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by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Update! AFI "Man of Action" Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga sends in more pics from the con floor!     Update! AFI reader Sam "79bats" Freij sends in these pics from the con floor! More to come tonight!                        We had several friends sitting in on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Iron Cow has returned from Day One of New York comic con and uploaded all of his pictures and we have labeled EVERYONE OF THEM so you actually KNOW what you are looking at.   Check out the latest from: Mattel, Hasbro, DC Direct, Mezco, The Four Horsemen and much more! Click here to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2008
Just got a call from the floor of NYCC.   On display at the DCD booth: New Gods/Kirby Wave II- Superman, Big Barda, Kalibak and Metron (without a chair)   Also a 13" Movie Rorschach is on display.   The 6" Rorschach figure has two clear plastic clip on face plates that change the pattern…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2008
  Matt "Iron Cow" Cauley, our man on the inside just sent us this image of the of the Watchmen movie figures: Silk Spectre and  Ozymandias (with a little bit of Rorschach).     

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2008
We getting closer to the release of the Dark Knight product release.   Mattel anticipated that the product should be hitting the first week of May, however our own Jeff Cope reported finding the Movie Masters line at a Toys R Us in Ohio today. Let’s take a closer look at the Four Horseman sculpted Dark…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
The third annual New York Comic Con opens Friday and we’re excited to bring you and up close look at this year’s show, special events and some of the new products on display throughout this weekend’s must-see convention!   EVENTS: MiniMates Panel Friday 04/18/08 @ 7:00 PM – 1E03 Join Diamond Select Toys’ Director Chuck…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
  SCOOP WEEK – SCOOP #1  As you may recall from our anniversary last year we ran something called "Scoop Week" for the week leading up to our launch day anniversary.   We knew that light be tricky this year since NYCC falls on the same week and many companies are planning to reveal new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES  Sculpted by: Tim Bruckner From the pages of the much-loved ’80’s series of hilarious and action-packed stories that re-defined the term “Super-Hero Team” comes DC Direct’s JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL action figures!   Batman, Black Canary, G’Nort, Ice    Based on the series from Keith Giffen,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2008
This just in from Diamond Select Toys:  Marvel Minimates Series 19 and 20 delivered core members of the Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man casts and increased the number of Marvel Minimates released to over 150.  Not to be outdone in 2008, we have the next waves of two-inch block figures ready to knock your socks off!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2008
BATMAN: THE MOVIE SPECIAL EDITION BLU-RAY DISCThe 1966 Caped-Crusading Classic Starring Adam West Dashes Onto Blu-Ray Disc July 1 From Fox Home Entertainment Dynamic Disc Features New, Exclusive High Definition Extras, Plus A BD Industry First, Nelson Riddle’s Cool Jazz Score Presented As An Isolated Music Track In Lossless Audio Also Available, A Limited, Special…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
On Saturday I spent a few hours wandering around Wizard World LA.  It’s still a very small show, so it was a perfect time to introduce my daughter to the world of comic book conventions.  She even went in costume!   We ran into a few special folks, such as Aaron Douglas aka Chief Tyrol…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2008
ACTION FIGURES SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 6 ACTION FIGURES The best-selling action figure line continues with its sixth set of figures, this time based on the popular story arc Enemies Among Us,illustrated by Ethan Van Sciver!Each figure features multiple points of articulation and abase.Clamshell 4/C blister card packaging.Advance-solicited; on sale November 5, 2008 * Action Figures* PIFigures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2008
Once again our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our monthly burning questions:    Q1: What are the prices for the NYCC exclusives? A:  Knightshadow Batman, Black Suit Superman and Tech Suit Mr. Freeze will be $10.00 each or all three for $25.00 Q2: Mattel, will you please create a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2008
Mattel’s Toy Guru was kind enough to answer some questions about the newly revealed product shown at their Toy Fair Showroom as well as the future of some existing lines. Infinite Heroes 1. What is the release schedule for these?   IH will be on shelf at the end of the summer.   2.  What is…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 9, 2008
Toyfare Magazine #128 will be hitting comic shops this week and the big news contained within is Mattel’s plans for JLU in 2008. AFI’s good friend Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga caught an advance look at the issue and reports that among other things, JLU will be exclusive to Target stores starting this summer, and will have at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2008
a BOUNTY ofHUNTERS Dark Horse Deluxe is proud to announce that the acclaimed series of Kotobukiya ARTFX Statues is expanding with the addition of the most requested characters from the Star Wars universe:  THE BOUNTY HUNTERS SERIES!  From the darkest chapter of the saga, Episode V:The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader has summoned mercenaries from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2008
Dark Horse is proud to announce they have signed an agreement to act as exclusive sales agent for the entire program of licensed products for MINDstyle—a California-based company which has recently emerged as a leading manufacturer of high-end collectible figures. The initial offerings,slated for release beginning in March, will include deluxe limited-edition vinyl figures and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2008
Hasbro has opened a special "Hall of Armors" site for their upcoming Iron Man Movie product.   So far, they have revealed the Mark I-III versions of the armor, and will continue revealing more figures in the coming weeks.  You can also check out some CG Iron Man videos and get the latest Hasbro Iron…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2008
ACTION FIGURES  ALL STAR ACTION FIGURES It’s an all-star lineup featuring the work of two fan-favorite artists in this series! Four of DC’s superstars are represented here: Batman and Batgirl, as drawn by Jim Lee in All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder, and Superman and Super Lois, as drawn by Frank Quitely in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2008
dcuc_frontpage.jpg Please check out the new site that our friend Peter Go (of AFHub.com) just launched: www.DCUC.info Inspired a great deal by Jason Geyer’s Super Powers archive, Peter felt this great new line from Mattel and the Four Horsemen needed a definitive archive of its own. It’s still very much a work-in-progress, but there is much…

 

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