Tag: art


by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2016
SpiderMan010_STEAM_FERRY_VAR November Variant Campaign to Promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math New York, NY—Aug 22nd, 2016 — Marvel’s best and brightest heroes are stepping to the head of the class for a series of special variant covers! Marvel is pleased to announce 5 special STEAM Variants coming to some of your favorite Marvel titles this…


by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2016
LootCrateAliens1 This week the gang at Loot Crate announced they would be selling a special ‘Aliens’ themed box to coincide with the official Alien Day on 4/26.   In addition to the t-shirt, the art, and the comic it also says there will be a special figure coming in the box.   On the website it lists both…


by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2016
Art of Atari Cover-solicit front cover The History of One of Pop Culture’s Most Iconic Brands Revisited in an Essential Hardcover Compendium for Gamers of All Ages!   April 8, 2016, Mt. Laurel, NJ: The popularity of video games has reached an all-time high, with modern releases boasting production budgets bigger than most Hollywood films, and grossing far beyond even the biggest…


by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2015
G1988SMattelShow1 THIS FRIDAY NIGHT! MATTEL x G1988 an art tribute to 70 years of toys curated by Dave PerilloG1988 (West) 7-10 PM JOIN US THIS FRIDAY NIGHT at G1988 (West), from 7-10 PM, as we team up with Mattel and celebrate their history as one of the greatest toymakers of all-time. The exhibit, curated by artist Dave Perillo,…


by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2015
GuggenheimComic2 NEW YORK CITY: Superheroes in Gotham! Wonder Woman, Thor, Hulk, Batman, Superman and more stand tall at the Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery which presents Deconstructive/Constructive on view from March 20 – April 8, 2015 at 527 West 23rd Street in New York City. A portion of proceeds from the exhibition lithographs will benefit Free Arts NYC, a local organization providing underserved children and families…


by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2014
DconLogo2 This past weekend in Pasadena, fans flocked to D-Con, AKA DesignerCon 2014.  Despite it occurring in my “back yard” each year, this is the first year I have been able to attend.   It’s a terrific show, with great programming, great vendors and a great energy.  The show is gaining popularity and has doubled in size…


by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
dcon-logo1 Check out the new commercial for Designer Con 2014 and check out the show November 8th & 9th at the Pasadena Convention Center for two days and over 300 vendors and 70,000 square feet of toys, art, apparel, and much more!


by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
PoolnMariBarbie3 I was sent this press release today by Mr. Zed himself.   In doing some research before posting his thoughts I see that he is not the only one offended by the art show.  Pool and Marianela also seem to have drawn the attention of many Catholics in Latin America.   I needed some images to run…


by Daniel Pickett
December 1, 2013
THIS IS NOT A TOY: An Exploration of Urban Vinyl as Design and Art Form Pharrell Williams Guest Curates First Large-Scale Designer Toy Exhibition  at the Design Exchange   Photo Credit: Terry Richardson TORONTO, Canada – November 26, 2013 – On February 7th, 2014, Canada’s Design Museum, the Design Exchange (DX) launches the world’s first ever…


by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
Don’t miss “The Coolest Show on Earth!” November 15-17, 2013 at the Doubletree Orlando Seaworld   The Florida Xtravaganza Toy, Comic, Art and Fan Convention (FX) is back! A staple event in Orlando for over 20 years, the show took a 3 year Hiatus and now due to overwhelming fan demand returns to Orlando November…


by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2013
yugioh__Logo.jpg  4K Media Inc. Announces Collectibles and Accessories Deal with NECA Worldwide excluding Asia  6 March 2013 – (New York, NY)  4K Media Inc., the newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it is making available for license, for the first time, artwork from its world record setting trading card…


by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2013
ELVIS™ X MIMOBOT® Designer USB Flash Drive Series Launches at CES 2013 Mimoco adds “The King,” Elvis Presley, to their Legends of MIMOBOT Collection (Las Vegas, Nevada – January 8, 2013) – At the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Mimoco, creator of the MIMOBOT® brand of designer USB flash drives, is proud to announce their first music-inspired collaboration with none other than the “King of Rock…


by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2012
New PBS ‘Off Book’ Video Segment – Lego Art The latest installment of the “Off Book” series from PBS is now live. This episode explores how artists have taken the ubiquitous children’s toy, Lego, and used it as a medium to create captivating works of art and design. When most people think of Lego, they think of colored blocks and children building toys to…


by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2012
AFi Scoop Week 2012 – Day 1 It’s time once again for our annual anniversary celebration and for the past 7 years that has meant – SCOOP WEEK!  We’ve got another great week of scoops and news that you will only find here on Action Figure Insider!  We kick off Scoop Week 2012 with our…