Fans all over the world are gearing up for Marvel Studios’ next sure-fire blockbuster Iron Man 2 and at Diamond Select Toys we are excited to reveal details surrounding our previously Top Secret Iron Man 2 Minimates!  Due in stores this March, two new assortments of Minimates are sure to thrill fans of all ages!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 20, 2010No Comments
The Smallville 2-parter "Absolute Justice," featuring the appearance of the Justice Society of America airdate has been pushed back to February 5th.   The episode was originally set to air this month on the 22nd.   I haven’t heard an official reason for the move, but I would imagine that the CW wanted to move this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 20, 2010No Comments
Mattel just updated the MattyCollector.com page with news of when the second shipment of the second release of the Masters of the Universe Classics "The Original" Skeletor figure will go on sale at MattyCollector.com.   Mark your calendars now!! Here’s the news you’ve been waiting for, MOTU Fans! We’ve just confirmed that Old Bones will arrive… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 19, 2010No Comments
In lieu of the terrible events in Haiti, SOTA Toys has decided to auction a ONE-OFF "Lightning Blanka" prototype to the highest bidder on eBay, with all profits donated to the relief effort. This piece was made during the production of our regular Blanka resin statue, and is the only one of its kind in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 19, 2010No Comments
It is with great pleasure that the LEGO Group welcomes you to the Hero Factory! This is the place where real heroes are made. The heroes are designed, equipped and built depending on specific missions that beam in from across the galaxy and across time. The heroes are then sent out in their hero pods… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 19, 2010No Comments
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   All products listed below are scheduled to to ship and be in stores August 2010.  The following solicits… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 19, 2010No Comments
Luke’s latest decal kit is all about the undead! The Zombie Minimates Decal Kit will allow you to create 6 unique brain-hungry zombies to add to your Minimates collection. You won’t have to worry about hunting for parts, as these horrific characters can be made by combining parts from Minimate sets that are currently available…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 18, 2010No Comments
The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest  G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.     Q1. Will GI Joe Combat Heroes continue into the new year? A1. Unfortunately Combat Heroes will not continue in the Pursuit of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 18, 2010No Comments
||  dΣ ~ S2 ||  Ω ~ R x Σ  || This past weekend I was confounded by a rift I discovered in my personal spacetime continuum. My learned AFi colleague, xrmc20, helped me to define the law of physics that has been responsible for diverting countless hours from the lives of geek-populi. Its definition can… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • January 18, 201011 Comments
Hellay hellay! (Bonus points for anyone who knows what that’s from!)  Welcome to another edition of the Super Powers Highlight!  In this installment we take a look at a piece that, as of this writing, is the only one yet to be seen in the collecting community : the Estrela Joker.  Estrela is actually a… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 18, 20105 Comments
 From a recent Mattel Q & A: ======================= Will Mattel be producing action figures based on the new Justice League Crisis on Two Earths animated film? ============================================================ No. This DVD release was too soon after Public Enemies for us to make a move based on current DVD figure sales. ============================================================ Unfortunately, Mattel missed the obvious… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • January 16, 20108 Comments
Howdy folks…welcome to another highlight of the best vintage line around…Super Powers!  I can’t really call it Kenner Super Powers anymore, simply because of the vast differences that make the foreign variations so wonderful to pursue.  Obviously, if you’ve followed my previous blogs you’ll know one of those lines is Gulliver.  Here’s a prime example… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 16, 201010 Comments