Episodes
Cats and dogs, living together! Joining Erik for this special bonus pod, returning guest and friend of the pod Todd McFarlane of McFarlane Toys talks about his two most recent deals: Marvel Comics and UFC! Follow McFarlane Toys on Instagram @mcfarlane_toys_official [https://instagram.com/@mcfarlane_toys_official] Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube...
Published 05/24/24
Welcome to AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters! This is your AIC NEWS brief. Give us a few minutes, and we'll give you the goods. This week the AICNN anchors highlight toy industry news from the week of May 20th, 2024. Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeNtqD5fka34ndNJ4kD0zlw] Intro and...
Published 05/20/24
X-Men 97... EVER HEARD OF IT!??! Ahead of the season finale on Disney plus this week, we're joined on the pod by none other than the voice of Roberto Da Costa AKA Sunspot himself, Gui Agustini! Learn how this Brazilian-born actor found his way to X-Men and how much being part of the cultural phenomenon has been!  Watch the Season 1 Finale of X-Men 97 only on Disney+ this Wednesday, May 15th! Follow Gui on Instagram @guiagustini1 [https://instagram.com/guiagustini1] Follow us @aic_podcast...
Published 05/13/24
In this edition of Premium Toyetic Event, Dave and Erik break down their favorite looks from WWE Backlash 2024! See who they think should get put over by the folks at Mattel to find their way into the Main Event, Elite, and Ultimate edition lines! Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeNtqD5fka34ndNJ4kD0zlw] Intro and other...
Published 05/06/24
Welcome to AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters! This is your AIC NEWS brief. Give us a few minutes, and we'll give you the goods. This week the AICNN anchors highlight toy industry news from the week of April 29th, 2024. Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeNtqD5fka34ndNJ4kD0zlw] Intro and...
Published 04/29/24
This week we're joined on the pod by New Jersey's own James from Fox Forge Toys to talk about their latest 1:12 scale sci-fi toyline, Galactic Valor! Learn about James' history with the toy industry, how he got his start with Fox Forge Toys, and hear all about Galactic Valor! Back Galactic Valor https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/foxforgetoys/galactic-valor-action-figures?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=Galactic%20Valor Follow Fox Forge Toys on Instagram @foxforgetoys...
Published 04/22/24
Friend of the pod Jason Bienvenu from Spero is back on the show to talk about his latest successful Kickstarter campaign for Animal Warriors of Kingdom Series 2! With just a few days left, see why you should back this campaign before it's too late! Back AWOK Series 2 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thekingdomcomic/animal-warriors-of-the-kingdomtm-primal-series-2?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=animal%20warriors%20 Follow Spero Toys on Instagram @sperotoys...
Published 04/15/24
In this edition of Premium Toyetic Event, Dave breaks down his favorite looks from Wrestlemania XL Sunday! See who he thinks should get put over by the folks at Mattel to find their way into the Elite and Ultimate lines! Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeNtqD5fka34ndNJ4kD0zlw] Intro and other voices by Joe...
Published 04/13/24
In this edition of Premium Toyetic Event, Dave breaks down his favorite looks from Wrestlemania XL Saturday! See who he thinks should get put over by the folks at Mattel to find their way into the Elite and Ultimate lines! Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeNtqD5fka34ndNJ4kD0zlw] Intro and other voices by Joe...
Published 04/08/24
It's crazy to think that we've done 134 episodes about junk food and nothing else, right? Friend of the pod and returning guest Captain Yuma joins us for this VERY NORMAL AND DEFINITELY NOT SPECIAL BECAUSE OF THE AIR DATE episode of Adventures in Snacking.  Stay up-to-date with Yuma @yumabooma [https://instagram.com/yumabooma] on Instagram, and be sure to download the CW app to see him on NWA Powerr! Save 20% on Liquid I.V. by using our offer code at liquid-iv.com...
Published 04/01/24
Welcome to AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters! This is your AIC NEWS brief. Give us a few minutes, and we'll give you the goods. This week the AICNN anchors highlight toy industry news from the week of March 18th, 2024. Save 20% on Liquid I.V. by using our offer code at liquid-iv.com [https://liquid-iv.com/] Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter...
Published 03/25/24
Reveals! Details! Answers to burning questions! Our friends Emily, Lenny, and Tony from Hasbro's G.I. Joe team return to the show and hold very little back! In this nearly 90-minute epic, we're talking all about G.I. Joe Classified Series and it's one you don't want to miss! Stay up-to-date with G.I. Joe Classified through @hasbropulse [https://instagram.com/hasbropulse] on Instagram, and be sure to follow Emily @morphinomenally_emily [https://instagram.com/morphinomenally_emily], Lenny...
Published 03/18/24
In this edition of Premium Toyetic Event, Dave and Erik break down their favorite looks from the 2024 AEW Revolution! See who they think should get put over by the folks at Jazwares to find their way into the Unrivaled, Unmatched, and/or Supreme lines! Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeNtqD5fka34ndNJ4kD0zlw] Intro and...
Published 03/11/24
Ska isn't dead! On the heels of their new album and tour announcement, Half Past Two's guitarist/vocalist Max Beckman joins us to talk about his toy collection, comics, and the art of Ska!  Follow Half Past Two and Max on Instagram @halfpasttwoska [https://instagram.com/halfpasttwoska] and @kingotterpop [https://instagram.com/kingotterpop] We recently made Feedspot's list of "Top Toy Podcasts" check it out: https://blog.feedspot.com/toy_collecting_podcasts...
Published 03/04/24
In this edition of Premium Toyetic Event, Dave and Erik break down their favorite looks from the 2024 WWE Elimination Chamber! See who they think should get put over by the folks at Mattel to find their way into the Elite or Ultimate lines! Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeNtqD5fka34ndNJ4kD0zlw] Intro and other voices...
Published 02/26/24
The Toddfather himself Todd McFarlane joins us to talk 30 years of McFarlane Toys! From Spawn and DC Multiverse to Super Powers, Sports, and more, join us as Todd answers a bunch of questions and dives into the 30th anniversary celebration.  Follow McFarlane Toys and Todd on Instagram @mcfarlane_toys_official [https://instagram.com/mcfarlane_toys_official]and @toddmcfarlane [https://instagram.com/toddmcfarlane] Save 20% on Liquid I.V. by using our offer code at liquid-iv.com...
Published 02/19/24
Oh, you thought we were done talking about "Up For Auction?" Joining us on this special bonus edition of Adventures in Collecting is comedian, actor, and host of Nacelle's "Up For Auction" is none other than Chris Hardwick!  Follow Nacelle and Chris on Instagram @toysnacelle [https://instagram.com/toysnacelle] and @hardwick [https://instagram.com/hardwick] Catch all episodes of "Up For Auction" streaming NOW only on the CW Save 20% on Liquid I.V. by using our offer code at liquid-iv.com...
Published 02/14/24
Welcome to AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters! This is your AIC NEWS brief. Give us a few minutes, and we'll give you the goods. This week the AICNN anchors highlight toy industry news from the week of February 5, 2024. Save 20% on Liquid I.V. by using our offer code at liquid-iv.com [https://liquid-iv.com/] Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter...
Published 02/12/24
Returning once again to the pod is our good friend Brian Volk-Weiss from the Nacelle Company! Here to discuss his latest show, "Up for Auction" featuring Chris Hardwick, Brian fills us in on the series as well as updates for all of the toys in the growing Nacelleverse.  Follow Nacelle and Brian on Instagram @toysnacelle [https://instagram.com/toysnacelle] and @brianvolkweiss [https://instagram.com/brianvolkweiss] Catch all episodes of "Up For Auction" streaming February 8, 2024 only on the...
Published 02/05/24
In this inaugural edition of Premium Toyetic Event, Dave and Erik break down their favorite looks from Pro Wrestling's biggest live events - beginning with the 2024 WWE Royal Rumble! See who they think should get put over by the folks at Mattel to find their way into the Elite or Ultimate lines!  Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter [https://twitter.com/aic_podcast], and YouTube...
Published 01/29/24
Our first interview of 2024 welcomes a first-time guest to the show! For over two decades, Jada Toys has been a die-cast leader in collectibles, but over the past couple of years they've entered the 1:12 scale action figure game: and they've done it with a SPLASH. Hear from Jada Toys' VP of Marketing Mike Jimenez about the evolution of products from Jada Toys as well as his history with toys and the company! Follow Jada Toys on Instragam @jadatoys [https://instagram.com/jadatoys] for all the...
Published 01/22/24
Welcome to AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters! This is your AIC NEWS brief. Give us a few minutes, and we'll give you the goods. This week the AICNN anchors highlight toy industry news from the week of January 8, 2024. Save 12% at BlendJet - use our special link and the discount will be applied at checkout! zen.ai/aicpod12 [https://zen.ai/aicpod12] Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast],  TikTok...
Published 01/15/24
Let's put a clear exclamation mark on 2023 before we put our focus on 2024 and beyond - on our annual list episode, Dave and Erik break down their top 10 toy releases of the year! Who made the cut? Who got dropped from the half way list? Controversy? Intrigue? Listen and learn! Save 12% at BlendJet - use our special link and the discount will be applied at checkout! zen.ai/aicpod12 [https://zen.ai/aicpod12] Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook...
Published 01/08/24
Happy New Year! Before we hit you all with our best of 2023, let's look ahead to 2024 (and beyond). In this episode Dave and Erik sit down to chat about some of their favorite toy lines and what we hope they'll show us going forward! Save 12% at BlendJet - use our special link and the discount will be applied at checkout! zen.ai/aicpod12 [https://zen.ai/aicpod12] Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram [https://instagram.com/aic_podcast], Facebook [https://facebook.com/aicpodcast], Twitter...
Published 01/01/24