HEADLINE NEWS
Hasbro put out a press release today highlighting all of the brands they will be showcasing at their showroom at Toy Fair 2012.   There’s a lot of information provided below, some that will appeal to AFi readers, some that won’t.   Their brands are listed in alphabetical order so you can scan the list for your… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 9, 2012No Comments
DARK HORSE DELUXE OFFERS UP A NEW TWIST ON A CLASSIC TOY WITH AN ALL-NEW MYSTERY-BOX ASSORTMENT TO DEBUT AT TOY FAIR!  MILWAUKIE, OR, February 9—The Good Luck Trolls became one of America’s biggest toy fads in the early 1960s, and again in revivals over the years. In 2003, the Toy Industry Association commemorated them as one of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 9, 2012No Comments
Burbank, CA. – February 9, 2012 – DC Direct, the exclusive collectibles division of DC Entertainment, announced today an extensive line-up of new collectibles based on flagship publishing and film initiatives. Leading into New York Toy Fair, DC Direct unveiled two new collectible statues based on character art from the recently announced BEFORE WATCHMEN, a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 9, 2012No Comments
Mega Bloks is going to be releasing construction sets based upon Blizzard Entertainment’s hugely successful World of Warcraft MMO game. I’ve covered this before in my blog here at AFi, so it should be no surprise that I’m really looking forward to this line. Let me be clear. I’m REALLY excited about this line! I’m… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 9, 20122 Comments
Leading comics publisher Zenescope Entertainment has teamed up with award-winning sculptor Clayburn Moore and The CS Moore Studio Ltd to bring Zenescope’s popular titles and characters to life with several new action figure lines! Retailers, distributors and press can preview the lines in person at the Zenescope Entertainment booth #4920 at the American International Toy… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 9, 2012No Comments
The conspiracy against the Chancellor is set. The playing pieces are on the board. Now, Count Dooku makes his move… In the next all-new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an extremely popular four-episode arc comes to its shocking finale. Obi-Wan is still deep undercover as the assassin Rako Hardeen, and he’s part of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 9, 2012No Comments
Gear Up for Unconventional Urban Warfare in an Original Download Only First-Person Multiplayer Shooter – Available Now for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Windows PC BURBANK, Calif. – February 8, 2012 –  Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced the launch of Gotham City Impostors, an original, download only, multiplayer first-person shooter from… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 9, 2012No Comments
Several new pictures of Mattel’s recently announced “evergreen” Batman line – Power Attack Batman have surfaced on various retailer sites.   An “evergreen” line is one that is not tied to any other media. Previously we showed you a few Batman variants and the Batmobile.  Now we see 2 more Batmen and our first look at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 9, 2012No Comments
Today the gang over at EntertainmentEarth.com posted some teaser images of Bif Bang Pow products they will be showing at Toy Fair 2012.   These are just the character sheets, but it gives you an idea of what the final product might look like and what accessories they might include. First up- their retro Mego-esque $6… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 8, 2012No Comments
Fans have been waiting a long time to get a classic looking Ultron for the Marvel Legends 6″ scale.   Hopefully getting a 7″ scale Marvel Select Ultron will help curb some of that want. MTV Geek has a first look at this DST pre-Toy Fair debut of the latest Marvel Select figure from Diamond Select… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 8, 2012No Comments
Just a little bit ago Scott from Mattel took to the MattyCollector boards to clear up some confusion and update fans of Mattel’s DC Universe products on what news they will have in store for them at next week’s Toy Fair presentation. AFi will be on hand at the event and bringing you all the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 8, 2012No Comments
Toy2R brings vinyl back to music with the announcement of a licensed collaboration with Grammy nominated phenom – DEADMAU5. Roaming the floor during next week’s Toy Fair trade show, Toy2R will be hyping this project as well as other hot 2012 releases. Stay Tuned… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 8, 2012No Comments
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