Tag: Interview


by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2015
FMFSWIssue1 “The new storyline, the new characters, and especially the actors that they chose to play them, are thrilling beyond words.” – Mark Hamill to FM magazine The new-and-improved Famous Monsters magazine is back in December with a STAR WARS Spectacular Issue spotlighting Mark Hamill’s insightful interview with FM Editor David Weiner, featuring brand-new details about…


by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2015
DoctorWhoSeason9Tease1 DOCTOR WHO RETURNS TO THE BIG SCREEN NATIONWIDE TO FEATURE NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN PREQUEL TO SEASON NINE AND EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH PETER CAPALDI AND JENNA COLEMAN Two-Night Event Will be Presented in RealD™ 3D on September 15 and 16 Announced by BBC Worldwide North America in Partnership with Fathom Events   DENVER – July XX, 2015 –…


by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
DSC_0707 One of my first stops yesterday was stopping by the DC Collectibles booth, where my old pal Jim Fletcher walked me through all of the latest and greatest product offerings that the good people at DCC have cooked up for us. What you WON’T see in the video is where I pushed him to the…


by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2014
CathyArnieFenner_Spectrum This is the first in what I hope will be a series of podcast interviews with the people behind and the participants in the upcoming Spectrum Fantastic Live 3 convention.   Spectrum Fantastic Live 3 is a new kind of convention unlike what fans of art and pop culture are used to.  It’s a unique show,…


by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2014
3A_Logo 3A is a toy, publishing and entertainment company founded in 2008 by Kim Fung Wong and Ashley Wood. Best known for creating the toy series from Ashley Wood’s Popbot, World War Robot and Adventure Kartel – 3A has extended its award-winning design and production techniques towards licensed properties such as Valve’s Portal 2 and Team…


by AFi Admin
February 15, 2014
scribblenauts_rarity_ratio_max_hidden    This past week saw the release of DC Collectibles Scribblenauts Unmasked line of collectible, blind-boxed figures.   They will be in comic shops as well as in GameStop stores.  Back in the DC Direct days DC tried a few times with different scales to release a couple lines of stylized figures lines such as Uni-Formz…


by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2013
I meant to post this during our 8th Anniversary celebration but time got away from me.   But there’s no time like the present!   Shortly after I got back from New York Toy Fair in February I was asked to be a guest on the Bill Leff Show on WGN radio to talk about what…


by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to catch up with Jordan Hembrough  aka “The Toy Hunter” star of the Travel Channel’s show of the same name.   Jordan goes way back in the toy world and many of us know him from his collectibles company he founded Hollywood Heroes. The new season of TOY HUNTER…


by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
Happy Monday everyone! We’re back with an all new episode of geeky podcasting goodness and it’s a great one! In this episode we have 3 interviews from the red/black carpet of “Batman Live” and instead of tacking them all on at the end of the episode we play them during the episode and discuss them…


by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
Last week we posted an interview with Mattel’s Scott Neitlich talking about the collector/online side of Mattel’s DC action figure business.  Today we get to hear a bit from the newly formed retail team.  The retail team is a bit more coy.  They have asked that we not publish their names and instead they will…


by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2012
It’s not really Daniel’s episode, but Jason calls it that in the introduction and since I type up these blurbs each week I can take and and run with it.  In fact, maybe ALL the episodes from here on out will be “Daniel’s Episodes.”  Yes… I like the sound of that! This is another split…


by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2012
JoeMenna-150x1501.jpg It was one year ago that I first met sculptor Joe Menna at Toy Fair a year ago.   He was walking the floor with my friend, and fellow sculptor Paul Harding.   I didn’t know Joe at the time, but I certainly knew his work from his projects at DC Direct.  He had an ipad with…