Steve "Captain Collector" Ceragioli

A veteran member of the toy journalism community for well over a decade, Steve “Captain Collector” Ceragioli has written for sites like AFT, AF Hub, and Action Figure Insider. Steve moonlights a a professional model & prototype painter in his spare time, which unfortunately he has very little of! Steve collects many of today’s toy lines, and he has a massive vintage & modern toy collection.

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February 17, 2013
Mattel’s latest DC Universe retail offerings have begun to show up on the shelves of brick & mortar and specialty shops nationwide.  Here are the most recent releases!

 

November 12, 2012
So those who know me know that I have a profound love of Transformers.  It’s one of my main focuses in collecting.  The arrival of a new Masterpiece Transformer is a very special day in my household.  To be fair, I have a love/hate relationship with them.  Sometimes they’re absolutely brilliant.  Grimlock, MP-10 Optimus Prime,…

 

November 6, 2012
Ever since the original render appeared, we’ve been watching for developments in the upcoming Miracle Metal Works Asian -market exclusive die cast Vehicle Force Voltron. Recently, I was asked by the fine folks at Miracle if I’d like to review the raw die cast pieces, just to get a feel for what is coming. Obviously,…

 

August 21, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE​ The EXCLUSIVE Transformers Figure Subscription Service in underway! Fort Worth, TX – August 21st, 2012 – Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro’s official Transformers Collectors’ Club (The TCC), is thrilled to announce that they have begun taking orders for the all-new Transformers Figure Subscription Service! When Transformers Club members sign-up for this…

 

August 4, 2012
We first met this new company at San Diego Comicon this year, and we were very impressed with their unpainted Silent Hill Prototypes. Now comes an update with painted pics! Toymunkey Studios in collaboration with Gecco Corp is proud to announce a new line of PVC Statues based on the popular Konami video game series…

 

August 2, 2012
  Over the past year, Mattel has been slowly but surely releasing the Lions of Voltron, and their respective Space Explorer pilots, much to the delight of Voltron fans everywhere.  I think the wonderful thing about these toys is the fact a company as big as Mattel even made him in the first place.  Sure,…

 

July 24, 2012
Here’s a Sneek peek at the final piece of Mattel’s Voltron puzzle! Full pics & review coming later!

 

July 12, 2012
The Meltdown Godzilla is exclusive to Comicon this year, and this also marks the first time Little Godzilla is for sale to the public!

 

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July 11, 2012
For those of us who remember in pain the cancelled Kenner 3 3/4″ figures from the original 1979 Alien, Super 7 has answered our prayers!!!! Set to be released next year, Super 7 has access to the original prototypes!

 

July 11, 2012
It looks like series 3 contains bases, but no build-a-figure !

 

June 14, 2012
So we’re a month away today from the Main Event, the Big Show, the Granddaddy of them all, San Diego Comicon. It’s hard to believe last year we got our first glimpse of the gigantic Voltron Mattel had in store for us. Fast-forward to today, and we are ever so close to finally completing the…

 

April 11, 2012
As we race towards Comicon and the sunny shores of San Diego, I am harkened back to this time last year, when just rumors of a gigantic, fully transforming Voltron by Mattel floated through the spring air…. Flash-forward to one year later, and we are already two-fifths of the way to completing this heroic monstrosity! …

 

April 4, 2012
    Our favorite Defender of the Universe is back is his own graphic novel!  VIZ Media has generously sent along a preview, this one looks to be a sure-fire winner, continuing the Voltron Force saga as soon as in the new cartoon.  It’s time to slay some RoBeasts!!!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LET’S GO…

 

January 12, 2012
  “From days long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend – The legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe!”   I remember the days, rushing home and turning on the TV, waiting to hear those words. When Mattel first announced that they had obtained the Voltron license, I wasn’t sure what…

 

April 26, 2011
Recently, I’ve been following the little company that could deliver HUGE – Shark City Ozark, or SCO Collectibles.  Being a giant fan of the film "JAWS", I quickly discovered that no one makes ’em better than SCO.  I have been granted the opportunity to interview the principle owner, operator, sculptor and artist, Mike Schultz.  Mike…

 

February 20, 2011
Those of you who know me know that I have a burning passion for the film "Jaws". Until recently, there has been only a few notable collectibles available of the beast known simply as “Bruce”, and all of them have left me wanting in some fashion or another. There’s the McFarlane Movie Maniacs box set,…

 

January 9, 2011
Since the great resurgence of 1984, Godzilla fans and collectors (like myself) have had only a few offering annually , and the vast majority of those toys have been the Bandai vinyl figures. Dubbed “The Godzilla Collection”, it became a line of toys that, for the most part, satisfied that niche left cold and empty…

 

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