Tag: Toy Fair

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2013
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
We’re uploading to the galleries now, but in the mean time there are some highlights of all the Marvel stuff shown today at Hasbro. [nggallery id=79]

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2013
Article and photos by John Charles   New York- Mezco Toyz invited the 50 reporters to their international world headquarters Tuesday for an exclusive preview of the items set to be revealed at Toy Fair next week. Located in a historic Long Island City building that was once a shirt factory and horse stable, Mezco’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2013
My Little Pony -Working on lots of new episodes -Twilight Sparkle will still be herself but just as a princess -Some ponies that went away will be coming back -Next week has a huge musical episode Transformers -Beast Hunters will run through all toy lines and comics (including Bot Shots and Kre-o) -IDW is publishing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2013
Action Play Boys Brand Max Steel™ Debuts as Mattel’s Newest Franchise EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This week, at the New York International Toy Fair, leading toymaker Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) will showcase its newest toys that transcend the traditional playroom. Delivering on three key business strategies of innovating core brands, developing new franchises and optimizing best-in-class…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2013
This weekend, Toy Fair International begins at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Not open to the public, the event allows toy manufacturers to present their new offerings to buyers from retail stores around the world, and it always offers fans the first look at the hottest toys of the year. Well, this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2013
Hillside, NJ—February 7, 2013—Leading entertainment conglomerate and game creator NECA/WizKids is taking puzzle gaming to a new level, today announcing Connect With Pieces™, an upcoming puzzle building platform and game combining strategy and challenge designed by Joel Weinshanker, president and COO at NECA and board game designer Mike Elliott. “Our goal has been to drive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2013
This morning, over on AMC’s official ‘The Walking Dead” blog they have posted the pre-Toy Fair news of wave 3 of the TV version of McFarlane Toys’ “The Walking Dead” figures: Following the success of its previous AMC’s The Walking Dead action figure lines, McFarlane Toys and AMC have teamed up to deliver an all-new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2013
Today on the official DC Collectibles Facebook page the DC team gave us our first full look at the upcoming 3.75″ Harley Quinn from their “Injustice: Gods Among Us” line.   Earlier in the week they had teased fans with a close up “Spoiler Alert” image, but today she was revealed in full: “Many of you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2013
Mattel has posted a second Pre-Toy Fair teaser image of Castle Grayskull on the MattelCollector.com Facebook page: Here’s another close-up at the sculpt for Castle Grayskull! Check back each day until Sunday’s big reveal at NYTF! Fan speculation that this is the skull at the top of the elevator that was present in the original…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 5, 2013
Mattel is going to tease us right till the end!   Today on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page they posted our first look at the completed sculpt for their highly anticipated Masters of the Universe Classics Castle Grayskull… or at least part of it. “Here’s a close-up look at the sculpt for Castle Grayskull! We’ll post a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2013
 It’s that time of the year again when throngs of toy fans, toy creators and toy buyers worldwide converge onNew York City for the International Toy Fair. For the third year in a row during this time, the art gallery TT Underground and Beerlao will be hosting the Four Horsemen as they bring you Toypocalypse 3: ExtraTOYrrestrial!!  This is the Four Horsemen’s third annual…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2013
Concord, CA –Factory Entertainment, Inc., the Concord, California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, which has been producing officially licensed Beatles products for several years, has announced that it will be showing new additions to its line of Beatles collectibles at Toy Fair 2013. New products for 2013 include: Sgt Pepper Band Member Shakems™ Premium…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2013
Generally only available to Toy Fair attendees, Mezco is now making a limited number of Toy Fair catalogs available to the general public. The 8.5×11 inch softcover contains 28 full color pages of  Mezco product including 6 pages of Living Dead Dolls items, all new licenses, 4 pages of Breaking Bad items, Child’s Play, Thundercats,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2013
Warner Bros. Consumer Products Zooms into Toy Fair Season with the Debut of its Worldwide Toy Program Supporting this Summer’s Highly Anticipated Film Man Of Steel Vast Portfolio of Theatrical, Television, Animation and Super Hero Fare to be Showcased Burbank, Calif. – January 30, 2013 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) zooms into this year’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2013
Yesterday, Hasbro’s new line of collector-targeted Star Wars figures, Star Wars Black, was announced on USAToday.com, which will include both traditional 3.75-inch action figures and a brand-new scale, 6-inch figures. Hasbro is excited to now share with you its official photography for the first 6-inch Star Wars Black figure, X-Wing Pilot Luke Skywalker. STAR WARS ®  BLACK SERIES…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2013
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 25, 2013) – Star Trek fans should get their transporter rooms ready to beam into a new universe of Star Trek television series and classic movie collectibles. Bif Bang Pow!, under a license from CBS Consumer Products, will produce Star Trek bobble heads. Star Trek TV and film buffs around the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2013
Iron Man 3   Funko has so many exciting items for the highly anticipated Iron Man 3 – In theaters May 3rd, 2013! Check out this list: Can-Tivities (BRAND NEW ITEM!) Boxo Papercraft Playset (BRAND NEW ITEM!) Pop! Vinyl Figures Wacky Wobblers Plushies Bookmarks WHOA…Let’s get to it… ________________________________________________________________   Pop! Marvel: Iron Man 3…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2013
The gang over at EntertainmentEarth.com have revealed the first assortment line up of the Iron Man wave of Marvel Legends.  This sub-line, featuring the Iron Man cast was first announced at Toy Fair 2012 and  features a massive build-a-figure of the comic book version of the Iron Monger.  Cases of the first assortment include 8…

 

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