Please check out the new site that our friend Peter Go (of AFHub.com) just launched: www.DCUC.info Inspired a great deal by Jason Geyer’s Super Powers archive, Peter felt this great new line from Mattel and the Four Horsemen needed a definitive archive of its own. It’s still very much a work-in-progress, but there is much… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2008No Comments
January 8, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces Order 66, the next scheduled release of the Star Wars™ PocketModel™ trading card game (TCG), to arrive in stores March 2008. Chancellor Palpatine’s treachery has been revealed, and the annihilation of the Jedi rebellion is imminent with the execution of Order 66.  Fight the military response with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 9, 2008No Comments
Really HasbroCollectors.com?   Seriously? So just before the holidays I placed a fairly large order of Star Wars figures and a few Marvel Legends I was missing because I had two codes that when used together gave me about 25% off my full order. I got the majority of the order in one box, about… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 9, 2008No Comments
Next in DST’s continuing line of Movie Minimates releases comes this Minimates set based on the thrilling 1991 Academy Award-winning Best Picture “The Silence of the Lambs”! Prepare to explore the darker side of humanity with this Minimates box set featuring Clarice Starling, the twisted Dr. Lecter, Buffalo Bill and the ingenious Hannibal the Cannibal!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 8, 2008No Comments
Mattel has provided us with carded images of the new  heroes in The Batman line.  Shipping right now to stores are Green Lantern and Hawkman.  These were mostly found at Targets and Wal-Marts around the holidays.    And coming right behind them are The Flash, Martian Manhunter and Superman.  We were told these were coming… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 8, 2008No Comments
Iconic Toy Maker’s 60th Year Of Engaging America’s Young And Old With A Yearlong Celebration That Includes Online Commercial Contests, Special 60th Anniversary Products And A Search For The Next Great Kid Toy Inventor EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WHAM-O, Inc., the originator of innovative outdoor fun, is marking its 60th year of engaging kids of all ages… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 7, 2008No Comments
Mattel has given us the exclusive first look at the Wave III Variants for their new DC Universe Classics line.   Fans will now have the opportunity to get Deathstroke aka Slade Wilson unmasked and Sinestro in his recent SINESTRO CORPS uniform.  The gang over at Toy Fare broke the first pictures of this wave, and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 3, 2008No Comments
The New Year’s traveling cut short my blogging time the past couple of days, so I’m a bit behind the schedule I had planned to keep.  So I think I’ll write a few extra posts over the next week to catch up. One thing I did see over the holidays was this crazy toy on… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • January 2, 2008No Comments
We’re testing some cool new things here at the ol’ AFI, so you shouldn’t read too much into todays’ poll…or should you? Enjoy! Opinion Polls & Market Research Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • January 2, 2008No Comments
As most of you have read, I’m currently back in Oklahoma celebrating the  holidays with my family and old friends. Once again I have access to Walmarts (which are few and far between in the Los Angeles area) and several Targets… and I have to tell you, I’m having MUCH better luck finding stuff here… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 30, 2007No Comments
I don’t feel like going overboard on a big blog post today, so instead I’ll just gather a few neat things I’ve seen around the web recently. First, Christophe of the Hall of Justice webpage has made a couple of really nice visual checklists for Mattels’ JLU and DCSH/DCUC lines. Click on each one to… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • December 30, 20072 Comments
Recently a person who had been banned some time ago from the AFI forums wrote to demand that he be let back on the forums. Never mind the fact that he was warned multiple times before being banned (and the fact that almost no one goes far enough to even get banned from AFI) or… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • December 29, 20079 Comments