Tribbles Have Taken Over a New Star Trek Minimates Enterprise Exclusive!
April 2013 - The original Star Trek television series lasted 79 episodes, but few were as memorable – or hilarious – as "The Trouble with Tribbles." Introducing the Tribble species to the Star Trek universe, the classic 1967 episode remains one of the most referenced and revisited of the original series, which is why Diamond Select Toys decided to pay tribute to the episode with their newest Star Trek Minimates exclusive!
Heroes Return in Thundercats Classic Minimates Series 3 by Icon Heroes
Honolulu, HI, March 20, 2013 – It's time for Thundercat reinforcements! Icon Heroes, LLC just released the highly anticipated third series of Thundercats Classic Minimates. A whole new line of heroes come to Minimate life with Tygra, Cheetara, Wilykit and Wilykat. As a special bonus feature, this set includes a mini RoBear Bill figure.
Produced in conjunction with Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum, each Minimate stands 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and key character accessories. Tygra has his bolo whip, Cheetara and her staff, and the Thunderkittens with their smoke bombs, lassos, and hoverboards. This make a great addition to the Series 1 heroes set of Lion-O, Panthro, Jaga and Mumm-Ra and Series 2 villains set of Slythe, Jackalman, Vultureman, and Monkian.
New Thundercats Minimates Have Landed! Series 3 is In Stock at AFX!
March 2013 - ThunderCats fans have been lapping up Icon Heroes' new ThunderCats products like a kitten lapping up milk, and now the company has released a third set in their popular ThunderCats Minimates line. Produced in conjunction with Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum, the Series 3 box set rounds out the main band of Thunderan refugees, with Minimates of Tigra, Cheetara, Wilykit and Wilykat, as well as a mini-figure of RoBear Bill.
Klingon Disruptor Gets New Packaged Pics, Demo Video and Exclusive Variant!
February 25, 2013 - Is Diamond Select Toys defecting to the Klingon Empire? First they gave Star Trek fans two insanely detailed Klingon Bird of Prey electronic ships, now it's two electronic replicas of the Klingon disruptor!
With three different settings, the thumb trigger can activate single shot, rapid-fire and "disintegrate" sound effects, with a flickering red LED at the muzzle. The standard model is based on the weapon's appearance in Star Trek: The Next Generation, but Action Figure Xpress will have an exclusive Star Trek III version of Commander Kruge's weapon of choice! Check out the packaging and the demonstration videos below!
Link to AFX-exclusive Kruge edition:
Link to Standard edition demonstration:
A Variant on the Klingon Bird of Prey Ship De-Cloaks!
February 2013 - When Diamond Select began developing the first alien ship in their electronic Star Trek ship series, they knew that they couldn't just make one version of the iconic Klingon Bird of Prey. The ship has such a rich film history that to pick just one appearance would be an affront to its honor! So while the Star Trek VI version of the Bird of Prey is out in stores now, DST has created a special Star Trek III version exclusively for Action Figure Xpress!
Action Figure Xpress Brings New Thundercats and Alpha Flight Minimates to NYCC
October 2012 - Visitors to the Action Figure Xpress booth at the San Diego Comic-Con were treated to two unprecedented Minimates box sets: the first Minimates of the Marvel super-team Alpha Flight and the first Minimates ever for the original Thundercats cartoon! Well, response was so strong for those sets at SDCC that AFX is continuing those two lines at New York Comic-Con!
NYCC attendees will have the chance to pic up an entirely new Alpha Flight-themed Marvel Minimates box set at the show, featuring Sasquatch, Aurora, Snowbird and Shaman. In addition to the SDCC set's Guardian, Puck, Marrina and Northstar, the Canadian superteam will also get a two-pack of Vindicator and Box at Toys "R" Us this fall.
Thundercats and Alpha Flight Join this Year's Exclusive Minimates at SDCC!
July 6, 2012 - Next week's Comic-Con International in San Diego just got two more awesome Minimates exclusives! Only available at the Action Figure Xpress booth (#3345), two all-new four-packs will make their debut at the show, one from the long-running Marvel Minimates series, and one from the brand-new Thundercats line!
Action Figure Xpress Rocks SDCC 2012 with Exclusive Peavey McFarlane Spider-Man Rockmaster Electric Guitar
(HONOLULU, HI) - (July 7, 2012) - For this year's SDCC, AFX is proud to debut something perfect for those wanting to bring together their love of comics and music - the Peavey McFarlane Spider-Man Rockmaster Electric Guitar, featuring Spider-Man #1 artwork from comics legend Todd McFarlane.
This San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Guitar is only available from the Action Figure Xpress SDCC booth (#3345), and is limited to only 100 numbered pieces worldwide. The Rockmaster Guitar is a full-size electric guitar with a high-gloss finish on a basswood body which provides excellent balance and tone. The maple neck and rosewood fretboard enable fast rhythm and lead playing. Each guitar comes with a strap and amplifier cord and is priced at $275.
ICON HEROES TO OFFER LICENSED MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE HE-MAN POWER SWORD LETTER OPENER
Manufacturer of Pop Culture Toys and Collectibles, Icon Heroes, to Offer New He-Man Power Sword Exclusively at San Diego Comic-Con July 12th-14th
SAN DIEGO (July 4, 2012), Defend Eternia with the Masters of the Universe He-Man Power Sword Letter Opener by Icon Heroes, LLC. Wield He-Man's Power Sword from your desk and swiftly open your mail! Crafted in metal, the He-Man Power Sword letter opener measures approximately seven inches long and is available for $20 exclusively at 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International, Action Figure Xpress Booth 3345.
March 2012 - Icon Heroes has sent an update on their Thundercats display piece:
Hello, we are pleased to announce our Thundercats Cats Lair Polystone Environment has arrived! It was on display at this past weekend's Wondercon show in Anaheim and received fantastic reviews! Here are the details and where to purchase:
Because every hero needs a place to unwind, Icon Heroes created the museum replica of the Cats Lair. Made of heavy weight polystone, this environment statue measures a massive 7.9" wide x 11" deep x 9.5" tall and weighs approximately 6 pounds. A perfect backdrop for your Thundercats station figures, this environment is detailed with towering archways, mechanical like claws, and blazing red cat eyes. The Cats Lair is the pivotal training ground, operations base, and sleeping quarters for the Thundercats. Sold exclusively by Action Figure Xpress and limited to only 600 pieces, this individually numbered collectors piece is a rare find.