Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2014
WarpoChul1 Artisan Retro Toys from Legendary Artists and Sculptors Make Kickstarter Debut   JUNE 9, 2014 (Chicago, IL): Warpo, creator of artisan retro toys, is thrilled to announce today the launch of its Kickstarter to fund Legends of Cthulhu, the first retro-styled action figure line based on the characters of H.P. Lovecraft.   By enlisting legendary…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2014
 AAIIIIIGGGGGHHH!   Pop Culture overload!   There’s too much awesome coming at us too fast!  If we miss even a week of this podcast the topics just pile up so much that we can’t pack it all in!   Costume reveals, movie titles announced,  new toys released and directors dropping out of projects.  It all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2014
DC Comics Vinyl3 Vinyl³ is a line of 2.5” interchangeable magnetic vinyl figures! Each figure features removable parts that have the capability of attaching magnetically or by peg to other figures in the Vinyl³ line. You know what that means… HYBRID SUPERHEROES AND VILLAINS! How about a SUPERBAT? Superman meets Batman! Or if you’re into…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2014
20140516-143729.jpg I’m jetting off to celebrate the nuptials of our own Cantina Dan and walking through terminal 5 at LAX I came across a store I didn’t know existed – The Mattel Experience. It’s very well stocked with all the latest Mattel lines and has a better selection than any mass retailer or even the Mattel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2014
Sloth skin smoking jacket? Say THAT 20 times fast! Welcome back everyone. As we mention in the intro this is another episode of GSi after-dark: Evening Edition. Listen close to your instructions on how to listen to this episode and the dress code. At long last I have seen the new Captain America movie so…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2014
ScreenHunter_364 May. 03 14.55 Climb aboard the LEGO® Fairground Mixer and hold onto your hat! Unfold the awesome Fairground Mixer, turn the crank and see it come to life! The fair has come to town and children and adults alike can’t wait to try the rides. Buy your ticket from the ticket booth and climb aboard the Mixer. Then…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
May 2, 2014
disney_infinity_marvel_super_heroes_figures_thumb Disney’s Infinity video game system is about to get a major (albeit expected) upgrade when it adds the Marvel Universe stable of character to the line-up in Fall 2014! “Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition will launch in September 2014, executive producer John Vignocchi said during this week’s episode of the game’s official webcast.   After showing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2014
IMG_0341 (Large) I’m week late getting these posted because I was focusing on all of the 9th Anniversary stories, but last weekend in Anaheim, WONDERCON 2014 was held next to the “Happiest Place On Earth” for the 3rd year in a row.    The Anaheim incarnation of WonderCon has grown year over year, and I have heard…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2014
WBCP-BANDAI Godzilla Atomic Roar BURBANK, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today a slate of new partners signed on to support Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ highly anticipated film Godzilla with product inspired by the epic action adventure. Led by master toy partner Bandai America Incorporated, alongside JAKKS Pacific, Inc., Rubie’s Costume…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
SkylandersTTAFi6 Skylanders Originator Toys for Bob Returns with Ground-Breaking Innovation Portal Masters Can Now Capture and Play as Villains; Capture and Play as Kaos for the First Time Ever   Santa Monica, Calif. – April 23, 2014 – Skylanders® is redefining the toys-to-life phenomenon with yet another ground-breaking innovation, Skylanders Trap Team™. On October 5 in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2014
ScreenHunter_316 Mar. 19 22.57 In the summer of 1986, in a mall in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Mattel Toy Company presented their new line of the Masters of the Universe Toy collection with a touring “showroom” that went to malls in large cities.   It presented the line as a “show” for kids and their parents to walk through and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2014
Playmobil40 PLAYMOBIL Around the World A Toy Adventurer Discovers the USA   In celebration of the brand’s 40th anniversary this year, PLAYMOBIL has dispatched a PLAYMOBIL figure to embark on international sightseeing adventures as part of the “PLAYMOBIL Around the World” campaign. This special anniversary program engages fans and collectors worldwide as they host the Tim…

 

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