Tag: Convention

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
 So, in case you haven’t heard, Mattel is making a concerted effort to get in closer touch with the fans by heading out to various smaller conventions this year (well, at least smaller than SDCC…) and hanging out and meeting with fans of all of the collector based properties they’re working on. It’s known as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2011
The 2011 Canadian Collectible Toy Expo, your best bet for hard to find Action Figures in Southern Ontario this spring is coming up next weekend; Sunday, April 3rd at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre in Burlington, Ontario. The show features dealers selling Star Wars (new and vintage), Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports),…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2011
Just a reminder to all of you California based collectors:  The deadline for the next set of Mattycollector.com’s Collector Appreciation Tour contests, is tomorrow night at 11:59 PM PT.  All residents of the state of California are eligible.  There are two contests running right now: Best Local Collection and City Celebration.  You could win $500 worth of Mattel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2011
The guys over at DST have been keeping fans posted on their progress of setting up their booth for C2E2 on the new DST Facebook page.   It’s a fun peek behind the scenes.   To see more of Diamond at C2E2, you can either go to the show, or check them out on their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2011
We posted the announcement last week about the Mattel Collector Appreciation Tour going on this year and the contests they will be holding, but we want to be sure that fans know that the deadline is rapidly approaching, so now is the time to submit your entries! The contests are open to those who are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2011
Michael McMillian, John Schneider, Adam West, Burt Ward, Chase Masterson Among Headliners At Wizard World Anaheim Comic Con, April 29-30-May 1 At Anaheim Convention Center Nicholas Brendon, Jeff Conaway, Claudia Christian, Elizabeth Röhm Among 400+ Celebrity Guests, Leading Comics Artists, Creative Directors NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., February 23, 2011 – North America’s largest pop-culture…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2011
At Toy Fair 2011 Mattel announced their Collector Appreciation Tour where they will be hitting four large cons in addition to San Diego Comic Con International.  These added cons will have some tour exclusives as well as contests.   This week Mattel announced addtional details out their tour plans on the MattyCollector.com page.   Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2010
Just a reminder that the 7th Annual Canadian Action Figure Expo is this Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre in Mississauga, Ontario with FREE PARKING! The show features dealers selling Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Super Heroes (Marvel, DC etc),…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 28, 2010
Special interest industries congregate for the 26th Annual International Hobby Expo in Rosemont, IL   Rosemont, IL (September 28, 2010) Are you excited, WE are!  Collectors, distributors and manufacturers will assemble together in October to shop and show a mixture of categories within the hobby industry.  GreenLight Collectibles has been attending the event for years…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2010
Toy2R is proud to announce a special edition release of Frank Mysterio’s Skelanimal Qee – Black Skull Chungkee. Produced as a special limited edition launch release – it will be making its debut at this year’s New York Comic Con. Toy Toyko will have this variant Qee available in their booth #2871 located in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
Our friends over at CA Enterprises sent us the following news about their awesome 8" Mego-esque NYCC 10 exclusive figures featuring Captain Action and Dr. Evil.  These guys a super-limited edition, so if you are going to NYCC you had better make this one of your first stops! NY Comic Con is just around the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 4, 2010
We are happy to announce our exclusive figure sets for the New York Comic Con (October 8th, 9th & 10th) – The Outer Space Men: Beta Phase waves 1 & 2!  You’ve read rumors and speculation that we were going to be bringing the Outer Space Men to the New York Comic Con and may…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2010
This Prestigious Annual National Toy Event will add GreenLight to their line-up of toy companies displayed for Hobby Enthusiasts   Boston, MA (August 17, 2010) As a company that can transcend so many merchandising categories, GreenLight feels honored that it can fit into so many different facets of the hobby industry.  Greenlight is first and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2010
Five of the largest Star Wars collecting clubs in the US are pleased to announce a set of five themed patches for Star Wars Celebration 5.  The participating clubs are The Washington DC Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC), The Kentucky Star Wars Collectors Club (KSWCC), The Ohio Star Wars Collectors Club (OSWCC), The Pennsylvania…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2010
AFi Comic Con Coverage Promo #1 Here they are!   Year 2 of our Comic Con Coverage promos!    Check back each day until the con starts for a new promo!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2010
The 2010 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be July 18th, 2010 at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario. The show features dealers selling Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Super Heroes (Marvel, DC etc), Wrestling, Masters of the Universe Classics and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2010
Pittsburgh, — Orangestone Promotions, Inc., promoters of  the Steel City Con (http://www.steelcitycon.com) is celebrating 21 years as Pennsylvania’s Largest Toy, Comic Book and Pop Culture Convention this August 6-8, 2010 at the Monroeville Convention Center.   The celebrity guest list continues to build as Pittsburgh gets ready to host a national level show.  In addition to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2010
We received the following email plea into at AFi HQ last night so I thought we’d pass it along in case anyone wants to help out:     I wonder if you could help spread the word about the Celebration V Diorama Workshop Figure Fund. Hasbro has donated 4 of the NEW AT-AT’s and the BMF…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2010
HASBRO INDUCTS FIRST CLASS OF TRANSFORMERS HALL OF FAME MEMBERS DURING ANNUAL TRANSFORMERS FAN CONVENTION   Orlando, Fla. (June 26, 2010) — Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) inducted the first class into the new TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame tonight during the annual TRANSFORMERS fan convention known as “Botcon,” which is being held in Orlando for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2010
Interactive “HUNT FOR THE DECEPTICONS” Experience and Many More Activities Await Fans and Families at 16th Annual Event   ORLANDO, FL – June 23, 2010 – Fans of AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS will “ROLL OUT” and head to Orlando for the 16th annual TRANSFORMERS Collectors’ Convention, hosted by the TRANSFORMERS Collectors’ Club and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:…

 

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