Tag: DC Comics

 

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 20, 2009
New Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Trailer Shortly after Toy Fair this year it was announced that the next DC animated DVD project after Green Lantern: First Flight would be based on the Public Enemies storyline from the Superman/Batman comic series.   Below is the first trailer for that project.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2009
Here are the latest DC Direct solicitations for items shipping and in stores January 2010. ACTION FIGURES JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES Four second-generation Justice Society of America heroes are grouped together to make up the second series of action figures based on the art of Alex Ross! Just as Geoff Johns’…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2009
DSC00014.jpg 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 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…

 

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