Articles for August, 2010

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2010
Mattel is already gearing up for the Green Lantern feature film by getting some green onto store shelves in anticipation.   One such pioneer of Oa is the DC Universe Classics ‘Green Lantern’s Light’ 5-pack.  This set is available exclusively at Walmart stores and is hitting now.  If you haven’t found this set yet, don’t fret. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2010
Alrighty then…time to get your Domo on with these two new 7" Domo Qees coming from Toy2R and Dark Horse, just in time for the holidays. Up first is the Love Green 7" Domo Qee. Flocked and looking like he’s ready for spring and summer, Love Green will be limited to only 400 pcs worldwide,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2010
This Prestigious Annual National Toy Event will add GreenLight to their line-up of toy companies displayed for Hobby Enthusiasts   Boston, MA (August 17, 2010) As a company that can transcend so many merchandising categories, GreenLight feels honored that it can fit into so many different facets of the hobby industry.  Greenlight is first and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2010
The artist collaboration project of the year is about to begin revealing itself to the world starting tomorrow. The very first Skelanimals Qees will begin showing themselves each day for the next two weeks on the front page of www.toy2rusa.com and the Toy2R USA Facebook Fan Page as we prepare for the release of Series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2010
You have just one more day to vote and let your voice be heard in Mattel and Toy Fare’s DC Universe Classics poll that allows fans to pick an upcoming Collect and Connect figure.     DC UNIVERSE FAN CHOICE POLL 2010 The stakes are larger than ever (literally!) in our third annual DC Universe…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
August 28, 2010
BatCopter1_afi.jpg   I passed on the Bat Sub when it first came out.  But I had a Target gift card eating a hole in my wallet shortly after Christmas and the Bat Copter caught my eye.  I loved the Beetle Ship (see previous review).  The parts were fun.  This had lots of parts.  And seemed to […]

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
August 28, 2010
  I passed on the Bat Sub when it first came out.  But I had a Target gift card eating a hole in my wallet shortly after Christmas and the Bat Copter caught my eye.  I loved the Beetle Ship (see previous review).  The parts were fun.  This had lots of parts.  And seemed to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2010
Early this morning Hot Toys unveiled their teaser image for their upcoming 12"figure based on Superman: The Movie staring Christopher Reeve.   I’m going to start saving my pennies now.

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2010
Looking like a classic sci-fi robotic giant from outer space, Toyer Enemy has a single mission – to destroy! Beware of this monolith as nothing in its way is safe! Toy2R is pleased to release this very special edition of the Frank Kozik designed Toyer Enemy figure. Standing over 10" tall with 7 points of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2010
This past Friday our friends at Spy Monkey Creations revealed their latest accessory pack for 5-7" action figures: The Dark Arsenal of the Space Pirate and  The Tools of the Master Strategist The Dark Arsenal of the Space Pirate/The Tools of the Master Strategist sets are ready for use with your 7" Fantasy Action Figures!  Each…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2010
Mattel will be offering collectors and WWE fans the opportunity to be the first to purchase an exclusive line of WWE’s Legends series of Action Figures called the HALL OF FAME SERIES only at Kmart.   This is the first time that WWE has ever conducted a Collector’s Event. Some stores have put these out on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 26, 2010
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Walmart Exclusive 5-pack Packaging: 5-pack boxed set Accessories: 5 lanterns Collect and Connect: none Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  New Head, over chest piece, new boots, new gloves.  THE PACKAGING    

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 26, 2010
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Walmart Exclusive 5-pack Packaging: 5-pack boxed set Accessories: 5 lanterns Collect and Connect: none Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  New Head, over chest piece, new boots, new gloves.  THE PACKAGING    

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 26, 2010
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Walmart Exclusive 5-pack Packaging: 5-pack boxed set Accessories: 5 lanterns Collect and Connect: none Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:    THE PACKAGING    

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 26, 2010
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  August 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Walmart Exclusive 5-pack Packaging: 5-pack boxed set Accessories: 5 lanterns Collect and Connect: none Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  4th version of Hal in DCUC.   This version has the gray temples on his hair.  THE PACKAGING    

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2010
D’oh! What happens when art toy customizer DrilOne gets his hands on a 10" Homer Simpson DIY Qee? He knocks it out of the park – that’s what! As part of a special invite, DrilOne was asked to customize the newly released 10" Homer DIY Qee and needless to say, we are thrilled at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2010
Mattel posted an update over on MattyCollector.com to help all of us keep track of what will be on sale through the end of the year.  They also announce the upcoming Cyber Monday sale.   Toy Fans, The whirlwind of insanity that is SDCC is over, and we’re finally settled down and getting back to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2010
Toy2R is pleased to announce the addition of the new 5" Mini Qee DIY line to the Qee Universe of figures. This new articulated line will feature classic Qee characters like the Bear, Toyer and Mon but debuts in 2010 with the newest character, PumpkieQ. This DIY version is the same platform that will see…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2010
Mattel has been doing a lot more store exclusives in their WWE line.   I learned about a lot of them last week at their Summer Slam press event and they mentioned they thought they could do a better job on getting the word out about that sort of thing.  It looks like they are starting…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
August 24, 2010
Our pals at DCUC.info are giving away some free SDCC 2010 Starro facehuggers! Want to know how to get one of these Crazy Conquering Space Starfish? Just click here or on the pic below to be magically whisked away to instruction-land!  

 

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