Tag: Convention

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Update! AFI "Man of Action" Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga sends in more pics from the con floor!     Update! AFI reader Sam "79bats" Freij sends in these pics from the con floor! More to come tonight!                        We had several friends sitting in on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Iron Cow has returned from Day One of New York comic con and uploaded all of his pictures and we have labeled EVERYONE OF THEM so you actually KNOW what you are looking at.   Check out the latest from: Mattel, Hasbro, DC Direct, Mezco, The Four Horsemen and much more! Click here to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
The third annual New York Comic Con opens Friday and we’re excited to bring you and up close look at this year’s show, special events and some of the new products on display throughout this weekend’s must-see convention!   EVENTS: MiniMates Panel Friday 04/18/08 @ 7:00 PM – 1E03 Join Diamond Select Toys’ Director Chuck…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
Following the breakout success of COF Roto Plush Series 1, Mezco revisits these horror icon’s softer side; *Freddy Krueger as seen in A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors sporting a dapper tuxedo.  *Jason from Friday the 13th Part 2 features the “sack mask” look he experimented with before settling on his hockey mask,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
A lot of our questions will be answered this coming weekend when NYCC launches, but even so, Mattel was able to squeeze in one more round of Q&A answers.  Thanks again to Toy Guru for fielding these.   Q1. So far as I’ve seen the SDCC exclusive hasn’t been revealed, but it is supposed to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
AFI’s Toy Fair 2008 Recap Video   To kick off the 3rd Anniversary Celebration here is a video we cut together of our Toy Fair  2008 video footage.  This video covers a little of everything and gives you a bit of flavor of walking around the Javits  Center .  I hope you dig it!   Thanks to "Cubby" for cutting it together.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2008
mattel Our friend Toy Guru has updated us on the pannels that Mattel will be participating in at New York Comic Con. Both panels will be on SATURDAY APRIL 19th. 11:00 – 12:00 Mattel and DC Comics – a heroic partnership. You’ve been a fan of Mattel’s popular DC toy lines, now find out the latest…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
On Saturday I spent a few hours wandering around Wizard World LA.  It’s still a very small show, so it was a perfect time to introduce my daughter to the world of comic book conventions.  She even went in costume!   We ran into a few special folks, such as Aaron Douglas aka Chief Tyrol…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
NY- Comic-Con returns to New York April18-20th and once gain Mezco will be thrilling collectors with an offering of collectibles exclusive to the event. Sure to excite East Coast collectors, Mezco will be offering notorious B.I.G. aka Christopher G. Wallace.  He’s an all-time great; an unparalleled storyteller, and a man whose talent can only be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2008
Wizard World Los Angeles announced that Kotobukiya, Japan’s number one collector toy company, will be hosting a special panel at 11 a.m. this Saturday (March 15) in Room 304, showcasing an exciting new line of statues. The panel, to be presented by Kotobukiya’s Frank Supiot and moderated by ToyFare Editor Zach Oat, promises to give…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2008
NECA announced this awesome exclusive today on their MySpace page:   NECA’s2008 convention season kicks off with the 3rd annual New York Comic Con April 18 – 20th 2008! This year, NECA has a very special exclusive, and a very special guest. Peter Laird, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, will be appearing at…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 15, 2008
Julius Marx is once again braving the cold, cold New York winter to bring you all the best news, pictures, and info from this year’s Toy fair extravaganza, while the rest of the AFI crew sits bundled up at home compiling it all back here for your enjoyment. Except for those of us in Texas,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2007
The 2008 Canadian 80s Toy Expo (http://www.80stoyexpo.com/) has been announced. It will be Sunday, March 16th at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel and Conference Centre.The show features 2 halls filled with dealers selling Transformers, Star Wars, GIJoe, Super Heroes, and tons of other Action Figures and collectibles. Many of the same dealers from the Action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2007
WizKids previously announced the“WizKids Convention Weekend” beginning on February 1 to February 3,2008, which brings the WizKids free-with-purchase convention giveaways to your local hobby and game stores.  But now, the “WizKids Convention Weekend” will now also offer DC HeroClix JOHNNY THUNDER limited edition figure.  Only available before at DC HeroClix events at Gen Con Indy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 6, 2007
December 6, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKidsInc. announces the “WizKids® Convention Weekend,” which brings WizKids free-with-purchase convention giveaways to local hobby and game stores! From February 1 to February 3, 2008,WizKids fans can get those hard-to-find WizKids giveaways — such as the Mighty Thor™, BATMAN and Vlad the Impaler — for the first time ever outside…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2007
  Our man SDComics is on the ground and running around at Preview Night currently.   He’s calling us with updates and we’ll have pictures later tonight.  But for now this is what he has seen and read about:   DC Direct Nothing is on display quite yet at the time of his call, but their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2007
Advanced Sale of Spider-Man Figures Offers Comic-Con Attendees Sneak Peek Before Main Launch in August Only 100 Hand-Numbered Spider-Man Figures Will Be Available at Comic-Con Beginning Wednesday, July 25 CARLSBAD, CA – July 24, 2007 – Bringing an entirely different look to comic icons people have known and loved for over five decades, Upper Deck…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2007
SDCCManBatliteup This year’s San Diego Comic Convention marks one of the largest undertaking in Diamond Select Toys’ history!  Plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, three celebrity guests, contests, a blood drive and “The Hunt” – the first ever Minimate scavenger hunt!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a summary of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2007
Weta Limited today confirmed what they will be showcasing at this years’ San Diego Comic Convention and which Weta Crew will be attending the five day show. Comic Con attendees will be the first people in the world to view four new pieces from a new soon-to-be released Weta Collectibles range. Public images of these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2007
You can pick up your pre-paid merchandise at the Entertainment Earth booth beginning when Comic-Con opens on Preview Night—Wednesday July 25, 2007 through 11:00 am on Sunday, July 29, 2007.   Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski is a real laid-back kind of guy.  He enjoys "bowling, driving, (and having) the occasional acid flashback."   In the classic…

 

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