Articles for April, 2010

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
April 25, 2010
  Wow, five years. I think this makes it the longest that I’ve been at one online "home" (not counting ToyOtter.com, which is really more of a rest stop than a home for new content). And it’s easily been the best place I’ve had the pleasure to be a part of. So, to celebrate our…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 24, 2010
The newest DC event is Brightest Day.  The preview issue came out last week.  It looks good.  I’d like to see DC actually follow through with this basic idea.  Its been way too dark and gloomy at DC for a long time.  Seven or so years ago, Dan Didio came on board at DC Comics. …

 

by Jeff Cope
April 23, 2010
Evergreen. It is the holy grail of the toy industry. Finding a property that remains both popular and viable in the marketplace even when there is no media support. Every year there is a flurry of movie licensing as toy companies scamble to catch lightning in a bottle and, hopefully, find the next Star Wars….

 

by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
April 23, 2010
montage4a.jpg   Add-on and accessories for your existing toys are a hot and growing trend!  (One I’m happy to say I’m part of!) So read on to find out just what kind of add-ons and gear you can get for your collection!  

 

by ChipCataldo
April 22, 2010
As was previously reported by a very dubious source, this week marks the Wooden Anniversary of Action Figure Insider. (No really, it’s wooden!  Look it up!  Jason Lenzi told me!  Seriously!). To celebrate this wonderous occasion, we (yeah, that damn Lenzi again…taking all the credit for himself) thought we’d do something different with our blog…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2010
  SCOOP WEEK- REVEAL #4  We got a great scoop for you today!  The good folks at Underground Toys are letting us reveal the next 2-pack in their Doctor Who Classics line.   Personally, I love Underground Toys/Character Option’s Doctor Who line.  They have great likenesses, everything is always in scale, and everything is a…

 

by Jon "Caped Crusader" Edwards
April 22, 2010
Those were the exact words I heard from the mouth of a boy who couldn’t have been more than ten years old Monday evening. I stopped by Big Lots after reading that collectors were finding wave 11 25th Anniversary/Modern Era G.I. JOE figures at some of their locations. After picking up two Cobra Eels, Matt…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2010
  As part of our 5th Anniversary we are launching a new feature called "Catching Up With…"  In the course of our 5 years here at AFi we have had the privilege of getting to know a lot of great people in the toy industry.  Some we meet at Toy Fair, some we meet at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2010
100017_press01a.jpg Sideshow’s Comic-Con 2010 Exclusives Revealed! Last week, they showed off a group shot of their Sideshow Collectibles’ Comic-Con exclusives for 2010! This week, Sideshow is revealing the official names and Pre-Order dates for each con collectible, so look below to find out all the info on the Specimen 687M Legendary Scale Bust, Mouser Comiquette, Skrull…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2010
BURBANK, Calif. (April 21, 2010) – eFX Inc. today announced special, members-only pricing for Disney enthusiasts who are members of D23: The Official Community for Disney Fans. D23 Members can save hundreds of dollars on eFX’s line of intricately crafted Disney replicas by visiting the eFX website at www.efxcollectibles.com.  Special D23 Member pricing takes effect…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2010
  BREAKING NEWS This afternoon Eternia got a new princess! AFi would like to congratulate Mattel’s Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich and his wife on the birth of their baby daughter!   Scott and I had joked last month behind the scenes about the baby coming during our "scoop week," (her due date was to be next…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2010
Mattel has some good news for the Club Eternia subscribers that they posted to the MattyCollector.com news page: Club Eternia™ Subscribers, As we’ve told you, we’re working behind the scenes to do all we can to help our monthly sales go more smoothly. Beginning with our May sale, we’ll be processing subscription orders two business…

 

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