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Crayola Brings the Magic of Barbie® and Hot Wheels® to Life Through New Line of Creative Activities and Digital Coloring App EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc., (NASDAQ:MAT), the world’s largest toy company, and Crayola, the largest children’s art supply maker, announced today a global licensing partnership. The two companies join forces, giving children creative… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 11, 2012No Comments
Following up on Friday’s announcement that both scales of Young Justice figures have been cancelled and the confusion of the scuttling of the 6″ DC All Stars line last month Mattel just issued this statement about the health and future of DC toy lines at Mattel on their Facebook page. There’s no real surprises in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 10, 2012No Comments
We are just a few months away from the one year anniversary of Mattel’s announcement at San Diego Comic Con 2011 that heralded the end of DC Universe Classics and the launch of the DC Universe “Club Infinite Earths’ subscription program.  Most fans bought into the sub in July of last year and are anxious… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 10, 2012No Comments
Earlier today DisneyXD released a VERY brief teaser for their upcoming Tron: Uprising series coming this June.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 10, 2012No Comments
David Healey and Toy+Life are teaming up once again for the exclusive release of Healey’s Talisman figure at this week’s C2E2 Convention in Chicago, IL. The Talisman pays homage to football’s greatest rivalry – Healeymade style. Each incredibly detailed figure is handmade, solid resin cast and features a unique marbleized team specific color scheme and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 10, 2012No Comments
Over night a team from Marvel went into the ‘Toys R Us’ in Times Square and set up this incredible display.  AFi reader Martin AKA Martymar160 was kind enough to snap these great pictures and send them to us.   The TRU in Time Square is know for it’s incredible toy displays and this one is… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 10, 2012No Comments
We are just a few months away from the one year anniversary of Mattel’s announcement at San Diego Comic Con 2011 that heralded the end of DC Universe Classics and the launch of the DC Universe “Club Infinite Earths’ subscription program.  Most fans bought into the sub in July of last year and are anxious… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 10, 2012No Comments
While Daniel and Jason are desperately crunching the numbers for their taxes, they had time to sit down for another hour to hash out what’s new this week in the world of pop culture.  We put the call out to you, the listener, to help us name our segments.  Jason shows off his legs, and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 9, 2012No Comments
This week, Diamond Select Toys is giving away a set of Marvel Minimates Series 43 — yes, that’s the set with Spider-Man, Daredevil, Jean DeWolff and the Sin-Eater, among others. But the set they’re giving away is a special one — its been signed by acclaimed comics writer Peter David! The man who wrote the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 9, 2012No Comments
Our friends over at BigBadToyStore.com just sent over the new listings of their new pre-orders: Transformers Generations 2012 Volume 01 – Artfire – Mailaway Japanese Exclusive http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MPB10008&mode=retail Captain Action – Wave 02 – Dr. Evil, Thor, Loki http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=1312&company=0&category=7397 Mortal Kombat – 18″ Rain Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SYC10011&mode=retail DC, Star Trek, Star Wars Cufflinks http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=cufflinks Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 9, 2012No Comments
Last week we were taking a look at the newest additions to the 4″ Young Justice Line from Mattel.  This week it appears that Mattel has made the decision to cancel the ‘Young Justice’ figures, both the 4″ and 6″ line according to some posts by a Mattel employee on the MattyCollector message boards this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 8, 2012No Comments
It’s been 50 years in the making, but at long last, yesterday actor Adam West, best known as TV’s Batman in the 1966 series of the same name got a star with his name on it dedicated to him on the famous “Hollywood Walk of Fame.”  The ceremony took place yesterday at 11:30 AM just… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 7, 2012No Comments
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