We’re here to help… Looking at the recent travesty that occurred in Haiti this past month, it really makes us look back and be thankful for everything that we have.  Collecting toys and doing art is really a luxury.  Having the time just to drive our minds into creative endeavors is something we need not… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 2010No Comments
HBComics’  ™ Character Licensed by Shocker Toys   HBComics ™ independent comic character “Lazerman” ™ is getting the action figure treatment courtesy of Shocker Toys.   Shocker Toys acquired the license to design, develop, manufacture, distribute, market and sell designer figures and 6 inch scale action figures based on their Lazeman ™ comic property, HBComics… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 2010No Comments
We continue our look this week at the first half of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics wave 12.    Our entry today is the villain Copperhead. Once again Mattel and the Four Horsemen use some clever existing parts and dress them up with some new pieces and a new head to give us a unique looking… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 27, 2010No Comments
As a follow up to the widely successful Wood Grain Style Qee Collection, Toy2R continues to pursue perfection in developing various natural finishes.  Paying tribute to the living force of nature Toy2R presents the first series of Elemental Qees based on natural resources. These elements balance each other through opposites: water quenches fire, fire boils… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2010No Comments
With the most recent disasters in Haiti, its been refreshing to see how people are reacting to the travesty.  Even during a time of economic strain, people are still taking a step back and contributing to a needy cause.  The catastrophe has made many of us reflect on how fortunate we are to live in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2010No Comments
  Kimbo, Griffin, Bisping also Featured in Series Due Out in Second Quarter ’10 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, January 26, 2010 – With its first series of collectible UFC-branded figurines due to hit shelves throughout North America by next month, Round 5 today unveiled the members of its UFC Series 2, as announced by Barron Lau,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2010No Comments
BOSTON, MA– January 26, 2009 – Simone Legno, creator of the iconic fashion brand tokidoki, has created a special-edition his and hers Valentine’s Day collaboration with Mimoco. Adios and Ciao Ciao, Legno’s beloved pair of cute grim reaper characters, will be morphed onto Mimoco’s MIMOBOT designer USB flash drive platform in romantic-yet-hardcore black and pink… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 26, 2010No Comments
Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the opening of "Under The Influence: Masters of the Universe," an art show focusing on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toy line in all of it’s incarnations.   While we were there, we were able to steal a few minutes with our friend Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 25, 2010No Comments
Howdy all!  Welcome to yet another CAPtivating edition (hee hee) of the Super Powers Highlight.  This go-around we’re looking at one of the oddest things ever to come out of the Super Powers line in any country…El Capitan Rayo from Gulliver Juguetes in Brazil.  Covered in this blog, and I believe for the first time… Read More
ChipCataldo • January 24, 20106 Comments
This week in the AFi Archive I’ll be posting features on the first half of DCUC Wave 11.   We start things off with one of my favorites- Desaad.   Darkseid’s right hand man is here in all of his Super Powers goodness.  The Four Horsemen have done another great update of this classic figure…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 24, 2010No Comments
With the new website, www.toy2rusa.com,up and running since Christmas, Toy2R is poised to make some waves in 2010. The new web presence of Toy2R includes a revised blog moving QEE4ALL under the roof of the new site. News about upcoming releases, updates and all things Toy2R are being posted daily. News of the continuation of… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 23, 2010No Comments
SOTA Toys released a newsletter this week (which you can access by clicking here) announcing an Ebay Auction for a Prototype Blue Lightning Blanka Statue, the proceeds of which will go directly to the Red Cross for aid in Haiti. SOTA’s Fearless Leader had the following to say:   Dear friends and colleagues, By now,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • January 23, 2010No Comments