HEADLINE NEWS
We got a quick update from the folks at Gentle Giant to clarify some information regarding their Animated Pirates of the Caribbean Maquette line.  Although they announced the cancellation of distributor orders for Will Turner and Captain Barbossa Maquettes at the beginning of this week, they are still producing the 2 items.  These items will… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 13, 2007No Comments
Virgin Comics Fans Can Now Create Personalized Comic Books with Drag ‘n Drop Interactive Entertainment Software featuring Virgin Comics characters created by Deepak Chopra, Shekhar Kapur and more! ALISO VIEJO, Calif. December 4, 2007 Planetwide Media announced today the launch of the Virgin Comics Comic Book Creator 2.0 interactive entertainment software and digital content packs,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 12, 2007No Comments
I posted this least year, but here it is again in case you missed it. You savvy Seinfeld viewers are no doubt familiar with this holiday, but for those who aren’t – a brief summary on the phenomenon known as Festivus. Created as a plot device for a Seinfeld episode, Festivus is a nondenominational celebration… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 10, 2007No Comments
We must always remember what happened on that “day of infamy”at Pearl Harbor 66 years ago today. Remembering is an act of reverence, for learning from the past. Let’s always remember Pearl Harbor, its brave men and women and the sacrifices they made that day. Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 7, 2007No Comments
December 6, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKidsInc. announces the “WizKids® Convention Weekend,” which brings WizKids free-with-purchase convention giveaways to local hobby and game stores! From February 1 to February 3, 2008,WizKids fans can get those hard-to-find WizKids giveaways — such as the Mighty Thor™, BATMAN and Vlad the Impaler — for the first time ever outside… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 6, 2007No Comments
Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles is excited to announce the limited edition Premiere Collection Storm Statue!  Only available through stores who attended the 2007 Diamond Select Toys Retailer Conference, these highly collectible pieces are scheduled to ship in early 2008and will be limited to an edition size of only 600 pieces worldwide! A mutant of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2007No Comments
December 5, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the release of the MechWarrior® Wolf’s Dragoons Action Packs, which contain some of the most popular mercenary outfits in the MechWarrior game universe! The Wolf’s Dragoons Action Packs offer a variety of combined-arms game pieces.  The Gamma Regiment Action Pack(MSRP $34.99) includes a variety of powerful ’Mechs™… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2007No Comments
5… 4 … 3 … 2 … 1 … THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO FOR UNDERGROUND TOYS! Friday 30 November 2007 – Underground Toys’ latest In Your Pocket recaptures some of the best known catchphrases from the classic puppet show Thunderbirds with iconic phrases from The International Rescue Team. Thunderbirds is the brainchild of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 4, 2007No Comments
TERMINATOR 2 ENDOSKELETON, COMMAND CHAIR FROM THE STAR TREK FILMS, A FULL-SCALE T-REX DINOSAUR HEAD FROM  JURASSIC PARK AND MARY POPPINS’ FLYING COAT AMONG OVER 1200 ITEMS UP FOR AUCTION ON December 13-14, 2007 Calabasas, CA, November 30, 2007- Profiles in History will offer over 1200 iconic Hollywood items at a two day Hollywood memorabilia… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 4, 2007No Comments
  Understandably, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about the status of Ramathorr: the Elephant Swordsman” and all of his variant exclusive figures, which we are in the process of producing for FANtastic Exclusive 2007 and “The Seventh Kingdom”.   First, we want to apologize about the delayed delivery of the remaining figures, and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 2, 2007No Comments
Round 5 releases the first official MMA collectible figures for Christmas ‘07.  Markham, Ontario, November 2, 2007 – Round 5 announces the release of the first official MMA collectible figures coming this holiday season.  Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has rapidly become one of the largest markets in professional sports. In response to this growth, Round… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 30, 20071 Comment
Iron Man is the Second Release for Upper Deck’s New SubCasts(tm) Line  CARLSBAD, Calif. (November 8, 2007) – Riding the wave of momentum generated by Upper Deck’s first successful SubCasts(tm) launch (Spider-Man), the industry pioneer announces the upcoming release of its next SubCasts(tm) figure: Iron Man! "Being fans of the designer toy movement, Upper Deck… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 29, 2007No Comments
My sister produced this amazing online project about the 1-35W bridge collapse. It’s truly an amazing piece of work. Please check it out when you get a chance and take a moment to remember all the individuals involved in this tragedy.    They were stuck in Minneapolis traffic on their way home from work.  … Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • November 29, 2007No Comments
WhatTheyPlay.com Holiday Guide Offers Timely and Objective Insight About This Year’s Most-Wished-For Videogames and Videogame Systems   SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Don’t know what Halo or Super Mario Galaxy are all about? Unsure whether you want your son or daughter to become a “Guitar Hero”? Need help determining which videogame system is ideal for your family? What… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 29, 2007No Comments
Once again, action figure fans have made their voices heard in the Four Horsemen’s on going FANtastic Exclusive project, and the winning character of round2 voting came barreling through with a landslide win over his competitors. You FANtastic FANatics certainly have a dark side… The evil overlord, Scarabus, from the Four Horsemen’s property “Gothitropolis” won… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 27, 2007No Comments
Upper Deck Goes Huge with the Release of The Big Aristotle in All-Star Vinyl Action Figure Form  Sports collectible’s company releases four versions of the Miami Heat star, based on ‘stylized realism’ found in comic book art  Carlsbad, Calif. (November 21, 2007) –   Something big is happening off the court in South Beach, Upper Deck… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 27, 2007No 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 football and then get up at 1 AM to battle the mass of humanity on Black Friday! It will be about 15 degrees out, so wish me luck!  Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • November 22, 2007No Comments
  HAPPY DAY From the gang at ActionFigureInsider.com! (yes, that REALLY is a Turkey action figure!)    All of us at AFI hope you have a great holiday!  THANK YOU for reading!  Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 22, 20071 Comment
Sports collectible’s company releases four versions of the Chargers All World Running Back,based on ‘stylized realism’ found in comic book art Carlsbad, Calif. (November 21, 2007) –   When you need to pick up the tough yards in the fourth quarter to keep the drive alive and the clock moving, you give it to your star… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 2007No Comments
November 2007 – Master sculptor Sam Greenwell is turning his wildly popular resin kit  line Monster Chic into a line of prepainted collectible statues, starting with the  stunning Fishgirl.  Coming Spring 2008. Each of  the 1/6 scale statues in the Monster Chic line came from the creative mind and  skilled hands of Sam Greenwell.  The… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 2007No Comments
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