Articles for May, 2010

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
May 31, 2010
Please take a few moments today, tonight, this week, to appreciate all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. So many of us truly don’t understand the cost our military has endured, and what the families left behind have lost. Regardless of your political views on war, these men and women have fought and died…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2010
 

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2010
New in the AFi Archive- MOTUC She-Ra As you might have guessed  by now that the AFi offices got a new box of review samples from Mattel this week,  so I’ll be bringing you several first looks at new and upcoming toys.  First up was the DCUC Plastic Man, then it was Masters of the Universe Classics- Keldor.and now we have Masters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: June 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Sword of Protection Shield Battle Axe Removable cape Modern-style head Vintage-style head with removable mask to display in two different positions Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Finally, the Princess of Power™ fulfills her long-awaited destiny… here…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2010
New in the AFi Archive – MOTUC Keldor As you might have guessed  by now that the AFi offices got a new box of review samples from Mattel this week,  so I’ll be bringing you several first looks at new and upcoming toys.  First up was the DCUC Plastic Man, next is the Masters of the Universe Classics- Keldor. Keldor was originally teased…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: June 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Male & female halves of the Power Sword® – first time appearance of the male half in purple! Removable cape (fits your Skeletor® figures, too) Removable armor “Acid” vial Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: My, what…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2010
New today in the AFi archives we have the long rumored and highly anticipated DC Universe Classics SDCC 2010 Exclusive PLASTIC MAN!    I think most of us were impressed when we first saw this figure revealed on "Attack of the Show" but it’s not until you get this figure in your hand that you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2010
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: July 2010 Wave/Assortment:  DC Universe Classics 2010 San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded (with bagged accessory at the Con) Accessories: Neck, legs, spring, stretchable arms, regular arms, fists, paddle-ball, fly swatter, suitcase with "comics",  file folder and wearable goggles. Collect and Connect: None Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2010
RETURN TO A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY… WITH THE ACTION-PACKED ANIMATED ADVENTURES OF STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS ON DVD AND BLU-RAY! The Complete Season Two   From Lucasfilm Ltd. and Warner Home Video, Four-Disc Set Includes  All 22 Action-Packed Episodes, Extensive Behind-The-Scenes Materials  and a Blu-ray Exclusive – Jedi Temple Archives   SAN FRANCISCO,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2010
photo1-400x533.jpg We are getting closer to completing Super Powers series 3 in Mattel’s DC Universe Classics line!

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 28, 2010
Transforming Batcycle.  Have you been holding off on buying this vehicle from the Batman Brave and Bold line?  I know I have. Packaging.  Why is this the only item in the entire line without a window box?  Does it play great but present poorly?   Price.  $19.99  More than I paid for the Blue Beetle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2010
The Four Horsemen are nearing the end of their tenth year in business, and they’re gearing up to make the next year one of their most productive years ever! Not only are they going to continue to handle the creative duties on Mattel’s DC Universe Classics, Masters of the Universe Classics, the new Green Lantern…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2010
All New LEGO Prince of Persia Mini-Movie – narrated by Jake Gyllenhaal Here it is! All of the action, adventure and thrills of the Prince of Persia movie in LEGO brick form! Join brave Prince Dastan as he invades guarded cities, battles powerful enemies and races ostriches in a quest against time to save the kingdom.    

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2010
Kingston, NY (May 28, 2010) –  From the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures (opening Memorial Day weekend), PRINCE OF PERSIA®: THE SANDS OF TIME come PRINCE DASTAN and TAMINA.   This epic action-adventure set in the mystical lands of Persia features a rogue prince (JAKE GYLLENHAAL) who reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess (GEMMA ARTERON) who together, race against…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2010
The 20th series of Be@rbricks have been solicited in Diamond’s Previews.  Last month we showed you the teaser image that had the logos of what licenses would be represented in the wave, but now we can show you the image of the Be@rbricks themselves. The wave has some cool entries from all over pop culture…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2010
We’ve got a 2-fer in the news this morning.  Our friends at BifBangPow! are letting us make two big announcements this morning. The first news is that BifBangPow! have secured a new license- That license is for the hilarious HBO series Eastbound and Down, the comedy from the minds of comedians Will Farrel and Danny…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2010
BEWARE THE MUCUS TICK!!   Idle Hands Mucus Tick Exclusive Action Figure Coming Soon Parlin, New Jersey (May 27th, 2010) – Idle Hands and Shocker Toys today announced a limited partnership to create the first Idle Hands action figure exclusive – MUCUS TICK!! When comic book and cartoon hero The Tick fights an "Uncommon Cold",…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2010
  The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.      Q1) How strongly do competing, in-house lines (Spider-Man 3.75, IM2, MU) affect your figure choices? A1) We try to be smart in our decisions to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2010
Mattel posted the following update today for some of their international customers that might want to order the SDCC 2010 exclusives on line: DCU Fans, One of the fans over at the Forums on MattyCollector.com asked why specifically Plastic Man wouldn’t be available in Australia/New Zealand and if a modified version could be made. Wanted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2010
The Source (DC Comics official blog) gives us our first look at DC DIRECT’s RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE action figures! The first wave will hit in April of next year, and features four different versions of our time lost hero, based on the designs of cover artist Andy Kubert. The figures include: Prehistoric Batman Witch-hunter…

 

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