Articles for February, 2007

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2007
AFI is off to cover Toy Fair 2007 and you’re invited! Just click the picture above or this link to go to all of our great Toy Fair 2007 coverage, updated daily with news and pictures from the show and around the internet!

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2007
  Cybertron Philippines, the biggest Filipino Transformers Community, reports that the Classics two-packs are out in local malls for Php 1200 (aprrox. USD 24.00). Filipino Transfans can get a Bumblebee-Astrotrain set or even a Rodimus-Starscream set at a reasonable price! Check it out at the Cybertron Philippines homepage!

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2007
Happy Presidents Day!!! Lyrics for "The Presidents" by Jonathan Coulton As you go through this day, hitting all of your Consumer Electronic, Automobile and Mattress sales let’s take a few moments and remember what this day is really about… [youtube]DdUUywIsIGI[/youtube] 

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 19, 2007
coreys.jpg These guys LOVE Chip!

 

by AFi Admin
February 16, 2007
This year we’re trying a little something new: blogging about Toy Fair 2007 while we’re at the con! Julius Marx and ToyOtter will be braving the winter cold in NY for the next week and we’ll be sending back reports as we’re able. Holding down the fort at home will be our crack team of…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 15, 2007
I Am Death Wrapped In Butter The title has nothing to do with nothing, son. But I had to grab your attention to get something in front of your peepers, Jasper: I Love To Singa. Man, I just love the Hell out of this cartoon. I think it is my favorite of all time. Did you know the song is based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2007
  Forty-two years and 120 episodes after the animated series debuted on NBC (1964) Underdog is still fighting crime with rhyme, racing to danger singing “When there’s trouble I am not slow. It’s up, up, up and away I go!” The pop-culture icon, Underdog, is poised for his big screen debut with a live-action/CGI effects…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2007
DC Unlimited, the new brand launched by DC Comics to license and promote the world’s greatest pop culture characters and stories, is proud to announce the acquisition of a license to release a line of action figures and collectibles based on the Studio Gonzo produced  "Afro Samurai"  animated series.  The series debuted on Spike TV…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2007
DCUnlimited1.jpg DC Unlimited, the new brand launched by DC Comics to license and promote the world’s greatest pop culture characters and stories, is proud to announce the release of a line of action figures based on World of Warcraft, the popular Blizzard Entertainment Massively-Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG). The collectibles will be unveiled next month at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2007
DC Comics announced plans today to license and distribute collectibles based on the world’s greatest pop culture characters and stories under a new brand name, DC Unlimited.  The first series of DC Unlimited products will be unveiled this month at New York’s American International Toy Fair, and will be distributed to all retail outlets, including…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 7, 2007
…and I am in the midst of repaying like a dozen bets that somehow I knew I would be paying off before the game even started, since I knew that Rex Grossman would be doing a great Jake Plummer impression during the game. I’m surprised the guy didn’t throw 7 INTs and fumble 40 yards…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2007
Out out of the kindness of their hearts, and ignoring the fact that they are INSANLY busy the week before Toy Fair, Chuck T. and Mike L. from Diamond Select Toys sat down and gave us some info on what they have planned for all of the great licenses they have in their awesome portfolio….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2007
Clixcivil_war Barbie(R) Does it All in 2007… Stars as Worldwide Face for M-A-C Cosmetics, Grows Entertainment Powerhouse, Introduces the Next Generation of Fashion Dolls   EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (January 30, 2007) – Always a snapshot with what’s hot among girls, Barbie(R) doll proves, once again, to be the "top doll." Following a hugely successful 2006 holiday…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2007
February 1, 2007 (SEATTLE) – WizKids Inc., creator of runaway hit games like HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main™, announced today its agreement with Bungie Studios and Microsoft to develop a new collectable miniatures game (CMG) called Halo® ActionClix™. The Halo ActionClix, CMG brings the incredible content of the Halo universe to the tabletop…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2007
Diamond Select Toy’s Stargate Series 2 action figures were recently released and unfortunately due to a factory error the Samantha Carter figures were packaged with the wrong piece of the Stargate.  While the Stargate does fit together with the four released pieces, the Samantha Carter piece is the same piece that came with the Jack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2007
DSTMegoKingon.jpg Diamond Select Toys are very excited to announce the relaunch of a classic toy property in its original, legendary form with the Retro Cloth Star Trek figures hitting shelves this summer! Teaming up with the Emce Toys brand of genre marketing company SphereWerx, DST is releasing six classic Star Trek figures throughout 2007.  These figures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2007
  25 Years of Delivering the Fun of Comic Books, Pop Culture to the World   This month, Diamond Comic Distributors celebrates its 25th year of operation, marking a quarter-century of serving specialty market retailers and suppliers.   In that time, comic books have grown from what adults once thought of as “kids’ stuff” into…

 

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