Tag: DC Comics

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2009
Tonight at 8:39 PM there was a magnitude 5.0 earquake centered about 1.5 miles from my house. My collection did not fare well.  It was the FIRST things to start tumbling.       I’m sure this will also be the scene in my office in the morning to stay tuned for part 2 tomorrow….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 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.    Q1: Will fans that attend this summer’s Wizard World in Chicago be rewarded for attending the show by being able to purchase Mattel exclusive figures this year? (Wonder Twins set complete…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2009
It’s the 15th of the month and that can mean only one thing, new product on sale on MattyCollector.com.  This month you have your choice of the new Justice League Unlimited Legion Of Super Heroes  4-pack..  On sale RIGHT NOW for $30 + shipping.       Or Zodac the Cosmic Enforcer from the red…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
May 14, 2009
It’s that time again!   DCUC Custom Showcase II: Super Powers/Super Friends So what is the DCUC Custom Showcase? Much like the shows on Fwoosh, JoeCustoms, Doosh, and CustomCon, the DCUC Custom Showcase is a semi-whenever event that ‘showcases’ the amazing talent of customizers from all over the ‘net, and letting them show off their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 13, 2009
Doctor Fate was the only single carded figure of the new wave that I didn’t get an advance sample of so he was the only one missing from Justice League Week this year.  He’s in stores now and I have him in hand so it’s time to add him to the AFiToy Archive. This release…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 13, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Spring 2009 Wave/Assortment: Spring 2009 Fan Collection Wave 1 Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Ankh Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team Notes: This is a re-release of  the Doctor Fate Figure in show accurate colors and paint job.  Target Exclusive             Comparison between first release…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 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.    Q1:Why is the MattyCollector site not updated more often? For example, why are the Legion and Marvel 4-packs not pictured on the JLU page? When people come there to get the…

 

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 18, 2009
It was 4 years ago today that a lot of planning, scrambling, and dreaming finally launched.   I always wanted my little corner of the web, and thanks some unfortunate circumstances and the generosity of my good friend Jason Geyer ActionFigureInsider.com was born.   We launched back on April 18th 2006 but it feels like I’ve…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
I’ll be posting today’s "Scoop Week" reveal in just a bit, but in the meantime the 4th Anniversary Extravaganza Marches on! I have updated the AFI Toy Archive with Mattel & MattyCollector’s SHAZAM Family 4-pack.   This set will be available exclusively on-line later this Summer, but for now you get a closer look at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Summer 2009 Wave/Assortment: Part of the "Shazam! 4-pack" MattyCollector.com exclusive Packaging: Single Carded- inside mailer sleeve 4-pack  Accessories: None Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel In-House Team       The Card:     Figure Turn-Around: Comparisons:   The Set:   The rest of the set: Shazam! Black Atom The Wizard  

 

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