Tag: Dolls

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2010
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Mar 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) brings springtime fun with fresh new toys and games perfect for play indoors and out. From Barbie(R) to Hot Wheels(R) and great games for the entire family, Mattel’s got kids covered and parents prepped for upcoming springtime vacations, holidays and rainy or sunny…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2010
HURLEY, NY- March 16, 2010- TONNER reveals its C2E2 (April 16 – 18, McCormick Place – Chicago, IL ) Exclusive, "HUNTRESSTM  DELUXE" from their "DC Stars" line.   HUNTRESS DELUXE, is 17" tall, limited to only 200 pieces (certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Robert Tonner included) and will sell for $150.00 in TONNER booth number 425.   Fully authorized by DC Comics.

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2010
  VIRTUAL FACTORY SALE  Ends Friday, March 12th at 8:30AM EST Now that the initial rush is over, the website is running quickly and there are still plenty of goodies to be found.  Below are just a few examples of what is still available.   Poison Ivy Deluxe – Only $99.99!  For All Virtual Factory Sale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2010
  HURLEY, NY- February 17, 2010 – Tonner has received approval to move forward with production of the greatly anticipated (and long awaited!) Dr. Who and Torchwood themed Tonner Character Figures™. We anticipate delivery this summer!      DOCTOR WHO™ The Tenth Doctor Sculpted in the likeness of David Tennant as the tenth incarnation of the TIME…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2010
Fans have eagerly been awaiting info on the release of the Cheshire Cat and now the wait is over!    Jinx has been reimagined as the Cheshire Cat and there are two versions:    The Purple Cheshire Cat is exclusive to Asia and the UK, as well as Hot Topic (in the US).  The Orange…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
SHREK – SHREK FOREVER AFTER- In Theaters May 21, 2010 In May 2010, Shrek will embark on an all new adventure in the highly anticipated fourth installment of the #1 animated franchise of all time, Shrek Forever After. For the first time ever, Playmates Toys delivers the full Shrek experience through a complete World of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2010
COSTA MESA, CA., January 4, 2010 – Bravado, the world’s leading global music merchandising company, has completed an agreement with Playmates Toys whereby they will create a signature line of figures and dolls for the most successful entertainer of all time, Michael Jackson. “We are delighted to expand our successful line of Michael Jackson collectible…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2009
Villains beware, or this song bird will take you down with her infamous Canary Cry!  BLACK CANARY™ DELUXE’s costume includes a pewter faux leather bodysuit under a glossy faux leather jacket with intricate lace-up detailing down the sleeves.  Sultry thigh-high glossy lace-up boots, mesh armbands, choker, and trademark fishnet tights complete the look.   BLACK…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2009
Highly Collectible  Fashion Doll, “LaLa” Limited To 300.   Torrance, Ca. (July 10, 2009)—When most people at the San Diego Comic Convention see the number 300 they remember the Spartan Warriors.  This year at the 2009 San Diego Comic Convention, the number 300 will make people remember dolls, in this case a very special Pullip…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2009
Well, MJ had a bit more of a controversial life than Farrah, but regardless of his personal life he did have a big influence on the music industry and the media.   We at AFi would be remiss if we did not also acknowledge the passing of Michael Jackson.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2009
AFi mourns the passing of an icon.   You know you’re getting old when the people on your childhood posters passes.

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2009
The gang at Mezco Toyz sent us this information on 3 exciting new Mezco items coming soon for you: DELUXE 1/6 SCALE 12" NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET FREDDY Mezco celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of A Nightmare On Elm Street with a deluxe 12inch scale Freddy Krueger figure. Featuring nearly a dozen points of articulation, this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2009
Looks like there’s a bit of ugliness surrounding Barbie on her 50th Birthday.   According to this article in the Idaho Statemen  a man by the name of Anthony Bulone says he was the actual sculptor of the original Barbie doll and that it’s features are based one those of his late wife.  According to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2009
Birthday Celebrations Around the World Honor Barbie(R) Doll’s 50 Years of Fashion, Cultural Relevance and Aspiration MALIBU, Calif., Mar 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today, 50 years after her debut at New York Toy Fair, Barbie(R) doll celebrates five decades as the world’s most popular fashion doll by unveiling a new face and throwing a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2009
50 of Fashion’s Top Designers Salute Barbie(R) Doll’s Iconic Past, Present and Future Stylewith One-of-a-Kind Looks Created with Barbie(R) as their Muse NEW YORK, Feb 11, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — This Valentine’s Day, Barbie(R) will be the sweetheart of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week as the star of an epic fashion event showcasing real-size, Barbie(TM)-inspired looks designed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2008
We all know them, things that happened to a friend of a friend, stories everyone swears are true.  They are, Urban Legends. Now, for the first time, the Living Dead Dolls immortalize five of the most infamous legends:    THE HOOK– Parked on a dark road, a bulletin comes over the radio that a criminally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 4, 2008
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec 04, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Yesterday, Judge Stephen Larson, the United States District Court Judge presiding over ongoing intellectual property litigation between Mattel and MGA Entertainment, Inc., granted Mattel’s motion for a permanent injunction barring MGA from manufacturing, distributing or selling Bratz fashion dolls, or using the "Bratz" name for any goods…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2008
The 2008 holiday shopping season is here, and on Sunday, the highly anticipated Toys“R”Us Big Toy Book will arrive! With eight extra pages packed with more bikes, more trains, and yes, more video games, it’s the BIGGEST Toy Book ever produced by the company. Value-conscious parents will be just as delighted to find thousands of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2008
MIDDLETON, Wis., Oct 13, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — American Girl officially announced plans today to say farewell to Samantha Parkington, one of the company’s original historical characters introduced in 1986. Samantha’s complete product collection, including her best friend Nellie(TM), will soon be removed from American Girl’s catalogue, Web site, and retail stores and placed in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2008
  RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jul 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today in Federal Court, a 10-person jury has rendered a unanimous decision that the majority of Bratz design drawings, prototypes and sculpts were created by doll designer Carter Bryant while he was employed by Mattel. The jury has also determined that MGA and its CEO, Isaac…

 

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