Tag: Action Figure Insider

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2016
lacomicconlogo16 After over a decade of putting together and hosting panels on toys and the action figure industry for San Diego Comic Con and WonderCon, I have been approved to do my first ever panel at Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con! (formerly Comikaze). So, if you are attending the show this Saturday, why not take a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2016
afifreshmonkeyfbchat1 Tonight Bill Murphy of Fresh Monkey Fiction and I will be Facebooḳ live talking toys over on the Action Figure Insider Facebook page at 8:30PM pst. Please join us! We’re currently at 140K so we’re only 5% away from reaching our goal for our current Eagle Force Returns action figure Kickstarter. We just need a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 16, 2014
RetroClothWolverine The good people over at Diamond Select have given us the scoop of being able to show off the first official images and solicitation information for the upcoming Marvel Cloth Retro Wolverine Action Figure Limited Edition Box Set!  Some folks are unofficially calling this new wave of 8″ retro figures ReMego, but I prefer “Mego-esque.”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of the anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we put together something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2013
MattyAFiLogo.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.   Mattel recently changed the guidelines for these Q&As so they only involve items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2013
GoTPodcast1 This past week I was invited by the good folks over at the “Galaxy of Toys” Star Wars Podcast to hang out and talk toys.   Since action figures are one of my favorite things to talk about I readily accepted.   Check out my appearance on episode 15 on the link below and thanks to the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2013
After a two year hiatus “The Collectors Show” is back and I had the honor of being the first guest on the relaunch show back in August.  If you can’t get enough of me talking about toys on my weekly podcast “Geek Shall Inherit” then here’s even more audio of me chatting about one of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2013
  Diamond Select is coming back to Comic-Con International this year, and while we’ve already told you about the exclusives and the exhibits and all that, we haven’t told you about the panels! Check your busy schedules on Saturday and Sunday, because DST has not one, but TWO panels planned, one all about Minimates and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2013
I meant to post this during our 8th Anniversary celebration but time got away from me.   But there’s no time like the present!   Shortly after I got back from New York Toy Fair in February I was asked to be a guest on the Bill Leff Show on WGN radio to talk about what…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to catch up with Jordan Hembrough  aka “The Toy Hunter” star of the Travel Channel’s show of the same name.   Jordan goes way back in the toy world and many of us know him from his collectibles company he founded Hollywood Heroes. The new season of TOY HUNTER…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2012
Happy Monday everyone! Welcome back! The stinging disappointment of “Prometheus” still lingers on a bit, but we are still able to rally and move on to discuss the latest in geek news, pop culture and stuff we LOVE! We are in Comic Con countdown mode as the nerd prom or geek burning man is just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
As it’s turns out we have a bit more anniversary stuff than we can squeeze into one week.  We have this entry below and several interviews we still need so get to, and there might be one more surprise his week if we can pull it together.   SCOOP WEEK DAY 6 This isn’t a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
AFi SCOOP WEEK DAY 3 I know some fans get bent out of shape about figure variants, repaints and glow-in-the-dark figures, but they are very much a part of action figure history and they aren’t going anywhere. And when they are done correctly they can be an awesome addition to your collection.   NECA has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2012
It was 7 years ago today that AFi first went live on the internets. In that time we have posted 4500+ news stories to the front page. That a little over 1.76 stories a day! We are going to be celebrating our 7 year anniversary with a week long celebration starting this Monday April 23rd….

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 14, 2011
DCUC-BRACKET_FINAL_web11.jpg As you have read HERE, the latest AFi Fan Bracket has come to a close.  Well…technically, it close weeks ago, but…anyway, for those keeping score, below is the final image of the Bracket with matchups. click for bigger image Thanks to all of you who supported this Bracket with humor, patience, and understanding.  I am…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2011
I was lucky enough to be asked back to do another action figure segment on G4’s ‘Attack of The Show’ earlier this month. As I have mentioned before the bad, bad people at Directv have robbed me of the ability to watch anything on G4, much less my own appearance.  But the good people at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2008
Custom Con 21 is in full swing over at Joe Acevedo’s site.  They are already up to the day 4 listings so there’s lots of great stuff to see!   Check it out at this link.   And don’t forget the deadline is approaching for our own AFI JLU Custom Showcase.   I’ve seen a…

 

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