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All new listings of new pre-orders and new arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com. ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 TV FIGURES SERIES 01, 02, BOX SET We have just listed the first two waves of the Batman Classic 1966 TV Figures, as well as the first box set.  The first wave includes Batman,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 20, 2013No Comments
Yesterday saw the DVD and Blu-Ray release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.   As with most of these blockbuster releases there are multiple versions available (DVD, Blu-ray, 3-D, etc) with a variety of retailer exclusives.   One version that AFi readers might be interested in is the Target exclusive DVD + BLU-RAY + Ultraviolet combo pack… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 20, 2013No Comments
The latest Iron Man 3 trailer has everyone talking about what kind of products we’ll see on toy store shelves as the movie’s release date approaches. And while they still need to keep some of their figures under wraps, Diamond Select Toys has unveiled two more Marvel Minimates based on the film! The first, “Suit… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 20, 2013No Comments
This Sunday, March 24th, Task One’s 3″ custom series “Pillaging Pop Culture” will have its second release of 3 new figures! The blind-boxed custom hand painted figures will be $40.00 a piece or $100.00 for all 3 designs released in each wave. Purchasing 3 bind boxes in each wave guarantees that you will get one… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 19, 2013No Comments
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This Easter, Chris Harrison, Stephen Collins and Kate Flannery have partnered with the ECBC (Endangered Chocolate Bunny Commission) and Mattel® to Save The Bunny, with a special hare-raising and entertaining PSA. While the chocolate bunny has been an Easter tradition for over 200 years, the future of this holiday icon is…… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 19, 2013No Comments
More exciting new items have been listed on BBTS: Tomb Raider Minimates – Set of 8 – $29.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11961&mode=retail Marvel Minimates: Wave 52 – The Wolverine Set of 8 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11957&mode=retail Universal Monsters Retro Cloth Series 04 – Set of Phantom & Metaluna Mutant http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=171&category=6511 Impossible Toys – Detailed Video Review – These new videos illustrate… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 19, 2013No Comments
Just like the Geek Shall Inherit podcast, Daniel is highly contagious. Being sick and on his deathbed didn’t stop the guys from recording a new episode. Daniel’s doing a bit better now, but still sounds a bit like if Barry White and Froggy from the Little Rascals had a baby. In order not to get… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 18, 2013No Comments
The Avengers. X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The Amazing Spider-Man. The Marvel cinematic universe is constant source of great characters and costumes for the Minimates mini-figure and Marvel Select action figure lines from Diamond Select Toys. This year three films based in the Marvel Universe will make it into Select form, and while all three films are… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 18, 2013No Comments
Since Toy Fair in February when the 3.75″ Injustice Flash figure was revealed to us his 2-pack counterpart has been shrouded in mystery, and listed as TBD.   Last week came the news of two new playable characters in the game: Doomsday and Raven. Today on their Facebook page (which just hit 200,000 likes!) DC Collectibles… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 18, 2013No Comments
This is making the rounds on several of the social media sites currently, and I know there are fans of the recently cancelled “Young Justice” animated series here, myself included.   This survey originated on Christopher Jones’ Comic Art Facebook page.  Christopher is the artist for the Young Justice comic book.   It sounds as if he… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 17, 2013No Comments
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.  There will not be a posting of answers on January 1st as Mattel… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 15, 2013No Comments
 Stephen Amell Likeness and VO Confirmed for Arrow Skin Doomsday Set to Be Playable in the Game Injustice Battle Arena Quarterfinal Winners Announced Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment end the week with a super-sized serving of news and assets for the upcoming super hero fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us. With just… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 15, 2013No Comments
It’s a showdown between the Light Side and Dark Side in the first “This Is Madness” tournament! Vote for your favorite Jedi, Sith, scoundrel, rebel, or bounty hunter and help decide who is, once and for all, the galaxy’s most popular Star Wars character. The first round begins on Monday, March 18! Cast your votes… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 15, 2013No Comments
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… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • March 15, 20137 Comments
The March figure in Mattel’s DC Club Infinite Earths Signature Collection is none other than Ralph Digby – The Elongated Man. It’s no stretch to say that Elongated Man was once a member of the Justice League… before he was a ghost detective, Ralph Dibny went the extra distance to solve mysteries, thanks to the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2013No Comments
This month we get the second figure in Mattel’s “Club Black Freighter” Watchmen subscription – Dr. Manhanttan. The doctor is in. Is he in this dimension? That’s another story. This decidedly dispassionate physicist works for the government, but lives outside the normal realm of space and time. Fully articulated, this first-ever 6” comic-book style figure,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2013No Comments
Superhero toy line prepares for Wave 3 New York, N.Y. (March 14, 2013) –Captain Action Enterprises announces a new $5.00 off basic costume sets sale at Toys R Us.  Captain Action, the original super hero action figure, was reintroduced last year with a new figures and new costume sets featuring Marvel heroes and villains.  Like… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2013No Comments
Death Has Arrived. May All Despair! LOS ANGELES, Calif., (March 14, 2013) – Leading toy manufacturer SOTA Toys, Inc. today announced their release of the 12-inch scale resin statue Death and Despair from THQ’s blockbuster post-apocalypse title Darksiders™. Darksiders follows the travels of our unlikely hero and the trail of his namesake that he leaves… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2013No Comments
Blind Mouse Toys, a new company based out of Adelaide, Australia launch their company with the very first release from their ‘Cosplay Penguin’ line – Judge Dredd.  Under license from Rebellion and 2000AD he is an awesome and incredibly cute little guy. Sculpted and painted by the amazing Joe Amaro with box art by Eamon… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2013No Comments
Still need an incentive to preorder one or both of JFURY’s upcoming t-shirts from outsmART originals? Well take a gander at this original 4″ custom Munny the artist is making available to one lucky customer to say ‘thanks for the support.’ Just preorder one or both of his tees and you’re automatically entered for a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 14, 2013No Comments
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