I don’t always post video game news to the front page (I usually post it in our Video Games forum), but my most anticipated game of 2011 has to be Batman: Arkham City, the sequel to 2010’s award winning Batman Arkham Asylum, and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE), Rocksteady Studios and DC Entertainment have just… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 7, 2011No Comments
Tokyo, Japan February 4th, 2011 – Kotobukiya is pleased to announce that they will be attending NEW YORK TOY FAIR 2011 from February 13th-16th at the Javits Convention Center. This is our second year displaying at Javits and we’ll be pulling out all the stops to share some of the coolest and hottest new items… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 7, 2011No Comments
Howdy howdy, and welcome to another edition of the Super Powers Highlight!  For your consideration today is the other catalog I have relating to how Kenner promoted their toy lines.  This one is from 1985, and was given to Kenner accounts probably either by a representative, salesman or directly at their Toy Fair showroom.  It… Read More
ChipCataldo • February 6, 201110 Comments
Welcome to another edition of the Super Powers Highlight!  Today I’m showcasing 16 black and white hand-drawn pencil logo concepts that were pitched to represent the line on the figure card backs.  Thanks to a former Kenner employee 24 of these survived destruction when Kenner closed down it’s offices for good.   Oddly enough one… Read More
ChipCataldo • February 5, 20117 Comments
Over at DC Comics .com , in their blog today, we got the news we’ve been waiting for.  More DC Direct action figures are on their way.  Fans have been concerned and rumors of the line’s demise have been swirling since the last round of DC comic book solicitations came out without any DC figures shown. … Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • February 4, 201112 Comments
Cooler than the Dead, the Skelanimal Qees take over once again with the latest series of artist designs inspired by the Skelanimal universe. Following in the success of Series One with Chungkee and Marcy, this new assortment spotlights the Skelanimal characters Dax, Jack and Kit! Working directly with the Skelanimal creator Mitchell Bernal, Toy2R has… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 4, 2011No Comments
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (Feb. 4, 2011) – Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today confirmed that it has secured exclusive North American rights to publish future official videogames for the long-running kids’ TV phenomenon, Power Rangers™ across all major consoles and hand held home console videogame platforms. This is the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 4, 2011No Comments
“Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself” Following the success of the 8” Love Green Qee Bear, Toy2R goes all out and announces the production of the 36” Qee Loves Green Bear…hailing the arrival of spring and signifying growth, renewal and good health. This giant flocked monument to spring will… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 3, 2011No Comments
Batman, the legendary character of film, television, radio, and comic books now becomes the 1st Mez-Itz character produced with a vehicle; the Batmobile! This 2 inch figure feature all the coolness and articulation of his larger counterpart at 1/3 the size. Batman can fit inside this famous car, The Batmobile, and still have room for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 3, 2011No Comments
Mezco Toyz will be introducing even more characters from the DC Universe including world-famous super heroes such as Batman™, Superman™ and the Green Lantern. Look for many more characters to hit the store shelves this year! The first series of 2 packs includes the following pairings: Batman: Gotham City’s Dark Knight. The Joker: The Clown… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 3, 2011No Comments
  In honor of that crazy little thing called Toy Fair 2011 next weekend, your pals at AFi are having a contest! Not just any contest, but a Toy Giveaway Contest!! A CONTEST!!! TOYS!!!! Besides AFi being a cool place to hang out and talk toys, now you can win stuff. What kind of stuff,… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • February 3, 2011No Comments
Captain Jack Sparrow (expertly played by Johnny Depp) returns to movie theaters this year in the fourth installment of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise: On Stranger Tides. Of course, with a big blockbuster movie comes a big blockbuster toy line. This time around it’s JAKKS Pacific bringing a bounty of pirate treasure to your… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 2, 2011No Comments