Tag: Superman


by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2012
I got to see this piece first hand that day I visited the DC Entertainment offices.  They had just gotten in the hand painted sample of the statue and had it behind closed doors. (I saw an unpainted sample too).  It’s a stunning piece and it’s really big.   It’s got real wires coming off of…


by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2012
This week we’ll be taking a look at the newest additions to the 4″ Young Justice Line from Mattel.  Superman is part of the new wave of single carded figures that will be shipping soon.  This new wave is a four figure wave with two members of the Young Justice team (Robin and Artemis) and…


by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2012
I got to see these in person earlier this week and these prints are stunning!  Great heavy paper, great bright printing and they are big! DC Direct will offer WonderCon attendees a chance to purchase three exclusive new prints, available for sale at the show in Graphitti Designs booth #601. The prints represent different graphical…


by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
This news was just sent to us from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com: Mattel has just given us the go-ahead to begin preorders on DCU All Stars Waves 2 and 3. Wave 2 contains: Flash (New 52 JLA) Red Robin Supergirl Superman (New 52 JLA) http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MAT14397&mode=retail Wave 3 contains: Batgirl Batman (New 52 JLA) Hawkman Steel…


by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2012
DCSkelanimals.jpg Today on the Skelanimals Facebook page they gave fans a look at the upcoming union of Skelanimals and DC Comics and asked fans the question : Which DC Comics superhero Skelanimal would you call on if you were in trouble?


by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2011
A Home Movie: Christmas 1966 I guess Christmas videos will be a running theme this week on my blog as I’ve found one to post here each day this week.  Here is the entry for today- A Christmas Home Video circa 1966.  This is not me (I wasn’t born in 1966) or my family.  I have no idea who these…


by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2011
Almost a full year after it was announced, Hot Toys has finally given us our first full look at the upcoming 1/6th scale Superman the Movie figure. This evening Hot Toys updated their Facebook page with pictures of this uncanny likeness of Christopher Reeve.   The set come with multiple hands, a flying stand, a piece…


by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2011
We’ve almost a full year from their last teaser image, but now at long last Hot Toys have posted an updated teaser image of their upcoming Christopher Reeve Superman the Movie figure. Today on their Facebook page they posted the following update. Amid highest anticipation, Superman, the most beloved superhero of all times, finally comes!…


by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2011
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores January 2012 as listed below.  This month…


by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Fan Film- ‘Superman Classic’ Animator Robb Pratt created a traditionally animated/digitally painted fan film that combines classic elements from Superman through the ages.  It’s a charming piece (that I’m sure DC and the WB will have pulled down) that really shows his love of the character.  It’s been making the rounds today on Facebook and Twitter, but I thought…


by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2011
Mezco Toyz will be introducing even more characters from the DC Universe including world-famous super heroes such as Batman™, Superman™ and the Green Lantern. Look for many more characters to hit the store shelves this year! The first series of 2 packs includes the following pairings: Batman: Gotham City’s Dark Knight. The Joker: The Clown…


by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:December 2010 Wave/Assortment: Wave 1 Packaging: Carded 2-pack Accessories: Stand Scale: 2.5" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team NOTES: Springing from Mattel’s Batman The Brave and the Bold Action League line comes this new DC Universe Action League.   This line first debuted at Comic Con 2010.  There are 4 2-packs…