Tag: animation

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2010
CLASSIC MEDIA TO REPRESENT VOLTRON WORLDWIDE NEW TV SERIES VOLTRON FORCE TO DEBUT ON NICKTOONS IN 2011 AND MATTEL® SIGNED AS MASTER TOY LICENSEE NEW YORK, NY (June 07, 2010)—World Events Productions (WEP), a leader in animated television production, and Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s top…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2010
We had lots of great BifBangPow news for you lately.  Earlier we showed you the new card art they are using for their upcoming Mego-esque lines.  Then we showed you what the final product look like on the figure wave of figures in the BBP Venture Brothers line. Now we are able to put all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2010
We’ve been seeing the prototype version of BifBangPow‘s retro inspired 8" Mego-esqe figures based on Cartoon Network’s The Venture Brothers ever since their debut at Toy Fair back in February.   Now Entertainment Earth brings us pictures of the final production figures!  I really like how these still have the retro-feel but modern styling with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2010
New Girls Franchise "Monster High" is Unveiled with Key Partnerships across Multiple Categories including Apparel & Accessories, Publishing, Live-Action Entertainment and More LAS VEGAS, Jun 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today at the 2010 Licensing International Show, Mattel, Inc., the world’s leading toy company, unveils its multi-category line-up of best-in-class partners with new apparel and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2010
Today we have the last entry in our recent arrivals from Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line – Count Marzo- Evil Master of Magic.   Count Marzo is a character introduced in the 200x animated series, and will be the Club Eternia™ Monthly Figure for July 2010.  But you don’t have to wait that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2010
BEWARE THE MUCUS TICK!!   Idle Hands Mucus Tick Exclusive Action Figure Coming Soon Parlin, New Jersey (May 27th, 2010) – Idle Hands and Shocker Toys today announced a limited partnership to create the first Idle Hands action figure exclusive – MUCUS TICK!! When comic book and cartoon hero The Tick fights an "Uncommon Cold",…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2010
After I posted our archive feature of the new JLU Lobo figure a few readers asked if I could do a couple of comparison shots of Lobo with some of the other larger JLU figures.  I aim to please, so here they are!  I posted these in the Lobo archive entry, but I figured I’d…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2010
The Truth is Unveiled as the X-Men Unite to Save the World in Volume 5 of the Hit Series, Includes 5 Gripping Episodes! Street Date: 5/4/10 This May, Marvel Animation and Lionsgate bring Wolverine fans the fifth DVD installment from Nicktoons Network’s hit animated series Wolverine And The X-Men.Wolverine And The X-Men: Revelation features five…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2010
AFi SCOOP WEEK Reveal #5   Some of you might have seen some seen some cell phone pictures of the Justice League Unlimited Lobo and his package from Mattel’s C2E2 a couple of weekends ago, but here we have the official Mattel press pictures of Lobo and his packaging.  Now you can read all of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2010
 

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2010
COSTA MESA, CA., March 11, 2010– Playmates Toys is moving its US offices to Los Angeles from Costa Mesa, CA and expects to be settled into their new home by April 1st 2010.  This move is on the heels of a restructuring of the U.S. organization in an effort to reduce overhead and focus all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2010
Pasadena Convention Center, May 28-30 F.A.M.E. LA , Vanguard Productions, and Animation Ink, in cooperation with Desert Wind Comics, announce the Los Angeles Rock’n Comic-Con 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center featuring Guest of Honor, legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan “The Man” Lee.  Stan will launch the major new convention with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2010
Is this Buzz-Off’s cousin?   This week the gang over at Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3 are revealing 14 new characters that we will be meeting in the upcoming film over at their official Facebook page. This newest reveal really caught my eye: Meet Twitch, the insectaloid warrior, where MAN + INSECT = AWESOME! This sturdy action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2010
New Toy Line Launches at Walmart March 1st BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 16, 2010) – DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announce today the first of many elements to come from Walmart’s involvement with the studio on its upcoming feature film, “How to Train Your Dragon,” which enters theaters on March 26,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2010
Bif Bang Pow! to Produce ’70s Style Action Figures Based on Some of the World’s Most Popular Properties  LOS ANGELES, CA (February 2, 2010) – Announcing one of the widest ranges of highly articulated 8-inch retro-style action figures in years. In cooperation with EMCE Toys, Bif Bang Pow!™ is proud to bring the original "’70s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
SHREK – SHREK FOREVER AFTER- In Theaters May 21, 2010 In May 2010, Shrek will embark on an all new adventure in the highly anticipated fourth installment of the #1 animated franchise of all time, Shrek Forever After. For the first time ever, Playmates Toys delivers the full Shrek experience through a complete World of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
This Friday at 9:00pm on Cartoon Network!   Nearly wiped out by the Jedi Knights in a long-ago war, deadly Mandalorian warriors emerge from the shadows to exact cold revenge upon their peace-seeking rivals. Cloaked in mystery and hardened by memories of their bitter defeat, they are fueled by a collective desire to reclaim the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2010
I know it’s going to be controversial blog and idea to some, but I think Mattel should merge the Justice League Unlimited and Batman the Brave and the Bold action figure lines. As I sit here, still in my pajamas on a sunny Southern California morning watching the latest episode from Batman the Brave and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2010
I know it’s going to be controversial blog and idea to some, but I think Mattel should merge the Justice League Unlimited and Batman the Brave and the Bold action figure lines. As I sit here, still in my pajamas on a sunny Southern California morning watching the latest episode from Batman the Brave and […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2010
— JAKKS-created MONSUNO™ Property Currently in Development; Building to a 2011 North America Launch —   MALIBU, Calif. – January 7, 2010 – JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) announces a strategic partnership with Dentsu Inc., a leading producer of Japanese animation, to produce an animated television series based on MONSUNO™, a new original Boys Action…

 

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