Tag: Convention


by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2010
Diamond Comic Distributors and Wizard Entertainment have announced a renewal of its strategic partnership, with several new initiatives planned for 2010. The first event for both companies will be tied to Wizard’s Philadelphia Comic Con, with Diamond hosting a trade only event for retailers. At Wizard’s Philadelphia Comic Con, Diamond will host a hospitality suite…


by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2009
Villains beware, or this song bird will take you down with her infamous Canary Cry!  BLACK CANARY™ DELUXE’s costume includes a pewter faux leather bodysuit under a glossy faux leather jacket with intricate lace-up detailing down the sleeves.  Sultry thigh-high glossy lace-up boots, mesh armbands, choker, and trademark fishnet tights complete the look.   BLACK…


by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2009
AFi Comic Con Coverage Teaser #3- Toy Guru’s Weekend  


by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2009
SDCC 09 Coverage on AFi- We’re Ready…Are you?  #1  


by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2009
Today the official website for Comic Con International posted a list of the 2009 exclusives for the show.  This is NOT a complete list yet, so far it’s only four pages long,  but starts as a good guide to how much money you will need to bring with you to the con and what lines…


by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.     Q1.  Thank you so much for the Giganta C&C figure for Wave 8 of DCU:C! Can we get some more Wonder Woman characters in the line? Cheetah? Circe? Hippolyta? Dr. Psycho?…


by Daniel Pickett
July 6, 2009
Marvelous Team-Up Offers Items Online at Toysrus.com and In-Show at Entertainment Earth Booth #2343 with a Special Appearance by Todd McFarlane   Attention Marvel Zombies, members of the DC Nation, video game fanatics and everyone else descending on San Diego: Starting Wednesday, July 22, Toys“R”Us will turn its attention to Comic-Con International, for the first…


by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
Snow White-Inspired ‘Heart Box’ Is First in Collection to Be Previewed at Comic-Con and D23 Expo               BURBANK, Calif. (June 9, 2009) –Bringing together the masterful storytelling of Disney with the renowned artistry of eFX Inc., an all-new line of limited-edition collectibles will be unveiled this September, inspired by some of Disney’s classic films…


by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2009
June 8th 2009 – NY – Wizard World returns to Philadelphia June 19th-21st and Shocker Toys will be in full force at Booth# 509 with new products showcasing and bringing big announcements, sneaks and exclusives to the event. Sam Keith’s MTV The Maxx Exclusive will be ready to throw down at the Wizard show, and…


by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2009
  The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest Pre-Comic Con Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.  Q1. Will we EVER see the release of Marvel Legends figures that were previewed as prototypes such as Classic Storm, Valkyrie, Silver…


by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2009
Santa Monica, CA – May 28, 2009 – Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that the Transformers™: Revenge of the Fallen video game will be showcased at BotCon 2009, the official TRANSFORMERS fan convention, which is being held at the Pasadena Convention Center from May 28 – 31.  Consumers can visit the Activision booth…


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…