A company that makes pool toys called “Swimways” let the cat… or the Lizard out of the bag last week when they updated their website to show their new line of pool toys based on the upcoming “The Amazing Spider-man” movie.  Included in that update were product images based on The Lizard, the villain in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 6, 2012No Comments
Well, not that it has been all that missed, but I have not done a blog in a long time. With the demise of LOST, I was just too depressed to go on. But at mid-season Fox debuted Alcatraz! But anyone expecting the next Lost might be disappointed by Alcatraz – with its eccentric scientists,… Read More
Glenn Moss • February 6, 20122 Comments
One of the 2012 toylines that I am most awaiting and most nervous about is The Hobbit (and the Lord of the Rings). I’m a huge fan of the books and the films, and cannot wait for December to roll around so that we may all be transported back to the magical and wonderful world… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 6, 20128 Comments
Introducing the new place for all the latest news and buzz surrounding NYTF 2012 – Toy Talk!  Why did we do this?  The mighty Toyotter explains… So what is this “Toy Talk”, and why would we create it when we have a perfectly good forum on AFi already? Basically, all of us here at AFi… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • February 5, 2012No Comments
Welcome to the first in a series of in-depth looks at the figures of the Toy Biz DC Superheroes action figure line. In this installment we’ll be looking at what is arguably the flagship figure of the line, Batman. Without the 1989 Batman film, it’s hard to imagine the Toy Biz DC Superheroes line existing [...] Read More
Joe Grunenwald • February 5, 2012No Comments
Last week, Diamond Select showed you its new Marvel Select figure of Colossus in action, and now they’re showing off the Marvel Select figure that’s headed to stores next week. The Green Goblin stands 7 inches tall with 16 points of articulation, one interchangeable pumpkin bomb hand and a removable satchel, and his detailed Goblin… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 5, 2012No Comments
I’ve known for a while that there is a shady “collector” that has been buying stuff at my local Target, opening it and returning it with different figures. They have been laying low for awhile. I hadn’t seen their handy work for about a month when he had returned a ‘Real Steel’ figure in a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 5, 201215 Comments
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announces North American pre-order details for gamers who want to ensure their copy of Lollipop Chainsaw is reserved on launch day.  Take a peek inside Juliet’s closet and pick the hottest outfit of your choice!  Players who pre-order can customize the appearance of the sweet and sexy zombie-hunter, Juliet, with five… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 4, 2012No Comments
Our friends at Spy Monkey Creations have launched a new line of customizable weapons, available today on their website!  Not only do these weapons look excellent being held by your favorite heroic masters and evil warriors, but they also have an additional feature – they can be broken down into component parts, with each part… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • February 3, 2012No Comments
Only days after revealing the first images of G.I. Joe: Retaliation movie toys, Hasbro’s own G.I. Joe website has shown new thumbnail images for a large run of G.I. Joe: Retaliation toys, including more figures, vehicles, and role play items!  Also shown are the Hasbro SDCC Exclusives – two versions of Jinx, and a Decepticon… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • February 3, 2012No Comments
One of my favorite lines going right now is Hasbro’s Marvel Universe. Marvel characters in my favorite scale. Doesn’t get much better than that. So, it is with great anticipation that I look forward to what David Vonner and the rest of the intrepid Marvel Universe team is going to unveil at Toy Fair 2012…. Read More
Jeff Cope • February 3, 201211 Comments
 -Children’s Fund pledges $10,000 donation to encourage participation from children nationwide; company plans to construct largest LEGO® Lemonade Stand to raise money and awareness-   ENFIELD, Conn. – February 2, 2012 –LEGO Children’s Fund and LEGO Systems, Inc. announced today that they will partner with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a non-profit organization dedicated to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 3, 2012No Comments