Tag: Pirates


by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2013
With the recent release of Peter Pan on Blu-ray, fans of all ages have had the chance to experience the classic animated film for the first time. And now they can act out the adventures they saw in the film using Minimates mini-figures! Two box sets and one vehicle featuring 2-inch Minimates of the famous…


by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2012
The world of Minimates is growing by leaps and bounds every day — in fact, with all of the new properties getting Minimated, it’s gotten positively huge! Luckily, now there are more ways to get around that giant universe than ever! The Toys “R” Us-exclusive Knight Rider KITT Minimate vehicle just recently hit stores, and…


by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2012
With Minimates Vehicles Series 3 scheduled to sail into comic shops and specialty stores this week, we thought we’d take the two new Pirate Raiders ships out to get some photos of them in action! Robert Deal’s ship The Vendetta comes festooned in red and black, with plenty of skulls, and she comes with an…


by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2011
Just in Case: Carrying Your Minimates Has Never Been So Easy Can’t bear to be separated from your Minimates collection? We understand. But with over 1,000 Minimates out there, it’s tough to haul them around without drawing some stares. Well, luckily, Diamond Select has re-issued the Minimates carrying case! Not only does it hold up…


by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2011
As we have seen over the past year the folks at DST have expanded their MiniMates line out of all licenesed properties like Marvel and Ghostbusters and into new original properties like their M.A.X. line and now their Pirate Raiders line.  We saw some production samples of this line at DST’s booth at Toy Fair…


by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2011
We just got an update from our friends over at BigBadToyStore.com of some cool new stuff available for preorder.     We’ve just listed one of the hit items from Toy Fair – the Emce Toys  Create Your Own Zombie – 1/9 Scale figure kit as well as some other new Mego style figures – War…


by AFi Admin
February 13, 2011
The Queen Anne’s Revenge coming in May. Includes a Blackbeard figure and a little Lego Derek Mears (who is Jason of Friday the 13th fame)!


by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2011
Actor Ian McShane Receives Custom Blackbeard Action Figure from JAKKS Pacific and Participates in Unveiling of Life-sized Jack Sparrow Built from LEGO(R) Bricks NEW YORK, Feb 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Disney Consumer Products charted a course for adventure as it unveiled a new toy line that captures the fantasy, action and adventure of Pirates…


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
November 7, 2007
November 7, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel Game is available in stores today! Pirates fans will recognize their favorite constructible strategy game with a new look and name. The Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel game brings to life players’ favorite ships and characters from all three…


by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2007
October 4, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today prizes for the Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel™ game sweepstakes.  The sweepstakes grand prize is a trip for four to a Disney Theme Park, including round-trip airfare to a Disney resort, hotel room, tickets to a Disney resort and $1,000 spending money.  There will be…


by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2007
July 23, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc., creator of runaway hit games like the HeroClix® CMG and the Star Wars™ PocketModel™ TCG, announced today its agreement with Disney to produce the Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel game.  The game will release in October of 2007. Under the agreement, WizKids will be able to use…


by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2007
Shiver your timbers! The next exciting Pirates expansion, Pirates of the Frozen North™, releases this Valentine’s day, February 14th! To celebrate this exciting expansion, WizKids is offering you the chance to receive an exclusive Pirates Nordic Raider Pack!   The Nordic Raider Pack includes 1 Ice Breaker ship called the Polaris, 1 two masted long…