Tag: 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2013
MatTent13outside1 Once a year at Mattel HQ as part of their regular company store they have their annual tent sale.  This sale typically runs from just after Halloween until just before Christmas.   The sale is primarily made up of bulk overstock. Whatever item  they put out there they always have a LOT of said item, like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2013
DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special *Extended BBC AMERICA Trailer* – The Time of The Doctor The DOCTOR WHO 2013 Christmas Special THE TIME OF THE DOCTOR *** Wed Dec 25 at 9pm/8c *** Only on BBC AMERICA In THE TIME OF THE DOCTOR, The Doctor must sacrifice everything to save a town called Christmas from the Time Lord’s greatest enemies. Starring MATT SMITH & JENNA COLEMAN.   [youtube]http://youtu.be/IlN-SPx1zAg[/youtube] Immediately following…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 15, 2013
IMG_5363 For the past several years Target stores have been offering up some fun new seasonal items for fans of pop culture as part of their seasonal resets and this year is no exception.  As a part of this, Target has done a seasonal aisle of toys, food, ornaments and sometimes even exclusive figures.   The toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2013
tokidokiHoliday13Hello tokidoki x Sanrio Characters in Stores Now Los Angeles, Calif. – December 11, 2013 – tokidoki has partnered with Sanrio, the global lifestyle brand best known for pop icon Hello Kitty®, on a limited edition tokidoki x Sanrio Characters holiday collection. Following the brands’ popular tokidoki x Hello Kitty collection, this new collection features bright…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 6, 2013
TOTY13-Home Consumers invited to vote for their favorites at ToyAwards.org – now until January 13, 2014   New York, NY | November 25, 2013 – The Toy Industry Association (TIA) announced today the 84 toy, game and property finalists for the prestigious 2014 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY).  The annual awards program is sponsored by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2013
CHICAGO, Ill. (November 2013) – The third weekend in November marked the 11th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG), held at the historic Navy Pier and hosted by the Chicago Toy & Game Group. ChiTAG returned to Chicago, the leading city for toy and game invention in the U.S., to celebrate the power of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2013
Comikazie13photo2 AFi’s image gallery from our weekend at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo 2013 is now live in our Gallery section. Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo was last week and AFi was there.   This is the 3rd year of the convention and every year the show gets bigger and better.   It’s been tough to get a good con…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2013
TonnerLadyAction1 Captain Action Line Expands New York, N.Y. (November 5, 2013) – Captain Action Enterprises is pleased to announce that Tonner Doll Company, Inc., world-renowned in the high-end collectibles industry, is developing a new Lady Action 16” inch collectible doll. The new Lady Action doll will be shown in February at New York Toyfair and will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
Flutterina_001_newsPage.jpg Mattel posted their own update on the news page of MattyCollector.com about the news and reveals shown over the weekend at Comikaze 2013:   Toy Fans, The Mattypalooza panel with Toy Guru and special guest Stan Lee himself just wrapped up! MOTUC fans got a look at three awesome reveals, and now it’s your turn…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2013
DCSCLogo-500x145 While I was at the Mattel booth yesterday at Comikaze 2013 I was talking to Scott aka Toy Guru and he gave me a little hint that we might still be getting one last unannounced surprise for fans of DCUC and the DC Signature Classics line. After the panel he said to me: I’m really…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2013
Yesterday Comikaze 2013 kicked off with with Mattel Mattypalooza panel and with it, two new Masters of the Universe Classics reveals.   Announced this weekend were Flutterina, receiving her first toy since 1985 and Intergalactic Skeletor (who is also “New Adventures of He-Man” Skeletor, but apparently there was a rights issue with using the words “New…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2013
Ck13TheWolverine1 Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo has kicked off at the Los Angeles Convention Center and The Wolverine has arrived with a cadre of stealthy ninjas.  In celebration of The Wolverine’s (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment), November 19 Digital HD release, and December 3 Blu-ray release, the Wolverine will be handing out an exclusive lenticular card!    To get the card,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2013
COMIKAZE_newsPage.jpg Today Mattel posted details on their appearance next month at Stan Lee’s Comikaze:   Toy Fans, Geeks unite! Comikaze is coming, bringing three days of comics, collectibles, and craziness! Hosted by Stan Lee and Elvira Mistress of the Dark, fans of comics, anime, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy and horror will celebrate the best of pop-culture, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2013
ScreenHunter_169 Oct. 17 12.30 This past week Comikaze published their list of show exclusives on their official website.   There are a wide range of exclusives from figures to t-shirts to comic covers and more!  There’s even some figures of the man himself!   Funko has a Pop! Vinyl of Stan and Mattel has the MOTUC Standor figure, which was announced…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2013
BatmanBust1 The monthly Previews catalog from Diamond Comic Distributors is always chock-full of awesome new products, but this month’s Diamond Select Toys offerings are even more awesome than ever! Not only is DST soliciting its new line of Batman resin busts in the new issue, they’ve got an upsized Mr. Stay Puft bank, the first Ghostbusters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
Mattel provided fans with one more post-con wrap up, including a look at that Sunday MOTUC weapon tease/reveal: Toy Fans, We just finished three days of crazy action at NYCC, where we revealed tons of awesome toys on the way! In case you missed any of the details, here’s a review of what went down…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2013
Mantenna® may not always see eye-to-eye with Hordak®, but he never loses sight of the objective… to destroy his enemies! The final member of the original 1985 Horde, this fan-demanded figure features an almost completely new sculpt. Mantenna® includes interchangeable pop-in and pop-out eyes to recreate the vintage action feature, and four fully articulated legs….

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2013
Is there such a thing as ‘pthu wicked? Being bad is a day at the beach for this malevolent magician, but he doesn’t just build sand castles, he builds entire sand armies to do his evil bidding. This Filmation figure can hold his sinister sun scarab Ankh in his hand, and he comes with a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2013
4HMSale1013 This just in from the Four Horsmen via their Facebook page: Sales went well at the New York Comic Con this past weekend on both the Beta Phase White Star Outer Space Men figures and the Power Lords: Ggrapptikks Grunts figures, but they didn’t completely sell out so the remaining stock that was originally allotted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2013
Feld Entertainment And Marvel Entertainment Unveil Exclusive New Details On Marvel Universe LIVE! – The Ultimate Marvel Arena Spectacular – At New York Comic-Con Explosive Trailer, Official Show Logo and Creative Team Revealed for Next Summer’s Must-See Marvel Live Action Event NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Today at New York Comic-Con, Juliette Feld, executive vice president and producer with Feld Entertainment, unveiled the first sneak peek of next year’s groundbreaking arena spectacular: Marvel Universe LIVE!, produced by…

 

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