Tag: Convention

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
This week on MattyCollector.com Mattel announced the details of their SDCC 2012 ‘Masters of the Universe’ Costume Contest: He-Fans & She-Ravers,If you’ve been to SDCC, then you know one of the best things about it is checking out everyone in their most outrageous cosplay. For fans attending in 2012, show up in a MOTU costume…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
What is Mego Meet? Mego Meet is a chance for the Mego toy collector community to get together in person to trade and buy parts and action figures, attend sessions designed to educate and answer questions about the Mego Corporation and the toys they made, but more than anything a chance to connect with friends…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2012
ATTLEBORO, MA. — Kasual Friday, LLC announced today it has entered into agreement with MGM to manufacture and market a variety of products based on classic MGM properties including the Rocky series, RoboCop and Army of Darkness beginning in 2012. The product line will launch May 31st at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con and celebrate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2012
Limited Edition Variant Figure Available at Comic-Con International: San Diego Attendees of this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego will have the first opportunity to snag The CS Moore Studio and Zenescope Entertainment’s super-hot 2012 Convention Exclusive Grimm Fairy Tales Alice Liddle Action Figure, sculpted by Clayburn Moore! This variant edition of the upcoming Alice Liddle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2012
If you were lucky enough to be at the Chicaco Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) this past weekend, you were treated to a major unveiling! The final figures in Diamond Select Toys’ Avengers toy lines were finally shown to the public, providing a detailed look at Loki’s Army from the highly anticipated film! As part…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2012
DC Collectibles just released this video of our friend Jim Fletcher and DC CCO Geoff Johns talking about all the new DCC reveals made at the DC Collectibles panel over the weekend at C2E2 and they take the time to answer a couple of questions submitted via Twitter.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2012
JAGEX TO OFFER BOTCON ATTENDEES THE EXCLUSIVE CHANCE TO RESERVE THEIR NAME FOR THE UPCOMING TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE MMO CAMBRIDGE, UK – APRIL 11, 2012 – Jagex, one of the largest independent games developers and publishers in the world, today announced their plans to attend BotCon 2012, the official Hasbro sponsored TRANSFORMERS fan convention. Members of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2012
David Healey and Toy+Life are teaming up once again for the exclusive release of Healey’s Talisman figure at this week’s C2E2 Convention in Chicago, IL. The Talisman pays homage to football’s greatest rivalry – Healeymade style. Each incredibly detailed figure is handmade, solid resin cast and features a unique marbleized team specific color scheme and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 6, 2012
Line Marks Moore’s Long-Awaited Return to Action Figures   Leading comics publisher Zenescope Entertainment and award-winning Sculptor Clayburn Moore of The CS Moore Studio Ltd have announced plans to release the Grimm Fairy Tales Alice Liddle Premium Action Figure to celebrate the 1st issue of its upcoming Wonderland ongoing series. Alice will be the first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
Toy collectors and fans of the 80s are in for a treat this weekend as the 2012 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel – 600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, Ontario this Sunday, April 1st. Featuring Canada’s largest dealer room of vendors selling 80s related merchandise, former WWF…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2012
The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) runs from April 13-15 this year, and once again Diamond Select Toys (DST) will be in attendance! And since it’s also the 10th anniversary of Minimates, they’ve got some great events planned! First off, Saturday afternoon will bring a special 10th anniversary Minimates panel, focusing on the coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2012
I got to see these in person earlier this week and these prints are stunning!  Great heavy paper, great bright printing and they are big! DC Direct will offer WonderCon attendees a chance to purchase three exclusive new prints, available for sale at the show in Graphitti Designs booth #601. The prints represent different graphical…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2012
wondercon-logo.jpg Cartoon Network will host two panels and autograph signings for fan-favorite series Regular Show and Adventure Time at WonderCon 2012 to be held at theAnaheim Convention Center, Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, 2012. Fans will get the inside track on their favorite Cartoon Network animated comedies from the creators, voice talent and crew…

 

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…

 

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