Tag: DC Comics

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2009
We’re mid-way through JLU week here on AFI, as we continue to take a closer look at the next wave of Justice League Unlimited figures that should be hitting your local Target stores very soon.  This is a great no-brainer repaint of the original 5-point of articulation John Stewart figure, but this time he’s in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2009
Mattel’s JLU Earth3 SuperWoman Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: April 2009 Wave/Assortment: Target Exclusives 2009 Wave 1 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Laso, Stand Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s in House Team Notes:   Character never appeared on the show in this version.            

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2009
DC Direct has released their solicitations for products that will be arriving in stores in November of 2009. FIGURES BLACKEST NIGHT SERIES2 ACTION FIGURES As anticipation for the BLACKEST NIGHT event continues to build, DC Direct introduces the second series of action figures based on this storyline! Includes: Black Lantern Martian Manhunter • 7” h…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2009
We kick off AFI’s JLU week with a fan requested repaint.  At the time of his regular release there was a lot of speculation as to the color choice on Bosster gold and why he was painted copper and black.   But now, at long last we have him in his correct costume colors and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2009
Mattel’s JLU Booster Gold (II) Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: April 2009 Wave/Assortment: Target Exclusives 2009 Wave 1 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Skeets Notes: Repaint Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s in House Team            

 

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 […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
The opening weekend has come and gone.  The comic book movie a lot of us have been waiting almost 20 years to see has been released and is now in theaters.   You might of heard about his little indy flick called "The Watchmen"?  The movie roared into over 3000 theaters this past Friday and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
Mattel and Matty just sent us the latest news and images from what’s happening with upcoming stuff:   Below are images of Wave 9 DCUC figures. Please note that the Guardian figure will indeed be the Classic Guardian and not the modern Guardian as shown at NYCC and in Toy Fare. (this was due to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2009
watchmen.jpg The short answer is I liked it. On Monday night I was invited to a special IMAX test screening of Warner Brothers Watchmen movie that will be released this coming Friday to a theater near you.  Why did I call it a “test screening?”  Because it’s one of the longest IMAX movies ever attempted and […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2009
The short answer is I liked it. On Monday night I was invited to a special IMAX test screening of Warner Brothers Watchmen movie that will be released this coming Friday to a theater near you.  Why did I call it a “test screening?”  Because it’s one of the longest IMAX movies ever attempted and…

 

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