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Today on their official Facebook page, Hot Toys showed off some of their releases shipping out in the very near future: Hey Hot Toys fans, As the Iron Man Mark VII Collectible Figurines are continuing to be shipped out, we would like to share a sneak peek with you today on the products coming next… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 30, 2013No Comments
Today Kotobukiya posted the following tease on their Facebook page: “By speaking my name you can become the strongest and mightiest man in the world …” Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 29, 2013No Comments
There is nothing greater than coming back from a long weekend to these handsome devils waiting for you in your inbox. This gorgeous series is filled with Villains and Crazies – my absolute favorite! Seriously, Prison Yard Rick…Where did all the sanity go? Because really….nothing says love quite like missing eyes, missing hands & riot… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 29, 2013No Comments
The summer is officially here, and Diamond Select Toys is kicking things off with two new releases on New Toy Day! This Wednesday, comic shops and specialty stores across North America will get the two latest masterpieces from DST: the newest Femme Fatales PVC statue, and the most detailed Star Trek ship ever! Check out… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 28, 2013No Comments
Today Mattel posted some packaged shots of the upcoming MOTUC Octavia figure so fans can see the final product and get a look at her bio:  Hey MOTUC fans! We are not sure if we will have samples of Octavia for fan sites in time for her sale, but we did just get in great… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 28, 2013No Comments
New York– He’s a cop…with an axe…he’s AXE COP! He’s the best crime fighter the world has ever known thanks to his trusty axe, his pet T-rex, Wexter (with maching gun hands!) and a group of crime-fighting partners unlike any you’ve ever seen! Axe Cop is the internet comic sensation based on a story a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 28, 2013No Comments
An estimated 1.2 million people attended Free Comic Book Day in 2013    (BALTIMORE, MD) — (May 28, 2013) — The first Saturday in May 2013 was a busy day for participating comic shops all over the world, as retailers gave away a record-breaking 4.6 million comics in almost 2,000 different locations during Free Comic… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 28, 2013No Comments
Here is a quick update on some new items they have recently listed over on BigBadToyStore.com: Portal 2 – 1/6 Atlas Figure http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=THR10079&mode=retail Portal 2 – 1/6 P-Body Figure http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=THR10080&mode=retail TMNT 6″ Retro Collector’s Figure Series 01 – Set of 4 – Restocking http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=PLM11292&mode=retail MP-13 Masterpiece Soundwave with Laserbeak – Restocking http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11481&mode=retail GI Joe 2013… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 28, 2013No Comments
Happy Memorial Day everyone. I hope you are having a nice long weekend while keeping in mind the sacrifice of those that served our country and gave us our freedoms. We’re back with another Monday and an all new episode. We get a little philosophical about “back in our day” in this episode and do… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 27, 2013No Comments
For those interested in that sort of thing, Carl’s Jr/Hardee’s has the ‘Man of Steel’ license this month for their “Cool Kids Club” kids meal. There are 4 different items available – a “free standing” figure, glyph ring, silicone wrist band and three sets of 3 trading cards.   Visit the official Carl’s Jr. Cool… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 27, 2013No Comments
It’s always a difficult proposition to do anything having to to do with blindbox/blind bag at mass retail since there’s no one around to say “hey, don’t open that.”  This was the scene at my local Target over the weekend. Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 27, 20135 Comments
INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– On the eve of the Indianapolis 500, it was four kids, not professional race car drivers, who set a world record in front of a roaring crowd. Staged right on the front straightaway of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Hot Wheels® created a 1 mile-long, four-lane toy racetrack to celebrate its “World’s Best Driver™ Championship”… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 26, 2013No Comments
Good news.  Mattel has heard our plea to open the yearly sub window for longer.   However the extended time will be in June BEFORE the SDCC announcements of the first 4-5 figures in the 2014 subs.   It will be interesting to see how many collectors buy into the subs before knowing any figures in the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 26, 2013No Comments
…that would be ME. So here it is, nearly five months since my last entry. That’s terrible. Life has been unbelievably busy, with lots of changes and transitions going on in my personal life, and unfortunately my participation with AFi suffers. But I have more than a dozen different blogs half-written already, so my goal… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • May 24, 20133 Comments
Check out packaged shots of the specialty and Toys R Us two-packs for Star Trek Legacy Minimates Series 1, fully articulated 2-inch mini-figures with plenty of weapons and accessories. They’re heading to stores in June, but here’s a sneak peek! To refresh your memory, the following are at comic shops and specialty stores: – Admiral… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 24, 2013No Comments
CARLSBAD, Calif. (May 23, 2013) –   LEGOLAND® California Resort is proud to announce the world’s largest LEGO® model is “landing” at the family theme park in Carlsbad on June 13, 2013. The LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing starfighter was unveiled for the first time today in New York’s Times Square by the LEGO Group.  Master Model… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 24, 2013No Comments
AFi would like to extend a hearty welcome to our newest sponsor, the gang at UnfinishedMan.com! Unfinished Man is a guy blog focusing on men’s style, life advice, gadgets, gaming, love, love, cars, dating and much, much more.    In their own words the gang at UF describe it as:  The path to becoming a Finished… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 24, 2013No Comments
Hillside, N.J. – May 24, 2013 – WizKids/NECA, LLC (WizKids), the leader in collectible gaming, announced the Dominion War Organized Play event for the forthcoming Star TrekTM HeroClix™ miniatures game line-up— Star Trek: Attack Wing. In September, WizKids Games kicks off a six-month storyline Organized Play program centered around The Dominion War. In The Dominion… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 24, 2013No Comments
Another HUGE list of new pre-orders and new arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– TEAM FORTRESS 2 BLU PYRO & DEMO – LIMITED EDITION Just put up for preorder are the BLU versions of the Pyro and Demo characters from Team Fortress 2. They are listed at $21.99 each. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=neca%20fortress DAFT… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 24, 2013No Comments
The largest LEGO model EVER was revealed in Times Square today. This massively awesome model is made of 5,335,200 bricks and took 32 designers 17,000 hours to build! It’s out of this world! This morning in NYC’s Times Square,  The LEGO Group unveiled the world’s largest LEGO model ever assembled. Created to celebrate the upcoming… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 23, 2013No Comments
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