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by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2008
Yesterday’s announcement from Mattel on their upcoming collector’s website was a bombshell of joy for most collectors, but now the questions arise on how it will work and what does it mean to all of us rabid collectors?  I know I had quite a few questions and I was seeing more on our message boards,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Hey toy fans of all ages, Well it is that time again. Mattel is gearing up for our really big show down in San Diego at the annual Comic Con July 23-27th 2008. We’ll be there in full force with the largest booth presence we’ve ever had to meet and greet toy fans of all…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 29, 2008
AFI is pleased to unveil our first (but by no means last) Custom Action Figure Jam: The DCUC Custom Showcase! Shepherded by longtime AFI stalwart Ryan "The Superfly" Prast and ably assisted by Peter "Vader" Go, this debut gallery uses the Mattel DCUC line as a base for all sorts of crazy custom figures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2008
Ok, this is what you’ve been waiting for.  Prototype pictures are one thing, packaged shots are closer, but what about the finished product, out of the box? In the midst of work and the midnight Wall-e screening I went to last night, I managed to snap some loose shots of the figure from the first…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 27, 2008
In a nice surprise, the final Infinite Heroes figures and packaging by Mattel are here for your viewing enjoyment!  The production figures do look a bit nicer than the prototypes, and the selection is really, really crazy insane in terms of how deep they are going into the character selection right off the bat. Also…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 16, 2008
Mattel just shot over an exclusive first look at the packaging for the relaunching JLU line that will be hitting Target stores later this year.   I love that they are now labled "Fan Collection"  ’nuff said. Thanks, Mattel! Shown is an example of the single carded figure and the 3-packs. Click on thumbnails for bigger images. 

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2008
DC Direct has provided us with the new solicitation information on items that should be in stores February 2009.       ACTION FIGURES   NEW GODS SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES Based on the art of Jack Kirby Hot on the heels of the acclaimed JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS hardcovers, Kirby’s art style is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2008
Mattel has sent us some great images of all of their SDCC 2008 exclusive offerings.   Masters of The Universe King Grayskull King Grayskull will be available in his standard colors as well as a chase version showing him as a statue as Adam first encountered him.       DC Universe Classics LOBO with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2008
EagleMoss DC Figure Collection Commercial If you’ve ever seen one of the EagleMoss figures (either DC or Marvel) in person you know how good they look.   here is a new commercial to promote the DC figures.   These are being imported through Diamond. Here’s a cool new commercial for these figurines.     Another fun fact is that the DC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2008
ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 3 ACTION FIGURES Designed by Ed Benes It’s here – the third series based on the popular DC Comics series, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, written by New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer and illustrated by Ed Benes! Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash and Geo-Force are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1. Will there be any variations on the SDCC exclusives (Like clear Man-Bat or slimy Grundy) A: King Grayskull will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 5, 2008
I was in a local Target over the weekend, looking at the new Indiana Jones figures, giggling at the TERRIBLE Hulk figures and wondering why the Dark Knight figures are at any of the Targets in town, and I came across this:     This picture is untouched and I didn’t move anything.  Look at the…

 

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