SCOOP WEEK – REVEAL #3 The good folks at NECA have given us a great scoop and are letting us announce one of their SDCC 2010 Exclusives- The Liquid Metal T-1000! Here is your exclusive first look!   Includes 5 different hands and pistol 1 pair of "Walking" Hands 1 pair of "Shooting" Hands… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 20, 2010No Comments
5 for 5 Here’s another new feature we’ll be running this week as part of AFi‘s 5 Year Anniversary called "5 for 5."  We asked a wide range of friends in the industry 5 questions about the last 5 years and let them answer however they wanted… Ed Catto is the VP Strategic Marketing at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 20, 2010No Comments
  As part of our 5th Anniversary we are launching a new feature called "Catching Up With…"  In the course of our 5 years here at AFi we have had the privilege of getting to know a lot of great people in the toy industry.  Some we meet at Toy Fair, some we meet at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2010No Comments
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   All products listed below are scheduled to to ship and be in stores December 2010.    ACTION FIGURES… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2010No Comments
  The good folks at Hasbro’s PR have been doing their Spring cleaning.   That means they need to clear out some of the 2009 product they have around to make way for the new 2010 goodies.  They had the awesome idea to give it away to the fans that love their products, and sent us… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 19, 2010No Comments
Once Kenner’s Star Wars kicked open the door to action figure Nir(and, eventually, Nerd)vana in 1977, there were three non-licensed lines that defined and dominated Aisle 7C in the 1980s.  But, once and for all, after all the different permutations and relaunches, which is our favorite? Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • April 18, 201043 Comments
I love the Batman Brave and Bold show.  The lighter tone of most episodes males me happy.  The fact that Cartoon Network has changed the showing frequency so each episode is only aired once makes me unhappy.  I’ve missed two episodes since this decision.  CartoonNetwork.com now has the Shazam episode up, so I was able… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • April 18, 20103 Comments
Julius, Flash Ah-Ahhh, SpyMonkey and CantinaDan chillin’ in a Walmart after attending Anaheim Comic Con 2010 Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 17, 2010No Comments
    Masters of the Universe® Mo-Larr vs Skeletor® Figures ($40) Mo-Larr was featured in the famous (infamous?) episode featured on the DVD release of Robot Chicken Season 2 where he chased down Skeletor® and relieved him of an impacted wisdom tooth, sans numbing agent. Skeletor® features a new head with missing tooth, Havok Staff,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 16, 2010No Comments
DARK HORSE CAPTURES THE WORLD’S MOST NOTORIOUS SERIAL KILLER APRIL 14TH, MILWAUKIE, OR–Dexter Morgan, recently of Miami, is now securely detained and immobilized in a sculptural facsimile limited-edition bust. He is slated for release in July. Dexter Morgan, Miami Metro Police Department blood spatter analyst, has a double life. When he’s not helping the Homicide… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 15, 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. Was there a reason why in the TRU exclusive DCUC vs. MOTU that Superman was exactly the same as the previous release? He was not even given a metallic color treatment to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 15, 2010No Comments
I know a lot of us fans of Diamond Select’s Battlestar Galactica line were worried that the line was going to end before we saw "the old man," but DST came through for us and Commander William Adama is now available at Toys R Us.  The trick is he’s only one per case, in a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • April 15, 2010No Comments