Tag: Toy Fair

 

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,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2015
Bif Bang Pow! Abides Again LOS ANGELES, CA: February 10, 2015 – Bif Bang Pow! today announced it has renewed its agreement with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to produce an exciting new line of toys and collectibles inspired by The Big Lebowski.   The license provides for all-new 6 to 24-inch action figures, car accessories…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2015
Concord, CA – Factory Entertainment, Inc., the Concord, California-based manufacturer of licensed toys and collectibles, will be debuting its expanded line of products from the hit HBO® series Game of Thrones, February 14-17, 2015 at New York Toy Fair in the Factory Entertainment Booth (#4952).     Among the products to be unveiled is a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2015
BRISTOL, Pa., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Wicked Cool Toys has entered into a strategic and worldwide licensing agreement with Original Appalachian Artworks, Inc., to become the Master Toymaker for the iconic and beloved brand, Cabbage Patch Kids®. Created by Xavier Roberts, The Cabbage Patch Kids® have been welcomed as family members around the globe…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2015
New Products, New Booth and New Logo Launch in 2015   February 9, 2015 – Glastonbury, CT – Steve Wampold, president and founder of BigMouth Inc., today announced a brand new booth, new logo and new products to launch at Toy Fair NY2015. BigMouth Inc. will be located in booth #4863.  From Tiny Hands to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2015
   New York- Everyone’s favorite wascally wabbit   is set to become immortalized by Mezco as part of a new licensing agreement. Since his debut on screens in Porky’s Hare Hunt in 1938, Bugs Bunny has appeared in over 200 cartoons and numerous films. He was the 1st cartoon character to appear on a postage stamp (sorry Mickey) and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2015
Its no secret that my most anticipated line of 2014 was the DC Collectibles line based on both Batman: The Animated Series and The New Batman Adventures.  Wave 1 is out in stores now and wave 2 should be hitting the direct market shortly.  DC Collectibles has solicited the figures up through wave 4 and…

 

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