Tag: San Diego Comic Con International

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2008
Once again our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our post NYCC burning questions:   Q1. Is the Wal-mart Wave considered wave 5 of DCUC or is it a separate wave in your numbering system?   Thereby making the Hawkman/Mr. Miracle/Recovery Suit Superman wave 5 or wave 6? A: The Wal-Mart…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2008
Two New Figures Will Be Available Only at San Diego Comic-Con   This just in: McFarlane Toys announced over the weekend that they will have two exclusive Halo 3 figures at this year’s Comic-Con International, July 24-27 at the San Diego Convention Center. A special edition Spartan Soldier EVA "HellSpartan" will be sold together with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
A lot of our questions will be answered this coming weekend when NYCC launches, but even so, Mattel was able to squeeze in one more round of Q&A answers.  Thanks again to Toy Guru for fielding these.   Q1. So far as I’ve seen the SDCC exclusive hasn’t been revealed, but it is supposed to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2008
Once again our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our monthly burning questions:    Q1: What are the prices for the NYCC exclusives? A:  Knightshadow Batman, Black Suit Superman and Tech Suit Mr. Freeze will be $10.00 each or all three for $25.00 Q2: Mattel, will you please create a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2008
Mattel’s Toy Guru was kind enough to answer some questions about the newly revealed product shown at their Toy Fair Showroom as well as the future of some existing lines. Infinite Heroes 1. What is the release schedule for these?   IH will be on shelf at the end of the summer.   2.  What is…

 

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
IversonASV 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
SDCCLogo7.gif 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
TBMarjorie 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
SDCCLogo2 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
SDCCManBatliteup 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
SDCCManBatliteup 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…

 

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