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by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2008
Mattel has provided us with carded images of the new  heroes in The Batman line.  Shipping right now to stores are Green Lantern and Hawkman.  These were mostly found at Targets and Wal-Marts around the holidays.    And coming right behind them are The Flash, Martian Manhunter and Superman.  We were told these were coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2008
Mattel has given us the exclusive first look at the Wave III Variants for their new DC Universe Classics line.   Fans will now have the opportunity to get Deathstroke aka Slade Wilson unmasked and Sinestro in his recent SINESTRO CORPS uniform.  The gang over at Toy Fare broke the first pictures of this wave, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2007
From the pages of the Incredible Hulk comes this Marvel Select action figure featuring the jade giant himself!  This massive eight-inch behemoth may have finished his rampage through the Marvel Universe,but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for Bruce Banner! With over 14points of articulation and a World War Hulk rubble-filled base, not even…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2007
Showcase Wave 1 Here are the latest solicitation from DC Direct.  These items should be in stores around June of 2008.  ACTION FIGURES  SHOWCASE PRESENTS SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES Based on the classic stories in the SHOWCASE PRESENTS Library!  Four DC characters are presented here as they were portrayed by some of their top artists! This inaugural series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 7, 2007
CarsDaleJr11 We now have a full feature up on this highly anticipated boxed set.  Grodd is painted correctly, the Red Hood’s vac-metalized dome is great, and you shouldn’t be reading here!  You should go now and check out the full feature over in the features section!   Thank you again to Mattel for allowing us this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2007
  Our man SDComics is on the ground and running around at Preview Night currently.   He’s calling us with updates and we’ll have pictures later tonight.  But for now this is what he has seen and read about:   DC Direct Nothing is on display quite yet at the time of his call, but their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2007
SDCCManBatliteup This year’s San Diego Comic Convention marks one of the largest undertaking in Diamond Select Toys’ history!  Plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, three celebrity guests, contests, a blood drive and “The Hunt” – the first ever Minimate scavenger hunt!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a summary of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2007
DCYAfrosamBusts.jpg ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES Designed by Ed Benes Based on the ongoing series written by The New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer, with art by Ed Benes! Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. Advance-solicited; on sale March 26, 2008    HAWKGIRL 6.625” DR….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2007
mattel.gif When word of the Master DC Comic toy license going to Mattel was finally announced I shot some questions over to the gang at DC Direct to find out how this new deal will affect them.   It looks as if this deal was worked out differently that when Hasbro had the master toy license…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2007
l_6300b8dbf9ee41ad2929c75012fb9518 The latest San Diego Comic Con exclusive has been announced and Marvel Zombies fans will not be disappointed.  Following up on the success of the Marvel Zombies Minimate Box Set containing zombie-fied versions of classic super-heroes like Spider-Man and Wolverine, an all-new Minimate two-pack featuring Zombie Daredevil and Zombie Giant Man will be available exclusively…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2007
JUSTICEWave7 The latest DST San Diego Comic Con exclusive is ready to debut – and this one’s a killer!  Featuring all the blood and gore of the breakaway hit miniseries comes this Marvel Zombies Colonel America bust!  Limited to only 1,000 pieces, this six-inch bust is sure to drive zombie hunters crazy! From the pages of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2007
neca.gif Over at NECA’s MySpace page they have revealed the details of their 2007 Comic Con Summer exclusives:   NECA Convention Exclusives – The Scoop It’s getting close to the Summer Convention Season and before we get scooped by anyone else we wanted to let you know about some of the exclusives we will have in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2007
FCBD07.jpg   This year, almost 2,000 comic book stores across the continent and around the planet plan to give away 2 MILLION comic books absolutely free! With up to 44 titles to choose from, the selection of books on May 5 will include comic books for all ages and tastes. Free Comic Book Day is the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2007
ACTION FIGURES  WONDER WOMAN ACTION FIGURES Designed by Terry Dodson Based on the best-selling WONDER WOMAN series! Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a display base.   Circe 6.625” Agent Diana Prince 6.625” Wonder Woman 6.625” Donna Troy as Wonder Woman 6.625”   Advance-solicited; on sale December 5, 2007 • Action Figures •…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2007
DCSH5NSBatFace   2nd ANNIVERSARY BIG FINISH! Furthur proof that Mattel hears our cries, knows what we want and is working to bring it to us.  There’s still life left in the JLU line despite the internet speculation. He was the number one most wanted villian in our recent JLU poll, he came in second in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2007
afi-shirt-logo3   2nd Anniversary Celebration   Today as part of the 2nd Anniversary celebration  we get to lob a few questions at Marvel Toys’ Jesse Falcon about the upcoming Legendary Comic Book Heroes line. Click here to read the interview.

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2007
kidnapped_colbert-thumb 2nd Anniversary Celebration    This week marks the 2nd Anniversary for ActionFigureInsider.com.   I have been working with several companies to secure for you a week of exclusive news across a wide spectrum of lines.   I will also be working on posting more exclusive features this week (see my blog for the first of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2007
DSTDarienFig1.jpg With the future of heaven and hell hanging in the balance, Dawn and Darrian must risk everything for their own futures.  Based on Joseph Michael Linsner’s fantasy-filled Dawn: Lucifer’s Halo, this all-new action figure release features the Goddess Dawn herself as well as the reincarnated spirit of Cernunnos, Darrian Ashoka.  The entire process from design…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2007
DSTSelectZombiesHulk.jpg The next superhero powerhouse to join the ranks of Marvel Select is none other than the gluttonous green ghoul – Zombies Incredible Hulk!  Possessing an appetite the likes of which Galactus has never seen, the comparatively mild-mannered Hulk was unfortunately transformed into an even angrier Hulk when the zombies came to his universe! Sculpted by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2007
Out out of the kindness of their hearts, and ignoring the fact that they are INSANLY busy the week before Toy Fair, Chuck T. and Mike L. from Diamond Select Toys sat down and gave us some info on what they have planned for all of the great licenses they have in their awesome portfolio….

 

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