Articles for October, 2010

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2010
Still need a last minute Halloween costume idea?   Why not rundown to your local toy department and pick up one of these babies? I’ve never seen a study done on why the mysterious bounty hunter Boba Fett has such appeal to Star Wars fan’s both young an old.   He was a man clouded in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2010
There’s no more perfect time than Halloween to show you the new packaged shots of the new Captain Action figure and costumes.  After all the good Captain is the original master of disguses with his multiple costume packs.   It was announced at NYCC that Captain Action had just sewn up the Marvel license to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 30, 2010
This past week Diamond Select Toys revealed the packaged samples of their Halo Minimates line on their ArtAsylum.com design blog:  Here is a first look at DST’s new Halo Minimates in packaging. These 2-packs are only available at Toys R Us!   Hot on the heels of the Halo Minimates 2 packs that will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 30, 2010
Here’s a small sampling of my costumes in years past.          

 

by ChipCataldo
October 29, 2010
firestorm07.jpg Howdy howdy!  Welcome to another edition of the Super Powers Highlight.  Today I’ll be focusing on one of the latest additions to my collection, the Firestorm 33-back carded sample used at Toy Fair in 1986 to sell that year’s product to retailers. This also debuts a kind-of change for the highlight.  I have so many…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
Collectors have long awaited the return of this successful series and now the wait is over Indianapolis, IN (October 29, 2010) GreenLight Collectibles has recently signed a licensing agreement with the IZOD IndyCar Series.  This agreement allows GreenLight to produce 1:18 scale replicas of cars that will be running in the 2011 season.  GreenLight has a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
Happy Halloween from Marvel (Legends) The new Halloween themed edition of Marvel.com’s ‘What The–?’ was posted today featuring a coven of Marvel Legends figures and the voice talent of Marvel’s own Jesse Falcon..    

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
Hasbro’s Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet   Manufacturer: Hasbro Release Date: September 2010 Wave/Assortment: Packaging: Box with "try me" packaging Accessories: N/A Scale: 1:1 Sculpted By: Hasbro’sIn-House Team Notes: THE PACKAGE           THE HELMET       VIDEO  

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
As U.S. Poverty Rate Increases to More than 14 Million Kids in Need, Company Launches Seventh Annual Fundraising Campaign to Help the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation Provide Gifts to Unwrap on Christmas Morning   Shaquille O’Neal Puts on His Shaq-A-Claus Hat to Encourage Holiday Shoppers to Donate Toys and Cash in Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us®…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
 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 submit a question for the next round.    Q1)  Will we ever see a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Well this is a surprise.  This close to Halloween and we just got TREATED not tricked with a great surprise from Hasbro’s PR team giving fans a quick sneak peek at some of their upcoming 2011 product!  From Jedi to bounty hunters to droids, next year is going to be a great year for STAR…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
October 28, 2010
After some unavoidable delays, the official DCUC Fan Bracket is now live and ready for voting!   To recap, the DCUC Fan Bracket works just like a sports tournament. After the previous "Selection and Seeding" Round to determine the Bracket, the 128 characters have been broken up into four equal "Regions". You vote on the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
BURSTING WITH 80 PAGES OF FUN, MUCH ANTICIPATED BOOK FEATURES THOUSANDS OF TOYS AND MORE THAN $5,600 IN SAVINGS   Even More Incredible Deals That Couldn’t Fit Into the Book to be E-mailed Throughout November The Great Big Christmas Book Goes Digital with iPad App, Facebook Preview   WAYNE, NJ – (October 28, 2010) –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
GB_Mural.jpg As part of their weekly reveals, Mattel has posted the next set of offerings as part of their upcoming Cyber-Monday sale.  This time it’s a little something for the Ghostbusters fans:   Toy Fans, Ghostbusters™ fans, you’ve been asking us to show you some Cyber Monday love so we’re doing it downtown style… for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Week to Also Include:  “Hub Exclusive: ‘Transformers: Prime’” And Transformers-Themed “Hubworld” Episode LOS ANGELES, Ca. – Fans of the enormously popular Transformers action-adventure entertainment franchise will revel in the upcoming television event on The Hub cable network – a five-part original mini-series, Monday-Friday, November 29 – December 3, showcasing “Transformers: Prime,” a new CGI-animated television…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Posted today over on Entertainment Weekly’s POPWatch Blog is the image of the new cover for this weeks issue of EW, and it features our first look at Chris Evans in his full Captain America costume.  You can read the teaser article here at POPWatch.

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
 There have been a few moving pieces over at MattyCollector.com with some sale items moving around in order to meet holiday season shipping, so today on Matty’s facebook page they posted the following clarification of sale dates and items for fans: *11/15 Grizzlor, Grayskull, Weapons Pak, Parademon 2-pk, Venkman w/proton stream *11/29-12/5 Cyber Monday Sale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2010
Mezco Toyz presents a new 6inch figure of Scott Pilgrim based on the character from the popular Universal Pictures feature film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and the chart topping series of graphic novels. Meet charming and jobless Scott Pilgrim; a bass guitarist for garage band Sex Bob-omb. The 22-year-old has just met the girl…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2010
At long last the wait is over and instead of PRE-Ordering the new book Pop Sculpture: The Art of Sculpting Action Figures and Statues by Tim Bruckner, Ruben Procopio and Zach Oat.   We will have a full feature on the book later in the week, but first up we have an exclusive interview with one…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2010
Featuring Profiles in History’s Joe Maddalena, the world’s leading authority on entertainment memorabilia   Syfy is debuting a new reality series called "Hollywood Treasure" on Wednesday, October 27 featuring Joe Maddalena, the world’s leading authority on entertainment memorabilia. Joe hunts down the memorabilia items, and auctions them off for top-dollar to pop culture collectors. Recent…

 

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