Articles for June, 2011

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
June 21, 2011
My intentions were to post this story in it’s entirety through a few blog posts, but of course I became busy, which is all-too-common of late with almost everything regarding AFi.  I had additional entries ready to go last Fall/Winter, but part of the appeal of this story is reading it in the hot, humid…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2011
Just in Case: Carrying Your Minimates Has Never Been So Easy Can’t bear to be separated from your Minimates collection? We understand. But with over 1,000 Minimates out there, it’s tough to haul them around without drawing some stares. Well, luckily, Diamond Select has re-issued the Minimates carrying case! Not only does it hold up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2011
Pre-Order at Best Buy North America for Exclusive Access to the Robin Pack! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today confirmed that Robin will be a fully playable character in the new and improved challenge mode in Batman: Arkham City.  The Tim Drake Robin pack is currently available exclusively to North American fans who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2011
At last the circle is now complete.  While we don’t yet have all of the line accurate versions of all 33 Super Power figures in the DC Universe Classics line, we at least have some version of each character that appeared in the line now with the addition of DCUC’s Wave 18 – Samurai. As…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Summer 2011 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 18 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Energy Sword Collect and Connect: Apache Chief Arm Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Dubbed "the Super Friends Wave" by collectors THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2011
 The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first SW Q&A for 2011.  Our last Q&A with the Star Wars team was November of last year.  Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2011
Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.  We have already submitted our questions for the July 1st round, but you can submit your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2011
 GreenLight Collectibles will join the franchise that shred tires all the way to the box office   Indianapolis, IN (June 14, 2011) GreenLight has jumped into the passenger seat for this adventure, utilizing their NBC Universal licensing for the Fast and Furious franchise.  GreenLight plans to introduce multiple offerings that will be affiliated with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2011
First Look: The Pirate First Mate, aka Nathaniel Vigo 5" Mini Qee by Jon-Paul Kaiser The staunch first-mate of Captain Stūrnbrau, ever loyal to his captain and maintains order over the crew on board the haunted galleon; The Whispering Corsair. Nathaniel was found in the steamy, distant port of Manchin. Abandoned there by his previous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2011
Another wave of Marvel Minimates, another array of classic characters, perennial favorites and ultra-modern noobs! Wave 41 will be anchored by First Appearance Iron Man and Mega-Rage Hulk, one of the beefiest Hulks we’ve ever made, as well as Unmasked Spider-Man and Green Goblin with his glider — re-create the classic cover to Amazing Spider-Man…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2011
club_ecto.gif  Yesterday over on their MattyCollector page Mattel updated fans on some details of their 2012 subscriptions for Ghostbusters and MOTUC, as well as surprising fans by announcing a new "Club Lion Force" Voltron subscription service.   Toy Fans, June is finally here, and you’re probably wondering what’s up with next year’s subscriptions. Well, hang on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2011
Perhaps the greatest summer exclusive in the universe, Mezco proudly presents the Mega Scale Batman Mez-Itz. This 300% Batman Mez-Itz measures 20 inches from the tip of his ears to the soles of his batboots. He features a real cloth black cape. Just like the standard Mez-Itz, he features 5 points of articulation and 1000…

 

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