Border Patrol: DC Universe Classics Batman, Robin, Superman, and Giganta

In AFP’s Border Patrol, we scour active eBay auctions for customized action figures that you won’t want to let slip by!

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DC Universe Classics New 52 Batman and Robin by ACCustomFigures.com – this pair of the New 52 Caped Crusaders are listed separately but have the odd distinction that Robin is kicking the crap out of Batman – the Boy Wonder is closing in on $2,500, while Bats is floundering at just over $200 – Batman ends Jan 30, 2013 19:04:43 PST and Robin ends Jan 30, 2013 19:01:18 PST

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New York Comic Con 2011 – Mattel DC Universe Classics

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At San Diego Comic-Con, Mattel announced the start of the Club Infinite Earths subscription for DC Universe Classics and a shift back to more mainstream character mixes for their retail line. A lot of you took this as a harbinger of the demise of DC Universe Classics at retail. The subscription failing to hit the sales target originally set by the Mattel team, was yet another signal of impending doom.

Mattel hopes to set the record straight, showing off new figures for Club Infinite Earths, the retail line, and some more retailer exclusive 2-packs. And, yes, the “last” DC Universe Classics wave in production form, the Nekron Collect and Connect wave. Is it enough to put the collector community at ease? You tell me.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2011 – DC Direct Brightest Day, Flashpoint, and DCnU

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DC Direct held its panel today – I was not able to attend, but Buzzy did – I’ll ask him to fill in the blanks at a later time. But they did have three action figure lines in their display area. In continuity order, they had Brightest Day, Flashpoint, and the debut of their DCnU figures.

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