Tag: Toy Fair

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Several new pictures of Mattel’s recently announced “evergreen” Batman line – Power Attack Batman have surfaced on various retailer sites.   An “evergreen” line is one that is not tied to any other media. Previously we showed you a few Batman variants and the Batmobile.  Now we see 2 more Batmen and our first look at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
BBP6MilManOscarFemTease-150x150.jpg Today the gang over at EntertainmentEarth.com posted some teaser images of Bif Bang Pow products they will be showing at Toy Fair 2012.   These are just the character sheets, but it gives you an idea of what the final product might look like and what accessories they might include. First up- their retro Mego-esque $6…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
Fans have been waiting a long time to get a classic looking Ultron for the Marvel Legends 6″ scale.   Hopefully getting a 7″ scale Marvel Select Ultron will help curb some of that want. MTV Geek has a first look at this DST pre-Toy Fair debut of the latest Marvel Select figure from Diamond Select…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
blank.gif Just a little bit ago Scott from Mattel took to the MattyCollector boards to clear up some confusion and update fans of Mattel’s DC Universe products on what news they will have in store for them at next week’s Toy Fair presentation. AFi will be on hand at the event and bringing you all the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
Toy2R brings vinyl back to music with the announcement of a licensed collaboration with Grammy nominated phenom – DEADMAU5. Roaming the floor during next week’s Toy Fair trade show, Toy2R will be hyping this project as well as other hot 2012 releases. Stay Tuned…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 5, 2012
Introducing the new place for all the latest news and buzz surrounding NYTF 2012 – Toy Talk!  Why did we do this?  The mighty Toyotter explains… So what is this “Toy Talk”, and why would we create it when we have a perfectly good forum on AFi already? Basically, all of us here at AFi…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 3, 2012
Only days after revealing the first images of G.I. Joe: Retaliation movie toys, Hasbro’s own G.I. Joe website has shown new thumbnail images for a large run of G.I. Joe: Retaliation toys, including more figures, vehicles, and role play items!  Also shown are the Hasbro SDCC Exclusives – two versions of Jinx, and a Decepticon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
In the weeks before Toy Fair 2012, many companies have reached out to major media outlets to help the tease their new product. Just this week we have seen: Hasbro revealed their GI Joe: Retaliation movie figures to USA Today. MTV Geek got an exclusive look at Playmates new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line. Wired…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS SOARS INTO TOY FAIR SEASON WITH EXTENSIVE WORLDWIDE LICENSING PROGRAM SUPPORTING THIS SUMMER’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILM THE DARK KNIGHT RISES UNRIVALED TOY CHEST OF ENTERTAINMENT AND LICENSING SUPPORT FOR WORLD-CLASS PORTFOLIO TO BE SHOWCASED   Burbank, Calif., February 1, 2012 – The Bat-Signal has summoned “The Caped Crusader” to an adventurous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2012
MattyAFiLogo-150x150.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Mattel will took a short break earlier this month for the holidays and now they…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2011
New York, NY | February 22, 2011 – (Virtual Press Office) – More than 25,000 players in the global toy industry flocked to the 108th American International Toy Fair last week to scout out 100,000+ innovative products on display, while exhibitors garnered worldwide media exposure and struck business deals across 360,000 net square feet of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2011
 As announced at their Toy Fair presentation on Sunday, Mattel is giving fans the opportunity to pick the color of the first release of the MOTUC Man-E-Faces.  For the next few days they are running a pole on their MattyCollector.com message board.  You only have a few more days to vote so if you want…

 

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