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DC Direct Solicitations for items arriving in June of 07 FABLES STATUE: BIGBY & SNOW white Designed by Mark Buckingham Sculpted by Jim Maddox This beautifully sculpted statue of Bigby Wolf and Snow White from Vertigo’s acclaimed FABLES series statue stands approximately 10.5” high x  8” wide x 9” deep (including base), includes a four-color… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 16, 2006No Comments
    October 16, 2006 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today the return of Dark Horse Comics to HeroClix® with the release of the seven-figure Dark Horse HeroClix Hellboy and the B.P.R.D Action Pack.  This windowed product, which features all-new sculpts and game play, will be released in March 2007.   Hellboy is the popular… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 16, 2006No Comments
Looking Out My Office Window When I lived in Dallas years ago I probably visited this Toys R Us at least 3-4 times a week. It was only about 7 miles from my office, so it was a pleasant lunchtime excursion to see what was new. Now it is literally right below me in the… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • October 16, 2006No Comments
In the past I have shown you pictures of Marvel Legends prototypes, test shots and paint masters, but you’ve never seen what it takes to make a Marvel Legends figure. The picture to the right is of the steel tools it takes to make one Marvel Legends figure.  Every one of those boxes you see… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 15, 2006No Comments
Today at Toys R Us I saw the new exclusive Mattel 12" Superman and Batman figures. These figures are enlarged version of their 6" Four Horsemen sculpted counterparts.  At first glance it looks like the bicept swivel and ankle articulation didn’t make the cut.  These appear to be solid figures like the Marvel Legends Icons… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 15, 2006No Comments
It’s been over a year and a half since our inital launch in April 2005, and now Action Figure Insider is finally becoming the site we always envisioned it to be! All of our content has been consolidated into the Features sections, our news page is now streamlined and automated (letting us update easier and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 14, 2006No Comments
The fourth wave of Mattel’s DC SuperHeroes line has started showing up at Big Lots closeouts stores, almost sooner than they’re hitting general retailers! Although many are nervous that this bodes ill for the line, there has been no evidence at present that this is anything other than a slight abberation in the distribution channels…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 14, 2006No Comments
New Animated Movie Debuts on Cartoon Network during Toonami on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 9:30 p.m. (ET, PT) In the final days of World War II, a demon was summoned from the fiery depths of Hell to wage war. This child of darkness was rescued by the Allies.  Dubbed "Hellboy," he was raised to serve… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 14, 2006No Comments
Fans of one of the most popular franchises in recent history celebrated the successful completion of Christie’s in New York unique three-day 40th Anniversary Star Trek auction last week – an extraordinary event including 1,000 individual lots!  Featuring models, props, costumes and sets from each of CBS Paramount Television’s ground-breaking Star Trek series and feature… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 14, 2006No Comments
Well, here it is- the 100% redesigned and upgraded AFI! After planning, scheming, and pulling my hair out for nearly a year trying to make it work, Action Figure Insider is finally very close to how Daniel "Julius Marx" Pickett and I first planned it to be way back in April 2005. Lots has changed… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • October 13, 2006No Comments
I’ve been a collector for as long as I can remember. When I was around three years old, I collected sticks. Yes, ordinary branches that had fallen from trees, which came in all sorts of varieties and limited editions. After that I picked up stuffed animals whenever I could, the more unusual the critter (plush… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • October 13, 2006No Comments
Okay, so some of you are wondering what the deal is with this Superfly guy.  I mean he seems like a hip cat, right?  Nice, cool guy maybe, or pretty damn funny. Or annoying or totally full of himself or really cute or superhot or kinda like Jared from Subway? (I have been called all of… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • October 10, 2006No Comments
Well, here it is – for some crazy reason the nutjobs running this show decided to give me a public forum, a place where I can wax nostalgic and whim to my heart’s delight.  So get ready for some waxing and whimming I guess. Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • October 9, 20061 Comment
Hello again everyone and welcome to Tales of a Would’ve-Been Action Hero by other means.  As you are now aware, the AFI Columns section is no more.  It has evolved into a set of those latest existence-justifying, Do It Or You Don’t Count human activities, blogs.  Can I get a Woot! in the name of progress… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • October 9, 20064 Comments
Hey, look at the cute little bunnies! I like Bunnies. Oh, and check out all the brand spankin’ new Blogs over to the right! We like them. They are fun.  Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 1, 2006No Comments
52 SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. Advance-solicited; on sale May 2, 2007 • Action Figures • PI ANIMAL MAN 6.75” SUPERNOVA 6.75" ISIS 6.75" BATWOMAN 6.75" BOOSTER GOLD 6.75" INFINITE CRISIS SERIES 2: ACTION FIGURES Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.Advance-solicited; on… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 30, 2006No Comments
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