Ask Mattel > Feb 1 Answers [updated w/ roundup]

The February 1 answers have arrived early! Enjoy. –Poe 1.) Mario asks: Will a new retail or MattyCollector toy line be revealed at NYTF? We will have new SKUs in existing lines, but we will not be introducing any all-new lines or brands at NYTF. 2.) Novelty asks: Does Mattel still have the original recipe […]

The Preternia Poster: From Adam to Tyrantisaurus

It’s time for the fourth and final round of Eternian A-Z, or in this case, A-T. Funny that Zodac only made the first poster, while Prince Adam–an action figure of the hero’s mild-mannered alter ego–appears on all four of them. His popularity is definitely a credit to cartoon creators. That, or little boys really wanted […]

Paul’s Peg > More Big AT-AT Rumors!

Remember when I whipped you all up into a frenzy about the big AT-AT (especially you Mr. Topless Robot? hehe)? Well, there’s more rumors spreading across the net on what this thing might look like and if true, we could be looking at one of the coolest toys ever: From Rebelscum: According to this eyewitness […]

Preview fatigue?

I’ve got a question for you, Poesters. I’ve been reviewing a lot of Masters of the Universe Classics lately, and of course you get to see MOTUC weeks before my own review thanks to the samples sent out to Fwoosh, AFI, Pixel Dan etc. Do you find that these previews dampen your interest or enthusiasm […]

Toy Aisle Trolls > Bludgeon Dudgeon

Toy Aisle Trolls is a feature highlighting acts of vandalism to in-store toy items. If you find a ruined package, a stolen figure, a swapped-out figure, or any other such acts, take a photo (cell phone photos are fine if they’re not blurry) and email them to poe AT Also, please note: I’m deliberately […]