Tag: comics

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2008
Just before the holidays I got a package from Mattel.  One of the most surprising things in the box was a carded sample from DC Universe Classics Wave 7. The week before the holidays,  I had visited a local comic shop that is located up the street from Mattel HQ.  On display in the shop,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 26, 2008
It’s getting hard for a news website to keep up with it all!  Below you will see the new images of the new Movie Masters figures, but in addition to that Mattel and MattyCollector launched a new Facebook page for Matty. If you are signed up with Facebook you can find his profile here- Matty’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 12, 2008
 For the past couple of  years, right around the holidays, Mattel headquarters here in Southern California opens a big holiday clearance tent sale in the parking lot behind their campus.   They have a retail store on site too and also open a few regional stores for the month of December, but the tent sale really deals…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2008
Here it is folks:     

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2008
This news was just posted over at MattyCollector.com: As we get closer to 2009, (when MattyCollector.com will really take off with new product every month!) we finally have on-sale dates to announce. Here are the first batch of items to look forward to in 2009! (more details will be revealed in early December!) DCUC Adam…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2008
Just as promised MattyCollector.com updated this week with an AWESOME update that includes DC Universe Classics Wave 8: Big news here on MattyCollector.com. In addition to moving closer to having our DCU brand pages up (look for those in December with release calendars and picture archives!), we are thrilled to announce the premier of WAVE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2008
Below are the DC Direct solicitations for items shipping June 2009.  It includes on the most anticipated lines that DC Direct has ever announced.    ACTION FIGURES   HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES BASED ON THE ART OF GEORGE PÉREZ The first in an ongoing line of action figures that spans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2008
October 15, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacture sell-in of DC HeroClix®: Arkham Asylum.  WizKids’ entire inventory of Arkham Asylum, releasing October 22, has been completely sold in to distribution in North America due to overwhelming preorder sales.  DC HeroClix: Arkham Asylum brings BATMAN’s most dangerous villains to players’ tabletops to re-wage the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2008
Gaaaaaaah!   There was NO new JLU for so long and now there is SOOOO much new JLU goodness I can hardly stand it!   To think that this line was so close to canceled last summer, and now to already have 17 1/2 new figures so far is amazing! I just got a the…

 

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 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…

 

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