Tag: Comic Con

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Weta, New Zealand’s multi Academy Award winning visual effects house will be traveling to California to meet the fans at the 2008 Comic Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. Weta will be showing for the first time their full ranges of collectible sculptures from Disney’s The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian and BBC’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2008
Yesterday’s announcement from Mattel on their upcoming collector’s website was a bombshell of joy for most collectors, but now the questions arise on how it will work and what does it mean to all of us rabid collectors?  I know I had quite a few questions and I was seeing more on our message boards,…

 

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 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
Underground Toys are proud to be representing the BBC Doctor Who and Torchwood toy lines as well as promoting many other toys at the world’s largest gathering of entertainment fans – the San Diego Comic Con (July 24 – 27). Here is some great news for fans of the Doctor Who shows . We will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2008
Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles (DST) is excited to announce plans to once again participate in the annual Blood Drive at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con!  To emphasize the importance of giving blood, Diamond Select will be donating a limited edition exclusive Battlestar Galactica Season 3 Chief Tyrol figure as a giveaway for participating donors!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2008
Get ready for a Cylon invasion at this July’s San Diego Comic Con because Diamond Select Toys has unveiled plans for an exclusive "Valley of Darkness" Cylon Centurion!  Based on the bloody second season episode, these nonstop murderous machines are sure to make a killing! Only available at the Diamond Select Toys booth (#2607) during…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2008
Los Angeles – June 9, 2008:  Huckleberry Toys is pleased to announce the first series release of it’s McDonald’s McDonaldland action figures will occur at the San Diego Comic Con in July, with distribution at nationwide retail to follow in August. Huckleberry made an exclusive run of figures utilizing the original artwork found on the…

 

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
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 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 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 20, 2008
2008 marks the return of one of the most important super-teams in the history of the Marvel Universe, and now Diamond Select Toys is bring the Invaders to San Diego Comic Con as never before!  Exclusively available at the biggest convention of the year, DST is proud to announce the all-new Invaders Minimates Box Set!…

 

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
April 23, 2008
Back in February while I was NYC covering Toy Fair my girlfriend volunteered to cover the local Gallifrey I Dr. Who convention here in LA.  It was a little quiet on the Sunday she attended, but there were some interesting panels, sites and costumes… even a Tardis Tissue cozy!  So I present to you an…

 

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