So just about a year ago I wrote a blog entry extolling the greatness of Mattel’s DC Universe Classic 6" action figure line, and favorably compared it to Kenner’s Super Powers line. Since then, things have only gotten better for this line.  First, though, I want to address a few comments left after… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 8, 200823 Comments
This time it is Mattel which shows its love of the Legion of Doom. Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • November 8, 20085 Comments
Kaiju Big Battel’s Vegetius gets a cold weather makeover courtesy of CollectionDX DRACUT, MASSACHUSETTS, November 5, 2008 — Following the sold-out "Gore Version Sky Deviler" CollectionDX is proud to announce our latest exclusive toy – the Nor’easter ver. Vegetius! Vegetius stands 12 inches tall and is made out of translucent blue glitter soft vinyl. Made… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 6, 2008No Comments
This list has apparently just shown up in the Wal-Mart computer system this week, and sent in by an anonymous tipster. Take it with a grain of salt (things change) but as of right now the list is legit. We’re presenting everything as it was listed to show context, with new names in bold. If… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 6, 20082 Comments
Man.   [youtube]fKjzo6bgEok[/youtube]   [youtube]Q65KZIqay4E[/youtube]   [youtube]T3S7mlRYL-8[/youtube]   [youtube]9L0u_lhBWcI[/youtube] Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 5, 20081 Comment
Don’t care who.  Just do it. Make time in your day. Find out where you need to go. VIDEO below has some adult language and might not be for all audiences. (AKA- Not safe for all work places)   Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 4, 2008No Comments
Just as promised MattyCollector.com updated this week with an AWESOME update that includes DC Universe Classics Wave 8: Big news here on MattyCollector.com. In addition to moving closer to having our DCU brand pages up (look for those in December with release calendars and picture archives!), we are thrilled to announce the premier of WAVE… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 3, 2008No Comments
Mattel announced last week their plans for the Masters of the Universe NYC Comic Con exclusive figure over on MattyCollector.com We’re getting closer to the release of MOTU Classics. Everyone on the MattyCollector.comSM team is so appreciative of all our fan’s patience as we work around the clock to get these figures correct before bringing… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 3, 2008No Comments
Well, as I get older and wiser I tend to look around at my many boxes of toys that I’ve acquired since college and wonder why I am still buying new ones when so many of my old one haven’t seen the light of day in many years. The simple answer is that there is… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 2, 200814 Comments
Once again, we revisit the classic reinterpretation of Michael Jackson’s Thriller in Tamil: [youtube]LbvP7dT3Dx0[/youtube] Goli Maar! Killer! Killer! Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • October 31, 2008No Comments
François Macré – Thriller (reprise A’cappella 64 pistes)   Singer, François Macré, managed to record each of his tracks in video as he sang this A Cappell version of "Thriller", and arranged all 64 parts visually, so you can see each of the different tracks used for the song. It took him over 300 hours… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 31, 2008No Comments
POKÉMON OFFERS SPECIAL DRAGONITE CHARACTER DISTRIBUTION FOR POKÉMON DIAMOND AND POKÉMON PEARL AT EXCLUSIVE TOYS"R"US EVENT NATIONWIDE Dragonite – One of the Most Unique and Powerful Dragon-Type Pokémon Available for Wireless Distribution November 8 and November 9 October 30, 2008 – For the first time, Dragonite™, one of the strongest Dragon-type Pokémon, will be available… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 31, 2008No Comments
"Lock the doors and board the windows, Lars Ümlaüt is coming for you. An intimidating presence, the Norwegian-born Ümlaüt describes himself as a force for you to be doing the reckoning with!" And hence we were introduced to Guitar Hero’s stereotype of the Extreme/Black Metal genre. We’re not talking Hair Bands and Glam Metal. Nor… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • October 30, 2008No Comments
A new designer toy series from acclaimed British designer James Jarvis [San Francisco, CA – October 27, 2008] – STRANGEco, the premier producer of high-quality designer toys and gifts, is pleased to announce the King Ken Mini Series, a new toy series created under license from London-based Amos Novelties. Designed by famed illustrator and Designer… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 30, 2008No Comments
Sequel to the Acclaimed F.E.A.R. Videogame to Launch Digitally in Conjunction with Retail Release Burbank, Calif. – October 27, 2008 – Warner Bros. Digital Distribution announced today that the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment game, F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin will be available for digital download via partners in North America in conjunction with the day and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 27, 2008No Comments
Bandai is excited to announce the launch of the Power Rangers Fall Promotion which kicks off this weekend at Disney Store locations in Glendale, CA and Torrance, CA  (were this past weekend 10/24 and 10/25) ; and next weekend in Chicago, IL!   This weekend the “Power Rangers Days” at Disney Store locations give kids the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 27, 20081 Comment
The 2008 holiday shopping season is here, and on Sunday, the highly anticipated Toys“R”Us Big Toy Book will arrive! With eight extra pages packed with more bikes, more trains, and yes, more video games, it’s the BIGGEST Toy Book ever produced by the company. Value-conscious parents will be just as delighted to find thousands of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 26, 20081 Comment
CAST-A-WAY TOYS (St. Louis  MO)– Cast-a-Way Toys is following up on its highly successful launch of Captain Action and Dr. Eville with an all new line of Phantom Retro-style action-figures.  Cast-a-Way Toys is partnering with King Features to produce these new 8 inch scaled action figures based on Lee Faulk’s classic Jungle Hero. Arguably the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 26, 2008No Comments
Deep in their dark and treacherous swamp, the Legion of Doom plans its next attack… On your collection!  Ever since the creators of the SuperFriends put together 13 of the galaxy’s vilest villains, this group has been etched in our minds.  Sure, I admit to having difficulty naming all 13 at once, but that does… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • October 25, 20082 Comments
Legendary B-movie actor Bruce Campbell plays himself in MY NAME IS BRUCE, which he also directed.  The film, distributed by Image Entertainment, begins its national platformed release October 31st – Halloween – in New York.  Bruce will be introducing the film at the theatre and doing a post-screening Q&A with the audience on opening night… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 24, 2008No Comments