Because of the 15th falling on a Sunday and MLK Day yesterday the next MattyCollector sale will be today January 17th.  There are a few old items such as Battle Cat, Faker, Battle Armor Skeletor and Panthor that can be had for the new 2012 pricing. And then there are the 2 new items today:… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 17, 2012No Comments
I’m hoping you didn’t come here looking for facts. Or statistics. Or anecdotes from former toy company big wigs. All you’re gonna get is a flimsy theory pulled from CantinaDanny’s Action Figure Observer’s Field Guide. But it is true that, from the early days of the little plastic people, action figure lines have been light… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • January 17, 201221 Comments
Evildoers beware as Mezco brings the intergalactic hero Earthworm Jim to life as an articulated figure! Jim comes complete with a game accurate plasma blaster as well as his famous ultra-high-tech-indestructible-super-space-cyber-suit. The 6inch scale Earthworm Jim features 8 points of articulation. He comes complete not only with his plasma blaster, but with an alternate “bendy”… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 16, 2012No Comments
Another Monday and another episode of the ‘Geek Shall Inherit’ podcast. In this episode: Jason talks about the upcoming Complete James Bond Blu-Ray collection Daniel and Jason give you their picks on who should perform the 50th Anniversary James Bond theme. Daniel (and Siri) give you the details on “An Evening With Adam West.” Daniel… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 16, 2012No Comments
The Living Dead Dolls Series 23 introduces Teddy, Quack, Agatha, Jennocide and Betsy: these little terrors fancy a cup of tea, with a twist of terror and a pinch of arsenic. They invite you to come play “tea party”, each comes with their own skull shaped tea cup except for Betsy, who comes with a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 16, 2012No Comments
MCA’s 5 Inch Qee-Zilla Kid Mini Qee coming soon…. A mighty roar is heard from the seemingly indestructible playground. Toy planes and trains are strewn about without a care. A reptillian tail wreaks havoc on the ankles of innocent witnesses. This incredible, unstoppable tiny titan of terror rules playtime – it’s none other than the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 16, 2012No Comments
I awoke this morning to find another awesome  stop motion short from Kyle Roberts and his  Reckless Abandonment pictures in my in-box.   This is another “Marvelous Short” using Minimates.   Kyle said,”With excitement for the film this summer, here is a slightly sillier version of what the interaction between Spidey and the Lizard will be!”   Of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 16, 2012No Comments
  MONTREAL, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – MEGA Brands Inc. (TSX: MB) today filed an action against Lego Juris A/S and Lego Group in the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California seeking to invalidate Lego’s 1999 functional U.S. trademark, as well as other remedies.   U.S. Customs and Border Protection has advised… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 14, 2012No Comments
DC just announced that 6 of its titles are being replaced with 6 new ones.  Two of these, I had tried and dropped.  Partially because the story did not stick with me.  I like the characters enough, but I am also feeling the sting of needing to be frugal.  Due to money issues, I dropped… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • January 14, 201214 Comments
CONAN/GROO CROSSOVER! TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!   January 13, MILWAUKIE, OR—What was rumored as an April Fools’ joke has turned into a full-blown miniseries sure to bring laughs and excitement. Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce Groo vs. Conan! It had to happen: The most heroic warrior in history meets the stupidest, as… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 14, 2012No Comments
With a whopping 16 figures released in the cloth-costume Star Trek Retro toy line, Diamond Select Toys and EMCE Toys have successfully re-released most of the original Mego figures from the 1970s. They’ve also made five all-new additions to the line, preserving the essence of the old 8-inch toys while increasing the quality. So what’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 13, 2012No Comments
In the next all-new episode of The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano is reunited with Lux Bonteri, the handsome young Separatist who opened her eyes to the fact that the war isn’t always black-and-white. When Lux suddenly barges into a peace conference between Separatists and Republic delegates, he involves Ahsoka in a dangerous search to find… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 12, 2012No Comments