Articles for February, 2009

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2009
Dark Horse, Toy2R, and Big Tent Entertainment Unveil New Line of Blind-Box Figures Featuring Japanese Internet Sensation Domo NEW YORK, NEW YORK (February 20, 2009)–At Toy Fair 2009, Dark Horse unveiled plans to produce a set of blind-box figures scheduled to release this July.  The 2.5” figures will be created in conjunction with Toy2R as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2009
MeOffice1.jpg I’ve been lucky so far.   I’ve keep toys at my workplace for the past 13+ years, and not just a few here and there.  A LOT!  I’ve been fortunate to work at places where a toy collection fits into the culture so it’s really become and extension of my displaying area.   Here is a [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2009
I’ve been lucky so far.   I’ve keep toys at my workplace for the past 13+ years, and not just a few here and there.  A LOT!  I’ve been fortunate to work at places where a toy collection fits into the culture so it’s really become and extension of my displaying area.   Here is a…

 

by ChipCataldo
February 21, 2009
secretwars.jpg Okay, I finally got around to taking new pics of my Super Powers collection, and I figured I would highlight it in my blog in case anyone was interested.  I may add to descriptions of things later on, but for now I’ve put up some explanations on certain photos so people would know what they’re…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2009
Our good friend Peter from over at AFHub.com shared a scoop with us this morning.   RG from AFhub was traveling in Hong Kong and came across a loose Arsenal figure from Mattel’s Infinite Heroes line. As you might recall Arsenal was supposed to be in the upcoming "DC Infinite Heroes Mallah’s Revenge" boxed set…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2009
 Creation of Youth Sports Products Mark Expansion of EA SPORTS Brand   New York, February 16, 2009 – Toy Island and EA SPORTS™, a label of Electronic Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), are teaming up to develop a unique new line of sports equipment that will bring the excitement of video game simulation outside onto the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2009
Marvel Super Hero Squad Heads to TV 26 episodes coming to Cartoon Network in late 2009 From Marvel.com : The all-new "Marvel Super Hero Squad" animated series debuts on the Cartoon Network in late 2009 with a slate of 26 episodes scheduled to run. "Marvel Super Hero Squad" is an action-packed show featuring super-stylized versions…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
February 18, 2009
It isn’t everyday designers get total creative freedom with a project. So when our ally in the industry, O’Neil Printing, contacted us and four other studios about designing a commemorative poster series for their 100th anniversary I saw an opportunity! During our first informal brain storming session I suggested: "Lets just do something fun, like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2009
thumb.20090217-124508-1.jpg Super Rad Toys is making limited edition Tootsie Roll Pop vinyl figures from the classic ad.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2009
Yesterday during my visit to the DC Direct showroom I had a few minutes to chat with DC Direct’s Georg Brewer and find out the scoop on new products, the fate of the Dr. Fate prop helmet and which Lantern Corp he would join.

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
February 16, 2009
Included in a "big box of love" from Mattel to AFi was the TRU exclusive Naruto Ninja Battleground Game. It so happens that my "little brother," Johnny, is quite the Squad 7 fan. So we gathered our shurikens, opened the box and took this game for a whirl.

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 16, 2009
1234035997-53.jpg So longtime readers will know that there is no love lost between me and Shocker Toys President Geoff Beckett. I’ve never been a fan of the company or the guy running it, and my occasional harsh reviews of their product has been met by attacks and legal threats. I preface this post with the above [...]

 

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