Wow. Three whole years have gone by since the day that Julius Marx decided to set out on his own and take the web by storm. I joined shortly after, and now we have a whole crew of malcontents who strive to bring you nothing but the best in toy shenanigans.   To that… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • April 14, 2008No Comments
  A message from the founders of AFI: So over the course of the past few years that we’ve been working on AFI, Julius Marx and I have had many discussions of what we want the site to be. Foremost in those discussions has been the ideal that AFI would not only be haven for… Read More
AFi Admin • April 13, 2008No Comments
  HasbroToyShop has listed the new wave 3 of the new Indiana Jones 3 3/4" figures on their website: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. It looks like we’re getting Young Indy, Henry Jones, Sr., Elsa Schneider, Col. Vogel, and the Grail Knight. Go check out bigger pics at HasbroToyShop.com and while there take a… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • April 12, 2008No Comments
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Monsoor received the Medal of Honor today in Washington D.C.  He wasn’t there to accept, however – he received the award posthumously. He died a true hero: jumping on a grenade, taking the explosion in order to save his comrades. On September 29, 2006, Michael Monsoor was part of an operation in Baghdad. He was on… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • April 8, 20081 Comment
Cybertron Philippines and SM Megamall presents: THE PHILIPPINE LAUNCHING OF THE IRON MAN MOVIE TOYS! Yes, folks, It’s official! Cybertron Philippines, in cooperation with SM Megamall, will launch the Iron Man Movie Toys.  Details of the event are as ff: Date: April 12, 2008 Venue: Toy Kingdom, SM Megamall There will be lots of activities… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 8, 2008No Comments
This just in from Diamond Select Toys: Though it’s true that Captain America has had better years, it’s finally starting to look up for the patriotic legend. Sure he was forced to go on the run from the authorities, adopt a fake identity and fight his former friends. No problem that he was arrested and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 7, 2008No Comments
If you love custom figure like I do then you won’t want to miss Custom Con 19, running all week long over on RTM.  If you are not familiar with the long runnig tradition of Custom Con it is a faux-Toy Fair, wishfull thinking showcase of great custom figures.   Check out day one here, and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 7, 2008No Comments
Wellington, New Zealand – 3 April 2008. Following the success of their debut range from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, Weta have once again teamed up with Disney Consumer Products and the talented technicians who worked on the highly anticipated sequel releasing this summer, The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 4, 2008No Comments
Over on DST’s MySpace page they posted pictures of the Back To the Future Flux Capacitor that will be shipping next month. Here’s what they say: It’s What Makes Time Travel Possible! We’re hard at work getting ready for New York Comic Con, but we thought we’d take a short break to share pictures of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 4, 20082 Comments
Our friend Toy Guru has updated us on the pannels that Mattel will be participating in at New York Comic Con. Both panels will be on SATURDAY APRIL 19th. 11:00 – 12:00 Mattel and DC Comics – a heroic partnership. You’ve been a fan of Mattel’s popular DC toy lines, now find out the latest… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 3, 2008No Comments
OK, so I’ve been away from the blog for awhile. Work has been kicking my ass, big time. Lots to blog about, lots more unseen concepts to see, and lots to talk about concerning upcoming toy news that we can’t speak of just yet. In the meantime, I’m not sure anything I could write about… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • April 2, 2008No Comments
NY- Mezco Toyz is gearing up for the release of the 1st wave of “Heroes” 7-inch action figures from the hit award-winning NBC series. The first of three assortments planned for 2008 will arrive in stores in June. In a move sure to thrill “Heroes” fans, Toys “R”Us will be offering two exciting exclusive figures:… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 2, 2008No Comments