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Mattel gives us a sneak peek at this 3-pack that will start hitting any day now.   Reunited at last Hawkman and Hawkgirl.   This figure and the Joker figure in the same wave brings us 2 figures closer to having all of the Super Powers figures in the animated style (come on Kalibk!)  Jump… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 9, 2007No Comments
After my last Cars blog I got a few emails from other folks that had been fighting the Cars urges only to be lured in by it’s siren song.   One such email also told me about a recent variation found that many folks have been speculating about- the red-wheeled Hudson Hornet.     The… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 8, 2007No Comments
Joe Ledbetter’s Toxic Swamp Series just got a little bigger. Currently available for preorder are the newest 8" Toxic Swamp Cat Qee figures from TOY2R. First is Diamond Comic’s exclusive 8" Toxic Swamp Cat RED Edition (JUN074604), currently available for preorder through the JUNE issue PREVIEWS (http://previews.diamondcomics.com/public/default.asp?t=2&m=1&c=23&s=309). Limited to only 660 pcs worldwide, the Red… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 8, 2007No Comments
WOW! That’s what this line made me say out loud, when I found the single Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow last weekend at Wal-mart. I actually said it out loud – how goofy is that? Now, I don’t get truly excited over very many toys anymore. Sure, I enjoy the hobby and I dig all… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • July 6, 2007No Comments
This is a tribute to my other grandmother.   Were she alive she would have turned 97 today.   I originally posted this at that other site I used to write for back in 2002 after she passed.  I have modified it and added to it a bit from that original version. Happy Birthday Grandma. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 5, 2007No Comments
Going off the topic of toys today to celebrate something significant.  Specifically my family, even more specifically my grandparents as they both have events the first week in July.   There will be 2 family posts back to back and then we’ll get back to toys. Today is my (maternal) grandparents anniversary.   Their SIXTY-FIFTH wedding anniversary. … Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 3, 2007No Comments
One of my most anticipated lines of the year has been Cards Inc’s Harry Potter line, released by their newly formed Popco Entertainment division.  Despite being one of the most popular entertainment franchises on the planet Harry Potter has had a rather spotty toy history. Mattel original held the Master Toy License and produced figures,… Read More
Jeff Cope • July 3, 2007No Comments
The same toy company that we posted the survey for last week has one more question to ask you to find out more about the adult toy collector market so that they can make better collectible products. They have posted the question as an anonymous survey at the link below.  This information collected in this… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 2, 2007No Comments
When word of the Master DC Comic toy license going to Mattel was finally announced I shot some questions over to the gang at DC Direct to find out how this new deal will affect them.   It looks as if this deal was worked out differently that when Hasbro had the master toy license… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 2, 2007No Comments
This past Friday, my wife and I saw the new film from the reunited (I’m happy to say) Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios, Ratatouille.  The Pixar films are always an event for us, but I went into Ratatouille looking for more than just Pixar’s usual dedication to quality animation, character, and story.  I… Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • July 2, 20073 Comments
Joss Whedon wants to take YOU to dinner!  Joss Whedon has long been championed by women around the world for his depiction of strong female characters. His breakout hit television show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer featured Buffy Anne Summers, played by Sarah Michelle Gellar as the young woman chosen by fate to battle demons, vampires,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 2, 2007No Comments
At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, NECA will debut the prototypes for this fall’s highly anticipated Castlevania series. To celebrate and commemorate the launch of this amazing series we wanted to offer something special. The "Pixel" Simon Mini Figure is based on the look of the original Castlevania vampire hunter, Simon Belmont, and how he… Read More
Daniel Pickett • July 2, 2007No Comments
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