Tag: Conventions


by Cesar Zamora
October 7, 2016
8u7tft19 NYCC Coverage Brought to you in part by Miracle Mile Toys & Games Today I was able to stop by at IamElemental’s Booth at NYCC (Booth 1764 if you’re around), where I was able to check out some of their awesome figures. IAmElemental is a great company that created the first female superhero action figures made…


by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2016
COMIKAZE_newsPage.jpg Notice Something A Little… Different? We’re proud to announce that Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo will now be known as Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con! Don’t worry — we’re still Comikaze, and you can keep calling us that. We’re just really proud of our talented, incredible Los Angeles audience, and wanted to get our beloved city…


by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2016
WizWorldJohnMaatta LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2016 – Wizard World, Inc. today announced the appointment of John D. Maatta as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Wizard World is the leading producer in North America of events and comic conventions that celebrate the very best of pop culture, celebrity, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology and live music….


by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2015
LBCCpromo (1) This coming Saturday, February 28th and Sunday, March 1st Four Horsemen Toy Design will be making an appearance at the Long Beach Comic Expo in Long Beach, CA. Besides having their own panel at 4pm on Sunday, they’ll be at the KRCO booth (#504) all weekend showing off some of the incredible work that they’re currently doing, including some new Mythic Legions prototypes that have never been…


by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2013
Welcome back everyone. We hope you all had lovely Halloweens where ever and how ever you spent your All Hallows Eve. Mine was great. We even dressed up the dog again this year so it was a family affair. Now we slide on into November. A time of next generation game consoles, Black Fridays and…


by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
Ninety episodes. That just doesn’t seem possible. And the saddest part is in all that time, all these episodes, all these hours… we’re still not any better at this than when we started. 🙂 But here we are once again on a Monday with an all new hour of geek speak for you all with…


by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
Today, prepare to become the ultimate Marvel Fan with Marvel Unlimited Plus! A bold initiative that takes the massively popular Marvel Unlimited to the next level, this exciting new membership tier is your all-access pass to the Marvel Universe and more! Beyond gaining access to thousands of classic and newer Marvel digital comics, Marvel Unlimited Plus members cement…


by Daniel Pickett
December 12, 2012
logo_power-con_group.png After two successful years, the POWER-CON will return September 14th and 15th, 2013 to the Torrance Marriott South Bay, in Torrance, California. Not only will the convention still encompass the worlds of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra: Princess of Power, and the ThunderCats, but it will now be raising some shell by…


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
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
June 30, 2012
Once again, Action Figure Xpress will be at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International in full force with some incredible exclusives!  Come check us out at booth #3345!  Attendees may begin preordering for PICK UP AT THE SHOW now through Friday, July 6. http://www.shopafx.com/20sandicoatp1.html   Masters of the Universe He-Man Power Sword Letter Opener Wield…


by AFi Admin
March 21, 2008
On Saturday I spent a few hours wandering around Wizard World LA.  It’s still a very small show, so it was a perfect time to introduce my daughter to the world of comic book conventions.  She even went in costume!   We ran into a few special folks, such as Aaron Douglas aka Chief Tyrol…


by AFi Admin
March 20, 2008
On Saturday I spent a few hours wandering around Wizard World LA.  It’s still a very small show, so it was a perfect time to introduce my daughter to the world of comic book conventions.  She even went in costume!   We ran into a few special folks, such as Aaron Douglas aka Chief Tyrol […]


by AFi Admin
July 21, 2007
  Once again, Mike "Sdcomics" Walker has braved the crowds, attended the panels, and stood in line for 4 hours to get a bad hotdog just to bring you his amazing reportage directly from the floor of the San Diego Convention Center! Julius Marx risked his life to bring you all the pictures! And ToyOtter…


by AFi Admin
July 15, 2007
BOTCON 2007! A look at the madness and the machines by Erik "Superfriend" Skov Prologue I never thought Rhode Island was big enough to have a convention. So it came as a surprise when my kids came home last Wednesday and said they had seen a sign for BotCon. I ran to the computer and…


by AFi Admin
February 16, 2007
This year we’re trying a little something new: blogging about Toy Fair 2007 while we’re at the con! Julius Marx and ToyOtter will be braving the winter cold in NY for the next week and we’ll be sending back reports as we’re able. Holding down the fort at home will be our crack team of…


by AFi Admin
July 21, 2006
bigmob.jpg What A Long Strange Trip It’s Been… Well, we’re trying something a bit new this year here at AFI. After spending the past 6 or 7 years being beaten down by the glory and the chaos that is SDCC, I (Jason ‘ToyOtter’ Geyer) am staying behind to man the fort while our intrepid team (Daniel…


by AFi Admin
May 2, 2006
By Mike "SDComics" Walker and Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer. In the theory of better late than never, here are a good portion of the pics taken by AFI of the stuff shown at Wizard World Los Angeles, along with commentary on what was revealed by the always comprehensive SDComics! For SD’s full report including more pics…


by AFi Admin
February 20, 2006
Well, it’s that time of the year again: no, not Valentine’s Day! But TOY FAIR 2006, where all the goodies for most of the year are unveiled to a greedy public anxious to buy the latest and greatest gadgets for their kiddies. But for us, the fanatics, Toy Fair is a bright and shiny wonderland…


by AFi Admin
July 21, 2005
The Act You’ve All Been Waiting For… "San Diego Here We Come…" Well, it’s that time of the year again: time to be beaten down by the biggest nerd gathering known to man. Yes, my friends, I’m talking about the San Diego ComicCon International. As you can see by the picture at right, Daniel "Julius…