Articles for March, 2010

 

by AFi Admin
March 23, 2010
Here is the latest from NEW PREORDERS HOT TOYS IRON MAN 2 – WHIPLASH Coming with full gear of highly detailed weapons and accessories, this collectible figurine shall be amazing enough to enter your collection, not to mention the newly developed head sculpt with realized likeness of the leading actor, Golden Globe winner and Academy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2010
Saw this posted today for you fellow Whovians.   Here’s the new trailer for Season 5, the first season of the Matt Smith Doctor. Here’s the BBC America trailer:   And here’s the BBC trailer:  

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2010
SOTA Toys is proud to announce the Humping Robot! This rascal will be arriving in fine retailers early in the 3rd quarter. “We’ve got it! We’ve done it! Robot Chicken’s Humping Robot is on its way! This Articulated* Humping Robot Keychain/Action-Figure can be dangled from keys, purses, backpacks, or whatever you darn well please. And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2010
In their latest newsletter the good people at Hot Toys are teasing their upcoming Whiplash figure from their Iron Man 2 line.   We’ve already seen what an amazing job they have done on War Machine, we have no doubt that Whiplash will be equally as incredible! Guess who he is? An electrical technician, weapon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2010
Ever wonder what the new MOTUC Moss Man might have looked like had Mattel made the decision NOT to flock the figure?   The card back of the upcoming Weapons Pak #1 shows fans what might have been with a totally unflocked version of Moss Man.  I wonder if he’s still pine scented in this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Jan 2010 Wave/Assortment: Series 1 Figure #52 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: none Scale: 3.75" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team THE PACKAGE    

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   All products listed below are scheduled to to ship and be in stores August 2010.  The following solicits…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Photos and values from 35,000 action figure database available anytime, anywhere ATLANTA — March 17, 2010 — Collector-ActionFigures (www.Collector-ActionFigures.com) today announced immediate availability the first iPhone application for action figure collectors. With the new “Action Figure Collector” application, sharing your collection, looking up detailed information, and taking pictures of your action figure collection has never…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Earlier this year Lego announced their new line called HERO FACTORY.  We got to see some of the heroes last month at Toy Fair.   Now Lego brings on the bad guys and lets us reveal the line-up of VILLIANS! And if that weren’t enough we also give you a look at the first two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Mattel posted a quick note this morning on their Facebook page to clarify for fan their presence at the C2E2 show in April . Mattycollector fans, Just a quick note for those of you who will be attending the C2E2 convention in April. Mattel will have a presence at the convention in the form of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Company Recognized for Ongoing Commitment to Social, Environmental and Governance Leadership EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Mar 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that it has been named one of the "World’s Most Ethical Companies" in 2010 by the Ethisphere Institute. Despite a record number of nominations for the award, Mattel earned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2010
Catching up a bit on some older figures we have the Cyborg Superman from DC Direct’s Green Lantern wave 3. This is the second version of the Cyborg Superman that DC Direct has released.   The first version was in his original "Reign of the Supermen" deco.   This version is in his Sinestro Corps uniform from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2010
Prepare yourself for the latest Minimates revolution, Minimates MAX! Minimates MAX or Mobile Action Xtreme is an all new line of original creation Minimates being shown to the world for the first time at this years Toy Fair in NY.  This line will include original vehicles that are large enough to contain multiple figures as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2010
Earlier this week on their Facebook page, the gang at Mattel gave fans their first look at a packaged sample of Keldor as well as a look at his bio. MOTU Fans, For longer than we can remember, the background of Keldor™ has been shrouded in mystery… but in preparation of his arrival on June…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2010
COLLECTORS REJOICE OVER ALL-NEW DOMO QEE!   MARCH 4, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Deluxe, the product arm of Dark Horse Comics, has announced a special exclusive variant in their popular line of toys based on fashion and viral superstar Domo. The Domo Qee figure is unique to the Hong Kong–based toy company Toy2R and has been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2010
We all remember the struggle it was to find a complete set of the first Walmart exclusive wave of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics.   Wave 5 was the bane of many collectors and many still have holes in their collection from this wave.  Several of the figures are unreasonably expensive on Ebay currently.    It took…

 

by Glenn Moss
March 18, 2010
S P O I L E R A L E R T * * * * “Recon” Lost Episode 8 Review This Is Your 8am Wake Up Call At camp Claire, Sawyer makes a cup of tea and goes inside the shelter to wake Jin up, Jin asks how long he has been asleep and…

 

by Jon "Caped Crusader" Edwards
March 16, 2010
Sure, action figures are the focus around here, as evidenced by the name of the site. If you’re anything like me, though, your collecting habits involve more than just little plastic men. With STAR WARS, DC Direct, Justice League Unlimited, G.I. JOE, Marvel Universe, and anything I can find from my favorite comic books, movies,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2010
HURLEY, NY- March 16, 2010- TONNER reveals its C2E2 (April 16 – 18, McCormick Place – Chicago, IL ) Exclusive, "HUNTRESSTM  DELUXE" from their "DC Stars" line.   HUNTRESS DELUXE, is 17" tall, limited to only 200 pieces (certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Robert Tonner included) and will sell for $150.00 in TONNER booth number 425.   Fully authorized by DC Comics.

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2010
 Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.      Q1. What influences Mattel’s decision on which of DC/WB’s Straight-to-Video DC projects that Mattel supports with products and which ones they don’t?  Both Public Enemies and Crisis on Two Earths seem perfect for…

 

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