Tag: Star Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2014
If you are someone that covers comic con in the media, just because SDCC ends after 5 days doesn’t mean it’s over. I’m still slogging through getting coverage put up. ALL my photos are live right here, but I still have some videos and interviews that are coming. That also means this episode is going…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2014
GodzillaBank1 It’s another big week for Diamond Select Toys, as a big shipment is headed to your local comic shop for New Toy Day! But in this big shipment are a lot of small toys! In addition to new vinyl banks for Godzilla and Kevin Smith’s Mooby the Golden Calf, there are also a ton of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2014
JJ_Video_Composite2 With an exciting initiative that offered a chance to win unique rewards and prizes, including a once-in-a-lifetime grand prize, Star Wars: Force for Change raised $4,261,410 USD for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Donations were received via fundraising platform Omaze from citizens of 125 countries and enough money was donated to fund the equivalent…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2014
TRANSFORMERS GIGANTIC MEGAZARAK FIGURE The first of two 22.8″ tall non-transforming figures is Megazarak, also known as Scorponok. He is done in green, purple and orange and comes with a gun and a shield. He is listed at $569.99. TRANSFORMERS GIGANTIC BLACK ZARAK FIGURE Black Zarak shares a body form with his moldmate Megazarak but…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2014
Darth_Vader_1_Cover STAR WARS,  DARTH VADER and PRINCESS LEIA Head to Marvel in 2015   New York, NY – July 28th, 2014 – Lucasfilm Ltd. and Marvel Entertainment are extremely proud to announcethe iconic Star Wars franchise will return to Marvel in 2015 with a line-up of three comic book titles chronicling the adventures of a galaxy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2014
A8724_SW_BlackS_Deluxe_Han_Tauntaun copy Hasbro just sent out the press photos of all of the new reveals from their Star Wars panel earlier today.   Click here to see our full gallery!

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 25, 2014
SWrebels_small We have just updated the AFi galleries with all of the slide photos from this panel. You can check them all out by clicking here!   -A lot of McQuarrie influences -Hera (the pilot), Sabine (explosive artist) – mandolorian female, two pistols with working holsters   Mission Series 3.75″ figures Rebels IG-RM & Rebels Cikatro…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 25, 2014
rebels-logo-big Yesterday at “The Heroes of Star Wars Rebels” at Comic-Con 2014, Dave Filoni (Executive Producer), Simon Kinberg (Executive Producer), Freddie Prinze Jr. (“Kanan”), Vanessa Marshall (“Hera”), Taylor Gray (“Ezra”), Steve Blum (“Zeb”) and Tiya Sircar (“Sabine”) debuted the below clips from STAR WARS REBELS…       Star Wars Rebels continues the epic tradition of…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 23, 2014
Walgreens-Exclusive-Star-Wars-Black-Series-Boba-Fett-1 Pre-orders are now live for the Walgreens Exclusive Marvel Legends Infinite Series Agent Venom and Star Wars Black Series Prototype Boba Fett. They are listed at $19.99 each, with a release date of October 15th, 2014. Click on the links below to pre-order! Star Wars The Black Series Boba Fett (Prototype Armor) Figure Before he…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 23, 2014
hasbro Hasbro Returns to Comic-Con International, Showcasing Top Entertainment Brands From TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE and A Galaxy Far, Far Away to a Place Where Friendship is Magic, Fans Can Enjoy Their Favorite Pop Culture Brands All in One Place at San Diego Comic-Con. PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is coming back to Comic-Con…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 23, 2014
“A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away…” We are extremely excited to officially announce today, Hot Toys has acquired the right to manufacture 1/6th scale and 1/4th scale collectible figures from the STAR WARS universe, including the upcoming highly anticipated Star Wars Episode VII that is set to hit theaters in December,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2014
SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) brings fans of all ages the hottest in San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) on-sale collectibles and star-studded celebratory events. Visit booth #3029 or Mattycollector.com for the latest SDCC news, event schedules and on-sale product information. Hot Wheels® Star Wars™ Darth Vader vehicle (Photo: Business Wire) Mattel SDCC Fan Firsts: Max Steel the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2014
DEAD SPACE 3 1/6 SCALE ISAAC CLARKE (SNOW SUIT VERSION) The new ThreeZero figure comes with alternate hands, detailed mechanical parts, a Plasma Cutter, a shotgun, LED lit helmet and backpack. He is priced at $184.99, $5 off the MSRP. STAR TREK 1:1 SCALE BAT’LETH REPLICA This aluminum replica measures 43″ long and comes with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2014
TNTExterior1 Comic-Con International is an experience, to be sure, but sometimes you just need to get out of the convention center! San Diego’s nearby Gaslamp District offers a variety of options for fun, food and drink, and Diamond Select Toys has always had their favorite for all three: Taste and Thirst on 4th. So this year,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2014
SWHeroMillenniumFalcon_life8_ref Today Hasbro officially confirmed that Hasbro’s Star Wars Hero Series Millennium Falcon will be available later this Fall, exclusively at Walmart stores and Walmart.com.  This had been rumored for several weeks on several of the Star Wars toy sites since it appeared in Walmart’s computer system.  This is the second ship in Hasbro’s new “Hero…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2014
Everyone relax. We’re OK. While it may SOUND like we were taking heavy fire in the middle of a war zone, that’s just life in Los Angeles. I can assure you that no hosts were harmed during this recording. It is common in the greater LA area that teens and punk kids set off fire…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2014
SDCC14GGR2KT2 R2-KT was created by Albin Johnson, founder of the 501st Legion, master droid builder Jerry Greene and the R2 Builders Club, for Johnson’s daughter Katie (the ‘KT’ in the droid’s name is a tribute to her). In real life, R2-KT makes appearances at children’s hospitals, Star Wars Celebration and charity events in the southeastern United…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2014
goldfalcon-1024x607 Limited Edition Firefly and Star Wars Key Chains Unveiled, Plus a Show-Exclusive Poster Bundle     LOS ANGELES — July 7, 2014 — Quantum Mechanix Inc. (QMx), creators of fan-favorite sci-fi and pop culture goods, today proudly announced a pair of exciting Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) 2014-exclusive products from legendary sci-fi epics Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2014
ALIENS – XENOMORPH QUEEN ULTRA DELUXE 15″ X 30″ FIGURE Just Announced by NECA: In honor of the 35th Anniversary of the Alien franchise, we’ve created our most massive and most ambitious Aliens figure ever! The terrifying Xenomorph Queen is based on her appearance in the 1986 Aliens film. She stands over 15″ tall and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2014
DHC_SDCC2014_HellboyPlush The year’s most anticipated event will host more exclusive Dark Horse merchandise than ever before!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR – July means the most anticipated event of the year in pop culture is just weeks away! As we rapidly approach the doors opening to the world on July 23, Dark Horse announces the…

 

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