Articles for August, 2012

 

20120804-151754.jpg We first met this new company at San Diego Comicon this year, and we were very impressed with their unpainted Silent Hill Prototypes. Now comes an update with painted pics! Toymunkey Studios in collaboration with Gecco Corp is proud to announce a new line of PVC Statues based on the popular Konami video game series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2012
Doctor Who Series 7 Trailer 2 Yesterday BBC America released this trailer for the upcoming 7th season of Doctor Who.  Season 7 will start this fall on BBC America.  

 

form-voltron-1024x7521.jpg   Over the past year, Mattel has been slowly but surely releasing the Lions of Voltron, and their respective Space Explorer pilots, much to the delight of Voltron fans everywhere.  I think the wonderful thing about these toys is the fact a company as big as Mattel even made him in the first place.  Sure,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2012
“Blade”, Saurod, Pixel-Dan and Mo-Lar Make A Plea for the MOTUC Club Eternia Subscription A personal message from Anthony De Longis (Blade in the motion picture Masters of the Universe) for all the MOTU collectors and fans to keep the Club Eternia Subscriptions alive. The figures are made by the Four Horsemen Toy Studio and sold under the auspices of the MattyCollector online site mattycollector.com   REGISTER BY AUGUST…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
 Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Mattel took a short break from ‘Ask Matty’ during July for Comic Con, but now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
It’s Wednesday,which means that your local comic shop has gotten in yet another batch of comic books… and a new batch of exclusive toys from Diamond Select! This week brings a new assortment of Minimates, a new box set and a new Femme Fatales statue, so gamers and comic lovers take note and plan your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
————- NEW PREORDERS ————- G2 BRUTICUS(BBTS SHARED EXCLUSIVE) – PREORDERS OPEN AGAIN Did you miss Bruticus when it first went up?   We have reopened the preorder, get yours now while they are still available! http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22068&mode=retail TRANSFORMERS SCI-FI REVOLTECH #040 OPTIMUS PRIME DX This new release of the movie figure includes jetwings, an energon axe,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
As announced at their SDCC 2012 panels, Mattel is giving fans the opportunity to complete their 6″ Young Justice team with a pre-order of an exclusive Matty 2-pack.  Fans said they wanted these last 2 figures/characters to complete their collection so Mattel priced them out for a very limited run.  Mattel has to have enough…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
After two rounds, Diamond Select Toys has still not decided who the winner is in their Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates line. Now it’s time for the third and final round! Series 3 hits comic shops this week, and will be coming to Toys “R” Us shortly, and DST has put together a series of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
Up next:  Commander X will take to the skies in a cross-over comic with Captain Midnight PORTLAND, MAINE (July 31, 2012) Return to the Golden Age of high adventure with Commander X in three tales featuring giant monsters, robots, mystery and action.  The stories in this 40 page, full color comic book are told in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
    2013 subscriptions sales are on now and only through Aug 6th on Mattycollector.com! If we don’t hit the min number of sub holders we will likely do fewer figures at higher prices. But here’s hoping we don’t have to cross that bridge. Find out all the details now over on Mattycollector.com and enjoy…

 

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