Tag: comics

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2009
ToyWerksLogo.jpg It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a Super Powers collector.   I have a complete loose collection and a (near) complete carded collection.   But, I can’t just stop with the 33 figures in the line.   For the past 3 years I have been buying Super Powers customs.   Mostly loose, but [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2009
It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a Super Powers collector.   I have a complete loose collection and a (near) complete carded collection.   But, I can’t just stop with the 33 figures in the line.   For the past 3 years I have been buying Super Powers customs.   Mostly loose, but…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2009
  The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest Pre-Comic Con Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.  Q1. Will we EVER see the release of Marvel Legends figures that were previewed as prototypes such as Classic Storm, Valkyrie, Silver…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2009
May 16th, 2009 NJ- Tribune’s Dick Tracy attends San Diego Comic-Con this year as exclusive Black and White action figures brought to you by Shocker Toys. This is a first for Dick Tracy to appear as hyper-articulated action figures in creator Chester Gould’s black and white comic strip style. The world’s most famous detective will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2009
Free Comic Book Day This Weekend! (Plus a Free Minimate!)   What is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. *Check with your local shop for their participation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2009
These are the latest solicitations for DC Direct products.   These listings are for items that will be in stores December 2009. ACTION FIGURES HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 3 ACTION FIGURES BASED ON THE ART OF GEORGE PÉREZ The third series of action figures that spans the broad history of the DC Universe…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Get ready for the best toy news of the year!  In celebration of Marvel Comics’ 70th Anniversary, Toys R Us and Diamond Select Toys are teaming up to conduct a poll where, for the first time ever, YOU the fans will decide which new Marvel Minimates will be featured in an exclusive box set!  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
For those readers local to Los Angeles there are three new Comic Book/Super Hero themed programs that relate to their latest  exhibition "ZAP! POW! BAM!": A SLEEPOVER FIT FOR A SUPERHERO Overnight program begins Saturday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. and ends Sunday, April 19, 9:00 a.m. Ages 7 and up Children must be accompanied by…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 4, 2009
Recently, I’ve read two comics where nothing really happened.  Titans 11 and Justice League of America 31.  And I was disappointed.

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2009
Mattel announced today on Matty’s Facebook page the line-up today of their 2009 San Diego Comic Con exclusives.  Many of them will also be available on MattyCollector.com after the show, however some elements from some of the sets will be exclusive to the conversions.    DC UNIVERSE Classics WONDER TWINS 2 pack Form of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2009
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.  There are some very interesting hints and reveals in this installment, so read it carefully and let the speculating begin!     Q1) The 6" Ghostbusters, are they intended to be more in-scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
img252.jpg This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel [...]

 

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