Ole’ Matty comes through again and sent us packaged pictures of the fourth wave of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics line, including the variants and KB exclusives.  Sonic Arm Cyborg and Maskless Batman Beyond are the exclusives for KB stores. Captain Atom Gold and Silver will be at a 50/50 ratio, Artemis will be a chase… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 9, 2008No Comments
I don’t think I’ve ever posted the full story on my friend from back home, James Bridges the musical Batman.   But those of you that have hung around me for any amount of time have most likely heard at least part of it. For the uninitiated here it is in a nutshell- "Admiral" James Bridges… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 9, 2008No Comments
Series 16 variants are limited to only 300 sets and feature a Halloween inspired black & orange color scheme.    Living Dead Dolls Series 16 features a Halloween theme: Eleanor, Pumpkin, Mishka, Squeak and Isabel each wear a creepy mask and come with a their own jack-o-lantern. A Halloween mask usually hides the sweet face… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 9, 2008No Comments
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums:    Q1.  Now that we’ve gotten the classic "super powers" Batman (Blue and gray with the yellow oval) in the JLU line, howabout a classic "short pants" Robin using the mold of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 9, 2008No Comments
Call for Entries In our continued efforts to promote the development and appreciation of unique and original art, this contest is open artists of all disciplines, myplasticheart and Poketo are pleased to announce a call for submissions to our “my plastic wallet” Poketo wallet design competition. This is an open-theme competition, so here’s your chance… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 8, 2008No Comments
I mean, the new Mattel JLU ad is up! Thanks to our good buddy Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich, we are happy to present everyone’s favorite right-wing nutcase The Question starring in his very own warehouse themed ad! Looks like he found his extra ice cream flavor, John Galt fans! Now the big "question" is whether or… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • September 6, 2008No Comments
One of my friends here, SDMike, has commented to me that while most of the the topics in the forums are about toys, his first love is comics.  Considering how much we discuss toys related to comics, I think that most of us are comic fans too. As my user name, superfriend, indicates I am… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • September 6, 200813 Comments
Mezco presents The Spirit movie product based on the upcoming big budget December 2008 film, a sinister gut wrenching tale of a hero born, murdered and born again. Written and directed by genre-twister Frank Miller. The Spirit Movie Keychains These flexible keychains from the upcoming big budget December 2008 film, a sinister gut wrenching tale… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 2, 2008No Comments
The 2008 Canadian Action Figure Expo has been announced. It will be Sunday, September 28th at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel and Conference Centre. The show features 2 halls filled with dealers selling GIJoe, Star Wars, Transformers, Super Heroes, and tons of other Action Figures and collectibles. Located at 3063 South Service Road the location… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 2, 2008No Comments
The newly formed Siegel & Shuster Society is taking action on saving the house where the 17 year old Jerry Siegel created Superman.   You can find out about their mission from the excerpt from writer Brad Meltzer, as well as the youtube video below.   Saving the house where Superman was born By Brad… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 2, 2008No Comments
. . . just what action figure lines might we be collecting? Many of us remember with a special nostalgia the particular niche of kitsch that was MEGO. Whether it was playing with 8" figures donning cloth outfits and squishy heads, or 3 3/4" figures with bent knees and oddly sculpted left hands. (You know… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • September 1, 200811 Comments
I have Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars on the brain lately, and while looking around the web stumbled upon this: [youtube]rLiOSDZKLX4[/youtube]   Which appears to be a crazy French commercial for the tail-end of the Mattel Secret Wars line! Notice how it shows the Euro only figures of Iceman and Electro. And highlights Black Spider-Man… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • August 30, 20081 Comment