Tag: action figures

 

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
November 16, 2013
Despite being shown a much wider variety of characters, including the entire company of dwarfs this year at Toy Fair, The Bridge Direct took to their official Facebook page to re-emphasize to fans that what is out in stores now is all we will see for 2013 from their “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2013
2EarlEWareIII1 It’s been a long time coming, but the massive Marvel Select photo contest is finally finished! We went through all of the entires and picked out the three best, based on a variety of criteria, including pose, lighting, composition, complexity and innovation. Read on to see who the winners were! The second runner up was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2013
We were sent the news of this interesting new Kickstarter campaign that seemed right up the alley of AFi readers.  And since the project coordinator hails from my hometown, well… I have to support the home team!   Check out the information below on the BMOGS and get in on the ground level!  Robot animals that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2013
NECALogo   Hillside, NJ – November 12, 2013 – National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), entertainment conglomerate and global leader in licensed consumer goods, has partnered with 343 Industries for a new worldwide merchandise program for “Halo®”, the award-winning franchise that has shaped video game and entertainment history. “We are thrilled to be part of a franchise…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2013
Today, on their official Facebook page, the Four Horsemen gave fans and Kickstarter backers an update on the Gothitropolis Ravens figures:   We know a lot of you have been awaiting news on the production progress of our Gothitropolis Ravens action figures. Well, we got an incredible package delivered to the studio a couple days…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2013
Thor: The Dark World is now out in theaters, and that means Diamond Select Toys can finally reveal the top-secret accessory included with their Marvel Select Jane Foster figure! In addition to her regular head, Jane comes with an alternate head, with piercing blue eyes to reflect her possession by the Aether. Both heads are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2013
DCComics_WonderGirl_AF Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Collectibles.  These products will appear and be available to pre-order in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores mostly in May 2014 (but Arkham Origins Killer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2013
DCCNew52TTitans1 Last week on the official DC Collectibles Facebook page the ran another of their “Spoiler Alert” sneak peek series of photos.   This time it was for a trio of figures: The New 52 Teen Titans.    The press were shown these figures as an advanced sneak peek back at DCC’s press event at SDCC but we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
We were sad to hear the news this week that Canadian retailer Legends Action Figures will be closing their doors and their web-store later this month.   Steve and the Legends team are great folks and were one of the original sponsors of AFi when we launched.    It’s a blow to the community to loose another…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– 1:15 KARR WITH LIGHTS AND SOUNDS Diamond Select’s new version of KITT’s nemesis measures 14″ long with lights and sounds, including dialogue.  It is listed at $49.99, $10 off the MSRP. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC12066&mode=retail PSYLOCKE 12″ STATUE – X-FORCE VERSION This X-Men telepath is shown here in her black X-Force costume, with a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2013
DCSCLogo-500x145 While I was at the Mattel booth yesterday at Comikaze 2013 I was talking to Scott aka Toy Guru and he gave me a little hint that we might still be getting one last unannounced surprise for fans of DCUC and the DC Signature Classics line. After the panel he said to me: I’m really…

 

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