Tag: DC

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2007
Mattel issues information to correct inaccurate reports Mattel advises consumers to not return products to retailers STEPS TO RETURN A MATTEL TOY THAT IS AFFECTED BY THE AUGUST RECALLS, ANNOUNCED IN COOPERATION WITH THE U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION: 1) The first step is for consumers to determine if they have a toy that has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2007
Here are the images of the 2nd wave of Mattel’s DC Classics line shot by our own Jeff Cope.       Aquaman and variant     Superman Blue and Superman Red Weighted 50/50 in each case      Firestorm and variant (Ronnie/Classic Firestorm is the variant according to the Mattel slideshow)     Harley…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2007
  Our man SDComics is on the ground and running around at Preview Night currently.   He’s calling us with updates and we’ll have pictures later tonight.  But for now this is what he has seen and read about:   DC Direct Nothing is on display quite yet at the time of his call, but their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2007
TBMarjorie WORLD HEROCLIX EVENT! July 13, 2007 (SEATTLE) — As part of its continuing celebration of the fifth anniversary of the HeroClix® collectable miniatures game (CMG), WizKids Inc. announces the “STARRO Attacks” world event.  Beginning in September and spanning five weeks, the “STARRO Attacks” event is one of the largest events ever offered for the DC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2007
SDCCLogo2 Master Sculptor Tim Bruckner has opened up an online store today as part of his popular TimBruckner.com website.   This store is selling not only out of print statues from his days as a sculptor for DC Direct (he’ll also sign them if the buyer wishes) but also some VERY limited editions of some of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2007
Mattel invited us to do a Pre-Comic Con interview with them about their booth, their exclusives and their plans for the future.   By now, most of you have seen the shadowy outline of the new, sneak preview character that Mattel will reveal at Comic Con as part of their DC Comics expansion now that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2007
DCYAfrosamBusts.jpg ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES Designed by Ed Benes Based on the ongoing series written by The New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer, with art by Ed Benes! Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. Advance-solicited; on sale March 26, 2008    HAWKGIRL 6.625” DR….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2007
mattel.gif When word of the Master DC Comic toy license going to Mattel was finally announced I shot some questions over to the gang at DC Direct to find out how this new deal will affect them.   It looks as if this deal was worked out differently that when Hasbro had the master toy license…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2007
WizSWCardGame This year the con exclusive for the Hot Wheels booth at Comic Con will be the 1966 TV Series Batmobile(tm) which is 1/64th Scale in an acrylic case. This version has a bit more detail than the mass market version such as clear windows and pin-striping on the front. These will be sold for $20. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2007
Saucernaughts3 Action Figures  SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 5: VENGEANCE  2 The best-selling action figure line continues! Designed by: Ed McGuinness Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. Advance-solicited; on sale February 13, 2008 -Action Figures  Supergirl  6.5” Power Girl 6.5” Batman/Superman 6.75” The Joker & Mr. Mxyzpltk 2-pack 6.75” h & 4.5”h approx.   Still…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2007
WizSWCardGame Burbank, Calif., June 19, 2007 — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today that it has named the world’s leading toy manufacturer, Mattel, Inc., as the global master toy licensee for both Speed Racer and The Dark Knight, two of the biggest summer films coming out in 2008 from Warner Bros. Pictures.  Mattel will apply…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2007
DCDKryptoniteProp Kotobukiya’s ArtFX subline has releaseed images of 2 more DC related statues.   Item Name: Catwoman Artfx statue Series: Artfx Maker: Kotobukiya Scale: 150mm Material: vinyl Release date: Sept 2007 Retail Price: 7800yen   Item Name: Supergirl Artfx statue Series: Artfx Maker: Kotobukiya Scale: 250mm Material: vinyl Release date: Sept 2007 Retail Price: 7800yen  …

 

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