With the holidays here, this seemed like a good time to share my memory of receiving one of the greatest gifts ever. Read on!   1985.  Arguably the greatest toy year ever, with Masters of The Universe, Transformers and G.I.Joe at the heights of popularity.  During that spring I had received the G.I.Joe Snow Cat vehicle, and… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 19, 20061 Comment
Children’s Hospitals Across the U.S. Receive Thousands of Toys as Part of Mattel’s Toy Donation Program El Segundo, Calif., December 18, 2006 – Mattel, Inc. [NYSE:MAT] today announced that in 2006 it has donated almost 1.5 million toys worth approximately $10 million to children in need around the world. Included in that donation is 45,000… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 18, 2006No Comments
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary replacement program for the following consumer product. Name of Product: Wrist Straps Used with Controllers for the Nintendo Wii Video Game System Units: About 2 Million Distributor: Nintendo of America Inc. Issue: If consumers swing… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 18, 2006No Comments
NECA updated their MySpace page today with photos of their upcoming 7" Jareth figure from Labrinth.  Jareth, The Goblin King from Labyrinth.  Yes, an action figure with the likeness of David Bowie! In Stores March 07.     Regarding the leaked images from Grind House and Jareth from Labyrinth. Some of these images are not… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 14, 2006No Comments
I don’t know what its like in your area, but around here people have no concept of the Four-Way Stop system. None. At all. My life is in danger every single time I pull up at one of these deathtraps. Either no one goes, sitting in their spot for five minutes OR these morons hit… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • December 14, 2006No Comments
Get ready for the latest exclusives from the upcoming New York Comic Con, because they’re sure to set off spider-senses everywhere!  Limited to only 600 pieces, the DST-exclusive Marvel Icons Symbiote Spider-Man bust depicts the friendly neighborhood wall-crawler’s black costume – a look returning for the “Back in Black” comic event! Building on this classic… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 13, 2006No Comments
The World’s First and #1 Selling “Virtual Pet” Honored with Several Prestigious Awards Amidst Fan Frenzy Over Special Promotions and Giveaways (Cypress, CA – December 13, 2006) – Bandai America Inc.’s Tamagotchi Connection—the world’s first and original “virtual pet” tech toy—continues its reign as one of the most coveted tech toys of 2006.  Not only… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 13, 2006No Comments
I was in Target today browsing the DVDs, when a mother pushed her cart past me and beckoned her daughter follow her.  A moment later the little girl, who couldn’t have been more than three, toddled by behind me singing to herself… "You better watch out, you better not cry…"  So awesome I almost cried. … Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • December 13, 2006No Comments
New from DST in January’s Previews: Office Space Bobbleheads The perfect cure for a “Case of the Mondays,” these Office Space bobble-heads feature 7” depictions of your favorite characters from the crazy cult of cubicles — the apathetic Peter, the overbearing Bill Lumbergh, and the unpredictable Milton! Sculpted by Rudy Garcia, each bobble head features… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 13, 2006No Comments
Shocker Toys announces a further change to indie comic figure line Buffalo NY, Dec 11th 2006 – It is with regret and extreme frustration that Shocker Toys announces a further change to Indie Spotlight series 1.  The premiere of this line will now include Rob Schrab’s Scud the Disposable Assasin, Terry Moore’s Katchoo of Strangers… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 13, 2006No Comments
First revealed in an amazing scoop by Power Guy of the Hall of Justice Forums and then confirmed by Mattel’s own Boy Wonder here in the AFI forums, here is a look at some long awaited and much requested figures from the Justice League Unlimited toy line. Three all-new characters make their first time JLU… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 12, 2006No Comments
BATMAN 1:4 SCAL MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE Designed and sculpted by James Shoop This 18.5” Batman Statue is the most classic representation of the Dark Knight to date! At 1:4 scale, this museum-quality, mixed-media figure is composed of resin, metal and an expertly crafted fabric costume and poseable cape. Batman is presented climbing the steps out… Read More
Daniel Pickett • December 11, 2006No Comments