Articles for January, 2010

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2010
Between showing Battle Cat, the Under the Influence Masters of the Universe art show and us breaking the news of Optikk it has been a very MOTUC weekend here on AFi!   We’re going to keep that Eternian momentum going and show you a closer look at the January MOTUC figure – Adora.   She might…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: January 15, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Removable holster Horde Force Captain blaster Sword of Protection Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: It was a dark day indeed for King Randor™ and Queen Marlena when their precious newborn daughter was abducted by the evil…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2010
If you live in the greater Los Angeles area and have some free time and spare cash then come on down to the Los Angeles Comic Book an Science Fiction Convention at the Shrine Auditorium! <–details and tickets here! (or at the door) Myself, SpyMagician, FreshMonkey, Scott Rodgers, Brian-Man, Flash Ah–ahhhh and several others have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2010
Those camera phone pictures were enough to whet your appetite with the new figures revealed tonight at Gallery1988, but how about some more detailed shots?   Ok .. you asked for it!   OPTIKK   EVIL-LYNN and SCREEECH   There’s more after the jump!

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
January 8, 2010
   Here is the new Masters of the Universe Classics figure reveal from the Gallery 1988 art show- Optikk from the New Adventures will be May figure     Here’s a look at both versions of Trap-jaw and the new MOTUC stands available soon on MattyCollector.com.     Here’s another angle on the new MossMan….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2010
Tonight at the Gallery 1988 Masters of the Universe Art Show gallery opening Mattel was supposed to reveal on of the MOTUC Comic Con Exclusives for 2010… but they just updated the Matty Collector Facebook page with this message:   Okay, so for reasons beyond our control it was a no go on the SDCC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2010
— JAKKS-created MONSUNO™ Property Currently in Development; Building to a 2011 North America Launch —   MALIBU, Calif. – January 7, 2010 – JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) announces a strategic partnership with Dentsu Inc., a leading producer of Japanese animation, to produce an animated television series based on MONSUNO™, a new original Boys Action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2010
Following up on the success of last years first collaboration between Eslite, the largest bookstore chain in Taiwan (featuring the largest selection of English language publications), Toy2R has pulled out all the stops to create another amazing set of 2.5" Qees for 2010 to launch its 15th Anniversary celebration.   Using the core Qee characters;…

 

by ChipCataldo
January 7, 2010
shazam02.jpg …and we’re back! Boy, that commercial seemed like an eternity, eh? Wait, what? It really HAS been over 5 months since the last highlight? Wow…I’ve been a supreme slack-ass, for sure. Well, rest assured loyal readers (reader?) that one of my (few) New Year’s resolutions is to blog more…to the tune of once a week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2010
 Manufacturer and Cartoon Network Enterprises Announce a New Line of Action Figures, Bobble Heads, and Vehicles Based on the Adult Swim Series, The Venture Bros.   Bif Bang Pow! and Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Adult Swim, blast off for action with today’s partnership announcement that will bring to market a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2010
 The expert judges have chosen their favorite videos and storyboards, but it’s now time for Power Ranger fans to have their say about who will win Bandai America Incorporated’s Power Rangers “Power Up Video Challenge.” Contestants viewed a Power Rangers “cliffhanger video” online and then submitted their own unique ending in a mini-movie or storyboard…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2010
Mattel’s Facebook page this week gives us an update on the progress of the flocking on their Masters of the Universe Classics MossMan figure as well as announcing an SDCC exclusive reveal coming this Friday.   AFi will be on hand at the gallery opening for the reveal so keep your eyes here on Friday…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2010
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:1st quarter 2010 Wave/Assortment: Ubisoft Avatar Video Game exclusive Packaging: bagged Accessories: rifle and backpack Scale: 6" Sculpted By: Mattel’s in-house team Notes: Part of Mattel’s Movie Masters line   THE FIGURE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2010
Many folks saw these pictures late last year when they leaked out before licensor approval.  Now Mattel has posted the official pictures of DC Universe Classics Wave 13 on the MattyCollector Facebook page.   There’s a lot of great awesomeness in this wave including us being one figure closer to recreating the vintage Super Powers line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2010
COSTA MESA, CA., January 4, 2010 – Bravado, the world’s leading global music merchandising company, has completed an agreement with Playmates Toys whereby they will create a signature line of figures and dolls for the most successful entertainer of all time, Michael Jackson. “We are delighted to expand our successful line of Michael Jackson collectible…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2010
Farewell Doctor…. This weekend marked the last episode of David Tennant as Dr. Who.    I’m sad to see him go because I REALLY enjoyed his run as the Doctor… but I’m hopeful for the new seasons as I REALLY love everything that new show runner Stephen Moffett has ever written for the show. As a farewell […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2010
Farewell Doctor…. This weekend marked the last episode of David Tennant as Dr. Who.    I’m sad to see him go because I REALLY enjoyed his run as the Doctor… but I’m hopeful for the new seasons as I REALLY love everything that new show runner Stephen Moffett has ever written for the show. As a farewell…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2010
Kotobukiya is pleased to announce the arrival of OTACOOL 2: WORLDWIDE COSPLAYERS in April 2010!  In collaboration with the world famous Otaku website Dannychoo.com and the Internet’s largest cosplay destination Cure, OTACOOL 2 promises even more stimulating and groundbreaking content.  In keeping with the same concept of “OTAKU is COOL”, the next volume of OTACOOL…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
January 2, 2010
Ok, so I broke down last night and bought a bunch of toys that I don’t technically collect or was looking for. And one of them, Luke Skywalker Snowspeeder Pilot, is so well-made that it just might be my favorite figure in a long, long time.   So I think I’m going to make a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: February 15th 2009 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded/boxed Accessories: Helmet and saddle  Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:   THE PACKAGE    

 

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