Articles for March, 2009

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2009
The first of the Earth 3 Crime Syndicate figures is in this first new wave of Justice League Unlimited figures for 2009.  Super Woman is featured on Day 2 of AFI’s Justice League week showing new Justice League Unlimited figures coming very soon to a Target store near you. You can see all the pictures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2009
Mattel’s JLU Earth3 SuperWoman Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: April 2009 Wave/Assortment: Target Exclusives 2009 Wave 1 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Laso, Stand Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s in House Team Notes:   Character never appeared on the show in this version.            

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2009
 The Semi-Final brackets for the Four Horsemens’ “March Mauling” are now up and awaiting your vote at FANtastic Exclusive, and we’re down to the “Fatal Four” as chosen by action figure fans worldwide.    The voting was fast and vicious this time around, lasting only a week, and the four victors mercilessly pummeled their competitors…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2009
DC Direct has released their solicitations for products that will be arriving in stores in November of 2009. FIGURES BLACKEST NIGHT SERIES2 ACTION FIGURES As anticipation for the BLACKEST NIGHT event continues to build, DC Direct introduces the second series of action figures based on this storyline! Includes: Black Lantern Martian Manhunter • 7” h…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2009
Looks like there’s a bit of ugliness surrounding Barbie on her 50th Birthday.   According to this article in the Idaho Statemen  a man by the name of Anthony Bulone says he was the actual sculptor of the original Barbie doll and that it’s features are based one those of his late wife.  According to…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 23, 2009
When I worked at Hasbro, I worked with a variety of people across all departments.  One of my colleagues that I spent a fair amount of time discussing Action figures with was Vinnie D’Alleva.  Its now been about a dozen years since I left.  I tracked down Vinnie and he was kind enough to agree…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2009
We kick off AFI’s JLU week with a fan requested repaint.  At the time of his regular release there was a lot of speculation as to the color choice on Bosster gold and why he was painted copper and black.   But now, at long last we have him in his correct costume colors and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2009
Mattel’s JLU Booster Gold (II) Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: April 2009 Wave/Assortment: Target Exclusives 2009 Wave 1 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Skeets Notes: Repaint Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s in House Team            

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2009
 

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2009
We just received this word from our friends over at Bandai: Despite some of the rumors circulating the web, the Power Rangers are not going away in 2010.  Disney and Bandai America continue to be committed to the Power Rangers Brand.  Disney is producing a Season 18 and Bandai America will continue to develop action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2009
BGS1Logo.jpg As I was putting my 5 year old daughter to bed last night she asked me "Dad, what’s your favorite TV show?"  and after thinking about it and weighing Lost against everything else I had to say "It’s a show called ‘Battlestar Galactica‘." And then I had to say "and oddly enough the last show […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2009
TOY ARCHIVE – “Nobody f’s with ‘the Jesus’” The Big Lebowski Bobble-heads New in the TOY ARCHIVE – We have the trifecta of cool!  One older and two brand new Bobble-Heads from BifBangPow!’s "The Big Lebowski" line. We have the Talking Dude that launched the line and was last years Comic Con Exclusive, we have Jesus, and FRESH OFF TRUCK we have Maude All of you achievers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2009
So Long Galactica As I was putting my 5 year old daughter to bed last night she asked me "Dad, what’s your favorite TV show?"  and after thinking about it and weighing Lost against everything else I had to say "It’s a show called ‘Battlestar Galactica‘." And then I had to say "and oddly enough the last show…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2009
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS: THE INFINTY GAUNTLET FINE ART THEATRE A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  Fine Art Theatre is an innovative new concept which combines a comic book’s key elements into a hyper-detailed, three-dimensional collage.   The first storyline to take the Theatre stage is Jim Starlin, George Perez, and Ron Lim’s cosmic classic THE INFINITY GUANTLET.  …

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
March 20, 2009
So Punisher War Zone was released on DVD recently! Does it hit the mark?  Here’s what I thought…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2009
Manufacturer: BifBangPow! Release Date: February 2009 Assortment: Series 1 -Wave 2 Packaging: Boxed Accessories: None Scale: 7"     You can Order Big Lebowski Products here    

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2009
Fisher-Price(R) Little People(R) Brand Commemorates 50 Years of Play March 21 with Year-Long CelebrationMore Than 1.5 Billion Little People(R) Figures Inspire World of Discovery, Imagination EAST AURORA, N.Y., Mar 19, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — In 1959, Fisher-Price(R), the largest infant and preschool toy manufacturer and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NYSE:MAT), introduced the Safety School…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2009
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest post-Toy Fair Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.  Q1) Will we see an Iron Man 2, 3 3/4 line? A1) It’s too early to discuss our 2010 lines.   Q2) Will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2009
This is too well done not to post! I came across this over on Veidt.com and thought it was TOO well done not to share.  It’s a mash up of  the Watchmen trailer and Pixar’s Wal*E.    Someone spent some time on this and it shows!     3 comments

 

by Jeff Cope
March 17, 2009
  So as it turns out, I am not the only collector in the Cope household. My four-year-old daughter, Allie, is big time into My Little Pony. I mean BIG time. The picture accompanying this blog shows just a portion of her ever growing collection.

 

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