Tag: vintage

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2016
HasbroSDCC16MicroN4 Hasbro offers vintage-themed “Classic Collection” at SDCC It’s been a long time since Micronauts fans had new product to get excited about, but Hasbro is changing that in a big (but also small) way this July at San Diego Comic Con. “The Interchangeable World of the Micronauts” is back as the “Classic Collection” features three…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 5, 2016
GGSPJumboWWComp1 The team at Gentle Giant ltd were kind enough to let us show you this first look at their 12″ Jumbo Super Powers Wonder Woman figure.  These are a total flashback to the 80s and the look amazing in your collection. Wonder Woman and the Flash are shipping now with more characters on the way!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 4, 2016
Aliens_Prototype_logo Just when you thought you’s seen it all those mad geniuses at Super 7 have unearthed something so amazing as to not be believed!  The “lost” follow up to one of the most collectible and controversial action figures of all time – Kenner’s 1979 18″ Alien figure. At San Diego Comic Con 2016 you will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2016
GGSDCC16SWJumboLukeY9 Today our friends at Gentle Giant announced their first SDCC 2016 exclusive!  The return of Jumbo Tatooine Luke! Because YOU demanded it; the long sold out “Farm Boy Luke” is available again. Now with paint and packaging matching the original 1983 Return of the Jedi action figure. This low run edition was made for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2016
VintageDarkCrystal1 Some properties are so toy-ettic you just know they will have a toy line made for it.  As a kid one of the most desired movie-based toy lines for me was Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal.   However, no matter how hard I looked around back in 1982, there was next to NOTHING for me to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2016
ThunderCats-Fall-2012-Product-1 We have a special week planned for you all of you AFi readers next week… it’s a little later than I had originally planned, but better late than never!   I wanted to post this scoop last month as part of our 11th anniversary, but there was so much other news and reveals that week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2016
JokerSuperPowersJumboPoster Three new products are solicited today from the gang at Gentle Giant from across the spectrum of their licenses.  These items are available for pre-order now and will be shipping in Q1 of 2017.    We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the Super Powers Joker jumbo! PRODUCT: Super Powers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2016
Hasbro’s Mobile Armored Strike Kommand (M.A.S.K.) Returns In New Ongoing Comic Series San Diego, CA (May 2, 2016) – Joining other recent Hasbro additions to the IDW Publishing slate, ROM and Micronauts, M.A.S.K. will become the latest property to receive its own comic series. The fans have spoken and so by popular demand, M.A.S.K. will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2016
Yesterday on their official blog, Mondo announced the details of there Madballs relaunch pre-order: Everyone who’s anyone remembers Madballs, the now classic toy balls featuring disgustingly fun characters, and we’re stoked to bring them back as highly detailed vinyl ball figures. Based on the classic gross-out Madballs characters from the 80s, Horn Head, Skull Face,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2016
ScreenHunter_202 Jan. 27 01.36 It’s very common for toy companies to hire New York actors to be product presenters every year at Toy Fair.   This week some footage surfaced of Vin Diesel “before he was famous” working as a product demonstrator for Mattel and their Street Sharks figure line back at the 1994 Toy Fair. So sit back…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2015
ScreenHunter_164 Dec. 08 02.38 It’s never been a big secret in the collecting world that musician and actor Rick Springfield had an impressive collection of vintage Kenner Star Wars figures, but I think this is one of the first times he has shown it anywhere in public.   This week Rolling Stone caught up with Springfield and he opened…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2015
LexLuthorJumboPoster Three new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant ltd. early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the BTAS Catwoman jumbo and the next in their Super Powers Jumbo line.  Then we go SMALL for some Secret Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2015
MicroBobbles270x270 This week Gentle Giant solicits the new Marvel Secret Wars Micro Bobble series 1.   We first broke the news of these last month as part of our SDCC coverage.  Now we have more details on wave one and where they will be available.  Check out the details below, and check out our Gentle Giant Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
SWFFCountDAug18 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 17 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is… shhhhhh.   shhhhhhhh!  The band is starting! And it’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2015
SWFFAug16 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 19 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is Ol’ Yak Face.   I have to wonder… if…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
SWFFAug15 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 22 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is hands down my FAVORITE set in the vintage Micro…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2015
SWFFCountDAug4 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 31 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is the first large size Star Wars figure I ever bought……

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
SalaciousCrumbHoliday2 Today  Gentle Giant ltd/3D Systems announced their first 2015 holiday item – Salacious Crumb Holiday 2015 Jumbo Figure.   Since there was not a GG Premier Club exclusive figure as a reward for signing up for the PM, this PGM exclusive figure will have to do for fans of the Jumbo line.   The figure is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly30 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 36 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is a great, underrated classic playset.   Sure it seems like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly21 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 45 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is the man who most embodies romance and malt liquor –…

 

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