Custom Con 21 is in full swing over at Joe Acevedo’s site.  They are already up to the day 4 listings so there’s lots of great stuff to see!   Check it out at this link.   And don’t forget the deadline is approaching for our own AFI JLU Custom Showcase.   I’ve seen a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 9, 2008No Comments
One of my current favorite books is  Superman/Batman. The concept seems like a no brainer.  Put DCs top 2 characters in the same book.  Its been done before.  When I was younger, the same concept was called "Worlds Finest."  Sometimes an idea is so good it strikes gold twice. Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • October 8, 20085 Comments
Second Chapter of “Watchmen” Motion Comics Now Available on iTunes and other Digital Distributors   Burbank, Calif., October 8, 2008 – Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution today announced the renowned graphic album “Batman: Black & White” and graphic novel “Superman: Red Son” are being developed into short-form digital Motion Comics.  In addition the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2008No Comments
LOS ANGELES (October 7, 2008) – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in North America, is now offering the FINAL FANTASY® XI 14-Day Free Trial. Requiring no credit card to register, players can visit the world of Vana’diel® for up to 14 days and experience this evolving online universe. Only… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2008No Comments
For some reason, they won’t let me forget.  I hate the story, "Identity Crisis", in so many ways.  But that is not my issue today.  My issue today is that DC won’t just let me forget it and move on.  This once declared "stand alone story", has become almost a cornerstone of the DCU at… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • October 5, 200814 Comments
DST’s next Battlestar Galactica Minimates release will be the New Caprica Minimates Box Set! This set was recently announced at the newly relaunched Art Asylum website. The next release in the line will be the aforementioned New Caprica box set – featuring the highly-requested civilian versions of both Colonel Tigh and Starbuck as well as… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 5, 2008No Comments
From iTunes to streaming video and exclusive, online content, STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS not only premieres tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network, but also paves the way for the most extensive digital distribution effort in the history of Lucasfilm Ltd.. Beginning Saturday, Oct. 4, each week’s new episode will be available at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2008No Comments
UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE!!! Registration is over! But some states have same day registration (meaning you can register when you actually vote) so go check it out if you didn’t get registered in time. UPDATE UPDATE!!! You only have 1 more day to register to vote in most states! You must mail your registration form by… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • October 3, 2008No Comments
Looks like Minimates are about to enter a War Zone of their very own!  Based on this year’s Marvel sequel, the Punisher returns to the Marvel Minimates line with this Punisher: War Zone Minimates Box Set! Due out on December 5, Punisher: War Zone reunites us with Frank Castle – this time played by Rome‘s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 2, 2008No Comments
NEW YORK, Oct 01, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) and its Fisher-Price(R) division made headlines today at the Time to Play(TM) press conference held in New York City, announcing Elmo Live, Laugh & Learn(TM) Smart  Bounce & Spin Pony(TM) and Hot Wheels(R) Turbo Driver(TM) Controller to be some of this holiday season’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 2, 2008No Comments
Some of the most ground-breaking and innovative comic book characters in history will be coming to Diamond Select Toys in 2009!  Based on the immortal works of Will Eisner, we are very excited to announce a new line of Minimates featuring none other than Denny Colt – more famously known as The Spirit! Beginning in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 2, 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) Why was the Holiday Hal Jordan figure included in Mattel’s JLU showcase at SDCC? If he’s such a no-no(from DC/WB’s point of view), then why put him in there? Was… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 1, 2008No Comments