Tag: Marvel


by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2008
Hasbro has opened a special "Hall of Armors" site for their upcoming Iron Man Movie product.   So far, they have revealed the Mark I-III versions of the armor, and will continue revealing more figures in the coming weeks.  You can also check out some CG Iron Man videos and get the latest Hasbro Iron…


by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2008
AFI would like to wish our old friend Jesse Falcon an VERY happy Birthday today.   I attribute a lot of my success at this "Toy Journalism" thing to Jesse.  He gave me my very first scoop back when I was first starting out, and he’s been a great friend ever since.   Have a great…


by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2008
Big news over at the Mego Museum!  When Mego Collector Bruce Zalkin was contacted by a former Mego employee interested in selling a collection gathered during their days at Mego it was the FIND of a lifetime. The find contained product samples from Mego’s1974 Toy Fair exhibit including original package mock-ups,factory production samples and a…


by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2007
As most of you have read, I’m currently back in Oklahoma celebrating the  holidays with my family and old friends. Once again I have access to Walmarts (which are few and far between in the Los Angeles area) and several Targets… and I have to tell you, I’m having MUCH better luck finding stuff here…


by Daniel Pickett
December 5, 2007
Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles is excited to announce the limited edition Premiere Collection Storm Statue!  Only available through stores who attended the 2007 Diamond Select Toys Retailer Conference, these highly collectible pieces are scheduled to ship in early 2008and will be limited to an edition size of only 600 pieces worldwide! A mutant of…


by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2007
Iron Man is the Second Release for Upper Deck’s New SubCasts(tm) Line  CARLSBAD, Calif. (November 8, 2007) – Riding the wave of momentum generated by Upper Deck’s first successful SubCasts(tm) launch (Spider-Man), the industry pioneer announces the upcoming release of its next SubCasts(tm) figure: Iron Man! "Being fans of the designer toy movement, Upper Deck…


by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2007
From the pages of the Incredible Hulk comes this Marvel Select action figure featuring the jade giant himself!  This massive eight-inch behemoth may have finished his rampage through the Marvel Universe,but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for Bruce Banner! With over 14points of articulation and a World War Hulk rubble-filled base, not even…


by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2007
dc-logo October 25, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces a pre-release for Marvel HeroClix®: Mutations and Monsters scheduled on November 17, 2007, at select WizKids registered venues!  HeroClix fans can see and play the Mutations and Monsters set before it releases to the general public on November 21, 2007! Mutations and Monsters features 60 new and…


by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2007
Last week Diamond Select released news that Thor would be joining the ranks of the Marvel Select line, but that wasn’t enough for the Asgardian God of Thunder!  Taken from the legendary J. Michael Straczynski’s new Thor series, this Marvel mainstay is ready to make his triumphant debut! The Mighty Thor sports the new chain-mail…


by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2007
Upper Deck’s SubCast Version of the Famous Webslinger is Available For Purchase Online Beginning Today CARLSBAD, Calif. (August 28, 2007) – After having his likeness portrayed in virtually every medium imaginable, Upper Deck — in association with designers TWEEQiM Design Studio — is giving a makeover to the famous comic icon, Spider-Man, with the new…


by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2007
DCD408AMCOMIPG August 24, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the successful conclusion of its “Coming of Galactus™” HeroClix® world event.  The event celebrated the fifth anniversary of HeroClix with tournaments that culminated in winners receiving the 2007 Galactus colossal figure. “As we put together the ‘Coming of Galactus’ event, we wanted to deliver to retailers an…


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…