Tag: Convention

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2012
davy-jones-monkees-150x150.jpg NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 – Wizard World, which produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking, mourns the passing of multimedia star Davy Jones, who died Wednesday in Florida.  Jones, best known as a star of “The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2012
Poster over on the official Gentle Giant blog: Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to announce our 2012 WonderCon exclusive… To celebrate the return of 1999′s Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3-D, Gentle Giant presents the special commemorative exclusive Yoda With 3-D glasses Mini Bust. This highly-detailed, film-accurate collectible puts the Jedi Master in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2012
We broke this news yesterday in our new episode of “Geek Shall Inherit” and our interview with the guys from EMCE.  Now here are all the details any pictures!   Legendary makeup artist’s figure and chair to be immortalized in 1/9 scale NEW YORK, February 21, 2012 – EMCE TOYS, the brand that revived the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2012
gijoecon2012tease2-150x150.jpg The following message was sent out by the G.I. Joe Collector Club: Please note that due to circumstances beyond our control with the anticipated venue for the convention, the dates of GIJoeCon will now be June 28-July 1 at a new venue, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. We apologize for any problems or issues this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2011
(BALTIMORE, MD) — (June 10, 2011) — For this year’s 2011 convention, PREVIEWS, the comic shop’s catalog, is offering several stunning exclusives in advance of this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (July 20-24) – seven extremely limited items that fans will want at the industry’s biggest pop culture mecca! Attendees are encouraged to drop by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2011
TRANSFORMERS Fans From Around the World to Experience “MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE” Brand Exhibition Of The Epic Global Entertainment Franchise PAWTUCKET, R.I. (May 31, 2011) – Thousands of fans from around the world will celebrate the enduring popularity of the iconic TRANSFORMERS brand from Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), as the 2011 TRANSFORMERS fan convention…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2011
I got an email today from our old friends at Graphitti Designs letting us know they  are selling the remaining Con Exclusive Brightest Day: Flash Action-Figures they have left from the Wondercon & C2E2.  Apparently they had some Batman figures and already blew through those, but The Flash is still available. Word on the street is these will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
 Thanks to our friends at Bif Bang Pow and EntertainmentEarth.com we have another exclusive reveal here at AFi.  This Venture Brother’s 2-pack was first shown at Toy Fair and will be sold at San Diego Comic Con 2011 as well at New York Comic Con 2011.  Now we have the added news that their packaging…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2011
Famed Brazilian Artist Mike Deodato Jr. To Be Premier Guest of Honor NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2011 – Gareb Shamus, President and CEO of Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD)(“Wizard World”), today announced the addition of a Los Angeles Comic Con to Wizard World’s 2011 lineup.  The show will take place on Sept. 24-25,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2011
Our intrepid reporter Mike Walker traversed almost the entire state of California, driving from San Diego up to San Francisco to attend WonderCon 2011 and do an interview about DC Universe Classics with the gang at Mattel.   This is that interview!  WonderCon was the 2nd stop on Mattel’s ‘Collector Appreciation Tour’, which includes new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2011
Hasbro’s 2011 G.I. Joe Convention Parachute Drop For those of you who couldn’t make it to Orlando recently for the G.I. Joe Convention to witness the parachute drop, don’t worry – we’re bringing it to you!  Hasbro kicked off the G.I. Joe Convention with the fan-favorite parachute drop, where 300 3.75" G.I. JOE action figures were tossed off the roof of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2011
We have our WonderCon Day 1 gallery live and labled now- You can check it out here! We will have plenty more news and pictures coming out of WonderCon 2011 so keep your eyes here for the latest news. Scott aka Toy Guru was kind enough to reach out to us last night and ask…

 

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