope Entertainment’s super-hot 2012 Convention Exclusive Grimm Fairy Tales Alice Liddle Action Figure, sculpted by Clayburn Moore! This variant edition of the upcoming Alice Liddle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2012
Mezco proudly presents one of the world’s most famous monsters…Frankenstein! 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. This 18inch Monster Scale Frankenstein features eight points of articulation. This…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 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 14, 2012
Here it is, at long last! Our Avengers show! We’ve seen it and we are dying to talk about it. However on the off chance that one of you haven’t seen the film yet in it’s 19 day stop to accumulation $1 BILLION at the worldwide box office, we break the show up into two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2012
Jason and I got to hang out last week outside of the podcast when we took out lady friends to a Los Angeles Dodgers baseball game. As you have heard from previous episodes that we know less about sports than…. anyone. But we went and ate, drank and were merry. But really everything up to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 5, 2012
For the past two years Mattel has loaned out a set of their Comic Con exclusives for that year to the closest comic book shop  to their headquarters for Free Comic Book Day.   The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, Ca is the lucky recipient of this preview. This year they are displaying: – MOTUC Vykron…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2012
Click here to find a participating store near you and to see what titles will be available tomorrow.

 

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

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
But there will be Comic Con for us! We’re locked and loaded and ready to go. We have our passes, our hotels, and we’re working on our plans. Nothing can stop us now. Of course every episode of GSi is podcast gold, but I think this episode shines for one particular m0ment, and that is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
There have been a lot of questions pop up today surrounding the announcement so Toy Guru reached out with a message to help clarify a few things about Mattel’s SDCC 2012 convention exclusive reveals earlier today: “Hey DC fans, I’ve been on the boards and have seen a lot of questions about the new 8″…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
At long last…. here is Mattel’s SDCC announcement: San Diego Comic Con 2012 Preview April 27, 2012 By Matty Here’s your first official look at the products we’re planning to have available at this year’s convention. Some items will be available for pre-order at our voucher pre-sale from 5/30 at 9am PT through 6/14 at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
SCOOP WEEK DAY 4 Today on scoop week we get a second helping of BifBangPow! goodness.  The crew at BBP! have been kind enough to not only let us show you one of their 2012 Comic Con exclusives, but it’s ALSO the debut of a brand new product category for them. They are introducing a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
WIZKIDS, NATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT COLLECTIBLES ASSOCIATION REVEAL 2012 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY FIGURE Hillside, N.J.—April 24, 2012—Wizkids and National Entertainment Collectibles Association (N.E.C.A.) today revealed the 2012 Free Comic Book Day figure to be distributed at no cost to collectors, enthusiasts and fans at comic shops nationally on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 5th. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2012
If you missed it on Monday (or if your are like me and don’t get G4 because Directv are being jerks), here is the latest installment of G4 TV’s ‘Mint On Card’ segment from “Attack of the Show.”  In this episode I cover some of the latest announcements from Hot Toys, NECA’s AWESOME ‘Portal 2’…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2012
It’s been two years since Diamond Select Toys announced they had picked up the license for ‘Battle Beasts’ and fans have been waiting ever since to see what they would do with it.  There was a promotional Minimate that has been handed out at event that has been repainted a couple of times… but other…

 

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