Tag: action figures

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 29, 2010
There has been lots of talk about the peg holes in the Brave and Bold line.  Some of us like them.  Some do not.  In my opinion, the two Metal Men showcase the worst and best use of this feature in the line.     Your typical basic figure comes with one plug in accessory…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2010
“Kick-Ass”, the action-adventure movie from Lionsgate and Matthew Vaughn, is a twisted high-octane adventure that redefines the “super hero” genre, based on the popular comic by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.    Kick-Ass, a.k.a. Dave Lizewski is an average teenager and avid comic-book fan, who decides to become a real-life superhero, Kick-Ass! With no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2010
R6258_Optik.jpg Mattel updated their Facebook page this week to remind fans of the dates and products that will be available for their MattyCollector.com April and May sales. Toy Fans, Just a reminder that our next sale is Monday, April 19th. Items we’ve confirmed will be ready to ship include: Wun-Dar™ & Map of Eternia® (Club Eternia™…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2010
In their latest newsletter the good people at Hot Toys are teasing their upcoming Whiplash figure from their Iron Man 2 line.   We’ve already seen what an amazing job they have done on War Machine, we have no doubt that Whiplash will be equally as incredible! Guess who he is? An electrical technician, weapon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2010
Ever wonder what the new MOTUC Moss Man might have looked like had Mattel made the decision NOT to flock the figure?   The card back of the upcoming Weapons Pak #1 shows fans what might have been with a totally unflocked version of Moss Man.  I wonder if he’s still pine scented in this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   All products listed below are scheduled to to ship and be in stores August 2010.  The following solicits…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
First iPhone App for Action Figure Collectors Photos and values from 35,000 action figure database available anytime, anywhere ATLANTA — March 17, 2010 — Collector-ActionFigures (www.Collector-ActionFigures.com) today announced immediate availability the first iPhone application for action figure collectors. With the new “Action Figure Collector” application, sharing your collection, looking up detailed information, and taking pictures of your action figure collection has never…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Earlier this year Lego announced their new line called HERO FACTORY.  We got to see some of the heroes last month at Toy Fair.   Now Lego brings on the bad guys and lets us reveal the line-up of VILLIANS! And if that weren’t enough we also give you a look at the first two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Mattel posted a quick note this morning on their Facebook page to clarify for fan their presence at the C2E2 show in April . Mattycollector fans, Just a quick note for those of you who will be attending the C2E2 convention in April. Mattel will have a presence at the convention in the form of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2010
Catching up a bit on some older figures we have the Cyborg Superman from DC Direct’s Green Lantern wave 3. This is the second version of the Cyborg Superman that DC Direct has released.   The first version was in his original "Reign of the Supermen" deco.   This version is in his Sinestro Corps uniform from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2010
R6259_Keldor_pkgBK.jpg Earlier this week on their Facebook page, the gang at Mattel gave fans their first look at a packaged sample of Keldor as well as a look at his bio. MOTU Fans, For longer than we can remember, the background of Keldor™ has been shrouded in mystery… but in preparation of his arrival on June…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2010
Wave5_metallo.jpg We all remember the struggle it was to find a complete set of the first Walmart exclusive wave of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics.   Wave 5 was the bane of many collectors and many still have holes in their collection from this wave.  Several of the figures are unreasonably expensive on Ebay currently.    It took…

 

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