Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2008
August 20, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. is pleased to announced that it has sold out of numbered Marvel HeroClix: Secret Invasion “Buy it by the Brick” Super Skrull: Illuminati figures and has begun taking orders towards a first-ever brick figure reprint. Secret Invasion is the second “Buy it by the Brick” program sell out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2008
You’ve heard people talk about it, you’ve seen the slide show we  posted, now see the panel in it entirety!   AFI Abby did an amazing job filming the panel and then cutting it together with the slides so all of you can feel like you were there in the room.   We have posted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2008
I’ve seen quite a bit of feedback on the Toy Biz/Marvel Toys panel that I put together at Comic Con this year.   There’s a lot of misinformation floating around about it both from another site that was blogging live from the panel and posting inaccurate material and from people that have only seen the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Here’s Mike’s report from the floor at Comic Con on the new product shown at the Diamond Select Toys. DST’s Ultimate Quarter Scale Line– Shipping Winter 2008 – $79.99 Darth Maul Obi Wan Kenobi (A New Hope)  Han Solo in Hoth Gear (The Empire Strikes Back)  Indiana Jones (with Fertility Idol)  MiniMates Secret Invasion…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Preview Night hasn’t even begun yet, but once again Mike aka SDComics our "man on the inside" has give us a BUNCH of scoops of what you will see when the doors open tonight!   Marvel Legends  WalMart Exclusive Wave- Ares Build-a-figure wave (8 figures) Kang (looks like it’s a re-release of the Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2008
The team at AFI has put together some amazing panels for Comic Con this year, chocked full of stuff you’ve never seen ANYWHERE before.   I don’t think I’m over selling these when I say these are going to blow your doors off! First, on Friday is the Action Figure Insider: Behind the Plastic: The Golden…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
  This year’s San Diego Comic Con promises to be one of the largest undertakings in geek and pop-culture history!  DST’s plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, contests, panels, a blood drive, free giveaways and the launch of a brand new website!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 the Marvel Team from Hasbro updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1. What are the chances of a 3 3/4 Iron Man in the Hulk movie line? Are there more 3 3/4 figures planned…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 29, 2008
AFI is pleased to unveil our first (but by no means last) Custom Action Figure Jam: The DCUC Custom Showcase! Shepherded by longtime AFI stalwart Ryan "The Superfly" Prast and ably assisted by Peter "Vader" Go, this debut gallery uses the Mattel DCUC line as a base for all sorts of crazy custom figures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2008
The latest Marvel Select exclusive action figure has Big Bad Toy Store seeing Red!  Featuring the all-new, all-different Red Hulk as featured in current comics, this exclusive release delivers the massive-sized Red Hulk as never before!  Internet-based retailer Big Bad Toy Store will be the exclusive home of this crimson collectible, the first Marvel Select…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2008
Fans of DST’s Marvel Minimate universe will be pleased to learn that the next assortments of their favorite super heroes are heading their way later this year!  Series 23 and 24 will feature all-new characters, villains and costumes, making these assortments a must-have for any Marvel fan! Series 23 will contain several two-packs featuring characters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2008
Fresh from Marvel’s latest paranoia-fueled comic event comes the greenest, used-to-be-deadest San Diego Comic Con exclusive of the year – the Marvel Select Skrull Elektra!  Featuring Elektra as a Skrull as well as an additional Skrull soldier, this limited two-pack brings the stars of Secret Invasion to your collection as never before! She may be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2008
SDCC Exclusive Miniature Alliance Secret Wars Spider-man & Hulk  Monogram International features as a salute to the 20 plus year anniversary of Secret Wars – 12 comic series everyone’s favorite classic super heroes Spider-man and Hulk. The story revolves around the plot: A godlike cosmic entity called the Beyonder has been observing the Earth-616 universe…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2008
North Hills, CA, May 28, 2008 – Imperial Toy, a leading manufacturer of licensed and proprietary bubbles & novelties, and Marvel Entertainment, Inc., a global character-based entertainment licensing company, announced today a multi-year licensing deal. Imperial will launch an extensive line of seasonal and novelty products based on Marvel’s most popular Super Heroes, including The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2008
With new Marvel Select figures like Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the Incredible Hulk beginning to hit stores this summer, DST is excited to announce a new special release featuring Marvel Select all-stars in the upcoming Best of Marvel Select #3 cases!  In addition to marking the return of three sold-out action figures, this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2008
2008 marks the return of one of the most important super-teams in the history of the Marvel Universe, and now Diamond Select Toys is bring the Invaders to San Diego Comic Con as never before!  Exclusively available at the biggest convention of the year, DST is proud to announce the all-new Invaders Minimates Box Set!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2008
Building on the phenomenal success of Marvel’s Iron Man franchise comes this latest exclusive box set featuring the unstoppable Marvel Minimates!  Featuring various high-tech armors utilized throughout Iron Man’s history, the all-new Iron Man Through the Ages box set will be exclusively available from Action Figure Xpress at this year’s San Diego Comic Con!  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2008
Before they were Mighty, before they were New, before they were Disassembled – they were the Avengers!  Banding together to combat threats too great for one hero to handle alone, the Avengers were created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1963 and went on to become one of the Marvel Universe’s premiere super-teams.  Now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2008
  Don’t forget, today is free comic book day.   There’s a lot of great books to be had this year as well as an Iron Man HeroClix and a pair of Star Wars miniatures.   For a complete listing of what’s available, check out this list.   If you don’t know where your local comic…

 

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