While at Toy Fair 2011 we answered fans questions as they came in on Twitter.  One question we got was "is any one making product for the X-Men: First Class movie?"  The answer was yes, Diamond Select Toys will be making a line of MiniMates based on the movie designs.  They had the MiniMates on… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 21, 2011No Comments
Those of you who know me know that I have a burning passion for the film "Jaws". Until recently, there has been only a few notable collectibles available of the beast known simply as “Bruce”, and all of them have left me wanting in some fashion or another. There’s the McFarlane Movie Maniacs box set,… Read More
Steve "Captain Collector" Ceragioli • February 20, 20116 Comments
Just as I arrived back from NYC from Toy Fair 2011 a new box of samples from Mattel arrived.   I gave AFi readers a chance to vote on what from the box I covered first and the vote came back JLU! Here is the first of the 3 new JLU 3-packs I’ll be showing you… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 20, 2011No Comments
  Toy Fair 2011 has come and gone and while this year seemed a bit more sedate for what new items were shown, one group of action figures stood out above all others: DC Universe Classics Wave 18. Why are these toys special, you ask? Because for the first time ever, not only do we… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • February 20, 201119 Comments
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   Typically these solicitaions are all released in a single month.  This listing is a little unusual as it… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 20, 2011No Comments
More than 25 years ago, the Hasbro Toy Company forever changed the face of Action Figures with the introduction of the Transformers brand of converting toys.  Because of the unique engineering and styling of these toys, kids no longer had to choose between buying an action figure and buying a toy car or vehicle.  With… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 19, 2011No Comments
At Toy Fair 2011 Mattel announced their Collector Appreciation Tour where they will be hitting four large cons in addition to San Diego Comic Con International.  These added cons will have some tour exclusives as well as contests.   This week Mattel announced addtional details out their tour plans on the MattyCollector.com page.   Toy… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 19, 2011No Comments
Today Marvel posted the new, longer trailer for "Thor the Mighty Avenger" on their YouTube site and it knocks the socks off of the Thor teaser trailer! Check it out!   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHBnrJowBZE&hd=1[/youtube] Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 17, 2011No Comments
 As announced at their Toy Fair presentation on Sunday, Mattel is giving fans the opportunity to pick the color of the first release of the MOTUC Man-E-Faces.  For the next few days they are running a pole on their MattyCollector.com message board.  You only have a few more days to vote so if you want… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 17, 2011No Comments
Avengers assembling! Much like last year when Robert Downey Jr came to the Hasbro Toy Fair showroom to check out his Iron Man 2 plastic counterparts, this year Thor movie lead, Chris Hemsworth(L) and Captain America movie lead, Chris Evans (R), stopped by to examine their signature battle accessories — the Thor Lightning Hammer and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 17, 2011No Comments
There has always been something I’ve found fascinating about Silver Surfer’s origin story hinging on a wanderlust inspired act of self-sacrifice. There is something I enjoy about his less-is-more aesthetic. There is something I relate to in his unassailable yet melancholy morality. He is a loner, reclusive and suffering. At the same time he is… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • February 16, 201111 Comments
From the gang at EMCE toys. The Create Your Own Zombie kit! Read More
AFi Admin • February 15, 2011No Comments