Over the holiday break I managed to sneak away from of my loved ones long enough to crank out this sneak peek feature on the upcoming DCUC Wave 7 Big Barda figure sculpted by the Four Horsemen.  You can check it out and see all of the pictures over at my blog. And if that… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 28, 2008No Comments
  The day after Christmas Mattel and Matty dropped this bomb on JLU collectors all over the world: Hey JLU Collectors, We already revealed quite a lot at SDCC 2008 of our 2009 line up, but wanted to give everyone a little holiday treat before the New Year. Take a gander at the image! We… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 28, 2008No Comments
Mezco presents The Spirit movie product based on the upcoming big budget December 2008 film, a sinister gut wrenching tale of a hero born, murdered and born again. Written and directed by genre-twister Frank Miller.    This deluxe 12" scale vinyl figure is fully articulated & comes with a highly detailed real cloth trench coat,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 28, 2008No Comments
Just before the holidays I got a package from Mattel.  One of the most surprising things in the box was a carded sample from DC Universe Classics Wave 7. The week before the holidays,  I had visited a local comic shop that is located up the street from Mattel HQ.  On display in the shop,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 28, 200822 Comments
Every JLU 3 pack seems to have a character in it you already have.  I know, its been that way since the beginning.  Mattel felt that the main characters for the show were needed to keep the line selling to Moms and Grandpas.  Then one day they decided to throw us collectors a bone.  A ‘collector… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • December 27, 20085 Comments
It’s getting hard for a news website to keep up with it all!  Below you will see the new images of the new Movie Masters figures, but in addition to that Mattel and MattyCollector launched a new Facebook page for Matty. If you are signed up with Facebook you can find his profile here- Matty’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 26, 20083 Comments
We wish you a very Merry Christmas (Festivus/Kwanzaa/Time Travel Hannukah) this year, and lots of wishes that everyone is getting whatever they wanted, but more importantly what they needed this very dismal year. To remind everyone just what this holiday means, we’d like to present to you this heartwarming tale of the homeless bathing with… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • December 25, 20081 Comment
  We wish you all the warmest and happiest holiday season. Thank you to everyone that reads the site, sends us info, posts on the boards, and contributes to our community.   We love the site, we love toys and we love that you make our site a part of your hobby and your Internet… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 25, 2008No Comments
http://www.newsarama.com/comics/120817-JLA-McDuffieB.html Looks like time for a new lineup. This reminds me of two other JL eras. 1. Detroit, after the Satellite era disbanded. 2. International, which brought us out of the Detroit disaster. Writer Grant Morrison showed us how good a JLA based on the founding team could be. Joe Kelly reminded us that if… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • December 24, 20088 Comments
Thank you to everyone for reading, linking, digging, forwarding, asking, offering, helping, posting and being a part of our community here at AFI.   And on the off chance you have forgotten "the reason for the season," let me jog your memory with the story of the birth of Jesus… as told entirely with Lego…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 24, 2008No Comments
I thought this was an interesting article in the LA Times this week. For that special someone who has everything: Custom Lego portraits Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 23, 2008No Comments
While this year has been less than stellar for most people, you cannot help but be hopeful of the future when you watch this incredibly inspiring speech: [youtube]d6wRkzCW5qI[/youtube] Happy Holidays, Folks! Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • December 23, 20086 Comments