Tag: San Diego Comic Con International

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
 Thanks to our friends at Bif Bang Pow and EntertainmentEarth.com we have another exclusive reveal here at AFi.  This Venture Brother’s 2-pack was first shown at Toy Fair and will be sold at San Diego Comic Con 2011 as well at New York Comic Con 2011.  Now we have the added news that their packaging…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
ToyGuru took to the interwebs once again to answer some fan questions about Comic Con, the recently announced exclusives and a MOTUC 30th Anniversary teaser.   This is what he posted today over on the MattyCollector.com message boards. With so much going on in term of announcements and movie toys I wanted to try and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2011
Forget that grainy, shaky recorded-off-the-TV-with-a-cell-phone video that was posted today.  G4 and Attack of the Show have posted the segment today with the Mattel 2011 Comic Con reveals on their site for all to see.  Here it is.     Video Games – E3 2011 – AOTS Exclusive We will have more news, pictures and information…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2011
We’ve been waiting patiently for Mattel to reveal their exclusive figures for Comic Con 2011.  There have been several hints on what we will be getting and a lot of guessing from fans.  (Here’s the thread where the detective board members of AFi try to piece together all of the hints and make their guesses.) …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2011
AFi’s 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 3 – NECA AFi 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 3 It’s day 3 of AFi’s Scoop Week and this installment is courtesy of our good friends at NECA.  NECA is something of a Cinderella story.  If you think back all the way to their very first venture into the action figure world with their original Beetlejuice line to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2011
The teaser image is still up on the site, but it is expected that Sideshow Collectibles will be revealing their 2011 Comic Con exclusives today.   We will update the front page as we learn more…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2010
Registration for Comic Con 2011 opened this morning and by all accounts it was a disaster with the site locking up and the server crashing.  So much so that Comic Con closed the registration after a few hours and will try again next week.   It appears that some folks were able to register, but…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 18, 2010
Did you miss out on any of the 2010 DC Direct Convention exclusives? Most of you know that Graphitti was selling DC Direct SDCC exclusives, but today we recived word from them that they now have the 2010 NYCC exclusive White Lantern Hal Jordan and the light up power rings for sale on their site….

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
   The Hasbro PR team sent out the following message out this morning regarding the SDCC exclusive versions of GI Joe’s Sgt. Slaughter: To the G.I. JOE fan community, The passion displayed since Comic-Con on fan-forums regarding the special edition Sgt. Slaughter figures has been truly remarkable.  It proves that there is a huge appetite…

 

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…

 

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