Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2008
ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 3 ACTION FIGURES Designed by Ed Benes It’s here – the third series based on the popular DC Comics series, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, written by New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer and illustrated by Ed Benes! Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash and Geo-Force are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 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:     Q1. Will there be any variations on the SDCC exclusives (Like clear Man-Bat or slimy Grundy) A: King Grayskull will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2008
Collector Favorite Gets A Heroic Upgrade   Released as a Hot Wheels® 2007 New Models edition, the 1966 TV Series Batmobile™ was an instant sensation with collectors — but harder to find than the elusive Batcave™. We got the message like a Bat Signal™ on a dark night… and POW! BAM! WHOMP! Here’s a special…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2008
Before they were Mighty, before they were New, before they were Disassembled – they were the Avengers!  Banding together to combat threats too great for one hero to handle alone, the Avengers were created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1963 and went on to become one of the Marvel Universe’s premiere super-teams.  Now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2008
  Don’t forget, today is free comic book day.   There’s a lot of great books to be had this year as well as an Iron Man HeroClix and a pair of Star Wars miniatures.   For a complete listing of what’s available, check out this list.   If you don’t know where your local comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2008
Our good friend Vader has updated the DCUC Archive with a TON of great pictures of the new reveals shown over the weekend at NYCC.  There are a lot of close-ups and turnarounds of everything that was shown. Be sure and hop over and see all of the awesomeness. 

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2008
  SPAWN 33 ONLINE FEATURE GOES LIVE Figures In Stores Now! SPAWN Series 33: Age of Pharaohs, was inspired by classic Egyptian mythology, transporting the SPAWN mythos to the dynasties of ancient gods and timeless legends. Today, McFarlane Toys take the shroud off our Age of Pharaohs online feature, revealing treasures to rival the tomb…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2008
SWAMP THING: THE SERIES VOL. 2 ARRIVES ON DVD JULY 15TH, 2008 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY  experience edge-of-your-seat suspense from this cult tv series in a 4-dvd box set packed with the first 25 episodes OF SEASON 3! LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA …. “The swamp is my world. It is who I am; it is what I…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Update! AFI "Man of Action" Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga sends in more pics from the con floor!     Update! AFI reader Sam "79bats" Freij sends in these pics from the con floor! More to come tonight!                        We had several friends sitting in on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Iron Cow has returned from Day One of New York comic con and uploaded all of his pictures and we have labeled EVERYONE OF THEM so you actually KNOW what you are looking at.   Check out the latest from: Mattel, Hasbro, DC Direct, Mezco, The Four Horsemen and much more! Click here to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2008
Just got a call from the floor of NYCC.   On display at the DCD booth: New Gods/Kirby Wave II- Superman, Big Barda, Kalibak and Metron (without a chair)   Also a 13" Movie Rorschach is on display.   The 6" Rorschach figure has two clear plastic clip on face plates that change the pattern…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2008
  Matt "Iron Cow" Cauley, our man on the inside just sent us this image of the of the Watchmen movie figures: Silk Spectre and  Ozymandias (with a little bit of Rorschach).     

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2008
We getting closer to the release of the Dark Knight product release.   Mattel anticipated that the product should be hitting the first week of May, however our own Jeff Cope reported finding the Movie Masters line at a Toys R Us in Ohio today. Let’s take a closer look at the Four Horseman sculpted Dark…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
The third annual New York Comic Con opens Friday and we’re excited to bring you and up close look at this year’s show, special events and some of the new products on display throughout this weekend’s must-see convention!   EVENTS: MiniMates Panel Friday 04/18/08 @ 7:00 PM – 1E03 Join Diamond Select Toys’ Director Chuck…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
  SCOOP WEEK – SCOOP #1  As you may recall from our anniversary last year we ran something called "Scoop Week" for the week leading up to our launch day anniversary.   We knew that light be tricky this year since NYCC falls on the same week and many companies are planning to reveal new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2008
This just in from Diamond Select Toys:  Marvel Minimates Series 19 and 20 delivered core members of the Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man casts and increased the number of Marvel Minimates released to over 150.  Not to be outdone in 2008, we have the next waves of two-inch block figures ready to knock your socks off!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2008
ToplessRobot.com has a fun feature on the 10 Most Needless Action Figure Additions. It’s a fun read.  See if you agree with #1, then come back here and make your own list in the forums.  And, while you’re over there also check out The 10 Star Wars Toys that Unintentionally Look Like Other Celebrities written…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
On Saturday I spent a few hours wandering around Wizard World LA.  It’s still a very small show, so it was a perfect time to introduce my daughter to the world of comic book conventions.  She even went in costume!   We ran into a few special folks, such as Aaron Douglas aka Chief Tyrol…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2008
ACTION FIGURES SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 6 ACTION FIGURES The best-selling action figure line continues with its sixth set of figures, this time based on the popular story arc Enemies Among Us,illustrated by Ethan Van Sciver!Each figure features multiple points of articulation and abase.Clamshell 4/C blister card packaging.Advance-solicited; on sale November 5, 2008 * Action Figures* PIFigures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2008
NECA announced this awesome exclusive today on their MySpace page:   NECA’s2008 convention season kicks off with the 3rd annual New York Comic Con April 18 – 20th 2008! This year, NECA has a very special exclusive, and a very special guest. Peter Laird, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, will be appearing at…

 

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