Masked Avenger’s "Toy Diet" blog from last week got me thinking about life. That made me realize that I haven’t made a blog post in over a year. I will attempt to rectify that now. Read More
Ham Salad • October 25, 201012 Comments
26 Cities “Infected,” Including New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, London, Munich, Madrid, Rome, Athens, Johannesburg, Sao Paolo and Buenos Aires  AMC and Fox International Channels (FIC) Unveil Plan to Stage Global Invasions on Tuesday, October 26                                New York, NY/Los Angeles, CA – October 25, 2010 –   In anticipation of the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 25, 2010No Comments
On October 17, 2010  the Brothers Gromm released a small weather balloon from the outskirts of Stephenville, Texas. It carried a lightweight 1 lb 15 ounce foam capsule designed to take photographs from  approximately 20 miles above the surface of the earth. The capsule carried a camera, a GPS locator, souvenirs to celebrate the importance… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 24, 2010No Comments
 The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFi readers answering your latest and greatest  G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFi readers via our forums.   Q1) Now that we’ve seen the GI Joe Renegade character designs/promos/trailers, can you tell us if the figures (assuming there are figures coming… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2010No Comments
One official, fully painted DC Universe Classics Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) 2-up prototype figure is be being auctioned right now to benefit the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA!!  This is your chance to own a one-of-a-kind piece of DCUC memorabilia! No DC Universe Classics 2-up prototype has EVER been officially released to the public, so that makes… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2010No Comments
RETURN TO A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY…WITH THE ACTION-PACKED ANIMATED ADVENTURES OF STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS ON DVD AND BLU-RAY!   From Lucasfilm Ltd. and Warner Home Video, Four-Disc Set Includes All 22 Action-Packed Episodes, Extensive Behind-The-Scenes Materials and a Blu-ray Exclusive – Jedi Temple Archives   The Force is back and better than… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 2010No Comments
 Lot’s more JLU on tap for Mattel’s Cyber-Monday sale in November.    Today Mattel revealed the next three items fans have a second shot at as well as some details about the sales start and end times.   Toy Fans, The excitement of Cyber Monday continues with the unveiling of the next three in the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 21, 2010No Comments
 WizKids release Mage Knight Board Game by Vlaada Chvátil HILLSIDE, NJ – October 21, 2010 NECA/WizKids, the leader in collectible gaming, is proud to announce the re-launch of the Mage Knight property.  In 2000, Mage Knight defined miniatures gaming by combining a rich back-story, detailed pre-painted miniatures and revolutionary game play. Mage Knight will honor that spirit… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 21, 2010No Comments
TOYS“R”US® INTRODUCES NEW MULTI-CHANNEL SERVICES TO PROVIDE ADDED CONVENIENCE, SAVINGS ON SHIPPING COSTS AND EXPEDITED PRODUCT DELIVERY   Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store Launches at Babies“R”Us® Stores and Designated Toys“R”Us Stores in Major U.S. Markets, Giving Customers the Ability to Browse and Choose from Thousands of Items Online For Pick Up In-Store   Whether Shopping… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 21, 2010No Comments
Posted today on MattyCollector.com- Just got in package samples of Shadow Beast so here are pics for you to check out! Also, we’ve heard all the feedback from fans that the Jan. 2011 sale is looking a little heavy now that the Palace Guards were pushed off a bit. So we’re going to move the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 20, 2010No Comments
BUILDING ON ITS STORIED HISTORY, FAO SCHWARZ® EMBARKS UPON THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF ITS BRAND, DESIGNED TO CREATE ENCHANTING MEMORIES FOR A NEW GENERATION OF KIDS   Whimsical New Look To Come Alive This Christmas at the Retailer’s Flagship Location on Fifth Avenue in New York City, in FAO Schwarz Pop-Up Stores, Within Dedicated Boutiques… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 20, 2010No Comments
The news broke yesterday that that Mattel has picked up the license for the Back to the Future franchise from Universal.  The news came from this report from Licensing Magazine.  When the news broke I contacted Mattel for a statement or to ask if they were going to issue a press release.   Today I… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 20, 2010No Comments