Tag: Comic Con


by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2012
Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…


by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2011
You’ve seen the figure loose, but here she is in her rabbit hole: the Alice Minimate! The first toy from the long-awaited sequel to "American McGee’s Alice" will debut at the Diamond Select Toys booth (#2607) at San Diego Comic-Con in her single-figure box, and will be the only Minimate made for the game. This…


by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2011
Famed Brazilian Artist Mike Deodato Jr. To Be Premier Guest of Honor NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2011 – Gareb Shamus, President and CEO of Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD)(“Wizard World”), today announced the addition of a Los Angeles Comic Con to Wizard World’s 2011 lineup.  The show will take place on Sept. 24-25,…


by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2011
Forget that grainy, shaky recorded-off-the-TV-with-a-cell-phone video that was posted today.  G4 and Attack of the Show have posted the segment today with the Mattel 2011 Comic Con reveals on their site for all to see.  Here it is.     Video Games – E3 2011 – AOTS Exclusive We will have more news, pictures and information…


by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2011
MoLarr_Skeltor.jpg Mattel has announced a special sale for Masters of the Universe fans tomorrow:   MOTU Fans, Run, Skeletor®, run … Mo-Larr, Eternian Dentist, is back in two brand new episodes of Robot Chicken! The first airs during the Season 5 premiere on Cartoon Network Sunday, January 9th. The second one airs the following Sunday, January…


by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Jan. 3, 2011) – Two veteran New York marketing executives are joining forces to open a new full-service advertising and marketing firm, Bonfire Agency, LLC, specializing in helping brands target highly influential but difficult to engage pop culture consumers.  This demo, labeled by some as geek or comic culture, is comprised of incredibly passionate and…


by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: November 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Orb of Power  “energy transfusing” sword  Split sword of power Removable cape and armor Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: This is the November 2010 Quarterly Bonus Figure. The is the 2nd release of King Grayskull.   He was…


by Daniel Pickett
October 18, 2010
Did you miss out on any of the 2010 DC Direct Convention exclusives? Most of you know that Graphitti was selling DC Direct SDCC exclusives, but today we recived word from them that they now have the 2010 NYCC exclusive White Lantern Hal Jordan and the light up power rings for sale on their site….


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…