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,…

 

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