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When I first started collecting toys back around 1990 I would run into other collectors sporadically (this being in the dark days before the internet collecting community at large had coalesced around USENET, for the most part). One way I would know that they were die-hard toy hunters was that they had had "The Dream". […] Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • May 24, 2009No Comments
When I first started collecting toys back around 1990 I would run into other collectors sporadically (this being in the dark days before the internet collecting community at large had coalesced around USENET, for the most part). One way I would know that they were die-hard toy hunters was that they had had “The Dream”…. Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • May 24, 200914 Comments
Ok. So there isn’t a modern line of toys out there today that doesn’t have flaws, something for the average collector and/or fan to be aggrieved about when they inspect their new purchase. I know I’ve found them.  Loose joints, bad paint masks, bad tampo printing, oversprays, mold marks, splatters, frozen joints, scuffs, nicks, and […] Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • May 22, 2009No Comments
Ok. So there isn’t a modern line of toys out there today that doesn’t have flaws, something for the average collector and/or fan to be aggrieved about when they inspect their new purchase. I know I’ve found them.  Loose joints, bad paint masks, bad tampo printing, oversprays, mold marks, splatters, frozen joints, scuffs, nicks, and… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • May 22, 200926 Comments
So my girlfriend and I encountered something peculiar at a local Wal-Mart on May 1st. This particular store had previously reduced the space dedicated to G.I. JOE figures to one peg for singles and one peg for comic book two-packs, in addition to its glut of Combat Heroes sets. When I walked into the action… Read More
Jon "Caped Crusader" Edwards • May 22, 20096 Comments
 G.I. JOE fans worldwide have a reason to get excited today as EA unveils the packaging design for its upcoming action-arcade shooter game G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra.  The console platforms feature a lineup of 16 playable characters – four of which are unlockable COBRA characters – and pick up where the movie leaves… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 21, 2009No Comments
This just in a little news and a helpful reminder from MattyCollector: Just to update everyone, the MOTUC subscriptions will end on Friday at 6:00 Eastern. This subscription is for the Sept – Dec 2009 MOTUC figures available only on MattyCollector.com.  Click Here to subscribe!   And the Sept figure will be Webstor.     Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 21, 2009No Comments
Our friends at NECA has announced their complete list of 2009 San Diego Comic Con Exclusives     Street Fighter 4 Guile (Charlie costume) Based on the DLC Classic Costume Pack from Street Fighter 4 Guile pays tribute to his war buddy Charlie but donning Charlie’s classic costume. This figure features over 30 points of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2009No Comments
The gang at Mezco Toyz sent us this information on 3 exciting new Mezco items coming soon for you: DELUXE 1/6 SCALE 12" NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET FREDDY Mezco celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of A Nightmare On Elm Street with a deluxe 12inch scale Freddy Krueger figure. Featuring nearly a dozen points of articulation, this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2009No Comments
May 16th, 2009 NJ- Tribune’s Dick Tracy attends San Diego Comic-Con this year as exclusive Black and White action figures brought to you by Shocker Toys. This is a first for Dick Tracy to appear as hyper-articulated action figures in creator Chester Gould’s black and white comic strip style. The world’s most famous detective will… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2009No Comments
I just watched the trailer for Superman / Batman: Public Enemies, the next WB/DC Animated movie on the main page of this site.  And I was moved to write.  If you’ve been reading these for a while, you know I have very opinionated views about comics.  Superman/Batman is a series that I highly recommend.  Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • May 20, 200913 Comments
Shortly after Toy Fair this year it was announced that the next DC animated DVD project after Green Lantern: First Flight would be based on the Public Enemies storyline from the Superman/Batman comic series.   Below is the first trailer for that project.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 20, 2009No Comments
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