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Today Funko announces some more items to their already mighty line-ups of Pop Vinyl and Wacky Wobblers:    ~ NEW POP! MARVEL ~ ~ NEW POP! TELEVISION ~ ~ MUPPETS WACKY WOBBLERS ~ <Insert Witty Opening Line Here>   I love it when my emails are filled with items that have no connection to each… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 7, 2013No Comments
Today over on their official Facebook page DC Collectibles revealed one half of a new 2-pack in their 3.75″ line based on the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us.  Doomsday from the Injustice Gods Among Us will be in the Doomsday vs Catwoman action figure 2-pack!  All week DCC had been teasing the figure to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 7, 2013No Comments
Toy Guru shows you how our 2013 SDCC Rokkon and Stonedar figures go from character to boulder form, plus check out New 52 Shazam without his hood.   But the BEST news is that it looks like they finally sprung for an HD camera so we can SEE what he’s doing and what’s on the table!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 7, 2013No Comments
 HASBRO’S KRE-O STAR TREK BEAMS INTO THE TOY AISLE WITH NEW BUILDING SETS AND A STOP MOTION DIGITAL SHORT PRODUCED BY BAD ROBOT The Digital Short, Utilizing KRE-O STAR TREK Building Sets Now On Shelves, Will Make its TV Broadcast Premiere May 13 on Cartoon Network PAWTUCKET, R.I. (May 7, 2013) — Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), announced the availability of the new KRE-O STAR… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 7, 2013No Comments
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today is releasing Lobo, the first playable downloadable content (DLC) character for the blockbuster DC Comics fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us. A ruthless intergalactic bounty hunter known for his brutal tactics and rogue attitude, Lobo is available now on the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for 400 Microsoft Points and will be available… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 7, 2013No Comments
The Star Trek Select line is almost upon us! The new series will feature the first new 7″ Star Trek figures to come out of Diamond Select Toys in quite some time, and we’re pretty excited about it. With detailed sculpting by Patrick Piggott, each figure comes with multiple interchangeable parts and a deluxe diorama… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 7, 2013No Comments
We here at AFi are saddened by the passing of special effects legend Ray Harryhausen.  I personally had the opportunity to meet the man twice, hear him lecture once and see some of his legendary models in person.   His work continues to be an inspiration to countless artist and film fans.   He perfected an art… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 7, 2013No Comments
Ever since the announcement that 3A Toys would be doing Marvel figures in a 1/6th scale format many fans of both Marvel AND 3A Toys have wondered what these figures might look like.   Today, posted on the official 3A blog, we get our first look at the Invincible Iron Man from series one: Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 6, 2013No Comments
May 06, 2013 – Today it was announced that Lucasfilm Ltd. and Disney Interactive are entering into a multi-year, multi-title exclusive licensing agreement with Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) for the creation of new high quality Star Wars games spanning multiple genres for console, PC, mobile, and tablets. Industry leaders and creators of best-in-class blockbuster games,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 6, 2013No Comments
We were not able to shoot any of the ‘Man of Steel‘ sets at the Lego both back in February  at Toy Fair.   Now the product is shipping to stores, specifically Toys R Us so I was able to snap a few shots of the new offerings.  The first three sets I found were: Superman’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 6, 2013No Comments
Earlier today I attended a screening of Return of the Jedi to celebrate not just May the 4th (Star Wars Day) BUT the 30th Anniversary of the film. It was screened at the theater where it premiered in 1983, the Egyptian theater. This is the first time in 30 years that the movie has been… Read More
Cesar Zamora • May 4, 2013No Comments
For the past several years, after they make their inital Comic Con exclusive announcements they put them on display at The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, Ca for Free Comic Book Day.  Since that comic shop is a few blocks away from my house I was able to swing by and get some more detailed… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 4, 2013No Comments
Free Iron Man HeroClix Figure with HeroClix Online Code WizKids/NECA have announced the 2013 Free Comic Book Day figure—Marvel’s Iron Man. Coinciding with the much-anticipated Marvel’s Iron Man 3, in theaters May 3rd, the physical Iron Man FCBD promo figure will hit shelves of local hobby shops May 4, and will be available while supplies… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
Hugh Jackman, star of The Wolverine, stars in a video message supporting Free Comic Book Day 2013. Make sure you visit your local comic shop on Saturday, May 4th, 2013 to participate in Free Comic Book Day. For more information about Free Comic Book Day: http://www.freecomicbookday.com For more information about The Wolverine: http://www.thewolverinemovie.com   Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
As you will recall USA Today were the folks that broke the news and gave us our first images of the upcoming Star Wars Black from Hasbro back in February.   So it’s only fitting that they show us the first images of the Star Wars Black SDCC 2013 exclusive – Boba Fett with Han Solo… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
The third Iron Man film is finally here, with a star-studded cast of characters and an array of awesome armors. But where can you find a toy line that will allow you to bring home all of the characters and armors in the movie? The Marvel Minimates line, naturally! And the first assortment hits comic… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2013No Comments
Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 2013No Comments
Malibu, Calif. – May 2, 2013 – In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, 2013, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) announced today that it has expanded its worldwide agreement with Lucasfilm to include the Revenge of the Sith 501st Legion Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper to its 31” Giant Figure lineup. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 2013No Comments
Next up in our look at Hasbro’s Iron Man 3 offering are the “Assemblers” line.  These figures appear to be inspired by Hasbro’s Star Wars ‘Droid Factory’ build-a -figure concept, but instead of having to collect parts with other figures you get everything you need in one package and can build from there.  These are… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 1, 2013No Comments
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