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On sale this week, on Friday the 15th is Horde Prime the June figure in the Club Eternia subscription.   Horde Prime is still a figure shrouded in mystery… literally.  Mattel has gone to great lengths to protect the secret of Horde Prime’s face, including gluing the removable helmet down at Toy Fair, not putting a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 14, 2012No Comments
Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about more cool new preorders as well as some nice new arrivals. ————- NEW PREORDERS ————- DC DIRECT OCTOBER ANNOUNCEMENTS The latest month’s worth of DC Direct items includes New 52 Superman and Starfire busts at $59.99 each ($10 off the MSRP), a Cover Girls Catwoman Statue from… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 14, 2012No Comments
  Critically-Acclaimed Documentary Will Be Released In Two Special Edition Sets   With One-of-A-Kind Figurines – Including the First Ever Joss Whedon Action Figure   Los Angeles, CA (June 13, 2012) – Chris Ball, President and CEO of LA-based film production and distribution company Wrekin Hill Entertainment, and Joel Weinshanker, President and CEO of NECA Films,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 14, 2012No Comments
If you’ve read me here on AFI since the beginning (which, unbelievable to me, was seven years ago), you know I spent most of my time back in the column days wringing my hands, fretting, and generally hating myself over the number of toys I had and the capricious manner in which I acquired them…. Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • June 13, 20126 Comments
KÀ #1 Released to Fans at Comic-Con International in San Diego 2012 LAS VEGAS — KÀ by Cirque du Soleil, the spectacular production at MGM Grand Las Vegas, and Marvel Custom Solutions team up to tell the story of this acclaimed live production through an all-new, collectible comic book.  KÀ #1 will debut at the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 13, 2012No Comments
Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns for a fifth season this fall …and the new trailer gives more than a hint of things to come. Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 13, 2012No Comments
The choice of Mattel to use Comic Con 2012 to launch a new figure/staction/product line has been a controversial one with fans.  I think this reaction was so strong because fans were expecting there to be some sort of DC Universe Classics/DC Signature Collection exclusive.  Mattel’s response to this was that the SDCC exclusives have… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 13, 2012No Comments
Since 2002, Kingdom Hearts became a popular series of action role-playing games. Published and developed by Square Enix, the series sold more than 17 million copies worldwide. The games center on the main character Sora’s quest to find his friends. The success of the game has promoted a large variety of related merchandise like soundtracks, companion… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 13, 2012No Comments
Teen-founded “WeStopHate.org” Gets an End-of-Aisle Retail Treatment, Encouraging Girls to Celebrate and Embrace Their Fun Freaky Flaws LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This July, when girls head to Walmart to do their back-to-school shopping, they will be greeted by a new member of Mattel’s Monster High® brand, the popular tween franchise centered on the teenage children of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 13, 2012No Comments
Last week, comic shops and specialty stores across North America got in their deliveries of the Marvel Select Lizard figure from the upcoming “Amazing Spider-Man” movie. Well, in hot pursuit is Spidey himself, who arrives in shops this week with a cool, wall-mountable display base! Packaged in the same displayable Select packaging as his scaly… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 13, 2012No Comments
We got a big box of review samples from Mattel this week so get ready for a lot of features on new Mattel stuff, including a lot of the Comic Con exclusives! First up we have the DC Signature Collection figure for August – Mirror Master! Ah… it feels good to get another Flash Rogue. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 13, 2012No Comments
Browser-Based Game Lets Players Be Legendary Monsters; Rising Up this Summer   San Francisco – June 12, 2012—Bigpoint today released new information about its anticipated free-to-play (F2P) browser-based title, Universal Monsters Online.  The game, which Bigpoint is developing in collaboration with Universal Partnerships & Licensing, will enable players to experience Universal’s iconic cast of classic… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 12, 2012No Comments
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