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by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2015
ReAction Figures: Breaking Bad Say his name… The gritty, high-stakes world of Breaking Bad is coming to ReAction! The twisted partnership between Walter White and Jesse Pinkman is represented, as well as Gustavo Fring, the most feared man in the… empire business.   Available in April!   ReAction Figures: The Karate Kid This 80s classic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2015
AFWD Logo Following a successful launch in 2014, Action Figure Work Day has set Friday, March 6th 2015, as the second annual Take Your Action Figure To Work Day. Take Your Action Figure To Work Day began when Randy Ham brought a Teen Titans Raven variant to work with him and posted a few photos of her…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2015
FunkoTF15Booth2 Check out AFi’s video virtual tour of Funko’s booth at Toy Fair 2015!  See all the new reveals for Pop Vinyl, ReAction,Vinyl Idols, Vinyl Vixens, Legacy Collection, Mystery Minis and More!   Also check out our full Funko Image Gallery from Toy Fair 2015 right here!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2015
NECATF15pic2 Randy Falk from NECA gives us the full rundown of all of the new NECA offerings that were on display at their 2015 Toy Fair booth.    Randy also reveals some news about some upcoming items that they didn’t have in the showroom…   There’s a lot of great information and a LOT of awesome looking toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
AFi_NYTF15_2 The second day of Toy Fair 2015 is done and we have an all new round of pictures from 17 different companies!  That’s over 20 new galleries of new toy goodness! Check out the 2015 Toy Fair Gallery for pictures of all the latest offerings from: Mattel McFarlane Toys NECA Mezco Toys Diamond Select Toys Square…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
DSC_0707 One of my first stops yesterday was stopping by the DC Collectibles booth, where my old pal Jim Fletcher walked me through all of the latest and greatest product offerings that the good people at DCC have cooked up for us. What you WON’T see in the video is where I pushed him to the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
LegionofDansLogo When a project starts with an email with the subject line “I’ve got a cockamamie idea…” you know it has to be good! SECRET ORIGINS This podcast was an idea that came to me late last year.   I’ve been in the action figure journalism biz for a long time, and there are a lot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2015
DCArrowDiggle1 DC COLLECTIBLES UNVEILS 2015 LINE-UP INCLUDING NEW ACTION FIGURES FROM HIT TV SERIES “ARROW” & “THE FLASH” AND AN ALL-NEW DC COMICS “ICONS” ACTION FIGURE LINE AHEAD OF NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR First-Ever Batmobile Scaled for 6’’ Action Figures Inspired by Batman: The Animated Series Set to Debut in 2015   Burbank, Calif. –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2015
CAimage Captain Action Vinyl Collectable Figure to debut at C2E2   New Albany, OH (February 11, 2015) – The Toy Revolutionaries at CKRTLAB Toys reimagine Captain Action, the original super-hero action figure in a bold new way! CKRTLAB and Captain Action Enterprises are proud to announce the launch of the first-ever Captain Action vinyl figure. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2015
This weekend kicks off Toy Fair 2015 so since I have an action figure website and Jason has a toy company it only makes sense that we spend a good chunk of this episode talking about toys and the toy industry.  We have quite a bit of “behind-the-scenes” toy talk in this episode so we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2015
WheToynTrain3 Earlier this week thieves broke into the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum in Wheeling, WV.    Glass cases were smashed, speciffic items were taken.  It appears that the robbers knew just what they were after in the break in.  In addition to the Kruger Street museum being a valuable asset in the preservation of toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2015
AAOUTitanIM1 Out and about at my local Target and Toys R Us stores and I’m starting to see a lot of Hasbro Avengers 2 Age of Ultron product:   3.75″ toy line 2″ toy line 12″ Titans figures   Role Play

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2015
McFTWDConstSetChart1 The following news on the McFarlane Toys ‘The Walking Dead” construction sets was posted today over on Todd McFarlane’s official Facebook page: The Walking Dead building sets are coming to THOUSANDS of MORE STORES!!!!! Beginning now…!!!!! When we first launched our THE WALKING DEAD building sets last fall exclusively at Toys ”R” Us…. they couldn’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2015
BATMAN THE ANIMATED SERIES/THE NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES ROXY ROCKET The fan-favorite line of 6” action figures from the Emmy Award-winning animated series continues with Roxy Rocket! For the first time ever you can own Roxy and her famed rocket in this deluxe figure pack. Figure comes with show specific accessories, display base and rocket with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2014
4HMRavensShipping2 This official update from the Four Horsemen about their Gothitropolis Ravens Action Figure Kickstarter was posted today on their social media pages: We shipped out 200 Gothitropolis: Ravens Kickstarter orders yesterday via FedEx SmartPost, and we should be able to ship out another 300 or so orders today. We’re expecting to have all of the Kickstarter…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2014
MattelTent14pic1 It’s that time of year again! Once a year, at Mattel’s  headquarters in El Segundo, they hold their annual holiday tent sale.  This sale typically runs from Halloween until just before Christmas around the corner from their main building in an adjacent parking lot.   The sale is primarily made up of bulk overstock toy of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
Author Philip Reed sent us the information on his current action figure book that is wrapping up on Kickstarter in a little over a week. Philip describes the project as “Scattered thoughts on the action figure marketing of the eighties.”  His new book   Each Sold Separately, Action Figure Marketing of the 80s  is a 48-page…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 24, 2014
FunkoGPKAnnounce1 Just announced over on Funko’s official Facebook page: We are excited to team up with Garbage Pail Kids to produce a line of GPK toys, figures and vinyl collectibles to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Garbage Pail Kids in 2015! I expect we will see a full press conference/announcement coming soon.

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2014
A new kickstarter campaign launched today started by my friend and former Mattel and Spin Master brand manager Jim Murphy called the INVICTA CHALLENGE.  Several of the rewards and stretch goals feature action figures designed and sculpted by the Four Horsemen Design Studio.   Check out all the details about the campaign below:   INVICTA Challenge…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2014
DconLogo2 This past weekend in Pasadena, fans flocked to D-Con, AKA DesignerCon 2014.  Despite it occurring in my “back yard” each year, this is the first year I have been able to attend.   It’s a terrific show, with great programming, great vendors and a great energy.  The show is gaining popularity and has doubled in size…

 

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