Tag: animation

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2009
I don ‘t have the Dr. Fate repaint that will be the last figure shipping in the next wave of single packs, so it’s time to move on to the new 3-packs.  This next 3-pack contains three new figures, which is awesome and should make it fly off of shelves.  Not only that, it contains…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2009
Parasite was a tricky figure to find the first time he was released in his original 3-pack so many fans that missed out on him on the first go around are glad to see his return.  Today on JLU week we take a look at the power-draining Superman villian Parasite. You can see Parasite at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2009
19 New Programming Ventures: Seven New Animated Series and Four Original Movies (Live-Action/CG-Animated) Network Introduces For the First Time Six Live-Action "Alternative" Series and Two Scripted Live-Action Pilots Sports Partnership with NBA, Recruits Boston Celtics Superstar Eddie House for My Dad’s a Pro Short-Form Series ATLANTA, March 25 /PRNewswire/ — Cartoon Network announced a dramatic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2009
We’re mid-way through JLU week here on AFI, as we continue to take a closer look at the next wave of Justice League Unlimited figures that should be hitting your local Target stores very soon.  This is a great no-brainer repaint of the original 5-point of articulation John Stewart figure, but this time he’s in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2009
The first of the Earth 3 Crime Syndicate figures is in this first new wave of Justice League Unlimited figures for 2009.  Super Woman is featured on Day 2 of AFI’s Justice League week showing new Justice League Unlimited figures coming very soon to a Target store near you. You can see all the pictures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2009
 

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2009
Torrance, Ca. — In continuing their aggressive push in the United States as one of the most innovative and premiere toy companies, Jun Planning is very proud to debut it’s new toy line for Disney’s new Pixar film property, UP. UP is an incredible action/adventure film that follows Carl Fredricksen, who as a kid, always dreamed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2009
Marvel Super Hero Squad Heads to TV 26 episodes coming to Cartoon Network in late 2009 From Marvel.com : The all-new "Marvel Super Hero Squad" animated series debuts on the Cartoon Network in late 2009 with a slate of 26 episodes scheduled to run. "Marvel Super Hero Squad" is an action-packed show featuring super-stylized versions…

 

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