Tag: action figure

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2008
Bandai is excited to announce the launch of the Power Rangers Fall Promotion which kicks off this weekend at Disney Store locations in Glendale, CA and Torrance, CA  (were this past weekend 10/24 and 10/25) ; and next weekend in Chicago, IL!   This weekend the “Power Rangers Days” at Disney Store locations give kids the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2008
The 2008 holiday shopping season is here, and on Sunday, the highly anticipated Toys“R”Us Big Toy Book will arrive! With eight extra pages packed with more bikes, more trains, and yes, more video games, it’s the BIGGEST Toy Book ever produced by the company. Value-conscious parents will be just as delighted to find thousands of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2008
CAST-A-WAY TOYS (St. Louis  MO)– Cast-a-Way Toys is following up on its highly successful launch of Captain Action and Dr. Eville with an all new line of Phantom Retro-style action-figures.  Cast-a-Way Toys is partnering with King Features to produce these new 8 inch scaled action figures based on Lee Faulk’s classic Jungle Hero. Arguably the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2008
DC Direct wowed the collecting community this week with giving us our first look at the greatly anticipated "History of the DC Universe" line.    This new line of figures that was mentioned in passing in an interview with DC Direct before Comic Con, and became one of the most talked about in the company’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2008
Below are the DC Direct solicitations for items shipping June 2009.  It includes on the most anticipated lines that DC Direct has ever announced.    ACTION FIGURES   HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES BASED ON THE ART OF GEORGE PÉREZ The first in an ongoing line of action figures that spans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2008
Dream Halloween is right around the corner. This is a fantastic event where Mattel teams created one-of-a-kind collector items to auction off for Children Affected by Aids. This year, among the spectacular toys are two items we showed off first at San Diego Comic Con, the one-of-a-kind Darth Mater and the second and last publically…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2008
Looks like Minimates are about to enter a War Zone of their very own!  Based on this year’s Marvel sequel, the Punisher returns to the Marvel Minimates line with this Punisher: War Zone Minimates Box Set! Due out on December 5, Punisher: War Zone reunites us with Frank Castle – this time played by Rome‘s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2008
Some of the most ground-breaking and innovative comic book characters in history will be coming to Diamond Select Toys in 2009!  Based on the immortal works of Will Eisner, we are very excited to announce a new line of Minimates featuring none other than Denny Colt – more famously known as The Spirit! Beginning in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2008
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1) Why was the Holiday Hal Jordan figure included in Mattel’s JLU showcase at SDCC? If he’s such a no-no(from DC/WB’s point of view), then why put him in there? Was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2008
Vader over at our sister site AFHub has put together a great interview with Hot Toys’ chief sculptor Yulli. Yulli was responsivle for what may end up being the best figure of 2008- Hot Toy’s Bank Robber Joker from The Dark Knight.   Check out this great Q&A with an amazing sculptor here!

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2008
These are the DC Direct Solicitations for items in store May 2009.  It includes and extension of the Superman/Batman line and one of the most anticipated Statues in comic book history!   ACTION FIGURES   SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 7 ACTION FIGURES DESIGNED BY SHANE DAVIS The popular Superman/Batman series of action figures hits lucky 7! From…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2008
Ole’ Matty comes through again and sent us packaged pictures of the fourth wave of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics line, including the variants and KB exclusives.  Sonic Arm Cyborg and Maskless Batman Beyond are the exclusives for KB stores. Captain Atom Gold and Silver will be at a 50/50 ratio, Artemis will be a chase…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 2, 2008
The 2008 Canadian Action Figure Expo has been announced. It will be Sunday, September 28th at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel and Conference Centre. The show features 2 halls filled with dealers selling GIJoe, Star Wars, Transformers, Super Heroes, and tons of other Action Figures and collectibles. Located at 3063 South Service Road the location…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2008
Diamond Select Toys is excited to announce a Minimates first – combining our company’s love of food with our Baltimore heritage like never before!  Available this fall, this special edition "Ace of Cakes" Minimate features the star of the Food Network series (and Baltimore native) – Chef Duff Goldman! Exclusively available through Charm City Cakes,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2008
DST posted some amazing news to their site this week:  Fans of the Star Trek Retro Cloth Figure line and devoted worshippers of all things yesteryear, pay attention!  Re-released for the first time since the 70’s, DST and Emcee Toys will be bringing the Retro Star Trek Bridge Playset to stores early next year! A…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2008
McFarlane Toys’ Halo 3 is quickly becoming one of the most successful licensed lines ever produced by McFarlane Toys. Ever since the March release of our first series of Halo 3 action figures, it seems that everything’s coming up Halo – and people just can’t get enough. Vendors coast to coast have been reporting quick…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2008
We debuted this new (fake) commercial at Comic Con during one of our panels and it was a huge hit.   It was really fun to watch it in a room full of fans.  Usually you just put these sort of things out there on the Internet, and apart from a comment or two you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2008
Mezco Toyz continues their deluxe 9-inch format with The Warriors. Featuring forty points of articulation and highly detailed cloth outfit these figures are sure to please. The 1st figure of the series is the infamous Orphans Leader with straight razor, alternate  fighting hands, and action stand. Figure will ship in early September. Single Figure Case…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2008
With the Warner Bros. film The Dark Knight a box office smash, DC Direct announces a new production run for the sold-out THE DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE.   THE DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE features an intricate fabric costume consisting of a shirt, tie, vest, blazer,…

 

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