Tag: DC


by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2009
In my latest blog I take one for the team and I track down and review one of the controversial "Lost Wave" of Bootleg Super Powers figures being pedaled by "Industrial Toy Werks" on Ebay. Find out the Good, The Bad and the Ugly on these curious new figures. Click here to read all about…


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 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
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…