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December 21, 2012

Tis The Season To Be An Ewok

Star Wars figures have always been a hard sell for me over the years. Star Wars was part of my childhood, and the toys were some of the first ones I hunted down with my mom. As I got older and the lines were relaunched in the late 90’s I jumped in but my interests…


December 18, 2012

Lego Heads Down Into The Sewers

Lego is taking over the world of entertainment. In the past year they conquered the super heroes of Marvel and DC universes, they have ventured into space with Star Wars and now they are heading down to the sewers with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.


October 15, 2012

The Building of Grayskull

In a corner of the Mattel booth at NYCC, the blueprints for Castle Grayskull gave fans a look at what the recently announced MOTU Classics castle will look like. Check out the gallery to see what could be if Mattel scores enough fan support. 


September 6, 2012

A Shockwave Hits the Transformers Line

Transformers used to be one of my favorite toy properties from childhood. Over the past few years Hasbro has updated the classic Generation 1 designs of the Autobots and Decepticons, which pulled me right back in to the line today. The latest Transformer to get an update is one of Megatron’s top allies, Shockwave.


July 13, 2012

SDCC 2012- DC Collectibles Preview Party

DC Comics is stepping up their game and expanding into the 3.75 in scale of figures, and while fans thought there were only two figures to start, it turns out there’s a whole Corp on deck.


July 12, 2012

SDCC 2012- Mattel

During Preview night the Mattel cases had a lot of empty space, full of small signs telling fans to come to the panels to find out what will fill the cases through the rest of the convention. There were however some fun surprises in store on the floor. 


July 12, 2012

SDCC 2012- Hasbro

At preview night Hasbro showed off some of the best dioramas on the show floor. There was a few new items in the cases with a few mysterious customs thrown in the mix as well.


New Green Lanterns from DC Collectibles
July 11, 2012

SDCC 2012- Preview Night

The first night of Comic Con is overwhelming for a first time visitor. The lines are long and people are herded into sections of the Convention Center like cattle, just waiting to be released on to the convention floor.


July 7, 2012

Evil Comes to Comic Con

The San Diego Comic Con exclusives for the Marvel Universe line will give fans some highly requested villains to build their own Masters of Evil.


June 12, 2012

Avengers Assemble!!!!

After weeks of only seeing the big name heroes from the Avengers team, the human heroes and a surprise villain are making their way to collectors in the third wave of the 3.75 scale Movie line.


May 15, 2012

Going Around in Circles

There is a thought running through my head “I have done this already”. It mostly applies to toys but it can apply to almost any collector.


October 15, 2011

NYCC: On The Floor With Hasbro

For the first time ever, Hasbro came in full force to New York Comic Con. Hasbro has a huge booth at NYCC, featuring some awesome convention exclusives, along with showcases for brand new products for each of their lines, from Star Wars and GI Joe to Transformers and Jem… and of course Marvel! We got…


December 14, 2007

Review: DCUC Wave One from Mattel

Since the reinvention of the action figure in 2000 by Toy Biz, DC fans have been waiting for the DC universe to be made. This summer Mattel got the rights to the entire DC universe and the first wave of figures proves that not only will we get the big names but also the B-…