Tag: Kenner

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2015
SPFlashSeason1 In case you missed it tonight here’s a re-enactment (using Kenner Super Powers figures) –  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2015
SWFFCountDCover I got a surprise in the mail yesterday from my friends at Hasbro.  They have created a really cool page-a-day calendar full of Star Wars trivia, important dates and most importantly, TOYS!  The calendar was written to help us all pass the time until we can buy new toys for Star Wars The Force Awakens…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2015
KotoBatmanSPArtFX9 A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Kotobukiya’s groundbreaking DC Comics Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue series brings you brand new non-articulated comic book characters based on vintage 1980’s Super Powers action figure sculpts enlarged to 1/10th scale. Swinging into action after Superman, Green Lantern, and the Flash is the dynamic duo featuring the boy wonder himself, Robin! Retro…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
7_group_2 Today, as part of our 10th anniversary celebration, we have a great guest column from our old friend Matt “Iron Cow” Cauley of Iron Cow Productions. While I only tiptoed into the shallow waters that are the bootleg Super Powers figures (and other non DC Characters) made by the mysterious “Industrial Toy Werks” with a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
KotoSPAFi10 After 10 years one week of celebration just wasn’t enough so we are going to keep the fun going this week with a few more scoops and some new articles and features. Today we have a new image of the Batman and Robin ARTFX+ sculpts from the new series of statues from Kotobukiya.   This…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2015
NECAAmbush8 Today’s scoop is a great one from our friends at NECA!  NECA continues their stranglehold on my wallet by expanding their awesome Predator action figure line to include updated version of the classic Kenner Predator action figure collection. Today they are letting us debut the 2015 Convention Exclusive Ambush Predator in all of his invisible glory!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2015
ScreenHunter_535 Apr. 10 12.51 Three new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the BTAS Joker jumbo and the next in their Super Powers Jumbo line.   Super Powers Wonder Woman Jumbo Figure In 1984,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2015
KotoDCSPFlash8 A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Kotobukiya’s groundbreaking DC Comics Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue series brings you brand new non-articulated comic book characters based on vintage 1980’s Super Powers action figure sculpts enlarged to 1/10th scale. Speeding his way into your collection after Superman and Green Lantern is the fastest man alive, The Flash! Retro is in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
KotoSPGL9 A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Kotobukiya’s groundbreaking DC Comics Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue series brings you brand new non-articulated comic book characters based on vintage 1980’s Super Powers action figure sculpts enlarged to 1/10th scale. Following after the initial release of Superman comes Hal Jordan as Green Lantern! Retro is in and you can celebrate the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2015
ReAct5thElZorg1 Travel to the 23rd century with The Fifth Element ReAction Figures! “mul-ti-pass” The Fifth Element comes to Earth every five thousand years to protect the humans with four stones of the four elements: fire, water, Earth and air.     Available in May!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2015
ScreenHunter_01 Mar. 20 08.51 SIX new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including a Star Wars 3-pack that gives fans another shot at some of the early releases.   Zam  Wessel Statue – $269 Zam Wessel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2015
NECATF15pic2 Randy Falk from NECA gives us the full rundown of all of the new NECA offerings that were on display at their 2015 Toy Fair booth.    Randy also reveals some news about some upcoming items that they didn’t have in the showroom…   There’s a lot of great information and a LOT of awesome looking toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
GGSPJumbosTF10 Right as everyone was being booted out of the Javits center at the end of the second day I was able to grab a scoop!  This is the first look at the prototypes for TWO of Gentle Giant’s new Jumbo Super Powers line and Batman from their new Jumbo Batman: The Animated Series line. I…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
BatmanTASBannerAFi Gentle Giant take great delight in blowing up your childhood… but not in a bad way, in an amazing JUMBO way!  Today, on “Toy Fair Eve,” the good people at Gentle Giant ltd, have have two fantastic pre-Toy Fair announcements that they are letting us debut here on AFi. Gentle Giant ltd. has had tremendous success…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2015
KotoDCSuperPowers1 Just moments ago Kotobukia made this announcement on their official Facebook page:   Return to the classic era of action figures with the DC Comics SUPER POWERS COLLECTION, a vintage-inspired line of ARTFX+ statues from Kotobukiya! With details such as “Power Action” stances, multiple points of non-articulation and real cloth capes it will feel like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2015
ScreenHunter_01 Jan. 06 20.35 A new Blade Fighter for a New Year With over 60 figures in the line so far, it’s about time the NECA Predators got a sweet ride! Coming in January, the spectacular Blade Fighter vehicle is a massively fun addition to your collection, and loaded with enough weaponry to satisfy even the most aggressive Predators….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
Author Philip Reed sent us the information on his current action figure book that is wrapping up on Kickstarter in a little over a week. Philip describes the project as “Scattered thoughts on the action figure marketing of the eighties.”  His new book   Each Sold Separately, Action Figure Marketing of the 80s  is a 48-page…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
GGSWJUghnaut2 The Ugnaught race is known for their industrious nature in the Star Wars Universe. Seen first in Star Wars; The Empire Strikes Back, the Ugnaughts were the primary laborers on the Cloud City of Bespin. They can be seen tinkering with all manner of electrical and mechanical items, essentially keeping Cloud City up and running….

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2014
SPMrMyxChip2 As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and giving…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2014
DCUCSPRiddlerChip1   As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and…

 

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