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Savage and Maul forge an alliance with the Death Watch that targets their common foe: Obi-Wan Kenobi. After barely escaping their encounter with the Jedi at the beginning of the season, Savage and Maul are found by Death Watch. Both parties forge an alliance when they realize they have a common enemy in the Jedi… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 16, 2013No Comments
Funko proudly announces the exciting new  Blind Box Vinyl Figures of Disney. Funko has been guilty in the past of ‘killing-with-cuteness’… But this is getting a little ridiculous!   Just when you thought things couldn’t possibly get any more adorable… We go and pull a stunt like THIS! The nerve!Disney/Pixar 2.5″ Mystery Minis: 8 Beloved… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 16, 2013No 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.  There will not be a posting of answers on January 1st as Mattel… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 16, 2013No Comments
Lots of new pre-order and in stock items to mention today from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com: APS-02 Asia Premium Series Leader Class Brawl http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11648&mode=retail Man of Steel: Superman 1/6 Scale Iconic Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DCC11580&mode=retail TMNT Retro Wave 02 – & More New Playmates TMNT http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=playmates%20tmnt Toyworld – TW-H01 Hardbone – new lower price of $99.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TOW10002&mode=retail… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 15, 2013No Comments
The long wait is over! This week, New Toy Day will finally bring to the masses Series 1 of Battle Beasts Minimates! With characters and paint schemes exclusive to comic shops and specialty stores, plus new packaging with artwork by Dan Brereton, this assortment of Diamond Select Toys’ most detailed Minimates ever is not to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 15, 2013No Comments
Early in December, the official blog for diecast replica car company Maisto announced theywould be doing 1:18th scale Harley-Davidson diecast bikes from the FX show “Sons of Anarchy.” Tune in tonight to watch the Season Finale of Sons Of Anarchy! It’s been a great ride this season for the boys from Charming. We can’t wait… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 15, 2013No Comments
The gang at Hot Toys loves to tease us with their upcoming project and this week was no exception with them teasing many of their 2013 projects at once!  Below is the statement and image Hot Toys posted this week on their Facebook page: Fans, here comes the Hot Toys 2013 projects preview where you… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 15, 2013No Comments
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today revealed details for the Injustice: Gods Among Us Battle Edition. The package will be available in limited quantities at Gamestop and EB Games stores located in the United States and Canada for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Injustice:… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 15, 2013No Comments
Saint Walker is feeling blue… and that’s good news for the universe! The first Blue Lantern truly believes in the power of hope, and uses his unwavering faith to bring positive change, give new life to dying suns, and fight evil wherever it arises. This fully articulated figure comes with his Blue Lantern power battery…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 15, 2013No Comments
Earlier this week the Four Horsemen announced the details of their 2013 Toypocalypse showcase that runs along side Toy Fair 2013.  Like last year there will be a custom component to the show where fans can submit their work on any form of custom Power Lords to be a part of the show.  There were… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 15, 2013No Comments
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Collectibles.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores April  2013 as listed below. ACTION FIGURES AARDMAN… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 14, 2013No Comments
 Net advantage goes to Netossa™! The Great Rebellion grows stronger with the help of this “capable” Princess of Power® who knows how to seize the day… and her enemies. This strong Etherian female was one of the final figures in the vintage Princess of Power® line, and she’s ready to take her place in your… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 14, 2013No Comments
The folks over at Visual.ly put together this really cool info-graphic showing the history of the Lego Minifigure and asked us to share it with our readers.  Click (twice) to enlarge. Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 11, 2013No Comments
Timonium, MD – Diamond Comics Distributors announced today that Diamond Select Toys ranked first among all collectable toy manufacturers in sales to the comic book specialty market for the year 2012.  The ranking was based on toy sales to over 3,500 comic book shops and specialty stores serviced by DCD, primarily in North America. DST’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 11, 2013No Comments
Skylanders Giants U.S. Sales Surpass Domestic Holiday Box Office for Top Kids’ Films   Santa Monica, CA – January 11, 2013 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that, according to data from the NPD Group, the Skylanders franchise crossed $500 million in retail sales in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 11, 2013No Comments
How do you pass the Rorschach test? It’s simple… don’t be a criminal. If you just can’t help yourself, this complicated crime-fighter will dispense his special brand of justice. The masked vigilante from the world of Watchmen is rendered for the first time ever as a 6” fully articulated figure in comic-book style. Rorschach comes… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2013No Comments
R2-D2 and his team must stop a sabotaged Jedi cruiser from destroying a crucial Republic conference in “Point of No Return,” this Saturday on Star Wars: The Clone Wars   All is not right aboard a seemingly abandoned Jedi cruiser. Colonel Gascon and his droid team learn the ship is a death trap pointed towards… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2013No Comments
  Two total studs. Talking Barney Stinson Wacky Wobbler From the Emmy Award winning show How I Met Your Mother… Everyone’s favorite serial womanizer…      Barney will say the following: “I accept your challenge” “In my body… Where the Shame Gland should be….There’s a second, awesome gland…. True story” “This is TOTALLY going in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2013No Comments
I got samples of both these in the mail today so look for up close pictures of them tomorrow.  In the meantime Mattel has posted a new video of them showing off the packaging and some of the features. Check out the slick packaging for the new line based on the Watchmen comic book launching… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 9, 2013No Comments
I don’t always post comic book news to the front page, but this project is written by our old friend (and Toy Fare Editor) Justin Aclin!  Behold!   JANUARY 9, MILWAUKIE, OR–Following up on last week’s Kickstarter launch of Spicy Horse’s upcoming ARPG, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, Spicy Horse Studios and Dark Horse Comics announce that… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 9, 2013No Comments
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