Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2013
The “Hills” Are Alive… With Toys! Over the holidays I was talking to fellow AFi staffer Cantina Dan about the “olden days” of collecting and I mentioned my time in the mid 90’s out east and hitting “Hills” department stores as part of my regular run.   I never had Hills in the mid-west and they seemed to be a treasure trove…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2013
20130103-2246241.jpg Just got this in the mail from the good folks at Round 2 and Captain Action. Full feature coming soon…  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2013
20130103-2246242.jpg Just got this in the mail from the good folks at Round 2 and Captain Action. Full feature coming soon…   No comment

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 1, 2013
HTIM3Tease-500x333.jpg This morning on their Facebook page, the folks at Hot Toys gave fans a sneak peek at some Iron Man 3 product that will be coming in 2013: Happy New Year, Fans! Wish you all the best in 2013.In this new year, there will be many new and exciting movies coming up and so do…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 1, 2013
Watch out, Spider-Man fans! One of the web-slinger’s pointiest and most unstoppable foes is heading your way! The leather-skinned Rhino will arrive in comic shops and specialty stores in January, packaged in Diamond Select’s familiar Select-style packaging, suitable for shelf and wall display. Designed and sculpted by Gentle Giant, the Rhino nearly 8.5 inches tall…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 31, 2012
2012_101.jpg As the year comes to an end, it’s been tough been trying to decide who will make my short list of Top Ten Action Figures for 2012.  It’s been tough to pare it down to ten, with some really great toys just missing the cut.  My criteria? well, the web has enough articulate, detailed, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2012
We survived 2012! This calls for a celebration! Diamond Select Toys will kick off 2013 with one of their biggest New Toy Days in a while, including action figures, Minimates, statues and bottle openers based on Marvel Comics, The Walking Dead, Alice: Madness Returns and Street Fighter X Tekken! Check out the long list of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2012
Announced today on Hot Toys’ facebook page: Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Hall of Armor Collectible from the Iron Man 2 movie from the Diorama Series, where Tony Stark displays his armors in his basement workshop in the house. The movie-accurate Hall of Armor is highly-detailed and has LED light-up functions,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 27, 2012
GGrevised_new-yrSched2013-500x676.jpg Gentle Giant Ltd sent out a “Happy New Year” message to their fans that also included an updated schedule for their Q1 2013 releases:

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 27, 2012
bbtslogo6.gif All new pre-orders and new arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com ————- NEW PREORDERS ————- HD MASTERPIECE 1/4 SCALE T-800 – BATTLE DAMAGED VERSION Enterbay has announced a new version of their 1/4 Scale Terminator figure.  This version comes from “T2:  Judgment Day” and includes a battle-damaged head sculpt with light-up red eye, regular and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2012
IM3Header-500x237.jpg The third Iron Man movie is almost upon us, and the trailers are promising plenty of action and drama. Well, Diamond Select is promising toys! Not only will there be two new movie-based figures coming to the popular 7-inch-scale Marvel Select toy line, there will also be an assortment of Marvel Minimates, the 2-inch mini-figure…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 19, 2012
ENDISNEAR1.jpg The End is Nigh! ok, ok, maybe you were expecting that from me, being the resident AFi Conspiracy Theorist and all.  Of course I couldn’t resist referencing the upcoming(?) Mayan Calendar Event.  But within our hobby, there is another End-of-Days Scenario unfolding. It’s the end of the (collecting) world as we know it…but do you…

 

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