Hurley, NY (June 16, 2008) – TONNER today announced the world premier launch of one of the gaming industry’s most recognized personality as a TONNER CHARACTER FIGURE at Wizard World Chicago in TONNER booth #1012. The newest TONNER CHARACTER FIGURE will debut on June 26, 2008 at Wizard World Chicago to an audience of approximately… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 17, 20081 Comment
The latest Marvel Select exclusive action figure has Big Bad Toy Store seeing Red!  Featuring the all-new, all-different Red Hulk as featured in current comics, this exclusive release delivers the massive-sized Red Hulk as never before!  Internet-based retailer Big Bad Toy Store will be the exclusive home of this crimson collectible, the first Marvel Select… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 17, 2008No Comments
Mattel just shot over an exclusive first look at the packaging for the relaunching JLU line that will be hitting Target stores later this year.   I love that they are now labled "Fan Collection"  ’nuff said. Thanks, Mattel! Shown is an example of the single carded figure and the 3-packs. Click on thumbnails for bigger images.  Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • June 16, 20081 Comment
Fans of DST’s Marvel Minimate universe will be pleased to learn that the next assortments of their favorite super heroes are heading their way later this year!  Series 23 and 24 will feature all-new characters, villains and costumes, making these assortments a must-have for any Marvel fan! Series 23 will contain several two-packs featuring characters… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 16, 2008No Comments
DC Direct has provided us with the new solicitation information on items that should be in stores February 2009.       ACTION FIGURES   NEW GODS SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES Based on the art of Jack Kirby Hot on the heels of the acclaimed JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS hardcovers, Kirby’s art style is… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 16, 2008No Comments
Sigh. As an action figure collector this is one of my least favorite times of the year. It’s the Countdown to the San Diego Comic Con, and the toy news lull the preceeds it. Read More
Jeff Cope • June 14, 20087 Comments
SelectStartNow.com Is The Exclusive Location For The Highly Anticipated Variant Only 250 Pieces ( New York, NY June 9, 2008) Select Start LLC announced today the sale of Dr. Destruction: The Wild edition from Muttpop.  The vinyl which begins presale on Monday, June 9, 2008 is available exclusively at www.SelectStartNow.com and is limited to 250… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 13, 2008No Comments
Two millennia from now, a crippled spacecraft hurtles toward certain destruction in the roiling inferno of a star. Seeming bent on destroying the ship, a mysterious alien presence is possessing members of the crew, hiding its searing power behind the heat-shielded visors of their industrial welding masks. As the clock ticks down, Martha and the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 11, 2008No Comments
Los Angeles – June 9, 2008:  Huckleberry Toys is pleased to announce the first series release of it’s McDonald’s McDonaldland action figures will occur at the San Diego Comic Con in July, with distribution at nationwide retail to follow in August. Huckleberry made an exclusive run of figures utilizing the original artwork found on the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 10, 2008No Comments
The GI JOE team at Hasbro has answered our latest round of questions.  If you have a question you want answered in the next round then post it in this thread.    Q1: Since Hasbro got back the DVD rights to GI Joe cartoon do they have any plans to release old GI Joe DVD… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 10, 2008No Comments
As excited as the Four Horsemen are with the release of their latest Seventh Kingdom inspired FANtastic Exclusive  action figure, "The Chalice of Guudenuph", they regretfully have to announce that the most recently planned release date of "the Chalice" will have to be postponed by a little more than a week. The powerhouse of a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 10, 2008No Comments
MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister recently spoke to the Artisan News Service about the Lemmy Icon Figure, which is about to begin shipping from Locoape, creators of iconic figures and collectibles via www.lemmyfigure.com. In addition to a standard edition an edition of 2,500 pieces is one exclusive that includes an individually numbered MOTÖRHEAD "Ace of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 10, 2008No Comments
Shocker unleashes another exclusive 3" vinyl figure this summer MTV’s The Maxx Available only at San Diego Comic Con booth# 3849, 3948 this summer July  23-27th, MTV’s The Maxx mini is a runner up to a new Indie Spotlight  mini vinyl toy line. This all-new line will feature fully painted  vinyl action figures of the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 9, 2008No Comments
  LATEST ARRIVALS:   Heroes: Series 1   Gears of War: Series 1   The Ramones: 7" Joey Ramone Figure   DC Direct: The New Gods                 New Teen Titans                 Smallville Series 2                 13" Bizarro Collector Figure                 13" Green Arrow Collector Figure                 The Killing Joke Box Set                 McFarlane Toys: Elvis –… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 9, 2008No Comments
I got this press release and I just thought it was too weird not to post-    CLEVELAND, OH — Grow DuneCraft’s newest creation and reveal its hidden message! DuneCraft is pleased to introduce the "I Love You" Bean terrarium. A magical "I Love You" message will appear when the bean sprouts. All you need… Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 9, 2008No Comments
Before I post about more unseen Star Wars stuff, I thought I’d do a bit of follow-up to some that I’ve already shown. One of our biggest heartbreaks in designing stuff for Phantom Menace promotions was getting all the way to prototype on a big Jabba the Hutt beanbag, but having it rejected for cost/size… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • June 9, 2008No Comments
So I started this year vowing to cut back on the toy buying. In fact, I had quit buying almost all together, thanks in part to it being so hard to find Mattel’s latest offerings and the fact that Hasbro has delayed the next batch of Marvel Legends for so long. In any case I… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • June 8, 20081 Comment
As impossible as it is to believe, my little girl turned 5 years old today…and she not a little girl anymore.  You started out like this:   But look at you now!     And I’ve loved every minute of it.   Happy Birthday little one.      Read More
Daniel Pickett • June 6, 2008No Comments
Mattel sends us some pics today of their upcoming DC Infinite Heroes line of 3 3/4" action figures. These should be hitting stores soon this summer. Shown are the Commissioner Gordon and Swat Team 3-Pack, and the singles Shazam, Black Hand, Adam Strange, Black Adam, the Flash, Reverse Flash, Weather Wizard, Mirror Master, Hush, Captain… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • June 5, 2008No Comments
Part 5 – Saturday, Sunday, Monday.  Catholic mission, trolley tour, the Con, Tijuana, aquarium, marine history. Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • June 5, 2008No Comments