Articles for November, 2007

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2007
Round 5 releases the first official MMA collectible figures for Christmas ‘07.  Markham, Ontario, November 2, 2007 – Round 5 announces the release of the first official MMA collectible figures coming this holiday season.  Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has rapidly become one of the largest markets in professional sports. In response to this growth, Round…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2007
Iron Man is the Second Release for Upper Deck’s New SubCasts(tm) Line  CARLSBAD, Calif. (November 8, 2007) – Riding the wave of momentum generated by Upper Deck’s first successful SubCasts(tm) launch (Spider-Man), the industry pioneer announces the upcoming release of its next SubCasts(tm) figure: Iron Man! "Being fans of the designer toy movement, Upper Deck…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
November 29, 2007
bridge-memorial.jpg My sister produced this amazing online project about the 1-35W bridge collapse. It’s truly an amazing piece of work. Please check it out when you get a chance and take a moment to remember all the individuals involved in this tragedy.    They were stuck in Minneapolis traffic on their way home from work.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2007
WhatTheyPlay.com Holiday Guide Offers Timely and Objective Insight About This Year’s Most-Wished-For Videogames and Videogame Systems   SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Don’t know what Halo or Super Mario Galaxy are all about? Unsure whether you want your son or daughter to become a “Guitar Hero”? Need help determining which videogame system is ideal for your family? What…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2007
Once again, action figure fans have made their voices heard in the Four Horsemen’s on going FANtastic Exclusive project, and the winning character of round2 voting came barreling through with a landslide win over his competitors. You FANtastic FANatics certainly have a dark side… The evil overlord, Scarabus, from the Four Horsemen’s property “Gothitropolis” won…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2007
Upper Deck Goes Huge with the Release of The Big Aristotle in All-Star Vinyl Action Figure Form  Sports collectible’s company releases four versions of the Miami Heat star, based on ‘stylized realism’ found in comic book art  Carlsbad, Calif. (November 21, 2007) –   Something big is happening off the court in South Beach, Upper Deck…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
November 22, 2007
rockwell-1.jpg To all our Friends and Family here at AFI and beyond, have a Happy Thanksgiving!! Make sure you eat way too much, take a huge nap, watch football and then get up at 1 AM to battle the mass of humanity on Black Friday! It will be about 15 degrees out, so wish me luck! 

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 22, 2007
  HAPPY DAY From the gang at ActionFigureInsider.com! (yes, that REALLY is a Turkey action figure!)    All of us at AFI hope you have a great holiday!  THANK YOU for reading! 

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2007
Sports collectible’s company releases four versions of the Chargers All World Running Back,based on ‘stylized realism’ found in comic book art Carlsbad, Calif. (November 21, 2007) –   When you need to pick up the tough yards in the fourth quarter to keep the drive alive and the clock moving, you give it to your star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2007
November 2007 – Master sculptor Sam Greenwell is turning his wildly popular resin kit  line Monster Chic into a line of prepainted collectible statues, starting with the  stunning Fishgirl.  Coming Spring 2008. Each of  the 1/6 scale statues in the Monster Chic line came from the creative mind and  skilled hands of Sam Greenwell.  The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2007
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Delivers the ABC’s of Toy Safety WASHINGTON, D.C. – As gift-givers shop for that perfect toy this holiday season, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is emphasizing the importance of shopping safely. Knowing your ABC’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2007
The 10" line of the JLU figures has been a bit of an underdog.  Many of them have been difficult to find, and that difficulty seems to increase with each passing season.  A few of the early figures and core characters have been re-released enough times to be fairly common.   Toys R Us keeps…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2007
ACTION FIGURES  GREEN LANTERN SERIES 3 ACTION FIGURES  The popular Green Lantern action figure line continues with a brand-new third series! The series features Cyborg Superman, Batman as a Green Lantern, Sinestro and Star Sapphire, all from Geoff Johns’ historic run on GREEN LANTERN and featured prominently in the popular “Sinestro Corps War” story arc!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2007
From the pages of the Incredible Hulk comes this Marvel Select action figure featuring the jade giant himself!  This massive eight-inch behemoth may have finished his rampage through the Marvel Universe,but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for Bruce Banner! With over 14points of articulation and a World War Hulk rubble-filled base, not even…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2007
  I’ve seen the prizes in person now and the gold figures are really cool! Find out all the details of the contest by clicking here! You have until Midnight PST on Sunday to enter!  Get to dressing up YOUR action figures!

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2007
Gentle Giant strives to create some of the coolest and highly detailed collectibles out today. Sometimes on occasion we think we’ve finished a piece and then an light blub comes on and we go back to the drawing board. The Darth Vader on Star Destroyer Kustomz is one of those such pieces. After careful thought,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 16, 2007
Action Figures Based on Real Soldiers Are Part of America’s Army Real Heroes Program Sunrise, FL, November 15, 2007 – Jazwares, Inc. today announced the nationwide launch of America’s Army action figures featuring Real Heroes at Toys "R" Us stores nationwide. The action figure series is part of the America’s Army Real Heroesprogram through which…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 16, 2007
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., November 16, 2007 – Mattel, Inc. [NYSE:MAT] announced today that the Mattel Board of Directors has approved an increase in the company’s common stock annual dividend for 2007 to seventy-five cents per share. The previous annual dividend rate was sixty-five cents per share. The dividend is payable on December 14, 2007 to…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
November 14, 2007
We also create false promises Once again, I take to the oft-neglected blog to promote to the world my two great loves: those lovable moptops from Liverpool and Bollywood! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5ky5ClIjL8[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2007
November 14, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that the Star Wars™: Ground Assault PocketModel™ TCG is available in stores today! Ground Assault combines your favorite space units with all-new ground units.  From the notorious AT-AT to Spider and Tank droids, Ground Assaultgives you new firepower to destroy your opponent’s objectives.  Buildyour fleet with all…

 

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