Tag: action figures

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2008
As I was running errands over the weekend I stopped be a recently stocked Toys R Us and lucked into the other new heroes in The Batman line- The Superman, The Flash and The Martian Manhunter.  We had carded pictures of these figures up on the front page last week, but I hadn’t seen any…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2008
dcuc_frontpage.jpg Please check out the new site that our friend Peter Go (of AFHub.com) just launched: www.DCUC.info Inspired a great deal by Jason Geyer’s Super Powers archive, Peter felt this great new line from Mattel and the Four Horsemen needed a definitive archive of its own. It’s still very much a work-in-progress, but there is much…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2008
Really HasbroCollectors.com?   Seriously? So just before the holidays I placed a fairly large order of Star Wars figures and a few Marvel Legends I was missing because I had two codes that when used together gave me about 25% off my full order. I got the majority of the order in one box, about…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2008
Mattel has provided us with carded images of the new  heroes in The Batman line.  Shipping right now to stores are Green Lantern and Hawkman.  These were mostly found at Targets and Wal-Marts around the holidays.    And coming right behind them are The Flash, Martian Manhunter and Superman.  We were told these were coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2008
Mattel has given us the exclusive first look at the Wave III Variants for their new DC Universe Classics line.   Fans will now have the opportunity to get Deathstroke aka Slade Wilson unmasked and Sinestro in his recent SINESTRO CORPS uniform.  The gang over at Toy Fare broke the first pictures of this wave, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2007
As most of you have read, I’m currently back in Oklahoma celebrating the  holidays with my family and old friends. Once again I have access to Walmarts (which are few and far between in the Los Angeles area) and several Targets… and I have to tell you, I’m having MUCH better luck finding stuff here…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2007
Just in time for the holidays!   We have an exclusive interview with Round 2 Corp, the new company that brought Rudolph and Charlie Brown back to store shelves, and started off strong with their brand new Frosty products.  We find out who they are, where they came from and what’s next for Round 2…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2007
Here’s a great idea made better.  We all remember the old Rock’em Sock’em Robots (by Marx!) and spent many an afternoon pummeling our opponent.  But what if you could open that "arena" up and REALLY get to some robot bashing?!?!  That’s the idea behind Johnny Lightnings new BATTLE WHEELS. These are collectible remote controlled,fighting robots…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2007
Here is the latest round of DC Direct products from their new solicitations.    ACTION FIGURES    JUSTICE SERIES 8 ACTION FIGURES Designed by Alex Ross  The best-selling action figure line from the hugely popular JUSTICE series reaches its amazing conclusion with four new figures! Includes:  Supergirl • 6.5” h Batgirl • 6.5” h Toyman…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
December 17, 2007
Over the past 15 or so years every new superhero toyline that springs up has been anointed as "the new Super Powers" by someone or other. I’ve always argued against it in every case, or just plain laughed it off. While Super Powers might not be able to compare to today’s manufacturing techniques that allow…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2007
Once again, action figure fans have made their voices heard in the Four Horsemen’s on going FANtastic Exclusive project, and the winning character of round2 voting came barreling through with a landslide win over his competitors. You FANtastic FANatics certainly have a dark side… The evil overlord, Scarabus, from the Four Horsemen’s property “Gothitropolis” won…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2007
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Delivers the ABC’s of Toy Safety WASHINGTON, D.C. – As gift-givers shop for that perfect toy this holiday season, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is emphasizing the importance of shopping safely. Knowing your ABC’s…

 

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