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by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 15, 2013
Wave18-500x400.jpg Back when wave 18 of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics line was announced I was very excited.  I loved those old Super Friends shows.  My internet name, “superfriend” is taken from it.  And now we were getting figures.  The problem was that the price had recently gone up.  They were now 16$ each. I had no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
20130311-1853101.jpg Because guys like me will try this…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 8, 2013
In a recent blog I started out talking about my hopes for the show and then channeled that into what I thought would work for a toy line.  But what I think would work is not necessarily what I want.  So lets get deep into that here my actual wants.  This what I hope to…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 1, 2013
GreenLanternCharacters.jpg Over on another site, the question was raised, “What Next?”  What next indeed.  Most of the big name properties have been mined for sets over the past few years.  Batman, Spider-man, X-Men, Justice League, Avengers, Hulk, Superman, Captain America, Thor, Teen Titans, Iron Man, etc.  For DC, there were 3 areas mentioned over and over…

 

by Cesar Zamora
February 26, 2013
LEGO-Batman-cover-art-405x600.jpg TT ANIMATION PRODUCES FULL-LENGTH FILM BASED ON POPULAR VIDEO GAME LEGO BATMAN: THE MOVIE DC SUPER HEROES UNITE! COMING MAY 21, 2013 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT Clancy Brown reprises Superman: The Animated Series role of Lex Luthor on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand & Digital Download BURBANK, CA (February 26, 2013) – DC…

 

by Jeff Cope
February 26, 2013
valiant_oldnew1.jpg So, it’s already been reported here at AFi (here and here), as well as some of the other toy sites, and speculated about on various forums, that David Vonner (who has worked on fan-favorite lines like Marvel Legends and Marvel Universe in his time at Toy Biz and Hasbro) is working on a new project….

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
February 25, 2013
photo-4-150x1501.jpg I always regretted not buying the Toynami Herculoids sets when they were easily available. They are definitely one of the coolest cartoon families ever. Of course, I had only vague recollections of the cartoon so I watched a couple episodes the other day. Pretty much what you’d expect from a Alex Toth / Hanna-Barbera cartoon…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 23, 2013
BlackLightning-117x150.jpg One of the great things about HeroClix was being able to build a team of whatever characters you wanted. Case in point: I was always disappointed that in the late 70’s Black Lightning had turned down membership in the Justice League of America. HeroClix gave me the chance to build a team of Superman, Batman,…

 

DSC01177-500x530.jpg Mattel’s latest DC Universe retail offerings have begun to show up on the shelves of brick & mortar and specialty shops nationwide.  Here are the most recent releases!

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
February 14, 2013
BLOGgofigures-open1.jpg I love taking pictures of the little plastic people. Its kinda my grown-up way of playing with my toys. As an adult, I don’t think its quite possible to replicate that very imaginative space children occupy when playing with their toys. Trust me, I’ve tried. Through the eyes of a child, toys become more than inanimate…

 

by Jeff Cope
February 13, 2013
PowerLords_logo1.jpg Well, Toy Fair 2013 is in the history books. For me, this was one of the better Toy Fairs of recent memory. Well, part of the reason was technically outside of Toy Fair proper and that would be the unveiling of the Four Horsemen’s upcoming Power Lords revival at their Toypocalypse event. I am so…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 9, 2013
ASM_CHECKLIST-463x600.jpg I was remiss in not reporting that the latest WizKids HeroClix release was last Wednesday.  So here is the picture checklist (minus the chase figures). Here is an example of a chase piece.  Notice the red base.  The chase pieces since the Incredible Hulk set have had different colored bases from the normal black base…

 

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