Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2008
Teheran – Apr 27, 2008, 23:37 GMT- Iran’s prosecutor general on Sunday warned of the ‘negative impact’ which Western toys could have for Iranian children, ISNA news agency reported. Qorban-Ali Dori-Najafabadi said the mainly illegally-imported toys such as Barbie, Batman, Harry Potter and Spiderman might cause ‘irreparable (cultural) damage.’ In a letter to Vice President…

 

by Jim Abell
April 23, 2008
I’ve been collecting action figures for a long time now and everytime there’s a price increase I wince.  Like many of you, I get comfortable with the pricing on the lines I collect and it’s not easy to make an adjustment to new pricing, but I think we’re all going to be in for a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2008
Fans of all eras of Doctor Who can look forward to an incredible range of classic Doctor Who figures and monsters being launched in the UK by Character Options later this year. Recreate scenes from the classic series of Doctor Who with the poseable action figures. Each figure pack comes with a different collectable part…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2008
The gang over at BifBangPow continue to abide.  They have just released images of the second series of Lebowski figures, based of course, on the movie The Big Lebowski.  Coming in August 2008 we get the next round in the 8" vinyl line: The Dude (Hoodie) and Walter (Special Mission) – Shown below with and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Update! AFI "Man of Action" Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga sends in more pics from the con floor!     Update! AFI reader Sam "79bats" Freij sends in these pics from the con floor! More to come tonight!                        We had several friends sitting in on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Iron Cow has returned from Day One of New York comic con and uploaded all of his pictures and we have labeled EVERYONE OF THEM so you actually KNOW what you are looking at.   Check out the latest from: Mattel, Hasbro, DC Direct, Mezco, The Four Horsemen and much more! Click here to…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 18, 2008
It’s Friday again.  HeroClix tournament night.  And once again, minutes before I have to leave, I’m undecided as to the makeup of my army.  I’ll post up my HeroClix 101 tutorial (its in the All About Toys forum) soon, but for now I’d like to talk about the team I ran this week.  Choosing from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2008
  Scoop # 5 Ryu from Ninja Gaiden by NECA Not final product and pending approval – sculpt in progress Randy and the gang over at NECA have given us another awesome action figure debut to premiere during SCOOP WEEK.  The great video game character from games spanning from 1988 up to today has the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2008
 April 18, 2008 (Shawnee KS) – Cast-a-Way Toys is bringing the ACTION back! CAPTAIN ACTION that is. To launch their new line of Retro-style action-figures Cast-a-Way Toys is partnering with Captain Action Enterprises to produce new 8-inch scaled action figures based on the iconic Captain Action. This groundbreaking action-figure of the 60’s, actually the first…

 

by Jim Abell
April 15, 2008
Well, it’s just a little over two weeks until the official release of Hasbro’s new Indiana Jones toys and I’m chomping at the bit.  See, I’ve been waiting nearly 25 years for these just because I missed out on them the first time around.  Back then I read the novelization for Raiders of the Lost…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2008
A lot of our questions will be answered this coming weekend when NYCC launches, but even so, Mattel was able to squeeze in one more round of Q&A answers.  Thanks again to Toy Guru for fielding these.   Q1. So far as I’ve seen the SDCC exclusive hasn’t been revealed, but it is supposed to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
ACTION FIGURES   JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES  Sculpted by: Tim Bruckner From the pages of the much-loved ’80’s series of hilarious and action-packed stories that re-defined the term “Super-Hero Team” comes DC Direct’s JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL action figures!   Batman, Black Canary, G’Nort, Ice    Based on the series from Keith Giffen,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
AFI’s Toy Fair 2008 Recap Video   To kick off the 3rd Anniversary Celebration here is a video we cut together of our Toy Fair  2008 video footage.  This video covers a little of everything and gives you a bit of flavor of walking around the Javits  Center .  I hope you dig it!   Thanks to "Cubby" for cutting it together.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2008
Cybertron Philippines and SM Megamall presents: THE PHILIPPINE LAUNCHING OF THE IRON MAN MOVIE TOYS! Yes, folks, It’s official! Cybertron Philippines, in cooperation with SM Megamall, will launch the Iron Man Movie Toys.  Details of the event are as ff: Date: April 12, 2008 Venue: Toy Kingdom, SM Megamall There will be lots of activities…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2008
mattel Our friend Toy Guru has updated us on the pannels that Mattel will be participating in at New York Comic Con. Both panels will be on SATURDAY APRIL 19th. 11:00 – 12:00 Mattel and DC Comics – a heroic partnership. You’ve been a fan of Mattel’s popular DC toy lines, now find out the latest…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2008
truheroesclair NY– Mezco Toyz is gearing up for the release of the 1st wave of “Heroes” 7-inch action figures from the hit award-winning NBC series. The first of three assortments planned for 2008 will arrive in stores in June. In a move sure to thrill “Heroes” fans, Toys “R”Us will be offering two exciting exclusive figures:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2008
AFI EXCLUSIVE – The new DC UNIVERSE CLASSICS Commercial Debut! We have a VERY special treat today! Mattel is letting us debut their new/upcoming commercial for the DC Universe Classics line here on AFI! This is time it’s been seen outside the closed doors of Mattel and you see it here FIRST! It looks like a bit of a throw back to the old Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2008
Inspired by Cartoon Network’s hit television series for boys 6-11, Ben 10™, Bandai America has launched its "Ultimate Alien Hangout"sweepstakes, where one lucky winner will score a Ben 10 room transformation,featuring Ben 10 room décor, artwork and some of action figures. Fans can enter the sweepstakes online at www.bandai.com/ben10/alienhangout for a chance to win the room…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2008
New Collectible from McFarlane Toys Brings Xbox 360 Character to Life LOS ANGELES, CA: March 18, 2008 — Entertainment Earth (entertainmentearth.com) and McFarlane Toys (spawn.com) have joined forces to produce an exclusive action figure from developer Bungie’s mega-popular Halo franchise. Based on designs seen in the video game Halo 3 for the Microsoft Xbox 360…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2008
ACTION FIGURES SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 6 ACTION FIGURES The best-selling action figure line continues with its sixth set of figures, this time based on the popular story arc Enemies Among Us,illustrated by Ethan Van Sciver!Each figure features multiple points of articulation and abase.Clamshell 4/C blister card packaging.Advance-solicited; on sale November 5, 2008 * Action Figures* PIFigures…

 

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