The 15th ACGHK is just one day away and the special edition of the following collectible figurine is only available for pre-order during the event for fans in Hong Kong! Tony Stark, the beloved hero and billionaire genius, faced some challenging issues in Iron Man 3. Terrorists badly injured his friend, destroyed his house,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 25, 2013No Comments
After their incredible showing at SDCC last week, Funko is never one to rest on their laurels.   Instead the choose to announce a bunch of new products that will be available August/September:   ~ HELLO KITTY HALLOWEEN BLIND BOX ~ ~ HELLO KITTY HALLOWEEN VINYL FIGURES ~ ~ DAY OF THE DEAD JACK AND SALLY… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 24, 2013No Comments
Not a bad day for collecting. On the hunt today I found Star Wars Black and new Marvel Universe figures on the shelves. More pics below! Read More
Cesar Zamora • July 24, 201310 Comments
Features Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—July 24, 2013—Following the recent launch of WizKids Games’ hit card game Shuffling the Deck™, the game creator alongside sister company and Cary-based game developer, MFV, today announced Shuffling the Deck™ for iPad®. The new app is themed for the hit film… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 24, 2013No Comments
With all the news and information that came out of Comic Con it’s easy for some of it to fall through the cracks.   One thing I saw that didn’t get a lot of mention was that Hasbro revealed some  KRE-O KREONS based on  Dungeons & Dragons.   Hasbro has owned D&D and Wizards of the Coast… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 24, 2013No Comments
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Cesar Zamora • July 24, 2013No Comments
Agreement Extends Hasbro’s Global Toy and Game Merchandise Rights for Marvel Characters Through 2020 PAWTUCKET, R.I. & BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Global branded play company, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced the two companies are expanding their strategic merchandising relationship for major Disney entertainment properties Marvel and Star Wars. The… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 22, 20131 Comment
Randy told me this story of this mysterious figure in the second wave of their “Aliens” line on Preview Night of SDCC 2013.   It was so moving what NECA is doing for one of their own, that I wanted to help get the word out. All of us at Action Figure Insider will keep Craig… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 22, 20133 Comments
At Mattel’s ‘MATTEL AND DC A HEROIC PARTNERSHIP” panel on Friday at Comic Con, fans in the room were ability to pick a character that will be a figure in an upcoming wave of their newly announced “DC Total Heroes” 6″ action figure line.   The 4 choices were Reverse Flash/Professor Zoom, Modern Blue Beetle, Batman… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 22, 20131 Comment
I knew this was coming but was denying it in my mind… but today on his official Facebook page, master sculptor Tim Bruckner announced his retirement from commercial sculpting with the following statement: After Forty-four years as a commercial sculptor, I’m retiring from commercial work having recently completed my last piece for DC Entertainment. I’ll… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 22, 20131 Comment
In my last entry I whined a bit about my Comic Con disappointments. Well, action figure disappointments. That’s out of the way now. This go round I want to focus on the good, the things that got me giddy as a school kid. Mattel – my goodness. I’ve been disappointed with Mattel for a good… Read More
Jeff Cope • July 22, 20135 Comments
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– NEW WETA HOBBIT ITEMS WETA is releasing new 1/6 Scale statues of Kili and Bofur at $248.99 each.  They also have announced the first of three new Miniature Troll statues (Tom, in this case) at $74.99, and Bilbo’s Button and Durin’s Day Button at $10.99 each.  A Baggins of Hobbiton Family… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 22, 2013No Comments