Tag: California

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2016
Monsterpalooza2016Banner I’m a bit late on getting this posted to our front page, but if you visit our gallery section you will have already seen these. Back in April the annual horror convention, Monsterpalooza was held in Pasadena.  Our own Steve Ceragioli was in attendance and took shots for our gallery. Sideshow Collectibles was there as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2016
hasbro Hasbro Expands by 35,000 Square Feet with New Space in Media Studios North   PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a global company committed to creating the world’s best play experiences, and Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced that the company is relocating and expanding its West Coast…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2016
Reggie Jackson, Jewel Staite, Billy Boyd, Denis O’Hare, Michael Rooker Also Headline Roster; Talented Comics Creators, Variety of Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Sacramento Convention Center SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 12, 2016 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2016 schedule with its third trip to Sacramento Convention Center at Wizard World Sacramento, June 17-19….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2016
D23 EXPO - From August 9-11, 2013, the Expo brings all the wonderful worlds of Disney under one roof at the Anaheim Convention Center for three remarkable days. From celebrity appearances and eye-popping pavilions to fascinating presentations and once in-a-lifetime experiences, there's plenty of magic for everyone at D23 Expo the ultimate event for Disney fans at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. (D23 EXPO/Richard Harbaugh)
D23 EXPO ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER Advance Tickets on Sale July 14, 2016, for the Biggest Disney Fan Event Ever   BURBANK, Calif. – March 28, 2016 – All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents D23 Expo 2017 at the Anaheim…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2016
WonderConLogo.gif Wondercon 2016 is happening this weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center!   This year there are a handful of panels that relate to toys and collecting including one being hosted by us here at Action Figure Insider! If you are attending the convention on Friday please come see our panel, ask a question or two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2016
logo_lbcc_large It’s almost that time — Today LBCC announced that this year’s Long Beach Comic Con tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 28th, 2016!  The Con will be September 17th-18th in Long Beach, Ca. The gang at Long Beach Comic Con sent along the following message with the announcement:  We’ll definitely have some announcements to make…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2016
BVS City Scene_v3 Two of the world’s greatest Super Heroes, Batman and Superman, join forces with racing superstars Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson as heroes face off during the March 20 NASCAR race in California   CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2016) – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports today unveiled…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2015
MattelTent14pic1 It’s that time of year again! Once a year, at Mattel’s  headquarters in El Segundo, they hold their annual holiday tent sale.  This sale typically runs from Halloween until just before Christmas.  The tent is set up in a parking lot around the corner from their main building, close to their other retail store.   The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2015
JakksSWBigFigTroopers2 In a holiday display that is SURE to impress, Jakks Pacific has installed an ARMY of their 48″ Big Fig First Order Stormtrooper figures at local Glendale, Ca shopping center the Glendale Americana at Brand to help celebrate the opening weekend of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s one thing to see 2 or 3 of these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 9, 2015
TGT_StarWars_LA_Live_Media_2 In anticipation of the upcoming film “The Force Awakens,” Target is giving fans and families the ultimate opportunity to make more Star Wars memories with the Target & Star Wars Galactic Experience at L.A. LIVE. The event will feature stunning dome structures that come together to form an otherworldly and interactive Star Wars experience. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2015
IMG_9940 This past weekend was the first ever “Gentle Giant Day” at Blast from the Past in Burbank. Ca.   Unfortunately I was not able to attend as planned because my wife gave birth 2 days before, but I made sure we had the event covered for AFi.  I sent my friend Chris Tallman, Mr. Thunderman…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2015
DSC_0273 Stan Lee’s Comikaze continues to be one of the nicest, friendliest comic book conventions on the West Coast and this year was no exception.   I wish I had be able to spend more time at the show this weekend, but my wife is due to give birth any day now and I needed to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2015
LBCC15SpaceExpo1 The Columbia Memorial Space Center is partnering with Long Beach Comic Con for Space Expo 2015, an innovative and one­-of­-a­-kind program that will connect comic book convention attendees directly with the world of scientific discovery. Space Expo 2015 will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center as part of Long Beach Comic Con on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2015
SDCC15DayZeroPic1 As we load up the AFi-mobile to head down to sunny San Diego we have time for a new gallery of pre-Con ‘Day Zero’ pictures taken around the convention center by Mike/SDComics showing the calm before the con. You can check out our full gallery of Pre-SDCC images here! And keep your eyes here on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2015
LegoModelShip1 LONG BEACH, CA (June 18, 2015) — When Britain’s most famous ocean liner was still a dream, the Cunard Lines recruited the John Brown shipyard in Scotland to build what would become the world’s most famous ocean liner. When Britain’s certified LEGO builders, Bright Bricks Inc. decided to commemorate the ship in LEGO Bricks –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2015
ScreenHunter_681 Jun. 10 00.29 Star-Studded Center Stage Musical Performances by Sabrina Carpenter, Olivia Holt, Bea Miller, Dove Cameron & Sofia Carson, plus Teen Beach 2 Dance Party & more   — Fans Invited to Meet the Stars of Disney’s Descendants, Teen Beach 2, Liv and Maddie, Jessie, Dog With A Blog, I Didn’t Do It, Girl Meets World, K.C….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2015
D23 EXPO - From August 9-11, 2013, the Expo brings all the wonderful worlds of Disney under one roof at the Anaheim Convention Center for three remarkable days. From celebrity appearances and eye-popping pavilions to fascinating presentations and once in-a-lifetime experiences, there's plenty of magic for everyone at D23 Expo the ultimate event for Disney fans at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. (D23 EXPO/Richard Harbaugh)
D23 EXPO ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER GO BEHIND THE SCENES WITH WALT DISNEY STUDIOS, PIXAR, MARVEL, STAR WARS, AND WALT DISNEY PARKS AND RESORTS AT D23 EXPO 2015   Fan-Favorite Events, Including the Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, Take Center Stage in New 7,500-Seat “Hall D23” Venue at the Anaheim Convention Center BURBANK, Calif., May 7, 2015 – D23: The Official Disney…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 6, 2015
We are excited to announce more Star Wars Celebration Funko exclusives today! Funko will be exhibiting at Star Wars Celebration 2015 in Anaheim, CA! You can find Funko at booth #1410! Today we are announcing our Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure exclusives! Stay tuned for ONE more announcement leading up to the convention! Verdigris Greedo Hikari…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2015
JefferysToys1 San Fransisco toy store “Jeffery’s Toys” a downtown landmark (located at 685 Market) that has been in business 60 years will be closing their doors soon because of an unreasonable rent increase.  The toy store that has been in the family for three generations will be closing in a months time as their rent was…

 

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…

 

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