Articles for August, 2007


by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2007
Here are the images of the 2nd wave of Mattel’s DC Classics line shot by our own Jeff Cope.       Aquaman and variant     Superman Blue and Superman Red Weighted 50/50 in each case      Firestorm and variant (Ronnie/Classic Firestorm is the variant according to the Mattel slideshow)     Harley…


by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2007
4HHoG2 New Relationship Unites Two Powerhouse Entertainment Companies and Classic Brands to Create New Interactive Experiences   REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and PAWTUCKET, R.I. – August 7, 2007 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS) today announced a strategic licensing agreement that will bring together two of the most powerful entertainment companies in an…


by Daniel Pickett
August 9, 2007
It’s come to our attention that a small portion of our recent wave of Seventh Kingdom figures have been inadvertently released while still containing some never corrected quality control issues. This is unacceptable to us, and we are doing everything within our power to  make sure that these issues are rectified.   While anyone would normally…


by Daniel Pickett
August 8, 2007
August 8, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today the release of the MechWarrior®: Solaris VII set, which brings the combative drive of the MechWarrior universe to another level.  The thirst for eternal honor and glory will lure MechWarriors from across the Inner Sphere to the gladiatorial splendor of the Solaris VII arenas. The MechWarrior:…


by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
August 7, 2007
  OK kids, the new Super Friends: the Legendary Super Powers Show DVD hits stores today and on it they have a nifty little feature on the Super Powers toyline. The fun part of all this is that I’m one of the on-camera talent involved (alongside luminaries such as Mark Waid, Georg Brewer, Paul Levitz…


by Daniel Pickett
August 3, 2007
  Found this today at my local Big Lots (check out Big Lots friends; *lots* of new Mattel stuff is hitting there first before Target, Wal-Mart, etc.). As I was looking through the pegs I saw two Hawkman 3-Packs…but the Hawkman figures had very different paint jobs!  The colors painted on the one on the…


by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2007
BBC Worldwide is delighted to announce that Character Options, one of the UK’s leading toy companies, will be launching a fantastic range of classic Doctor Who figures. The 5” figures range will initially include detailed replicas of classic Doctors, plus a number of monsters and will be launched in the spring of 2008. As master…