by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2011
AFi’s 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 3 – NECA AFi 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 3 It’s day 3 of AFi’s Scoop Week and this installment is courtesy of our good friends at NECA.  NECA is something of a Cinderella story.  If you think back all the way to their very first venture into the action figure world with their original Beetlejuice line to…


by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2011
NECA updated their Twitter feed today with a Gears of War 3 figure DEBUT – Clayton Carmine.  The figure will be available this September!!


by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2011
Today on their Twitter feed, @NECA_Toys gives us our first look at the Predators Series 3 Elder blister card, the look for all Predator 2 based figure packaging. Notice the additional nicknames/alias…   Also this past week they posted some interesting behind-the-scenes factory pictures of their upcoming quarter-scale Predator figure getting "dressed" and assembled.  Yes,…


by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2011
I love that NECA is doing "Terminator Tuesday" on their Twitter and Facebook pages… it’s just about the only thing that will wash away the memory of sitting through that terrible "Governator" animated trailer… there’s two and a half minutes of my life I’ll never get back!   Anyway… let’s look at something awesome such…


by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2011
Hey Everybody!  It’s Terminator Tuesday! And to celebrate NECA has posted some pictures of their upcoming Tech Noir Terminator sculpt over at NECA’s Twitter feed. NECA is knocking it out of the park again with these figures.  The likenesses are fantastic, and look- a real metal chain!   


by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2011
This week the gang at Wizkids are getting a little too big for their britches.  And by big, I mean GIANT.   They are at long last raising the curtain on their Giant Sized X-Men super-boosters and they have asked AFi to help.   This week there will be a series of three reveals leading…


by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
February 22, 2011 (HILLSIDE, NJ) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacturer sell-out of their most recent set, Marvel HeroClix®: Giant-Size X-Men (GSX).  WizKids’ entire inventory of Marvel Giant-Size X-Men, releasing March 16th, 2011 has been completely sold to distributors worldwide.   The X-Men burst onto the scene in this latest HeroClix expansion dedicated to Marvel’s “First Family”…


by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2011
Toy Fair ’11 – NECA Showroom Today we stopped by the NECA booth can caught up with Randy Falk and the gang.   They have some fantastic and innovative new product coming out later this year, and in true NECA form it all looks fantastic!  Take a look below to see what NECA showed at Toy Fair ’11!  


by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2011
(January 27, 2011-Hillside NJ) – WizKids announced today the addition of the Quarriors Dice Building GameTM to their summer 2011 product release schedule. Players take on the roles of Quarriors —mighty mystical warriors—who have the power to capture dangerous quarry from the untamed Wilds! They must conjure the mysterious powers of Quiddity, cast powerful spells, and…


by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2011
Green Lantern Licensees – Led by Master Toy Licensee, Mattel – To Illuminate Toy Fair 2011 Burbank, Calif., January 25, 2011 — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) is teaming up with a leading group of global licensees at Toy Fair in support of the Summer 2011 blockbuster film, “Green Lantern,” highlighted by DC Entertainment’s master…


by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2011
WIZKIDS TAKES OVER MIDDLE EARTH WITH NEW “THE LORD OF THE RINGS” GAME RELEASES (January 18, 2011-Hillside NJ) – Wizkids announced today the addition of “The Lord of the Rings” property to their 2011 HeroClix release schedule through a licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The first products of the new “The Lord of…


by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2011
It’s a new year and NECA has given us an update on things to look forward to in 2011: 2011 is off to a furious start and your friends at NECA are rested and relaxed after a long holiday break. Oh wait, no they are not. That’s right. While you were knee-deep in egg nog…