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I know we cover a lot of ground, a lot of topics and a lot of pop culture in every episode of the ‘Geek Shall Inherit’ podcast… but I’ll bet you weren’t expecting an impromptu discussion of ‘Miami Vice’ to break out in this episode! But that’s how we roll. We are the Crockett and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 19, 2012No Comments
For those of us waiting on Mattel’s Black Friday sale announcement… turns out we were thinking too small.  The sale will start Wednesday Nov 21st at 9:00am PST. Toy Fans, Black Friday is great, but why stop at just one day? This year we’re starting our Black Friday sale a little bit early and we’re… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 19, 2012No Comments
Here are some cool new items our friends at BigBadToyStore.com just listed: DC Unlimited – Series 03 – Aquaman & Darkseid from New 52,  The Joker & Superman from Injustice http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=2013%20DC%20Unlimited%2003 Iron Man 3 – Marvel Select http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3148&category=9084 Femme Fatales: Star Trek 7 of 9 PVC Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11874&mode=retail Han Solo in Carbonite Bank http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11875&mode=retail Mattel… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 19, 2012No Comments
 George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy discuss how they met, passing the Lucasfilm baton, and more in new video.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 19, 2012No Comments
Announces Inductees into Toy Industry Hall of Fame New York, NY | November 19, 2012– The Toy Industry Association (TIA) kicked off the holiday shopping season today by announcing the 84 finalists for the prestigious 2013 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY). Between now and January 13, 2013, toy lovers of all ages can visit… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 19, 2012No Comments
For 72 hours, Dark Horse Digital will offer 153 single-issue Star Wars comics for $100! A savings of over $370! November 16, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics is rocking Black Friday madness with a very exclusive limited offer to its digital comics readers… Feast your optic sensors on this year’s Black Friday MegaBundle: Next weekend only,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 19, 2012No Comments
  PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is proud to announce that its STAR WARS action figures were today inducted into The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong . The toys are being recognized for the impact of their original debut which forever changed the toy landscape and continue to resonate with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 19, 2012No Comments
If you have followed my link from HCRealms, welcome to AFi, my “other home” on the internet.  My No Man’s Land experience goes back a few months.  In some of my posts I lamented how my local gaming store was no longer running regular HeroClix events.  I knew I needed to find a new place…. Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • November 18, 20121 Comment
Explore the final frontier with the most accurate NCC 1701 model ever produced SOUTH BEND, Ind. – 11/16/2012 Round 2, LLC, is proud to venture where no man has gone before with the release the latest model kit from the classic Star Trek TV series. A special early release was offered in November to a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 18, 2012No Comments
30% Off Storewide On Monday, November 26! Tempe, Ariz.— Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 –If you’re looking to fill out your  Halo collection or pick up some of the new sports and The Walking Dead figures for the holidays, you might want to call in sick and stay by your computer this Cyber Monday! McFarlane Toys’… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 18, 2012No Comments
A few new items listed today on BigBadToyStore.com: 12″ Movie Masterpiece – T-800 DX Battle-Damaged Version http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HOT10419&mode=retail New Kotobukiya – DC, Anime http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11185 New Gentle Giant – Avengers, Star Wars http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11171 T-800 Endoskull 1:2 Scale Replica Bust http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HCO10131&mode=retail Terminator 2 T-800 Brain Chip Replica – Asian Edition (LE 400) http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HCO10132&mode=retail Batman Arkham Asylum – Series… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 18, 2012No Comments
A look at the trailer for the Doctor Who 2012 Christmas Special Trail, introduced by Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman. Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 18, 2012No Comments
Every year Target puts out an aisle of under $10 “stocking stuffer” type gifts and toys.   In the last few years they have also been getting some exclusives.  Most stores have done their resets now so we know what is available for 2012.  We knew there would be a 4″ “holiday” Batman figure, a sort… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 17, 2012No Comments
The story continues as the undead pirate Captain Charles Vanes continues his vendetta against his traitorous ex-crewmate, Calico Jack.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 17, 2012No Comments
DailyMotion has unearthed a new marketing sizzle for the new Robocop film.  It looks like there will be a few versions of the Robocop armor.   Minor SPOILERS – just for those that want to go in completely clean.   RoboCop – Featurette Concept-Art Licensing… by Lyricis Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 17, 2012No 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. Here is our latest round of questions and their answers: Q1.  What is… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 15, 2012No Comments
Hillside, N.J.—November 15, 2012—Developers of HeroClix TabApp™ today announced the availability of new game content, which includes six DC Comics Super Hero figurines that can now be found in stores. In addition to the new DC Comics Super Heroes, the update includes over one dozen new maps, more than 30 DC Comics Super-Villains, and all… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 15, 2012No Comments
The Walking Dead Minimates Series 2, based on the hit comic book by Robert Kirkman, will arrive later this month from Diamond Select Toys, and we’ve got packaged pictures of the entire assortment! Andrea and her short-packed sister Amy (with zombies) will only be at comic shops and specialty stores, while Lori and Morgan (with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 15, 2012No Comments
After being the buzz of both this year’s San Diego Comic Con and Star Wars Celebration VI, Gentle Giant are proud to officially bring you two of the biggest statues they have  ever produced: the Darth Maul Spider Statue and the Sandtrooper on Dewback Animated Maquette. Both of these highly anticipated items are guaranteed to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 15, 2012No Comments
It’s time for another battle! The first assortment of Street Fighter X Tekken Minimates was such a success that we had to bring the line back for another round, with even more of the famous fighters from the Street Fighter and Tekken video game franchises! That means 12 new fighters to face off with the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 14, 2012No Comments
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