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The AFB Podcast Episode 65: Rapid Fire Reviews / Kenner Super Powers

The AFB Podcast Episode 65: Rapid Fire Reviews / Kenner Super Powers

Episode SIXTY FIVE of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join John, Scott and Adam for Episode Sixty Five of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week our Toy of the Week is a set of Rapid Fire Reviews, and our discussion topic is the next in our “Greatest Toyline Ever Series: Kenner’s Super Powers.

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Sixty-Five here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! 

The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!




May 27, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 62: Marvel Select Rhino / Female Action Figures

The AFB Podcast Episode 62: Marvel Select Rhino / Female Action Figures

Episode SIXTY TWO of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Scott, Ben and Justin for Episode Sixty Two of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week our Toy of the Week is the Marvel Select Rhino Action Figure, and our discussion topic is Female Action Figures – we talk about the good, the bad and the frequently very ugly of ladies in toy form!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Sixty-Two here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!


Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!






May 25, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 63: Dark Knight Returns Batman / Exclusives: Who Needs ‘Em?

The AFB Podcast Episode 63: Dark Knight Returns Batman / Exclusives: Who Needs ‘Em?

Episode SIXTY THREE of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Eli, Justin and John for Episode Sixty Three of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week our Toy of the Week is the Mattel Dark Knight Returns Batman Action Figure, and our discussion topic is Exclusives – Who Needs ‘Em?

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Sixty-Three here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!


Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!




May 25, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 64: Walking Dead Michonne / Pre-Orders

The AFB Podcast Episode 64: Walking Dead Michonne / Pre-Orders

Episode SIXTY FOUR of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Ben, Scott and Adam for Episode Sixty Four of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week our Toy of the Week is the McFarlane Toys Walking Dead Michonne Action Figure, and our discussion topic is The Pros and Perils of Pre-Ordering.

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Sixty-Four here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! 


The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!



May 25, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 61: Crowdfunded Toy Projects

The AFB Podcast Episode 61: Crowdfunded Toy Projects

Episode SIXTY ONE of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Scott, Ben and John for Episode Sixty ONEof the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

We’re spending this episode looking at Crowdfunded Toy Projects, and talking to the people behind two successfully funded Kickstarter Projects – Todd from the Legendary Monsters Action Figure Line and the team from the super-cute PapaBehr USB Toy. 

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Sixty-One here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

NOTE: There is no enhanced podcast this week. sorry!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!




April 28, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 60: Premium Format Storm / GI Joe Con 2013 / Flash of Two Worlds Statue

The AFB Podcast Episode 60: Premium Format Storm / GI Joe Con 2013 / Flash of Two Worlds Statue

Episode SIXTY of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Scott, Ben and John for Episode Sixty of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week Ben takes a look at the Sideshow Premium Format Storm Figure as our Toy of the Week, John visits the 2013 G.I. Joe Con, and Scott looks at the DC Direct Flash of Two Worlds Statue in honour of the life of Carmine Infantino.

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Sixty here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

NOTE: There is no enhanced podcast this week. sorry!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!



April 25, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Q&A Episode 4: Adam!

The AFB Podcast Q&A Episode 4: Adam!

It’s time for another one-on-one conversation with one of the AFB Podcast Hosts, and this time around it’s the turn of everyone’s favourite “Westy” – Adam Douglas!
You can download Episode 4 of the AFB Q&A – an interview with Adam “Wes…

April 25, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 59: SH Figuarts Perfect Cell / Terrible Toyhood Traumas

The AFB Podcast Episode 59: SH Figuarts Perfect Cell / Terrible Toyhood Traumas

Episode FIFTY-NINE of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Ben, John and Adam for Episode Fifty-Nine of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week Adam takes a look at the SH Figuarts Perfect Cell Action Figure as our Toy of the Week, and then the crew discusses “Terrible Toyhood Traumas” – and re-live some of the mishaps and misfortunes that befell some of their childhood toys. You may not look at some of our hosts the same again!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Nine here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

NOTE: There is no enhanced podcast this week. sorry!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!



April 8, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 58: MOTUC Ram-Man / Toy Packaging

The AFB Podcast Episode 58: MOTUC Ram-Man / Toy Packaging

Episode FIFTY-EIGHT of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join John, Scott and Justin for Episode Fifty-Eight of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week Justin takes a look at the Masters of the Universe Ram-Man as our Toy of the Week, and then we take in-depth look at the “The Outer Shell” – Toy and Statue Packaging!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Eight here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!


NOTE: There is no enhanced podcast this week. sorry!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!




April 5, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 57: Funko Pop Vinyl Ghost Rider / Toy History of Deadpool

The AFB Podcast Episode 57: Funko Pop Vinyl Ghost Rider / Toy History of Deadpool

Episode FIFTY-SEVEN of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Eli, Scott, Adam and John for Episode Fifty-Seven of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week John takes a look at the Funko Pop Vinyl Ghost Rider as our Toy of the Week, and then we take in-depth look at the Toy History of Marvel’s Deadpool!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Seven here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!






March 23, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 56: Bowen Scarlet Witch / Marvel Legends Hit Monkey Wave

The AFB Podcast Episode 56: Bowen Scarlet Witch / Marvel Legends Hit Monkey Wave

Episode FIFTY-SIX of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Ben, Justin and Scott for Episode Fifty-Six of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week Scott takes a look at the Bowen Designs Scarlet Witch Variant Statue as our Toy of the Week, and then we take in-depth look at the Marvel Legends Hit Monkey Wave!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Six here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!



March 21, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 55: Medicom Alphonse Elric / Greatest Toyline Ever Contender #1: G.I. Joe

The AFB Podcast Episode 55: Medicom Alphonse Elric / Greatest Toyline Ever Contender #1: G.I. Joe

Episode FIFTY-FIVE of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Adam, John and Ben for Episode Fifty-Five of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week Ben takes a look at the Medicom Alphonse Elric (Full Metal Alchemist) Action Figure as our Toy of the Week, and then we start the search for the Greatest Toy Line in History with our first contender: G.I. Joe!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Five here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!





March 12, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 54: Vintage Toy Restoration with Flag Points’ Dave and Infinite Hollywood’s Netwon Gimmick!

The AFB Podcast Episode 54: Vintage Toy Restoration with Flag Points’ Dave and Infinite Hollywood’s Netwon Gimmick!

Episode FIFTY-FOUR of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This episode John is left to run the fort alone, and he calls in his friends Dave from the Flag Points Podcast and Newton Gimmick from Infinite Hollywood to discuss Vintage Toy Restoration!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Four here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Many thanks to Dave and Newton for giving their time to help us out!

Happy listening!


March 3, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 53: Sculptor Tim Miller and the DC Bombshells Line!

The AFB Podcast Episode 53: Sculptor Tim Miller and the DC Bombshells Line!

Episode FIFTY-THREE of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Scott and John for Episode Fifty-Three of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This episode we have a special catch up with sculptor Tim Miller. We cover Tim’s background and career, but we’re specifically excited about the DC Bombshells Statue series that Tim is sculpting for DC Collectibles based on the art of Ant Lucia. It’s a great chat and you will enjoy the listen!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Three here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!


Many thanks to Tim for so generously giving of his time!

Happy listening!



February 24, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 52: Listener Rapid Fire Reviews!

The AFB Podcast Episode 52: Listener Rapid Fire Reviews!

Episode FIFTY-TWO of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Scott, Ben, Justin and John for Episode Fifty-One of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week we finish off our rundown of news from Toy Fair 2013 and then celebrate one year of episodes by handing over to our listeners for a set of fun Rapid Fire Reviews!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Two here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!


As an added bonus for our birthday, you’ll be getting an extra episode this weekend, as Scotty and John had a chance to talk to sculptor Tim Miller about the new DC Bombshells Statue Line from DC Collectibles! Stay tuned!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!

February 24, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 51: Play Arts Kai Arkham City Catwoman / Star Wars Black

The AFB Podcast Episode 51: Play Arts Kai Arkham City Catwoman / Star Wars Black

Episode FIFTY-ONE of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Ben, Scott, John and Adam for Episode Fifty-One of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This week Scotty takes a look at the Play Arts Kai Arkham City Catwoman Action Figure as our Toy of the Week, and then we look at the Star Wars Black 6″ Announcement – and things get a bit heated when the panel is split 50/50 for and against this radical change to Star Wars collecting!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-One here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!

February 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
The AFB Podcast Episode 49: Designer Vinyl with John “Spanky” Stokes!

The AFB Podcast Episode 49: Designer Vinyl with John “Spanky” Stokes!

Episode FORTY NINE of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join John, Scott and Adam for Episode Forty Nine of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

Episode Forty-Nine includes our regular features, and then a chat with John Stokes of spankystokes.com to learn a thing or two about designer vinyl toys. We had great fun chatting to John and I’m sure you will enjoy listening!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Forty Nine here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!

February 14, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 50 – Interview with Randy Bowen!

The AFB Podcast Episode 50 – Interview with Randy Bowen!

Episode FIFTY of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Eli, Scott and Ben for Episode Fifty of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

We celebrate turning 50 episodes old in style by chatting to the one and only Randy Bowen of Bowen Designs! It’s a great chat as we cover Randy’s background before Bowen Designs, including his work on the Death Dealer statue based on Frank Frazetta‘s artwork, what it’s like to run Bowen Designs, and then Ben and Scott each have a go at selling their pet characters as the next Bowen Statues. You might be surprised by the response!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!


February 10, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 48: Marvel Select Storm / Blue Beetle Toy History

The AFB Podcast Episode 48: Marvel Select Storm / Blue Beetle Toy History

Episode FORTY EIGHT of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join Scott, Justin and Eli for Episode Forty Eight of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

Episode Forty-Eight includes our Toy of the the Week feature, where Eli takes a look at the Marvel Select Storm Action Figure, and our next instalment in our Toy History series, where we take a look at toys and statues made for Justin’s favourite super-guy, Blue Beetle!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Forty Eight here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!

January 25, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 47: Rapid Fire Reviews / ShelfLife.net’s James Chillcott

The AFB Podcast Episode 47: Rapid Fire Reviews / ShelfLife.net’s James Chillcott

Episode FORTY SEVEN of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


Join John, Adam and Ben for Episode Forty Seven of the Action Figure Blues Podcast! The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

Episode Forty Seven includes the return of Rapid Fire Reviews, as Adam takes a look at Bandai‘s version of Evangelion, John unearths a G.I. Joe Classic and Ben reviews a…… bobble head???


Then, we are joined by James Chillcott of ShelfLife.net to discuss managing your collection, and take a look at the unique structure that ShelfLife offers to do just that and more!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Forty Seven here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!

January 17, 2013 | By More