AFi 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 2 It’s day 2 of scoop week and this one is juicy and involves some guessing!   I love Diamond Select’s Minimates.   I’ve been collecting them since the original Art Asylum days.  I collect almost all of the lines they have done, Marvel, DC, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, Battlestar… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 21, 2011No Comments
Creating Hundreds of Jobs in Nevada, the McCarran Fulfillment Center Will Service Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com Customers Seamlessly Across the Western Region of the United States WAYNE, N.J., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Toys"R"Us, Inc. today announced plans to open a new e-commerce distribution center near Reno, NV to support the company’s growing online business. The… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 20, 2011No Comments
I was lucky enough to be asked back to do another action figure segment on G4’s ‘Attack of The Show’ earlier this month. As I have mentioned before the bad, bad people at Directv have robbed me of the ability to watch anything on G4, much less my own appearance.  But the good people at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 20, 2011No Comments
GreenLight has added a 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback to their repertoire of original offerings   Indianapolis, IN (April 20, 2011) On April 17, 1964, the production version of the Mustang was launched.  The model was introduced with three available body types.  The “fastback” is the most exciting sounding of the three styles, which pulls… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 20, 2011No Comments
Earlier this week it was announced on the Round 2/Forever Fun blog that the Peanuts figures would be continuing this year… in a smaller scale. Going forward we will see them in the new 3 3/4" scale.   While I’m very glad they are continuing, I have a lot of time and $ tied up in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 20, 2011No Comments
Our pals (and sponsors) at BigBadToyStore.com reached out to us today to let us know that they now have GI Joe Wave 04 in stock.   New G.I. Joe figures are tricky to find these dayswith some stores backed up with old product and a lot of Walmarts dropping them from their most recent seasonal… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 20, 2011No Comments
  2011 is shaping up to be a fantastic year for me action figure-wise. Two of my favorite properties are not only making a much anticipated return to toy store shelves, but they’re both doing it in the 4" scale. Better yet, they’re coming from the same company: Jazwares (which is rapidly becoming a favorite… Read More
Jeff Cope • April 20, 20118 Comments
Just in time for Easter…?  Today Mattel posted pictures of their recently acquired carded production sample of the MOTUC Faceless One:    Just got in a good package of the Faceless One. He will be the June Club Eternia figure available only on Mattycollector.com. Also, just to let all our fans know, we just wrapped… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 20, 2011No Comments
I am very sad to hear and report the news that Elisabeth Sladen, the actress that played Sarah Jane Smith on Doctor Who passed away this morning after loosing her battle with cancer at the age of 63.   Sladen who played the Doctors companion Sarah Jane during the time of the 3rd and 4th… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2011No Comments
It’s an annual tradition here at AFi that on our anniversary we have "scoop week", a series of reveals from diverse group of action figures and collectibles companies.   This year is no exception so we will be posting some scoops this week as well as posting a lot of new, exclusive new content.  Let’s get… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2011No Comments
These Sony Minimates were first revealed in Feb at Toy Fair.  Now we get a first look at the packaging on these.   If they do a second wave I’m hoping to get a Minimates Sackboy from Little Big Planet! Available at a Toys R Us near you. Your favorite Playstation characters come to life Minimates… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2011No Comments
  My last blog, in which I wrote about our local theater here in the little town of Delaware, Ohio, got me reminiscing about my favorite theater back home in San Jose, California: The Century Theaters (with their unique dome shape) on Winchester Avenue. Specifically, it’s Century 22 that holds a special place in my… Read More
Jeff Cope • April 19, 20116 Comments