Tag: animation


by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2015
MLP_501_03 Discovery Family, with partner Hasbro Studios, to Kick Off Beloved Series’ Fifth Season with Special Two-Part Premiere Beginning April 4 at 11am ET / 10am CT This Week’s Premiere Episodes:   The Cutie Map Part 1 – April 4 at 11am ET/ 10am CT The Mane 6 are summoned to solve a friendship problem only…


by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2015
tie_fighter_poster_by_mightyotaking This has been making the rounds today.  You might remember some clips from it bouncing around last year.   Now the full short film animated by Paul Johnson is availble on-line. TIE Fighter tells the story of a space battle from the Imperial perspective focusing on 3 pilots. Here’s what the creator says about the piece:…


by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2015
This Friday, Funko is giving away two Gigantor Hikari Sofubi Figures! They are holding the giveaway via their social media channels – @OriginalFunko We are also very excited to reveal the Wacko / Soap Plant Exclusive Glitter Red Gigantor! Read below for details on a very special signing with Fred Ladd, creator of Gigantor, at Wacko…


by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2015
Now that all 6 action figures in the MattyCollector.com MOTUC Club 200x subscription have been revealed it was everyone’s hope we would see a spike in the sub numbers.  Mattel has been posting updates every Wednesday on the MattyCollector.com message boards.  When we heard from them last week the news was the sub was only…


by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2015
FCBD15 with date_rectangle Actor and longtime comic book fan Mark Hamill is encouraging fans to celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 2nd! Known for his role as Luke Skywalker from Star Wars, Mark has also been a part of the comic book culture as he played the voice of The Joker in various Batman animated TV shows,…


by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2015
BTAS_TheBatmobile Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Collectibles.  These products will appear and be available to pre-order in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores in October of 2015.  I know that seems like a…


by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2015
AAOUDisplay1 GLENDALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following American International Toy Fair in New York, Disney Consumer Products (DCP) today announced its 2015 plans for Marvel and its key franchises including The Avengers and Spider-Man. This year will see the roll out one of its biggest-ever licensing programs around Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, expansion in high potential categories including…


by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2015
LegoSimpsonsKwikEBoxFt On the heels of the successful response to the first Simpsons construction set and licensed LEGO® Minifigures inspired by the iconic television series, THE SIMPSONS, the LEGO Group is excited to extend its LEGO brick version of Springfield with this exclusive building set to celebrate the iconic Kwik-E-Mart featured regularly in the show.   Set…


by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2015
MLPFIMNew2015 –Discovery Family, with partner Hasbro Studios, to Kick Off Beloved Series’ Fifth Season with Special Two-Part Premiere– Silver Spring, Md. and Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 2015 – Pony fans, rejoice! An all-new season of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the beloved series created by Hasbro Studios, debuts on Discovery Family April 4, with…


by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2015
heidiKlum2 –Season Three’s Two-Part Finale Features Special Music Performance–   Silver Spring, Md. and Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 2015 – Discovery Family, the smart entertainment choice for families, and Hasbro Studios are excited to announce supermodel, actress, television host, producer, designer and entrepreneur Heidi Klum as a special guest on its two-part finale for season…


by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2015
REB_IA_8517 I’ll put an extra image in here so when this posts to Facebook it won’t post the spoiler image below, in case you haven’t watched the season finale yet.   If you want to see the reveal you have to click on the article. ok… that’s all the spoiler free space you get…. now onto the…


by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2015
FTCScoobyAnnounce1 Zoinks!   Earlier this week Figures Toy Company announced that they have picked up the Scooby-Doo license from Warner Brothers Animation and will be making 8″ ‘Re-Mego’ figures based on the Scooby Gang and some of their most famous ghosts, ghouls and villains.    Full line-ups are still forthcoming but the full gang is expected. Now if…