Articles for November, 2010

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2010
 Earlier this week Hot Toys posted new images of their revised body sculpt for their upcoming Bruce Lee figure from "Enter the Dragon."  They also mention that they are still working on the facial likeness: Amid fans’ anticipation, we’ve fine tuned his body sculpt to look more natural and softer! We’re still trying our best…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2010
R5140_Crisis.jpg It’s Thursday and that means it’s time for another MattyCollector.com Cyber-Monday product reveal.  Over the past few week Mattel has been parsing out the news of what product will be offered in their Cyber-Monday sale this month.  As hinted at last week, this week’s reveals include products from DC Universe Classics and DC Infinite Heroes….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 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) We saw a sneak peak at a S.H.I.E.L.D. vehicle at SDCC.  Will we see more vehicles for the Marvel 3 3/4 line like the Fantasticar,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2010
Last night, on their Facebook page, the good people at HOT TOYS showed off the new Robert Downey Jr likeness on the upcoming Mark IV Iron Man 2 figure.  This sculpt is head an shoulders above the previous releases.  He also comes with some great accessories, but I notice there’s not a Randy’s Donuts logo…

 

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