Hello everyone, and welcome to another edition of the Super Powers Highlight.  Up for review today is one of the kinds of things I love to find related to this wonderful hobby…the "behind the scenes" ephemera.  This was a promotional flier given to Kenner accounts probably either by a representative, salesman, or directly at Toy… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 13, 20117 Comments
The new issues of Toy Fare has hittoday and the news of the next MOTUC figure- Catra has set the internets ablaze.  You can see the picture in the new issue of Toy Far, and this teaser image and an update of the first 6 months of MOTUC releases and re-releases below.   Hey He-Fans… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 12, 2011No Comments
Welcome to the first Super Powers Highlight of 2011.  I’m going to try and produce more blogs this year by writing less and just taking excellent detailed photos.  I’ve found that I’m a little more apprehensive to blogging when I’m forced to write a lot about items that really have no documented history other than… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 12, 20118 Comments
GreenLight highlights famous silver screen settings and memorable racing events. Indianapolis, IN (January 11, 2011) The New Year brings many treats to the GreenLight Collectors and the first series to utilize this fresh feel is 1:64 Dioramas Series 4. By reaching out to production studios GreenLight has obtained Hollywood licensing permissions to replicate scenes from… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 11, 2011No Comments
Many fans know the pain of ordering each month from MattyCollector.com.  Instant sellouts, long wait times… and the "white screen of death."   Mattel has been working behind the scenes all year last year making improvements, and promising fans more, and now the most significant one is here for the January 18th sale. CAPTCHA Coming to… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 11, 2011No Comments
Triskaidekaphobics beware, in 2011 the Living Dead Dolls celebrate their 13th anniversary. What started as a late night endeavor in the bowels of New Jersey, has grown into the world’s best selling and longest continually running line of collectible, horror-themed specialty dolls. In addition to over 20 regular series and more than12 series of Living… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2011No Comments
Toy2R releases the next image in the 5" Mini Qee Collection – the Bunee Qee. Fans, collectors and customizers will have their ears perked up this week as Toy2R adds to the excitement building about the new scale Qees dropping in February, the 5" Mini Qee Collection. This week features the first image of the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2011No Comments
SPAWN creator signs at the store that helped launch the hit series in 1992   In 1992, Todd McFarlane co-founded the world’s greatest creator-owned comics company, Image Comics, and released his own best-selling comic book, SPAWN. On January 12, 2011, SPAWN becomes only the second independent series in history to reach the 200-issue mark! To… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2011No Comments
  Toypocalypse: A Four Horsemen Retrospective – presented by TT Underground.    Chronicling the past, present and future of one of the toy industry’s most prolific design groups – The Four Horsemen – Toypocalypse covers more than a decade of every aspect of toy design from the initial concept all the way through to the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 10, 2011No Comments
Since the great resurgence of 1984, Godzilla fans and collectors (like myself) have had only a few offering annually , and the vast majority of those toys have been the Bandai vinyl figures. Dubbed “The Godzilla Collection”, it became a line of toys that, for the most part, satisfied that niche left cold and empty… Read More
Steve "Captain Collector" Ceragioli • January 9, 20113 Comments
Mattel has announced a special sale for Masters of the Universe fans tomorrow:   MOTU Fans, Run, Skeletor®, run … Mo-Larr, Eternian Dentist, is back in two brand new episodes of Robot Chicken! The first airs during the Season 5 premiere on Cartoon Network Sunday, January 9th. The second one airs the following Sunday, January… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 9, 2011No Comments
It was a real treat to be asked to review the second edition of Mark Bellomo’s amazing visual chronology: The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994. My own childhood Joe collection only goes up to around 1987’s series IV but it was a passionate and memorable 5 years! Straight-armed Rock ’N Roll started it all…. Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • January 9, 20114 Comments