Articles for January, 2010

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2010
We’re here to help… Looking at the recent travesty that occurred in Haiti this past month, it really makes us look back and be thankful for everything that we have.  Collecting toys and doing art is really a luxury.  Having the time just to drive our minds into creative endeavors is something we need not…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2010
HBComics’  ™ Character Licensed by Shocker Toys   HBComics ™ independent comic character “Lazerman” ™ is getting the action figure treatment courtesy of Shocker Toys.   Shocker Toys acquired the license to design, develop, manufacture, distribute, market and sell designer figures and 6 inch scale action figures based on their Lazeman ™ comic property, HBComics…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2010
We continue our look this week at the first half of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics wave 12.    Our entry today is the villain Copperhead. Once again Mattel and the Four Horsemen use some clever existing parts and dress them up with some new pieces and a new head to give us a unique looking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
As a follow up to the widely successful Wood Grain Style Qee Collection, Toy2R continues to pursue perfection in developing various natural finishes.  Paying tribute to the living force of nature Toy2R presents the first series of Elemental Qees based on natural resources. These elements balance each other through opposites: water quenches fire, fire boils…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
With the most recent disasters in Haiti, its been refreshing to see how people are reacting to the travesty.  Even during a time of economic strain, people are still taking a step back and contributing to a needy cause.  The catastrophe has made many of us reflect on how fortunate we are to live in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
  Kimbo, Griffin, Bisping also Featured in Series Due Out in Second Quarter ’10 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, January 26, 2010 – With its first series of collectible UFC-branded figurines due to hit shelves throughout North America by next month, Round 5 today unveiled the members of its UFC Series 2, as announced by Barron Lau,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
BOSTON, MA- January 26, 2009 – Simone Legno, creator of the iconic fashion brand tokidoki, has created a special-edition his and hers Valentine’s Day collaboration with Mimoco. Adios and Ciao Ciao, Legno’s beloved pair of cute grim reaper characters, will be morphed onto Mimoco’s MIMOBOT designer USB flash drive platform in romantic-yet-hardcore black and pink…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Jan 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 12 Packaging:Single Carded Accessories:  None Collect and Connect: Darkseid Head and pelvis Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen THE PACKAGE THE BUTTON  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2010
Mattel Video Interview- Under the Influence: Masters of the Universe Art Show Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the opening of "Under The Influence: Masters of the Universe," an art show focusing on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toy line in all of it’s incarnations.   While we were there, we were able to steal a few minutes with our friend Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich…

 

by ChipCataldo
January 24, 2010
gullivers-2.jpg Howdy all!  Welcome to yet another CAPtivating edition (hee hee) of the Super Powers Highlight.  This go-around we’re looking at one of the oddest things ever to come out of the Super Powers line in any country…El Capitan Rayo from Gulliver Juguetes in Brazil.  Covered in this blog, and I believe for the first time…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2010
This week in the AFi Archive I’ll be posting features on the first half of DCUC Wave 11.   We start things off with one of my favorites- Desaad.   Darkseid’s right hand man is here in all of his Super Powers goodness.  The Four Horsemen have done another great update of this classic figure….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2010
With the new website, www.toy2rusa.com,up and running since Christmas, Toy2R is poised to make some waves in 2010. The new web presence of Toy2R includes a revised blog moving QEE4ALL under the roof of the new site. News about upcoming releases, updates and all things Toy2R are being posted daily. News of the continuation of…

 

SPONSORS

 

250x250_aff_25under25

 

902268-han-solo-and-chewbacca-024

 

gsi-250

 

tim-bruckner-250px

 

13888_toys_bkfriday-deals_assoc_300x250

 

your-ad-here