Tag: toys

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2008
Once again our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our post NYCC burning questions:   Q1. Is the Wal-mart Wave considered wave 5 of DCUC or is it a separate wave in your numbering system?   Thereby making the Hawkman/Mr. Miracle/Recovery Suit Superman wave 5 or wave 6? A: The Wal-Mart…

 

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…

 

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