Tag: San Diego Comic Con International

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2010
San Diego Comic-Con 2010 has passed, but if you were not able to attend or you missed out… You have a second chance to pick up the Toys“R”Us Exclusive "Convention Nerd" from Jazwares! Available exclusively online at http://www.toysrus.com/ product/index.jsp?productId= 4255491 Now, fans can recreate their favorite Robot Chicken parodies, such as the Nerd’s visit to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2010
 The group at SpinMaster presents actor Garrett Hedlund with a one of a kind action figure featuring his character "Sam" unmasked.   The figure was presented to him at the Disney TRON: LEGACY booth at Comic Con 2010   The reset of SpinMaster’s TRON: LEGACY toys will start hitting stores this fall.   To see images…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2010
Many of us didn’t get to go to the Hasbro Star Wars panel at Comic Con because it was scheduled up against other action figure programing, so we are fortunate that the gang at Hasbro shared their PowerPoint slide show with us so we can see what was shown and what was announced.  We had…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2010
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a headliner at Comic-Con? HAWAII FIVE-0’s DANIEL DAE KIM takes you along for the ride in this exclusive COMIC-CON VIDEO DIARY

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2010
As part of our continuing Comic Con coverage, AFi’s own "Godfather of Comic Con" Mr. Mike "SDComics" Walker put together this great interview for us with the Mattel team on Preview Night of SDCC 2010.  Take it away Mike!   Scott Neitlich, known as Toy Guru to fans online, is the brand manager for DC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2010
Star Wars, Sylvester Stallone, Comic-Con and More Receive Recognition From The World Record Authority NEW YORK – July 26, 2010 – Guinness World Records®, the global authority on record-breaking achievements, descended on Comic-Con International 2010, to honor the best of the best in television, film, comics, video games and toys. During the four-day pop-culture extravaganza,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2010
  AFi was invited to participate in the press conference for TRON: Legacy  that took place right before the TRON: Legacy panel.   Here is complete video coverage of the event. Part 1   Part 2   Part 3   Still not enough TRON for you?  Then check out our gallery of SpinMaster’s TRON: Legacy products…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2010
Here’s a video an AFi reader sent me a link to –  It’s from the Adult Swim SDCC 2010 panel, and has the guys from Robot Chicken talking about their toys from Mattel and Jazwares.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2010
Mattel’s “Mattypalooza” Panel- The Video Here is video of the full video from Mattel’s "Mattypalooza" today from Comic Con 2010. Here’s where the Mattel team covers some DC news, Ghostbusters, and Masters of the Universe. Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
Here’s all the news from Mattel’s "Mattypalooza" panel as it breaks! New product will launch all year long on MattyCollector.com. Ghostbusters Club Ecto is available to sign up now.  Club Ecto & Club Eternia will ship together and will only be open for 2 weeks to sign up. Ghostbusters II 6"Box Set – will have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
Mattel Panel Gallery & Video Clip!!! UPDATE! Matty DC Panel slide pictures are now online in our AFi Galleries! Click Here to See!  We have the whole panel on video coming soon, but in the mean time enjoy this piece of the panel  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
Find out Friday at the AFi Comic Con Panel! 6:30-7:30 Action Figure Insider: Behind the Plastic— This is your chance to get the inside scoop on action figure lines you love, straight from the people who make them! AFi has assembled a legendary panel of experts from every corner of the toy world. They’ll talk…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2010
 

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2010
THE GREEN HORNET looks to create quite the buzz at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con as show attendees will be invited to enter BRITT REID’S GARAGE, with the opportunity to take a ride in THE BLACK BEAUTY itself. Fans of the franchise will be offered the chance of a lifetime as they sit within the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
Just when you thought ALL the SDCC exclusives had been announced THIS just popped into our mail box. Lego has announced their 2010 LEGO Comic-Con exclusives – LEGO Star Wars Cube Dudes!  These are based on the Clone Wars version of R2-D2, C-3PO, Yoda a Clone Trooper/Captain Rex and Obi-Wan.  They will be selling 450…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
Here’s the 2nd in our series of promos.   This is what happens at my house when I leave…   Click here to see promo #1 We’ll be updating with a new promo each day, through Thursday when the con officially starts!   In case you missed LAST YEARS promos here are links to those:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
Just when collectors thought one artist series was enough, Toy2R proudly announces the debut of the Skelanimals Qee Artist Series Collection. Series 1 prototypes will be on display during SDCC through Skelanimals, booth #4513. Check out the newest characters to join the Qee Universe (Chungkee & Marcy) in this unique collaborative series of one of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2010
AFi Comic Con Coverage Promo #1 Here they are!   Year 2 of our Comic Con Coverage promos!    Check back each day until the con starts for a new promo!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
"uh…ya got a little sumpthin on yer face there…"  As part of our Countdown to Comic Con we’ll be looking at some of the SDCC2010 exclusives from several companies.   A few weeks back we showed you Mattel’s SDCC exclusive DCUC Plastic Man, and today in the AFi Archives we’ll show you Mattel’s Starro Spores….

 

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