Toy of the Day #100- Toys of the Past

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March 7, 2013

Mattel’s Scott Neitlich Addresses Castle Grayskull

There’s changes coming for Mattel’s show-stopping Castle Grayskull playset, and Scott Neitlich is on the forefront, offering as many details as possible to collectors.


March 1, 2013

Custom Korner: Fun With The Zombie Viper

Not every custom has to be super involved… some of the coolest and most fun figures to build involve very little effort, like my tweaks on the GI Joe Zombie Vipers.


February 22, 2013

Custom Korner: The Avengers SHIELD Agents

This week, we pay tribute to the unsung heroes of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe– SHIELD agents Phil Coulson and Maria Hill!


February 15, 2013

Ask Mattel 2/15/2013: Why We Can’t See A “Basic” MOTU Line & More

Mattel is back with the first post-Toy Fair Q&A.  This installment sees Matty explain why a basic, bare bones Masters of the Universe option can’t be on the table, plus some details on upcoming characters in the series.  Get all the answers here!


February 8, 2013

Custom Korner: DCUC Super Powers Kalibak

With Mattel finally releasing the Super Powers colors Penguin in their new Batman Unlimited line, it’s time to spruce up that Kalibak and make him a better fit to complete the new take on the legendary Kenner line.


February 2, 2013

Ask Mattel 2/1/2013: Details On MOTUC 2014, Watchmen & More

Mattel is back with their last round of answers before this year’s Toy Fair.  This time out, Matty speaks on the priority of finishing Masters of the Universe’s sub-lines in 2014, plus addresses the likelihood of new flight stands and Watchmen: Year Two figures.  Read on for all the answers!


February 1, 2013

Custom Korner: GI Joe Duke & Stalker… Sideshow Style

Scaled-down versions of two of my favorite Sideshow 1/6 scale figures.


January 25, 2013

Custom Korner: Marvel Universe Valkyrie

It took years before Valkyrie finally got an action figure, but she’s still missing from the 3.75″ Marvel Universe… I thought it was time to address that.


January 25, 2013

This Week On “The Facepalm Over The Django Toy Controversy”

You can’t make this shit up. Well, apparently somebody could.


January 25, 2013

Mattel Wants To Know Why You Don’t Like He-Man Anymore

Did you give up on Masters of the Universe? Mattel wants to know why.


January 18, 2013

Custom Korner: Red Sonja

I don’t tend to do commissions, but I’ve customized a fair share of gifts for friends over the years.  That’s how this 6″, Marvel Legends-style Red Sonja came to be.


January 15, 2013

Ask Mattel 1/15/2013: What To Expect When You’re Expecting (Castle Grayskull)

We’ve got the first round of all-new answers from Mattel for 2013!  In this session, Matty speaks on what fans can expect from Castle Grayskull (as well as where we might see it first), and details on finishing off the Super Powers collection and Masters of the Universe.  Check out all the answers!


January 15, 2013

Masters Of The Universe Year In Review: 2012

2012 was a whirlwind year for Masters of the Universe! As far as the selection goes, it was easily their most diverse year, but how they spread those releases out was other story. The other hot-button issue this year was the spotty design choices now headed by Ruben Martinez. It certainly was another year of…


January 11, 2013

Custom Korner: Marvel Universe Jubilee

Hasbro’s Marvel Universe Jubilee had some good stuff going for her, but her modern look can’t hold a candle to her 90’s X-Men style, so I fixed that.


January 10, 2013

On The Django Unchained Toy Controversy

Not unlike the movie itself, NECA’s recent Django Unchained toy line has been met with criticism, with some labeling the toys as offensive, based on the property’s connection to slavery.  I didn’t talk about it in my review, so I’m talking about it now.