Tag: San Diego Comic Con International

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
OPTIMUS PRIME MIGHTY MUGG Special Edition Just a week or so ago, the 25th Anniversary Soundwave Special Edition figure was revealed as one of Hasbro’s exclusive Transformers items for San Diego Comic-Con.  Today, Hasbro is excited to share with you another awesome Transformers Comic-Con exclusive! (Ages 6 and Up; Approximate Retail Price: $14.99; Available through…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
‘HALO’ TEAL ARMOR PACK AVAILABLE IN JULY and ‘HALO’ ACTION FIGURE AVAILABLE DURING SAN DIEGO CONVENTION             TEMPE, Ariz. – April 16, 2009 – McFarlane Toys has ‘HALO’ collectors and  fans covered this summer with two exclusive figure releases. McFarlane Toys will be offering a Toys "R" Us GRIFBALL SPARTAN to be sold during San…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
‘Tis the season for Comic Con exclusives to be revealed and this week Diamond Select Toys and ActionFigureXpress.com announced 2 new Minimates boxed sets that will be sold at San Diego Comic Con 2009 : Champions Minimates Box Set This highly anticipated boxed set will be sold at San Diego Comic-Con July 22-26 and will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2009
This update was posted today to Matty’s Facebook page: Hey toy fans, With the news of our SDCC figures spreading all over the web, thought I’d take a moment to clarify some questions fans had. 1: Yes, these are our SDCC figures. It was not an April Fool’s joke. (but we did get some of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2009
Mattel announced today on Matty’s Facebook page the line-up today of their 2009 San Diego Comic Con exclusives.  Many of them will also be available on MattyCollector.com after the show, however some elements from some of the sets will be exclusive to the conversions.    DC UNIVERSE Classics WONDER TWINS 2 pack Form of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.  There are some very interesting hints and reveals in this installment, so read it carefully and let the speculating begin!     Q1) The 6" Ghostbusters, are they intended to be more in-scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.  There are some very interesting hints and reveals in this installment, so read it carefully and let the speculating begin! Q1) Of the new pictures of Infinite Heroes shown on the new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2009
Here’s another "Comic Con Classic" video from SDCC2008.  I don’t feel that bad this it’s just now posted to the site, as the new Greatest American Hero comic’s first issue just hit comic stores in December.   So the short version is: when I was a kid "The Greatest American Hero" was hands-down my favorite show.   …

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2009
I know this has been a long time coming but, we finally got this cut together and uploaded (no thanks to the punks at YouTube!) Daniel (Julius) and Jason (ToyOtter) interview Jim Mallon (Gypsy) and Trace Beaulieu (Crow T. Robot and Dr. Clayton Forester) of Mystery Science Theater 3000 about their new 20th Anniversary Boxed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2008
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1) Why was the Holiday Hal Jordan figure included in Mattel’s JLU showcase at SDCC? If he’s such a no-no(from DC/WB’s point of view), then why put him in there? Was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2008
The evil little Time Keepers from the Four Horsemen’s “Gothitropolis” property arrived in the Horsemens’ stable late last week, and are now ready for purchase!    The first three of Scarabus’ malicious minions, Baraeth, Nybbaz and Aestorath are now available through the Four Horsemen’s online retail outlet, Store Horsemen (http://www.StoreHorsemen.com) for $10.00 each (plus shipping),…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2008
If you’ve been singing the blues because you didn’t make it to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, and thus, were unable to order our Halo 3 Con exclusive – you’re in luck.   Starting today and available as long as supplies last, you can order this pair of figures through our online store. This special…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2008
You’ve heard people talk about it, you’ve seen the slide show we  posted, now see the panel in it entirety!   AFI Abby did an amazing job filming the panel and then cutting it together with the slides so all of you can feel like you were there in the room.   We have posted…

 

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
July 30, 2008
I’ve seen quite a bit of feedback on the Toy Biz/Marvel Toys panel that I put together at Comic Con this year.   There’s a lot of misinformation floating around about it both from another site that was blogging live from the panel and posting inaccurate material and from people that have only seen the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2008
If you wanted a crack at the SDCC exclusives from Mattel your time is now!   MattyCollector.com is live now.   AS of right now you can only buy the set of 4 together (King Grayskull, Lighting McQueen, Giganta and Lobo) for $90 a set. You can place your orders here! 

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2008
MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000: 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION Limited Edition 4-DVD Box Set Includes Collectible Crow T. Robot Figurine and Lobby Cards Featuring Never-Before-Released MST3K Film Episodes:  First Spaceship On Venus, Laserblast, Werewolf and Future War and All-New Bonus Content AVAILABLE ON OCTOBER 28, 2008 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY Multiple Emmy®-nominated and Peabody Award-winning Mystery Science Theater…

 

by AFi Admin
July 26, 2008
We continue to add more photos taken from the San Diego Comic Con . The latest batch of photos are from Gentle Giant and JUN Planning. Go check them out now: http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/gallery2/   

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2008
Toys Widely Available July 26, 2008 Prior to Lucasfilm Launching New Entertainment Property PAWTUCKET, R.I. (July 22, 2008) – With the launch of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, the galaxy far, far away continues to evolve and expand — and as it has done for more than 30 years, Hasbro is on board to translate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Here’s Mike’s report from the floor at Comic Con on the new product shown at the Diamond Select Toys. DST’s Ultimate Quarter Scale Line– Shipping Winter 2008 – $79.99 Darth Maul Obi Wan Kenobi (A New Hope)  Han Solo in Hoth Gear (The Empire Strikes Back)  Indiana Jones (with Fertility Idol)  MiniMates Secret Invasion…

 

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