Tag: Secret Wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2014
FreshMonSDCC14 San Diego Comic Con is fast approaching and Fresh Monkey Fiction will be there to take it head on to spread the word about their crowd-funded Amazing Heroes action figure line. Launched just last week, Amazing Heroes hopes to bring four classic and cult heroes to life as 1980s style vintage 4” action figures. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2014
AH_3 Fresh Monkey Fiction brings classic super heroes to life with Amazing Heroes Kickstarter.   Los Angeles, CA. (July 14, 2014) – Fresh Monkey Fiction announces the crowd-sourcing campaign for their long awaited Amazing Heroes retro action figure line of classic Golden Age superheroes. This 4.5” action figure line brings a handful of cult characters to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2014
ScreenHunter_394 Jun. 29 21.14 The Action Figure Hall of Fame has been created to honor those toys who have stood the test of time and become part of the fabric of Pop Culture.  It seems fitting that 50 years after Hasbro introduced the first action figure, the G.I. Joe line,  we begin to recognize some of the greats and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2014
AH_series01_BT_ver02 Fresh Monkey Fiction announces Amazing Heroes and adds Captain Action to its line up of retro inspired action figures.   Los Angeles, CA. (April 9, 2014) – Fresh Monkey Fiction introduces Amazing Heroes, including Captain Action. Look for a Kickstarter campaign launch in Summer 2014. “Transported to a strange world by a mysterious villain from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2014
FreshMonkAmazHeroes3 The gang over at Fresh Monkey Fiction just sent us a look at the 3rd reveal in their upcoming Amazing Heroes retro action figure line- The Golden Age Dare-Devil. As a child, Bart Hill was witness to his parents’ brutal murder while they were stationed in the Australian outback. The murderer branded Bart with a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2014
FreshMonkAmazHeroes2 Following up on last weeks reveal of Black Terror, the gang at Fresh Monkey Fiction has shared the second reveal of the latest character in their Amazing Heroes line…Stardust the Super Wizard. Here’s what FMF had to say about their upcoming Kickstarter campaign for the Amazing Heroes line: The Amazing Heroes is a 4.5″ action figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2011
AFi 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 2 It’s day 2 of scoop week and this one is juicy and involves some guessing!   I love Diamond Select’s Minimates.   I’ve been collecting them since the original Art Asylum days.  I collect almost all of the lines they have done, Marvel, DC, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, Battlestar…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
November 23, 2010
by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer and James "Sallah" Sawyer. So there was that thing back a few years ago where we found out all about the plans for the final years of the Super Powers Collection including concept art for many possible figures. And that other thing, where some extension plans for the original Kenner Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 26, 2009
I walk into my local Target store and what do I see?    Secret Wars and "Super Powers" figures right next to each other on the shelf!  What an awesome time to be a collector!   (Yes, I know Secret Wars only ran from 1984-1985, but Super Powers ran from 1984-86 and "Shazam" was a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Get ready for the best toy news of the year!  In celebration of Marvel Comics’ 70th Anniversary, Toys R Us and Diamond Select Toys are teaming up to conduct a poll where, for the first time ever, YOU the fans will decide which new Marvel Minimates will be featured in an exclusive box set!  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
  The Wonderful World of Bootlegs!  AFI Men of Action blogger Chip Cataldo had unearthed a bucketful of fun with the Guerreiros do Futuro line.  These are bootlegs based on Mattel’s old Marvel Secret Wars figures. There’s not a lot of information out there on the history of this line, but what information there is…

 

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