The only place to see the World Premiere of the trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine is by going to theaters and seeing The Day The Earth Stood Still, starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, in theaters starting Friday, December 12th. (or wait a few hours for it to show up on the internet)   X-Men… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 9, 20082 Comments
Diamond Select Toys and Toys R Us are excited to announce a new partnership that will bring the latest DST products to Toys R Us stores nationwide!  That’s right, now you can find all your favorite collector toys by visiting the greatest toy store there is! The geek-chic U.S.S. Enterprise from the classic Star Trek… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 8, 2008No Comments
An update.  I finally have in my possession both Captain Atom and The Question from the JLU line.  While Captain Atom suffers from some of the same afflictions as many other JLU figures — feet bent at odd angles, one leg shorter than the other — the Question is just fine.  And I am glad… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • December 6, 200811 Comments
The Mighty Mugg army marches on with a new license entering the line: GI JOE. Hasbro has sent up updated packaged and loose images of their up coming GI JOE MIGHTY MUGGS line.  See below for the images of of first six figures in this line.   BARONESS   COBRA COMMANDER   DESTRO   More… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2008No Comments
Hasbro has sent up updated packaged and loose images of their up coming Marvel Legends ICONS series of 12" figures.  There are four new figures and two of them have variants.  COLOSSUS   DAREDEVIL   DAREDEVIL "YELLOW" VARIANT   More images after the jump! Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2008No Comments
A cool new video staring the Lego Minimen… and you! Here’s the regular version:   If go to this link you can put your face (and the faces of 2 other friends and/or family) into the movie. Than you can send it around.   Enjoy! Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2008No Comments
At longlast, just in time for the holidays,  the new Masters of the Universe Classics line has launched and is available to order on MattyCollector.com The first two figures are He-Man and Beast man.  Each figure is $20.    Then starting next month there will be a new figure available each month. Starting with Skeletor in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2008No Comments
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec 04, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Yesterday, Judge Stephen Larson, the United States District Court Judge presiding over ongoing intellectual property litigation between Mattel and MGA Entertainment, Inc., granted Mattel’s motion for a permanent injunction barring MGA from manufacturing, distributing or selling Bratz fashion dolls, or using the "Bratz" name for any goods… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 4, 2008No Comments
In his spare moments between projects, which are few and far between, Master Sculptor Tim Bruckner started noodling around doing a series of head studies that were intended to "work some stuff out" artistically.  Some were inspired by some things he read, some were inspired by other artists and some just came from his imagination. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 3, 2008No Comments
I recently rewatched Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade with my wife who had never seen it. I wanted her to watch this Indy movie in particular since we’ve recently spent a good amount of time watching The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (plus bonus DVD documentaries!) Watching The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones you get… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • December 3, 20085 Comments
TOY2R proudly announces the second POP UP STORE – this time in Philly in conjunction with the group exhibit: GIVE LESS FRUITCAKE, BUY MORE ART!, opening at T&P Fine Art on December 5th at 7:00pm. The exhibit will include artwork by: Andy B. Clarkson, Angry Woebots, Benjamin Soto, Bob Dob, Brandon Friend, Brian M. Viveros,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 30, 2008No Comments
I’m absolutely stunned by this story- Wal-Mart Worker Dies After Shoppers Knock Him Down Wal-Mart worker dies after being bulldozed by bargain-hunting Black Friday shopping stampede  You can read the whole story here.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 28, 2008No Comments
Good thing we’re not in Soviet Russia! Happy Thanksgiving everyone! (And happy Thursday to our international friends!)   Here’s a little something for our readers in colder climates today   And if you STILL haven’t managed to track down a turkey for today you can always print one up and make your own: And finally-… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 27, 2008No Comments
I’ll be honest, I was out googling.  And I found this.  And I just had to let you guys know. http://www.ejlri.org/index.html That’s right, the Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island.  Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • November 25, 20082 Comments
That’s what it looks like.  I had this link emailed to me today. Check it out and see if you have the extra scratch laying around to pick up the tab of the biggest gaming convention out there. You better hurry, it looks like there might already be an offer pending. Gen Con For Sale…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 24, 20081 Comment
Yamato USA Announces the Opening of Preorders for Its Fantasy Figure Gallery:  Medusa’s Gaze Inspired by the Work of Luis Royo TORRANCE, CA, October 28, 2008.  Dare you gaze upon the face of Medusa?  Legend has it that even a fleeting glance will turn a man to stone. But perhaps the real question is: Will you be… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 24, 20081 Comment
Spend some time in the hallowed forums at Action Figure Insider and you’ll quickly discern that many collectors are also serious comic book fans. So I though it might be interesting to spend some time talking with comic industry insider, Brian Miller. No doubt, you’ve seen his coloring in some of the many titles he… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • November 23, 20085 Comments
If you are like me, then your Dexter bobble-head that you picked up at Comic Con is getting lonely on the shelf all by himself.   Well, the folks at BifBangPow have heard your cries, and starting next month you should be able to fill out the cast.   Dexter is currently about midway into it’s 3rd… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 20082 Comments
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov 21, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Mattel, Inc. (NYSE:MAT) announced today that the Mattel Board of Directors has approved the company’s common stock annual dividend for 2008 of seventy-five cents per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 18, 2008, to stockholders of record on Dec. 5, 2008. "The Mattel Board of Directors… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 20081 Comment
The Cylons will be returning to television early next year, making this the perfect time for these all-new Retro Cylon Warrior action figures to take over!  Exclusively available from Toy Rocket, the all-new Battlestar Galactica Razor Cylon Warrior is bringing some added firepower to the front lines! Taken from the small-screen Razor movie, the retro-era… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 20081 Comment