Tag: Batman

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2008
Ruben Procopio and Masked Avengers studios announced at Screaming Tiki Con last month the second bust in their "Really Retro" line.  Every Adam West bust needs his "old chum" Burt Ward, so Masked Avenger Studios is happy to oblige us. This is a limited edition run of 250 busts with 100 piece variant. Preorder information…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2008
DC Direct has updated us with their solicitations for items shipping to stores in July 2009     ACTION FIGURES   THE HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES BASED ON THE ART OF GEORGE PÉREZ   Includes: Creeper • 6.75” h Aquaman • 6.75” h The Flash • 6.75” h Black Lightning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2008
This news was just posted over at MattyCollector.com: As we get closer to 2009, (when MattyCollector.com will really take off with new product every month!) we finally have on-sale dates to announce. Here are the first batch of items to look forward to in 2009! (more details will be revealed in early December!) DCUC Adam…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2008
For a week you have squinted and drooled over at the tiny images of the newly announced DC Universe Classics Wave 8 over on MattyCollector.com.   Well now Mattel has sent us larger images of those figures so you can see more of the details.  And now that I have seen this larger image of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2008
The 2008 holiday shopping season is here, and on Sunday, the highly anticipated Toys“R”Us Big Toy Book will arrive! With eight extra pages packed with more bikes, more trains, and yes, more video games, it’s the BIGGEST Toy Book ever produced by the company. Value-conscious parents will be just as delighted to find thousands of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2008
DC Direct wowed the collecting community this week with giving us our first look at the greatly anticipated "History of the DC Universe" line.    This new line of figures that was mentioned in passing in an interview with DC Direct before Comic Con, and became one of the most talked about in the company’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2008
Shao Kahn, Darkseid, Baraka and Lex Luthor Join the Cast of Super Heroes and Super Villains in the Most Anticipated Fighter of the Year Today Midway announced the complete cast of characters in the epic fighter, Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe. Rounding out the powerhouse line-up are the final villains Shao Kahn, Darkseid, Baraka and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2008
Below are the DC Direct solicitations for items shipping June 2009.  It includes on the most anticipated lines that DC Direct has ever announced.    ACTION FIGURES   HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES BASED ON THE ART OF GEORGE PÉREZ The first in an ongoing line of action figures that spans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2008
October 15, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacture sell-in of DC HeroClix®: Arkham Asylum.  WizKids’ entire inventory of Arkham Asylum, releasing October 22, has been completely sold in to distribution in North America due to overwhelming preorder sales.  DC HeroClix: Arkham Asylum brings BATMAN’s most dangerous villains to players’ tabletops to re-wage the…

 

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 13, 2008
Vader over at AFHub.com has pictures of Hot Toys latest 12" figure from their "The Dark Knight" collection. Hot Toys is proud to announce the seventh collectible from The Dark Knight movie series – the 1/6th scale TWO-FACE/ Harvey Dent collectible figure. This figure stands approximately 12 inches tall and features more than 32 points…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2008
Packaging Art Hand Painted by Alex Ross, In-Pack Comic Book By MK Co-Creator John Tobias Today, Midway officially confirmed details and box art for the special North American Kollector’s Edition of Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe. Featuring box art that was hand painted by Alex Ross, one of the world’s most pre-eminent and respected comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2008
Second Chapter of “Watchmen” Motion Comics Now Available on iTunes and other Digital Distributors   Burbank, Calif., October 8, 2008 – Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution today announced the renowned graphic album “Batman: Black & White” and graphic novel “Superman: Red Son” are being developed into short-form digital Motion Comics.  In addition the…

 

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 30, 2008
Vader over at our sister site AFHub has put together a great interview with Hot Toys’ chief sculptor Yulli. Yulli was responsivle for what may end up being the best figure of 2008- Hot Toy’s Bank Robber Joker from The Dark Knight.   Check out this great Q&A with an amazing sculptor here!

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2008
Mattel has been busy this week sending out new images of upcoming DC Universe product.  Here’s a round up so you know where to look for all the new goodies:   Raving Toy Maniac has the Wave V DCU Classics carded images. This is the Walmart exclusive wave.   You can see them by clicking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2008
There are few things that I have anticipated this year more than LEGO Batman: The Videogame!  Now the wait is over and it comes out tomorrow.  See below for all the information on the game plus the newly released launch trailer:   LEGO Batman: The Videogame is the latest game from the award-winning team behind…

 

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 Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2008
These are the DC Direct Solicitations for items in store May 2009.  It includes and extension of the Superman/Batman line and one of the most anticipated Statues in comic book history!   ACTION FIGURES   SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 7 ACTION FIGURES DESIGNED BY SHANE DAVIS The popular Superman/Batman series of action figures hits lucky 7! From…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2008
Ole’ Matty comes through again and sent us packaged pictures of the fourth wave of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics line, including the variants and KB exclusives.  Sonic Arm Cyborg and Maskless Batman Beyond are the exclusives for KB stores. Captain Atom Gold and Silver will be at a 50/50 ratio, Artemis will be a chase…

 

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