Tag: toys

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2008
Toy Fair Video #1- Mattel/Fisher Price’s Elmo Live   Now that we have all of our Toy Fair 08 pictures labeled and posted I can start posting some of the video I shot. This first video may not appeal to all action figure collectors, but this product was the talk of Toy Fair 08 and I think you can see the potential in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2008
It’s been a long road for Ramathorr and the rest of his Anitherian Nine buddies, and if the timing’s right, their road may finally lead them to the 2008 New York Comic Con! Since beginning production on their latest wave of action figures, the Four Horsemen have encountered snag after snag with the first factory…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2008
Whenever I’m in a Target looking for figures I make it a point to swing by the aisle where they have the Schleich product.  For those of you that might not be familiar with their work, Schleich is the company that makes an incredibly diverse range of scaled animals, knights,fairies, Indians, trees, buildings and so…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2008
Once again our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our monthly burning questions:    Q1: What are the prices for the NYCC exclusives? A:  Knightshadow Batman, Black Suit Superman and Tech Suit Mr. Freeze will be $10.00 each or all three for $25.00 Q2: Mattel, will you please create a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2008
Wizard World Los Angeles announced that Kotobukiya, Japan’s number one collector toy company, will be hosting a special panel at 11 a.m. this Saturday (March 15) in Room 304, showcasing an exciting new line of statues. The panel, to be presented by Kotobukiya’s Frank Supiot and moderated by ToyFare Editor Zach Oat, promises to give…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2008
I was in the mall tonight and stopped by the little mom and pop toy store that always has some fun bootleg items.  I came across this:   Ya know… I think I would have enjoyed Spider-man3 more if they had replaced the emo dance number with footage of Spider-man riding around New York on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2008
The official Indiana Jones website revealed the new poster for the upcoming movie "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull." The poster was painted by Drew Struzan. Click here to go to indianajones.com to get the poster in high resolution on your desktop. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal SkullIn Theaters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2008
Following up our news last week of the NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle exclusive boxed set at New York Comic Con we now have a look at what set looks like in the package.       This exclusive, limited to just 500 pieces, will be the only version of the box set to contain…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2008
  According to Universal Studios, the first trailer for the upcoming "Incredible Hulk" movie will be attached to Doomsday, in theaters this Friday March 14th.   Check your local listings for information and show times.   

 

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