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Mattel and Classic Media have inked a raft of new consumer products deals for its iconic Masters of the Universe brand. New licensees powering up include DC Entertainment (comics, graphic novels), New Era Cap (headwear), Skinit (electronic skins and cases), Funko (bobbleheads, Pop! vinyl figures), Icon Heroes (miniature environments, desk accessories), PopFun (glassware, decorative refrigerator… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 22, 2012No Comments
On-screen, the stars of the instant-classic action film The Expendables are all larger-than-life, but in the real world, many of them are no bigger than you or me. Jason Statham? Five-foot-nine. Sylvester Stallone? Five-foot-nine-and-a-half. Jet Li? Five-foot-six-and-a-quarter. So translating all of them into 2-inch Minimates minifigures was a piece of cake! This summer, DST will… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2012No Comments
Ranking Demonstrates Company’s Commitment to Corporate Responsibility EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced it has been named one of CRO Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens” for the fourth consecutive year, ranking No. 12. This is the magazine’s 13th annual ranking of best corporate citizens. Among specific categories of performance, Mattel received… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2012No Comments
Yesterday Warner Brothers released a trailer for their upcoming “Beware the Batman” animated series that will be appearing on the DC Nation block next season.   It’s short so don’t blink. Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2012No Comments
Device skin and accessory company, Skinit, announces the availability of products Featuring Masters of the Universe® designs   (SAN DIEGO – April 19, 2012) Skinit, the pioneer creators of protective personalized solutions for consumer electronic devices, introduces skins and other upcoming accessories, such as iPhone 4/4S cases, licensed with Masters of the Universe® (MOTU) designs…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2012No Comments
It was 7 years ago today that AFi first went live on the internets. In that time we have posted 4500+ news stories to the front page. That a little over 1.76 stories a day! We are going to be celebrating our 7 year anniversary with a week long celebration starting this Monday April 23rd…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 18, 2012No Comments
If you missed it on Monday (or if your are like me and don’t get G4 because Directv are being jerks), here is the latest installment of G4 TV’s ‘Mint On Card’ segment from “Attack of the Show.”  In this episode I cover some of the latest announcements from Hot Toys, NECA’s AWESOME ‘Portal 2′… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 18, 2012No Comments
If you were lucky enough to be at the Chicaco Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) this past weekend, you were treated to a major unveiling! The final figures in Diamond Select Toys’ Avengers toy lines were finally shown to the public, providing a detailed look at Loki’s Army from the highly anticipated film! As part… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 18, 2012No Comments
DC Collectibles just released this video of our friend Jim Fletcher and DC CCO Geoff Johns talking about all the new DCC reveals made at the DC Collectibles panel over the weekend at C2E2 and they take the time to answer a couple of questions submitted via Twitter.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 18, 2012No Comments
 NEW! Big Bang Theory – Leonard and Penny Funko = Everything Geeky! Funko’s Sheldon Wacky Wobbler is their #1 Best Selling item! Complete your sets! Available MAY 17TH! Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 17, 2012No Comments
Welcome to all the new eyes and ears.  Whether you found us through the ‘ActionFigureInsider Facebook page or you saw our plug on G4’s ‘Attack of the Show’we’re glad to have you here, at AFi home of the ‘Best Darn Toy News on the Internet.  We invite you to have a look around, take a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 17, 2012No Comments
AUCTION HOUSE PROFILES IN HISTORY CHOSEN TO SELL THE FABLED DREIER HOLLYWOOD/POP CULTURE MEMORABILIA COLLECTION THIS SUMMER LOS ANGELES- APRIL 16-  Profiles in History have been selected to handle the sale of the celebrated Dreier Collection. Due to the size, scope and significance of the Dreier Collection, it will take nearly two years and several… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 16, 2012No Comments
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