Before there were Pocket Monsters (Pokemon), there was Monster in My Pocket. This surprisingly basic toy series would go on to have its own video game, tv show*, comics, trading cards, a board game, and a TON of pointless pro... read feature
With just a scant 76 days until Halloween, have you done your holiday shopping? If not, it might be time to head over to your local Michael's to check out their Lemax's Spooky Town display.
Earlier in the year Lemax opened pr... read feature
Fe-boo!-ary might be over, but the frighteningly fun times have only just begun as we've learned that Lemax recently opened pre-orders for its 2014 Spooky Town collection.
While Halloween is (regrettably) still another seven ... read
Eaglemoss has elected Captain America to the White King of its Marvel Chess Collection. Captain America (and also White Pawn Daredevil) join the previously announced (and available for pre-order) White Knight Spider-Man, WK W... read
It feels like every day now there’s news of new Sailor Moon items coming out. There’s chopsticks, ear phones, nail designs; it’s nonstop! This may sound like a complaint, but really I’m on board with ... read
The votes are in: Lex has been crowned King! ...you know, because I assume Eaglemoss had a secret ballot among their staff members when Lex Luthor was selected to represent the black king in their DC Justice League Chess Coll... read
Eaglemoss's latest batch of pre-orders includes (black rook) Killer Croc and (white pawn) Azrael for its Batman-themed chess set as well as Spider-Man 2099, Wiccan, and over-sized Executioner for its Marvel figurines. Plus fo... read
What's the first thing to pop into your head when you hear the word "Christmas"? Zombies, right? If so, you're not alone because JAKKS Pacific has released four holiday-themed S.L.U.G. Zombies 3-packs.
These packs feature eig... read
Eaglemoss's Batman chess set expands with two new pawns, Ventriloquist (black) & Black Bat (ironically white in spite of the name), as well as giving fans two new Marvel figurines.
One of the biggest problems with Batman'... read
Eaglemoss Publications' latest additions to its wealth of Batman merchandise include two Batmobile sets (part of their new Batman Automobilia Collection) and an Alfred Pennyworth white pawn chess piece.
The Batman Automobilia... read
Eaglemoss continues to fill its Batman and Lord of the Rings chessboards with new pieces and, for you non-chess fans out there, Eaglemoss has some new regular Marvel figurines available for pre-order as well.
The Eaglemoss ch... read
Like the concept of a Halloween town but not Spooky Town's humor? Go classy with Department 56's Snow Village Halloween.
Snow Village Halloween makes use of the same concept as Spooky Town (that of a Halloween-themed Christma... read
Mattel's DC Action League (the continuation of a Batman-themed Action League) really hasn't seen many announcements or updates in the past year. A Flashpoint-themed wave was supposed to hit retail late last year (although man... read
Tomopop is not perfect. In fact, it's downright embarrassing some of the things that somehow escape our (almost) all-seeing gaze... as with the case of these really cool S.L.U.G. Zombies figurines. Much like OMFG! series, the... read
A good many years ago I saw an impressive Lord of the Rings chess set, with magnificent board, at a trendy upscale shop. Unfortunately, that set was as expensive as it was incredible and Eaglemoss's Lord of the Ring-themed se... read
X Plus USA is becoming rather adroit at pilfering childhoods to sell us some nostalgia. While I was surprised to see them make Hanna-Barbera figurines, nothing is more shocking or unusual than their follow-up in the form of t... read
X Plus USA's first wave of Hanna-Barbera figurines may not be out yet but already we're seeing the newest addition to their line: the oversized Herculoid Tundro (who you might remember as that strange rhino-armadillo thing th... read
October Toys had a little big display in the form of the oversized prototypes for their OMFG! (aka "Outlandish Mini Figure Guys") series 1 figures. The giant painted Mega MultiSkull (header image) looks phenomenal. The awesom... read
Remember those old Hanna-Barbera cartoons? Sure, you probably remember good ol' Scooby Doo (who plays in one incarnation or another to this day) and the Flintstones but do you remember the likes of Wacky Races and The Herculo... read
Chara-Ani has announced that their Nichijou Toy's Works 2.5 box set is now available for pre-order, priced around ¥7,772. They should ship sometime in June.
Included in the set are two versions each of Nano, Hakase, Mai, ... read