Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2015
ScreenHunter_27 Aug. 01 15.34 Now that the Minions offering is over McDonald’s has moved on to the new August offerings – Batman Unlimited and Monster High.   There are 8 toys in each offering. With each of the toys for both offerings you can scan the toy on your tablet or smart device and it will unlock a game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2015
AmazonGeekBout1 Now Open, Welcome to The Geek Boutique at Amazon Sensing a disturbance in the Force? It’s time for the summit of fanboys, fangirls, geeks, nerds, and dorks— “the world’s gonna need us!” Even if you couldn’t get to Comic-Con International and catch all the sneak peeks and cosplay, we’ve got you covered here in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2015
Mondo_Tong_AntMan_foilvariant_final MONDO UNVEILS SNEAK PEEK FOR SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON Posters, Vinyl, and Collectible Figures Will Be Available for Ant-Man, Superman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Much More!   Austin, TX- Wednesday, July 1, 2015– Mondo is super excited to offer a sneak peek at its offerings for San Diego Comic-Con 2015, featuring the best in artist-driven collectibles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2015
SWFFCountDJune23 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 73 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day was once a great figure, but 2 years of hanging on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2015
CHH96-imaginext-dc-superfriends-firestorm-d-1 The other week we showed you some DC Comics Imaginext reveals that showed up on the back of some new packaging, but now the good folks at Fisher-Price have done one better with new products officially revealed on the Imaginext website!   New figures, new vehicles and new fun are coming our way! And this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2015
receptionsforResearch Former Hasbro PR agent Joe M is using his toys for good.  Over the next few weeks Joe is auctioning off a lot of his toys and collectibles for charity.   He has a wide variety of items available from Hasbro and other companies including some hard to find convention exclusives.   See below for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2015
SSC_Generic_SP_Contents_FINAL_HiRes New Video Game Puts Players in the Driver’s Seat by Introducing an Entirely New Way to Play Skylanders with Land, Sea and Sky Vehicles Santa Monica, Calif. – June 3, 2015 – Skylanders® is bringing another trailblazing innovation to the #1 kids console franchise(1) with the launch of Skylanders® SuperChargers on September 20, 2015 in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2015
TenaciousNinjaBlog2 May 25, 2015– In an effort to streamline the web address of their blog, Tenacious Toys has partnered with artists Tony Gil and Playful Gorilla to re-brand the widely-read blog as Tenacious.Ninja. While the layout, content, writers and purpose of the Tenacious Blog remain the same, the web address has changed from tenacious-toys.blogspot.com to simply www.tenacious.ninja…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2015
Aaaaand we’re BACK!   It’s been a few weeks, but there was a “secret” episode in the meantime in form of my Wondercon panel that Jason was a panelist. (I should have that up on the ActionFigureInsiderTV  YouTube channel soon).  Jason and I also got to hang out a bit at Star Wars Celebration, so…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2015
SWFFCountDCover I got a surprise in the mail yesterday from my friends at Hasbro.  They have created a really cool page-a-day calendar full of Star Wars trivia, important dates and most importantly, TOYS!  The calendar was written to help us all pass the time until we can buy new toys for Star Wars The Force Awakens…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2015
mythiclegions.1    This Friday the most successful action figure line ever funded on Kickstarter – MYTHIC LEGIONS – goes up for pre-order on Store Horsemen (http://www.StoreHorsemen.com)! More than 30 different figures, legion builder sets, various weapons packs, and even the 48 page Mythic Legions art book will be up for grabs to those of you who weren’t able to participate in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2015
WizWorldComicConBox3 Fans Can Receive Exclusive Collectibles, Toys, Tech, Games, Licensed Artwork, Comics And More Beginning April 30, 2015 EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) today announced the launch of ComicConBox™, a subscription-based premium monthly box service which offers fans the opportunity to receive exclusive collectibles, toys, technology, games, licensed artwork, comics, apparel, Wizard World Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2015
DCCAF15Chess DC Collectibles gave fans a sneak peek today at some upcoming solicitation items they will be shipping soon.  The cool thing is none of these items were on display in their Toy Fair show room back in February so it’s ALL NEW!  These new solicits include a new chess set, a brand new DC Icons…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2015
ValiantMMpkg1 Two of the greatest heroes of the Valiant Universe have stepped into the three dimensional world with an all-new Valiant Minimates two-pack from Diamond Select Toys (DST), now available exclusively at Toys“R”Us® stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com! The alien-armored, Visigoth hero X-O Manowar and indestructible commando Bloodshot make their Minimate debut in a specially…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2015
ReAction Figures: Breaking Bad Say his name… The gritty, high-stakes world of Breaking Bad is coming to ReAction! The twisted partnership between Walter White and Jesse Pinkman is represented, as well as Gustavo Fring, the most feared man in the… empire business.   Available in April!   ReAction Figures: The Karate Kid This 80s classic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2015
AFWD Logo Following a successful launch in 2014, Action Figure Work Day has set Friday, March 6th 2015, as the second annual Take Your Action Figure To Work Day. Take Your Action Figure To Work Day began when Randy Ham brought a Teen Titans Raven variant to work with him and posted a few photos of her…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2015
FunkoTF15Booth2 Check out AFi’s video virtual tour of Funko’s booth at Toy Fair 2015!  See all the new reveals for Pop Vinyl, ReAction,Vinyl Idols, Vinyl Vixens, Legacy Collection, Mystery Minis and More!   Also check out our full Funko Image Gallery from Toy Fair 2015 right here!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2015
NECATF15pic2 Randy Falk from NECA gives us the full rundown of all of the new NECA offerings that were on display at their 2015 Toy Fair booth.    Randy also reveals some news about some upcoming items that they didn’t have in the showroom…   There’s a lot of great information and a LOT of awesome looking toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
AFi_NYTF15_2 The second day of Toy Fair 2015 is done and we have an all new round of pictures from 17 different companies!  That’s over 20 new galleries of new toy goodness! Check out the 2015 Toy Fair Gallery for pictures of all the latest offerings from: Mattel McFarlane Toys NECA Mezco Toys Diamond Select Toys Square…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
DSC_0707 One of my first stops yesterday was stopping by the DC Collectibles booth, where my old pal Jim Fletcher walked me through all of the latest and greatest product offerings that the good people at DCC have cooked up for us. What you WON’T see in the video is where I pushed him to the…

 

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