Tag: Convention

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2012
Hasbro will not have a booth at New York Comic Con 2012, but last night they hosted a special preview night press event to show off some new products such as Star Wars Angry Birds and Kre-O G.I. Joe.   Our own Casar Z was there covering the event for AFi. One of the give-aways was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
Hasbro won’t have a booth this year at NYCC, but right now they are having a “Preview Night” press only event.   Cesar our man on the inside is sending pictures back to us! First up we have a figure of the new armor from Iron Man III   Then we have a look at Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2012
Pop culture store Harrison’s Comics & Collectables will debut two exclusive “Bloody” Walking Dead Funko Pop figures of Rick Grimes and Daryl Dixon at NYCC on October 11th.  The figures will be available to the public for the first time at booth 239. Each figure is packaged in a full color “Bloody” box and features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
 Mezco Reveals Frankenstein Black and White Variant With Limited Edition Of 100 Pieces At 2012 New York Comic Con Booth 1960 Constructed by the infamous Dr. Frankenstein from corpses, and resurrected by curious machines powered by a bolt of lightning, he terrorized the countryside. Now he is brought to life by Mezco’s award-winning design team….

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
With New York Comic-Con falling just two weeks before Halloween, Diamond Select Toys wanted to have some special horror-themed product to offer visitors to their booth. So they took three of their upcoming vinyl bust banks — a Walking Dead zombie and Universal’s Frankenstein and the Creature from the Black Lagoon — and made black-and-white…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
Visitors to the Action Figure Xpress booth at the San Diego Comic-Con were treated to two unprecedented Minimates box sets: the first Minimates of the Marvel super-team Alpha Flight and the first Minimates ever for the original Thundercats cartoon! Well, response was so strong for those sets at SDCC that AFX is continuing those two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2012
TODSorceress Today Mattel revealed their plans, panels, and exclusives for New York Comic Con 2012:   Posted by Admin on October 3, 2012Toy Fans,It’s almost time for New York Comic Con to unleash its power in the Big Apple, and Mattel is ready! We’ll be right there at Javits Center when the show opens Friday, October…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2012
The Battle Beasts have invaded San Francisco in the pages of IDW’s comic book mini-series, and now they’re invading Zoo York! Diamond Select Toys will hold a Battle Beasts signing at their booth at New York Comic-Con with Brooklyn-based artist Ulises Farinas, the artist behind the wraparound cover (and the SDCC exclusive cover) for Battle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 28, 2012
In celebration of ten years of Minimates, Diamond Select Toys will be holding a 10th Anniversary Minimates celebration in the toy line’s birthplace, New York City! Reed Exhibitions’ New York Comic-Con will host the event October 11-14, and the festivities will include an exhibit, a panel, a signing and three separate Minimate giveaways! Located in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 27, 2012
NYARTShow_News Announced over the weekend at Power-Con 2012 is the charity Masters of the Universe art show that will be on display next month at Toy Tokyo in NYC. If you’re going to be in New York in October, here’s your chance to own a piece of original MOTU art and do a good deed for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2012
DST Announces New York Comic Con Exclusive: The Dark Knight Returns Joker Be@rbrick Diamond Comic Distributors and Medicom Toys have teamed up to bring collectors some new Be@rbricks! First is a New York Comic Con Exclusive Early Release: The Dark Knight Returns Joker Be@rbrick! With artwork evoking Frank Miller and Klaus Janson’s now-timeless linework from The Dark Knight Returns, this Joker Be@rbrick is sure to be highly sought…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2012
NEW YORK, NY – September 18th, 2012 – Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars™: The Clone Wars and founder of the popular female sci-fi merchandise line, Her Universe™, is giving fans an expanded and unprecedented look behind-the-scenes of her experiences at the largest Star Wars event in the world, Celebration VI,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 16, 2012
Fans of He-Man, She-Ra, and Thundercats will gather again this year to celebrate their love of the popular cartoon and toy lines at the second annual Power-Con/Thundercon. In addition to enjoying creator and guest speakers, toy vendors, and unique displays, fans will also have the opportunity to raise money for children in need by participating…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 4, 2012
  Joined by Creative Team Member and Artist Collaborators Tempe, Ariz.,  August 31 – When comic book legend Stan Lee throws a party, everyone wants to attend. And lucky for us, we are all invited! Stan Lee’s Comikaze, Los Angeles’ largest pop-culture convention, opens on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Center….

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2012
Today the PR gang from Hasbro Star Wars gave us a little bit of pre-Celebration news…  Dear Star Wars fans,We hope everyone is getting geared up for Star Wars Celebration VI next week! In anticipation of the show, the Star Wars team wanted to share two important pieces of information. Vintage Line News: The last…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2012
If you’re a Star Wars fan, there’s probably only one place you want to be come August 23rd — Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando, Florida! The four-day convention celebrating all things Star Wars will be a veritable Mecca for Jedi and Sith making the long pilgrimage, and will play host to a large number…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2012
LEETUP, THE WORLD’S FIRST LIVE NERD CULTURE CARNIVAL, SET TO LAUNCH “AWESOMESAUCE. LIVE!” FALL TOUR KEVIN PEREIRA PLAYS HOST TO A NIGHT OF GAMES, LIVE MUSIC, NERD-CRAFT, INTERWEB STARS, COSPLAY, EXCLUSIVE DEMOS, OLD-SCHOOL ARCADES, PRIZES, INTERACTIVE ZONES, PODCASTS, DRAGONS & MORE… *          *          * 10-CITY TOUR KICKS OFF THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 IN SEATTLE   TICKETS ON-SALE BEGINNING TODAY  LOS ANGELES – July 17, 2012 – Following a groundswell of fan demand, Kevin Pereira announced live at Comic-Con 2012 plans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2012
The Hasbro G.I. Joe team debuted some exciting new toys and new during today’s G.I. Joe brand panel at the G.I. JoeCon in New Orleans, Louisiana, and we wanted to share it with the AFi readers! First, Hasbro announced a brand new expression – G.I. Joe Micro Force – at JoeCon, debuting the first ever…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2012
Power-Con/ThunderCon September 22-23, 2012 Power-Con / ThunderCon is the convention dedicated to all things He-Man, She-Ra, and ThunderCats! The convention returns September 22-23, 2012 at the Torrance Marriott South Bay in Torrance, CA. For more information, please visit http://www.thepower-con.com  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Over the weekend we uploaded our 2012 E3 pictures.  There were several items of note including:  Square Enix showing off their 2012 Comic Con exclusive – the black and white Arkham Asylum Batman and Joker, Bandai had a display of figures, and the video game museum had an incredible display of vintage game consoles and…

 

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