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The New York Times ran a piece today on the Four Horsemen toy studio. Action figure collectors will be very familiar the “4H” (as they are known on message boards) for their work with McFarlane Toys, DC Universe Classics, and Masters of the Universe. The article in the Times focuses on the studio’s attempt to [...]
“I would say you could get rid of all your other superheroes because this is the zenith of action figures. It will never be better than this. This guy wins the award.” -Hagop’s Girlfriend My girlfriend is back with another review. Today, she takes a look over the DC Universe Classics Legion of Superheroes 12-pack [...]
Posted in Toys on Jul 28th, 2011
I haven’t always been a huge fan of the way Mattel has handled the DC Comics toy license. I’ve taken them to task many times, particularly in regard to the DC Universe Classics 6” action figures. I’ve gone toe-to-toe with Scott, Bill, Eric, Dani, Brett…everyone involved in the line. In the end, while we [...]
Ever since DC Comics announced the reboot of their entire comic book line coming in September, collectors of DC merchandise have wondered how it will affect their hobby. Collectors of the four year old DC Universe Classics line of 6″ action figures by Mattel were most interested, because they have been building their collections [...]
If you scoot your toot over to ActionFigurePics.com this morning, you can read my latest editorial. It’s a commentary on the leaked information regarding character selection for Mattel’s DC Universe Classics action figure line. In a nutshell, it’s not super friendly. …probably the single worst thing to come out of the Super Friends cartoon were [...]
On Sunday, Mattel’s Scott Neitlich announced that the long-delayed wave 14 of DC Universe Classics had arrived at Mattel’s U.S. distribution center and was awaiting a transfer of custody to Wal-Mart. That should mean that we’ll begin to see these on Wal-Mart shelves within a week or so. All I can say is, it’s about [...]
I want to share with all of you one of those stories that comes along far too infrequently. An uplifting story about action figures. Blogger “Canonball” encountered an incredible action figure opportunity, but rather than do unto himself, he did unto others. Head over to Canonball’s Run for the whole article: http://canonball.thefwoosh.com/2010/09/23/164/ Trust me- you [...]
We all hate, loathe, despise, abhor, and otherwise disdain retailer exclusives. Particularly those of the Wal Mart variety. They’re impossible to find (mostly)! Why does Wal Mart want exclusive product if they never stock it? It makes no sense! Well, some industrious fellows have put together the group FINDING DCUC 14 @ WALMART SUPPORT GROUP on [...]