Today marks my wrap up of my Gen Con 2010 reports. Thanks to those who have been reading these, commenting, emailing, tweeting and whatnot.  It’s appreciated. I wanted to use my blog here at AFi to share my passion for gaming. I think that gaming has a lot of crossover appeal to the toy… Read More
Jeff Cope • August 13, 2010No Comments
With the news of his passing this morning and the start of Celebration V today in Florida, I though it might be nice to look at some of Eddie and his brother Jason’s work with some of the Star Wars licensors.   Eddie loved Star Wars and even has a series of sizable Star Wars… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 13, 2010No Comments
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 12, 201011 Comments
I’ll have more to say on this soon, right now I just miss my friend.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 12, 2010No Comments
  Today I am continuing my series of reports on the recent Gen Con gaming convention held over August 5 – 8 in Indianapolis, Indiana. This time out I’ll be looking at Dream Pod 9 and their Heavy Gear line of products and WorldWorks Games who make the finest in PDF terrain around! Keep reading! Read More
Jeff Cope • August 12, 2010No Comments
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Daniel Pickett • August 12, 2010No Comments
Introducing the 2.5" Junior Club Qee Bear designed by Mathilde Sijtsma. The Groninger Museum Junior Club is a special organization for children ages 7-12 in the Netherlands. The club holds workshops for the children to create art meeting actual artists and holding special exhibits while discovering more about the Groninger Museum and the artwork collection…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 11, 2010No Comments
  Welcome to my third report on Gen Con, the largest gaming convention in North America, which was held this past August 5-8 in Indianapolis, Indiana. If you missed them, Report #1 can be found here, and Report #2 here. FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES   In this installment I am going to be taking a look… Read More
Jeff Cope • August 11, 2010No Comments
Held at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC GreenLight offers Custom Promo Car for Event only   Asheville, NC (August 10, 2010) Tis’ the season of car shows and GreenLight Collectibles does not want to miss out on the excitement.  GreenLight was approached by Joe Grace, President of the Blue Ridge Mustang Club of Asheville(BRMCOA)… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 10, 2010No Comments
–Interactive LEGO mural building event supports ‘The Empire Gives Back’ and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital–   ORLANDO (August 13th, 2010) – To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, LEGO Systems, Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd. are summoning the force of LEGO® and STAR WARS fans and families to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 10, 2010No Comments
San Diego Comic-Con 2010 has passed, but if you were not able to attend or you missed out… You have a second chance to pick up the Toys“R”Us Exclusive "Convention Nerd" from Jazwares! Available exclusively online at http://www.toysrus.com/ product/index.jsp?productId= 4255491 Now, fans can recreate their favorite Robot Chicken parodies, such as the Nerd’s visit to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 10, 2010No Comments
Ahoy Maties! Prepare yourself for a voyage like none other as Toy2R invites you along with JonPaul Kaiser and his 8” Zombie Pirate Qee. Be on ye guard though, ya shouldn’t turn yer back on him. Begad! He’s a zombie!  Taken from an original illustration submission, this piece will mark the first of several new… Read More
Daniel Pickett • August 10, 2010No Comments