Articles for November, 2010

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
November 27, 2010
by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer and James "Sallah" Sawyer. So there was that thing back a few years ago where we found out all about the plans for the final years of the Super Powers Collection including concept art for many possible figures. And that other thing, where some extension plans for the original Kenner Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Super Powers figure stand Collect and Connect: None Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive.  Figure 3 of 7. THE PACKAGE    

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
November 25, 2010
I often use this medium to complain.  Instead, I thought I’d write about things I am thankful for this year (I had a minister tell me at one point he was asked to come up with 100 things he was thankful for.  He said it was hard even for him to come up with that…

 

by Jeff Cope
November 25, 2010
  Happy Thanksgiving, AFi Readers!

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
November 23, 2010
by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer and James "Sallah" Sawyer. So there was that thing back a few years ago where we found out all about the plans for the final years of the Super Powers Collection including concept art for many possible figures. And that other thing, where some extension plans for the original Kenner Star…

 

by Jeff Cope
November 22, 2010
  As you may have read on AFi’s front page, Jazware’s is returning to the Street Fighter license. Street Fighter fans may recall a few years back Jazwares produced a line of 6" Street Fighter figures that were sold at Toys R Us. Most of the figures were based upon sculptures designed by SOTA. Now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: November 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Orb of Power  “energy transfusing” sword  Split sword of power Removable cape and armor Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: This is the November 2010 Quarterly Bonus Figure. The is the 2nd release of King Grayskull.   He was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Fall 2010 Wave/Assortment: Fall 2010 3-pack assortment Packaging: 3-pack Accessories: None Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In-House Team Notes: Batman and the Joker are new decos that refelect their appearance on Batman: The Animated Series   THE PACKAGE   THE FIGURES   BATMAN   COMPARISON   JOKER   COMPARISON   THE…

 

by Jeff Cope
November 13, 2010
 As most of the dear readers of this blog already know, May 2011 sees the release of the fourth film in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean saga. While this news may have been met with a collective "ho-hum" from those who felt let down by the over-wrought third film, At World’s End, my reaction was…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
November 11, 2010
Please take a few moments today, tonight, this week, to recognize the past and present sacrifices made by our servicemen and women, and their families. We all know someone that has served with great honor, or is currently serving in the name of America. Please make sure you acknowledge them. A heartfelt thanks goes out…

 

by Jeff Cope
November 10, 2010
I started reading and collecting comic books when I was nine years old. Last month…I stopped.

 

cheetor_tt_face Fun Publications Transformers Collectors’ Club Membership Drive FINAL reveals! Fort Worth, TX – November 9th, 2010 – Fun Publications, Inc, licensee for Hasbro’s Transformers Collectors’ Club, is pleased to announce the final additions to the Fall 2010 Membership drive. Artists from across the Transformers fandom can participate in the 2010 Transformers Design a Cover Contest,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2010
Company Launches Barcode Scanning Capability, Enabling Smartphone Users to Redeem Scannable Coupons and eGift Cards in Stores Nationwide Straight from Their Mobile Phones  Time-Strapped Shoppers May Also Receive Instant Deals and Offers Directly to Personal Mobile Devices through the Introduction of “R” Mobile Messaging Program   WAYNE, NJ (November 9, 2010) – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2010
New Online Multiplayer Video Game Brings Boys the Thrill of Real World Racing EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Fasten your seatbelts, put it in drive and floor it because Hot Wheels® is launching an online multiplayer game, Hot Wheels Racing Circuit™, www.hotwheelsracingcircuit.com. The visually stunning, 3D-rendered video game replicates the fast-paced excitement of real-life racing with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2010
Biggest Series in Cable History Among Adults 18-49   Network Greenlights 13-Episode Season of Original Hit Series Biggest Global Original Series Debut on Fox International Channels   (New York, NY – November 8, 2010)  AMC announced today the renewal of “The Walking Dead” for a 13-episode second season. Since debuting Sunday, October 31, “The Walking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2010
Are you in the Pink? You are if you’re entering Toy2R’s 15 Weeks to Celebrate 15 Years Contest – now starting its 9th Week! If you haven’t entered – what are you waiting for? Its the easiest way to win loads of Toy2R products for FREE! And how easy is it? Just log on to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2010
The topic of collectibles and what figures and toy lines are worth comes up a lot on our message boards.  Should I buy up all the X?  Can I retire if I collect figure X?  What is "hot" right now?    The speculator market hits every hobby at some point.   Those of us that have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2010
Our good friends over at SpyMonkey Creations were hanging out last weekend at the Long Beach Comic Con and while their they revealed their next custom made action figure accessory. This one is a unique offering for them as it is their first accessory scaled to 12" figures.   It doesn’t have a name yet…

 

by Jon "Caped Crusader" Edwards
November 5, 2010
The U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program kicked off its 2010 campaign this week. With our nation’s poverty rate at its highest level since 1994, this is as important a time as ever to help deliver holiday cheer to millions of less fortunate children across America. Toys For Tots is one of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2010
Wow, was I ever surprised when this baby showed up on my door step!   I have been waiting for an action figure of Kalibak in the animated style since 1996 when he showed up on Superman the Animated Series.   Now he’s in my collection, and he’s awesome.  It has long been a dream of…

 

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