Articles for May, 2009

 

by Glenn Moss
May 26, 2009
Yesterday President Obama observed Memorial Day in the tradition of sitting U.S. presidents, by placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery just outside Washington, D.C. Before the ceremony, a number of university professors petitioned the White House, urging Obama “to end a longstanding practice of sending a wreath to…

 

by ChipCataldo
May 26, 2009
electro04.jpg Well, hello everybody!  I thought I’d switch things up a bit this week and do my first Secret Wars highlight.  Not just content to give an overview of some common ruffian, I’m starting things off with a bang and putting the spot light squarely on Electro. As most Secret Wars collectors know, the line had…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 25, 2009
thebag.jpg So it’s taken quite a bit longer than I planned on to get back to another installment of my unproduced Star Wars gems. But here at last is the untold story of the promotion that you never got to see, and what a doozy it is! A couple of caveats right off the bat: I [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2009
TORONTO – MMA superstar Gina Carano shows off a prototype of her Round 5 collectible figurine. Carano was in Toronto to make finishing touches on the figure, which is scheduled to be available in July, in time for UFC 100.     Photo Credit: Round5MMA.com

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2009
Starting June 1st, 2009, SOTA Toys will begin accepting pre-orders through our website (www.sotatoys.com) for our San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives.  We understand that not everyone will be able to attend the show, or don’t want to carry big bulky items around… now you don’t have to miss out on these limited edition exclusive products.  Pre-order…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 25, 2009
So it’s taken quite a bit longer than I planned on to get back to another installment of my unproduced Star Wars gems. But here at last is the untold story of the promotion that you never got to see, and what a doozy it is! A couple of caveats right off the bat: I…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 25, 2009
  AFi wishes all readers and especially all readers who are active or retired Military a very Happy Memorial Day.  If you can, kick back, relax, and enjoy this moment of relative peace in your life, and reflect on those who gave up so much to defend what we have. As an added bonus, here’s…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
May 25, 2009
Please take a few moments today, tonight, this week, to appreciate all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. So many of us truly don’t understand the cost our military has endured, and what the families left behind have lost. Perhaps instead of simply remembering those we lost in grievances of the past we can…

 

by Glenn Moss
May 25, 2009
  A letter from the Clerk of the Court of Okmulgee County arrived saying I was being summoned for jury duty on March 3rd. Ended up on a civil case where a young man was terminated because he hired an attorney to handle his worker’s compensation claim when his employer violated state law and didn’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2009
BifBangPow shared with us latest news on one of their upcoming San Diego Comic Con exclusives- The Dark Defender as seen in the second series of Showtime’s Dexter.  This exclusive 7" figure was just voted the #1 most anticipated exclusive at San Diego Comic-Con 2009 in SDCC’s Spring update. Here’s the info from the Entertainment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2009
Long Island City, New York- Mezco Toyz is thrilled to announce they have acquired the licensing rights to Halloween 2, to be released in August 2009, and directed by Rob Zombie. Mezco will be producing action figures, and Living Dead Dolls for this popular horror franchise.

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 24, 2009
When I first started collecting toys back around 1990 I would run into other collectors sporadically (this being in the dark days before the internet collecting community at large had coalesced around USENET, for the most part). One way I would know that they were die-hard toy hunters was that they had had "The Dream". [...]

 

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