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  PORTLAND, MAINE (June 2, 2009) – Nemo Publishing has released a new action figure variant of the retro hero Commander X.  The Commander X Western Knight is a limited edition, Mego-style, eight-inch collectible action figure available for sale exclusively on the company’s website, www.captneli.com.  The Western Knight is the third variant in the Commander… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 2, 2009No Comments
U.S. PREMIERE EPISODES OF DOCTOR WHO AND TORCHWOOD   Please note: BBC AMERICA HD, launching July 20, is a simulcast of BBC AMERICA.  Both channels will air the exact same schedule.   DOCTOR WHO: THE NEXT DOCTOR It’s Christmas Eve in 1851 and Cybermen stalk the snow of Victorian London. When the Doctor (David Tennant)… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 2, 2009No Comments
Thousands of TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE Licensed Products to Land on Retail Shelves Around the World as Highly Anticipated Movies Hit Theaters   PAWTUCKET, R.I. – June 2, 2009 – The Entertainment & Licensing Division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) today announced that the combined licensing programs supporting the movie releases of TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 2, 2009No Comments
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.     Q1: If Target where to cancel the JLU line before the end of this year would Mattel then resort to selling the already announced JLU on Mattycollector.com? A1: It is Mattel’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 1, 2009No Comments
Battle Force 5(TM) Licensing Extensions Will Allow Boys of All Ages the Chance to Re-Create the Show’s Exciting Adventures EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jun 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) is announcing a full complement of licensing, promotional and distribution partners to support the launch of its new original animated series debuting on… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 1, 2009No Comments
In my latest blog I take one for the team and I track down and review one of the controversial "Lost Wave" of Bootleg Super Powers figures being pedaled by "Industrial Toy Werks" on Ebay. Find out the Good, The Bad and the Ugly on these curious new figures. Click here to read all about… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 1, 2009No Comments
It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a Super Powers collector.   I have a complete loose collection and a (near) complete carded collection.   But, I can’t just stop with the 33 figures in the line.   For the past 3 years I have been buying Super Powers customs.   Mostly loose, but […] Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 1, 2009No Comments
Global Licensing Leader Announces Unparalleled Category Alliances With Jonathan Adler, Creative Design International, Buster Brown & Co. and More LAS VEGAS, Jun 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today at the 2009 Licensing International Show, Mattel, the world’s leading toy company, reveals its portfolio of best-in-class partners with new entertainment alliances, home décor offerings, products that… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 1, 2009No Comments
It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a Super Powers collector.   I have a complete loose collection and a (near) complete carded collection.   But, I can’t just stop with the 33 figures in the line.   For the past 3 years I have been buying Super Powers customs.   Mostly loose, but… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 31, 200928 Comments
I spent last weekend at Anime Boston, a convention for Anime fans.  Like comic conventions, they have panels, people dressed as characters, costume contests, artists signings, dealer rooms, etc.  I hope to cover several aspects of the convention over a series of blogs. One panel we attended was "The Chibi Project."  Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • May 31, 20092 Comments
I can’t wait… until June 2010!     Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 30, 2009No Comments
When the end result shows up in the mail in bunches, it makes the soreness in the morning and the aches and pains when I roll into my condo at 11:30pm each night worth it.  My boss at the piano store (where I have my packages sent) was kind enough to drop them into my… Read More
ChipCataldo • May 29, 20095 Comments
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