Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2013
The long wait is over! This week, New Toy Day will finally bring to the masses Series 1 of Battle Beasts Minimates! With characters and paint schemes exclusive to comic shops and specialty stores, plus new packaging with artwork by Dan Brereton, this assortment of Diamond Select Toys’ most detailed Minimates ever is not to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2013
diamondseelctlogo.jpg Timonium, MD – Diamond Comics Distributors announced today that Diamond Select Toys ranked first among all collectable toy manufacturers in sales to the comic book specialty market for the year 2012.  The ranking was based on toy sales to over 3,500 comic book shops and specialty stores serviced by DCD, primarily in North America. DST’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
AkaneiroLogo-500x250.png I don’t always post comic book news to the front page, but this project is written by our old friend (and Toy Fare Editor) Justin Aclin!  Behold!   JANUARY 9, MILWAUKIE, OR–Following up on last week’s Kickstarter launch of Spicy Horse’s upcoming ARPG, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, Spicy Horse Studios and Dark Horse Comics announce that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
CBG-1699.jpg Sad news for the comic and pop culture industry.  After 42 years of publishing, CBG aka Comic Buyers Guide will cease publication with their March 2013 issue.  This issue is already “put to bed” so there will not be any tribute or special edition to mark the passing of this industry giant.  The announcement is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 7, 2012
12DaysOfGifting_comixology-500x62.jpg Visit www.comixology.com every day to find out what the new free comic is during comiXology’s Twelve Days of Gifting! December 7th, 2012 – New York, New York – ComiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web, is getting into the holiday spirit this year…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2012
This past week I got an email from Jared Z. about a kickstarter figure campaign that will appeal to fans of the Eaglemoss metal figures, the Golden Age of comics and fans of the weird: This is a figurine of an offbeat Golden Age character called Stardust the Super Wizard, originally created by the infamous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2012
DHSWBFri2012-500x289.jpg For 72 hours, Dark Horse Digital will offer 153 single-issue Star Wars comics for $100! A savings of over $370! November 16, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics is rocking Black Friday madness with a very exclusive limited offer to its digital comics readers… Feast your optic sensors on this year’s Black Friday MegaBundle: Next weekend only,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
Do you have what it takes to be voted #1 in a costume contest? Enter in one of 13 categories! If so, you’ll want to enter your best costume in the new photo contest dubbed—The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever!— sponsored by Halloween ComicFest, a celebration of the month-long October Halloween events at your local…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2012
The Battle Beasts have invaded San Francisco in the pages of IDW’s comic book mini-series, and now they’re invading Zoo York! Diamond Select Toys will hold a Battle Beasts signing at their booth at New York Comic-Con with Brooklyn-based artist Ulises Farinas, the artist behind the wraparound cover (and the SDCC exclusive cover) for Battle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2012
After years of planning, Diamond Select Toys has opened up pre-orders for their first series of Battle Beasts Minimates! Appearing in the September issue of Previews, the first series of specialty figures will follow the IDW Publishing comic book mini-series, with characters and color schemes that will only be found at comic shops and specialty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
This September, the world of Minimates will be invaded by zombies! The first series of Minimates based on the Walking Dead comic book by Robert Kirkman is scheduled to hit in September, and Diamond Select Toys is already hard at work on the second series, slated for a November release. Like the first assortment, every…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
Adult Swim Presents The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Trailer The gang at Robot Chicken takes on the DCU!  This new special featuring the Justice League, the Legion of Doom and so much more, airs September 9th on Cartoon Network.  

 

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