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The Four Horsemen are proud to announce multiple FANtastic Exclusive eBay auctions to help benefit “Toys for Tots”. On Monday, December 4th the Four Horsemen will be putting up some of the most highly sought after items from their FANtastic Exclusive 2006 project. The following items will be made available for bidding: 2 signed and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 3, 2006No Comments
Who is Felicia? Busty. Blue-haired. Sexy. Feline.   SOTA’s bringing her to you Do we have your attention now? SOTA Toys is proud to announce its latest limited edition resin statue based on fan-favorite character Felicia from the videogame "Darkstalkers". Posed in the midst of licking herself clean, this anime style feline femme statue is… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 3, 2006No Comments
Like the previous entry on the BK Lord of the Rings figures, these were pitched to Burger King in 2001 as a tie-in to the then airing X-Men Evolution cartoon. The earlier idea of figure packs was such a hit internally, when the X-Men license rolled around it was thought that the perfect "never been… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • December 2, 20063 Comments
Latest from Die-Cast Leader Includes New Mystery™ Cars, Expanded Treasure Hunt Series and Code™ Cars EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (November 28, 2006) – Mattel has unveiled the first wave of its Hot Wheels® new basic car assortment for 2007, ensuring that kids, collectors and car enthusiasts will have no trouble finding something to quench their desire… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 1, 2006No Comments
Round four voting of the Four Horsemen’s FANtastic Exclusive 2007 is now up and running and articulation is the name of the game. The wait has been a little longer this time around due to an experimental preliminary discussion and vote conducted on the message boards. If you missed the discussion don’t worry, though, this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 1, 2006No Comments
Our very own Julius Marx gets some face time in this biting exposé of the 2006 San Diego ComicCon International! Join Jack, Brian, Sarah, and Bill as they fight evil, talk to big stars and…whoa! Did you check out the chick dressed as Powergirl?!? [youtube]1G-OwnPOeTE&eurl[/youtube]  And featuring everyone’s favorite SpyMagician as Loki!   Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 1, 2006No Comments
I’m sure some of you have seen this, but it is still cool. The amazing "Secret Menu" at In ‘n Out. Good stuff. Here in Colorado we don’t have In ‘N Out. It makes me sad. I love that place. I would eat this. Go check it out: http://supersizedmeals.com/food/article.php/20060125050438458 Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • November 30, 2006No Comments
I know that it’s the end of November… but we just got the Comic Con edition of Geek Week put together and on-line… and it’s more bacon than the pan can handle!   I make a couple of appearances in this episode… and who knows… you might be in it somewhere too! Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 30, 2006No Comments
If you read TOAWBAH when it was a column, you may remember there were two lines that drew me to collecting: Batman: The Animated Series and, before even that, Playmates Star Trek. I remember exactly how I felt as I drove away from Toys R Us with that first figure, Captain Scott. He was right… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • November 30, 20063 Comments
Square Enix of Japan has released some images of their next series of Formation Arts trading figures. Previous releases were a mix of Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts characters, but this round they’ll be going all Pixar. I know we have some Disney fans here so this is for you guys. 🙂     To view… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 30, 2006No Comments
Let’s set the "way back machine" to 5 years ago when I would wake up at 0’dark thirty, drive out to Pasadena, pick up my buddy CubanZod and drive up the highway hitting every Wal-mart, K-mart, Target and KB Toys that we could find (mostly outside the LA city limits), looking for all manor of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 27, 2006No Comments
–Mattel to Produce Hot Wheels® Die-Cast Batmobiles Inspired by the Classic Television Series– Burbank, Calif., November 27, 2006 — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), DC Comics, and Mattel, Inc. (NYSE:MAT) announced today the production of a line of Hot Wheels® die-cast cars inspired by the Batmobile featured in the 1966 “Batman” television series.  The legendary… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 27, 2006No Comments
Jed of SOTATOYS has put up a Q&A on the company’s website where he reveals more about the future of their toy lines. Here are some quick snippets: Street Fighter Street Fighter Previews will be hitting shelves in early 2007. You will be seeing pics of series 5 around mid 2007.  We plan on having proto-types… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 27, 2006No Comments
Diamond Select Toys posted the following news: Marvel Minimates continue to bring fan-favorite characters to life with this next assortment of pint-size heroes – based on next year’s smash-hit Ghost Rider!  The film will see the big-screen debut of the flame-covered spirit of vengeance in an all-star lineup sure to delight fans of the gritty… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 25, 2006No Comments
Diamond Select Toys has breathed new life into an old love of mine. Star Trek has been a part of my life since I can remember. My family watched the series on it’s original NBC run when I was a toddler (the original series debuted in 1966…I debuted in 1965). I don’t remember those as… Read More
Jeff Cope • November 25, 2006No Comments
To all our Friends and Family here at AFI and beyond, have a Happy Thanksgiving!! Make sure you eat way too much, take a huge nap, watch the Broncos beat the Chiefs Thurs night and then get up at 3 AM to battle all the humanity on Black Friday! Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • November 22, 2006No Comments
    These are the Cubes. November 21, 2006 – Atlanta, GA; —Everyday they go to work and sit at desks surrounded by four grey walls and stare at computer monitors for 8 long hours with a half hour unpaid lunch break. It may not be themost exciting job, but it pays the bills. But things… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 2006No Comments
Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles LLC (DST) is pleased to announce a series of promotions designed to spread plenty of holiday cheer this gift-giving season.  Over the next several weeks, a series of internet-only specials will be offered – making DST your one-stop destination for the holidays! Beginning Tuesday, November 21st and ending Thursday, November… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 2006No Comments
Torrance, CA, NOVEMBER 20, 2006 – On the leading edge of Japanese pop culture, Yamato USA, the North American division of the Yamato Group with headquarters in the otaku capital of the world – the Akihabara district of Tokyo, Japan, is pleased to announce the opening of pre-orders for the latest in one of Yamato’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 2006No Comments
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Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 17, 20061 Comment
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