Tag: DC Comics

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2011
At last the circle is now complete.  While we don’t yet have all of the line accurate versions of all 33 Super Power figures in the DC Universe Classics line, we at least have some version of each character that appeared in the line now with the addition of DCUC’s Wave 18 – Samurai. As…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Summer 2011 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 18 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Energy Sword Collect and Connect: Apache Chief Arm Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Dubbed "the Super Friends Wave" by collectors THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2011
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 in our forums.  We have already submitted our questions for the July 1st round, but you can submit your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 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.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores February 2012 as listed below.  This month…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2011
We are proud to present the license of the upcoming superhero action adventure movie Green Lantern by DC Comics and Warner Bros Pictures! The Green Lanterns, protectors of peace and justice, are granted with rings that are bestowed with superpowers. But when a new enemy threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2011
Mez-Itz Wonder Woman is the first female character in the DC lineup and the first to feature sculpted hair.   The Princess of the Amazons stands 2inches tall and features 5 points of articulation and a sturdy metal clasp. This is a non-numbered limited edition item. Edition size TBD.     Wonder Woman will premiere at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2011
A BIG box of Mattel samples arrived today.   Hold my calls.  I’ll be taking pictures for the next 72 hours.    

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2011
DC Universe Mez-Itz Green Lantern & Sinestro Comic Version 2-Pack Mez-Itz, 6" rotocast vinyl collectibles that are cool by design. Both GREEN LANTERN and SINESTRO feature five points of articulation with 1000 points of fun, and are packaged in sturdy, collector friendly box!  In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2011
Almost a full year after it was announced, Hot Toys has finally given us our first full look at the upcoming 1/6th scale Superman the Movie figure. This evening Hot Toys updated their Facebook page with pictures of this uncanny likeness of Christopher Reeve.   The set come with multiple hands, a flying stand, a piece…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2011
Hot on the heels of their Batman family USB flash drives, Mimoco digs deeper into the DC Universe and joins the Green Lantern Corps! These four new character offerings are available in 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB. Mimoco, creator of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2011
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 in our forums.  We have already submitted our questions for the June 1st round, but you can submit your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2011
In addition to the carded samples of DCUC wave 17 that Mattel Posted yesterday on the Matty Facebook page they also revealed the packaging for their upcoming 4" Young Justice figure 2-packs.   As you can see they are very reminiscent in shape/design to the DC Infinite Heroes 3-packs. Check out the Young Justice 2-packs…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2011
Video Of Mattel’s SDCC Exclusives on Display for Free Comic Book Day This week Mattel put their newly announced San Diego Comic Con 2011 exclusives on display at ‘The Comic Bug‘ comic book shop in Manhattan Beach, Ca.  That shop is my local comic book shop, so Wednesday when I stopped by to pick up my books I shot some video and took a bunch of pictures….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2011
Tomorrow is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!! What is "Free Comic Book Day?" As the name implies, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. There are lots of great free comics that will be available…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: July 15th, 2011 Wave/Assortment: MattyCollector.com exclusive Packaging: single carded (oversized) Accessories: swappable human head and helmet head. Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In-House Team Notes: This is the last oversized figure planned  in the JLU line.  This figure uses the same head swap peg as the JLU Green Lantern 3-pack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
This past week McDonald’s started up a new kids meal program featuring Batman The Brave and the Bold.  As fans recall they just had another Batman B&B program just a few months ago.   This time around it is made up of mini-figures and vehicles.   Each set either comes with 3 minifigures or 2 minifigures and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
ToyGuru took to the interwebs once again to answer some fan questions about Comic Con, the recently announced exclusives and a MOTUC 30th Anniversary teaser.   This is what he posted today over on the MattyCollector.com message boards. With so much going on in term of announcements and movie toys I wanted to try and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2011
AFi 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 4 It’s day 4 of AFi’s Scoop Week and this installment is courtesy of our good friends at Mattel. But first… a few things about our 6th Anniversary Celebration – I didn’t get nearly as much posted this week as I wanted to… so it’s going to stretch into…

 

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 18, 2011
We have quite a bit of new Green Lantern movie goodness to show you in the coming days.  It’s my great hope that I’ll have time to post one each day this week as part of AFi’s 6th Anniversary (check out that snazzy new header Jason whipped up for it!) First one out of the…

 

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