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McFarlane Toys’ Halo 3 is quickly becoming one of the most successful licensed lines ever produced by McFarlane Toys. Ever since the March release of our first series of Halo 3 action figures, it seems that everything’s coming up Halo – and people just can’t get enough. Vendors coast to coast have been reporting quick… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 14, 2008No Comments
MEZCO releases the second in their series of stylized horror icons; Leatherface from the infamous Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Standing nine inches tall, the maniac comes complete with chainsaw, bucket of glistening gore, bloody mallet, “bone” handle knife, and removable apron. Leatherface features 13 points of articulation and real cloth clothing. This item continues the great… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 14, 2008No Comments
That’s what I see in DC Comics these days.  Its the same tune over and over again.  Character X is killed off for a cheap thrill.  But once they are dead, they are no longer available to be used in stories in the regular universe.  Sure they might pop up in an alternate reality or… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • August 12, 200816 Comments
So, it’s been a tough week. Comic Con itself was anything but a vacation; our rooms were filthy and had terrible internet connections (see pics below!) yet were certainly not cheap. It was tough to move around the con floor, even tougher to try and take clear shots of display cases with so many people… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • August 10, 20089 Comments
We debuted this new (fake) commercial at Comic Con during one of our panels and it was a huge hit.   It was really fun to watch it in a room full of fans.  Usually you just put these sort of things out there on the Internet, and apart from a comment or two you… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 7, 2008No Comments
Back in March over at Star Wars site Galactic Hunter Adam Pawlus set out to get some sort of near-definitive count of how many "different" Star Wars action figures had been released by Kenner/Hasbro since 1978 (you can read his results/method of counting here).  The number he arrived at was eye-opening to say the least,… Read More
Jim Abell • August 6, 200811 Comments
Mezco Toyz continues their deluxe 9-inch format with The Warriors. Featuring forty points of articulation and highly detailed cloth outfit these figures are sure to please. The 1st figure of the series is the infamous Orphans Leader with straight razor, alternate  fighting hands, and action stand. Figure will ship in early September. Single Figure Case… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 6, 2008No Comments
You’ve heard people talk about it, you’ve seen the slide show we  posted, now see the panel in it entirety!   AFI Abby did an amazing job filming the panel and then cutting it together with the slides so all of you can feel like you were there in the room.   We have posted… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 6, 20081 Comment
Premiere episode, "Homestar Ruiner," will release simultaneously on WiiWare and PC SAN RAFAEL, CA, August 5, 2008 – Telltale Inc., the leader in interactive episodic entertainment, is announcing that "Homestar Ruiner", the first of five monthly Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People episodes, will premiere Monday, August 11. "Homestar Ruiner" will release on Nintendo’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 5, 2008No Comments
COMIC CON 2008 AFI’s Behind the Plastic: The Golden Age of Toy Biz/Marvel Toys Panel   True innovators in the world of action figures are few and far between. The team at Marvel Toys/Toy Biz has been bringing articulation to American action figures in their ground breaking lines: Marvel Legends, Spider-Man Classics, Lord of the […] Read More
AFi Admin • August 5, 2008No Comments
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 5, 20081 Comment
…is THIS girl.     Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • August 5, 20084 Comments
TV GUIDE CELEBRATES LUCASFILM ANIMATION’S STAR WARS™: THE CLONE WARS™ WITH FOUR COLLECTIBLE COVERS FEATURING BONUS MULTI-MEDIA CD-ROM PRESENTED EXCLUSIVELY BY TOYS“R”US     TV Guide’s Special Double Issue Featuring STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Hits Newsstands Thursday, August 7   July 28, 2008 (New York, NY) – On August 15, Star Wars returns to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 4, 2008No Comments
The entrance to the Mattel booth was Castle Greyskull. That was pretty cool. My wife went to a panel with Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly for the new "The Day the Earth Stood Still" remake and, as a surprise to everyone, Hugh Jackman shows up at the end, thanks the fans and shows a new… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • August 3, 20083 Comments
SHELL-EBRATE: MIRAGE STUDIOS AND 4KIDS ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH WEBSITE FOR TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES® 25TH ANNIVERSARY AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL   TMNT25.com is Official Fan Destination for 25th Anniversary Shell-ebration News, One-of-a-Kind Prizes, Rare Collectibles and a Special Look at 25 Years of Turtle Power   SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2008 – Mirage Studios, Inc.and 4Kids Entertainment,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 31, 2008No Comments
I’ve seen quite a bit of feedback on the Toy Biz/Marvel Toys panel that I put together at Comic Con this year.   There’s a lot of misinformation floating around about it both from another site that was blogging live from the panel and posting inaccurate material and from people that have only seen the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 30, 20081 Comment
With the Warner Bros. film The Dark Knight a box office smash, DC Direct announces a new production run for the sold-out THE DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE.   THE DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE features an intricate fabric costume consisting of a shirt, tie, vest, blazer,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 30, 2008No Comments
If you wanted a crack at the SDCC exclusives from Mattel your time is now!   MattyCollector.com is live now.   AS of right now you can only buy the set of 4 together (King Grayskull, Lighting McQueen, Giganta and Lobo) for $90 a set. You can place your orders here!  Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 28, 2008No Comments
Mike "SDcomics" Walker gives us his last installment of photos from the San Diego Comic Con. Click on the image below and enjoy. Read More
AFi Admin • July 28, 2008No Comments
After this weekends TRU midnight madness sale stores are now stocked with Hasbro Clone Wars product. Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 27, 2008No Comments
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