Mr. Potato Head Beams Aboard the Enterprise
January 27, 2011

This news was posted today over on the official Star Trek website

The first set of the Star Trek Mr. Potato Head series will "beam up" this summer in a joint venture between Hasbro and PPW Toys!  The inaugural set features Captain Kirk and his original Klingon nemesis; Kor. This highly detailed set includes a variety of components to mix and match and is perfect for play or display!  The set will be $30 each and will be available by August, 2011 at at PPWToys as well as other retailers and e-tailers.

Coming soon after that the line will expand to include other fan favorites such as Spock and Lt. Uhura.

PPWToys  will have these on display next month at Toy Fair 2011.

You can read the full article here.



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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