Torrance Ca. (May 2010)—In the world of highly collectable fashion dolls there is one name that defines the hottest trend of 2010—Pullip.   Pullip is a unique brand of Japanese fashion dolls that are huge in Japan and are now exploding in the United States. They are highly sought after dolls that key into the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 4, 2010No Comments
1:64 Scale Cars on Sale at Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis MARENGO, Ill. – Mecum Collector Car Auctions has teamed up with GreenLight Collectibles, a die-cast car manufacturer based in Indianapolis, Ind., to produce 1:64 scale replicas of select high-profile automobiles sold across the Mecum Auction block.  The limited-edition replica vehicles will be available… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 4, 2010No Comments
Coming this August, your friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man returns in the first Marvel HeroClix set focused on Marvel’s most popular character.  Marvel HeroClix: Web of Spider-Man features 64 new collectible HeroClix figures (56 new sculpts), including characters from throughout Spider-Man’s career.  The set also includes subthemes from Marvel’s Dark Reign and Siege events. The Buy it by the Brick rewards program features… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 4, 2010No Comments
I stopped by my local comic book shop The Comic Bug on Saturday for Free Comic Book Day and one of the special guests was the 2-up DCUC Tomar Re. Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2010No Comments
Hi – Here is a quick update fromhttp://www.bigbadtoystore.com – Hasbro has just announced an amazing huge new batch of items and we’ve just listed preorders for everything.  There are over 150 new listings for Transformers, Star Wars and GI Joe – Please take a look at some of the many new listings mentioned below: ————-… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2010No Comments
As night blankets the sky, the moon rises and so do the dolls of Living Dead Dolls series 19: Children Of The Night. Driven by a hunger that is beyond their control, these little vamps are cursed to an eternal blood lust. This new trichromatic variant set not only features a new black, white, and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2010No Comments
  Last week I followed up on my Marvel Universe toyline top 10 wants from last year (which, you may recall, I was 0 – 11 in my predictions). This time around I’ll be looking at my top 10 Most Wanted DC Universe: Infinite Heroes predictions from a year ago. Read More
Jeff Cope • May 3, 20109 Comments
The Brave and Bold Plastic Man is another figure that uses the "build up, change up, team up" play pattern very well.  Plas comes in two versions, a basic and a deluxe.  At the point of this writing, I have only the basic.  I was going to wait to write this until I got the… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • May 1, 20104 Comments
Forty-two years ago the space race between the United States and Russia was in full swing, and a full wave of action figures known as “The Outer Space Men” was released that caught the imagination of a generation.    Although the initial salvo of characters was well received, the characters that were to be part… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 1, 2010No Comments
MOTUC TYTUS the Giant!   Next up in the AFi archive we have the first of the oversized figures in Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line.    Sold only in Europe in the 1980s, fallen champion Tytus™ is available worldwide for the first time at Mattycollector.com on May17th! As befits the Heroic Giant Warlord, this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2010No Comments
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.        Q1.  You have re-issued some of the harder to get characters from DCSH in two packs in DCUC, but there are still some that people would like to see back out in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2010No Comments
  SCOOP WEEK REVEAL #6 New Accessories from SpyMonkey Creations! Last week Man of Action Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung posted an awesome blog about people that are custom making and selling custom accessories and figures for sale.  This is a field that SpyMagician knows a lot about because he is one of the co-founders of SpyMonkey… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 30, 2010No Comments