Articles for April, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2014
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has swung into action and already started to hit theatres around the world! There are a number of deadly foes out to catch the spider in the action packed movie, and Hot Toys is delighted to share with you today some looks of the Rhino battling our favorite wall-crawler! The prototype…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
Today on StarWars.com Lucasfilm made a major announcement about the history and future of the Star Wars Expanded Universe: For over 35 years, the Expanded Universe has enriched the Star Wars experience for fans seeking to continue the adventure beyond what is seen on the screen. When he created Star Wars, George Lucas built a universe that sparked…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
Celebrate the world’s favorite space-and-time-traveling adventurer with the latest range of TITANS from Titan Entertainment – a multiverse of figures to collect!   Since we first started our Doctor Who TITANS all that time ago, fans have been requesting one figure more than any other, we received emails, tweets, requests at every show we displayed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
This week, over on the MattyCollector news page, Mattel released the details of the next monthly Early Access and sale items:   Make it a most memorable MOTUC May, with four figures including two long-awaited, fan-demanded arrivals from Club Eternia®. This month collectors get their claws, uh, hands on the fiendish female Scorpia™, along with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
  Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
From Luke Skywalker and Han Solo to Darth Vader, ANOVOS Creates Costume Replicas Designed to be Worn by Fans Throughout the Galaxy; Presales Begin May the 4th     KENOSHA, Wis. (April 25, 2014) – The Force will be strong with STAR WARS fans this spring when ANOVOS Productions LLC unveils its first line of STAR WARS…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
Figures Toy Company is really knocking it out of the park with their recent announcements.   Today over on their official Facebook page they announced the Batman Classic TV Series Action Figures Accessory Pack, which will allow fans to pimp their batcaves for their new 1966 retro Batman figures.  This set will have Bat-Everything! Including bat…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2014
Pop! Television: Sharknado Sharks. I never saw that coming. We are so excited to debut our Sharknado Pop! It’s a shark in a tornado. A Sharknado. Sharknado looks particularly terrifying… even in Pop! form! Sharknado 2: The Second One will premiere July 30th on Syfy! The original Sharknado was a swimming success with a debut…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2014
BURBANK, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today a slate of new partners signed on to support Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ highly anticipated film Godzilla with product inspired by the epic action adventure. Led by master toy partner Bandai America Incorporated, alongside JAKKS Pacific, Inc., Rubie’s Costume…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2014
FT-05 SOAR – BLUE, RED VERSIONS This figure changes from robot to Pteranodon, and is sized to go with the other Masterful figures. This version has a blue chest, and is listed at the Early Bird price of $189.99. Like the first listing, the FT-05F changes from robot to Pteranodon, and this time is done…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2014
 In celebration of more than a year of battles and two billion play sessions, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced that Injustice: Gods Among Us for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now offering an all-new multiplayer mode. Developed from the ground up by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, players can now engage in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2014
Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by AFi Admin
April 24, 2014
Exogenesis ~Perils of Rebirth~ is a post-apocalyptic adventure/visual novel hybrid inspired by Ace Attorney and Zero Escape games. It combines the point-and-click gameplay of adventure games with the heavy focus on storytelling found in visual novels. Set in post-apocalyptic Japan, the story of Exogenesis is about former wasteland treasure hunter Yu Sayashi who’s on a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
Skylanders Originator Toys for Bob Returns with Ground-Breaking Innovation Portal Masters Can Now Capture and Play as Villains; Capture and Play as Kaos for the First Time Ever   Santa Monica, Calif. – April 23, 2014 – Skylanders® is redefining the toys-to-life phenomenon with yet another ground-breaking innovation, Skylanders Trap Team™. On October 5 in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
To commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the original Nightmare on Elm Street NECA is proud to present the definitive version of Freddy as he first appeared in the 1984 classic.   The one and only Freddy turns 30 this year, and to thank him for three decades of sheer terror, NECA has created the DEFINITIVE Freddy action figure, loaded…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
Figures Toy Company announced today a BIG one-two PUNCH!  And I mean that LITTERALLY as they are bringing back the old “fist fighting” action feature from the Mego days and applying it to their retro 8″ figures. To top that off the new FF Figures will be themed to tie into the 30th Anniversary of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
Get free comics at participating comic book shops on Saturday May 3rd, 2014.   (BALTIMORE, MD) — (April 23, 2014) —In 10 days, the most anticipated event in the comic book industry, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) will be celebrated at participating comic book specialty shops across the U.S., Canada, and worldwide! 2014 marks the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
Today, Funko released some better pictures of their second wave of 6” Legacy action figures based on the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones.’ The first wave of figures were released in February and were Barnes and Nobel exclusives for the first 30 days. They have since had a wider release. Wave 2 is coming soon…

 

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