Tag: Classic TV

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2014
Tonner66Catwoman1 Today Tonner debuted their new Catwoman figure based on Julie Newmar from the 1966 TV classic “Batman.”    This 16″ limited edition figure comes in her trademark black costume with a removable mask that reveals an uncanny sculpt likeness. Features include: Dressed Tonner Character Figure™ Face includes hand-painted details Fine quality vinyl and hard plastic Julie…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2014
MattyAFiLogo.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.   Mattel has changed the guidelines for these Q&As so they only involve items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2014
~ Pop! Animation: Rocky & Bullwinkle ~ ~ Pop! Animation: Mr. Peabody & Sherman ~ Pop! Animation “Hokey Smoke!“ How cute are these?! These classic characters truly make the perfect Pop!’s! Rocky’s teeth are too much! And we love the glasses on Mr. Peabody & Sherman!

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2014
ScreenHunter_260 Jan. 15 14.37 Warner Brothers made the interesting choice of letting Conan O’Brien break the news to the public via Twitter.   Just an hour ago Conan post the following tweet and image to his account and official website:   The DVD rights to the classic TV show have been a legal nightmare for decades.   Many fans have been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2013
Wave one of Figures Toy Company‘s Batman Mego-repros have hit and all of the reviews I’ve seen have been very positive (my set is wrapped and under the Christmas tree).   This week Figures Toy Co shows us new pictures of the first wave of 8″ retro figures based on the 1966 Classic TV Batman.    Wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2013
y3221_001b_newsPage.jpg Even though the November sale is only  a few hours old, Mattel has just released the information on their December MattyCollector.com sale.   With the Bat-belt, Ghostbusters wand AND Castle Grayskull December has the potential to be the most expensive Matty month EVER! This month we wrap up a couple of lines and welcome a long-awaited…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2013
66Bat2PkClimbArnold1 A few weeks back I wrote a story here about running into some of the Mattel staff and them telling me to pass on that their Classic TV 1966 Batman line was not ending after the Catwoman figure, but would still live on (you can read that original story here).   The main thrust of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2013
I was out and about this week and ran into a couple of members of Mattel’s boys retail team and we got onto the topic of Yvonne Craig signing her likeness rights deal with Warner Brothers.  While they did not tell me any specifics they did tell me that the Classic TV 66 Batman stuff…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2013
The gang over at Zica sent over the card art for their upcoming “Six Million Dollar Man” vintage-esque 3.75″ figures for me to show you: These figures are expected in the Fall of 2013.   You can preorder them now from the gang at Big Bad Toy Store,

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2013
Batusi1_003_newsPage.jpg Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2013
NECA66BatmanWIP1-500x524.jpg If you don’t follow NECA’s Twitter feed and Facebook page then you are missing out on a world of news and information.   They are constantly giving an inside look at their products with WIP shots, how the packaging is coming together and what came in the mail from the factory on a given day.  All…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
BatmanClassicTVSeries1-500x523.jpg “Sock! Pow! Whap!” For decades, those words were synonymous with comic books in the mainstream media, thanks to the fan-favorite depiction of comic book images in the DC Comics 1960s Batman Classic TV Series. Today, Diamond Select Toys (DST) is proud to announce it has teamed up with Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), on behalf…

 

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