Kornercast Podcast #93- Mike From Mike's Toys N' Stuff

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May 14, 2013

The Bridge Direct’s Hobbit Comic Con Exclusive Keeps Us Guessing

Make your best guess on The Bridge Direct’s new Comic Con exclusive Hobbit toy– if you get it right, you might win one for free!


May 6, 2013

A Look At Mattel’s 2013 Comic Con Exclusives

Mattel has revealed their diverse lineup of Comic Con exclusives, and it’s an impressive step up from last year’s offerings.


May 6, 2013

As Expected, Boba Fett Black Lands At Comic Con

Just in time for Star Wars day, Hasbro has revealed their first Comic Con exclusive– 6″ Boba Fett.


April 29, 2013

Matty Collector Reveals First 2013 Comic Con Exclusives

Get your geek engines revving, because the Comic Con reveals are starting up!


August 23, 2012

MOTU Vykron Is A Dressed-Up Mess

Vykron, being a dress-up set memorializing the original pitch for what became Masters of the Universe, was a very appropriate and ambitious set for the 30th anniversary. The tank armor, the viking garb, and space man attire can each be applied to a base body to create unique looks for a new character: Vykron, the…


August 15, 2012

SDCC X-23 Bishoujo Is Cute When She’s Angry

X-23 received a Comic Con exclusive variant in her X-Force costume, and some slight changes to Kotobukiya’s original version really nail the young mutant’s character.


August 8, 2012

Shockwave HISS Tank May Be The Most Meta Toy Ever

Last year at Comic Con, Hasbro released a special edition Starscream deco on their awesome GI Joe Sky Striker jet, and the vehicle sold like crazy with its obvious appeal to both Joe and Transformers fans. Never one to pass up on a good idea, they came up with a second crossover figure for this…


August 7, 2012

SDCC 2012 – Venture Bros.

Once again, Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, creators of Adult Swim’s Venture Bros, were on hand at Comic Con and took some time to discuss their upcoming Halloween special, Season 5 and why it’s impossible to make fun of GI Joe characters. Check out the Venture Bros. experience at Comic Con!


July 25, 2012

SDCC 2012- Teen Titans Go!

This year’s DC Nation block of shows on Cartoon Network marked the return o Teen Titans to the small screen. The old voice cast reunited to make animated shorts that received enough attention to get their own show. We sat down with the producers Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath to get some info on the…


July 25, 2012

SDCC 2012- Beware the Batman

At Comic Con we got a chance to talk with the producers of Beware the Batman, Glen Murakami and Mitch Watson. They filled us in on how this version of Batman differs from past animated incarnations and the many sides of Bruce Wayne.


July 23, 2012

SDCC 2012- Warner Archive Panel

At the request of a friend, I attended the Warner Archive panel that was debuting the Shazam! Series on DVD. I make no bones about it: I went entirely to get a Shazam Lego for my friend. I was even brazen enough to ask the moderator what I had to do to get one. He…


July 23, 2012

SDCC 2012- Jr.’s Hasbro Marvel Panel Report

Attending the Hasbro Marvel panel was supposed to be a swan song of sorts. With an ever-expanding toy collection, I came to the realization that I don’t read the modern comics anymore. The Super Helicarrier was amazing but just impossible to send home.


July 18, 2012

SDCC 2012- The Best Offsite Campaigns

Each year Comic Con grows and spreads to the streets, way past the walls of the Convention Center.  Some companies went all-in with some great interactive campaigns which kept fans engaged throughout the city.  Here’s a few of my favorites.


July 18, 2012

SDCC 2012- Firefly Press Conference Notes

One of the biggest deals at Comic Con was the Firefly 10th Anniversary celebration, which saw a reunion of of the cast and crew of the short-lived, much-loved modern sci-fi classic.  Joss Whedon and members of the cast held a press conference in which they recalled the series and took questions. Here’s the highlights of…


July 17, 2012

SDCC 2012- Mattypallooza

The energy was high at the Mattypallooza panel this year, with all-new reveals, surprises, and even a new subcription series! There was a lot of chatter going into the event. The Create-a-Character winner was accidentally revealed on the Mattycollector website, deflating an otherwise impressive showing. Also in question was the status of properties like Voltron…