Tag: Marvel Toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2013
Marvel Super Heroes: What The–?! Valentine’s Day Special The Hulk, M.O.D.O.K. and more search for love in all the wrong places!

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2010
  As part of our 5th Anniversary we are launching a new feature called "Catching Up With…"  In the course of our 5 years here at AFi we have had the privilege of getting to know a lot of great people in the toy industry.  Some we meet at Toy Fair, some we meet at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2010
  As part of our 5th Anniversary we are launching a new feature called "Catching Up With…"  In the course of our 5 years here at AFi we have had the privilege of getting to know a lot of great people in the toy industry.  Some we meet at Toy Fair, some we meet at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2010
From Marvel.com We want YOU to help us pick the next action figure to be offered exclusively to Digital Comics subscribers  Last year, fans far and wide went bananas for the Nick Fury Marvel Universe action figure offered exclusively to Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited subscribers. And now, for 2010, we want YOU to help decide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2010
I’m a little late in posting this, but it’s well worth mentioning.   I got an email just before the holidays from my friend, sculptor Phil Ramirez letting me know that the website for his studio- Ramirez Studios is now live.  All of you Marvel Legends fans will remember Phil as one of the founding…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2008
You’ve heard people talk about it, you’ve seen the slide show we  posted, now see the panel in it entirety!   AFI Abby did an amazing job filming the panel and then cutting it together with the slides so all of you can feel like you were there in the room.   We have posted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2008
I’ve seen quite a bit of feedback on the Toy Biz/Marvel Toys panel that I put together at Comic Con this year.   There’s a lot of misinformation floating around about it both from another site that was blogging live from the panel and posting inaccurate material and from people that have only seen the…

 

by AFi Admin
July 26, 2008
We just added a ton of photos to our new gallery including the slides used during the Panel with Marvel Toys / ToyBiz, lots of great stuff revealed by Mattel, and of course, pictures taken from the inside and outside convention arena by our very own Mike "SDcomics" Walker. Just click on the image below…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2008
The team at AFI has put together some amazing panels for Comic Con this year, chocked full of stuff you’ve never seen ANYWHERE before.   I don’t think I’m over selling these when I say these are going to blow your doors off! First, on Friday is the Action Figure Insider: Behind the Plastic: The Golden…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2008
With new Marvel Select figures like Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the Incredible Hulk beginning to hit stores this summer, DST is excited to announce a new special release featuring Marvel Select all-stars in the upcoming Best of Marvel Select #3 cases!  In addition to marking the return of three sold-out action figures, this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2008
This just in from Diamond Select Toys: Though it’s true that Captain America has had better years, it’s finally starting to look up for the patriotic legend. Sure he was forced to go on the run from the authorities, adopt a fake identity and fight his former friends. No problem that he was arrested and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2008
I was in the mall tonight and stopped by the little mom and pop toy store that always has some fun bootleg items.  I came across this:   Ya know… I think I would have enjoyed Spider-man3 more if they had replaced the emo dance number with footage of Spider-man riding around New York on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2008
SpikeTV online has posted Episode 1 of "The Team", a new animated show starring none other than Jesse Falcon, of UCB’s Mother: The Soundtrack and Marvel Toys fame! In this episode: A ninja ambush convinces the Wolf to rejoin the Team.   Jesse is the voice of Wolf. And… just to be on the safe side…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2008
Famed toy designer, sculptor and super nice guy David Cortes is going to be featured on the nationally syndicated TV show LatiNation TV in over 100 markets this weekend.   Dave’s resume includes a lot of the Marvel Legends line for Toy Biz/Marvel Toys and  a lot of work for Mezco including the Hellboy figures based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2008
Hasbro has opened a special "Hall of Armors" site for their upcoming Iron Man Movie product.   So far, they have revealed the Mark I-III versions of the armor, and will continue revealing more figures in the coming weeks.  You can also check out some CG Iron Man videos and get the latest Hasbro Iron…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2007
As most of you have read, I’m currently back in Oklahoma celebrating the  holidays with my family and old friends. Once again I have access to Walmarts (which are few and far between in the Los Angeles area) and several Targets… and I have to tell you, I’m having MUCH better luck finding stuff here…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2007
DSTQEEKozikAnarchyBear2 Our Friends at Marvel Toys write in to tell us:  Select Wal-Mart stores in the Denver area are receiving an early shipment of Legendary Comic Book Heroes. The shipment includes both Series 1 & Series 2 and should hit shelves in the next couple of weeks. Legendary Comic Book Heroes will be more widely available…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2007
afi-shirt-logo3   2nd Anniversary Celebration As part of our 2nd Anniversary Celebration the fine folks at Marvel Toys are letting us debut the first images of the variants for series 7 of their TNA wrestling line. The two variant figures are Bobby Roode and Scott Steiner. The variant Roode is red with his "signature" hockey stick…

 

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