Tag: toys

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 28, 2012
Flagg-catalog.jpg Just for the holidays, I’m reposting one of my favorite Times Past recollections…I hope you all had a safe and happy holiday. Enjoy! – – – – – With the holidays here, this seemed like a good time to share my memory of receiving one of the greatest gifts ever. Read on! 1985.  Arguably the greatest…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2012
20121225-011151.jpg And THIS is what it looked like at my local Toys R Us… I hope you all found what you were looking for. Merry Christmas from all of us at AFi!!

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2012
Oshawa, ON December 22 2012 -They were sometimes poorly made, had little to no relation to the  license attached to them and you probably likely don’t remember what  happened to them after you convinced your parents to get it. Still,  lower cost Rack Toys are an essential element to any happy childhood as  evidenced by…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 19, 2012
ENDISNEAR1.jpg The End is Nigh! ok, ok, maybe you were expecting that from me, being the resident AFi Conspiracy Theorist and all.  Of course I couldn’t resist referencing the upcoming(?) Mayan Calendar Event.  But within our hobby, there is another End-of-Days Scenario unfolding. It’s the end of the (collecting) world as we know it…but do you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 6, 2012
mattel.gif Third Global Mattel 12 Days of Play Program Spotlights the Importance of Play Through Events Reaching More Than 50,000 Children Worldwide   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Today Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT) announced the start of its third annual global Mattel 12 Days of Play program, a philanthropic series of events that bring play to children who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2012
PuttyDrop-150x150.jpg Join The Franklin Institute and its Official Putty Partner, Crazy Aaron’s Puttyworld, on Dec. 8 as they drop 50 pounds of putty from the ceiling of the museum’s Bartol Atrium in a fun and interactive science demonstration     PHILADELPHIA – November 28, 2012 – Science will bounce off the walls of The Franklin Institute…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2012
Announces Inductees into Toy Industry Hall of Fame New York, NY | November 19, 2012– The Toy Industry Association (TIA) kicked off the holiday shopping season today by announcing the 84 finalists for the prestigious 2013 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY). Between now and January 13, 2013, toy lovers of all ages can visit…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2012
STAR_WARS_EpVI_Vader-150x150.jpg   PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is proud to announce that its STAR WARS action figures were today inducted into The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong . The toys are being recognized for the impact of their original debut which forever changed the toy landscape and continue to resonate with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2012
Zombies & Toys has a Halloween exclusive treat with a trick! Celebrate your favorite holiday with a Halloween edition of Z.O.M.B.I.E. toys available exclusively through Zombies & Toys.  From the folks at October Toys, this translucent orange edition contains black glitter and will live longer than the rotting pumpkin on your porch.  A word of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2012
New in stock and preorders from BigBadToyStore.com ————- NEW PREORDERS ————- TRANSFORMERS DARK OF THE MOON MEGATRON DARK ENERGON EDITION This new Asian exclusive recolor has Leader Class Megatron redone in black, purple and silver.  We have this figure listed at $139.99, and he is set to come out sometime this December. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11582&mode=retail “GREMLINS” MOGWAI…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
Here is a quick update on a variety of new items listed today: PRE-ORDERS SUPER ALLOY BATMAN – 1/6 SCALE JIM LEE VERSION Play Imaginative is releasing a new 85% die-cast version of Batman in his New 52 suit as designed by Jim Lee.  This 1/6 scale figure has more than 50 points of articulation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2012
We’ve got a lot of pictures up in our SDCC 2012 galleries and more on the way! Check them all out here!

 

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