Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2008
The 2008 holiday shopping season is here, and on Sunday, the highly anticipated Toys“R”Us Big Toy Book will arrive! With eight extra pages packed with more bikes, more trains, and yes, more video games, it’s the BIGGEST Toy Book ever produced by the company. Value-conscious parents will be just as delighted to find thousands of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2008
DC Direct wowed the collecting community this week with giving us our first look at the greatly anticipated "History of the DC Universe" line.    This new line of figures that was mentioned in passing in an interview with DC Direct before Comic Con, and became one of the most talked about in the company’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2008
The GI JOE team at Hasbro has answered our latest round of questions.  If you have a question you want answered in the next round then post it in this thread.    Q1. Is there any chance of seeing Cover Girl in the 3¾” line before the focus shifts over to the movie figures? A1….

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2008
Plus, Win a Complete Set of Guitar Hero Action Figures McFarlane Toys’ first series of Guitar Hero action figures is now rocking Toys ‘R’ Us stores! For information on which Toys ‘R’ Us stores near you are carrying these figures, go here. Series 1 includes four of Guitar Hero‘s fan-favorite characters. Each 6-inch scale articulated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2008
Below are the DC Direct solicitations for items shipping June 2009.  It includes on the most anticipated lines that DC Direct has ever announced.    ACTION FIGURES   HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES BASED ON THE ART OF GEORGE PÉREZ The first in an ongoing line of action figures that spans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2008
Dream Halloween is right around the corner. This is a fantastic event where Mattel teams created one-of-a-kind collector items to auction off for Children Affected by Aids. This year, among the spectacular toys are two items we showed off first at San Diego Comic Con, the one-of-a-kind Darth Mater and the second and last publically…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2008
Action-Packed Film And Television Brands Include STAR TREK, TERMINATOR SALVATION And TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Expansions Of Innovative Playmates Toys Originals, MYLIFE and NIGHT GUARDIANS™, THE DEFENDERS OF DREAMTIME          COSTA MESA, CA – Drawing upon a rich history of pioneering imaginative products as well successfully managing and developing lines based on stellar entertainment brand…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2008
Gaaaaaaah!   There was NO new JLU for so long and now there is SOOOO much new JLU goodness I can hardly stand it!   To think that this line was so close to canceled last summer, and now to already have 17 1/2 new figures so far is amazing! I just got a the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2008
Much like their Q&A sessions with the brand managers of Star Wars, Marvel and GI Joe, the team at Hasbro has started up a monthly Q&A session with the team the runs the Transformers brand.   We at AFI put out a call for questions and you responded.  Below are your questions to "Team Transformers"…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2008
The Wall Street Journal and MSN Money have posted an interesting article today about toys and the holiday buying season.   "The discount retailer, which earlier this decade aggressively grabbed a bigger share of the toy market, prepares for the year-end holidays by slashing prices on 10 popular toys to $10." You can read the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2008
San Francisco, CA – (Oct. 14, 2008) – Dr. Toy, (www.drtoy.com) today announced a new feature of selected toys called “BEST PICKS FOR 2008.” The items were chosen by Dr. Toy, aka Stevanne Auerbach, PhD., who has been evaluating children’s products for more than 25 years, to complement the goal of providing the most current…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2008
Toy2R, one of the pioneers in the designer toy business, is excited to announce the launch of Toy2R USA.   For more then 10 years, the iconic Toy2R Qee brand has been one of the most recognizable platforms in the designer toy genre.   Establishing a US office will allow Toy2R to expand their global presence….

 

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