Tag: Batman

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2008
Happy Birthday Admiral! I don’t think I’ve ever posted the full story on my friend from back home, James Bridges the musical Batman.   But those of you that have hung around me for any amount of time have most likely heard at least part of it. For the uninitiated here it is in a nutshell- "Admiral" James Bridges…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2008
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums:    Q1.  Now that we’ve gotten the classic "super powers" Batman (Blue and gray with the yellow oval) in the JLU line, howabout a classic "short pants" Robin using the mold of…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
August 28, 2008
There is a really neat art exhibit in the Netherlands by Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.ORG) called "It’s Always Six O’Clock". The use a lot of action figures and other toys to make an apparent commentary on the futility of marketing or something high-falutin’ thing like that. Just ask Mickey Mouse.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2008
  -Population of play’s iconic yellow man surpasses 4 billion ensuring that children everywhere can tap into his spirit of adventure-   ENFIELD, Conn. (August 25, 2008) – A global pop culture icon turned 30 today and is celebrating a list of accomplishments and adventures that would overwhelm and astonish any self-described overachiever.    The…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
August 19, 2008
SDCC has come and gone, and the Mattel crew has revealed all the great new DC Universe Classics figures coming in the next few waves. Now it’s time for the fans to vote on who we want to see in 2009 and beyond! The DCUC Fan Bracket works just like a sports tournament setup –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2008
Here is the latest solicitation information from DC COMICS:   ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE NEW FRONTIER BOX SET DESIGNED BY DARWYN COOKE  Following the success of the direct-to-DVD feature Justice League: The New Frontier, this box set features reproductions of the best-selling figures based on the miniseries and graphic novels by Eisner Award-winning creator…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2008
Our New (fake) DCUC Commercial! We debuted this new (fake) commercial at Comic Con during one of our panels and it was a huge hit.   It was really fun to watch it in a room full of fans.  Usually you just put these sort of things out there on the Internet, and apart from a comment or two you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2008
With the Warner Bros. film The Dark Knight a box office smash, DC Direct announces a new production run for the sold-out THE DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE.   THE DARK KNIGHT: THE JOKER 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE features an intricate fabric costume consisting of a shirt, tie, vest, blazer,…

 

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 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…

 

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