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by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2014
SDCCSup7Eggs2 I stood in line for an hour and a half on Preview Night to get my 4 ReAction SDCC exclusive ‘blind bagged’ Alien eggs.  Who did I get?  Watch and find out!  


by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2014
Comic-Con-Logo The 2014 San Diego Comic Con is almost here, and the news and updates are coming fast and furious!   We will be covering the show not just through the main site here, but also through all of our social media handles.  Take a moment, before all the chaos starts and Like, Friend, and Follow us…


by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2014
afi_newlogo AFI’s “After Dark” Panel Series kick off at SDCC 2014   Have you always wanted to see Action Figure Insider’s toy industry panels, but couldn’t get away from the con floor and all of  other events of the day to see them? This year, after the show floor closes, get off your feet for a…


by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of the anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we put together something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and toy…


by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2013
ImaginextLogo Anyone who visits the toy isles knows that Imaginext is a kids line started by Fisher-Price that is meant for children ages 3-8.    But it’s the kind of line you see on the shelves and think “Aw, man!  I would have LOVED that as a kid!”  Some of us are old enough to have kids…


by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2013
I meant to post this during our 8th Anniversary celebration but time got away from me.   But there’s no time like the present!   Shortly after I got back from New York Toy Fair in February I was asked to be a guest on the Bill Leff Show on WGN radio to talk about what…


by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2013
AFi8thScoopbanner-500x662.png DAY 3 Today’s scoop is a San Diego Comic Con Exclusive reveal from our pals at NECA… and it’s AWESOME! To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the breakthrough fan film  Batman: Dead End by Sandy Collora and the success of the “Big Red” Predator Action Figure last Fall in series 7,  NECA is proud to…


by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
AFi8thScoopbanner-500x661.png DAY 2  For those of us that have been Minimates collectors from the begining we remember Star Trek as being one of the original licenses that Art Asylum applied to the format.  This is back when Minimates were the larger 2″ format.   There was also another very successful run for several years that ran almost…


by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2013
AFi8thScoopbanner-500x66.png DAY 1 Hey everyone!   Welcome to the launch of Action Figure Insider’s 8th Anniversary Celebration.  As has been the case for the past seven years, on the week of our anniversary we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of new, exclusive news on all your…


by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2012
AFIPumpkin-500x524.jpg Wishing all of you a happy and safe Halloween!


by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2012
DannyArtShow1-664x1024.jpg For those of you familiar with his photography in his Men of Action Blog here on AFi know the stunning action figure based photography that Danny Neumann does.  Tonight opens his very first gallery show of his action figure based photography.   If you are in the greater Phoenix area I strongly encourage you to check…


by Daniel Pickett
September 6, 2012
We were down for roughly 48 hours due to a SNAFU with the domain registrar.   2 days, 100 phone calls and a dozen emails later and we are back in action and ready to keep bringing you the best darn toy news on the internet! Thanks everyone for your patience.


by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
 The Tournament of Nerds is excited to announce two free shows during San Diego Comic-Con – Thursday July 12th and Saturday July 14th. The best part? These shows are open to the public and 100% free!!  Attendees do not need to have a Comic-Con badge to attend our shows! Warner Bros. presents: Tournament of Nerds When: Thursday July 12th…


by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about more great new preorders, new arrivals, and a new sale. —————————- Prices Reduced – 4700 items! —————————- We’ve reduced prices 15% to 20% on over 4700 older items!   We have 40 featured items and the 4700 other items are sorted by discount on our sale menu….


by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2012
What started out as an experiment by Jason and Peter as part of our Toy Fair coverage has now become an integrated part of the site- You guys said you liked it and wanted it to stick around and we listened!  Our Toy Fair Talk board is now just the “Toy Talk” board.  It’s a…


by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories:None Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite head and lower torso Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive wave.   THE PACKAGE    


by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2011
Today we have 2 copies of the BRAND NEW,  just released  "Avengers: The Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" DVD sets to give away to 2 lucky AFi readers!!    Earlier today we posted the announcement of the release of both volumes of the new Avengers animated series, along with the cover art and a clip of the…


by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2011
I was lucky enough to be asked back to do another action figure segment on G4’s ‘Attack of The Show’ earlier this month. As I have mentioned before the bad, bad people at Directv have robbed me of the ability to watch anything on G4, much less my own appearance.  But the good people at…


by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2011
Hey all, Daniel aka Julius here. I’ve taped my second segment about action figures for G4’s ‘Attack of the Show’ and it’s supposed to air on today’s show.   I CAN’T watch it because Directv still hasn’t reinstated  G4tv on their channel line up (booooo!), so you guys will have to watch it for me…


by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2011
Sure we’ve been running this fan bracket since last year!  But you can’t rush perfection! Actually ‘real life’ has been rearing it’s ugly head for most of the staff lately so our DCUC Fan Bracket has stretched out a lot longer than we expected.  But, never fear,  it’s back on track now and we are…