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Toy company moves up 22 positions, to rank among top 50 in 2009 EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan 22, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — FORTUNE announced today that Mattel (NYSE:MAT), the world’s largest toy company, has been named to the prestigious 12th annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. This is the second consecutive year Mattel… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 22, 2009No Comments
January 2009 – NY – Comic-Con returns to New York Febuary 6-8th and Shocker Toys LLP will be in full force at Booth# 1051 with new products showcasing and bringing two big show exclusives to the event. Very pleased will be the fans of Rob Schrab’s Scud and Sam Keith’s The Maxx. Shocker Toys LLP… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 21, 2009No Comments
CBS Consumer Products has just released images of the eagerly anticipated Star Trek Barbie Dolls from Mattel.  The dolls have been created mainly for collectors and are for ages 6+.  The three dolls – Kirk, Spock, and Lieutenant Uhura – are modeled after the three actors playing the same roles in this summer’s blockbuster film… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 21, 2009No Comments
2008 was a year that had its’ fair share of ups and downs for everyone, but the New Year is here and it’s time to get ready for a FANtastic 2009!    Having put their previous production woes behind them, the guys at Four Horsemen Toy Design Studios hope to soon go into production on… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 21, 2009No Comments
This past Saturday my wife and I met some friends for dinner over at Westgate City Center in Glendale, Arizona. Its a shopping and dining destination plopped right next to the Cardinal’s football and Coyote’s hockey stadiums. Its also home to the one and only McFarlane Toys retail store. Good excuse as any for a… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • January 20, 20093 Comments
The following are the DC Direct and DC Unlimited Solicits for items arriving in stores on or around Sept 2009   ACTION FIGURES   BLACKEST NIGHT SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES   DC Direct is proud to produce action figures for the event of the summer – the beginning of the highly anticipated “Blackest Night” storyline!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 20, 2009No Comments
Four MMA Legends Comprise Series 3 Collectible Figures Scheduled to Hit Shelves Throughout North America By April 2009 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada – Mixed martial arts stars Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski, “Big John” McCarthy, Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira will be featured in Round 5’s Series 3 of mixed martial arts collectible figures,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 20, 2009No Comments
My son came home a few months ago with something he just had to show me.  It was a video his history teacher had shown them at school.  Today, as we swear in the new President seemed to be a good time to share it with all of you.    [youtube]adc3MSS5Ydc[/youtube]   I agree with… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • January 20, 20093 Comments
NEW YORK, NY (Jan. 19, 2009) — The second action figure in The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli’s Mego-style Commander X collection will debut at New York Comic-Con on Feb. 6.  This new 8-inch “1950s Commander X” action figure is the first variant since the original “Golden Age Commander X” was released in Dec. 2008. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 19, 2009No Comments
Anyone else ever note the similarities between the Super Powers final series and MOTU figures?  I have all my carded SP3 in the same bookcase, and realized this the other day : Cyborg = Trap Jaw Plastic Man = Mekaneck Mr. Miracle = Man-At-Arms (the only one I feel is a reach) Shazam = King… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 18, 20097 Comments
As promised, thanks to Mattel and our own JM we have reviews of both the upcoming MOTUC Faker and…Stratos!     Faker: Faker is the first straight re-paint in the MOTUC line.  Some collectors love him, others see him as nothing but a cheap and easy repaint.  Regardless of what you think of the character,… Read More
Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung • January 18, 20093 Comments
  It’s been a fairly good toy week. I wasn’t even looking hard and found most of DCUC 6 today, and had to really hold myself back from looking at any Targets because i don’t want to stumble across those clearance deals like $3.48 Marvel Legends and $35 Millennium Falcons. I’m trying to scale back, [...] Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • January 17, 2009No Comments
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