Tag: Los Angeles

 

by Cesar Zamora
April 20, 2016
IMG_1430 Earlier this evening I attended an exclusive “Back to the Future” event at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. The event was held in order to celebrate the unveiling of the original “Hero” or “Picture” car DeLorean Time Machine from “Back to the Future” now on permanent display at the museum. Before the unveiling…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2016
Jem Burch, left, and Cooper Komatsu from Los Angeles,  pose with the ChampionÕs trophy after defeating more than 160 teams at the 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, April 10, 2016. Burch and Komatsu won by 10 points with a final score of 411 to 401. (Stew Milne/AP Images for Hasbro) FOXBOROUGH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After a two-day battle of words and wits, student SCRABBLE players Jem Burch and Cooper Komatsu from Los Angeles, C.A. defeated more than 160 teams from the U.S. and Canada in the 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship. Top School SCRABBLE players ranging in grades 4 through 8 competed in the 14th annual…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
JLvsTT-Starfire-Robin-Nightwing WBHE Activities Feature Two World Premieres, Stellar Talent including Jerry O’Connell, Jason O’Mara, Jake T. Austin, Christopher Gorham, Brandon Soo Hoo, Kari Wahlgren, James Arnold Taylor, Stuart Allan and more     Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) puts a pair of World Premieres in the spotlight at WonderCon in Los Angeles, March 25-27 – offering fans their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2016
WarMachineMarketingLogo Los Angeles, CA (March 17, 2016) – Los Angeles marketing company, War Machine Marketing, is exclusively creating customized action figures featuring the likeliness of any individual seeking to be crafted into one. Already creating over 200 personalized versions, each four inch, handmade figurine is created by sculptor and painter Kevin Ferrier around the individual’s unique…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2016
WonderConLogo.gif Wondercon 2016 is happening this weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center!   This year there are a handful of panels that relate to toys and collecting including one being hosted by us here at Action Figure Insider! If you are attending the convention on Friday please come see our panel, ask a question or two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2016
Who: Cryptozoic Entertainment + you What: WonderCon Where: Los Angeles Convention Center @ Booth #1862 When: March 25-27 Why: Play your favorite Cryptozoic games Stop by booth #1862 to demo games and purchase product favorites. For the first time ever, Ghostbusters: The Board Game II will be on display and demonstrated. Current Cryptozoic games will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2016
JLCC016278 Family-Friendly Event set for Saturday Afternoon includes Screening, Film Talent Panel, Signed Posters & LEGO® Toys for All Kids; Free Tickets Available to Fans on First Come, First Served Basis     Warner Bros. Home Entertainment invites Los Angeles area fans to witness the World Premiere of its latest animated, brick-centric adventure – LEGO® DC Comics Super…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2015
JakksSWBigFigTroopers2 In a holiday display that is SURE to impress, Jakks Pacific has installed an ARMY of their 48″ Big Fig First Order Stormtrooper figures at local Glendale, Ca shopping center the Glendale Americana at Brand to help celebrate the opening weekend of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s one thing to see 2 or 3 of these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 9, 2015
TGT_StarWars_LA_Live_Media_2 In anticipation of the upcoming film “The Force Awakens,” Target is giving fans and families the ultimate opportunity to make more Star Wars memories with the Target & Star Wars Galactic Experience at L.A. LIVE. The event will feature stunning dome structures that come together to form an otherworldly and interactive Star Wars experience. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2015
DSC_0273 Stan Lee’s Comikaze continues to be one of the nicest, friendliest comic book conventions on the West Coast and this year was no exception.   I wish I had be able to spend more time at the show this weekend, but my wife is due to give birth any day now and I needed to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2015
This Friday, Funko is giving away two Gigantor Hikari Sofubi Figures! They are holding the giveaway via their social media channels – @OriginalFunko We are also very excited to reveal the Wacko / Soap Plant Exclusive Glitter Red Gigantor! Read below for details on a very special signing with Fred Ladd, creator of Gigantor, at Wacko…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2015
TWD Companion Unit New Series Will Air Day-and-Date on AMC Global   NEW YORK, NY – March 9, 2015 – AMC today announced that it has placed an initial two-season order for a companion series to “The Walking Dead,” the #1 show on television among adults 18-49 for going on three seasons.   The new series (title to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2015
LegoBizarro-Supes-Bizarro Warner Bros. Home Entertainment sponsors Family-Friendly Event Saturday Afternoon at The Paley Center for Media; Free Tickets Available to Fans on First Come, First Served Basis   Nolan North and Khary Payton, the voices of Superman and Cyborg, respectively, have joined the festivities for this Saturday’s Los Angeles screening event to celebrate the release of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2014
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Comic Book with Action Figure from Playmates Toys (1) Toys”R”Us Stores Nationwide Offer an All-New Assortment of Toys Based on Kid-Favorite Nickelodeon TV Series, an Interactive ‘Turtles in Training’ Sweepstakes and More     WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us® has announced that it will offer a wide range of toys and accessories, including exclusive action figures and playsets, vehicles, role play…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2014
mattel-logo EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Building on its longstanding support of Special Olympics, Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it has been named an Official Partner of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles (LA2015). Mattel has committed volunteer and financial support to the 2015 World Games, which are dedicated to creating a better…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2014
ADHritz-exterior    Austin-Based Theater Chain Expands its Major Market Footprint into Los Angeles’ Premier Urban Destination    Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX— Wednesday, August 13, 2014—The Ratkovich Company, in partnership with National Real Estate Advisors, and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema today announced the Alamo Drafthouse will open its first Los Angeles, California theater at The Bloc, a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2014
KCRWLogo This just in from one of the local Los Angeles NPR stations:   Actor Clark Gregg (aka Agent Phil Coulson) is Our Guest DJ He reveals a song on the secret playlist he was listening to before filming the death of his character in “The Avengers”. www.kcrw.com/guestdjproject As S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulson, actor Clark Gregg…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2013
DOCTOR WHO 50th LIVE PRE-SHOW CROSSES PLATFORMS TO CONNECT FANS IN  THE U.S. AND AROUND THE WORLD   New York – November 19, 2013 – Announced today, BBC AMERICA has partnered with Nerdist  Industries to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who with the first ever live simulcast pre-show  from the YouTube Space Los Angeles. Hosted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2013
ComikaziLogo LA’s Ultimate Pop Culture Experience to Host Celebrities, Exclusives, Reunions, Gaming, Shopping and More   Santa Monica, CA – October 22, 2013 – Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo presented by POW! Entertainment, and co-owned by the largest producer of trade shows and events in the nation, Advanstar Communications, Inc., returns to Los Angeles next month. Stan…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2013
ScreenHunter_169 Oct. 17 12.30 This past week Comikaze published their list of show exclusives on their official website.   There are a wide range of exclusives from figures to t-shirts to comic covers and more!  There’s even some figures of the man himself!   Funko has a Pop! Vinyl of Stan and Mattel has the MOTUC Standor figure, which was announced…

 

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