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by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
July 4, 2013
BLOGs7ALIEN-PKG1-500x3851.jpg If you are a 3 3/4″ fan (and especially if you are a vintage 3 3/4″ fan) the highlight of last summer’s San Diego Comic-Con was the reveal of Super7′s ReAction ALIEN line. We all know the story by now. Back in 1979 Kenner had the license to ALIEN. A line of 3 3/4″ action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
EmptyIM3-224x300.jpg Um… that’s NOT an action figure.      That’s an arm and some random loose pieces. Do you even look at these things when you take them back? Good luck with that. Love always, People with eyes and common sense 4 comments

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2013
DragonsLair11.jpg Apparently yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the revolutionary video game Dragon’s Lair.   What made Dragon’s Lair different is that instead of it using computer graphics, it was a fully 2-D animated cartoon from Don Bluth studios that ran on a laser disk. Here’s what Wikipedia says about Dragon’s Lair: Dragon’s Lair is a laserdisc…

 

vv61-500x321.jpg Ever since I was given the opportunity to take an early first look at Miracle Productions’ Vehicle Voltron in progress, I (along with collectors worldwide) have been salivating for the finished product. As excited as I was back then, you can imagine how it felt to get the email asking if I’d like to be…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
June 14, 2013
AvengersAlliance-31.gif Award-winning Facebook game Marvel: Avengers Alliance launches for the first time on iOS and soon Android, bringing missions and special agents to the mobile audience. Today, the first social game based on Marvel’s iconic Super Hero characters, Avengers Alliance, launches on, iPhone®, iPad®, iPod Touch® and soon AndroidTM smartphone and tablet devices! This release brings…

 

by Cesar Zamora
June 10, 2013
20130608_211645-450x600.jpg The new Hasbro Wolverine line is in stores now! I got my hands on the Warrior Claw Wolverine! More images after the jump…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
May 24, 2013
…that would be ME. So here it is, nearly five months since my last entry. That’s terrible. Life has been unbelievably busy, with lots of changes and transitions going on in my personal life, and unfortunately my participation with AFi suffers. But I have more than a dozen different blogs half-written already, so my goal…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 22, 2013
TeenTitans-5p3-afi1.gif WizKids has released the latest expansion to its table top miniatures game, HeroClix, Teen Titans.   The set is available in 4 options. 3 are blind purchases: 5 figure boosters, super boosters, single figure packs. The last is a “Fast Forces” set, a clear blister which shows you the 6 figures you get and comes…

 

by Cesar Zamora
May 20, 2013
imagesCA5J8N611.jpg [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVeOAFwRRb8[/youtube]   Superhero movies have come along way since Albert Pyun’s “Captain America” but the movie, considered a cult classic, has it’s merits and is quite a fun curiosity to watch. But is it a purchase or a pass? Read the review after the jump!

 

by Cesar Zamora
May 4, 2013
20130504_173006-500x375.jpg Earlier today I attended a screening of Return of the Jedi to celebrate not just May the 4th (Star Wars Day) BUT the 30th Anniversary of the film. It was screened at the theater where it premiered in 1983, the Egyptian theater. This is the first time in 30 years that the movie has been…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 25, 2013
BrightestDay17-387x600.jpg Many moons ago, Danny N. and I both wrote blogs about our super hero T-shirt collections.  At the end of mine, I pointed out the dismay of being unable to own a shirt that really felt like Aquaman.  Aquaman does not have a chest symbol like Superman, Green Lantern or Flash. I’ve long thought that…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 23, 2013
TeenTitansGo-500x185.jpg Not really, but tonight, April 23rd at 7:30 PM Eastern time is the premiere of DC Nation’s new show, Teen Titans Go. Bringing back the original cast from the prior Teen Titans show, this should be a hit with the younger crowd and somewhat nostalgic to fans of the previous show.  They even remixed the…

 

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