Articles for September, 2010

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: September 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Sword of Saz ancestral shield Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Here’s a rare opportunity to own a 200X character, re-imagined in masterful MOTUC style by the Four Horsemen. Fully articulated and armed for combat with the Sword…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
Wow, lots of Star Wars news to post today… and here’s some more! The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can…

 

by Steve "Captain Collector" Ceragioli
September 14, 2010
snake2   As a lifelong Godzilla fan and collector, the pickings were kind of slim. In the 1970’s, we were treated to a Shogun Warriors Godzilla, which was pretty off-model, an un-articulated PVC that came with a playset, and the Aurora model, which was as articulated (not at all) as most offerings. We were teased by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
“LOST” JAPANESE STAR WARS COMMERCIAL FOUND! A Japanese toy commercial for Star Wars toys was thought to be lost for thirty years, but has now been found!   Okay, not really….but this may be even cooler. The gang at Super7 produced their own retro-video for the STORMTROOPER SUPER SHOGUN figure, shot in the style of Japanese toy commercials from the 1970s….

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
– Planned events include sleepover with special postgame screening of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back –   SAN DIEGO, CA – The Force has been with the San Diego Padres all season long, and on Friday, September 24, the Padres will pay tribute to a “galaxy far, far away” with a special…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
Our friends over at CA Enterprises sent us the following news about their awesome 8" Mego-esque NYCC 10 exclusive figures featuring Captain Action and Dr. Evil.  These guys a super-limited edition, so if you are going to NYCC you had better make this one of your first stops! NY Comic Con is just around the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 15 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: 75th Anniversary Button Collect and Connect: Validus Right Arm Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Figure #2 (of 7)  First time for this version of the character as an action figure. THE PACKAGE    

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2010
Toy2R is preparing for the holidays with YOU in mind. For 15 years, Toy2R has been a leading force in the designer art toy genre but more importantly, YOU, the customer, have been the biggest reason for our growth and success and to show you our appreciation, Toy2R has created this contest to say thank…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2010
Last week we showed you Kamandi from DC Universe Classics Wave 14.  And we still have a few more from wave 14 to show you.   Obsidian has been live in the archives since last week, but I didn’t get a chance to update the front page until today.   I still have GOLD and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 12, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 15 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories:  "Pyramid Power" Staff, Super Powers Stand Collect and Connect:  None- Stand Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Figure #1 (of 7) THE PACKAGE  

 

by AFi Admin
September 11, 2010
photo1-400x300.jpg Actually DCUC wave 15 brings us 2 steps closer to having a complete line of Super Powers figures in the 6″ scale with the inclusion of Golden Pharaoh and Martian Manhunter in the line up. But for now here is the comparison shot of Golden Pharaoh.

 

by AFi Admin
September 10, 2010
photo-400x300.jpg You remember how fans were upset at the unveiling of DCUC wave 15 Sinestro corps Batman? Remember how fans said that it wasn’t comics accurate and the other costume only appeared on one page? Then remember how Mattel dropped the hint that this Batman was not based on that appearance, but instead was based on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2010
Entertainment Earth has partnered with Diamond Select to bring you a super special Universal Monster Action Figure: The Wolf Man in black and white! He’s not just scary in color anymore… Be afraid. Be very afraid! That wonderful series of Universal Monsters movies revolutionized film and gave us some of the most iconic characters in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2010
NECA Announces Harry Potter Partnership   In a multinational collaborative effort to continue to bring you the coolest and most up-to-date righteous entertainment memorabilia, NECA has partnered with TOMY to distribute their European Harry Potter merchandise in the US! If you’re imagining long hours in smoke-filled back rooms negotiating the deal, yeah, sure, go with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2010
Once again it’s time to make your voice heard!   Mattel is asking action figure fans to participate in a new survey.  The survey will be live until Sunday afternoon.   Time is ticking, so get going-  The link is below: Hey action figure fans! We are continually trying to improve upon what we produce for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2010
The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) will have a great Fall picnic on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 in Gambrills, MD. The pavilion of the Bell Branch Athletic Complex will be the site of the club’s annual Anniversary celebration, which will feature the usual food, fun, and fellowship.  Special events at this…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
September 9, 2010
WalmartFrown.jpg Remember what that’s from?  Probably not. I’m in Walmart yesterday and, though they didn’t have what I went in there for, they did have the 2010 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 4" Lord Zedd figure (and Star Trek: Voyager Season 1 for 20 bucks, but that item doesn’t figure in the story).  I went to what…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2010
"Gamorreans are forever at war with anyone who will fight" Now black and white master, Jon-Paul Kaiser brings the legendary warrior to life in Qee form with his newest custom. Using the 2.5" DIY Pigee Qee figure, Jon-Paul has once again captured the full essence of this brute. The Gamorrean Guard Qee is an original…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2010
I’m a little late in getting this posted, but I thought it was still worth mentioning that last week Hot Toys announced the next figure in their line of MarvelComics movie figures– Ghost Rider: 1/6th scale Ghost Rider Limited Edition Collectible Figurine with Bike Set     The details of the figure are below, but…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2010
Hasbro’s HUB TV Network will be launching on Sept. 10th, and today they are hosting a media lunch with some announcements.   Even if you are not at the media lunch you can still follow along with it according to their official Twitter feed:   In anticipation of 10.10.10, we’re live-tweeting our media lunch today…

 

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