http://www.newsarama.com/comics/120817-JLA-McDuffieB.html Looks like time for a new lineup. This reminds me of two other JL eras. 1. Detroit, after the Satellite era disbanded. 2. International, which brought us out of the Detroit disaster. Writer Grant Morrison showed us how good a JLA based on the founding team could be. Joe Kelly reminded us that if… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • December 24, 20088 Comments
Thank you to everyone for reading, linking, digging, forwarding, asking, offering, helping, posting and being a part of our community here at AFI.   And on the off chance you have forgotten "the reason for the season," let me jog your memory with the story of the birth of Jesus… as told entirely with Lego…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 24, 2008No Comments
I thought this was an interesting article in the LA Times this week. For that special someone who has everything: Custom Lego portraits Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 23, 2008No Comments
While this year has been less than stellar for most people, you cannot help but be hopeful of the future when you watch this incredibly inspiring speech: [youtube]d6wRkzCW5qI[/youtube] Happy Holidays, Folks! Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • December 23, 20086 Comments
On the official Toy Fair website there are a few new licenses listed that Mezco Toys will be showing in 2009 that we had not heard of as of this writing.  In addition to "The Wolfman", which we did know about, were: Little Big Planet, Goosebumps, Mini Ninjas. It seems like the possibilities for Sony’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 22, 2008No Comments
To recap, I think there are some very key issues to a successful JLU 3pack.  http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/blog/superfriend/a-perfect-jlu-3-pack/  http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/blog/superfriend/how-not-to-make-a-jlu-3-pack/ There is one 3 pack that was too good, and too bad. Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. . These days, DC refers to them as their "Trinity" (and the comic of that name is a good old school… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • December 20, 20086 Comments
 Maine’s Own Commander X Mego-Style Action Figure Debuts With Free Downloadable Comic Book PORTLAND, ME–(Marketwire – December 17, 2008) – Nemo Publishing has released a limited edition Mego-style action figure of the retro hero Commander X. Commander X is an integral character in Jay Piscopo’s new all-ages graphic novel series, "The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 19, 2008No Comments
We all know them, things that happened to a friend of a friend, stories everyone swears are true.  They are, Urban Legends. Now, for the first time, the Living Dead Dolls immortalize five of the most infamous legends:    THE HOOK- Parked on a dark road, a bulletin comes over the radio that a criminally… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 19, 2008No Comments
Mattel has sent over images of the next wave of their Movie Masters line.   This new wave is a continuation of their "The Dark Knight" product with A new Batman from the final scenes of the movie (Bat-vision lenses), Bank Robber Joker, Harvey Dent and the long awaited Two-Face figure.   These figures were… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 19, 20081 Comment
  The build up to Hasbro’s upcoming 3-3/4" Marvel Universe line continues! Hasbro today revealed carded images of the figures to be released in Waves 2 and 3 of Marvel Universe.  Wave 2 consists of Ultimate Captain America, Ronin, Green Goblin, the Hulk (green & grey), Iron Fist (in his current look). Wave 3 will… Read More
Jeff Cope • December 19, 2008No Comments
AFI fan/reader Ed Lee sent us this video he did as a tribute to the Rankin Bass Holiday Specials.   It’s really well done and utilizes lots of figures from Playing Mantis, Forever Fun, McFarlane and Palisades. Ed wanted to share it with the rest of you; so, I present to you: Frostheath!   Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 19, 2008No Comments
The official online store for Four Horsemen created merchandise is Store Horsemen , and beginning today the Horsemen are having a store-wide Store Horsemen Holiday Blowout Sale!    From now through the end of 2008, you’ll find FANtastic savings on figures with damaged packaging, “customizer friendly” figures (figures that may not display so well because… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 19, 2008No Comments