Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2009
Toys R Us and Diamond Select Toys today announce a new opportunity for fans across the country to experience the excitement and wonder of San Diego Comic Con as well as to get their hands on the hottest new exclusive featuring the current stars of the Marvel Comics Universe!   Still reeling after the stunning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2009
The West meets East in Kotobukiya’s latest line of Marvel x Bishoujo (pretty girl) series.  Continuing the series of Marvel Comics super heroines presented in the Japanese Bishoujo style is SDCC EXCLUSIVE: BLACK WIDOW, the beautiful Russian super-spy and member of the Mighty Avengers in her staggering new look.  This brand new edition of Black…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2009
Free Comic Book Day This Weekend! (Plus a Free Minimate!)   What is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. *Check with your local shop for their participation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
  I wanted to highlight one other recent blog as part of our 4th Anniversary Extravaganza.  Earlier this week Men of Action blogger Cantina Dan wrote a great blog about the Evolution of the Action Figure starting in the 70’s until now.   It’s a fun read, well worth checking out. You can see it all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Get ready for the best toy news of the year!  In celebration of Marvel Comics’ 70th Anniversary, Toys R Us and Diamond Select Toys are teaming up to conduct a poll where, for the first time ever, YOU the fans will decide which new Marvel Minimates will be featured in an exclusive box set!  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
  The Wonderful World of Bootlegs!  AFI Men of Action blogger Chip Cataldo had unearthed a bucketful of fun with the Guerreiros do Futuro line.  These are bootlegs based on Mattel’s old Marvel Secret Wars figures. There’s not a lot of information out there on the history of this line, but what information there is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
For those readers local to Los Angeles there are three new Comic Book/Super Hero themed programs that relate to their latest  exhibition "ZAP! POW! BAM!": A SLEEPOVER FIT FOR A SUPERHERO Overnight program begins Saturday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. and ends Sunday, April 19, 9:00 a.m. Ages 7 and up Children must be accompanied by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
‘Tis the season for Comic Con exclusives to be revealed and this week Diamond Select Toys and ActionFigureXpress.com announced 2 new Minimates boxed sets that will be sold at San Diego Comic Con 2009 : Champions Minimates Box Set This highly anticipated boxed set will be sold at San Diego Comic-Con July 22-26 and will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2009
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS: THE INFINTY GAUNTLET FINE ART THEATRE A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  Fine Art Theatre is an innovative new concept which combines a comic book’s key elements into a hyper-detailed, three-dimensional collage.   The first storyline to take the Theatre stage is Jim Starlin, George Perez, and Ron Lim’s cosmic classic THE INFINITY GUANTLET.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2009
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest post-Toy Fair Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.  Q1) Will we see an Iron Man 2, 3 3/4 line? A1) It’s too early to discuss our 2010 lines.   Q2) Will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
img252.jpg This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel…

 

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