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BOSTON, MA– January 26, 2009 – Simone Legno, creator of the iconic fashion brand tokidoki, has created a special-edition his and hers Valentine’s Day collaboration with Mimoco. Adios and Ciao Ciao, Legno’s beloved pair of cute grim reaper characters, will be morphed onto Mimoco’s MIMOBOT designer USB flash drive platform in romantic-yet-hardcore black and pink… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2010No Comments
Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the opening of "Under The Influence: Masters of the Universe," an art show focusing on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toy line in all of it’s incarnations.   While we were there, we were able to steal a few minutes with our friend Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 25, 2010No Comments
Howdy all!  Welcome to yet another CAPtivating edition (hee hee) of the Super Powers Highlight.  This go-around we’re looking at one of the oddest things ever to come out of the Super Powers line in any country…El Capitan Rayo from Gulliver Juguetes in Brazil.  Covered in this blog, and I believe for the first time… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 24, 20106 Comments
This week in the AFi Archive I’ll be posting features on the first half of DCUC Wave 11.   We start things off with one of my favorites- Desaad.   Darkseid’s right hand man is here in all of his Super Powers goodness.  The Four Horsemen have done another great update of this classic figure…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 24, 2010No Comments
With the new website, www.toy2rusa.com,up and running since Christmas, Toy2R is poised to make some waves in 2010. The new web presence of Toy2R includes a revised blog moving QEE4ALL under the roof of the new site. News about upcoming releases, updates and all things Toy2R are being posted daily. News of the continuation of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 23, 2010No Comments
SOTA Toys released a newsletter this week (which you can access by clicking here) announcing an Ebay Auction for a Prototype Blue Lightning Blanka Statue, the proceeds of which will go directly to the Red Cross for aid in Haiti. SOTA’s Fearless Leader had the following to say:   Dear friends and colleagues, By now,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 23, 2010No Comments
I know it’s going to be controversial blog and idea to some, but I think Mattel should merge the Justice League Unlimited and Batman the Brave and the Bold action figure lines. As I sit here, still in my pajamas on a sunny Southern California morning watching the latest episode from Batman the Brave and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 23, 201023 Comments
I know it’s going to be controversial blog and idea to some, but I think Mattel should merge the Justice League Unlimited and Batman the Brave and the Bold action figure lines. As I sit here, still in my pajamas on a sunny Southern California morning watching the latest episode from Batman the Brave and […] Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 23, 2010No Comments
WETA announced today that they have the license to create collectibles based on the recent sci fi film District 9.  Here is their teaser announcement: We’re very proud and excited to be able to announce a range of limited edition collectibles from District 9, Neill Blomkamp’s acclaimed 2009 movie. The collectibles are of course created… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 21, 2010No Comments
Here is the latest from NEW PREORDERS INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS -HOT TOYS 1/6 SCALE BRAD PITT AS LT. ALDO RAINE Hot Toys has just announced a new 1/6 scale figure of Brad Pitt as Lieutenant Aldo Raine from “Inglourious Basterds”. The sculpt already looks fantastic on this piece, and we have it listed at $199.99, although… Read More
AFi Admin • January 21, 2010No Comments
From StarWars.com This spring, visitors to Disney Parks in Florida and California will be able to pick up an exclusive new Hasbro astromech R2 unit, decked out in classic Mickey Mouse colors and ears! The new astromech, R2-MK, recently made a quick stop at Skywalker Ranch before heading to Walt Disney World in Florida and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 21, 2010No Comments
This interesting note was posted today over on the MattyCollector Facebook page.   In it the Four Horsemen discuss how they arrived at the scale for the new DCUC Wave 12 Collect and Connect Darkseid figure. This in from the boys in NJ: "Hi everybody, we’ve seen a lot of arguing and confusion surrounding the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 21, 2010No Comments
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