Tag: Convention

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2007
DHElfquestBust1 This year’s San Diego Comic Con will be host to a groundbreaking and thrilling new event entitled “The Hunt: A Minimate Adventure.”  This scavenger hunt will push teams of fans to their creative limits in the search for the ultimate Minimate Adventurer – with the grand prize winners receiving fantastic prizes, including a year’s supply…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2007
mezco.gif Mezco Toyz has ton of great things for SDCC 2007. For sale at the booth are limited editions of the following: LDD Resurrection, celebrating some  of the most popular characters with new twisted designs; featuring Posey,  Kitty, Lottie and Sybil. The Goonies Copper Bones 1:1 scale movie prop  replica made of cold cast poly resin….

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2007
sdccDSTMZ2pack A few days ago NECA announced many of their exclusives for the summer convention season, but one of the items that has remained hidden from public view has been the Masters of the Universe Classic Colors He-Man Mini-Statue…until now!  This limited edition Mini-Statue from NECA and Four Horsemen Studios is decorated in the classic colors…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2007
l_6300b8dbf9ee41ad2929c75012fb9518 The latest San Diego Comic Con exclusive has been announced and Marvel Zombies fans will not be disappointed.  Following up on the success of the Marvel Zombies Minimate Box Set containing zombie-fied versions of classic super-heroes like Spider-Man and Wolverine, an all-new Minimate two-pack featuring Zombie Daredevil and Zombie Giant Man will be available exclusively…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2007
Happy Memorial Day from AFI!!! Once again Monogram Direct has revealed their next two 2007 Comic Con exclusives on their official MySpace page.  Wonder Woman is the third in a series SDCC Exclusive Justice League Unlimited brass paperweights. If you missed out on the first two, Batman and Superman, they will also be available at yjr Monogram booth this year…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 23, 2007
4HHoG2 -Never-before-seen models and toys, launch of two special consumer promotions mark milestone for the world’s leading construction toy maker’s first and most successful license-   LOS ANGELES (May 24, 2007) – New products, life-sized models, promotions and contests designed to fete the 30th Anniversary of Star Wars™, the first license in LEGO Group history, will…

 

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