Articles for August, 2011


by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
August 25, 2011
“Does Prime die…?” I’ve wanted to do this for a while; take a fresh look at classic nerd movies with the perspectives of time and everything following them. We’re going to start with a bit of a hybrid.  It’s not only a seminal movie for thirtysomething toy geeks, it’s also one of the lynchpins in…


by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
August 20, 2011
Norman Bates Michael Myers Jason Vorhees Freddy Krueger Alice Hudson No…?


by Bill "Fresh Monkey" Murphy
August 18, 2011
Well here it is almost 3 months later and I’m getting to part 02 of my blog on “Making your own Action Figure (Is it even possible?)”….ugh how time flies.    You can read the last update HERE. So where are we at now…well before I get into that I want to talk about all the…


by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
August 13, 2011
Everyone else at AFi seems to have weighed in on the DCUC Subscription, so why not me? I was among the first to tell Mattel they were doing a lousy job with character selection in JLU.  That is why I started with the JLU Most Wanted Polls here at AFi.  With DCUC I never had…


by Matt Cauley
August 12, 2011
Not that you asked, but here’s how I warmed up to the DCUC Subscription offering. I’ll admit, at first I had *no* interest in the DC Universe Classics subscription. I hadn’t been buying DCUC in ages, the prices at retail were ridiculous, and most of the time I’d only be tempted by half the figures…


by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2011
It was a one year ago today that I got the early morning call from Jesse Falcon that our dear friend Eddie Wires had passed away suddenly in the night, at the age of 38, while at his workbench doing what he loved – painting action figure prototypes.   For everyone one that knew him…


by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
August 11, 2011
In my last post, I told you all why I’ve subscribed to Club Infinite Earths.  Since then, I’ve seen a lot of conversation about the club here, and elsewhere, and I feel like there’s a crippling amount of cross-talk and misinformation coloring perceptions on all sides of the issue.  So, here are two letters I…


by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
August 9, 2011
The future.


by Daniel Pickett
August 8, 2011
I’ll admit up front that I’ve never played a Transformers video game before.   I was a big Transformers fan back when they first hit shelves in the 80’s , what we now call “G1”, as well as watching the original animated series and reading the Marvel comic, but I haven’t followed Transformers through all of…


by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 15, 2011 Wave/Assortment:  Club Eternia® Figure of the Month, August 2011 Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Gun Removable helmet Secret accessory Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  The skin tone of this figure was voted on by fans.  They were given the choice of the original toy color, the…