Tag: comics

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2009
Gerard Way has managed to make quite a name for himself in the comics industry over the past year—racking up an Eisner for Best Limited Series, and a Harvey for Best New Series, for his breakthrough miniseries The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite. In tandem with series artist, multiple-Eisner winner Gabriel Bá, Way has created a bizarre…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2008
Over the holiday break I managed to sneak away from of my loved ones long enough to crank out this sneak peek feature on the upcoming DCUC Wave 7 Big Barda figure sculpted by the Four Horsemen.  You can check it out and see all of the pictures over at my blog. And if that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2008
  The day after Christmas Mattel and Matty dropped this bomb on JLU collectors all over the world: Hey JLU Collectors, We already revealed quite a lot at SDCC 2008 of our 2009 line up, but wanted to give everyone a little holiday treat before the New Year. Take a gander at the image! We…

 

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…

 

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