Focusing on Expanding Presence in Licensed Die-Cast Collectibles Industry  Indianapolis, IN (September 8, 2010) GreenLight, LLC, together with its affiliate, Under the Hood Club LLC, today announced that it has completed a significant equity investment from a group of individual investors.  Net proceeds from this investment will be used to accelerate the development of new… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 8, 2010No Comments
This past week Hasbro sent out some new press photos of their current and upcoming product.   Here are some pictures of their latest Star Wars offerings.   This update is primarily their Star Wars Vintage Carded figures.     The Empire Strikes Back wave is everywhere currently, and just this week I started finding some the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 7, 2010No Comments
Several weeks ago Mattel and Toy Guru made a statement about the MOTU 200X style not carrying through into the MOTUC line going forward.   It was said this was as a direct mandated from Mattel leadership.   As you might imagine this lead to a lot of questions from fans and collectors.   Today… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 6, 2010No Comments
Let’s get this out of the way right now. It’s not a call for amnesty. It’s not advocacy of killing those opposed to (illegal) immigration. Just stop it. Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • September 5, 20109 Comments
Toy2R is proud to present designer toy confectionary customizer, PocketWookie’s submission for the Crazy 4 Cult: Customs show at Gallery 1988 in San Francisco. Pocket Wookie’s 16" Snozzberry Sundae Qee Bear is one sweet treat and should be a crowd pleaser when the exhibit opens tomorrow, September 4th from 7-10pm. The Snozzberry is a mysterious… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 4, 2010No Comments
We are happy to announce our exclusive figure sets for the New York Comic Con (October 8th, 9th & 10th) – The Outer Space Men: Beta Phase waves 1 & 2!  You’ve read rumors and speculation that we were going to be bringing the Outer Space Men to the New York Comic Con and may… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 4, 2010No Comments
Told you there would be more. If you’ve read any of my previous reviews, you know how this works.  If you haven’t, this is how this works: Non-SPOILER Review Rating on the four-star scale (five-star scales are for noncommittal hacks) We’re going to do away with the SPOILERy thoughts section of previous reviews.  Keeps things… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • September 3, 20101 Comment
Yesterday the earth shook as we dug up gearhead, Jim Koch’s Skelanimal Qee from the upcoming assortment of artists inspired designs based on the worldwide brand, Skelanimals. Who is unearthed today? Check out the front page of www.toy2rusa.com to find out. Come back daily to dig up more of the deadly delights known as Skelanimal… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 3, 2010No Comments
DCUC Wave14 should be hitting Walmart stores soon.  Collectors have high hopes that wave 14 will see distribution similar to what we got from Wave 10 and NOT like we saw with Wave 5.   ToyGuru aka Scott has often spoke publicly of his love of the character of Kamandi, the last boy on Earth, and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 2, 2010No Comments
The Designer Collection Series continues as Toy2R puts its final pieces into place to present a collection based on the purest style of art, Black and White. Following the success of Series 6, Toy2R has worked for the past three months soliciting designs from across the globe, to create the newest Designer Series, PURE. PURE… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 2, 2010No Comments
Today is exactly one month to the day that we received the terrible, tragic news of  the passing of my friend Eddie Wires.   Today it is our honor at AFi to be able to reprint the tribute that Eddie’s best friend Bill "Billy" Mancuso wrote after Eddie’s passing.   Some of you will remember Bill,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 2, 2010No Comments
September is here and with it brings us another round of Q&A with Mattel!  Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.        Q1.  Will the JLU Warlord figure come with any sort of accessory?  A sword? A1. Not in the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 1, 2010No Comments