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by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
CALIFORNIA HERE WE COME!   It’s true, we’re packing up the Silver Streak and getting ready for Comic-Con International, which you might know better as San Diego Comic-Con. We’ll have great new product on display courtesy of our distributor, Diamond, at the Diamond Booth. And we’ve just been green-lit for the Captain Action Panel! It’s…


by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Well, we missed a Monday, but we didn’t skip a week for a new episode! I still count that in the ‘win’ column. I could roll out all the clichés like “you can’t rush perfection” or “better late than never,” but the truth is Jason… well, he explains what happens in the episode so I’ll…


by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
I’ve been asked to participate this week as a guest judge this weekend at the Los Angeles UCB theater and their “Tournament of Nerds” show.  Turns out that show creator Justin Donaldson is an AFi reader from the begining and he very graciously asked if I’d participate.  So if you are in the LA area…


by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
As it’s turns out we have a bit more anniversary stuff than we can squeeze into one week.  We have this entry below and several interviews we still need so get to, and there might be one more surprise his week if we can pull it together.   SCOOP WEEK DAY 6 This isn’t a…


by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
This year I thought it would be fun to not only celebrate AFi’s anniversary, but to also reach out to our friends and the toy companies and celebrate their anniversaries and make it one big celebration of milestones. We kick off with Randy Falk of NECA who is celebrating 10 years with NECA.   We’ve known…


by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
AFi SCOOP WEEK DAY 3 I know some fans get bent out of shape about figure variants, repaints and glow-in-the-dark figures, but they are very much a part of action figure history and they aren’t going anywhere. And when they are done correctly they can be an awesome addition to your collection.   NECA has…


by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2012
It was 7 years ago today that AFi first went live on the internets. In that time we have posted 4500+ news stories to the front page. That a little over 1.76 stories a day! We are going to be celebrating our 7 year anniversary with a week long celebration starting this Monday April 23rd….


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
January 18, 2012
Like many other websites, we will be going dark tomorrow in protest to the proposed SOPA and PIPA bills.   This is an important issue that we encourage you to read up on and join in the fight. What is SOPA? We just wanted to give you a heads up so you are not surprised. Get…