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Normally, cute and dead shouldn’t go together, but in the world of Roman Dirge’s Lenore, that’s just what you get. The dark-comedy comic book character celebrates her 20th anniversary in 2012, and Diamond Select Toys is launching a whole line of merchandise to mark the occasion! First up is an iconic 8″ vinyl statue showing the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 17, 2012No Comments
Heroclix Online developers have alerted players of an all-new tournament format, Crossover Booster Sealed Tournaments, beginning on a rolling queue today. Crossover Boosters (containing 10 single figures from a dynamic distribution) draw from all Modern Marvel sets currently available in game. Additionally, any Marvel figures included in the Figure of the Week promotions also have… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 17, 2012No Comments
In case you missed it the other night during “America’s Got Talent” here is the 4 minute super preview to this Summer’s ‘The Amazing Spiderman” film.   One of the world’s most popular characters is back on the big screen as a new chapter in the Spider-Man legacy is revealed in “The Amazing Spider-Man.” Focusing… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 16, 2012No Comments
The Elite, a team of super-powered antiheroes, is renowned for killing their enemies. Despite the acclaim and approval the Elite enjoy, Superman knows they are in the wrong, creating more harm than good by their methods. Tensions between them finally culminate in a mass showdown on Jupiter’s moons, when Superman is forced to prove that… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 16, 2012No Comments
I’ve been asked to participate this week as a guest judge this weekend at the Los Angeles UCB theater and their “Tournament of Nerds” show.  Turns out that show creator Justin Donaldson is an AFi reader from the begining and he very graciously asked if I’d participate.  So if you are in the LA area… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2012No Comments
Our friends over at BigBadToyStore.com let us know about a few new items that may be of interest to you: New Bowen Statues & Busts – a great selection this month with Savage Hulk, Magneto, Red Spider-Man Statues, and Maestro Hulk Mini Bust http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=bowen Revoltech Spider-Man – we can’t post any images on this one… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2012No Comments
The folks at DisneyXD have given fans an early look at the first full episode of the highly anticipated new animated series Tron: Uprising –  You can watch the full episode below – GET ON THE GRID WITH THE DISNEY XD PREVIEW OF TRON: UPRISING! — THE SERIES PREMIERES THURSDAY JUNE, 7TH AT 9/8C —… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2012No Comments
Last week we posted an interview with Mattel’s Scott Neitlich talking about the collector/online side of Mattel’s DC action figure business.  Today we get to hear a bit from the newly formed retail team.  The retail team is a bit more coy.  They have asked that we not publish their names and instead they will… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2012No Comments
The MOTUC 30th Anniversary line has been a bit controversial in its introduction, and it has taken a while for some fans to warm up to it.   The original premise that Mattel put together for the 30th line was to approach big name creators in the worlds of comics, toys, movies and TV that were… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2012No Comments
Here it is, at long last! Our Avengers show! We’ve seen it and we are dying to talk about it. However on the off chance that one of you haven’t seen the film yet in it’s 19 day stop to accumulation $1 BILLION at the worldwide box office, we break the show up into two… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2012No Comments
Integrates Physical Toys with Digital Gameplay Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—May 14, 2012—Leading entertainment conglomerate, National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) alongside game creators Wizkids and Icarus Studios, wholly-owned subsidiaries of NECA, today unveiled HeroClix TabApp™, an upcoming action-based iPad game, and the first in the TabApp™ series, integrating physical miniature toys with digital arenas. HeroClix… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2012No Comments
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