We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have” – Fredrick Koenig We take for granted the things we have but being without everyday necessities, like water and shelter can be devastating, especially for children.  Helping make… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 23, 2010No Comments
We’ve got several new Masters of the Universe figures to showcase this week on AFi, and we are going to kick off with everyone’s favorite pine-scented action figure – MOSS MAN!   There was quite a bit of discussion about this figure in all stages of production, specifically about his flocking.  How much should he be… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 20, 2010No Comments
New Toy Line Launches at Walmart March 1st BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 16, 2010) – DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announce today the first of many elements to come from Walmart’s involvement with the studio on its upcoming feature film, “How to Train Your Dragon,” which enters theaters on March 26,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 20, 2010No Comments
I’m sure it’s not how "Matty" wanted to spend his weekend, but there have been a lot of rumors, hurt feelings and anger about the MOTUC line since the Trap Jaw/Battle Cat order day last Tuesday.   So Mattel has take the time to set the record straight on what happened this week, plus addresses… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 20, 2010No Comments
[quote="Leeway"] JLU: Do we support this line or not? [/quote] To me, this idea of "supporting a line" is just strange.  I work too hard for my money to buy things I don’t like.  Sure, I should have canceled my subscription to the Green Arrow/Black Canary comic 6 months ago because it was awful.  But… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • February 20, 201017 Comments
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Daniel Pickett • February 20, 2010No Comments
We got a box full of Mattel samples in at the AFi offices today.   Included in the box was the latest batch of Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited awesomeness.  There’s a lot of great stuff in this wave for fans of the line in the singles and the 3-packs.  Lots of fans have been wondering what… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 19, 2010No Comments
Here is the latest from NEW PREORDERS IRON MAN 2 – 1/6 SCALE IRON MAN MARK VI FINE ART STATUE Kotobukiya’s upcoming Fina Art Statue may be the first appearance of the new Mark VI armor from the upcoming "Iron Man 2". This cold cast statue will come with a LED light-up base, and his… Read More
AFi Admin • February 18, 2010No Comments
  HURLEY, NY- February 17, 2010 – Tonner has received approval to move forward with production of the greatly anticipated (and long awaited!) Dr. Who and Torchwood themed Tonner Character Figures™. We anticipate delivery this summer!      DOCTOR WHO™ The Tenth Doctor Sculpted in the likeness of David Tennant as the tenth incarnation of the TIME… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 18, 2010No Comments
FEBRUARY 18, MILWAUKIE, OR—One of the main factors in the resurgence of interest in 1950s glamour icon Bettie Page can easily be traced to Dave Stevens, who made her a character in his The Rocketeer comics, which started in 1982 and remain popular today. Dark Horse has made a special arrangement with the estates of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 18, 2010No Comments
Today over on the Matty Facebook page they posted carded pictures of the Master of the Universe Classics OPTIKK figure in package.   You can put your big eyeball on him below. The hits just keep coming! Check out packaged shots of May’s Club Eternia figure – the first of the Space Mutants from New… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 18, 2010No Comments
  Super7 announces full product details and a new website for the company s first collaboration with Lucasfilm Ltd.: the highly anticipated Star Wars Stormtrooper Super Shogun.   Children growing up in the 70s and 80s had their lives touched by two pop culture phenomena: the Star Wars saga and Jumbo Machinder toys (marketed in… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • February 17, 2010No Comments