Tag: 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2014
The weekend, for Free Comic Book Day, Mattel has 2 of their upcoming San Diego Comic Con exclusives on display at The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, Ca.   This is the 3rd or 4th year in a row they have done this sort of reveal display for Free Comic Book Day.   The Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2014
Free starter bundles for new readers, plus a galaxy of Star Wars comics for $30 or $100: reader’s choice!   MAY 2, MILWAUKIE, OR—Hot on the heels of its most successful anniversary sale to date, Dark Horse Digital announces a very special limited offer for Star Wars Day!   Starting today, get blasted into a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2014
Posted just moments ago on MattyCollector.com:   Oh San Diego Comic-Con, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways… First, we start by revealing one MOTUC figure and one DCU figure right here, right now! Without further ado, meet… Masters of the Universe® Classics Hordak® with Imp Celebrate the 30th anniversary of She-Ra® and Princess…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2014
I’m week late getting these posted because I was focusing on all of the 9th Anniversary stories, but last weekend in Anaheim, WONDERCON 2014 was held next to the “Happiest Place On Earth” for the 3rd year in a row.    The Anaheim incarnation of WonderCon has grown year over year, and I have heard…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
Get free comics at participating comic book shops on Saturday May 3rd, 2014.   (BALTIMORE, MD) — (April 23, 2014) —In 10 days, the most anticipated event in the comic book industry, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) will be celebrated at participating comic book specialty shops across the U.S., Canada, and worldwide! 2014 marks the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2014
Stan Lee likes Free Comic Book Day and you should too! Check out what Stan has to say about Free Comic Book Day, which takes place on the first Saturday in May! You get comics for FREE just by going to a participating store! [youtube]http://youtu.be/AbdCVF7I3rc[/youtube] This year, Free Comic Book Day is taking place on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2014
Weekend Comic Convention Celebrates Comics & Its Creators   ASBURY PARK, N.J. (March 19,  2014) –  The Asbury Park Comicon returns April 12-13, 2014, for its 4th convention celebrating comic books, art and culture! Thousands of fans are expected to descend on New Jersey’s pre-eminent comic-book convention — this year at the historic Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel —…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2014
It’s true! Funko will have a booth at the 2014 Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, WA! Friday March 28th- Sunday March 30th Please come see us at Booth 117! Curious about what you’ll find at the Funko booth? Our booth will feature our BRAND NEW AWESOME DIY Pop!’s. This will be your first opportunity to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2014
A couple of times a year Target stores set up special holiday sections of the stores.  We’ve reported on some of the past sales and items.  We are heading into Spring soon, so that means Easter is just around the corner.  That means that the holiday section has been over run with eggs, decorating kits,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2014
By John “Tougher Than A Harley” Charles   New York- Mezco Toyz invited a handful of reporters to their international world headquarters Wednsday for an exclusive preview of the items set to be revealed at The 111th American International Toy Fair  on February 16th. Despite Mother Nature’s attempts (or should we blame Freeze Meister?) the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2014
Countdown to this Sunday with a special teaser of new footage from Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” then tune-in to kickoff on the Big Game for an exclusive sneak peek at Cap’s new adventure hitting theaters April 4! [youtube]http://youtu.be/bZquGybHre8[/youtube] Follow Captain America on Twitter: https://twitter.com/captainamerica Like Captain America on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CaptainAmerica Subscribe to Marvel:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2014
UNRIVALED PORTFOLIO OF NEW AND CLASSIC ENTERTAINMENT PROPERTIES TO BE SHOWCASED BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) is storming into the 2014 Toy Fair season with an impressive line-up of global licensees in support of the Studio’s beloved entertainment properties, milestone anniversaries and upcoming theatrical debuts. Leading the way this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2014
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is among the comic book movies that will have a commercial in the Super Bowl this weekend and is the trend now there are teaser trailers for trailers/commercials:  On May 2nd, his greatest battle begins. #SpiderMan Find out what happens next on Super Bowl Sunday [youtube]http://youtu.be/ihLNAcF2dBE[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2014
THE WALKERS ARE BACK… AMC GEARS UP FOR THE RETURN OF “THE WALKING DEAD” WITH THE ZOMBIE BOWL MARATHON LAUNCHING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 10AM ET/PT “THE WALKING DEAD” SEASON FOUR RETURNS ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AT 9PM ET/PT ON AMC STAY TUNED FOR “THE WALKING DEAD” CAST MEMBER DANAI GURIRA AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AND…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2014
Generally only available to Toy Fair attendees, Mezco is now making a limited number of Toy Fair catalogs available to the general public. The 8.5×11 inch softcover contains 28 full color pages of  Mezco product including: Living Dead Dolls, all new licenses, Sons Of Anarchy, Breaking Bad, Child’s Play, Thundercats, and more! This catalog was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2014
COBRA’s latest sinister plot involves the mysterious chemical known as COMPOUND Z! This hazardous material is being manufactured through ARBCO INDUSTIRES from a special unit of COBRA LAB-RATS “working behind the schemes” for COBRA COMMANDER and his ultimate goal! Check out the first exclusive 3 3/4-inch figure preview from the 2014 convention box set..  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2014
It was announced just a few moments ago that Power-Con 2014 would be undergoing some changes.   First it appears they are jettisoning the TMNT and Thundercats properties that it previously celebrated as is focusing solely on Masters of the Universe and She-Ra.   And the biggest surprise to many fans and previous vendors that attended the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 12, 2014
THE HUB NETWORK WILL DEBUT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF STAN LEE COMIC’S NEW ANIMATED MOVIE “STAN LEE’S MIGHTY 7,” ON FEB. 1    Sean Astin, Jim Belushi, Mayim Bialik, Darren Criss, Flea, Armie Hammer, Teri Hatcher, Michael Ironside and Christian Slater Voice All-Star Cast Legendary Comic Book Writer Stan Lee Stars in His First-Ever Leading…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2014
Back in November we showed you the handful of ‘Lego the Movie‘ sets they they were ready to reveal.  Now all those sets and even the “hidden” sets have been revealed and are in stores now! I’ve found the sets both in Target stores and Walmart.   These 10 new sets range in price from $12-$70.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2013
Posted today on StarWars.com: The Inquisitor, the Empire’s Jedi hunter and a major new villain in the highly anticipated Star Wars Rebels animated series, was unveiled by Lucasfilm at this year’s New York Comic Con. Today, StarWars.com is excited to present the official reveal for the character’s first ever 3.75-inch action figure from Hasbro. The…

 

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