Unboxed: NECA Ultimate Stripe Gremlin

Whenever I see a gremlin I think of George Burns, especially Stripe. I don’t know why, but I do. Well, Stripe is finally here and he’s definitely a cool little critter. (more…)

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Toy Fair 2019

 

Toy Fair is upon us again, and I find myself asking the same question.  Why do I continue to choose NYCC over Toy Fair?  Every year I also tell myself to get my act together because I have the resources to make both happen.  In the meantime, for those of us who can’t attend, there are plenty of others out there sharing their experiences.  Our go to for all the current Toy Fair happenings is always @cobrashowjoes on twitter.  We seem to be on the same brain waves as these guys, so it’s always fun watching them share their experience.  Expect to see a lot from them.  We will try and share as much as possible but our main focus will be NECA’s reveals.  They are one of our favorite toy makers and crush it every year.  Judging from their Twitter feed, it seems this year could be extra special. (more…)

McFarlane Toys Enters 3 Year Licensing Agreement with DC

Everyone knew Warner Brothers was looking for a new home for their DC toy license once Mattel was done with it. It was announced a few weeks back that some of the DC licenses were heading over to Spin Master. Most of those were role playing and other games. At the time, no one knew where the action figures were headed, but we do now. No one, me included, saw McFarlane toys swinging for the fences and coming out on top. (more…)

Spoilers: Marvel Collector Corps X-Men Box

I got this month’s Marvel Collector Corps X-Men box the other day, and I still ask myself why I still get them. I am the dream customer for this business model since I always forget to cancel.

Themes are starting to get repeated, and besides the POP!, not much in these boxes excite me anymore. I can only have so many t-shirts, keychains, and socks.

So, if you are still waiting on yours and want to be surprised, stop reading. If you want to see what’s coming or what you missed out on, continue on. (more…)