Tag: DC

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2008
  Scoop #4 Another New DCUC Figure Revealed!  New York Comic Con is still one more day away… and the new Mattel announcements will be on Saturday, but Mattel has given us permission to show you one more sneak peek at one more upcoming Amazing DCUC figure. Once again, we cannot tell you where he…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2008
Today, over at Entertainment Weekly’s website they debut the first two of DC Direct’s new Watchmen figures based on the Warner Brothers’ WATCHMEN movie hitting theaters next year.  Shown are Night Owl and Rorschach sculpted by Jack Matthews and Tim Bruckner.  These and possibly more will be on display at DC Direct’s booth at NYCC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2008
We getting closer to the release of the Dark Knight product release.   Mattel anticipated that the product should be hitting the first week of May, however our own Jeff Cope reported finding the Movie Masters line at a Toys R Us in Ohio today. Let’s take a closer look at the Four Horseman sculpted Dark…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
A lot of our questions will be answered this coming weekend when NYCC launches, but even so, Mattel was able to squeeze in one more round of Q&A answers.  Thanks again to Toy Guru for fielding these.   Q1. So far as I’ve seen the SDCC exclusive hasn’t been revealed, but it is supposed to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
  SCOOP WEEK – SCOOP #1  As you may recall from our anniversary last year we ran something called "Scoop Week" for the week leading up to our launch day anniversary.   We knew that light be tricky this year since NYCC falls on the same week and many companies are planning to reveal new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES  Sculpted by: Tim Bruckner From the pages of the much-loved ’80’s series of hilarious and action-packed stories that re-defined the term “Super-Hero Team” comes DC Direct’s JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL action figures!   Batman, Black Canary, G’Nort, Ice    Based on the series from Keith Giffen,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
AFI’s Toy Fair 2008 Recap Video   To kick off the 3rd Anniversary Celebration here is a video we cut together of our Toy Fair  2008 video footage.  This video covers a little of everything and gives you a bit of flavor of walking around the Javits  Center .  I hope you dig it!   Thanks to "Cubby" for cutting it together.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2008
mattel Our friend Toy Guru has updated us on the pannels that Mattel will be participating in at New York Comic Con. Both panels will be on SATURDAY APRIL 19th. 11:00 – 12:00 Mattel and DC Comics – a heroic partnership. You’ve been a fan of Mattel’s popular DC toy lines, now find out the latest…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2008
AFI EXCLUSIVE – The new DC UNIVERSE CLASSICS Commercial Debut! We have a VERY special treat today! Mattel is letting us debut their new/upcoming commercial for the DC Universe Classics line here on AFI! This is time it’s been seen outside the closed doors of Mattel and you see it here FIRST! It looks like a bit of a throw back to the old Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2008
BATMAN: THE MOVIE SPECIAL EDITION BLU-RAY DISCThe 1966 Caped-Crusading Classic Starring Adam West Dashes Onto Blu-Ray Disc July 1 From Fox Home Entertainment Dynamic Disc Features New, Exclusive High Definition Extras, Plus A BD Industry First, Nelson Riddle’s Cool Jazz Score Presented As An Isolated Music Track In Lossless Audio Also Available, A Limited, Special…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2008
ACTION FIGURES SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 6 ACTION FIGURES The best-selling action figure line continues with its sixth set of figures, this time based on the popular story arc Enemies Among Us,illustrated by Ethan Van Sciver!Each figure features multiple points of articulation and abase.Clamshell 4/C blister card packaging.Advance-solicited; on sale November 5, 2008 * Action Figures* PIFigures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2008
Once again our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our monthly burning questions:    Q1: What are the prices for the NYCC exclusives? A:  Knightshadow Batman, Black Suit Superman and Tech Suit Mr. Freeze will be $10.00 each or all three for $25.00 Q2: Mattel, will you please create a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2008
This news is a little late as it came in while I was prepping for Toy Fair, but it’s so cool I have to mention it.  AFI friend and board-member  Antony C has opened up what may just be the definitive Wonder Woman archive- ExperiencetheWonder.com. It’s thorough, easy to read, and a great resource for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2008
Last week we started seeing a photoshopped mock-up of the Deluxe 2-disk Justice League: The New Frontier DVD set that came with an exclusive PVC Hal Jordan.   We first learned of this exclusive pack-in from a picture in a Best Buy add.  There has been a lot of speculation on what the figure will really…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2008
This just in from MATTEL and our friend Toy Guru: I’m excited to share some great news about Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited line. Due to overwhelming support from the fans, Mattel and Target are teaming up to bring an all new Collector’s Line to store shelves starting this August! 16 brand new figures along with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2008
Mattel’s Toy Guru was kind enough to answer some questions about the newly revealed product shown at their Toy Fair Showroom as well as the future of some existing lines. Infinite Heroes 1. What is the release schedule for these?   IH will be on shelf at the end of the summer.   2.  What is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2008
ACTION FIGURES SECRET FILES SERIES 3: BATMAN ROGUES GALLERY 2 Inspired by the art of Brian Bolland Four of Gotham City’s most infamous residents are included in this series! All inspired by the art of Brian Bolland, this Poison Ivy action figure is based on the cover of BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #15, and the Two-Face…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2008
Here is the latest round of answers from our ongoing, monthly Mattel Q&A. You can find our past Q&A’s here. And you can discuss the answers at our Mattel board.      Q1: Legion of Super-Heroes figures ?!? Any word at all ?!? 2008 is the 50th anniversary of the debut of the Legion. Is…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 9, 2008
Toyfare Magazine #128 will be hitting comic shops this week and the big news contained within is Mattel’s plans for JLU in 2008. AFI’s good friend Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga caught an advance look at the issue and reports that among other things, JLU will be exclusive to Target stores starting this summer, and will have at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
 January 22, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacture sellout of DC HeroClix®: Crisis five-figure Boosters and bricks.  Crisis, releasing February 27, is completely sold out at the manufacturer in North America due to unexpectedly high preorder sales.  DC HeroClix: Crisis brings to players’ tabletops characters from the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Infinite Crisis,…

 

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