Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2007
Just in time for the holidays!   We have an exclusive interview with Round 2 Corp, the new company that brought Rudolph and Charlie Brown back to store shelves, and started off strong with their brand new Frosty products.  We find out who they are, where they came from and what’s next for Round 2…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2007
Here’s a great idea made better.  We all remember the old Rock’em Sock’em Robots (by Marx!) and spent many an afternoon pummeling our opponent.  But what if you could open that "arena" up and REALLY get to some robot bashing?!?!  That’s the idea behind Johnny Lightnings new BATTLE WHEELS. These are collectible remote controlled,fighting robots…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2007
New York- The air was cold and the wind was punishing, but Damien Glonek and Mike Drake of Mezco Toyz, braved the elements to deliver toys for a most intriguing event. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Times Square Odditorium was hosting an “Unusual Toy Drive” and the good folks at Mezco Toyz were donating 17…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2007
We’re extremely pleased to reveal the next Minimates in the Battlestar Galactica line will be based on the classic version of the interstellar franchise.  Two box sets featuring characters from 1978’s original Battlestar Galactica series will be released early next year – just in time forthe 30th Anniversary of this classic property! The Classic Colonial…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
December 17, 2007
Over the past 15 or so years every new superhero toyline that springs up has been anointed as "the new Super Powers" by someone or other. I’ve always argued against it in every case, or just plain laughed it off. While Super Powers might not be able to compare to today’s manufacturing techniques that allow…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2007
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Delivers the ABC’s of Toy Safety WASHINGTON, D.C. – As gift-givers shop for that perfect toy this holiday season, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is emphasizing the importance of shopping safely. Knowing your ABC’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2007
The 10" line of the JLU figures has been a bit of an underdog.  Many of them have been difficult to find, and that difficulty seems to increase with each passing season.  A few of the early figures and core characters have been re-released enough times to be fairly common.   Toys R Us keeps…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2007
  I’ve seen the prizes in person now and the gold figures are really cool! Find out all the details of the contest by clicking here! You have until Midnight PST on Sunday to enter!  Get to dressing up YOUR action figures!

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 16, 2007
Action Figures Based on Real Soldiers Are Part of America’s Army Real Heroes Program Sunrise, FL, November 15, 2007 – Jazwares, Inc. today announced the nationwide launch of America’s Army action figures featuring Real Heroes at Toys "R" Us stores nationwide. The action figure series is part of the America’s Army Real Heroesprogram through which…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 16, 2007
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., November 16, 2007 – Mattel, Inc. [NYSE:MAT] announced today that the Mattel Board of Directors has approved an increase in the company’s common stock annual dividend for 2007 to seventy-five cents per share. The previous annual dividend rate was sixty-five cents per share. The dividend is payable on December 14, 2007 to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2007
dc-logo Currently available for preorder in the OCTOBER issue of PREVIEWS, Diamond and TOY2R are proud to offer exclusively the 3” D.I.Y. version of the Bart Simpson Qee. The entire series of Bart Simpson Qees have been super hot and continue to sellout on each assortment. These 3” D.I.Y. figures will only be available for a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2007
BARTFORBIDDENPLANETUK   Spy Magician & the Fresh Monkey are back. This time they take a look at a brand new creator owned property of articulated resin figures: GYLOS. You can read all about it here. 

 

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