Toy of the Day #100- Toys of the Past

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January 7, 2013

Sometimes You Just Have to Let Go

In a collector’s life there are times when you give up part of your collection. It can be for various reasons, but whatever they are, it is always a hard choice to make.


January 3, 2013

Best Action Figures of 2012

Lots of great action figures came out in 2012.  Here’s our list of the ten best ones.


January 1, 2013

Ten Things To Make 2013 Exciting

Happy New Year!  If you’re not sure about the new year yet, here’s ten things that will make 2013 an awesome year.


December 31, 2012

Ten Best Toy Lines of 2012

Overall, 2012 was a year filled with surprises for tried and true toy collectors, with some stunning toy lines both new and old coming to the forefront.


December 16, 2012

Ask Mattel 12/14/2012: MOTUC’s Two-Year Roadmap, Weapons Pak Details & More

We’re a little late posting the latest round of answers from Mattel.  Yesterday’s tragedy in Newtown– less than 30 miles from Kastor’s Korner HQ in Southington– made it very difficult to focus on writing about toys and movies and geeky stuff.  Our thoughts go out to all our CT neighbors suffering in light of this…


December 13, 2012

A Behind The Scenes Look At NECA’s Astonishing Aliens Figures

It’s ridiculous how badly I must own these.


November 30, 2012

Ask Mattel 11/30/2012: How Many DC Characters Does “Unlimited” Mean & More

Mattel has returned a new batch of answers to close out November.  This round, we get some new details on where you can go for WWE’s Miss Elizabeth, how many waves of DC Unlimited figures we should expect in 2013, and we dare to bring up the likelihood of Snake Mountain (already!)  Read on for…


November 15, 2012

Ask Mattel 11/15/2012: Rattlor’s Armor, Frosta Gifts & Action League’s Fate Explained!

Mattel is back with a new round of answers, and we’ve got some very interesting news straight from the source. It looks like Matty may be moving up the free gift from the Frosta fiasco, plus we get some confirmation on the fates of Rattlor’s General armor, Action league and the new DC figures revealed…


November 15, 2012

GI Joe Club Announces Second Run Of Joe Con Oktober Guard

The GI Joe Collector’s Club has announced a limited edition second run of their Joe Con exclusive Oktober Guard set, earning them some major flag points, in my opinion.


October 27, 2012

Ask Mattel 11/1/2012: What’s Up With Flight Stands, DC Weapons Paks & More

Mattel gives us a re-Halloween treat… a new round of answers, five days early!  This time around, Matty explains why Octavia’s tentacles won’t be bendy, and update on the upcoming new flight stands, and the chances we’ll see Weapons Paks for DC Universe and WWE. Read on for all the answers…


October 1, 2012

Ask Mattel 10/1/2012: Details On DC Unlimited & WWE Global Changes

After missing the last round due to Labor Day, we’re back with an all-new round of Ask Mattel answers! This time out, Matty gives a few details on the DC/ Batman Unlimited lines, and talks about their global strategy when it comes to WWE’s biggest international names… read on for all the details!


August 31, 2012

Ask Mattel 8/31/2012: Mattel’s Thoughts On The “Close Call” 2013 Subscriptions

Just before this Labor Day weekend, Mattel is back with a new round of answers!  This time out, Mattel shares what they took away from the close call with their 2013 subscriptions… plus we get some details on MOTUC’s Jitsu and the Watchmen Club Black Freighter line!


August 15, 2012

Ask Mattel 8/15/2012: Miss Martian’s Wardrobe Explained… And Vertigo Is An Infinite Earth!

We’re back for the latest round of Ask Mattel answers! This time out, Matty discloses some design decisions for Princess of Power and Miss Martian… plus confirmation that Vertigo characters can– and WILL– appear in Club Infinite Earths, and who we can blame for the Fighting Foe Men (spoiler: grab a mirror, apparently)… check out…


August 1, 2012

Ask Mattel 8/1/2012: The Future of Matty Collector & More

To say things are in flux at Matty Collector is an understatement, but the Mattel team still took the time to send out answers to the last round of questions. This time out, we get some insight into Mattel’s future Matty Collector and subscription plans, when we can expect a new MOTU female buck and…


July 18, 2012

SDCC 2012- The Best Offsite Campaigns

Each year Comic Con grows and spreads to the streets, way past the walls of the Convention Center.  Some companies went all-in with some great interactive campaigns which kept fans engaged throughout the city.  Here’s a few of my favorites.