DCUC Starfire & Adam Strange 2-pack
December 10, 2008

I got a surprise box from our friends at Mattel yesterday and I’ll be showing them all to you in the next few days here.  Lets start off with a set that I was very much looking forward to and that didn’t disappoint:  the upcoming DC Universe Classics/MattyCollector.com exclusive "Space Heroes 2-pack" featuring Adam Strange and Starfire.

 

White Mailer Box

 

 

Box Front and Back

 

ADAM STRANGE

 

 

 

STARFIRE

 

 

My Starfire has a little bit of a wonky knee.  I get these late last night and didn’t have time to try and fix it.  The set I received had been opened before and Starfire had been removed at least once and replaced back in the package, and I think that had something to do with the bend.  I don’t think that will be the case for all of them.

 

 

 

More soon….

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Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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