Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2008
Second Chapter of “Watchmen” Motion Comics Now Available on iTunes and other Digital Distributors   Burbank, Calif., October 8, 2008 – Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution today announced the renowned graphic album “Batman: Black & White” and graphic novel “Superman: Red Son” are being developed into short-form digital Motion Comics.  In addition the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2008
Looks like Minimates are about to enter a War Zone of their very own!  Based on this year’s Marvel sequel, the Punisher returns to the Marvel Minimates line with this Punisher: War Zone Minimates Box Set! Due out on December 5, Punisher: War Zone reunites us with Frank Castle – this time played by Rome‘s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2008
Some of the most ground-breaking and innovative comic book characters in history will be coming to Diamond Select Toys in 2009!  Based on the immortal works of Will Eisner, we are very excited to announce a new line of Minimates featuring none other than Denny Colt – more famously known as The Spirit! Beginning in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2008
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1) Why was the Holiday Hal Jordan figure included in Mattel’s JLU showcase at SDCC? If he’s such a no-no(from DC/WB’s point of view), then why put him in there? Was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2008
Mattel has been busy this week sending out new images of upcoming DC Universe product.  Here’s a round up so you know where to look for all the new goodies:   Raving Toy Maniac has the Wave V DCU Classics carded images. This is the Walmart exclusive wave.   You can see them by clicking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2008
There are few things that I have anticipated this year more than LEGO Batman: The Videogame!  Now the wait is over and it comes out tomorrow.  See below for all the information on the game plus the newly released launch trailer:   LEGO Batman: The Videogame is the latest game from the award-winning team behind…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2008
These are the DC Direct Solicitations for items in store May 2009.  It includes and extension of the Superman/Batman line and one of the most anticipated Statues in comic book history!   ACTION FIGURES   SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 7 ACTION FIGURES DESIGNED BY SHANE DAVIS The popular Superman/Batman series of action figures hits lucky 7! From…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2008
Order Now to Ensure Receipt of an Un-Numbered Secret Invasion “Super Skrull Illuminati” Figure September 12, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. proudly announces that for the first time in the history of the “Buy it by the Brick” program, the company will be reprinting a brick figure –  the Super Skrull: Illuminati from Marvel HeroClix:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2008
Ole’ Matty comes through again and sent us packaged pictures of the fourth wave of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics line, including the variants and KB exclusives.  Sonic Arm Cyborg and Maskless Batman Beyond are the exclusives for KB stores. Captain Atom Gold and Silver will be at a 50/50 ratio, Artemis will be a chase…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2008
August 20, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. is pleased to announced that it has sold out of numbered Marvel HeroClix: Secret Invasion “Buy it by the Brick” Super Skrull: Illuminati figures and has begun taking orders towards a first-ever brick figure reprint. Secret Invasion is the second “Buy it by the Brick” program sell out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2008
Here is the latest solicitation information from DC COMICS:   ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE NEW FRONTIER BOX SET DESIGNED BY DARWYN COOKE  Following the success of the direct-to-DVD feature Justice League: The New Frontier, this box set features reproductions of the best-selling figures based on the miniseries and graphic novels by Eisner Award-winning creator…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2008
You’ve heard people talk about it, you’ve seen the slide show we  posted, now see the panel in it entirety!   AFI Abby did an amazing job filming the panel and then cutting it together with the slides so all of you can feel like you were there in the room.   We have posted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Here’s Mike’s report from the floor at Comic Con on the new product shown at the Diamond Select Toys. DST’s Ultimate Quarter Scale Line– Shipping Winter 2008 – $79.99 Darth Maul Obi Wan Kenobi (A New Hope)  Han Solo in Hoth Gear (The Empire Strikes Back)  Indiana Jones (with Fertility Idol)  MiniMates Secret Invasion…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
This one is a little tricker because Mattel’s booth was still closed so Mike was looking at the BACK of the figures through the display so we can’t vouch 100% on this list.  But here’s what Mike thinks he saw new for the Mattel 3 3/4" DC Infinite Heroes line: Dr. Fate The Spectre Lex…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Preview Night hasn’t even begun yet, but once again Mike aka SDComics our "man on the inside" has give us a BUNCH of scoops of what you will see when the doors open tonight!   Marvel Legends  WalMart Exclusive Wave- Ares Build-a-figure wave (8 figures) Kang (looks like it’s a re-release of the Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2008
 It’s only about 48 hours until Preview Night begins for San Diego Comic Con 2008, and the guys at Four Horsemen Toy Design want you to pay them a visit at the big show.    The Four Horsemen will again be sharing a booth at Comic Con with their old pals at AFX (http://www. ActionFigureXpress.com)….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
ACTION FIGURES   JLA CLASSIFIED: CLASSIC SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES Based on the art of Ed McGuinness Some of the most requested DC Direct action figures are back by popular demand! These classic interpretations of some of the core Justice League characters have been revamped and reactivated with enhanced, revised colors.   Perfect for both…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
  This year’s San Diego Comic Con promises to be one of the largest undertakings in geek and pop-culture history!  DST’s plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, contests, panels, a blood drive, free giveaways and the launch of a brand new website!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2008
Cool Comic Con 08 exclusives continue to be revealed.   This time, it is the Mattel Hot Wheel’s 1966 Batman 3-pack of vehicles.  This set will be sold at the Hot Wheels booth at Comic Con will be $30 and comes with The Batmobile, Batcycle and Batgirl’s Batcycle!        This has some great…

 

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