Articles for December, 2007

 

by AFi Admin
December 22, 2007
  Hey there! SpyMagician here! Like our fearless leader, Julius Marx, I am a HUGE fan of Disney Pixar’s Cars! And I finally got around to doing a custom "figure" I’ve been meaning to make for ages… Now I love my real car, a Black Cherry Pearl ’05 Scion xA. So what would be cooler…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2007
  Hey there! SpyMagician here! Like our fearless leader, Julius Marx, I am a HUGE fan of Disney Pixar’s Cars! And I finally got around to doing a custom "figure" I’ve been meaning to make for ages… Now I love my real car, a Black Cherry Pearl ’05 Scion xA. So what would be cooler [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2007
I’ve done pretty well with my Christmas shopping.   I got almost all of it wrapped up last week.   There’s always a few stragglers, and sometimes a few folks you forget you need to buy a gift for them.  Such is the case of me having to buy something for my cousin’s kids (what ARE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2007
The 2008 Canadian 80s Toy Expo (http://www.80stoyexpo.com/) has been announced. It will be Sunday, March 16th at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel and Conference Centre.The show features 2 halls filled with dealers selling Transformers, Star Wars, GIJoe, Super Heroes, and tons of other Action Figures and collectibles. Many of the same dealers from the Action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2007
New York- The air was cold and the wind was punishing, but Damien Glonek and Mike Drake of Mezco Toyz, braved the elements to deliver toys for a most intriguing event. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Times Square Odditorium was hosting an “Unusual Toy Drive” and the good folks at Mezco Toyz were donating 17…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2007
We’re extremely pleased to reveal the next Minimates in the Battlestar Galactica line will be based on the classic version of the interstellar franchise.  Two box sets featuring characters from 1978’s original Battlestar Galactica series will be released early next year – just in time forthe 30th Anniversary of this classic property! The Classic Colonial…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2007
WizKids previously announced the“WizKids Convention Weekend” beginning on February 1 to February 3,2008, which brings the WizKids free-with-purchase convention giveaways to your local hobby and game stores.  But now, the “WizKids Convention Weekend” will now also offer DC HeroClix JOHNNY THUNDER limited edition figure.  Only available before at DC HeroClix events at Gen Con Indy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2007
December 19, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces one of the most exciting HeroClix® Buy-It-by-the-Brick figure yet!  The World’s Finest figure is a HeroClix one-of-a-kind SUPERMAN and BATMAN duo figure.  This limited edition, numbered figure is free with the purchase of a DC HeroClix: Crisis Brick (a ten-booster bundle). “This is one of the most…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
December 19, 2007
I can’t stop laughing …every time I watch this! From Cartoon Brew: Colin Sanders, a game development student at UOIT,was frustrated by the quality of instruction in his animation class. Below is the animated piece he created for his final using all of the techniques that were taught by his professor. He concludes the piece with a “Thanks for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2007
Julius' Holiday Gift Guide!  Johnny Lighting's V-BOT If you love RC cars, transforming robots, or just really cool stuff, then you have to check out our video review of Johnny Lighting’s V-Bot.  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQb1BdoW3GE[/youtube]   I brought the V-bot into the office, and everyone that saw it, loved it.  I already know of two that will be under the Christmas trees of co-workers….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2007
Here is the latest round of DC Direct products from their new solicitations.    ACTION FIGURES    JUSTICE SERIES 8 ACTION FIGURES Designed by Alex Ross  The best-selling action figure line from the hugely popular JUSTICE series reaches its amazing conclusion with four new figures! Includes:  Supergirl • 6.5” h Batgirl • 6.5” h Toyman…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
December 17, 2007
Over the past 15 or so years every new superhero toyline that springs up has been anointed as "the new Super Powers" by someone or other. I’ve always argued against it in every case, or just plain laughed it off. While Super Powers might not be able to compare to today’s manufacturing techniques that allow…

 

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