Tag: San Diego Comic Con International

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 9, 2008
Toyfare Magazine #128 will be hitting comic shops this week and the big news contained within is Mattel’s plans for JLU in 2008. AFI’s good friend Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga caught an advance look at the issue and reports that among other things, JLU will be exclusive to Target stores starting this summer, and will have at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2007
This is pretty cool.   While I was running around Comic Con, after my first panel was over on Friday, I was approached by a nice lady by the name of Marty who told me she was writing an article for WIRED about how action figures are made and or who makes them.  As we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2007
Fans Identify with Revolutionary Contact Cards Introduced at Comic-Con International SAN DIEGO, CA – July 25, 2007 – For 30 years, Star Wars fans have escaped the confines of this galaxy by living in the virtual world born from the mind of filmmaker George Lucas. Today at Comic-Con International: San Diego, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Get…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2007
Hasbro and Lucasfilm Ltd donate $100,000 to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-–Hasbro, Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd. announce the creation of a limited-edition Star Wars action figure to honor Katie Johnson, a very special Star Wars fan who tragically passed away from brain cancer in 2005 at the age of seven. In conjunction with this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2007
Kobe Figure Based on ‘Stylized Realism’ Found in Comic-Book Art  Carlsbad, Calif. (July 20, 2007) – Comic Con attendees and action figure collectors will be lining up for the next amazing Upper Deck All-Star Vinyl and for the chance to purchase a limited edition ultra rare Kobe Bryant action figure sporting his white uniform.  The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2007
This year’s San Diego Comic Convention marks one of the largest undertaking in Diamond Select Toys’ history!  Plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, three celebrity guests, contests, a blood drive and “The Hunt” – the first ever Minimate scavenger hunt!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a summary of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2007
Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles, LLC (DST) is excited to announce the latest celebrity guest to appear during this summer’s San Diego Comic Con – Aaron Douglas!  Widely known as the enigmatic Chief Tyrol on the hit SciFi Channel series Battlestar Galactica, the space-traveling mechanic will be signing autographs at the DST booth (#2607) throughout…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2007
Mattel invited us to do a Pre-Comic Con interview with them about their booth, their exclusives and their plans for the future.   By now, most of you have seen the shadowy outline of the new, sneak preview character that Mattel will reveal at Comic Con as part of their DC Comics expansion now that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2007
Customized 10”  D.I.Y. Bart Simpson Qees by Artists and Designers from across the globe in Celebration of The Simpsons Movie Release   The D.I.Y. Qee Project: BART presented by TOY2R and Diamond Comics. TOY2R has assembled a virtual who’s who list of today’s hottest pop culture artists, designers and illustrators from around the world. Each…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2007
Today Weta Limited announced they will be creating, in collaboration with BBC Worldwide, a line of Collectible statues based on the popular television series, Doctor Who. Doctor Who is produced by the BBC and is the longest-running science fiction television series in the world. It follows the adventures of a time-traveller called ‘the Doctor’, who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2007
CA- San Diego Comic Con (SDCC ) is getting ready to open shop for its thirty eighth year. Starting July 25th, SDCC will be THE center of all things pop culture for four action packed days. Mezco of course will be attending, and their booth (#4145) will be alive with excitement! Not content with simply…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2007
Join us in supporting the Diane Kamahele Memorial Fund by bidding on a host of unique items that Sideshow will be auctioning off during Comic Con. Sideshow does not typically eBay its products, nor has it previously sold any pre-production samples. However, the company is dedicated to honoring Diane’s memory by providing a health and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2007
Joss Whedon wants to take YOU to dinner!  Joss Whedon has long been championed by women around the world for his depiction of strong female characters. His breakout hit television show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer featured Buffy Anne Summers, played by Sarah Michelle Gellar as the young woman chosen by fate to battle demons, vampires,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2007
At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, NECA will debut the prototypes for this fall’s highly anticipated Castlevania series. To celebrate and commemorate the launch of this amazing series we wanted to offer something special. The "Pixel" Simon Mini Figure is based on the look of the original Castlevania vampire hunter, Simon Belmont, and how he…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2007
Weta Limited today confirmed what they will be showcasing at this years’ San Diego Comic Convention and which Weta Crew will be attending the five day show. Comic Con attendees will be the first people in the world to view four new pieces from a new soon-to-be released Weta Collectibles range. Public images of these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2007
This year the con exclusive for the Hot Wheels booth at Comic Con will be the 1966 TV Series Batmobile(tm) which is 1/64th Scale in an acrylic case. This version has a bit more detail than the mass market version such as clear windows and pin-striping on the front. These will be sold for $20. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2007
You can pick up your pre-paid merchandise at the Entertainment Earth booth beginning when Comic-Con opens on Preview Night—Wednesday July 25, 2007 through 11:00 am on Sunday, July 29, 2007.   Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski is a real laid-back kind of guy.  He enjoys "bowling, driving, (and having) the occasional acid flashback."   In the classic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2007
 FANtastic Exclusive 2007. More emphasis on the FAN than ever before!  Having sold out of all of the variant exclusives for FANtastic Exclusive 2006 in record time, the Four Horsemen have come up with something even bigger and better for FANtastic Exclusive 2007!  Rising up from the Mutant kingdom to oppose the previously revealed Ramathorr…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2007
This year’s San Diego Comic Con will be host to a groundbreaking and thrilling new event entitled “The Hunt: A Minimate Adventure.”  This scavenger hunt will push teams of fans to their creative limits in the search for the ultimate Minimate Adventurer – with the grand prize winners receiving fantastic prizes, including a year’s supply…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2007
Mezco Toyz has ton of great things for SDCC 2007. For sale at the booth are limited editions of the following: LDD Resurrection, celebrating some  of the most popular characters with new twisted designs; featuring Posey,  Kitty, Lottie and Sybil. The Goonies Copper Bones 1:1 scale movie prop  replica made of cold cast poly resin….

 

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