Articles for March, 2009

 

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!    

 

by Jim Abell
March 17, 2009
Happy St. Patrick's Day!  Since "Danny Boy" is such a popular tune on this day I thought I’d share one of the most moving renditions I’ve ever had the pleasure of hearing… 

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2009
MattyCollector and Facebook have reformatted and restored the official MattyCollector.com Facebook page.   The new format is more like a gan group that you can join instead of the "person" that you be-friend.  They are still  uploading the old pictures, news and information from the old page, but they expect to have most of that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 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) The 6" Ghostbusters, are they intended to be more in-scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2009
The “March Mauling” has begun! The latest round of voting of the Four Horsemens’ FANtastic Exclusive has just launched, and it’s an all-out brawl for action figure supremacy!    The newest FANtastic Exclusive round is set up in a three-round “bracket style” vote which pits the top eight contenders from the previous round against each…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2009
March, 14, 2009 ( Shawnee KS ) – Cast-a-Way Toys is coming back to the FX International Toy Show! April 17-19, Cast-a-Way Toys will launch their newest line of Retro-style action-figures. Cast-a-Way will be debuting Lee Falk’s iconic PHANTOM as a new 8-inch scaled action figure, bringing the King Features, and arguably the first modern…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 16, 2009
Not sure how I missed this.  I’m a huge fan of this style, and feel that every tv series spun out of Batman TAS deserves to be available on DVD.  I’ve been waiting for news of Static Shock for so long, apparently Zeta had completely slipped off and under my radar.

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2009
The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest post-Toy Fair G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.    Q1: Is the third wave of GI Joe Combat Heroes (Lady Jaye wave) still being released? A1: No, this wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
FnC KOLON has released a new line of fashion sneakers called 1st Force. This new brand is meant to call upon the forces of nature for its inspiration. The main concept centers upon the 4 elemental forces: Earth, Lighting, Storm and Tornado – each featuring a powerful and energetic image. These fashion forward sneakers are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
img252.jpg This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
The opening weekend has come and gone.  The comic book movie a lot of us have been waiting almost 20 years to see has been released and is now in theaters.   You might of heard about his little indy flick called "The Watchmen"?  The movie roared into over 3000 theaters this past Friday and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2009
Fiat 500 Named Official Barbie(R) 50th Anniversary Car MILAN, Mar 12, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Famous the world over for her fabulous accessories, Mattel today announced the official Barbie(R) 50th Anniversary car – the Fiat 500. Recognized as the ultimate in Italian design, absolute glamour, and one of the most incredibly stylish and notable cars…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 12, 2009
HeroClix Update 3-10-2009

 

by Bill "Fresh Monkey" Murphy
March 12, 2009
This just made me laugh today. Now available at BBTS.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2009
Conspicuously missing from the displays in Hasbro’s Toy Fair showroom and never shown with his mask on in the trailer, Ebay and an overseas seller provides us with the first look of movie Destro with his mask on from the upcoming film GI JOE: The Rise of Cobra.  Destro is played by former Doctor Who…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 11, 2009
Since I’ve become a member of the Comic / Toy / Cartoon press, I get stuff like this every so often.  I’m going to use the blog to share it with you all. THE LOS ANGELES PROMOTIONAL SCREENING OF SUPER CAPERS

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
Mattel and Matty just sent us the latest news and images from what’s happening with upcoming stuff:   Below are images of Wave 9 DCUC figures. Please note that the Guardian figure will indeed be the Classic Guardian and not the modern Guardian as shown at NYCC and in Toy Fare. (this was due to…

 

by Jim Abell
March 10, 2009
…and sometimes a picture is all it takes.

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
The Transformer’s Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your lateest and greatest post-Toy Fair Transformers questions.  These questionswere submittedby AFI readers via our Forums.   Q1) Can we expect to see Universe Classics Jazz, Soundwave and especially Wheeljack? TFUC seems like the perfect line to debut a true Wheeljack…

 

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