Tag: California


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…


by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2015
BlizzCon_Costumes Blizzard Entertainment’s massive gaming convention and community celebration takes over the Anaheim Convention Center November 6–7 Tickets on sale April 15 and April 18 IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Get ready for two days of nonstop Blizzard gaming with a few thousand of your closest friends. Blizzard Entertainment today announced that its ninth BlizzCon® will be turning the…


by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2015
Super7SDstore3 If you are in the Southern California area the Gang at Super7 wants to invite you to the Grand Opening of their brand new San Diego location! The cat’s out of the bag! Super7 is excited to open our new location in sunny San Diego, California! This Friday the 13th, join us for the grand…