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Tonight at 8:39 PM there was a magnitude 5.0 earquake centered about 1.5 miles from my house. My collection did not fare well.  It was the FIRST things to start tumbling.       I’m sure this will also be the scene in my office in the morning to stay tuned for part 2 tomorrow. […] Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 18, 2009No Comments
Tonight at 8:39 PM there was a magnitude 5.0 earquake centered about 1.5 miles from my house. My collection did not fare well.  It was the FIRST things to start tumbling.       I’m sure this will also be the scene in my office in the morning to stay tuned for part 2 tomorrow…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 17, 200917 Comments
The dog ate my homework. Seriously. I was done with this blog.  Finished.  Just putting the "Peace, Chip" on the end.   I hit "Save Draft." It came back empty.   So…given who I am and my certain sense of humor, I have to say the following : Read More
ChipCataldo • May 17, 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: Will fans that attend this summer’s Wizard World in Chicago be rewarded for attending the show by being able to purchase Mattel exclusive figures this year? (Wonder Twins set complete… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 16, 2009No Comments
 May 16, 1990.  That’s the day the world lost a very unique individual — Jim Henson.  Read More
Jim Abell • May 15, 20098 Comments
Winner Will Join G4’s Olivia Munn, Kevin Pereira and Blair Butler as Special Correspondent at Comic-Con 2009 and Receive Exclusive Privileges from Dark Horse Comics   LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2009 – Beginning today, G4 and Dark Horse Comics are kicking off a search for the ultimate Comic-Con fan who will receive the opportunity of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2009No Comments
The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest post-Toy Fair G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.    Q1. Are new figures still shipping? It seems as though Target and Walmart are getting nothing but revision cases from… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2009No Comments
It’s the 15th of the month and that can mean only one thing, new product on sale on MattyCollector.com.  This month you have your choice of the new Justice League Unlimited Legion Of Super Heroes  4-pack..  On sale RIGHT NOW for $30 + shipping.       Or Zodac the Cosmic Enforcer from the red… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2009No Comments
Most of you will remember Jerry Macaluso as the original owner of SOTA Toys.   Jerry sold SOTA a few years back and went back into the Special Effects field.   Then he returned to the world of collectibles with his new company Pop Culture Shock Collectibles, and they have just launched their official website today!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2009No Comments
CBS CONSUMER PRODUCTS PARTNERS  WITH DESIGN ICON jeffstaple FOR LIMITED EDITION  STAR TREK INSPIRED FOOTWEAR Bringing Street Style to the Star Trek Universe, 160 Individually Numbered Airwalks Will Be Exclusively Available at jeffstaple Boutique ‘Reed Space’ New York, May 14, 2009 – Now Trekkers can boldly walk in footwear like no one has ever seen… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2009No Comments
It’s that time again!   DCUC Custom Showcase II: Super Powers/Super Friends So what is the DCUC Custom Showcase? Much like the shows on Fwoosh, JoeCustoms, Doosh, and CustomCon, the DCUC Custom Showcase is a semi-whenever event that ‘showcases’ the amazing talent of customizers from all over the ‘net, and letting them show off their… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • May 14, 2009No Comments
Doctor Fate was the only single carded figure of the new wave that I didn’t get an advance sample of so he was the only one missing from Justice League Week this year.  He’s in stores now and I have him in hand so it’s time to add him to the AFiToy Archive. This release… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 13, 2009No Comments
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