I’m back.  Actually, at this point I’ve been back for a day or so, but my internal clock is still a  mess.  New York Comic Con is over for 2010. The 21 hours refers to how long I was up on Saturday to get there, attend, and get back.  It was a blast, but exhausting, … Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • October 11, 2010No Comments
Is there a shin bone missing from your Operation?  Has your Twister mat seen better days?  Are Miss Scarlet and Colonel Mustard without their trusty rope and candlestick? Now through Saturday, October 16, Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores nationwide will offer customers the chance to trade-in any used board game (in any condition!) in exchange for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 11, 2010No Comments
Week Five begins today! How great it would be to win hundreds of dollars worth of Toy2R classic toys and some surprise goodies, just in time for the holidays. The company who has been around since the beginning is nowthanking YOU for your continued support by running one of the biggest contests ever offered for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 11, 2010No Comments
These aren’t the best quality shots… in fact they are out of focus camera phone shots.  But it’s what we have for now to show you for DC Direct Brightest Day wave 3.  As you can see Wave 3 brings us White Lantern Batman and Flash as well as Jade and the new Jackson Hyde… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 9, 2010No Comments
It’s that time of year again!  Mattel has announced the details of their 2010 K-Mart Cars Collector Event.    Cars Fans, Join Lightning McQueen, Mater, and the rest of the gang from Radiator Springs at the next Cars Collector Event happening Saturday, October 23rd at 11:00 AM at participating Kmart stores nationwide! Click here for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 9, 2010No Comments
Just because Mattel isn’t attending  NYCC that doesn’t mean they don’t have a TON of new news just posted on MattyCollector.com! It’s a virtual con reveal! And what a reveal it is!  Some of it we saw in the Mattel slideshow at SDCC, but we also get a look at Green Lantern Classics wave 2! … Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2010No Comments
Our friends at BigBadToyStore.com have carded images and info on the first assortment of Wave6 of the Star Wars Vintage collection.  This will be an Episode II Attack of the Clones themed assortment.   1x Coruscant Guard 1x Kit Fisto 1x Mace Windu 1x Jango Fett 1x Peasant Padme 1x Peasant Anakin 1x Zam Wessel… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2010No Comments
Sweepstakes Grand Prize Ben 10 Mark 10-Style Go-Kart to Debut at New York Comic Con Oct. 8-10 CYPRESS, Calif. – October 7, 2010 – ‘Tis the season for turbo-charged fun as Bandai America Incorporated revs up the holiday season with its “Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Go-Kart Sweepstakes.” Beginning on 10/10/10 and continuing for ten weeks… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2010No Comments
AN AFi EXCLUSIVE– We had a mole that was in the Javits Center today that was able to walk the floor as the con was getting setup and they spotted something VERY interesting.  The  news was so big they had to call me with the scoop.    This scoop is so big I’m going have to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2010No Comments
It is with great pleasure I present to you…   Wave 15    These have all been up in the AFi Archives for a couple of weeks now, but I haven’t had a chance to put anything up on the front page about them.   Wave 15 is a rock solid wave and is one of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2010No Comments
$2.99 Comics Make a Comeback! I’ve been meaning on writing this blog for a while.  How I had not started certain comic series because 3.99 felt like too much (Avengers).  How I was going to drop certain titles when the current arc was over because 3.99 per issue was too high (Legion of Super-Heroes).  While […] Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • October 7, 2010No Comments
Mattel posted some of the details and their preliminary plans for their Cyber Monday sale they are planning for November on MattyCollector.com.  There will be a whopping 21 products that will be on sale that day.   There are quite a few items from past MattyCollector sales that will be available one last time.  Mattel was… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 7, 2010No Comments