Tag: Mattel

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 1, 2009
The newest JLU poll is now active here at AFI.  A little bit of history.  I went to SDCC 2006 and was surprised by what was revealed.  Instead of the characters I was hoping for, there were some very odd choices and some odd variants.  Then I remembered. 

 

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 28, 2009
MattyCollector.com sent out some new images of the cards and loose figures of the upcoming JLU Legion Of Super Heroes 4-pack:                           The LOSH JLU 4 pack will go on sale on MattyCollector.com on May 15

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2009
With a few dates coming up soon, here is the latest release dates for MattyCollector.com product: Mer Man – back on sale April 29th at 12:00 noon. (this is the same run, just the second shipment) LOSH JLU 4 pack – May 15 Zodac – May 15 Hordak – June 15 Alex Luthor/Ultraman – June…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2009
Toys, Dolls, Games, Books, Apparel, Home Décor and Fragrance  Inspired by Upcoming Feature Film and Classic TV Series and Movies Are Landing on Retail Shelves   New York, April 22, 2009 – Staying true to the motto "Live Long and Prosper," CBS Consumer Products, a unit of CBS Entertainment, announced today the availability of an…

 

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 wanted to highlight one other recent blog as part of our 4th Anniversary Extravaganza.  Earlier this week Men of Action blogger Cantina Dan wrote a great blog about the Evolution of the Action Figure starting in the 70’s until now.   It’s a fun read, well worth checking out. You can see it all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
First Quarter Highlights •Worldwide net sales down 15 percent; •Domestic gross sales down 6 percent and international gross sales down 23 percent; •Worldwide gross sales for core brands: Barbie® down 5 percent; Hot Wheels® down 3 percent; Core Fisher-Price® down 17 percent and American Girl® brands down 4 percent; •Gross margin increased 80 basis points…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
TargetTruck.jpg Do I go to work today?  Or do I just keep following this truck to it’s destination in the hopes that it is filled with new JLU and DCUC wave 8?  Hmmmm….. 8 comments

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Do I go to work today?  Or do I just keep following this truck to it’s destination in the hopes that it is filled with new JLU and DCUC wave 8?  Hmmmm…..

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Summer 2009 Wave/Assortment: Part of the "Shazam! 4-pack" MattyCollector.com exclusive Packaging: Single Carded- inside mailer sleeve 4-pack  Accessories: None Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel In-House Team       The Card:     Figure Turn-Around: Comparisons:   The Set:   The rest of the set: Shazam! Black Atom The Wizard  

 

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