Tag: action figures

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2008
AFI EXCLUSIVE – The new DC UNIVERSE CLASSICS Commercial Debut! We have a VERY special treat today! Mattel is letting us debut their new/upcoming commercial for the DC Universe Classics line here on AFI! This is time it’s been seen outside the closed doors of Mattel and you see it here FIRST! It looks like a bit of a throw back to the old Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2008
Inspired by Cartoon Network’s hit television series for boys 6-11, Ben 10™, Bandai America has launched its "Ultimate Alien Hangout"sweepstakes, where one lucky winner will score a Ben 10 room transformation,featuring Ben 10 room décor, artwork and some of action figures. Fans can enter the sweepstakes online at www.bandai.com/ben10/alienhangout for a chance to win the room…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2008
Just posted a new feature on Diamond Select Toys recent MiniMates 4-pack based on Fox’s "24."  This set features Jack, Nina, Kim and David Palmer.  As we all wait for a new season of "24" let’s take a closer look at this fun 4-pack in the Features Section.  Click on the image to read the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2008
This just in from Diamond Select Toys:  Marvel Minimates Series 19 and 20 delivered core members of the Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man casts and increased the number of Marvel Minimates released to over 150.  Not to be outdone in 2008, we have the next waves of two-inch block figures ready to knock your socks off!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2008
Want to check out an episode of the highly anticipated Blue Dragon series before its premiere later this Spring? Cartoon Network will be airing an exclusive sneak peek of Blue Dragon on Friday, March 28 at 11:30 am and Saturday, March 29 at 10:30 pm. The series, which features character designs by Akira Toriyama (Dragon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2008
ToplessRobot.com has a fun feature on the 10 Most Needless Action Figure Additions. It’s a fun read.  See if you agree with #1, then come back here and make your own list in the forums.  And, while you’re over there also check out The 10 Star Wars Toys that Unintentionally Look Like Other Celebrities written…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
On Saturday I spent a few hours wandering around Wizard World LA.  It’s still a very small show, so it was a perfect time to introduce my daughter to the world of comic book conventions.  She even went in costume!   We ran into a few special folks, such as Aaron Douglas aka Chief Tyrol…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
YAMATO USA ONLINE SPECIAL TANDEM TWIN Animal Girls: Dog Annerose Torrance, CA, March 19,2008 –From the weird and wonderful world of TANDEM TWIN, Yamato presents master sculptor Kouichi Yamazaki (TANDEM TWIN)’s latest incarnation: DOG ANNEROSE. Inspired by the German Shepard, this canine cutie is on patrol for all you naughty boys. So be on your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
GN-U DOU: GALAXY CYCLONEBRAIGER – BRAIGER   Yamato Announces the Next Revolution in Action Figures   Torrance, CA, March 18, 2008 – Yamato is pleased to introduce a new revolution in action figures:  The GN-U DOU (GN-U meaning “band of brave warriors”, and DOU “movement” in Japanese).  The GN-U DOUis a tribute to the giant robots…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
NY- Comic-Con returns to New York April18-20th and once gain Mezco will be thrilling collectors with an offering of collectibles exclusive to the event. Sure to excite East Coast collectors, Mezco will be offering notorious B.I.G. aka Christopher G. Wallace.  He’s an all-time great; an unparalleled storyteller, and a man whose talent can only be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2008
As New Dragon Ball Z Action FiguresDebut, Fans Will Soon be Able to Battle with Cards From All ThreeDragon Ball Sagas for the First Time Ever (CYPRESS, CA – MARCH 18, 2008) – With the return of original toy manufacturer Bandai America Inc. to the Dragon Ball Zfranchise, fans can further celebrate with the highly…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2008
New Collectible from McFarlane Toys Brings Xbox 360 Character to Life LOS ANGELES, CA: March 18, 2008 — Entertainment Earth (entertainmentearth.com) and McFarlane Toys (spawn.com) have joined forces to produce an exclusive action figure from developer Bungie’s mega-popular Halo franchise. Based on designs seen in the video game Halo 3 for the Microsoft Xbox 360…

 

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