Tag: vintage

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
SuperPowersBannerAFI Gentle Giant take great delight in blowing up your childhood… but not in a bad way, in an amazing JUMBO way!  Today, on “Toy Fair Eve,” the good people at Gentle Giant ltd, have have two fantastic pre-Toy Fair announcements that they are letting us debut here on AFi. Gentle Giant ltd. has had tremendous success…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
BatmanTASBannerAFi Gentle Giant take great delight in blowing up your childhood… but not in a bad way, in an amazing JUMBO way!  Today, on “Toy Fair Eve,” the good people at Gentle Giant ltd, have have two fantastic pre-Toy Fair announcements that they are letting us debut here on AFi. Gentle Giant ltd. has had tremendous success…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2015
4HMPLNeutronBlast1   POWER LORDS FOR 2015!! Big things are coming for Power Lords in 2015! Fans have been asking many questions about the status of Power Lords over recents month, and we wanted to answer questions and give a status report on where the line stands and what the future holds. After a hugely successful first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2015
KotoDCSuperPowers1 Just moments ago Kotobukia made this announcement on their official Facebook page:   Return to the classic era of action figures with the DC Comics SUPER POWERS COLLECTION, a vintage-inspired line of ARTFX+ statues from Kotobukiya! With details such as “Power Action” stances, multiple points of non-articulation and real cloth capes it will feel like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2014
GGHoli14GrootSet1 Our friends over at GentleGiant Ltd./3D Systems have given us the opportunity to reveal their 2014 Holiday Item – The Holiday Potted Groot statue. As of this writing this statue has not been announced by Gentle Giant so even I don’t know all of the particulars, but I DID buy one of their holiday items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2014
DHArtOHeManLimitedEd1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Milwaukie, OR – Just in time for fans’ holiday wish lists, Dark Horse and Mattel announce that the biggest art book of 2015 – The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe – will receive a limited edition release. Restricted to 4,000 copies, The Art of He-Man and the Masters…

 

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 20, 2014
GGSWJUghnaut2 The Ugnaught race is known for their industrious nature in the Star Wars Universe. Seen first in Star Wars; The Empire Strikes Back, the Ugnaughts were the primary laborers on the Cloud City of Bespin. They can be seen tinkering with all manner of electrical and mechanical items, essentially keeping Cloud City up and running….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2014
GGJumboSecretWarsBlkSM1 It was announced today over on Marvel.com that Gentle Giant ltd. would be giving the Jumbo treatment to Mattel’s vintage Secret Wars line from 1984.    Just as we have seen in the past with Kenner’s Star Wars and Hasbro’s G.I. Joe line, the vintage 3.75″ figures have been lovingly scanned and enlarged to 12″, including…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2014
FMFEagleFrceHeader    You might have heard the rumblings, you might have seen a teaser, you might have made the wish in your heart, but the rumors are true!   Mego’s 1980’s era military action figure line “Eagle Force” is poised to make a comeback in 2015! We caught up with the Fresh Monkey himself, Bill Murphy to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2014
DCUCSPRiddlerChip1   As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2014
Immense New Publishing Program Will Include Many Other New Titles and Formats, Too   San Diego, CA (October 8, 2014) – Today, IDW Publishing and Disney announced their colossal team-up together to bring the lauded and revered Disney comics back to print in a number of exciting formats! Beginning in early 2015, fans can expect to see…

 

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