Tag: Comic Con

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2010
This past week over on their new website, the Four Horsemen have been giving fans their first look at the new packaging for their highly anticipated Outer Space Men line. Shown below is the card-back (front side & rear side) for the regular edition version of the Outer Space Menfigure Astro-Nautilus: The Man from Neptune! Even though…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
Our friends over at CA Enterprises sent us the following news about their awesome 8" Mego-esque NYCC 10 exclusive figures featuring Captain Action and Dr. Evil.  These guys a super-limited edition, so if you are going to NYCC you had better make this one of your first stops! NY Comic Con is just around the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 4, 2010
We are happy to announce our exclusive figure sets for the New York Comic Con (October 8th, 9th & 10th) – The Outer Space Men: Beta Phase waves 1 & 2!  You’ve read rumors and speculation that we were going to be bringing the Outer Space Men to the New York Comic Con and may…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
   The Hasbro PR team sent out the following message out this morning regarding the SDCC exclusive versions of GI Joe’s Sgt. Slaughter: To the G.I. JOE fan community, The passion displayed since Comic-Con on fan-forums regarding the special edition Sgt. Slaughter figures has been truly remarkable.  It proves that there is a huge appetite…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2010
Pittsburgh, — Orangestone Promotions, Inc., promoters of  the Steel City Con (http://www.steelcitycon.com) is celebrating 21 years as Pennsylvania’s Largest Toy, Comic Book and Pop Culture Convention this August 6-8, 2010 at the Monroeville Convention Center.   The celebrity guest list continues to build as Pittsburgh gets ready to host a national level show.  In addition to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2010
  I know.  You guys might think I’m really milking this 5th Anniversary thing, but this interview has actually been several weeks in the making.   I first proposed this interview to Mattel back in April when it was revealed that there would not be a JLU exclusive for San Diego Comic Con 2010.  Scott…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2010
 The old saying goes, “If a door closes, a window opens.”  Well, Shocker Toys’ latest announcement is living proof of that adage.    The ‘Closed Door’:  Shocker’s Indie Spotlight Series One (The Maxx Series) is being retired.  Several big retailers like Hastings and Toys R Us have bought almost all of the entire remaining product…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2010
    Masters of the Universe® Mo-Larr vs Skeletor® Figures ($40) Mo-Larr was featured in the famous (infamous?) episode featured on the DVD release of Robot Chicken Season 2 where he chased down Skeletor® and relieved him of an impacted wisdom tooth, sans numbing agent. Skeletor® features a new head with missing tooth, Havok Staff,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2010
Filmmaking Legend Will Host Panel, Meet Fans, Sign Autographs NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 13, 2010 – Ilya Salkind, executive producer of the original Superman movie franchise, will make a special appearance at Anaheim Comic Con, Friday through Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center, meeting fans, signing autographs and hosting a panel (Saturday, 2…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2010
Scott from Mattel has posted some further details about the 2010 Mattel San Diego Comic Con Exclusives after the first round of exclusives have been revealed: Hey toy fans, Part 1 of what will be a 2-part story on Mattel’s SDCC exclusives just aired on G4’s Attack of the Show. Big thanks to Blair and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2010
Comic Book Legend Stan Lee To Conduct Free Limited Signing, Panel With Avi Arad And Photo-op Session At Anaheim Comic Con NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 12, 2010 – Stan Lee, the iconic comic book writer, editor, actor, producer, publisher, television personality, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics, will conduct a limited…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2010
Duo Who Played Sisters on hit TV Series “Charmed” to Appear in Anaheim Saturday, April 17 NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 9, 2010 – Actresses Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs, who both starred in the TV series “Charmed,” will appear at Anaheim Comic Con on Saturday, April 17, at the Anaheim Convention Center….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2010
Now that the segments have been shot Mattel is getting the official word out about when their 2010 Comic Con exclusives will be revealed on G4’s Attack of the Show. They even give out a few hints…. Toy Fans, Okay, everyone, we just got official confirmation that our SDCC product reveals are going to air…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2010
Free Magic: The Gathering M10 Half-Packs to All Attendees at Anaheim Comic Con Courtesy of Wizards of the Coast NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 7, 2010 – Wizards of the Coast will be distributing free half-packs of the popular Magic: The Gathering M10 trading cards at Anaheim Comic Con, April 16-18, 2010 at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2010
It’s Crazy! NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 7, 2010 – Children 10 and under attending Anaheim Comic Con, April 16-18, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center will receive a free Gogos Crazy Bones toy, courtesy of Irwin Toy.  The popular items will be distributed, while supplies last, at the Registration area upon arrival. Gogos…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2010
HURLEY, NY- March 16, 2010- TONNER reveals its C2E2 (April 16 – 18, McCormick Place – Chicago, IL ) Exclusive, "HUNTRESSTM  DELUXE" from their "DC Stars" line.   HUNTRESS DELUXE, is 17" tall, limited to only 200 pieces (certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Robert Tonner included) and will sell for $150.00 in TONNER booth number 425.   Fully authorized by DC Comics.

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2010
At ease, maggots! Official photography of Hasbro’s G.I. Joe 2010 Comic-Con Exclusive 3.75-inch Sgt. Slaughter action figures have arrived!   As announced at the Hasbro press event at Toy Fair 2010- Sgt. Slaughter will be the G.I. Joe exclusive for the con. Sarge has been one of the most requested figures in the Joe line….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2010
Pasadena Convention Center, May 28-30 F.A.M.E. LA , Vanguard Productions, and Animation Ink, in cooperation with Desert Wind Comics, announce the Los Angeles Rock’n Comic-Con 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center featuring Guest of Honor, legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan “The Man” Lee.  Stan will launch the major new convention with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.           Q1. Now that we’ve seen the perch for Screeech that’s packed with Evil-Lyn, any chance of getting a bundle of those for us to use with the already released Jayna, Beast…

 

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