These are the Cubes. November 21, 2006 – Atlanta, GA; —Everyday they go to work and sit at desks surrounded by four grey walls and stare at computer monitors for 8 long hours with a half hour unpaid lunch break. It may not be themost exciting job, but it pays the bills. But things… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 2006No Comments
Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles LLC (DST) is pleased to announce a series of promotions designed to spread plenty of holiday cheer this gift-giving season.  Over the next several weeks, a series of internet-only specials will be offered – making DST your one-stop destination for the holidays! Beginning Tuesday, November 21st and ending Thursday, November… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 2006No Comments
Torrance, CA, NOVEMBER 20, 2006 – On the leading edge of Japanese pop culture, Yamato USA, the North American division of the Yamato Group with headquarters in the otaku capital of the world – the Akihabara district of Tokyo, Japan, is pleased to announce the opening of pre-orders for the latest in one of Yamato’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 21, 2006No Comments
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Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 17, 20061 Comment
        LOS ANGELES, CA, November 13, 2006 – BandMerch, Inc., a leader in entertainment merchandising, today announced a partnership with SOTA Toys to exclusively manufacture and distribute collectible dolls for each member of the multi-platinum rock band Fall Out Boy.  The dolls will be available starting in November 2006 through retail stores such as… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 16, 2006No Comments
OREM, Utah & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Just in time for Christmas, HobbyTron.com today announced the availability of the Picco Z micro remote control (r/c) helicopter through its Web site, www.hobbytron.com. HobbyTron.com will showcase the Picco Z tonight for journalists attending the DigitalLife media reception from 6-9 p.m. (EST) at the Nikki Midtown in New York City… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 16, 2006No Comments
  SOTA Toys is happy to announce their web-site is up and running.  We are now able to take pre-orders for upcoming products as well a order for existing product.  We would like to thank every one for their patience through this buggy start up. We would also like thank every one who helped out… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 15, 2006No Comments
November 15, 2006-Balboa Lake, CA; Transformers-The original robots in disguise take on their newest form thanks to SOTA Toys! SOTA Toys is proud to announce the Transformers Generation 1 Chess Set! Based on the classic 80’s cartoon, the set will have the the Autobots and Decepticons facing off in a struggle for dominance. The Autobots… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 15, 2006No Comments
I’m sure we’ve all gotten the odd sidelong glance from parents or employees while trolling the pegs for the latest treasure, but here’s something I hadn’t encountered until yesterday. I’m in the Wal-Mart figure aisle, flipping through the DC Superheroes.  Behind me, a guy is trying to align a large, unwieldy box under the price… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • November 15, 20066 Comments
CATWOMAN 13” Deluxe Collector Figure CATWOMAN is the first female & newest addition to DC Direct’s line of realistically proportioned, super-heroic 1:6 scale figures! This deluxe collector figure comes clothed in a authentically detailed fabric costume and includes accessories and a display stand. Packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel. Advance-solicited;… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 13, 2006No Comments
  Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles, LLC (DST) is proud and excited to announce the latest Buffy the Vampire Slayer action figure promotion, and this one is sure to please fans of the critically-acclaimed series as well as toy collectors.  Just as Spike and his vampire henchmen did in the series, next spring fans will… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 13, 2006No Comments
Our good friend Mattel Line Designer Boy Wonder has spilled the beans on some upcoming Justice League Unlimited figures that will be shown at Toy Fair in February 2007! Will there be a 10" Giganta figure? A single pack Blue Devil? And what scale are the upcoming Legion of Super Heroes figures? Go check out… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 12, 2006No Comments
I know I’m probably overloading on YouTube, but I think it’s the greatest thing since the original Netscape browser.  Here are two gems that cannot be ignored if you haven’t already seen them: the below subpar rapping of the Average Homeboy and the incredible overacting of Brian Atene. What makes these such great clips is… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 11, 20061 Comment
November 10, 2006 (SEATTLE) – WizKids Inc. announced today that the entire U.S. print run of Marvel(tm) HeroClix(r): Supernova has sold out from its warehouse. The ninth Marvel HeroClix expansion releases worldwide November 15, 2006, and has been eagerly anticipated by fans and retailers alike. "The buzz on Supernova building up to, and then as… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 10, 2006No Comments
  As some of you know, I am a certified James Robinson Starman nutjob.  Loved the character of Jack Knight, loved the series and Tony Harris’ artwork and loved pretty much anything else associated with the property. Still do. I re-read all the trades on a fairly continual basis – just great, great stuff. So with apologies to Robinson… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • November 8, 2006No Comments
Brand Launches Fun Interactive “Behind-the-Scenes” Web Site at Bandai.com CYPRESS, CA – November 8, 2006) – From the creators of the Power Rangers toy line – one of the most successful action figure brands of all time – comes the new Ben 10 lineup from innovator Bandai America Inc. Based on the popular Cartoon Network… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 8, 2006No Comments
November 3, 2006 (SEATTLE) – WizKids Inc., creator of the Battlestar Galactica(tm) collectable card game (CCG), announced today the release of the game’s first expansion: Battlestar Galactica: Betrayal. "The Battlestar Galactica CCG captures the excitement and intrigue of the hit television miniseries and show, and the Betrayal expansion greatly extends that fun," said Joe Hauck,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 8, 2006No Comments
*Almost. In our first visit of the blog era, I listed ten things I believe you can do to escape or avoid toy addiction.  Subsequently, I thought of an eleventh item for that list, but there’s a problem. The eleventh thing you can do to beat toy addiction would have been… There are two kinds… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • November 8, 20062 Comments
That’s it. Polls close at 7pm (I think). Go vote. Doesn’t matter for who. Or go vote against. Just do it. Want to show that Iraq was bad? Go vote. Want to demonstrate our freedom to other countries? Go vote. Please! It does matter (except in Florida)! VOTE!!!! Old School Election Cartoon:  [youtube]Ckr1tZitZtU[/youtube] New School… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • November 7, 2006No Comments
Earlier today McFarlane Toys and Touchstone Television launched the highly anticpated LOST action figure line with LOST TV Star Jorge "Hurley" Garcia, Executive Producer Bryant Burk and McFarlane Toys and Spawn Creator Todd McFarlane at the Toys R Us Times Square. This was the national debut of the McFarlane Toys LOST product and AFI friend… Read More
Daniel Pickett • November 6, 2006No Comments