I found it today.  Saw it first at SDCC 2006, when I met Boy Wonder, prior manager of Mattel’s DC line.  Never expected it would take a year and a half to find.  And there it was, today, hanging with a complete set of DCUC Wave 2 (left those for someone else).  Superman/Star Sapphire/Sand. There… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • April 23, 20089 Comments
Back in February while I was NYC covering Toy Fair my girlfriend volunteered to cover the local Gallifrey I Dr. Who convention here in LA.  It was a little quiet on the Sunday she attended, but there were some interesting panels, sites and costumes… even a Tardis Tissue cozy!  So I present to you an… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 23, 2008No Comments
The First Lady of the North Pole is one of Santa’s greatest assets! One of the coldest places on Earth is getting hotter. Naughty and nice, Mrs. C. finds a new way to work the North Pole – just doing what she can to keep Santa happy on those cold winter nights.     You… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • April 23, 20081 Comment
Like most denizens of AFI, I’m on the hunt for DC Universe Classics Series 2.  As you may have read, I have Black Manta and Superman Blue, so far.  The only other figure I’ve seen is Superman Red. The Target closest to my house is usually a disaster area by 5PM, but it doesn’t seem… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • April 23, 20085 Comments
I’ve been collecting action figures for a long time now and everytime there’s a price increase I wince.  Like many of you, I get comfortable with the pricing on the lines I collect and it’s not easy to make an adjustment to new pricing, but I think we’re all going to be in for a… Read More
Jim Abell • April 23, 20085 Comments
You got a look at the box over the weekend in our NYCC coverage, and now we can bring you all the details on Masked Avenger Studio’s awesome Adam West bust.  This 10" bust is officially licensed through Adam West. It will have an edition run total of 1,000 pieces- 900 blue jacket, 100 checkered… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 22, 2008No Comments
  AFI’s man in New York, Cesar "Masked Avenger" Zamora, brings you this great walk through of the Mattel DC Toys booth (including a message from the renowned ToyGuru) and an exclusive interview with famed comic artist Kevin Maguire where they discuss his reaction to the upcoming DC Direct toys based on his work! [youtube]0phNqkbu9rE[/youtube]… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • April 22, 20081 Comment
Fans of all eras of Doctor Who can look forward to an incredible range of classic Doctor Who figures and monsters being launched in the UK by Character Options later this year. Recreate scenes from the classic series of Doctor Who with the poseable action figures. Each figure pack comes with a different collectable part… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 22, 20083 Comments
My daughter-in-law, Shannon, ships out a week from today for her second tour of duty in Iraq.  She will be gone for 15 months.  She is a medic with the 101st out of Fort Campbell in Kentucky and I cannot express my pride and respect that I have for her.  While she is in harm’s… Read More
Glenn Moss • April 22, 20085 Comments
Our good friend Vader has updated the DCUC Archive with a TON of great pictures of the new reveals shown over the weekend at NYCC.  There are a lot of close-ups and turnarounds of everything that was shown. Be sure and hop over and see all of the awesomeness.  Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 22, 2008No Comments
  SPAWN 33 ONLINE FEATURE GOES LIVE Figures In Stores Now! SPAWN Series 33: Age of Pharaohs, was inspired by classic Egyptian mythology, transporting the SPAWN mythos to the dynasties of ancient gods and timeless legends. Today, McFarlane Toys take the shroud off our Age of Pharaohs online feature, revealing treasures to rival the tomb… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 22, 2008No Comments
SWAMP THING: THE SERIES VOL. 2 ARRIVES ON DVD JULY 15TH, 2008 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY  experience edge-of-your-seat suspense from this cult tv series in a 4-dvd box set packed with the first 25 episodes OF SEASON 3! LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA …. “The swamp is my world. It is who I am; it is what I… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 21, 2008No Comments
Two New Figures Will Be Available Only at San Diego Comic-Con   This just in: McFarlane Toys announced over the weekend that they will have two exclusive Halo 3 figures at this year’s Comic-Con International, July 24-27 at the San Diego Convention Center. A special edition Spartan Soldier EVA "HellSpartan" will be sold together with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 21, 2008No Comments
The gang over at BifBangPow continue to abide.  They have just released images of the second series of Lebowski figures, based of course, on the movie The Big Lebowski.  Coming in August 2008 we get the next round in the 8" vinyl line: The Dude (Hoodie) and Walter (Special Mission) – Shown below with and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 21, 2008No Comments
NEW YORK – April 17, 2008 – At its Upfront ’08 presentation, BET Networks, the leading media and entertainment brand for African Americans and consumers of Black culture, touted its unique position as the most consistent and effective solution for advertisers to reach that coveted audience. Set in an election-themed show at New York City’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 21, 2008No Comments
Mattel sent us a copy of the presentation they gave on Saturday at NYCC, so if you want to see the actual slides shown just click here. *note: some slides are not included as Mattel wanted a few reveals to be at the presentation only.   Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • April 21, 2008No Comments
…and this guy.   Just finished watching the 60 wonderful cartoons in Warner Bros. Popeye The Sailor Volume 1 and it’s an instant Most Cherished Possession.  From the packaging, to the menus, to the restoration, to the extras, to the glory of the cartoons themselves, everything about this set is first class and I can’t… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • April 20, 20085 Comments
    Ouch.  My head hurts.  This past weekend has been a whirlwind for me.  Work at my regular job.  Work at the business I’m in with my dad.  Transferring all my items from a small storage unit to a much larger one.  Spending time with my new girlfriend.  All that and still maintaining the level… Read More
ChipCataldo • April 20, 20088 Comments
The number 52 has had much significance in the DC Universe lately. The weekly comic book series entitled 52 ran from mid-2006 through mid-2007, and ended with there existing 52 separate universes within the DC multiverse. However for DC action figure fans, it appears that 54 is a pretty important number, too. Read More
Jeff Cope • April 20, 20089 Comments
Boy howdy!  I’m as excited as Jessie, Bullseye and Prospector Pete when Sheriff Woody showed up!   After seeing the first pictures from New York Comic Convention and then reading Cantania Dan’s Blog I though I should do a back flip for joy!  Unfortunately, Medicaid doesn’t cover such stunts, so I must content myself with… Read More
Glenn Moss • April 19, 2008No Comments