Tag: Batman

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2008
I don’t think I’ve ever posted the full story on my friend from back home, James Bridges the musical Batman.   But those of you that have hung around me for any amount of time have most likely heard at least part of it. For the uninitiated here it is in a nutshell- "Admiral" James Bridges…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 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.  Now that we’ve gotten the classic "super powers" Batman (Blue and gray with the yellow oval) in the JLU line, howabout a classic "short pants" Robin using the mold of…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
August 28, 2008
There is a really neat art exhibit in the Netherlands by Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.ORG) called "It’s Always Six O’Clock". The use a lot of action figures and other toys to make an apparent commentary on the futility of marketing or something high-falutin’ thing like that. Just ask Mickey Mouse.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2008
  -Population of play’s iconic yellow man surpasses 4 billion ensuring that children everywhere can tap into his spirit of adventure-   ENFIELD, Conn. (August 25, 2008) – A global pop culture icon turned 30 today and is celebrating a list of accomplishments and adventures that would overwhelm and astonish any self-described overachiever.    The…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
August 19, 2008
SDCC has come and gone, and the Mattel crew has revealed all the great new DC Universe Classics figures coming in the next few waves. Now it’s time for the fans to vote on who we want to see in 2009 and beyond! The DCUC Fan Bracket works just like a sports tournament setup –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2008
Here is the latest solicitation information from DC COMICS:   ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE NEW FRONTIER BOX SET DESIGNED BY DARWYN COOKE  Following the success of the direct-to-DVD feature Justice League: The New Frontier, this box set features reproductions of the best-selling figures based on the miniseries and graphic novels by Eisner Award-winning creator…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2008
We debuted this new (fake) commercial at Comic Con during one of our panels and it was a huge hit.   It was really fun to watch it in a room full of fans.  Usually you just put these sort of things out there on the Internet, and apart from a comment or two you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2008
With the Warner Bros. film The Dark Knight a box office smash, DC Direct announces a new production run for the sold-out THE DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE.   THE DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE features an intricate fabric costume consisting of a shirt, tie, vest, blazer,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
This one is a little tricker because Mattel’s booth was still closed so Mike was looking at the BACK of the figures through the display so we can’t vouch 100% on this list.  But here’s what Mike thinks he saw new for the Mattel 3 3/4" DC Infinite Heroes line: Dr. Fate The Spectre Lex…

 

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