Articles for June, 2009

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
June 30, 2009
DC Direct discussed Blackest Night plans at IGN and showed pics of all the related figures… Wave #1 – Black Lantern Earth-2 Superman 6.5" – Alpha Lantern Boodika with removable face plate 6.75" – Blue Lantern Saint Walker with power battery 7.5" – Atrocitus with power battery 7.25" Wave #2 – Black Lantern Martian Manhunter…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2009
We have a special treat for you today in the Toy Archive.   The fine folks over at Kotobukiya let us have a sneak peek that the finished product on the first in the series Marvel Bishoujo Statues- The Black Widow. "A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import! Continuing the series of Marvel Comics superheroines presented in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2009
Manufacturer: Kotobukiya Release Date: July 2009 Wave/Assortment: Packaging: Window Box Accessories: N/A Scale: 6" Sculpted By/Arranged by: Yamashita Shunya Articulation:N/A          

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 29, 2009
In Tribute So it was a strange week, with 4 deaths in the entertainment world in short succession. First Farrah Fawcett, then Michael Jackson, followed this weekend by Billy Mays and Fred Travelena.  It certainly ranks up there with previous back to back passings, such as 2003′s Johnny Cash/John Ritter event, or 1997′s back to back travelers […]

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 29, 2009
So it was a strange week, with 4 deaths in the entertainment world in short succession. First Farrah Fawcett, then Michael Jackson, followed this weekend by Billy Mays and Fred Travelena.  It certainly ranks up there with previous back to back passings, such as 2003’s Johnny Cash/John Ritter event, or 1997’s back to back travelers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2009
Just posted over on Matty’s Facebook page- Hey DCU fans, Our second shipment of Alex Luthor and Ultraman has just arrived. This Earth 3 DCU two pack will go back on sale this Wednesday July 1st at 12:00 noon! Set your watches now and don’t miss out!  You can find the order page for this…

 

by Jeff Cope
June 29, 2009
  Upper Deck Secures Multi-Year Licensing Partnership with Marvel Entertainment, Inc.   Deal INCLUDES Rights to MARVEL’S SLATE OF FEATURE FILMS AND CLASSIC COMIC BOOK PROPERTIES FOR TRADING CARD GAMES AND TRADING CARDS   (June 26, 2009) – The Upper Deck Company is pleased to announce today that it has established a long-term licensing agreement…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 27, 2009
  Well, the Walmart Exclsuivse DC Universe Classics wave 10 has finally officially shown up in the Walmart computer system: 27084-72801 – N7179 – DCU MAN-BAT 27084-72802 – N7184 – DCU BATMAN 27084-72807 – N7285 – DCU JOKER 27084-72808 – N7286 – DCU ROBOT MAN 27084-72809 – N7287 – DCU BEAST BOY 27084-72810 – N7289…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
June 27, 2009
N7221-Mutiny-in-the-Ranks-02a.jpg Hey JLU fans! It’s good versus evil in the ultimate JLU matchup when two new 6-packs arrive at Target stores this August. One set is themed villains and one is good guys, but both are packed with fan requests and first-time offerings! The League United 6-Pack Superman Mr. Terrific — first-time figure! Supergirl — adult…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2009
Mez-itz 6" rotocast vinyl collectables that are cool by design. seriesOne of Mezco’s designer vinyl line presents Hellboy & Abe Sapian. These figures, based on the character designs from the film Hellboy 2:The Golden Army unleash the potential of the Mez-itz designer figures. Applying the essence of these dynamic heroes onto the canvas like Mezitz…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2009
Queen Alluxandra of the Bluddmane Clan”, “Isadorra of the Ironspynne Clan”, “Siliskk the Mutant” and full sets of “Queen Alluxandra & Her Royal Council”, all characters from their fan favorite property “7th Kingdom”, beginning at 8pm est on Wednesday July 1st.    Although Queen Alluxandra and Isadorra will be available at both Store Horsemen (http://www.StoreHorsemen.com)…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2009
Well, MJ had a bit more of a controversial life than Farrah, but regardless of his personal life he did have a big influence on the music industry and the media.   We at AFi would be remiss if we did not also acknowledge the passing of Michael Jackson.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2009
Manufacturer Releases the First in a Line of All-New Action Figures and Bobble Heads Based on the ABC Series LOS ANGELES, CA (June 25, 2009) – Bif Bang Pow! unveils the first in a line of collectibles based on the immensely popular ABC series Lost at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2009.  And there’s more to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2009
AFi mourns the passing of an icon.   You know you’re getting old when the people on your childhood posters passes.

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2009
Star Wars™ Comic-Con Spectacular Will Feature Exclusive Footage  and Exciting Announcements from the LIVE Lucasfilm Presentation  Hosted by G4’s Olivia Munn and Kevin Pereira, the Two-Hour Special  Will Premiere on G4 Saturday, July 25 at 2pm ET/PT   LOS ANGELES – June 24, 2009 — Lucasfilm Ltd. and G4 are joining forces for a milestone…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2009
This news is a little old but i realized I never put it up on the front page, so I thought I’d correct that for all my fellow Who-fans out there. Underground Toys has a pretty amazing line up of Comic Con Exclusives that expand their Classic Doctor Who figure line.    Sixth Doctor with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2009
Over the weekend Randy Bowen and our friends Tim Bruckner and Jesse Falcon were inducted into Toy Fare’s "Toy Hall of Fame" at Wizard world Philly.  I came across this great interview with Jesse at Marvel.com via Marvel’s Twitter feed. It’s a great read summarizing how Marvel Legends came to be and talks a bit…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2009
New Game Allows Fans to Wage War Online For the First Time Ever in the TRANSFORMERS Universe  Santa Monica, CA – June 23, 2009 – The fight for global supremacy is officially on with the announcement that Transformers™: Revenge of the Fallen game from Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is available now at retail stores…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
June 22, 2009
Hasbro has provided pics of the upcoming 5th wave of 3 3/4" Marvel Universe line. This wave includes the following: – Guardian – Spider-Man – Sub-Mariner (Black Vest) – Silver Centurion Iron Man – Electro  

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
June 22, 2009
My wife and I spent a good amount of time this spring building a landscape wall in front of our house. Over the course of one long weekend we had the task of applying this natural stone veneer one piece at a time. She would "butter" the stones with the adhesive mortar and I would…

 

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