Articles for February, 2009

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2009
LONE WOLF & CUB (KOZURE OKAMI) ACTION FIGURES COMING SOON! Released in Japan in 1970 and spanning 28 volumes of manga, Lone Wolf and Cub quickly became one of the most beloved samurai tales of all time. Created by writer Koike Kazuo and artist Kojima Goseki, Lone Wolf and Cub (Kozure Okami) spawned numerous TV…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.  There are some very interesting hints and reveals in this installment, so read it carefully and let the speculating begin!  Q1) Is there a possibility of ever using a different female body…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2009
Ridgewood, NJ. — February 12th, 2009 – The fast growing toy company, Shocker Toys LLP is set to exhibit at the American International Toy Fair trade only show in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Shocker Toys will be set up in the new Action Figure/Urban art aisle lower level of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2009
Playthings.com is reporting the Toys R Us have bought the e-commerce sites of bankrupt online retailer eToys.com, BabyUniverse.com and the parenting resource website ePregnancy.com. BuisnessWeek.com reports that: Privately held Toys ‘R’ Us, which currently operates Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com, said the deal allows it to Web portfolio through three established Web sites. The acquired Web sites…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2009
Toronto, Canada, February 12, 2009 – The Gogo’s Crazy Bones craze is about to sweep North America — again! A huge hit in the late 1990s and now back by popular demand, Gogo’s Crazy Bones returns with a fresh new look via an exclusive distribution deal secured by iToys, Inc., a leading toy company dedicated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2009
 Chuck Liddell, Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta all Sign Exclusive Prototype Figure to Benefit Special Olympics   What:     Leading U.S. toy and action figure maker JAKKS Pacific, Inc (Nasdaq: JAKK), and the world’s leading professional mixed martial arts group, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) are auctioning off a one-of-a-kind exclusive, autographed Chuck Liddell prototype…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2009
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb 11, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Kicking off the 2009 American International Toy Fair in New York, Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) will unveil its exciting 2009 lineup of new toys and games that will let kids customize their play experience, play as a group with friends and family, or get up and get…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2009
 COVERAGE TONIGHT ON G4 AT 7PM ET/PT The king of TV pilots Dave Nutter announces a new project and a new TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel” creator, Joss Whedon talks details from his new series Take an acid trip with creators of “Superjail” Biggest news to come out of Comic Con A…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2009
50 of Fashion’s Top Designers Salute Barbie(R) Doll’s Iconic Past, Present and Future Stylewith One-of-a-Kind Looks Created with Barbie(R) as their Muse NEW YORK, Feb 11, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — This Valentine’s Day, Barbie(R) will be the sweetheart of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week as the star of an epic fashion event showcasing real-size, Barbie(TM)-inspired looks designed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2009
The official Sony Playstation blog update with news and our first look at Mezco Toyz "Little Big Planet" based on the awesome Playstation 3 game. The very first LittleBigPlanet merchandise makes its ‘littlebig’ debut this week with a brand new action-figure line featuring an assortment of 4″ scale Sackboys in all his textured and stitched…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 10, 2009
3269718044_861172a273.jpg The Flickr seems to have found Japanese pictures of all your favorites goofy Trek characters, like that wacky Bones kid. Go check ‘em out, Fanboyz!!!

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
February 10, 2009
So this week at NYCC, my favorite MOTU character was announced as the August MOTUC figure release:  Tri-Klops! Of course, I already have made a custom  MOTUC Tri-Klops… So how does one feel when you get a "real figure" of a custom you’ve made?  

 

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