Articles for June, 2009

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
June 13, 2009
Read on to see how I created a sword worthy of a Cosmic Enforcer…    

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2009
A surprise package arrived today and inside was a review sample of DC Directs highly anticipated History of the DC Universe figures.   The figure I received was the Silver Age Green Arrow.  Unfortunately the figure was shipped in a padded envelope instead of a box so the bubble was pretty well crushed by the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: July 2009 Wave/Assortment:  Toys R Us Exclusive Packaging: Window Box Accessories: Stand Scale: 1/6th scale Articulation: neck, semi-ball shoulders, elbow, waist swivel, hips and knees. Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen   PACKAGE   TURNAROUNDS COMPARISON OF 6" DCUC AND 12" FLASH FIGURES  

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
June 12, 2009
  AFi 2009 JLU Poll Results We ran the poll for a month.  And this is what our readers told us.  126 posters voted. Top 10 Overall (votes – character) No category restrictions here. 53 Kalibak 46 Toyman 45 STRIPE 44 Killer Frost 42 Blue Beetle (Ted Kord) 42 Captain Cold 39 Vandal Savage 33…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
JLUDPGroup1.jpg These aren’t mine, but someone brought them by the office for me to look at so I couldn’t resist putting them in with the rest of my JLU and taking a few shots.  I can’t WAIT for this set!     As you can see I threw in a Bandai Teen Titans Beast Boy, just […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
San Diego Comic Con 2009 is almost here! This year BifBangPow! has not one, not two, but THREE Comic Con exclusive TALKING figures from "The Big Lebowski." You get Jesus (purple version), The Stranger and Donny. All three come with a variety of accessories and a talking base.       But the fun doesn’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
These aren’t mine, but someone brought them by the office for me to look at so I couldn’t resist putting them in with the rest of my JLU and taking a few shots.  I can’t WAIT for this set!     As you can see I threw in a Bandai Teen Titans Beast Boy, just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
Arlovski, McCarthy, Mir, Nogueira Figurines Now Available Four Champions’ Collectibles Join Series 1 and 2 in Stores; Series 4 Will Feature Five Athletes as Fedor Figurine Gets Redesign MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, June 11, 2009 – Round 5 figurines for Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski, “Big John” McCarthy, Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira, comprising…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
Snow White-Inspired ‘Heart Box’ Is First in Collection to Be Previewed at Comic-Con and D23 Expo               BURBANK, Calif. (June 9, 2009) –Bringing together the masterful storytelling of Disney with the renowned artistry of eFX Inc., an all-new line of limited-edition collectibles will be unveiled this September, inspired by some of Disney’s classic films…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
STAR WARS™ MIMOBOT Series 4 collection of designer USB flash drives features Darth Maul, multiple Darth Vaders and Clone Captain Rex BOSTON, MA, June 10, 2009 – Mimoco’sSTAR WARS MIMOBOT line of designer flash drives will explore the dark side with an all-new collection, featuring fan favorite Sith Lords and new versions of classic designs….

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2009
June 8th 2009 – NY – Wizard World returns to Philadelphia June 19th-21st and Shocker Toys will be in full force at Booth# 509 with new products showcasing and bringing big announcements, sneaks and exclusives to the event. Sam Keith’s MTV The Maxx Exclusive will be ready to throw down at the Wizard show, and…

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
June 9, 2009
Coming soon to the Comic Con International in San Diego, CA…    

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2009
A few new figures in Mattel’s Infinite heroes line are starting to hit stores this month.   Included in the news wave are an OMAC, Lex Corp Trooper (single carded), Thanagarian Warrior (single carded) and 1980’s Supergirl. First up we take a look at Supergirl.   You can check her out in the AFi Toy Archives….

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: June 2009 Wave/Assortment: Wave 1/2008-2009 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Stand Scale: 3.75" Sculpted By:  Mattel’s In-House team           Supergirl Comparison      

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2009
Abe Sapien, the psychic humanoid amphibious paranormal investigator of Hellboy fame, gets the deluxe treatment with this super-sized figure. Standing a towering eighteen inches tall, this Abe Sapien is faithful to the design of Abe as seen in Hellboy 2:The Golden Army. Abe features fifteen points of articulation, removable goggles, and removable breathing apparatus. Abe…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2009
Mattel just sent us the latest images of the upcoming San Diego Comic Con International 2009 DC Universe Exclusives.   Shown are the Green Lantern JLU 3-pack (Featuring Flight Suit Hal Jordan, Abin Sur and GL Sinestro with swapable heads) and the Infinite Heroes Anti-Monitor packaging. SDCC09 JLU Green Lantern 3-Pack   Infinite Heroes Anti-Monitor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2009
The oft-rumored return of the Battlestar Galactica Minimates line can now be confirmed, owing its resurrection to The World’s Greatest Toy Store, Toys"R"Us. The first new wave of Battlestar Galactica Minimates, featuring updated versions of fan favorites and never before seen characters, will be available this summer exclusively at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide, and online at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2009
Popular Obama Action Figure Serves As Catalyst To Explore “The Man Behind The Office” How does President Obama spend his precious free time outside the office? Inquiring minds will know soon, at least according to the imaginations of photographers participating in an unusual and unprecedented competition. Photographers from all over the country, both amateur and…

 

by ChipCataldo
June 8, 2009
flashlight1.jpg Hello hello!  Welcome yet again to another installment of the blog preferred by none of my ex-fiancees…the Super Powers Highlight!  I’m switching it up (still) before I get back to writing about the SP action figures and NOT covering one again this time.  Super Powers to me, is more than the action figures.  There are…

 

by ChipCataldo
June 8, 2009
electrohead.jpg This is the first time I’ve felt compelled & justified in making a short "addendum" blog to one of my previous entries.  As my loyal readers will remember, a short time ago I wrote about the Electro figure in my first Secret Wars Highlight. Well, my new friend Jason Sanders read that, sent along two…

 

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