Tag: action figures

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
This one is a little tricker because Mattel’s booth was still closed so Mike was looking at the BACK of the figures through the display so we can’t vouch 100% on this list.  But here’s what Mike thinks he saw new for the Mattel 3 3/4" DC Infinite Heroes line: Dr. Fate The Spectre Lex…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2008
  Preview Night hasn’t even begun yet, but once again Mike aka SDComics our "man on the inside" has give us a BUNCH of scoops of what you will see when the doors open tonight!   Marvel Legends  WalMart Exclusive Wave- Ares Build-a-figure wave (8 figures) Kang (looks like it’s a re-release of the Toy…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
July 22, 2008
We look ever forward in this hobby.  SDCC is 24 hours away as I write this and, as we do each year, we’ll all be hunched over our monitors hitting Refresh every minute or so on any number of FireFox tabs.   I’m not downing the practice, I’ll be doing it along with everyone else,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2008
 It’s only about 48 hours until Preview Night begins for San Diego Comic Con 2008, and the guys at Four Horsemen Toy Design want you to pay them a visit at the big show.    The Four Horsemen will again be sharing a booth at Comic Con with their old pals at AFX (http://www. ActionFigureXpress.com)….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2008
The team at AFI has put together some amazing panels for Comic Con this year, chocked full of stuff you’ve never seen ANYWHERE before.   I don’t think I’m over selling these when I say these are going to blow your doors off! First, on Friday is the Action Figure Insider: Behind the Plastic: The Golden…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
ACTION FIGURES   JLA CLASSIFIED: CLASSIC SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES Based on the art of Ed McGuinness Some of the most requested DC Direct action figures are back by popular demand! These classic interpretations of some of the core Justice League characters have been revamped and reactivated with enhanced, revised colors.   Perfect for both…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
Mezco Toyz proudly announces their 3rd installment of collectible figures from NBC’s #1 rated, Emmy Award winning TV series; HEROES. Series 3 of the 7inch tall, highly detailed, collectible figures includes: Kensei Hiro- Acquiring new armor after traveling in time to 1671. Kensei Hiro comes complete with samurai battle armor, alternate head with helmet, removable…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
HOLLYWOOD, CA., JULY 16, 2008 – The brainchild of producer and actor Jason Lenzi, Bif Bang Pow! – which enjoys exclusive distribution through Entertainment Earth – has in a few short years become nothing less than a superhero within the action figures and collectibles universe. And nowhere will this little company’s big-time accomplishments be more in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2008
  This year’s San Diego Comic Con promises to be one of the largest undertakings in geek and pop-culture history!  DST’s plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, contests, panels, a blood drive, free giveaways and the launch of a brand new website!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2008
There was buzz around the interwebs today  about Hasbro’s 25th Anniversary G.I.Joe mail in "Doc" figure selling out.   Word has it some folks were getting notification of there them selling through.  We got good news today from the GI Joe PR crew:   Dear G.I. JOE fans,   Thank you for your support at JoeCon….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2008
This deluxe figure stands over 13inches. From the mind of visionary director Guillermo del Toro, this hauntingly designed figure features an eyeless face, razor-sharp teeth, and poseable, eye-adorned wings that span approximately10inches. Intricately sculpted with a remarkable attention to detail, a must-have collectible for every Hellboy fan.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2008
This year, Toynami will have its biggest presence ever at Comic-Con International: San Diego, and coming along with it is our biggest assortment of show-exclusive product! Available at the Toynami booth will be products from our special guest Tamashii, Bandai’s exciting new collector-focused label. Tamashii will also be showing exciting new prototypes, products and dioramas…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Try as they might, the Four Horsemen weren’t able to get the dark overlord, Scarabus, from their Gothitropolis property produced in time for the 2008 San Diego Comic Con. But Scarabus’ evil minions, the Time Keepers, wouldn’t miss the chance to wreak havoc on the event!    That doesn’t mean that fan-chosen Scarabus is completely…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Shocker Toys steps up with the hottest exclusive figures this summer: Metalocalypse Limited to 500 sets, selling for $80 and available only at San Diego Comic Con Booth #3849. This all-new line features fully painted vinyl action figures of Dethklok, the undisputed greatest animated metal band in the galaxy featured on Adult Swim’s hit series,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2008
New York- Standing beneath the towering visage of a glowering Hellboy, Mezco’s Director of Special projects “handed off” various items from the new Hellboy 2:The Golden Army line of action figures to representatives from Museum of the Moving Image. Among the items donated were prototypes of the new film’s main characters; Hellboy, Abe Sapien, Liz,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2008
Yesterday’s announcement from Mattel on their upcoming collector’s website was a bombshell of joy for most collectors, but now the questions arise on how it will work and what does it mean to all of us rabid collectors?  I know I had quite a few questions and I was seeing more on our message boards,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Hey toy fans of all ages, Well it is that time again. Mattel is gearing up for our really big show down in San Diego at the annual Comic Con July 23-27th 2008. We’ll be there in full force with the largest booth presence we’ve ever had to meet and greet toy fans of all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 the Marvel Team from Hasbro updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1. What are the chances of a 3 3/4 Iron Man in the Hulk movie line? Are there more 3 3/4 figures planned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Iconic STAR WARS™ Starship Toy Undergoes Major Overhaul  Pawtucket, Rhode Island, July 1, 2008 — Updating the fan-favorite MILLENNIUM FALCON for the first time since its introduction in 1979, Hasbro is launching the largest MILLENNIUM FALCON toy to ever travel the galaxy.  The new STAR WARS LEGACY COLLECTION MILLENNIUM FALCON includes electronic lights and sounds,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:  Q1A: I would like to know if there are any plans for alternate masks for the joker goons in the Dark Knight Movie…

 

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