Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

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Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby Random » Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:15 pm

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/02/11/ ... l-of-2011/

Went to get a subscription for Toyfare and the Wizardworld website doesn't have a place to do that. Did a web search and found this...
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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby Fistful of Energon » Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:36 pm

This was announced 2 weeks or so ago...I have a part time job at a comic book store so there wasn't any way to ignore this for me. Its sad to see Wizard go out like this as I grew up with it but it must be hard to compete with the internet anymore these days. Especially for Toyfare
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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby It Is Him » Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:13 pm

Print media is pretty much dead. This shouldn't be much of a surprise to anyone, but it is sad nonetheless.

RIP Wizard/ RIP Toyfare
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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby Razama » Tue Feb 22, 2011 8:22 am

wow sad to see them go. i think i might still have issue one somewhere in my basment from my child hood.
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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby swampflight » Tue Feb 22, 2011 8:52 am

I remember seeing this news a few weeks ago and it still sucks.I had a 3 year subscription and this was one of if not the best toy/collectors magazines I ever had the pleasure to read.The 2 best features I liked was the price guide which at the time was great because I didnt have access to the internet and the Twisted Toyfare Theater and Big Shots which was our "Robot Chicken" at the time.
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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:18 am

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Yeah found this out in the Prime reviews...Red Alert thread. Still hard to believe. I've had a subscription to Toyfare since summer/fall specials they first put out and longer for Wizard. I just renewed my subcription for two years for Toyfare as well. I guess I am lucky I procrastinated on renewing Wizard too. They will both be missed.
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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby Counterpunch » Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:13 am

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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby alternator77 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:25 pm

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sad but doesnt suprise me with the internet alot of print media is going under (borders).it always seems the news on here is usually a couple of weeks ahead in some areas. still sad to see though.
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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby SentinelA » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:35 pm

Can't say I'm as sad as I would've been a few years ago. With the internet, these magazines (especially Toyfare) have become obsolete. Beside Toyfare had been declining in quality for years now.
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Re: Wizard Magazine/Toyfare no longer exist

Postby dinogeist » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:05 pm

I guess fans get pics & advanced info from on-line & from conventions.
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