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by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2008
Just FYI for all of you hot and thirsty AFI readers.  Today is July 11th aka 7-11  That means FREE Slurpees at participating 7-11 stores while supplies last! If you’d like to know the history of the Slurpee you can watch this brief history here! 

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2008
Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce MORRIGAN as the first release in a limited edition line of mixed media statues based on Capcom®’s  property, “Darkstalkers®”. The MORRIGAN statue is 16.5” tall ( 18.5” tall with base), will be very  limited to 400 pcs worldwide and is scheduled to ship in November 2008 with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2008
This year, Toynami will have its biggest presence ever at Comic-Con International: San Diego, and coming along with it is our biggest assortment of show-exclusive product! Available at the Toynami booth will be products from our special guest Tamashii, Bandai’s exciting new collector-focused label. Tamashii will also be showing exciting new prototypes, products and dioramas…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Try as they might, the Four Horsemen weren’t able to get the dark overlord, Scarabus, from their Gothitropolis property produced in time for the 2008 San Diego Comic Con. But Scarabus’ evil minions, the Time Keepers, wouldn’t miss the chance to wreak havoc on the event!    That doesn’t mean that fan-chosen Scarabus is completely…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Weta, New Zealand’s multi Academy Award winning visual effects house will be traveling to California to meet the fans at the 2008 Comic Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. Weta will be showing for the first time their full ranges of collectible sculptures from Disney’s The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian and BBC’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2008
Shocker Toys steps up with the hottest exclusive figures this summer: Metalocalypse Limited to 500 sets, selling for $80 and available only at San Diego Comic Con Booth #3849. This all-new line features fully painted vinyl action figures of Dethklok, the undisputed greatest animated metal band in the galaxy featured on Adult Swim’s hit series,…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
July 9, 2008
Here I am, knowing 5 waves of Mattel’s DCUC, and debating.   Do I buy or not.  I saw Black Manta again yesterday.  At 10$ each and in the 6" scale, they look a lot like DCDirect figures to me.  And that’s the problem.

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
July 7, 2008
Hot on the heels of our Custom Showcase, the gang over at The Fwoosh has done it again with another awesome Custom Con! (Side note: probably a bit too hot on our heels! Next time we’ll space ourshowcase out a bit more to give the great customizers out there a breather) In fact, it’s the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2008
New York- Standing beneath the towering visage of a glowering Hellboy, Mezco’s Director of Special projects “handed off” various items from the new Hellboy 2:The Golden Army line of action figures to representatives from Museum of the Moving Image. Among the items donated were prototypes of the new film’s main characters; Hellboy, Abe Sapien, Liz,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2008
Yesterday’s announcement from Mattel on their upcoming collector’s website was a bombshell of joy for most collectors, but now the questions arise on how it will work and what does it mean to all of us rabid collectors?  I know I had quite a few questions and I was seeing more on our message boards,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Hey toy fans of all ages, Well it is that time again. Mattel is gearing up for our really big show down in San Diego at the annual Comic Con July 23-27th 2008. We’ll be there in full force with the largest booth presence we’ve ever had to meet and greet toy fans of all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 the Marvel Team from Hasbro updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1. What are the chances of a 3 3/4 Iron Man in the Hulk movie line? Are there more 3 3/4 figures planned…

 

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