A couple years ago the graphic design studio where I work, Esser Design, launched a self-marketing campaign that conceptually conveyed the message: Stand out from the crowd. We aimed to illustrate the theme through a series of images that portrayed a grouping of items wherein one from the group stood out. The images are simple… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • January 11, 201014 Comments
Our friends over at Hasbro have sent over the latest images of new figures/2-packs and playsets for their popular Super Hero Squad line.  Check out below for what’s new with Super Hero Squad!     More after the jump! Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 11, 2010No Comments
As promised…another blog! Yes, I know…so soon after the first one of the year, too! Well, let me tell you, it’s exhausting work bragging…errr, BLOGGING about the cool stuff I’ve acquired for my collection. It really satisfies my huge ego…errr, makes me humbled to share with my fellow like-minded brethren. Up for showcasing today are… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 10, 20104 Comments
Between showing Battle Cat, the Under the Influence Masters of the Universe art show and us breaking the news of Optikk it has been a very MOTUC weekend here on AFi!   We’re going to keep that Eternian momentum going and show you a closer look at the January MOTUC figure – Adora.   She might… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2010No Comments
If you live in the greater Los Angeles area and have some free time and spare cash then come on down to the Los Angeles Comic Book an Science Fiction Convention at the Shrine Auditorium! <–details and tickets here! (or at the door) Myself, SpyMagician, FreshMonkey, Scott Rodgers, Brian-Man, Flash Ah–ahhhh and several others have… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 9, 2010No Comments
Those camera phone pictures were enough to whet your appetite with the new figures revealed tonight at Gallery1988, but how about some more detailed shots?   Ok .. you asked for it!   OPTIKK   EVIL-LYNN and SCREEECH   There’s more after the jump! Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 9, 2010No Comments
   Here is the new Masters of the Universe Classics figure reveal from the Gallery 1988 art show- Optikk from the New Adventures will be May figure     Here’s a look at both versions of Trap-jaw and the new MOTUC stands available soon on MattyCollector.com.     Here’s another angle on the new MossMan…. Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • January 8, 2010No Comments
Tonight at the Gallery 1988 Masters of the Universe Art Show gallery opening Mattel was supposed to reveal on of the MOTUC Comic Con Exclusives for 2010… but they just updated the Matty Collector Facebook page with this message:   Okay, so for reasons beyond our control it was a no go on the SDCC… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 8, 2010No Comments
— JAKKS-created MONSUNO™ Property Currently in Development; Building to a 2011 North America Launch —   MALIBU, Calif. – January 7, 2010 – JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) announces a strategic partnership with Dentsu Inc., a leading producer of Japanese animation, to produce an animated television series based on MONSUNO™, a new original Boys Action… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 8, 2010No Comments
Following up on the success of last years first collaboration between Eslite, the largest bookstore chain in Taiwan (featuring the largest selection of English language publications), Toy2R has pulled out all the stops to create another amazing set of 2.5" Qees for 2010 to launch its 15th Anniversary celebration.   Using the core Qee characters;… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 8, 2010No Comments
…and we’re back! Boy, that commercial seemed like an eternity, eh? Wait, what? It really HAS been over 5 months since the last highlight? Wow…I’ve been a supreme slack-ass, for sure. Well, rest assured loyal readers (reader?) that one of my (few) New Year’s resolutions is to blog more…to the tune of once a week… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 7, 201015 Comments
 Manufacturer and Cartoon Network Enterprises Announce a New Line of Action Figures, Bobble Heads, and Vehicles Based on the Adult Swim Series, The Venture Bros.   Bif Bang Pow! and Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Adult Swim, blast off for action with today’s partnership announcement that will bring to market a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 7, 2010No Comments