Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
HOLLYWOOD, CA., JULY 16, 2008 – The brainchild of producer and actor Jason Lenzi, Bif Bang Pow! – which enjoys exclusive distribution through Entertainment Earth – has in a few short years become nothing less than a superhero within the action figures and collectibles universe. And nowhere will this little company’s big-time accomplishments be more in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2008
  RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jul 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today in Federal Court, a 10-person jury has rendered a unanimous decision that the majority of Bratz design drawings, prototypes and sculpts were created by doll designer Carter Bryant while he was employed by Mattel. The jury has also determined that MGA and its CEO, Isaac…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2008
Cool Comic Con 08 exclusives continue to be revealed.   This time, it is the Mattel Hot Wheel’s 1966 Batman 3-pack of vehicles.  This set will be sold at the Hot Wheels booth at Comic Con will be $30 and comes with The Batmobile, Batcycle and Batgirl’s Batcycle!        This has some great…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2008
Each of these 10-inch hoodlers are A-Listing in the playground. Rockin’ fab-tastic clothing and so much baby bling that other rug rats can only catch their vapors.    Series 1 contains:    Pookie: The green-eyed baller. But don’t make him cranky…ya wouldn’t like him when he’s cranky. Featuring a thermal shirt, t-shirt, dew rag, ring,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Try as they might, the Four Horsemen weren’t able to get the dark overlord, Scarabus, from their Gothitropolis property produced in time for the 2008 San Diego Comic Con. But Scarabus’ evil minions, the Time Keepers, wouldn’t miss the chance to wreak havoc on the event!    That doesn’t mean that fan-chosen Scarabus is completely…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
July 5, 2008
I’m not a very good artist. I mean, I’m OK as far as it goes. I can get the job done or at least figure out what needs to be done. But when it comes to guys like Matt Cauley or Kerry Gammill or Dave Hudnut (all guys I know and worked with) there’s just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2008
Yesterday’s announcement from Mattel on their upcoming collector’s website was a bombshell of joy for most collectors, but now the questions arise on how it will work and what does it mean to all of us rabid collectors?  I know I had quite a few questions and I was seeing more on our message boards,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Hey toy fans of all ages, Well it is that time again. Mattel is gearing up for our really big show down in San Diego at the annual Comic Con July 23-27th 2008. We’ll be there in full force with the largest booth presence we’ve ever had to meet and greet toy fans of all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 the Marvel Team from Hasbro updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1. What are the chances of a 3 3/4 Iron Man in the Hulk movie line? Are there more 3 3/4 figures planned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Iconic STAR WARS™ Starship Toy Undergoes Major Overhaul  Pawtucket, Rhode Island, July 1, 2008 – Updating the fan-favorite MILLENNIUM FALCON for the first time since its introduction in 1979, Hasbro is launching the largest MILLENNIUM FALCON toy to ever travel the galaxy.  The new STAR WARS LEGACY COLLECTION MILLENNIUM FALCON includes electronic lights and sounds,…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 29, 2008
AFI is pleased to unveil our first (but by no means last) Custom Action Figure Jam: The DCUC Custom Showcase! Shepherded by longtime AFI stalwart Ryan "The Superfly" Prast and ably assisted by Peter "Vader" Go, this debut gallery uses the Mattel DCUC line as a base for all sorts of crazy custom figures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2008
Frisco, Texas — June 28, 2008 – Hasbro announced the results of the online poll to determine the top 10 figures in the G.I. JOE vs. COBRA 3 ¾” single carded line, today at the annual International G.I. JOE Collectors Convention. Over the past 1 ½ years, 62 individual figures have been created in celebration…

 

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