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Funko announced three new licenses in their Pop Vinyl line: Pop! Halo 4 Halo 4 is the first installment in a new totally sweet trilogy of Halo series games, named the “Reclaimer Trilogy”! This game will hit shelves on November 6th and our Pop!’s VERY shortly thereafter on November 8th. Master Chief and Cortana (we… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 24, 2012No Comments
One more week until Halloween, and Diamond Select Toys has turned up the terror on New Toy Day! This week, they’re shipping plenty of horror-themed items to comic shops across America, as well as a new issue of the Battle Beasts comic book from IDW, so check in with your local store to see what… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 24, 2012No Comments
Disney is doing some great viral marketing for their upcoming animated feature “Wreck-it Ralph” including these three newly released commercials for Litwak’s arcade.   “One of the original commercials for the “Fix-It Felix, Jr.” arcade game the year it debuted and introduced the world to Fix-It Felix, Jr. and Wreck-It Ralph.” An original 1997 commercial… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 23, 2012No Comments
Report establishes measurable sustainability goals and includes web-based enhancements to engage consumers in Mattel’s citizenship efforts   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Today Mattel announced the launch of its fourth Global Citizenship Report, We Believe Play Matters, which highlights Mattel’s commitment to operating as a responsible member of the global business community. To meet this commitment,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 23, 2012No Comments
You can tell by the title of this episode that we are making some bold statements. Right or wrong we are not afraid to take a stand on the tough issues. Take THAT culture snobs! Geeks rule! It looks like all is well in the universe once again between Jason and myself and there are… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 23, 2012No Comments
Here it is at long last!  The Iron Man 3 trailer.  And it’s explodo-riffic! Watch the first official trailer for Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” coming to cinemas in April 26th 2013, starring Robert Downey Jr. In Marvel’s “Iron Man 3”, brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man played by Robert Downey Jr., is pitted against an enemy… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 23, 2012No Comments
This Super Alloy King Robo: Mickey and Friends is from Bandai.  It is  priced at ¥13,440 (US$169), stands at 22cm (8.5″) , and will get its first public showing in Japan this weekend in Tokyo’s Akihabara. It’s coming out in March 2013 as part of the Tamashii Nation toy line. Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2012No Comments
Mattel posted the following video demonstrating the scale of the proposed MOTUC Castle Grayskull as well as updating fans on the actual shipping costs.   CASTLE GRAYSKULL SHIPPING UDPATE: On Monday 10/16 at around 1pm we confirmed with our Design team that the best estimate of the shipping weight for Castle Grayskull is 20 lbs…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2012No Comments
Triad Toys made the following announcement today on their Facebook page:   Effective November 1, 2012, Triad Toys will be exclusively sold through retail and distribution channels. As we focus on developing new products and overseeing production quality, we feel that it is best to have a distribution partner to distribute our products. As such,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2012No Comments
The following sale news was posted today both on MattyCollector.com and the MattyCollector Facebook page: Ghostbusters™ Fans, Do you have supernatural elimination needs? Did you call 555-2368, only to get a busy signal? Then be at MattyCollector.com at 12:01am ET on 10/31 for our Ghostbusters™ Happy Hunting Sale and you can take care of business… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2012No Comments
WizKids Games, creator of the recently launched HeroClix TabApp™ game for iPad, today announced the availability of HeroClix TabApp™ Marvel super hero figures at Walmart stores nationwide. Fans, collectors and players can now pick up both Marvel figure packs, Marvel Super Heroes and Wolverine and the X-Men, at their local Walmart store. The Marvel Super… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2012No Comments
Available October 23, 2012   The Complete Season Four From Lucasfilm Ltd. and Warner Home Video, Three-Disc Blu-ray Set Includes All 22 Action-Packed Episodes, Five New Cast and Crew Video Commentaries, and The Jedi Temple Archives, containing test animations, concept art and Extensive Deleted/Extended Scenes   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.  – Executive Producer George Lucas and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2012No Comments
DC Collectibles, the exclusive line of collector items from DC Entertainment, has added even more high-end custom graphic prints to its online store. The prints have proven to be extremely popular and ten new prints have been added to the store, making a total of 32 prints now available for sale online. Check out all… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 21, 2012No Comments
Good morning! Today (it was last weekend), during the Games Panel at NYCC, Marvel Entertainment announced new characters and content for the mobile brawler Avengers Initiative and the hit Facebook game Marvel: Avengers Alliance. See below for the full information announced! MARVEL unveils NEW CHARACTERS AND GAMEPLAY FOR HIT MOBILE AND FACEBOOK GAMES   ·     … Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • October 20, 2012No Comments
A few new preorders of note listed in the last day or so over at BigBadToyStore.com: ‘Best of’ Minimates Wave 02 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11861&mode=retail&picture=out Knight Rider – 8″ David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11863&mode=retail&picture=out Alice – Madness Returns- Royal Guard http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11862&mode=retail&picture=out Batman – Killing Joke – ArtFX Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KOT11004&mode=retail&picture=out Mass Effect – Commander Shepard – ArtFX 1/6… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 20, 2012No Comments
Blinds Chalet Introduces UGLYDOLL Window Coverings Collection. Pretty Ugly Grants License to Comfortex. Blinds Chalet Introduces UGLYDOLL Window Coverings Collection.   Phoenix, AZ – October 2012 Comfortex receives merchandising license from Pretty Ugly™, LLC owner of the UGLYDOLL® brand, to produce custom UGLYDOLL window shades. They are now available for sale through BlindsChalet.com. The new… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 20, 2012No Comments
For those of you familiar with his photography in his Men of Action Blog here on AFi know the stunning action figure based photography that Danny Neumann does.  Tonight opens his very first gallery show of his action figure based photography.   If you are in the greater Phoenix area I strongly encourage you to check… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 19, 2012No Comments
The Outer Space Men that were previously a shared 2012 New York Comic Con exclusives between Toy Tokyo and Action Figure Xpress go up for sale in VERY limited quantities tomorrow night at 9pm on the Four Horsemen’s online retail outlet – Store Horsemen (http://www.storehorsemen.com)! Only 100 of the Beta Phase versions of Orbitron, Gamma-X and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 19, 2012No Comments
It’s New Toy Day at your local comic shop, which means you need to head down there and stake your claim on the latest action figures from Diamond Select Toys! This week brings Minimates, 7″ action figures and retro-style figures based on Marvel Comics, Universal Monsters and the Walking Dead! It’s exciting and horrifying at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 19, 2012No Comments
Here’s a video look at the pre-production Hoverboard model Mattel recently debuted at NYCC. A limited quantity of stock will be available on Monday, December 3, 2012. More details to come at MattyCollector.com! Also there’s a little extra Easter egg in the background of the video of a foam core mock up of the now… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 19, 2012No Comments
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