Tag: DC Comics

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
I just saw this terrible news over on CBR that Dwayne McDuffie passed away suddenly.  Mr McDuffie has just recently posted on his website his excitement of his creation Static Shock making it in the Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited toy line. He had just recently been on tour promoting his latest work All-Star Superman, which…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: April 2011 Wave/Assortment: Mattel’s Collector Appreciation Tour 2011Exclusive 3-pack assortment Packaging: 3-pack Accessories: One stand Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In-House Team Notes:Angle Man’s weapon is molded into his hand.  It is not removable. THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2011
Just as I arrived back from NYC from Toy Fair 2011 a new box of samples from Mattel arrived.   I gave AFi readers a chance to vote on what from the box I covered first and the vote came back JLU! Here is the first of the 3 new JLU 3-packs I’ll be showing you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2011
Toy Guru talks with Warner Brothers about the latest and greatest Green Lantern movie products.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2011
 Batman: Arkham Asylum was one of the most successful video games of 2009, and earned a Guinness World Record for the “Most Critically Acclaimed Superhero Game Ever.”  This May, find out what happened between Batman: Arkham Asylum and its highly anticipated sequel in BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY, a six-issue miniseries that bridges the gap between the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Fan Film- ‘Superman Classic’ Animator Robb Pratt created a traditionally animated/digitally painted fan film that combines classic elements from Superman through the ages.  It’s a charming piece (that I’m sure DC and the WB will have pulled down) that really shows his love of the character.  It’s been making the rounds today on Facebook and Twitter, but I thought…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
I don’t always post video game news to the front page (I usually post it in our Video Games forum), but my most anticipated game of 2011 has to be Batman: Arkham City, the sequel to 2010’s award winning Batman Arkham Asylum, and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE), Rocksteady Studios and DC Entertainment have just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Tokyo, Japan February 4th, 2011 – Kotobukiya is pleased to announce that they will be attending NEW YORK TOY FAIR 2011 from February 13th-16th at the Javits Convention Center. This is our second year displaying at Javits and we’ll be pulling out all the stops to share some of the coolest and hottest new items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2011
Batman, the legendary character of film, television, radio, and comic books now becomes the 1st Mez-Itz character produced with a vehicle; the Batmobile! This 2 inch figure feature all the coolness and articulation of his larger counterpart at 1/3 the size. Batman can fit inside this famous car, The Batmobile, and still have room for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2011
Mezco Toyz will be introducing even more characters from the DC Universe including world-famous super heroes such as Batman™, Superman™ and the Green Lantern. Look for many more characters to hit the store shelves this year! The first series of 2 packs includes the following pairings: Batman: Gotham City’s Dark Knight. The Joker: The Clown…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2011
 It’s the start of February and the start of a new round of Q&A’s with our friends at Mattel. Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2011
AFi’s is pleased to officially launch today a long in the works project: The Kenner Super Powers Collection blog!     This is just a drop in the bucket for what is coming in the complete overhaul of our Super Powers Archive and related materials. We hope to be able to unveil our work before…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
     Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: February , 2011 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 3.5 – Green Lantern Wave Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Lantern Battery Scale: 8" Sculpted By: Mattel with the assistance of Dr. Mego   THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   All products listed below are scheduled to to ship and be in stores September 2011.   STATUES AND…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Wand, Removable Top Hat, 75th Anniversary button.  Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite Arm and control box Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive wave.   Figure  6 of  7. THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Jan. 3, 2011) – Two veteran New York marketing executives are joining forces to open a new full-service advertising and marketing firm, Bonfire Agency, LLC, specializing in helping brands target highly influential but difficult to engage pop culture consumers.  This demo, labeled by some as geek or comic culture, is comprised of incredibly passionate and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Pick-Ax attachment, saw attachment, die-cast metal hands, 75th Anniversary button.  Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite Leg Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive wave.  Second of the Metal Men team in the DCUC line.  Figure 4 of  7. THE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 1, 2011
There has been quite a bit of information on the Green Lantern movie figures come out this week.  Some of it from official channels and some from unofficial channels. First up is the news of this  Toys R Us Exclusive Green Lantern Early Bird Action Figure.  This figure and it’s package was posted this week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:December 2010 Wave/Assortment: Wave 1 Packaging: Carded 2-pack Accessories: Stand Scale: 2.5" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team NOTES: Springing from Mattel’s Batman The Brave and the Bold Action League line comes this new DC Universe Action League.   This line first debuted at Comic Con 2010.  There are 4 2-packs…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: December 15th 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Boxed (with outer mailer box) Accessories: 2 information crystal shards (clear and green) Fortress of Solitude Hub panel 3 sets of hands Stand Scale: 12" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team NOTES: Arguably the definitive Superman figure in the collector-demanded 12” scale,…

 

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