Tag: Movies!

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2008
(Editor’s Note: I had the opportunity to see this at a private screening two years ago and it’s AMAZING.   If you are in the LA area make it a point to try to catch this!- DP/JM) Teenagers’ Tribute Called the ‘Greatest Fan Film Yet’    All proceeds to benefit the FESTIVAL OF CHILDREN FOUNDATION, a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2008
Collector Favorite Gets A Heroic Upgrade   Released as a Hot Wheels® 2007 New Models edition, the 1966 TV Series Batmobile™ was an instant sensation with collectors — but harder to find than the elusive Batcave™. We got the message like a Bat Signal™ on a dark night… and POW! BAM! WHOMP! Here’s a special…

 

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
April 30, 2008
 First Wave of Electronic “Batman-Gear” Scheduled to Debut in May 2008   MARIETTA, GA (APRIL 2008) — Digital Blue™, the innovator in electronics and software for the youth market is proud to announce a licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Comics. Digital Blue brings its expertise in value-priced digital cameras…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2008
  NY- Mezco Toyz, renowned creators of action figures and collectibles, have teamed up with Best Buy stores, North America’s number-one specialty retailer of consumer electronics, to offer two iconic figures from the award winning South Park series. The first figure is “Motorcycle Cop Cartman” dressed as a policeman from the fan favorite episode where…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2008
Variety just announced that the announcement was officially made this afternoon jointly from executive producers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, after months of speculation and debate, that Hellboy 1& 2 director del Toro will in fact be taking the reigns on this project as well as a sequel.   The sequel will deal with the 60…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO (April 23, 2008) – SEGA® of America, Inc. announced it is working with renowned toy designer and manufacturer, Hasbro, Inc., to produce a line of toys based on THE INCREDIBLE HULK video game. Targeting the core fans of Marvel’s renowned green goliath THE INCREDIBLE HULK, Hasbro’s licensed toy line will include four action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2008
The gang over at BifBangPow continue to abide.  They have just released images of the second series of Lebowski figures, based of course, on the movie The Big Lebowski.  Coming in August 2008 we get the next round in the 8" vinyl line: The Dude (Hoodie) and Walter (Special Mission) – Shown below with and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Update! AFI "Man of Action" Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga sends in more pics from the con floor!     Update! AFI reader Sam "79bats" Freij sends in these pics from the con floor! More to come tonight!                        We had several friends sitting in on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Iron Cow has returned from Day One of New York comic con and uploaded all of his pictures and we have labeled EVERYONE OF THEM so you actually KNOW what you are looking at.   Check out the latest from: Mattel, Hasbro, DC Direct, Mezco, The Four Horsemen and much more! Click here to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2008
  Matt "Iron Cow" Cauley, our man on the inside just sent us this image of the of the Watchmen movie figures: Silk Spectre and  Ozymandias (with a little bit of Rorschach).     

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2008
Boy… I hope they don’t mess this up with a bunch of talking and stuff…     Wildly Popular ‘Iron Man’ Trailer To Be Adapted Into Full-Length Film

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2008
Today, over at Entertainment Weekly’s website they debut the first two of DC Direct’s new Watchmen figures based on the Warner Brothers’ WATCHMEN movie hitting theaters next year.  Shown are Night Owl and Rorschach sculpted by Jack Matthews and Tim Bruckner.  These and possibly more will be on display at DC Direct’s booth at NYCC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
Following the breakout success of COF Roto Plush Series 1, Mezco revisits these horror icon’s softer side; *Freddy Krueger as seen in A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors sporting a dapper tuxedo.  *Jason from Friday the 13th Part 2 features the “sack mask” look he experimented with before settling on his hockey mask,…

 

by Jim Abell
April 15, 2008
Well, it’s just a little over two weeks until the official release of Hasbro’s new Indiana Jones toys and I’m chomping at the bit.  See, I’ve been waiting nearly 25 years for these just because I missed out on them the first time around.  Back then I read the novelization for Raiders of the Lost…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
Mezco’s wildly popular Cinema of Fear series continues with their third offering of 7inch figures. Featuring uncannily film accurate likenesses, the award winning Mezco sculptors prove once again they know the world of cinematic horror better than anyone. The newest wave features for iconic horror figures; *Freddy from Nightmare On Elm Street 5, with alternate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2008
Cybertron Philippines and SM Megamall presents: THE PHILIPPINE LAUNCHING OF THE IRON MAN MOVIE TOYS! Yes, folks, It’s official! Cybertron Philippines, in cooperation with SM Megamall, will launch the Iron Man Movie Toys.  Details of the event are as ff: Date: April 12, 2008 Venue: Toy Kingdom, SM Megamall There will be lots of activities…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2008
Wellington, New Zealand – 3 April 2008. Following the success of their debut range from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, Weta have once again teamed up with Disney Consumer Products and the talented technicians who worked on the highly anticipated sequel releasing this summer, The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2008
Over on DST’s MySpace page they posted pictures of the Back To the Future Flux Capacitor that will be shipping next month. Here’s what they say: It’s What Makes Time Travel Possible! We’re hard at work getting ready for New York Comic Con, but we thought we’d take a short break to share pictures of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2008
This just in from Diamond Select Toys:  Marvel Minimates Series 19 and 20 delivered core members of the Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man casts and increased the number of Marvel Minimates released to over 150.  Not to be outdone in 2008, we have the next waves of two-inch block figures ready to knock your socks off!…

 

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