Articles for February, 2008

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 19, 2008
Here are a few news items that have trickled out of the big show while we wait to see what Mattel had to show at their "nerd herd" press event today: We knew that Barbie was getting all dressed up as your favorite DC Comics characters like Batgirl, Black Canary, and Poison Ivy, but did…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 19, 2008
You Will Believe A Man Can Fly! We interrupt our Toy Fair coverage to bring you this amazing video, straight from the Dunk contest during the NBA All-Star game. If you don’t know why this relates to superheroes, well just keep watching. And who, dressed as mild mannered…Dwight Howard?!? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX80awk8rag[/youtube]

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 19, 2008
DC Direct showed off their usually huge range of everything DC Comics that could be related to toys and collectibles. And Diamond Select was nearly overwhelming with the giant selection of Star Trek, Stargate, and Battlestar Galactica collectibles!   DC Direct Gallery Diamond Select Gallery 

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 18, 2008
A bunch more galleries are up now, including tons of Dr. Who stuff from Underground Toys, Amazing new 12" figures from Amok Time, 12" military figures from Dragon in Dream, Wacky Wobblers from Funko, and a look around the Javits con floor!  Underground Toys Amok Time Dragon in Dream Toys Funko Javits Center   

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
UPDATED!!!  Just put up lots of new galleries! More info on the line to come! And lots more pictures, too. (Especially more DC Direct and Diamond). NECA Showroom Shocker Toys DC Direct Diamond Select Toys Noah’s Pals Tonner Dolls  Mini Mag Stands Ertl/ Johnny Lightning  Javits Center Floor  Ata-Boy Magnets Unimax 

 

by AFi Admin
February 17, 2008
I know it can be a rare thing to find a significant other that tolerates your hobbies, much less participates in them. I always read with a bit of jealousy the posts from other collectors about their wives or significant others that would hunt for toys for them when they were out on shopping trips…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
  UPDATED- NECA gallery is now online!  NECA once again has surprised us with their bags of coolness on display this year at Toy Fair. Stuff coming for 2008 includes a 7" Joey Ramone figure, new Cult Classics including Jareth & Hoggle from Labyrinth, Regan from the Exorcist (climbing the stairs backward!), Macheté from Grindhouse…

 

by AFi Admin
February 17, 2008
I know it can be a rare thing to find a significant other that tolerates your hobbies, much less participates in them. I always read with a bit of jealousy the posts from other collectors about their wives or significant others that would hunt for toys for them when they were out on shopping trips [...]

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
  As Julius Marx wanders the Javits Center between appointments he’s snapping camera phone pics right and left to share with you, the reader. See below are a wide range of stuff, including Rocky3 and Platoon Mini-Mates, a few new Battlestar Galactica figures, A few of Shocker Toys’ new prototypes (Shi, Katchoo, and the Maxx),…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
After thinking that fans had seen nearly everything that would be offered this year in DCUC, and with JLU not being shown due to its new status as a Target exclusive, Mattel came straight out of left field with a brand new DC Comics based line: Infinite Heroes! This amazing looking toy line will have…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 17, 2008
No pictures yet, but Diamond has a new line of incredible 18" figures from Star Wars and Indiana Jones! The likenesses look to be the best we’ve seen yet for these characters. Shown in their showroom are Ben Kenobi for Star Wars: A New Hope (comes with lightsaber and jedi training remote), Han Solo in…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 17, 2008
Hasbro revealed a few surprise additions to the 25th Anniversary G.I.Joe line yesterday at Toy Fair. Among the already-revealed figures are: B.A.T. w/ battle damaged head and mutliple arms Steeler & Serpentor w/ Armadillo and Air Chariot Breaker & Tele-Viper w/ RAM Cycle and Cobra Flight Pod Clutch w/ new VAMP Rip It w/ black HISS tank  DVD…

 

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