Articles for January, 2010

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 17th, 2009 Wave/Assortment: Crisis MattyCollector.com Exclusive 4-pack Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: none Scale: 3.75" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team THE CARD        

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 17th, 2009 Wave/Assortment: Crisis MattyCollector.com Exclusive 4-pack Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Stand Scale: 3.75" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team THE CARD       THE FIGURE COMPARISON        

 

by Glenn Moss
January 30, 2010
From the first few minutes of the premier, it seems like Lost has raised hundreds, if not thousands of questions that need answering. However, as I sit down to think about what questions truly NEED to be answered in the final season that is about to begin, I am shocked to find it really boils…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.           Q1. Now that we’ve seen the perch for Screeech that’s packed with Evil-Lyn, any chance of getting a bundle of those for us to use with the already released Jayna, Beast…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2010
Toy2R, committed to helping the people of Haiti, would like to take this opportunity to share this unique opportunity for art collectors to help.  On December 1st, The Exhibition Vinyl Cph, was held in Copenhagen at the Danish Architecture Center (DAC). The show runs through February 2nd (this coming Tuesday) and features over 30 original customized…

 

by AFi Admin
January 29, 2010
bbtslogo1.gif Here is the latest from NEW PREORDERS IRON MAN 2 MOVIE FIGURES AND MORE Late tonight we’ll be listing many figures, vehicles and more from the upcoming ‘Iron Man 2’ movie – including 3.75″ movie figures, 3.75″ comic figures, Superhero Squad, vehicles, role play items and more – check out all the new listings tonight…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
Diamond Select Toys updated their Art Asylum blog with the latest packaged images of the new, upcoming 2-packs in their Battlestar Galactica line. Battlestar Galactica the TV show might be over… but it lives on in Comic Book stores!  I’m a big fan of this line so I’m really glad to see the line continue…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
One of the most interesting and eccentric people I’ve meet in the toy world is Mr. Jesse DeStasio.   He’s like the local boy made good.  A fan that worked his way into the industry.   You might know him as being the creator and curator of "Subcultures: the Art of the Action Figure." he’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
91253_247285_3.jpg With the dawn of a new decade comes another exciting year of comic book and pop culture fan gatherings – and 2010 is already shaping up to be one of the biggest and best convention seasons on record!  With both the San Diego Comic Con and New York Comic Con events already on the schedule…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
SHREK – SHREK FOREVER AFTER- In Theaters May 21, 2010 In May 2010, Shrek will embark on an all new adventure in the highly anticipated fourth installment of the #1 animated franchise of all time, Shrek Forever After. For the first time ever, Playmates Toys delivers the full Shrek experience through a complete World of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
This Friday at 9:00pm on Cartoon Network!   Nearly wiped out by the Jedi Knights in a long-ago war, deadly Mandalorian warriors emerge from the shadows to exact cold revenge upon their peace-seeking rivals. Cloaked in mystery and hardened by memories of their bitter defeat, they are fueled by a collective desire to reclaim the…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
January 28, 2010
I’m Back. More very soon. -JJJ 

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2010
We’re here to help… Looking at the recent travesty that occurred in Haiti this past month, it really makes us look back and be thankful for everything that we have.  Collecting toys and doing art is really a luxury.  Having the time just to drive our minds into creative endeavors is something we need not…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2010
HBComics’  ™ Character Licensed by Shocker Toys   HBComics ™ independent comic character “Lazerman” ™ is getting the action figure treatment courtesy of Shocker Toys.   Shocker Toys acquired the license to design, develop, manufacture, distribute, market and sell designer figures and 6 inch scale action figures based on their Lazeman ™ comic property, HBComics…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2010
We continue our look this week at the first half of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics wave 12.    Our entry today is the villain Copperhead. Once again Mattel and the Four Horsemen use some clever existing parts and dress them up with some new pieces and a new head to give us a unique looking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
As a follow up to the widely successful Wood Grain Style Qee Collection, Toy2R continues to pursue perfection in developing various natural finishes.  Paying tribute to the living force of nature Toy2R presents the first series of Elemental Qees based on natural resources. These elements balance each other through opposites: water quenches fire, fire boils…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
With the most recent disasters in Haiti, its been refreshing to see how people are reacting to the travesty.  Even during a time of economic strain, people are still taking a step back and contributing to a needy cause.  The catastrophe has made many of us reflect on how fortunate we are to live in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
  Kimbo, Griffin, Bisping also Featured in Series Due Out in Second Quarter ’10 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, January 26, 2010 – With its first series of collectible UFC-branded figurines due to hit shelves throughout North America by next month, Round 5 today unveiled the members of its UFC Series 2, as announced by Barron Lau,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
BOSTON, MA– January 26, 2009 – Simone Legno, creator of the iconic fashion brand tokidoki, has created a special-edition his and hers Valentine’s Day collaboration with Mimoco. Adios and Ciao Ciao, Legno’s beloved pair of cute grim reaper characters, will be morphed onto Mimoco’s MIMOBOT designer USB flash drive platform in romantic-yet-hardcore black and pink…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Jan 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 12 Packaging:Single Carded Accessories:  None Collect and Connect: Darkseid Head and pelvis Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen THE PACKAGE THE BUTTON  

 

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