Tag: Mego

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2012
ZicaYvonne2-500x737.jpg I posted before about  the pre-order for Zica toys trying to bring their female 8″ figure to market.   Now they have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help bring this figure to production.  As of this writing there are a little more than 48 hours left in the campaign and they still have a way to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2012
DST8KnightRider-150x150.jpg A few new preorders of note listed in the last day or so over at BigBadToyStore.com: ‘Best of’ Minimates Wave 02 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11861&mode=retail&picture=out Knight Rider – 8″ David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11863&mode=retail&picture=out Alice – Madness Returns- Royal Guard http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11862&mode=retail&picture=out Batman – Killing Joke – ArtFX Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KOT11004&mode=retail&picture=out Mass Effect – Commander Shepard – ArtFX 1/6…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2012
Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Mattel will take a short break from ‘Ask Matty’ the week of October…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2012
Zica Toys is most famous for their Mego-esque 8″ Buck Rogers figures based on the 80’s TV show.   Myself and other reviewers heap tons of praise on the original male Zica buck body as the “best in it’s class” for all of the new 8″ retro revival figures.  It not held together with rubber bands…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
Adult Swim Presents The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Trailer The gang at Robot Chicken takes on the DCU!  This new special featuring the Justice League, the Legion of Doom and so much more, airs September 9th on Cartoon Network.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2012
My good friend and “Geek Shall Inherit” co-host Jason Lenzi walks you though the new announcements from BifBangPow and their booth at SDCC 2012.   Game Trailers – E3 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Back on track! I’m excited to have this new epsiode up this Monday… but Jason is feeling the pressure to deliver. This week it’s another split episode, but that also makes it a longer episode! First up we have a full length regular episode followed by three interviews conducted last week at E3 2012 with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
What is Mego Meet? Mego Meet is a chance for the Mego toy collector community to get together in person to trade and buy parts and action figures, attend sessions designed to educate and answer questions about the Mego Corporation and the toys they made, but more than anything a chance to connect with friends…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2012
This fall will be a great season for Universal Monsters fans. Not only will Universal release eight classic Universal Monsters movies on Blu-ray for the first time, Diamond Select Toys will also be paying tribute to the origins of the most famous monsters on Earth. True, you’ve already seen DST’s upcoming assortments of 7-inch action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2012
Geek Shall Inherit Epsiode 024 – Rainbows and Sunshine Vs. The Curmudgeon I hope you are sitting down or at least well rested for this episode, because we cover a LOT of topics in a little over an hour. We start off with an outline for all the latest pop culture and geek stuff from the past week and somehow manage to find our way to discussing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2012
BifBangPow! always has an impressive line up of Comic Con exclusives each year, and this year is no exception.   We already showed you their new Twilight Zone classic moments diorama line that we were able to reveal as part of our 7th anniversary “scoop week” now we are able to show you the rest of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
Today over on TVGuide.com it was announced that the gang on Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken are working on a ALL DC Comics special for the show.   After three hour long Star Wars focused specials the stop motion animation show is taking aim at the Justice League.  according to TV Guide: Those clever boys at Robot…

 

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