Tag: Toy Fair

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
Right as everyone was being booted out of the Javits center at the end of the second day I was able to grab a scoop!  This is the first look at the prototypes for TWO of Gentle Giant’s new Jumbo Super Powers line and Batman from their new Jumbo Batman: The Animated Series line. I…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
The second day of Toy Fair 2015 is done and we have an all new round of pictures from 17 different companies!  That’s over 20 new galleries of new toy goodness! Check out the 2015 Toy Fair Gallery for pictures of all the latest offerings from: Mattel McFarlane Toys NECA Mezco Toys Diamond Select Toys Square…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
The gang over at Captain Action Enterprises let us debut an upcoming product. The new Captain Action A.C.T.I.O.N. Locker! A guy with some many costumes and disguises and accessories needs some place to keep all his stuff when he’s not wearing/using them. Some highlights of the product: 100% made in the USA Handcrafted and all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
Innovative technology, family-friendly gameplay and world-class licensed properties highlight Spin Master’s 2015 line-up February 14, 2015 – New York City, NY – Spin Master Ltd., a global leader and one of the top five U.S. toy manufacturers*, has unveiled its full roster of 2015 toy and entertainment offerings at the 114th American International Toy Fair in New York City.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2015
Fans Invited to Vote for Favorite Cities to Become Property Spaces In New MONOPOLY HERE & NOW Games   PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Roll the dice, pass GO, and get ready to take your MONOPOLY token on a trip around the world! In celebration of the MONOPOLY brand’s 80th anniversary, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has teamed up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2015
NEW YORK, NY —Dark Horse Comics will reveal a new statue based on Eric Powell’s The Goon at Toy Fair 2015 in New York City. The Goon is a hilarious blend of pulpy horror and slapstick comedy following the ongoing misadventures of the man they call the Goon and his sidekick Franky as they battle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2015
The first day of Toy Fair 2015 is done and all of the 1300 pictures that we took today are now live in the first 12 galleries. Check out the 2015 Toy Fair Gallery for pictures of all the latest offerings from: Lego Funko DC Collectibles Jakks Pacific Hasbro (Star Wars, Transformers, Marvel, My Little…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
Todd is sending out the Toy Fair sneak peeks over on his Facebook page.   Today’s was the first look at one of the 2nd wave of The Walking Dead construction sets:   FIRST LOOK at The Walking Dead BOILER ROOM!!!! This build has NEVER been seen before and we’re going to have an advanced…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
When a project starts with an email with the subject line “I’ve got a cockamamie idea…” you know it has to be good! SECRET ORIGINS This podcast was an idea that came to me late last year.   I’ve been in the action figure journalism biz for a long time, and there are a lot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
New York- The toy industry is a cruel mistress. Each February the toy industry holds its largest trade show, The New York International Toy Fair, in New York City. The weather may be bitter cold, but Mezco Toyz, displaying in booth 4849, is helping to make Valentine’s Day sweet by teaming up with the award…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
Diiiiiiiiiiivvvvve! It’s the day before Toy Fair 2015 starts and the floodgates of information and reveals have opened.     Here is your first look at the recently announced 3.75″ retro Flash Gordon figures from our friends at Bif Bang Pow!   These figures are overflowing with 80’s goodness!   There will be lots more…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
View-Master works with Google Cardboard to deliver an affordable, kid-friendly immersive digital experience NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Kicking off the Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair in New York today, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) unveiled a collaboration with Google that gives the iconic View-Master toy a 21st century twist. With the new View-Master that works with Google…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
Gentle Giant take great delight in blowing up your childhood… but not in a bad way, in an amazing JUMBO way!  Today, on “Toy Fair Eve,” the good people at Gentle Giant ltd, have have two fantastic pre-Toy Fair announcements that they are letting us debut here on AFi. Gentle Giant ltd. has had tremendous success…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2015
Concord, CA – Factory Entertainment, Inc., the Concord, California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with renowned novelist, screenwriter and television producer, George R.R. Martin. Best known for his international bestselling epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, which includes A Game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2015
Concord, CA – Factory Entertainment, Inc., the Concord, California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, announced today that it will debut a wide range of products based on the upcoming films, including Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel’s Ant-Man, Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War and Marvel’s Doctor Strange. Factory Entertainment will be launching a variety…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2015
Funko posted a pre-Toy Fair picture of some of their Classic Star Trek ReAction action figures today on their Facebook page.   This looks to be just a sampling as the picture does not contain Captain Kirk, so it’s not that much of a leap of faith to assume we will see more of the line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2015
DC COLLECTIBLES UNVEILS 2015 LINE-UP INCLUDING NEW ACTION FIGURES FROM HIT TV SERIES “ARROW” & “THE FLASH” AND AN ALL-NEW DC COMICS “ICONS” ACTION FIGURE LINE AHEAD OF NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR First-Ever Batmobile Scaled for 6’’ Action Figures Inspired by Batman: The Animated Series Set to Debut in 2015   Burbank, Calif. –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2015
This weekend kicks off Toy Fair 2015 so since I have an action figure website and Jason has a toy company it only makes sense that we spend a good chunk of this episode talking about toys and the toy industry.  We have quite a bit of “behind-the-scenes” toy talk in this episode so we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2015
Just like the rest of the toy industry, MattyCollector.com is gearing up for New York Toy Fair 2015, which starts this weekend!   Mattel will have their big collector press event on Sunday Morning 2/15.   But to whet fan’s appetites they posted this little teaser image on their blog.    What do you think it means? It’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2015
Concord, CA – Factory Entertainment, Inc., the Concord, California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Television to produce a wide range of products from the STARZ Original Series Outlander. The series – which spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history,…

 

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