Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2008
Looks like Minimates are about to enter a War Zone of their very own!  Based on this year’s Marvel sequel, the Punisher returns to the Marvel Minimates line with this Punisher: War Zone Minimates Box Set! Due out on December 5, Punisher: War Zone reunites us with Frank Castle – this time played by Rome‘s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2008
Mattel and Fisher-Price(R) Named to Time to Play’s “Most Wanted” Holiday List NEW YORK, Oct 01, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) and its Fisher-Price(R) division made headlines today at the Time to Play(TM) press conference held in New York City, announcing Elmo Live, Laugh & Learn(TM) Smart  Bounce & Spin Pony(TM) and Hot Wheels(R) Turbo Driver(TM) Controller to be some of this holiday season’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2008
Some of the most ground-breaking and innovative comic book characters in history will be coming to Diamond Select Toys in 2009!  Based on the immortal works of Will Eisner, we are very excited to announce a new line of Minimates featuring none other than Denny Colt – more famously known as The Spirit! Beginning in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2008
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums:     Q1) Why was the Holiday Hal Jordan figure included in Mattel’s JLU showcase at SDCC? If he’s such a no-no(from DC/WB’s point of view), then why put him in there? Was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2008
Vader over at our sister site AFHub has put together a great interview with Hot Toys’ chief sculptor Yulli. Yulli was responsivle for what may end up being the best figure of 2008- Hot Toy’s Bank Robber Joker from The Dark Knight.   Check out this great Q&A with an amazing sculptor here!

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2008
In the coming weeks Four Horsemen Toy Design Studios will launch into the 4th installment of their online fan-based action figure experiment, FANtastic Exclusive (http://www. FANtasticExclusive.com) and they want you to be involved in the voting and discussion. If you want your voice heard, and you want to have a hand in the choosing and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2008
Mattel has been busy this week sending out new images of upcoming DC Universe product.  Here’s a round up so you know where to look for all the new goodies:   Raving Toy Maniac has the Wave V DCU Classics carded images. This is the Walmart exclusive wave.   You can see them by clicking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2008
Two days before I moved I got a package in the mail from Mattel of the new wave of Justice League Unlimited figures.But that didn’t stop me from snapping a bunch of pictures of this new wave for you.  Normally this would be posted as a feature, but because of the move and unpacking the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2008
We have gotten word from LucasArts and Hasbro regarding the much-anticipated The Force Unleashed Stormtrooper Commander 3-3/4" figure — and we wanted to make sure you knew about it in case you are making the midnight Trek out tonight.  In the U.S., it will be available at GameStop at midnight on Sept 15th (the first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2008
These are the DC Direct Solicitations for items in store May 2009.  It includes and extension of the Superman/Batman line and one of the most anticipated Statues in comic book history!   ACTION FIGURES   SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 7 ACTION FIGURES DESIGNED BY SHANE DAVIS The popular Superman/Batman series of action figures hits lucky 7! From…

 

by Scott Rogers
September 10, 2008
I don’t know about you, I really like the DC Infinite Heroes line. But I was getting confused about the release figures and dates. So, I put together a visual check-list for 2008. Happy Hunting! HOLY WAL-MART BATMAN! Another BIG UPDATE (11/06/08)

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2008
Ole’ Matty comes through again and sent us packaged pictures of the fourth wave of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics line, including the variants and KB exclusives.  Sonic Arm Cyborg and Maskless Batman Beyond are the exclusives for KB stores. Captain Atom Gold and Silver will be at a 50/50 ratio, Artemis will be a chase…

 

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