Tag: Toy Fair 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2013
DCSCDW_Robin3 As we count down the final 12 hours of the 2014 Mattel subscription window we will take a closer look at the announced figures for the 2013 DC Club Infinite Earths sub.  You can order a 2014 sub with both monthly and quarterly shipping here at MattyCollector.com. Our next installment is the newly announced addition…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2013
I meant to post this during our 8th Anniversary celebration but time got away from me.   But there’s no time like the present!   Shortly after I got back from New York Toy Fair in February I was asked to be a guest on the Bill Leff Show on WGN radio to talk about what…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
4horsemenLogo.jpg  Set your DVRs now, because The Four Horsemen just announced the air date for their episode of ‘Cake Boss‘ on TLC that was recorded in February at Toy Fair 2013.   And if you look closely you MIGHT just see little old me in the background of some shots. Here are the full details straight from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2013
MezcoTF13AxCop1-500x333.jpg New York– Mezco Toyz is thrilled to announce it will be creating a line of collectibles for Axe Cop. Mezco will be offering an assortment of merchandise for the Axe Cop license including both action figures and plush collectibles. Featuring one of the largest and surreally diverse casts ever seen, Mezco’s award winning design team…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2013
The one item in Tonner’s 2013 Toy Fair booth that we could not take pictures of, was their new “Ralphie” figure from the holiday cult classic “A Christmas Story.”    Today Tonner sent out the details of the figure and some images, so here’s what you missed.  Have a look, but don’t shoot your eye out,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2013
PowerRangMonop-500x298.jpg NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 (Virtual Press Office) — Saban Brands and USAopoly today announced their collaboration for the upcoming Power Rangers Monopoly and Trivial Pursuit board games to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the iconic franchise. USAopoly has unveiled the first look of the box tops for the Power Rangers editions of each game this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2013
IM3Specialty1-500x359.jpg Now that the latest trailer for Iron Man 3 has been viewed by millions of people, it’s time for another unveiling… of Iron Man 3 Minimates! Diamond Select’s 49th consecutive assortment of 2-inch mini-figures will include four 2-packs, two exclusively at comic shops and specialty stores, and two shared with Toys “R” Us! War Machine…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2013
SW_Darth_Vader_31_Inch.jpg MALIBU, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 11, 2013– Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), announced today it has signed an agreement with Lucasfilm to manufacture, distribute and market a 31” Darth Vader figure inspired by the iconic character from the Star Wars universe. The agreement also includes rights for additional product categories including flashlights, play tents,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2013
bbtslogo3.gif Lots of news out of Toy Fair so that also means LOT of new pre-orders available from BigBadToyStore.com! ————- NEW PREORDERS ————- NECA TOY FAIR 2013 NEW ITEMS NECA had a variety of new items to show at Toy Fair this past weekend.  These include a 1/4 Scale Superman from the upcoming “Man of Steel”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2013
TF13Galleries-150x1501.jpg Another busy day at Toy Fair 2013!   Today we have galleries of: Activision/Skylanders Swap Force, Brick Warriors, The Bridge Direct, A Crowded Coop (with some cool Portal 2 stuff), Cryptozoic, Disney Value, Presidential Monsters/Heroes in Action, Kid Robot, EMCE, DC Little Mates/Princess International, Maisto, Loyal Subjects and Kotobukiya! Click on the image above to be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2013
AFi’s #ToyFair13 Interview with Mattel’s Scott Neitlich Directly after the press conference at Mattel yesterday I had the opportunity to talk to Scott “ToyGuru” Neitlich about the new reveals, his favorite feature on Castle Grayskull and if we will get a DCSC “Ice” to go with our “Fire.:  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2013
TF13Galleries1.jpg Today we saw: Jazwares, McFarlane Toys, Blue Fin, Toynami, Jakks Pacific, Dark Horse Deluxe, Tokidoki, DC Collectibles, Bandai, Huckleberry, Royal Bobbles, Mezco Toys, Tonner Dolls and Playmobil.   Wow.  Not that I type them all … that was a LOT of appointments in one day!   But that’s what we do to bring you the most complete…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2013
20130211-220211.jpg The Breaking Bad Walter White figures from Mezco are Amazing!!

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 10, 2013
While Funko had their usual amount of coolness to show at their all-new upgraded booth this year, most people don’t realize that in the catalog that they hand out there are a HUGE amount of new stuff that they didn’t show! There are a TON of new licenses that have not yet been announced in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2013
TF13Galleries.jpg Today we covered – NECA, Lego, Underground Toys, Funko, Diamond Select Toys, Mattel and Playmates. You can see all of the galleries in our Toy Fair 2013 coverage here.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2013
MOTUCIcerSneak-500x666.jpg ToyGuru took this photo yesterday with snow from winter storm Nemo.  You can get accurate snow shots like this in El Segundo!   We will have coverage of Mattel’s collector press event today starting at 3pm EST.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2013
HobbitFigures-2013group_TheBridgeDirect-500x208.jpeg Toy Fair 2013 officially starts today!  Now in fact.  And there will be a lot of news and information flying your way from our team here. We are happy to kick things off with your first look at the full line of of dwarfs from The Bridge Direct’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3.75″ action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2013
Toy Fair 2013 – Hasbro Star Wars Black Interview I had the privilege of speaking to Jeff L. the Hasbro Global Brand Director for Star Wars and discuss all things Star Wars BLACK!

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2013
It was bound to happen… Mattel is taking full advantage of their 1966 Batman license and spreading it across all their brands… even Barbie.   Today Mattel announced we will be getting Barbie and Ken as the Adam West Batman and Julie Neumar Catwoman. [nggallery id=81] The Caped Crusader meets his match! From the original comics…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2013
Check out the full galleries of all the Hasbro Toy Fair showrooms here.   And check out this post for all the news at the collector press event.   Below is a look at both scales of Star Wars Black. [nggallery id=80]

 

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