Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2008
Mattel’s Toy Guru was kind enough to answer some questions about the newly revealed product shown at their Toy Fair Showroom as well as the future of some existing lines. Infinite Heroes 1. What is the release schedule for these?   IH will be on shelf at the end of the summer.   2.  What is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2008
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–World Wrestling Entertainment®(“WWE”), the greatest force in sports entertainment, and Mattel, Inc., the undisputed champion of the toy industry and the world’s leading toy manufacturer, today announced that they have entered into a comprehensive,multi-year licensing agreement, effective as of January 2010, naming Mattel as WWE’s master toy licensee covering all global territories upon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2008
 Hot New Toys to Debut February 17-20 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center NEW YORK, February 11, 2008 – It will be all fun and games February 17th to 20 th at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center when more than 1,200 toy companies, 15,000 retail buyers and thousands of toy industry professionals from around…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 9, 2008
Toyfare Magazine #128 will be hitting comic shops this week and the big news contained within is Mattel’s plans for JLU in 2008. AFI’s good friend Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga caught an advance look at the issue and reports that among other things, JLU will be exclusive to Target stores starting this summer, and will have at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2008
  This July, as the world breathlessly awaits the release of the new CG animated Clone Wars series, fans and collectors will get an eyeful of all-new packaging for scores of Clone Wars products soon to be lining store shelves.  StarWars.com the official Star Wars site has updated with a feature  about the new packaging…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2008
NY- Hiro, Claire, Peter, Sylar, & Mohinder stopped into NBC ‘s famous offices at 30 Rock today when Mezco toys delivered the prototypes for the new Heroes action figures which are scheduled to be in stores in mid June.  Generally, prototypes are never seen by the general public, but because of the overwhelming interest in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2008
Famed toy designer, sculptor and super nice guy David Cortes is going to be featured on the nationally syndicated TV show LatiNation TV in over 100 markets this weekend.   Dave’s resume includes a lot of the Marvel Legends line for Toy Biz/Marvel Toys and  a lot of work for Mezco including the Hellboy figures based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2008
EL SEGUNDO, CA (January 23, 2008) – FORTUNE announced today that Mattel [NYSE: MAT], the world’s largest toy company, has been named to the prestigious 11th annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, ranking number 70. Mattel is the only toy company to make the 2008 list. “We’re proud to be named among this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
NEW FANTASTIC EXCLUSIVE 2008 ROUND! A new year brings a new round of voting in the Four Horsemen’s ongoing action figure fan based project: FANtastic Exclusive2008.This time it’s going to be a somewhat simplified two-parter. Scarabus, the fan-voted winning character from the Four Horsemen’s Gothitropolis property is going to be a six inch scaled figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
ACTION FIGURES  ALL STAR ACTION FIGURES It’s an all-star lineup featuring the work of two fan-favorite artists in this series! Four of DC’s superstars are represented here: Batman and Batgirl, as drawn by Jim Lee in All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder, and Superman and Super Lois, as drawn by Frank Quitely in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
New Feature posted As we wait for Galactic Season 4 to start back up in April,  we take a look at DST/Art Asylum’s second wave of modern Galactica MiniMates.  This wave features everything you want in a MiniMates wave:  Viper Pilots, Commanding Officers and Hooch! Plus have a look at the next two waves planned. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2008
TOY2R x SIMPSONS return with a second assortment of 3” Qees based on the iconic BART SIMPSON with a few added surprises for 2008! 2007 saw the release of the collaboration between the top animated show on television and the leading manufacturer of designer art figures with amazing results: A Sell-Out series of 3” and…

 

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