You will recall last month, during our 5th Anniversary "Scoop Week," we showed you the new of the newest accessory coming from SpyMonkey Creations -The Villain’s Shield of Destruction and The Hero’s Shield of Deliverance Today is the day you can order them.  And, the best news is no matter what happens today on MattyCollector.com,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 17, 2010No Comments
It’s amazing what you can find out there in the Intertubes. Through a series of links starting initially on Paul Nomad’s (formerly of Action-Figure.com) Facebook page I discovered a new small toy company called ZICA Toys. Upon visiting their site I saw they were hard at work on a couple of very interesting projects. Read More
Jeff Cope • May 17, 201014 Comments
JAZWARES™SELECTED BY TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX LICENSING & MERCHANDISING TO CAPTURE THE EXPLOSIVE ACTION OF THE UPCOMING MOTION PICTURE EVENT THEA-TEAM WITH PREMIERE LINE OF LICENSED PRODUCTS   SUNRISE, FL – April 27, 2010 -Jazwares™, a leader in the consumer products marketplace, has been tapped by Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing) to develop… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 15, 2010No Comments
 Today the gang over at MattyCollector.com posted this double dose of news about this year’s annual KMart Cars event, happening on 6/12.  To see the new countdown clock mentioned below click here.  Cars Fans, Meet our all-new countdown clock, rolled out for the first time to help us track the minutes to the big Cars… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2010No Comments
 Two Finalists to Win VIP Trip to Comic-Con, Winner Gets $20,000 and Joins Pop Culture Icons Erik Estrada, Lou Ferrigno and Charisma Carpenter as Official Butterfinger Defenders   GLENDALE, Calif. (May 13, 2010) – How far would you go to defend your BUTTERFINGER®? Today, Butterfinger and G4, the television network that covers the worlds of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2010No Comments
 The old saying goes, “If a door closes, a window opens.”  Well, Shocker Toys’ latest announcement is living proof of that adage.    The ‘Closed Door’:  Shocker’s Indie Spotlight Series One (The Maxx Series) is being retired.  Several big retailers like Hastings and Toys R Us have bought almost all of the entire remaining product… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2010No Comments
    The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.      Q1) WHEN WHEN WHEN will we see any of the figures from the original fan poll?? That Storm and Silver Samurai were some of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 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. Why is Evil-Lyn’s head cast in navy blue plastic and then painted yellow and not just cast in yellow like her arms and legs? Teela and the Goddess were made with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2010No Comments
 The gang over at the MTV Movie Blog was able to debut the A-Team action figures coming this summer from Jazwares, Inc. for the upcoming movie.  Prototypes of these figures were shown at Toy Fair back in February, but no photography was allowed.  There will be both 3.75" and 12" figures (with talking feature) in the line…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 14, 2010No Comments
When you hear the term ‘boardgame’ what comes to mind? Monopoly? Life? Maybe Risk or even Axis & Allies if you like your games a bit more on the strategic side. I love a good boardgame, but I like my games to be epic.  Thankfully there’s several companies out there producing amazing boardgames that are… Read More
Jeff Cope • May 14, 20103 Comments
Yesterday Diamond Select posted the line up and box art for the 7th series of Toys R Us exclusive Marvel MiniMates on their Art Asylum blog.  Here’s all the details:  The first EVER man on stilts! This is one crazy series! What with all the Colors, Space Travel, and Super Tall Minimates!      … Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 13, 2010No Comments
Hello STAR WARS Fans! It is time to hit your local retail aisles!  Purchase specially marked STAR WARS products for a chance to instantly win a pair of VIP tickets to STAR WARS Celebration V in Orlando, Florida – worth over $600!   Between now and July 26th, look inside STAR WARS Droid Factory Figures,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 12, 2010No Comments