2008 marks the return of one of the most important super-teams in the history of the Marvel Universe, and now Diamond Select Toys is bring the Invaders to San Diego Comic Con as never before!  Exclusively available at the biggest convention of the year, DST is proud to announce the all-new Invaders Minimates Box Set!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2008No Comments
After unveiling the incredible line of WATCHMEN MOVIE products at the New York Comic Con and online at EW.com, DC Direct solicits the first wave of products inspired by the upcoming movie in this month’s Previews.   Get ready for a three-month WATCHMEN MOVIE product extravaganza, beginning with items solicited in the June Previews for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2008No Comments
Ka-chow! This Set Races to RLC™ Members on May 20!     “Okay, here we go. Focus. Speed. I am speed.” Those are the opening lines from the Disney/Pixar flick Cars, which became an instant classic among racing fans when it was released in 2006. Well, here’s your chance to be a winner like Lightning,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2008No Comments
Weta will have a Doctor on hand at our stand at the MCM Expo in London this weekend, 24-25 May. Not just any doctor, of course, but the sixth incarnation of the Doctor, Colin Baker. This ties in with the first viewing and European launch of Weta’s range of Doctor Who collectibles. The full range… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2008No Comments
The Most Talented Pokémon Players Will Compete in Los Angeles and New York for a Chance to Battle the Best Players from Japan Bellevue, WA ­ May 15, 2008 ­ Pokémon USA, Inc., has announced the first-ever Video Game Showdown, pitting the most skilled Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl players from the United States and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2008No Comments
Continuuing my 2006 trip to SDCC. – Friday before SDCC Leaving on an Airplane We boarded the plane and then sat on the tarmac for an hour. My wife thinks we could have saved money if we had booked the plane tickets more in advance. Southwest has ‘internet’ fares. Southwest doesn’t connect with some of… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • May 19, 2008No Comments
ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 3 ACTION FIGURES Designed by Ed Benes It’s here – the third series based on the popular DC Comics series, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, written by New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer and illustrated by Ed Benes! Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash and Geo-Force are… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 19, 2008No Comments
SDCC as a Vacation With Convention season upon us, I thought I’d submit this.  I know some of you have seen it before, but we have many new members, who might be contemplating going to SDCC for the first time.  (pic from their official web site: http://www.comic-con.org/cci/ ) In 2005 I thought aboout going to ComicCon… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • May 17, 20081 Comment
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1. Will there be any variations on the SDCC exclusives (Like clear Man-Bat or slimy Grundy) A: King Grayskull will be… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2008No Comments
PopCultureShock Collectibles new Street Fighter ‘Vega’ Statue starts pre-orders on May 15th on www.sideshowcollectibles.com. This 18" mixed-media statue is limited to 400 pieces with a price of $250usd. It also includes a Certificate Of Authenticity signed by Jerry Macaluso.  Jerry didn’t sculpt this one (but it is his new company)…John Cleary gets those kudos and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2008No Comments
Mezco continues to break new ground with the introduction of Roto Busts  "Mezco Roto Busts" update the standard concept of busts by adding articulation and utilizing the latest in cutting edge 21st century roto technology to make a highly detailed, poseable bust that is more affordable than other busts on the market. The new Roto… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2008No Comments
Ol’ Blue Eyes. The Voice, Swoonatra, The Bony Baritone. The Innkeeper, The Groovy Galahad, The Swing-Shift Caruso. Frankie Boy. 10 years ago today the Chairman of the Board passed on. Francis Albert Sinatra died of a heart attack on Thursday night, May 14, 1998. Same night as the final Seinfeld show. With a swagger that… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • May 14, 20083 Comments