The 10" QEE D.I.Y. Project: Bart Simpson Art Exhibition takes on the UK this month. Toy2R and Diamond Comics are proud to announce that Forbidden Planet will host an exhibit of more than 50 customized Bart Simpson Qees. Its the one chance to catch the exhibit in the UK to view these amazing original creations…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 4, 2007No Comments
The Frazetta series continues with Moon Maid, based on original art by master fantasy illustrator, Frank Frazetta   ReelArt Studios and Dark Horse Deluxe are proud to present the Moon Maid statue, the second of an ongoing collection inspired by the original artwork of one of the world’s most beloved fantasy illustrators, Frank Frazetta. In… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2007No Comments
Last week as we were getting ready to walk out the door in the morning for work and school I picked up my now 4-year old daughter.   We were standing next to my shelf of DC Direct figures so she wanted to show off her super hero knowledge to her old man.  She said… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 2, 2007No Comments
Unbelievable! The Cubs are my team, my family’s team, but I’ve always had a soft spot for the Colorado Rockies. Their first season here was the same year I moved to Denver, and I remember skipping class to go to Rockies games. A warm summer day, the hapless Rockies, the knowledge that the rest of your sucker classmates… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • October 1, 20073 Comments
Patriot’s famed QB immortalized in three new figures based on ‘Stylized Realism’ Found in Comic-Book Art Carlsbad, Calif. (September 28, 2007) – Upper Deck gives collectors another reason to log onto allstarvinyl.com next week as Tom Brady’s line of  All Star Vinyl figures drop online.  Brady’s new figures come in three unique editions of the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 1, 2007No Comments
The next property to join Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles’ growing library of licenses is none other than the 1968 classic that introduced the world to damn, dirty apes, Planet of the Apes!  With five feature films, two television series, comic books and more – the Planet of the Apes universe has been a part… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 1, 2007No Comments
HOLY COW! Cubbies win the Central!! No matter how weak the division is, the Cubs went from last in 2006 to first this year, from 30 games under .500 to 84 wins so far – unbelievable!!! The Brewers gave it a great run, but the Cubs pulled it out. WOO HOO!! My Pop and I spent the… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • September 28, 20071 Comment
Diamond Select Toys has updated their site with the fourth series of Battlestar Galactica Mini-mates. With the second series of Battlestar Galactica Minimates on stores shelves and the third wave due in stores later this year, we’re extremely pleased to reveal the next pint-sized BSG release!  The fourth wave of space-faring Minimates will include the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 28, 2007No Comments
September 26, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that DC HeroClix®: Crisis will be the next DC HeroClix release.  Crisis, a loaded title for DC Comics fans, is a story that spans three decades and many Earths and that has completely changed the DC universe.  DC Comics’ Crisis on Infinite Earths storyline chronicles the multiverse-spanning… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 26, 2007No Comments
The First Game to Merge the Vinyl Toy Trend with the World of Computer Gaming to Deliver an Entirely New Interactive Play Experience for Tweens EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – September 26, 2007 – Mattel Inc.’s Radica:® brings its innovation and creative use of technology to the forefront of the marketplace with the introduction of U.B…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 26, 2007No Comments
Trio of new figures based on ‘Stylized Realism’ Found in Comic-Book Art Carlsbad, Calif. (September 21, 2007) – Upper Deck gets set to release a new line of All Star Vinyl figures depicting famed New Jersey Devils goalie, Martin Brodeur.   All-Star Vinyl figures portray popular sports heroes from across all sports in a slick… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 24, 2007No Comments
  Halo 3 will be launching tonight at midnight at all 24 hour Wal-Mart locations. Wal-Mart will have a dedicated check-out lane(s) just for Halo 3 purchases, and the first 20 or so customers will get an exclusive Halo 3 dogtag with purchase of the game. Why wait for hours at Gamestop, man? (Full disclosure:… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 24, 2007No Comments
We have a new feature posted on Hasbro’s  recently released 25th Anniversary GI Joe: Real American Heroes line.  And for this feature I knew I had to bring in some BIG GUNS.  Fresh Monkey and Spy  Magician are two of the biggest JOE nuts that I know.  They sit down and do an "Ebert and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 21, 2007No Comments
STRANGEco is proud to announce that it is now the exclusive distributor of Max Toy Company, the brainchild of obsessive toy collector, magazine founder and artist Mark Nagata. Max Toy Company creates high quality vinyl figures in the tradition of classic Japanese character toys, with exclusive designs by Nagata, Bwana Spoons and others, as well… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 21, 2007No Comments
September 20, 2007 (SEATTLE) — The DC HeroClix® “STARRO Attacks” event begins today at registered hobby and game stores worldwide!  HeroClix players at hundreds of retail locations all over the world will compete in five weeks of tournaments.  Each weekly tournament is a Sealed event and is played using game pieces from the DC HeroClix:… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 20, 2007No Comments
Seriously.  I just read an article where the author wrote "livelly hood" and "frase" (phrase) and "saposed" (supposed).  How the hell can the American public be so poor at spelling?  I went to a public school, but I actually know how to spell things like "you’re" and "acquire" and "rogue".  Maybe I have some latent spelling super… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • September 20, 2007No Comments
Collectable Miniatures Game Features Exclusive Halo 3 Preview Content September 19, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) — WizKids Inc., creator of runaway hit games like HeroClix®, Pirates of the Spanish Main™ and the Star Wars™ PocketModel™ trading card game (TCG), announced today the release of its Halo® ActionClix® collectable miniatures game (CMG). The Halo ActionClix game can… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 19, 2007No Comments
Last week Diamond Select released news that Thor would be joining the ranks of the Marvel Select line, but that wasn’t enough for the Asgardian God of Thunder!  Taken from the legendary J. Michael Straczynski’s new Thor series, this Marvel mainstay is ready to make his triumphant debut! The Mighty Thor sports the new chain-mail… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 18, 2007No Comments
  ACTION FIGURES   NEW TEEN TITANS: SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES Based on the art of George Perez One of the most popular Teen Titans storylines of all time appears in 3-D, with female assassin Terra infiltrating the Teen Titans as a spy for Deathstroke (seen here without his mask), thus threatening the lives of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 17, 2007No Comments
Torrance, CA, September 7, 2007 – Yamato USA’s is pleased to announce its latest Online Shop Exclusive,  Sonsaku (Sitting) Special Color Version.  Sculpted by Japan’s ZENKO, this "booby-bomb" girl may be down for the count; but she still manages to turn on her own unique, ditzy charm.  With a playful wink, she knows what you… Read More
Daniel Pickett • September 17, 2007No Comments