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DC Direct wowed the collecting community this week with giving us our first look at the greatly anticipated "History of the DC Universe" line.    This new line of figures that was mentioned in passing in an interview with DC Direct before Comic Con, and became one of the most talked about in the company’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 22, 20082 Comments
If you have a Target within driving distance I’m betting you’ve waited outside its doors for the 8 a.m. opening. Its just one of those things we do. Since JLU became a Target "exclusive" I’ve been thinking more about the Big Red Bulls Eye. Here are some random observations and recollections.     Collector Sign… Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • October 21, 200813 Comments
Shao Kahn, Darkseid, Baraka and Lex Luthor Join the Cast of Super Heroes and Super Villains in the Most Anticipated Fighter of the Year Today Midway announced the complete cast of characters in the epic fighter, Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe. Rounding out the powerhouse line-up are the final villains Shao Kahn, Darkseid, Baraka and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 21, 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. Is there any chance of seeing Cover Girl in the 3¾” line before the focus shifts over to the movie figures? A1…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 21, 2008No Comments
Plus, Win a Complete Set of Guitar Hero Action Figures McFarlane Toys’ first series of Guitar Hero action figures is now rocking Toys ‘R’ Us stores! For information on which Toys ‘R’ Us stores near you are carrying these figures, go here. Series 1 includes four of Guitar Hero‘s fan-favorite characters. Each 6-inch scale articulated… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 20, 2008No Comments
Below are the DC Direct solicitations for items shipping June 2009.  It includes on the most anticipated lines that DC Direct has ever announced.    ACTION FIGURES   HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES BASED ON THE ART OF GEORGE PÉREZ The first in an ongoing line of action figures that spans… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 20, 2008No Comments
Dream Halloween is right around the corner. This is a fantastic event where Mattel teams created one-of-a-kind collector items to auction off for Children Affected by Aids. This year, among the spectacular toys are two items we showed off first at San Diego Comic Con, the one-of-a-kind Darth Mater and the second and last publically… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 20, 20081 Comment
One of the things you notice fairly quickly when you collect this stuff – and take it out of the package –  is how much packaging there really is.  It doesn’t matter the toy or the company, there is still packaging that has to be dealt with.   What do we do with it?  I’d like… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • October 18, 20084 Comments
Due to unforseen events, the JLU Repaint Custom Showcase will be slightly delayed. We hope to have it live as soon as possible. In the meantime, we are proud to present in its place….THIS!!! [youtube]XAg5KjnAhuU[/youtube]   Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • October 18, 2008No Comments
The good folks over at Entertainment Weekly have sent us some news and a preview of the cover featuring Zachary Quinto and Chris Pine from the new Star Trek movie.  The issue hits newsstands tomorrow, October 17 and has great photos from the highly anticipated film. Below are some of the more newsworthy quotes below… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 16, 2008No Comments
Action-Packed Film And Television Brands Include STAR TREK, TERMINATOR SALVATION And TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Expansions Of Innovative Playmates Toys Originals, MYLIFE and NIGHT GUARDIANS™, THE DEFENDERS OF DREAMTIME          COSTA MESA, CA – Drawing upon a rich history of pioneering imaginative products as well successfully managing and developing lines based on stellar entertainment brand… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 16, 20081 Comment
October 15, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacture sell-in of DC HeroClix®: Arkham Asylum.  WizKids’ entire inventory of Arkham Asylum, releasing October 22, has been completely sold in to distribution in North America due to overwhelming preorder sales.  DC HeroClix: Arkham Asylum brings BATMAN’s most dangerous villains to players’ tabletops to re-wage the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 15, 2008No Comments
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