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We just received the following from Hasbro: Last night, Clement Sauve — G.I. JOE: RENEGADES’ Character Designer (and resident Canadian) — passed away at age 33 after a brief illness.  We want fans to know that no one on the planet was prouder of G.I. JOE RENEGADES than Clem; it was his first experience with… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 2011No Comments
(January 27, 2011-Hillside NJ) – WizKids announced today the addition of the Quarriors Dice Building GameTM to their summer 2011 product release schedule. Players take on the roles of Quarriors —mighty mystical warriors—who have the power to capture dangerous quarry from the untamed Wilds! They must conjure the mysterious powers of Quiddity, cast powerful spells, and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 2011No Comments
This news was posted today over on the official Star Trek website StarTrek.com. 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… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 2011No Comments
There’s a disturbing trend in the retail world.   It’s not new, but it looks like it is becoming more pervasive in the stores that I frequent.   I first noticed it at Toys R Us stores in 2009 , but now I am seeing it at some of my local Targets as well.    […] Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 2011No Comments
There’s a disturbing trend in the retail world.   It’s not new, but it looks like it is becoming more pervasive in the stores that I frequent.   I first noticed it at Toys R Us stores in 2009 , but now I am seeing it at some of my local Targets as well.   … Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 201118 Comments
 Mattel got in their first production samples of Sy-Klone today and shared the images with fans via their Facebook page this afternoon. Sy-Klone will be coming in April to MattyCollector.com as the April Club Eternia figure. We just got in the first packaged sample of Sy-Klone. Still making a few tweaks but we’re mostly there!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2011No Comments
I’m in Toys R Us yesterday.  Woman and her kid, let’s say he’s seven, dawdle ahead of me.  "Oh, are these the action figures?"  The mother peeks as though there might be consequences.  "Let’s look here." Not wanting to trail them through the collectors’ aisle, I swing round to Transformers/Star Wars.  Woman and child round… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • January 26, 201112 Comments
 Today over on MattyCollector.com, Mattel posted the details of their February 15th sale.  Looks like it’s a all MOTUC month.   That will be nice break after the flood of Mattel news we’ll be getting on the evening of Feb 13th from their Toy Fair collector press event! Toy Fans, February is the month of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2011No Comments
Green Lantern Licensees – Led by Master Toy Licensee, Mattel – To Illuminate Toy Fair 2011 Burbank, Calif., January 25, 2011 — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) is teaming up with a leading group of global licensees at Toy Fair in support of the Summer 2011 blockbuster film, “Green Lantern,” highlighted by DC Entertainment’s master… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 25, 2011No Comments
Toy2R presents: NYC♥QEE Toy Fair Preview Party Toy2R is pleased to announce one of the events of the upcoming Toy Fair Preview Party happening February 14th; the debut of the new 5" Mini Qee DIY Collection. All seven characters will be "unveiled" for the first time but wait…there’s so much more. There will also be… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 24, 2011No Comments
Scarabus figures to be debuted and sold in celebration of the “Toypocalypse: A Four Horsemen Retrospective” gallery show!   If you’ve been following the news surrounding the Four Horsemen’s first gallery show, Toypocalypse, then you probably know that they’re going to be selling black and white versions of their character Scarabus at the event.  … Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 24, 2011No Comments
Diamond Select Toys have launched a new Facebook page, where you can see news, be notified of updates on the Art Asylum blog and interact with DST.  Also on their page is the news of "The Real Ghostbusters" coming to Minimates.  Check out the post about it below, then head over and "like" the new… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 24, 2011No Comments
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