In what may be the greatest SDCC exclusive of all time as well as possible the greatest action figure ever made, Hasbro has unveiled their Star Wars Black 2013 SDCC Boba Fett exclusive courtesy USA Today.
So Toy Fair starts today – well, officially it starts tomorrow, but there are two major events today: the Hasbro event, which is going on as I write this, and the Four Horsemen’s Toypocalypse party tonight, which will unveil their Glyos-based Power Lords toys. Anyway, I thought I’d run through a breakdown of the toy lines [...]
The latest issue of ToyFare, #157, hit newsstands this week, and it’s chock (what’s a chock? anyway) full of news. News you didn’t already know. Or maybe you did, but I didn’t. Among the highlights: The Four Horsemen’s new line is Symbiotech, which should be familiar to Fantastic Exclusive voters. Still early on in the [...]
Earlier this year I did an interview with Professor Henry Jenkins, a professor of communication and media studies who also had a lot to say about toys and their relationship to transmedia. In that interview he mentioned Jonathan Gray, another media studies professor who is even more interested in toys and the points at which [...]
ToyFair 2010 has a lot of great announcements, but perhaps one of the coolest is the upcoming mail away figure from the Star Wars Legacy line: Friggen old school rocket firing Boba Fett, one of the most legendary of all unobtainable toys. Hot damn, with this and the new AT-AT Hasbro is going to have [...]