Tag: Convention

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Weta, New Zealand’s multi Academy Award winning visual effects house will be traveling to California to meet the fans at the 2008 Comic Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. Weta will be showing for the first time their full ranges of collectible sculptures from Disney’s The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian and BBC’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Shocker Toys steps up with the hottest exclusive figures this summer: Metalocalypse Limited to 500 sets, selling for $80 and available only at San Diego Comic Con Booth #3849. This all-new line features fully painted vinyl action figures of Dethklok, the undisputed greatest animated metal band in the galaxy featured on Adult Swim’s hit series,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Hey toy fans of all ages, Well it is that time again. Mattel is gearing up for our really big show down in San Diego at the annual Comic Con July 23-27th 2008. We’ll be there in full force with the largest booth presence we’ve ever had to meet and greet toy fans of all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2008
Get ready for a Cylon invasion at this July’s San Diego Comic Con because Diamond Select Toys has unveiled plans for an exclusive "Valley of Darkness" Cylon Centurion!  Based on the bloody second season episode, these nonstop murderous machines are sure to make a killing! Only available at the Diamond Select Toys booth (#2607) during…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2008
Hurley, NY (June 16, 2008) – TONNER today announced the world premier launch of one of the gaming industry’s most recognized personality as a TONNER CHARACTER FIGURE at Wizard World Chicago in TONNER booth #1012. The newest TONNER CHARACTER FIGURE will debut on June 26, 2008 at Wizard World Chicago to an audience of approximately…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2008
2008 marks the return of one of the most important super-teams in the history of the Marvel Universe, and now Diamond Select Toys is bring the Invaders to San Diego Comic Con as never before!  Exclusively available at the biggest convention of the year, DST is proud to announce the all-new Invaders Minimates Box Set!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2008
Back in February while I was NYC covering Toy Fair my girlfriend volunteered to cover the local Gallifrey I Dr. Who convention here in LA.  It was a little quiet on the Sunday she attended, but there were some interesting panels, sites and costumes… even a Tardis Tissue cozy!  So I present to you an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2008
Two New Figures Will Be Available Only at San Diego Comic-Con   This just in: McFarlane Toys announced over the weekend that they will have two exclusive Halo 3 figures at this year’s Comic-Con International, July 24-27 at the San Diego Convention Center. A special edition Spartan Soldier EVA "HellSpartan" will be sold together with…

 

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
  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.  …

 

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