Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Hey toy fans of all ages, Well it is that time again. Mattel is gearing up for our really big show down in San Diego at the annual Comic Con July 23-27th 2008. We’ll be there in full force with the largest booth presence we’ve ever had to meet and greet toy fans of all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 the Marvel Team from Hasbro updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1. What are the chances of a 3 3/4 Iron Man in the Hulk movie line? Are there more 3 3/4 figures planned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:  Q1A: I would like to know if there are any plans for alternate masks for the joker goons in the Dark Knight Movie…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 29, 2008
AFI is pleased to unveil our first (but by no means last) Custom Action Figure Jam: The DCUC Custom Showcase! Shepherded by longtime AFI stalwart Ryan "The Superfly" Prast and ably assisted by Peter "Vader" Go, this debut gallery uses the Mattel DCUC line as a base for all sorts of crazy custom figures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2008
Ok, this is what you’ve been waiting for.  Prototype pictures are one thing, packaged shots are closer, but what about the finished product, out of the box? In the midst of work and the midnight Wall-e screening I went to last night, I managed to snap some loose shots of the figure from the first…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 27, 2008
In a nice surprise, the final Infinite Heroes figures and packaging by Mattel are here for your viewing enjoyment!  The production figures do look a bit nicer than the prototypes, and the selection is really, really crazy insane in terms of how deep they are going into the character selection right off the bat. Also…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2008
THE SCREAM FACTORY will be appearing at Wizard World Chicago, June 26-29 in booth 933, and will unveil a truly unique, amazingly massive and EXTREMELY limited collectible!   The ‘Treehugger’ statue is based on the monstrous characters from the hit mini-series BUMP, featuring a terrifying three dimensional recreation of one of the cannibalistic minions of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2008
The latest Marvel Select exclusive action figure has Big Bad Toy Store seeing Red!  Featuring the all-new, all-different Red Hulk as featured in current comics, this exclusive release delivers the massive-sized Red Hulk as never before!  Internet-based retailer Big Bad Toy Store will be the exclusive home of this crimson collectible, the first Marvel Select…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2008
Fans of DST’s Marvel Minimate universe will be pleased to learn that the next assortments of their favorite super heroes are heading their way later this year!  Series 23 and 24 will feature all-new characters, villains and costumes, making these assortments a must-have for any Marvel fan! Series 23 will contain several two-packs featuring characters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2008
DC Direct has provided us with the new solicitation information on items that should be in stores February 2009.       ACTION FIGURES   NEW GODS SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES Based on the art of Jack Kirby Hot on the heels of the acclaimed JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS hardcovers, Kirby’s art style is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2008
Shocker unleashes another exclusive 3" vinyl figure this summer MTV’s The Maxx Available only at San Diego Comic Con booth# 3849, 3948 this summer July  23-27th, MTV’s The Maxx mini is a runner up to a new Indie Spotlight  mini vinyl toy line. This all-new line will feature fully painted  vinyl action figures of the…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 5, 2008
Mattel sends us some pics today of their upcoming DC Infinite Heroes line of 3 3/4" action figures. These should be hitting stores soon this summer. Shown are the Commissioner Gordon and Swat Team 3-Pack, and the singles Shazam, Black Hand, Adam Strange, Black Adam, the Flash, Reverse Flash, Weather Wizard, Mirror Master, Hush, Captain…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2008
NY- Mezco Toyz, premier toy and collectible manufacturer, is lending a helping hand to those who are less fortunate; bulldogs. In February 2008, Mezco Toyz, the makers of the new Heroes action figures, sent a set of unpainted prototype test shot figures to the legendary 30 Rock (30 Rockefeller center) in NY to be displayed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2008
Fresh from Marvel’s latest paranoia-fueled comic event comes the greenest, used-to-be-deadest San Diego Comic Con exclusive of the year – the Marvel Select Skrull Elektra!  Featuring Elektra as a Skrull as well as an additional Skrull soldier, this limited two-pack brings the stars of Secret Invasion to your collection as never before! She may be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2008
Mattel has sent us some great images of all of their SDCC 2008 exclusive offerings.   Masters of The Universe King Grayskull King Grayskull will be available in his standard colors as well as a chase version showing him as a statue as Adam first encountered him.       DC Universe Classics LOBO with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2008
If you’ve ever seen one of the EagleMoss figures (either DC or Marvel) in person you know how good they look.   here is a new commercial to promote the DC figures.   These are being imported through Diamond. Here’s a cool new commercial for these figurines.     Another fun fact is that the DC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2008
SDCC Exclusive Miniature Alliance Secret Wars Spider-man & Hulk  Monogram International features as a salute to the 20 plus year anniversary of Secret Wars – 12 comic series everyone’s favorite classic super heroes Spider-man and Hulk. The story revolves around the plot: A godlike cosmic entity called the Beyonder has been observing the Earth-616 universe…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2008
Save UP TO 75 PERCENT! Starting Friday May 30th at 10:00am Mountain time, McFarlane Toys will be having a warehouse moving sale – and retail prices on literally everything will be significantly reduced! Prices as low as $1.50 – or savings up to 75 percent – on Spawn, dragons, 3-D Wall Art, sports and MUCH…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2008
NECA has been gradually trickling out the information on their 2008 Comic Con exclusives.  So far the have announced Exclusives based on Gears of War, Conan and their awesome TMNT line.   Check out the news and images below.   Carmine is Coming to San Diego   NECA Releases Images of the Gears of War…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2008
MILWAUKIE, OR—Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising and Dark Horse Comics are proud to present two magical products that are sure to provide hours of sleepless slumber parties this fall. Joss Whedon’s mythology comes alive with the official Buffy the Vampire Slayer Tarot Deck and the Buffy the Vampire Slayer “Conversations with Dead People” Board! Named…

 

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