The following message was sent out by the G.I. Joe Collector Club: Please note that due to circumstances beyond our control with the anticipated venue for the convention, the dates of GIJoeCon will now be June 28-July 1 at a new venue, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. We apologize for any problems or issues this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 30, 2012No Comments
So these days it seems like no one is totally happy with the companies that are making mainstream toys. If it’s not the price hikes, it’s the selection. Or the quality control. Or the shoulders are backward. Sure, sure, these problems are all annoying, especially in light of the price you pay for the toys… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • January 29, 201232 Comments
Toypocalypse 2: Futuretro is less than two weeks away and we’ve just gotten  the confirmation that the original creator of the Outer Space Men and toy industry icon Mel Birnkrant will be our very special guest of honor on the opening night – February 10th, 2012 at the TT Underground Gallery in NYC! Don’t miss this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 29, 2012No Comments
Earlier this week Scott AKA Toy Guru took to the MattyCollector message boards to address some long standing discussions about Quality Control issues and Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line.   He takes each figure in question and answers each issue and what was done to correct it. MOTU Classics fans,Toy Guru here. Last week… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 29, 2012No Comments
The Avengers movie is almost upon us, and Diamond Select Toys is building up the team in their Marvel Select action figure line! First up is the Avengers’ newest recruit and the world’s greatest marksman, Hawkeye! Based on the likeness of actor Jeremy Renner, this 7-inch-scale Marvel Select figure comes with his trademark bow and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 2012No Comments
Batman: Brave and the Bold was scary for many reasons: it had a light tone, it was not a Timm-verse Batman, and Oswald from “The Drew Carey Show” was BATMAN!!! The toys were even scarier, they weren’t in scale with JLU and they had crazy peg-holes, PEG-HOLES!!!!! The magic of the show won fans  over,… Read More
Cesar Zamora • January 27, 2012No Comments
The wait is almost over.  The team from Spy Monkey Creations have been teasing fans with silhouettes of their upcoming line of factory produced weapons and accessories for several weeks.  Now the veil of secrecy has been lifted and fans can get their first look at these impressive new sets The Spy Monkey Creations –… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2012No Comments
Second time is a charm!  Travel Channel is giving fans a chance to watch the pilot episode of “Toy Hunters” one more time, this time in Prime Time!  If you missed it on the 15th  you can check it out THIS SUNDAY Jan 28th at 6pm (Check your local listings.) and see what the collecting… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2012No Comments
Since ordering the 1/6 scale Blind Cowboy and Ghost Horse Super Set from threeA Toys many months ago, I have been anxiously awaiting the delivery of the enormous box…and yesterday it arrived.  I haven’t been able to stop messing with it and nearly took the day off work to play with it, so I thought… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • January 26, 20125 Comments
Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced that the Gotham City Impostors public console beta is now available in the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®Network. Those interested in joining the Xbox 360 version of the beta can go to https://www.gothamcityimpostors.com/beta/ to register… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2012No Comments
Posted moments ago on the MattyCollector Facebook page: Hey MOTUC fans! The 30th anniversary is in full swing! Without an further rambling by yours truly, here are the latest packaged shots we just got in today!   Kobra Kahn from the front. Packed out in the same pose as his vintage counterpart! Kahn will ship… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2012No Comments
Diamond Select Toys has released over 60 figures in their Marvel Select line, all in a consistent 7-inch scale, and the year 2012 marks the line’s tenth anniversary. To celebrate, DST has several great figures planned, including figures based on the movies Avengers and Amazing Spider-Man, but the first figure to hit stores during our… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2012No Comments