Articles for May, 2009

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
May 8, 2009
Star-Trek-jj-abrams-62211_791_1023.jpg Know the following before we proceed: I have never loved any geekery more than Star Trek: The Original Series and its accompanying movies. I am a stickler for and lover of continuity in sagas/universes/stories. I am generally a great fan of J.J. Abrams’s work. I hated some of the things I heard Abrams say about…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2009
Popular MMA Collectibles In Stores Across Canada MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, May 6, 2009 – Round 5, the leader in collectible mixed martial arts figurines, today announced that Walmart Canada will carry the collectibles in its stores across the country beginning this month.  Walmart Canada will stock the two current Series, which are comprised of eight…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2009
The West meets East in Kotobukiya’s latest line of Marvel x Bishoujo (pretty girl) series.  Continuing the series of Marvel Comics super heroines presented in the Japanese Bishoujo style is SDCC EXCLUSIVE: BLACK WIDOW, the beautiful Russian super-spy and member of the Mighty Avengers in her staggering new look.  This brand new edition of Black…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2009
This info was posted this morning on Matty’s Facebook Page:  Good Great news, MOTU fans! Nothing bums me out more than fans not getting the figures they want. So, to make sure you get all your fave MOTU figures, I’m starting a subscription service! All the details will be on the sign-up page when it…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2009
TOY2R is pleased to announce the release of two amazing collections of 8" Qees. Hans Yim of APW and Evil Ape artist MCA have created two series of customized original 8" DIY QEES available for a limited time. Each collection consist of 90 original hand-finished customize QEES. Hans Yim, known for his "drip" technique, has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2009
Hello G.I. Joe Fans! Hasbro sent over some exciting news to share. As you all know, 2009 is "the year of G.I. Joe" and now there’s a web site that will be your one stop location for everything G.I. Joe leading into the release of motion picture: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. GIJOE.COM, launches…

 

by Jeff Cope
May 7, 2009
  Last week I blogged about my 10 Most Wanted figures for Hasbro’s super-cool new Marvel Universe line. This week I wanted to do the same for one of my other favorite toy lines: Mattel’s DC Universe: Infinite Heroes. Most AFI readers know that I’ve been championing this line since it first debuted at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2009
Hasbro’s excited to announce that Transformers fans attending BotCon 2009 in Pasadena, California, later this month (May 28-31) will have the opportunity to be some of the first fans anywhere to buy all-new Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen movie toys!  Starting on Thursday, May 28, attendees can purchase the new movie toys at the Transformers…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 4, 2009
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by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 4, 2009
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by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2009
Now Shipping from YamatoUSA – Fantasy Figure Gallery:  Medusa’s Gaze Inspired by the Work of Luis Royo   TORRANCE, CA, May 4, 2009.  Dare you gaze upon the face of Medusa?  Legend has it that even a fleeting glance would turn a man to stone. But perhaps the real question is: Will you be able to resist?…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 1, 2009
The newest JLU poll is now active here at AFI.  A little bit of history.  I went to SDCC 2006 and was surprised by what was revealed.  Instead of the characters I was hoping for, there were some very odd choices and some odd variants.  Then I remembered. 

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 1, 2009
7-Eleven® Blasts into Terminator Salvation Movie as Movie Characters Hit the Slurpee® Machine     DALLAS (April 30, 2009) – 7-Eleven, Inc. storms the big screen in Terminator Salvation, the convenience retailer’s biggest participation ever in a major motion picture.  Leading up to the movie’s May 21 release, 7-Eleven® has turned its stores totally Terminator, with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2009
Hasbro’s excited to alert you to the first pre-sell news for its highly anticipated Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen toy line.  Beginning on May 1st, fans can pre-order the following items online via several major and specialty retailers: Leader-class Optimus Prime Deluxe-class Soundwave Deluxe-class Bumblebee Bumblebee Voice Mixer Helmet Bumblebee Plasma Cannon Keep checking out…

 

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