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The Poll: http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=11001 2006 SDCC.  I was struck by certain figures.  Nemesis.  Sand.  Aquaman with two hands.  How had Mattel decided on such odd choices.  Then I remembered the we, the fans, knowing the policy of reusing parts in JLU, had actively discussed Nemesis and Sand as ways to reuse Lex Luthor’s holster.  Mattel had… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • April 24, 20088 Comments
We are truly living in a golden era of toys. The stalwart lines of Marvel, DC, Star Wars and GI Joe are offering unprescidented character selection and excellent quality figures and vehicles. Old favorites like Megos and Captain Action are getting another chance at getting on the market. Every major genre movie this summer like Dark Knight, Iron… Read More
Scott Rogers • April 24, 20082 Comments
 So I recently made a momentous change in my life!  I got ENGAGED! Does this mean the end of collecting?  NO! Not for me anyway!  My Finacee is both understanding and supportive and with a bit of compromise the toy hobby is still safe.  In fact the only real compromise is in my displays.  I… Read More
Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung • April 24, 20088 Comments
Finally, the show that demonstrates that I am nothing more than a Lemming running towards the cliff returns.  Thank the TV gods!  But I’m not really going to talk about the upcoming episode.  No.  Instead I’m going to share some of my brilliant insight on a hot button topic on LOST, namely who’s eye was… Read More
Glenn Moss • April 24, 2008No Comments
The other day I decided to check in on my friend (and über R2-D2 fan) Dustin Robert’s R2D2Central.com and see what Astromech goodness he’d recently unearthed.  So, I’m checking the news posts and find a link to a story about the exclusive R2-KT figure that Hasbro made last year (about the R2-KT figure at StarWars.com) so… Read More
Jim Abell • April 23, 20081 Comment
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
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