Tag: toys

 

by Cesar Zamora
September 19, 2014
20140919_094132 Today I’ll be looking at  some new toys by  Bandai for Disney’s Big Hero 6. I’ve taken some photos as well as some video. Check it out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2014
I hope all of you US listeners are enjoying the long holiday weekend.  I know I am.  Here we are at our alliteration episode, number 111… is it still alliteration if it’s with numbers and not letters? As we discuss in this episode we now live in a world with a 12th Doctor, and just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2014
SaveHeMan3 Ok MOTUC fans… now is the time to rally!   The 2015 Club Eternia subscription window is back open for a VERY limited time!  We are just 10% shy of the sub fully funding and us getting another year of AWESOME Four Horsemen sculpted Masters figures.   If you were on the fence (and have the means)…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2014
DCCWoodFigures2 DC Collectibles is trying out not only a new form-factor for some figures but also a new material… or rather a very OLD material – wood!  They showed off their new, interchangeable wood figures at both Toy Fair and Comic Con.   I’ve got to hold them in my hands and mess with them and I’ve…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2014
ClubEterniaLogo1 As announced on Monday, the 2015 MOTUC Club Eternia missed funding this year by about 10%.  Mattel announced they would re-open the sub for a very brief window this weekend in a last-ditch effort to save the sub. In anticipation of that re-opening, today, the Four Horsemen posted their plea for the fans to sub:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2014
ScreenHunter_416 Aug. 21 00.55 Here’s a fun little clip that popped up on line showing a UK toy factory back in 1962.    See how yesterday’s collectibles got made back in the day in this great old Throwback Thursday clip…    

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2014
If you are someone that covers comic con in the media, just because SDCC ends after 5 days doesn’t mean it’s over. I’m still slogging through getting coverage put up. ALL my photos are live right here, but I still have some videos and interviews that are coming. That also means this episode is going…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2014
robotchickenLogo Watch a sneak peek of the Robot Chicken season 7 finale episode premiering Sunday, August 17th at 11:30p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim. About Robot Chicken:Robot Chicken is Adult Swim’s long-running stop-motion animated homunculus of a sketch show. Witness sex, violence and 80’s toy references collide through fan-favorite characters like the Humping Robot and the beloved…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2014
Voltron-30thAnniversary-Logo VOLTRON DEFENDER OF THE UNIVERSE: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Explores The History And Impact of The Classic ‘80s Sci-fi Animated Epic   San Francisco, CA, August 6, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, marks the 30th…

 

by Cesar Zamora
July 31, 2014
20140731_145007   San Diego Comic Con has come and gone but has left us with a lot to think about. In today’s post I do a wrap up of some of what was announced for Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes as well as my figure  reviews for 2 new Disney Infinity figures I got at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2014
MAFEX BATMAN VERSION 02 This popular figure is being reissued. The Miracle Action Figure EX No. 007 Batman 2nd Version comes with alternate hands, a display stand and more, and is listed at $54.99. MAFEX BATPOD The Miracle Action Figure EX No. 008 Batpod is scaled for MAFEX Batman to ride. It measures about 12″…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2014
SDCCSup7Eggs2 I stood in line for an hour and a half on Preview Night to get my 4 ReAction SDCC exclusive ‘blind bagged’ Alien eggs.  Who did I get?  Watch and find out!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2014
Comic-Con-Logo The 2014 San Diego Comic Con is almost here, and the news and updates are coming fast and furious!   We will be covering the show not just through the main site here, but also through all of our social media handles.  Take a moment, before all the chaos starts and Like, Friend, and Follow us…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2014
MondoLogo A GIANT, TURTLES AND A MASTER HERALD A NEW LINE OF COLLECTIBLES   Exclusive Comic-Con Preview for Mondo’s Very First Toys   Austin, TX – Monday, July 21, 2014 – Mondo is doing toys! The launch of figures for The Iron Giant, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Alfred Hitchcock are Mondo’s first foray into toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2014
afi_newlogo AFI’s “After Dark” Panel Series kick off at SDCC 2014   Have you always wanted to see Action Figure Insider’s toy industry panels, but couldn’t get away from the con floor and all of  other events of the day to see them? This year, after the show floor closes, get off your feet for a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2014
July is a magic month for geeks like us.   There’s summer movies, new toys, and San Diego Comic Con.    So much goodness is happening for pop culture fans that we never need to go outside in the sun at all.   We will be heading out to the big show this week.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2014
DARYL_WITH_CHOPPER_01 (1) Todd McFarlane to Innovate the Brick Building Category with Unprecedented and Highly Detailed Collectible Product Available Exclusively at Toys “R” Us this Fall   July 8, 2014 – Tempe, AZ – Famed artist and award-winning toy designer Todd McFarlane and McFarlane Toys are unveiling a revolutionary evolution in brick building toys based on television’s most…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2014
TargetGOGReset2 After weeks of being able to pick up Hasbro’s Guardians of the Galaxy toys at on-line stores, fans were beginning to wonder when the figures, ships and role-play toys would hit the brick-and-mortar stores.  This week, many target stores started resetting their action figure aisles to make way for these long awaited “a-holes.”   The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2014
ScreenHunter_394 Jun. 29 21.14 The Action Figure Hall of Fame has been created to honor those toys who have stood the test of time and become part of the fabric of Pop Culture.  It seems fitting that 50 years after Hasbro introduced the first action figure, the G.I. Joe line,  we begin to recognize some of the greats and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2014
You are joining us at a very special time.   This happens to be Jason’s favorite episode.   What makes this 107th installment his favorite?   You are just going to have to listen and find out! Ah Summer!   It’s a great time to be a geek.  Summer Movies!  Summer Conventions!  Summer Fashions…. wait?  Fashions?  That’s not…

 

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