Tag: Convention


by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2009
Starting June 1st, 2009, SOTA Toys will begin accepting pre-orders through our website (www.sotatoys.com) for our San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives.  We understand that not everyone will be able to attend the show, or don’t want to carry big bulky items around… now you don’t have to miss out on these limited edition exclusive products.  Pre-order…


by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2009
Hasbro’s excited to announce that Transformers fans attending BotCon 2009 in Pasadena, California, later this month (May 28-31) will have the opportunity to be some of the first fans anywhere to buy all-new Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen movie toys!  Starting on Thursday, May 28, attendees can purchase the new movie toys at the Transformers…


by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2009
This update was posted today to Matty’s Facebook page: Hey toy fans, With the news of our SDCC figures spreading all over the web, thought I’d take a moment to clarify some questions fans had. 1: Yes, these are our SDCC figures. It was not an April Fool’s joke. (but we did get some of…


by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2009
New York- Toy Fair 2009 was abuzz with excitement when Mezco Toyz announced that their popular Mez-itz line, first introduced as 2.5inch figures in 2002, would be resized into 6inch vinyl figures. Although the first of these new deluxe Mez-Itz will not be available until July, fans designer vinyl toys are in for a very…


by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2009
Mattel announced today on Matty’s Facebook page the line-up today of their 2009 San Diego Comic Con exclusives.  Many of them will also be available on MattyCollector.com after the show, however some elements from some of the sets will be exclusive to the conversions.    DC UNIVERSE Classics WONDER TWINS 2 pack Form of an…


by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2009
March, 14, 2009 ( Shawnee KS ) – Cast-a-Way Toys is coming back to the FX International Toy Show! April 17-19, Cast-a-Way Toys will launch their newest line of Retro-style action-figures. Cast-a-Way will be debuting Lee Falk’s iconic PHANTOM as a new 8-inch scaled action figure, bringing the King Features, and arguably the first modern…


by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 7, 2009
More updates straight from the NYCC floor…  


by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2009
The gang over at Newsarama is reporting the WizardWorld has canceled their 2009 conventions in Los Angeles and Dallas, Texas.   The Los Angeles show was scheduled for March.  You can read their developing story here.  


by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2009
Unprecedented Demand for New Digital Play Experiences Drives Aggressive, New Initiative For World’s #1 Toy Manufacturer LAS VEGAS, Jan 08, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel announced today at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Kids@Play Summit that it will be transforming the company’s online strategy from brand Web site platform to interactive programming and content…


by Daniel Pickett
November 24, 2008
That’s what it looks like.  I had this link emailed to me today. Check it out and see if you have the extra scratch laying around to pick up the tab of the biggest gaming convention out there. You better hurry, it looks like there might already be an offer pending. Gen Con For Sale….


by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…


by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Here’s Mike’s report from the floor at Comic Con on the new product shown at the Diamond Select Toys. DST’s Ultimate Quarter Scale Line– Shipping Winter 2008 – $79.99 Darth Maul Obi Wan Kenobi (A New Hope)  Han Solo in Hoth Gear (The Empire Strikes Back)  Indiana Jones (with Fertility Idol)  MiniMates Secret Invasion…