Articles for October, 2006

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2006
KidRobot has in stock their new limited vinyl figure based on the Gorillaz band -2D, Murdoc, Russel, and Noodle- as they appear on their latest album, Demon Days.  This is a departure from how they appeared when the first set was released last year, and these new figures are only 6"-8" tall, where the previous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2006
N.S.E.C.T. New Robotic Insectoid Joins Tyco® R/C’s Cyber Menagerie EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (October 26, 2006) – Fast on the heels of last year’s smash-hit, Toy Industry Association’s “Boy Toy of the Year" the Shell Shocker™ creature, Mattel, Inc. (NYSE:MAT) today announced the latest Tyco® R/C creation to emerge from its top secret labs – N.S.E.C.T.™ –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2006
gorillaz1.jpg Here’s a cool, one of a kind little item I thought you guys would dig. As you may recall Kid Robot did an extremely limited  run of vinyl figures based on Jamie Hewlett’s designs for the "animated" personas of the band the "Gorillaz."       Many fans salivated over these, but a lot couldn’t justify…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
October 25, 2006
Most collectors don’t realize that outside of the online communities there is a giant world of books about toys. I hope to highlight some of these books from time to time, since for the most part they are not readily noticable at your local bookstore. Today we’re going to look at Mastering the Universe: He-Man…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2006
SD2DaredevVari.jpg Toy Biz has sent us some MORE new images today including Marvel Legends Boosters wave 4 (Formerly known as Super Hero Showdown).  Some new TNA stuff and the Marvel Legends "House of M" boxed set.   Have a LOOK! Marvel Legends Boosters  Daredevil and Variant    More after the jump

 

by Jeff Cope
October 25, 2006
Well, hello there. It’s been a week and a half since AFI relaunched and opened the doors on these shiny new blogs…and this is my first entry. I hope it’s blogworthy. Life’s been a little nuts around the Cope household since the launch, hence my delay. Many of you know that I have been unemployed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2006
October 25, 2006 (SEATTLE) – WizKids Inc., creator of the award-winning Tsuro(tm) board game, announced today the launch of two new board games: Oshi(tm) and Pirates: Quest for Davy Jones’ Gold(tm). "We are excited to increase WizKids’ board game lineup with these great new titles," said Joe Hauck, executive vice president of Sales, Marketing and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2006
firefox.jpg Not necessarily toy news, Mozilla has released the latest version of it’s popular Firefox browser.  This release is supposed to be more secure, more stable, and use less resources than previous versions. Read all about the new features here. They also have upgraded Feed capabilities, which will coming in handy once we activate our subscriber…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2006
Icon3SPVariant.jpg Toy Biz has sent us updated images of Marvel Icons wave III (and variants) and Marvel Masterworks wave II. Spiderman and Variant    Beast and Variant    Marvel Masterworks Series II   

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2006
71187-BetaRayBill.jpg Hot on the heels of Marvel Legends 14… Marvel Legends 15 has already begun hitting a few stores.  Toy Biz just sent us the latest studio photos of the figures and variants. Beta Ray Bill  Captain Marvel and Variant   Iron Man and Destroyer Variant      Moon Knight and Variant     Spider-Woman and Variant  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2006
blackcthulhu_2.jpg Nightmares of Love Craft have arrived and are distributing as you read this! Here is a look at the packaging of SOTA’s upcoming Cthulhu figure. Although SOTA is already sold out, Love Craft will be distributed through the normal channels (online retailers, comic book stores, specialty toys stores, Spencer Gifts,ect). The Black Cthulhu (previously the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2006
bloodybrown.jpg SOTA update time! Here are some new pictures of Now Playing wave three. Notice the two Bloody Werewolf Variants? These will be available (but not exclusively) on our web-site as well as the regular Brown and the Regular Grey Werewolves. All this should be arriving and distributing in late November.        

 

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