From the Art Asylum blog: http://www.artasylum.com/blog/2008/12/im-not-throwing-you-anything/ "Yes, here is the long-awaited Ultimate Quarter Scale Raiders of the Lost Ark “Classic” Indiana Jones figure. We received our first package samples and just had to tear one open and play with it. I hope you all will enjoy it as much as we did. Although truth be… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 10, 2008No Comments
A lot of fans and G.I. Joe collectors have been wondering about the design inspiration for the G.I. Joe 12-inch figure packaging. Well, Sideshow’s Graphic Design department has been hard at work to design something that would pay homage to the G.I. Joe legacy. Here to shed a little light on the process is Matt… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 10, 2008No Comments
I got a surprise box from our friends at Mattel yesterday and I’ll be showing them all to you in the next few days here.  Lets start off with a set that I was very much looking forward to and that didn’t disappoint:  the upcoming DC Universe Classics/MattyCollector.com exclusive "Space Heroes 2-pack" featuring Adam Strange… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 10, 20084 Comments
The only place to see the World Premiere of the trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine is by going to theaters and seeing The Day The Earth Stood Still, starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, in theaters starting Friday, December 12th. (or wait a few hours for it to show up on the internet)   X-Men… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 9, 20082 Comments
Diamond Select Toys and Toys R Us are excited to announce a new partnership that will bring the latest DST products to Toys R Us stores nationwide!  That’s right, now you can find all your favorite collector toys by visiting the greatest toy store there is! The geek-chic U.S.S. Enterprise from the classic Star Trek… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 8, 2008No Comments
An update.  I finally have in my possession both Captain Atom and The Question from the JLU line.  While Captain Atom suffers from some of the same afflictions as many other JLU figures — feet bent at odd angles, one leg shorter than the other — the Question is just fine.  And I am glad… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • December 6, 200811 Comments
The Mighty Mugg army marches on with a new license entering the line: GI JOE. Hasbro has sent up updated packaged and loose images of their up coming GI JOE MIGHTY MUGGS line.  See below for the images of of first six figures in this line.   BARONESS   COBRA COMMANDER   DESTRO   More… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2008No Comments
Hasbro has sent up updated packaged and loose images of their up coming Marvel Legends ICONS series of 12" figures.  There are four new figures and two of them have variants.  COLOSSUS   DAREDEVIL   DAREDEVIL "YELLOW" VARIANT   More images after the jump! Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2008No Comments
A cool new video staring the Lego Minimen… and you! Here’s the regular version:   If go to this link you can put your face (and the faces of 2 other friends and/or family) into the movie. Than you can send it around.   Enjoy! Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2008No Comments
At longlast, just in time for the holidays,  the new Masters of the Universe Classics line has launched and is available to order on MattyCollector.com The first two figures are He-Man and Beast man.  Each figure is $20.    Then starting next month there will be a new figure available each month. Starting with Skeletor in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 5, 2008No Comments
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec 04, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Yesterday, Judge Stephen Larson, the United States District Court Judge presiding over ongoing intellectual property litigation between Mattel and MGA Entertainment, Inc., granted Mattel’s motion for a permanent injunction barring MGA from manufacturing, distributing or selling Bratz fashion dolls, or using the "Bratz" name for any goods… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 4, 2008No Comments
In his spare moments between projects, which are few and far between, Master Sculptor Tim Bruckner started noodling around doing a series of head studies that were intended to "work some stuff out" artistically.  Some were inspired by some things he read, some were inspired by other artists and some just came from his imagination. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 3, 2008No Comments