Tag: animation

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
Snow White-Inspired ‘Heart Box’ Is First in Collection to Be Previewed at Comic-Con and D23 Expo               BURBANK, Calif. (June 9, 2009) –Bringing together the masterful storytelling of Disney with the renowned artistry of eFX Inc., an all-new line of limited-edition collectibles will be unveiled this September, inspired by some of Disney’s classic films…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2009
This July, get ready for more Wolverine and the X-Men Action!  And just when the summer couldn’t get any better for Comic Book Fans everywhere…… Marvel Animation and Lionsgate will bring Wolverine fans the eagerly anticipated 2nd DVD from Nicktoons Network’s hit animated series Wolverine And The X-Men. In Wolverine And The X-Men: Deadly Enemies,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2009
Thousands of TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE Licensed Products to Land on Retail Shelves Around the World as Highly Anticipated Movies Hit Theaters   PAWTUCKET, R.I. – June 2, 2009 – The Entertainment & Licensing Division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) today announced that the combined licensing programs supporting the movie releases of TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.     Q1: If Target where to cancel the JLU line before the end of this year would Mattel then resort to selling the already announced JLU on Mattycollector.com? A1: It is Mattel’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2009
Battle Force 5(TM) Licensing Extensions Will Allow Boys of All Ages the Chance to Re-Create the Show’s Exciting Adventures EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jun 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) is announcing a full complement of licensing, promotional and distribution partners to support the launch of its new original animated series debuting on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2009
New Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Trailer Shortly after Toy Fair this year it was announced that the next DC animated DVD project after Green Lantern: First Flight would be based on the Public Enemies storyline from the Superman/Batman comic series.   Below is the first trailer for that project.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 13, 2009
Doctor Fate was the only single carded figure of the new wave that I didn’t get an advance sample of so he was the only one missing from Justice League Week this year.  He’s in stores now and I have him in hand so it’s time to add him to the AFiToy Archive. This release…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.    Q1:Why is the MattyCollector site not updated more often? For example, why are the Legion and Marvel 4-packs not pictured on the JLU page? When people come there to get the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2009
  Baseball season has begun! The latest Span of Sunset, Inc. x Disney collaboration: new colorway of  Cheshire Cat vinyl figure under the moniker "Opening Day aka Mannymania" has been unveiled for immediate release. The Cheshire Cat vinyl figure is based upon Lewis Carroll’s character from Alice in Wonderland, here reborn into a three dimensional form by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2009
RELIVE THE ACTION ON DVD JUNE 16 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY   PRODUCTION NOW UNDERWAY FOR THE TRANSFORMERS: 25TH ANNIVERSARY “MATRIX OF LEADERSHIP” EDITION COLLECTOR’S SET   OPTIMUS PRIME.  MEGATRON.  BUMBLEBEE.  STARSCREAM.  For 25 years an epic battle has raged between the heroic AUTOBOTS and the villainous DECEPTICONS.  The ROBOTS IN DISGUISE have captivated children and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
I’ll be posting today’s "Scoop Week" reveal in just a bit, but in the meantime the 4th Anniversary Extravaganza Marches on! I have updated the AFI Toy Archive with Mattel & MattyCollector’s SHAZAM Family 4-pack.   This set will be available exclusively on-line later this Summer, but for now you get a closer look at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
Yesterday Hasbro sent us an announcement about the airing of the highly anticipated GI Joe: Resolute animated series.  Today the gang over at Adult Swim sent us a copy of the trailer to help whet your appetite for the awesomeness coming this Friday.    The fun starts on April 17th!   Check out AdultSwim.com and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2009
Episodes Of Highly Anticipated Series To Air Online Leading Up To Broadcast Finale On Adult Swim PAWTUCKET, RI – April 15, 2009 – Hasbro announced today that G.I. Joe: Resolute, an adult fan oriented animated mini-series, will be broadcast via Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim on television as well as online.  Based on the classic G.I….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2009
Harrison Ford’s Blaster From Blade Runner, Rita Hayworth’s Signature Dress from Gilda, An Original 1931 Frankenstein Movie Poster, Charlton Heston’s Planet of the Apes Costume, Darth Maul’s Lightsaber, The Creature From The Black Lagoon Mask To Highlight Three Million Dollar Auction of Hollywood Memorabilia April 30 and May 1, 2009 Profiles in History Auction to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2009
SHOUT! FACTORY AND HASBRO ANNOUNCE US and Canada HOME ENTERTAINMENT DEAL ON HASBRO’S CLASSIC ANIMATED SERIES TRANSFORMERS AND G.I. JOE     Multi-Property, Multi-Year Agreement Includes My Little Pony Direct-to-DVD Los Angeles, CA and Pawtucket, RI – Shout! Factory and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) today announced a multi-year, multi-property alliance to bring  the original animated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2009
‘CHECK IT OUT, MAN’   Promotes ‘Ballot Stuffing’ in Online Simpsons Stamp Vote High-resolution images of the stamps are available for media use only by contacting mark.r.saunders@usps.gov WASHINGTON — “Woo-Hoo!” At 8 a.m. ET today, the Postal Service™ revealed what The Simpsons stamps will look like when they are released nationwide on May 7. Americans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2009
Green Lantern: First Flight Trailer The trailer for the next in DC Comic’s Direct-to-DVD Animated projects: GREEN LANTERN: FIRST FLIGHT  has been posted on line for us to drool over.    The release date for this has just been bumped forward to July.

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 6, 2009
Enhanced Episodes from Season One of Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Hit Animated Series Star Wars: The Clone Wars™   Enhanced Episodes to Provide In-the-Moment, On-Screen Insights into All Aspects of the Sweeping Galactic Conflict Star Wars: The Clone Wars:Decoded premieres Friday, May 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT                 Coming off of the record-setting first season of Star Wars:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2009
And sadly JLU week draws to a close.  The last entry is the Cheetah, Lex Luthor and Shade 3-pack.   This set features the arrival of Legion of Doom member and Wonder Woman villain Cheetah.   The amazing thing about Cheetah is that she’s an all new sculpt.   She has 6 points of articulation including her…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2009
Burbank, CA –March, 2009 – Grand Jester Studios proudly announces the debut of a newline of dynamic busts designed to capture all the grandeur and power of The Walt Disney Studios’ noblest heroes, loveliest heroines, and vilest villains.  Brought to life by Disney and  Grand Jester Studios under the creative direction of animator and sculptor…

 

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