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.  

 

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