Tag: Toy Fair 2008

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
AFI’s Toy Fair 2008 Recap Video   To kick off the 3rd Anniversary Celebration here is a video we cut together of our Toy Fair  2008 video footage.  This video covers a little of everything and gives you a bit of flavor of walking around the Javits  Center .  I hope you dig it!   Thanks to "Cubby" for cutting it together.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2008
Toy Fair Video #1- Mattel/Fisher Price’s Elmo Live   Now that we have all of our Toy Fair 08 pictures labeled and posted I can start posting some of the video I shot. This first video may not appeal to all action figure collectors, but this product was the talk of Toy Fair 08 and I think you can see the potential in…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
March 12, 2008
  After a lot more headaches and complications that we could have ever planned on (and two new servers AND one new webhost later) we finally were able to label all of the last batch of galleries. And it’s a pretty big batch, too. Go check them out- there is a lot of stuff there…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2008
NY- Fans of the popular NBC series Heroes are eagerly awaiting the release of the Mezco Toyz action figures of their favorite characters from the award winning series. Collectors are pre-ordering the figures online in record numbers and the prototypes, on display at NBC’s Rockefeller Center headquarters, draw crowds of onlookers who pose next to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2008
JAKKS'(TM) Electronics Roster Includes NextGeneration EyeClops(TM) Products, Ulti-Motion(TM) Wireless Motion Gaming System Products and G2: Game Girl(TM) Deluxe Hannah Montana(TM)Plug and Play, Collectible Plush Linking to Neopets.com DiscoveryKids(TM)-Branded ”Smart” Toys MALIBU, Calif. –(Business Wire)– Feb. 18, 2008JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) is presenting the company’s line-up of interactive toys and games to media and buyers attending…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 24, 2008
The gang here at AFI just finished labeling a buttload of new galleries, many with lots of shots not seen before! Click on the links below to see what’s new at Hasbro, Mattel, Mezco, Kotobukiya, WizKids, Bandai and Gentle Giant! UPDATE: added Playmobil, Accoutrements (Archie McPhee), Schylling, and the Toy Association Hall of Fame! Hasbro…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2008
  In the coming weeks I’ll be posting news, information and my general thoughts about what I saw this year at Toy Fair 2008.   First up is retailer turned manufacturer Amok Time You can see all of our Amok Time Showroom Photos by clicking here.  Amok Time Amok Time is having a go at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2008
This just in from MATTEL and our friend Toy Guru: I’m excited to share some great news about Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited line. Due to overwhelming support from the fans, Mattel and Target are teaming up to bring an all new Collector’s Line to store shelves starting this August! 16 brand new figures along with…

 

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 Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2008
ACTION FIGURES SECRET FILES SERIES 3: BATMAN ROGUES GALLERY 2 Inspired by the art of Brian Bolland Four of Gotham City’s most infamous residents are included in this series! All inspired by the art of Brian Bolland, this Poison Ivy action figure is based on the cover of BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #15, and the Two-Face…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 19, 2008
DC Direct showed off their usually huge range of everything DC Comics that could be related to toys and collectibles. And Diamond Select was nearly overwhelming with the giant selection of Star Trek, Stargate, and Battlestar Galactica collectibles!   DC Direct Gallery Diamond Select Gallery 

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 18, 2008
A bunch more galleries are up now, including tons of Dr. Who stuff from Underground Toys, Amazing new 12" figures from Amok Time, 12" military figures from Dragon in Dream, Wacky Wobblers from Funko, and a look around the Javits con floor!  Underground Toys Amok Time Dragon in Dream Toys Funko Javits Center   

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
UPDATED!!!  Just put up lots of new galleries! More info on the line to come! And lots more pictures, too. (Especially more DC Direct and Diamond). NECA Showroom Shocker Toys DC Direct Diamond Select Toys Noah’s Pals Tonner Dolls  Mini Mag Stands Ertl/ Johnny Lightning  Javits Center Floor  Ata-Boy Magnets Unimax 

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
  UPDATED- NECA gallery is now online!  NECA once again has surprised us with their bags of coolness on display this year at Toy Fair. Stuff coming for 2008 includes a 7" Joey Ramone figure, new Cult Classics including Jareth & Hoggle from Labyrinth, Regan from the Exorcist (climbing the stairs backward!), Macheté from Grindhouse…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
  As Julius Marx wanders the Javits Center between appointments he’s snapping camera phone pics right and left to share with you, the reader. See below are a wide range of stuff, including Rocky3 and Platoon Mini-Mates, a few new Battlestar Galactica figures, A few of Shocker Toys’ new prototypes (Shi, Katchoo, and the Maxx),…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
After thinking that fans had seen nearly everything that would be offered this year in DCUC, and with JLU not being shown due to its new status as a Target exclusive, Mattel came straight out of left field with a brand new DC Comics based line: Infinite Heroes! This amazing looking toy line will have…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
No pictures yet, but Diamond has a new line of incredible 18" figures from Star Wars and Indiana Jones! The likenesses look to be the best we’ve seen yet for these characters. Shown in their showroom are Ben Kenobi for Star Wars: A New Hope (comes with lightsaber and jedi training remote), Han Solo in…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 17, 2008
Hasbro revealed a few surprise additions to the 25th Anniversary G.I.Joe line yesterday at Toy Fair. Among the already-revealed figures are: B.A.T. w/ battle damaged head and mutliple arms Steeler & Serpentor w/ Armadillo and Air Chariot Breaker & Tele-Viper w/ RAM Cycle and Cobra Flight Pod Clutch w/ new VAMP Rip It w/ black HISS tank  DVD…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
Our intrepid Julius Marx has called in with a bit of news for Dr. Who fans (if this sounds off, it’s because I don’t know a thing about Dr. Who and wrote it down wrong!): Torchwood is getting its own figures- they will be 7" scale unfortunately, but will include Jack, some of the monsters…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
Lego has shown up this year with some awesome new licenses including the Indiana Jones license for all 4 films, the Speed Racer movie,  Star Wars: the Clone Wars animated series, and most importantly, Spongebob Squarepants! Go check out our brand new gallery of all the Lego goodness! 

 

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