Articles for October, 2007

 

by AFi Admin
October 31, 2007
All we want to do is eat your brains…. We’re not unreasonable, I mean on one’s gonna eat your eyes.   By: Daniel "Julius Marx" Pickett The fine folks at Diamond Select Toys, Toy Biz and Dig Deep Entertainment have given us a KILLER subset of figures in the direct market Marvel Select Line- Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2007
All we want to do is eat your brains…. We’re not unreasonable, I mean on one’s gonna eat your eyes.   By: Daniel "Julius Marx" Pickett The fine folks at Diamond Select Toys, Toy Biz and Dig Deep Entertainment have given us a KILLER subset of figures in the direct market Marvel Select Line- Marvel […]

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
October 31, 2007
Last year, at about this same time, I wrote my first movie review here at the mighty TOWBAH.  You might remember how it worked; spoiler-free thoughts, star rating (* to ****), then spoiler laden thoughts.  That’s what we’re doing again today.  Then, it was Saw III.  Now it’s, you guessed it…     The Saw…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
October 31, 2007
saw42.jpg Last year, at about this same time, I wrote my first movie review here at the mighty TOWBAH. You might remember how it worked; spoiler-free thoughts, star rating (* to ****), then spoiler laden thoughts. That’s what we’re doing again today. Then, it was Saw III. Now it’s, you guessed it… The Saw movies are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2007
PaigeWW1.jpg   ‘Nuff said! 

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2007
DSTflux1 Happy Halloween from the gang here at AFI.   To celebrate we have a new feature on the Diamond Select/Marvel Select MARVEL ZOMBIES Colonel America and SpiderMan Figures.   Click on the image below to see it.    Also don’t forget about our Mezco CINEMA OF FEAR gold figure contest!   Click here to read…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2007
Flux Capacitor Today Diamond Select Toys is ready to reveal its first prop replica from the smash-hit Back to the Future film franchise!  The central heart of the De Lorean time machine, the powerful Flux Capacitor will soon be available to fans and amateur time travelers alike!    Thirty years after meeting a time-traveling Marty McFly, Doc…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2007
Reggie Bush Urban Vinyl Figure Sports collectibles company releases four versions of the Saint’s running back, based on ‘stylized realism’ found in comic book art  Carlsbad, Calif. (October 26, 2007) –   Upper Deck is bound to score points among collectors next week when the popular sports collectibles company goes live with their release of four All-Star Vinyl figures portraying…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2007
and  present   AFI’s –  Action Figure Halloween Costume Contest   Lots of other websites have costume contests this time of year.  Dress up, send your pictures in, win a prize.  You know the drill.  But we’re going to do things a little different.   We want you to dress up your ACTION FIGURES in their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2007
MEZCOchoptopgold1 Company Responds to Immediate Needs of Global Humanitarian Organization to Provide Safe Havens for Evacuees WAYNE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Toys“R”Us, Inc. announced that the Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund has donated $250,000 to Save the Children to help children and families forced to evacuate their homes due to the extensive wildfires raging throughout Southern California. Save the Children,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2007
dc-logo October 25, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces a pre-release for Marvel HeroClix®: Mutations and Monsters scheduled on November 17, 2007, at select WizKids registered venues!  HeroClix fans can see and play the Mutations and Monsters set before it releases to the general public on November 21, 2007! Mutations and Monsters features 60 new and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2007
dc-logo Currently available for preorder in the OCTOBER issue of PREVIEWS, Diamond and TOY2R are proud to offer exclusively the 3” D.I.Y. version of the Bart Simpson Qee. The entire series of Bart Simpson Qees have been super hot and continue to sellout on each assortment. These 3” D.I.Y. figures will only be available for a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2007
dc-logo Currently available for preorder in the OCTOBER issue of PREVIEWS, Diamond is proud to offer the latest release of Choco & Minty figures by Uglydoll creators, David Horvath and Sun-Min. Toy2R presents the busy pair in their Honey Bee Costumes, making a striking pose in this yellow and black colorway. Both figures are limited but…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
October 24, 2007
ROXvsSOX.jpg It starts tonight – ROX vs SOX!  Man I can’t believe the run the Red Sox are getting, even here in town. And I’m surprised just how much disrespect is being thrown Colorado’s way, from all over the country. Well, ok, I can believe it – I mean, who are the Rockies? Especially compared to a team with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2007
Fant08Montage   ZUDACOMICS.COM INVITES WEB COMICS CREATORS AND JOURNALISTS TO CELEBRATE SITE LAUNCH WITH HAPPY HOUR AND LIVE SUBMISSIONS EVENT (October 24, 2007; New York, NY) —Zudacomics.com, the first ever web comics imprint from DC Comics, will go live on Tuesday, October 30th, 2007, it was announced today by Richard Bruning, DC Comics Creative Director, SVP….

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2007
CREATORS’ LABO #012: Non-Non, Inspired By The Works Of Shunya Yamashita Torrance, CA, October 22, 2007 –  From its CREATORS’ LABO, Yamato unveils its latest masterwork: CREATORS ‘ LABO #012: Non-Non. Based upon the illustrated works of Shunya Yamashita and sculpted by Mitsumasa Yoshizawa (REFLECT), this exceptional piece marks the collaboration of two of Japan’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2007
Fant08Montage Mattel has sent us information on a very special auction of a CARS product diorama being auctioned off for the annual Children Affected by AIDS Foundation "4 kids" event . CAAF is an organization that raises money for children affected by AIDS. Every year Mattel donates several one-of-a-kind toy to be auctioned off. This year…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
October 22, 2007
rox-espn.jpg So it’s set now, the World Series starts on Wednesday with the Rockies traveling to Boston to face the Sox. The Rox match up pretty well with the Sox; they took two of three at Fenway Park during the regular season, and outscored Boston 20-5. Hopefully the long layoff won’t make Colorado rusty and they continue…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2007
WOW2Draenei Round two of the Four Horsemens’ FANtastic Exclusive 2008 is up and running, and it’s like nothing they’ve done before. The FANtastic FANatics have been asking for a shake up in the voting system and now they are going to get it. As an experiment the Four Horsemen are holding back the results of round…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2007
Last week I got an email from one of the creators of the new site “Heroes, Villains and Artists” a web-based show that looks at the people behind the stuff you love such as comics and toys.  The first episode is a two part interview with sculptor Tony Cipriano. Tony’ has worked for DC Direct,…

 

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