Tag: animation

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2008
All you, CARS fans might be interested in an exclusive promotion brought to you by Mattel and Toys ‘R’ Us. Here are the details: Earlier this fall, Toys R Us gave you the opportunity to get a Sidewall Shine car just for buying five Disney/Pixar CARS character vehicles, and it looks like this giving thing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2008
Action-Packed Film And Television Brands Include STAR TREK, TERMINATOR SALVATION And TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Expansions Of Innovative Playmates Toys Originals, MYLIFE and NIGHT GUARDIANS™, THE DEFENDERS OF DREAMTIME          COSTA MESA, CA – Drawing upon a rich history of pioneering imaginative products as well successfully managing and developing lines based on stellar entertainment brand…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2008
Gaaaaaaah!   There was NO new JLU for so long and now there is SOOOO much new JLU goodness I can hardly stand it!   To think that this line was so close to canceled last summer, and now to already have 17 1/2 new figures so far is amazing! I just got a the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2008
Mattel and Nelvana to Bring Hot Wheels® to the TV Screen as the Brand Celebrates its 40th Anniversary EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (October 13, 2008) –Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) and Corus Entertainment Inc.’s (NYSE: CJR; TSE: CJR.B) Nelvanaannounced today that Hot Wheels®, the No. 1 vehicle property in the U.S.[1], will be developed into a new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2008
From iTunes to streaming video and exclusive, online content, STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS not only premieres tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network, but also paves the way for the most extensive digital distribution effort in the history of Lucasfilm Ltd.. Beginning Saturday, Oct. 4, each week’s new episode will be available at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2008
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 was the Holiday Hal Jordan figure included in Mattel’s JLU showcase at SDCC? If he’s such a no-no(from DC/WB’s point of view), then why put him in there? Was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2008
In "Ambush," the premiere of Lucasfilm Animation’s STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, episode director David Bullock ("Justice League: The New Frontier") and writer Steve Melching ("The Batman") recall the Yoda of The Empire Strikes Back. This first episode of the brand-new, CG-animated series airs at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, Oct. 3 on Cartoon Network. In…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2008
Two days before I moved I got a package in the mail from Mattel of the new wave of Justice League Unlimited figures.But that didn’t stop me from snapping a bunch of pictures of this new wave for you.  Normally this would be posted as a feature, but because of the move and unpacking the…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
August 28, 2008
There is a really neat art exhibit in the Netherlands by Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.ORG) called "It’s Always Six O’Clock". The use a lot of action figures and other toys to make an apparent commentary on the futility of marketing or something high-falutin’ thing like that. Just ask Mickey Mouse.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2008
TV GUIDE CELEBRATES LUCASFILM ANIMATION’S STAR WARS™: THE CLONE WARS™ WITH FOUR COLLECTIBLE COVERS FEATURING BONUS MULTI-MEDIA CD-ROM PRESENTED EXCLUSIVELY BY TOYS“R”US     TV Guide’s Special Double Issue Featuring STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Hits Newsstands Thursday, August 7   July 28, 2008 (New York, NY) – On August 15, Star Wars returns to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
  This year’s San Diego Comic Con promises to be one of the largest undertakings in geek and pop-culture history!  DST’s plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, contests, panels, a blood drive, free giveaways and the launch of a brand new website!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a…

 

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