Posted this week on their Facebook page: Following the great response of the announcement of Nick Fury from The Avengers, one of our largest campaigns this year, we believe that our fans just can’t wait to have a glimpse of the other members of the team! Glad to let our fans know that all characters… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 23, 2012No Comments
He-Man and I have had a rocky relationship. Wait. Can we go back? I just… Crap. OK. In a past post, I asked you to decide which of The Big Three is the all-time biggest non-licensed action figure property; G.I. Joe, Transformers, or Masters of the Universe. Opinion was typically divided, but no one disputed… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • February 22, 201248 Comments
Commemorative Exhibit Features Dozens of Timeless Playthings – From a 1905 Richard Steiff Teddy Bear To a 1976 Hello Kitty Plush Toy – Providing Visitors with a Look Back in Time at The Legendary Toy Store   WAYNE, NJ (February 22, 2012) – Since 1862, one brand has embodied whimsical, high-quality, innovative toys. Now celebrating… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 22, 2012No Comments
Hey! Have you heard that Mega Bloks will be producing sets based upon the super-successful MMO World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment? Yeah, I may have mentioned it once or twice, or more ’round these parts. Well, our friends at Mega Bloks are running a contest to rev up the buzz before the sets are… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 22, 20121 Comment
We broke this news yesterday in our new episode of “Geek Shall Inherit” and our interview with the guys from EMCE.  Now here are all the details any pictures!   Legendary makeup artist’s figure and chair to be immortalized in 1/9 scale NEW YORK, February 21, 2012 – EMCE TOYS, the brand that revived the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 21, 2012No Comments
New York Toy Fair is over, and the Diamond Select Toys booth was a whirlwind of activity the whole time, thanks to a bunch of cool new license announcements, as well as some great reveals from their existing lines. Since the show isn’t open to the public, Diamond Select was nice enough to send over… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 21, 2012No Comments
HeroClix Online developers today announced the next online set to be featured in the “Figure of the Week” program, in which two figures from an upcoming set are made available weekly for a limited, promotional price. The new set, from Marvel, showcases the upcoming Galactic Guardians collection and will run this Thursday, February 23 through… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 21, 2012No Comments
Our friend and AFi reader Greg Schmidt is an editor at the New York Times, and every so often he’s able to write an article about the toy and comic book industry (you can see some of his past articles here). Just this past week coming out of Toy Fair 2012 he was able to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 21, 2012No Comments
Last year there was a thread in the General Toy Talk section of the Action Figure Insider forum called: Whats Your Pride and Joy? It was a cool topic and I remember posting: “I think right now my Pride and Joy is my humble collection of 3 3/4″ scale vintage figures.” Since then I planned… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • February 21, 201236 Comments
  Hot Toys – MMS169 – The Avengers: 1/6th scale Nick Fury Limited Edition Collectible Figurine Specification Hot Toys is proud to present the first limited edition collectible figurine from the upcoming superhero movie The Avengers produced by Marvel Studio – Nick Fury, the director of S.H.I.E.L.D. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 21, 2012No Comments
Mentioned today on the Gentle Giant blog: Available exclusively to the members of the Premier Guild for a limited time, it’s the White Widow Variant Mini Bust! Inspired by the alternate cover of Black Widow: Deadly Origin #2, this variant has just arrived and is ready to ship NOW! This bust will be available to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 20, 2012No Comments
Happy Presidents Day All!  Today we have a jumbo sized episode as we finish up our Toy Fair 2012 discussion and interviews.  Seriously… this episode ended up like 90 minutes. (I blame Jason.) We do our regular weekly discussion on the geek topics of the week.  We talk about our impressions of what we saw… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 20, 2012No Comments