Tag: Convention

 

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…

 

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…

 

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