BBTS Sponsor News: Dark Energon Arrives, TF Skate Boards, Play Arts Batman, Halo, Starship Troopers & More
November 29, 2012

Some exciting news from BBTS

BBTS Exclusive – Dark Energon Deluxe – In Stock Now!

Transformers Skate Board Decks – The Loyal Subjects – $54.99

Darksiders II – Death Scythe Replica

Medicom RAH Hush Batman – In Stock

Knight Morpher KM-06 – In Stock

We’ve just listed 8 great new Play Arts figures moments ago:

The Dark Knight Trilogy Play Arts Kai – Joker

The Dark Knight Trilogy Play Arts Kai – Catwoman

Starship Troopers Invasion Play Arts Kai Figure – Hero

Zetman Play Arts Kai Figure – Zet

Halo 4 Play Arts Kai Series 02 – Spartan Sarah Palmer

Halo 4 Play Arts Kai Series 02 – Spartan Soldier

Super Street Fighter IV Play Arts Kai Figure – Ibuki

Super Street Fighter IV Play Arts Kai Figure – Guile

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on,,, Boing-Boing,, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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