Tag: San Diego Comic Con International

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2008
2008 marks the return of one of the most important super-teams in the history of the Marvel Universe, and now Diamond Select Toys is bring the Invaders to San Diego Comic Con as never before!  Exclusively available at the biggest convention of the year, DST is proud to announce the all-new Invaders Minimates Box Set!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1. Will there be any variations on the SDCC exclusives (Like clear Man-Bat or slimy Grundy) A: King Grayskull will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2008
Building on the phenomenal success of Marvel’s Iron Man franchise comes this latest exclusive box set featuring the unstoppable Marvel Minimates!  Featuring various high-tech armors utilized throughout Iron Man’s history, the all-new Iron Man Through the Ages box set will be exclusively available from Action Figure Xpress at this year’s San Diego Comic Con!  …

 

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…

 

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