Digital River Steals Mattel’s Thunder on MOTUC Reveals (Spoilers)

First off, for anyone who hasn’t heard, I’m not going to Toy Fair. There are a variety of reasons for this, but the nail in the coffin was the blizzard. It’s a bummer, but I’ll be doing my usual armchair coverage from here at home. Which, yes, means actual posts here on the site. It […]

Happy Netossa Day!

  So here’s what’s on the menu today: MOTUC: Netossa™ (monthly figure, included with Club Eternia® subscriptions) MOTUC: Horde Prime™ (remaining Customer Service stock – not included with Club Eternia subscriptions; eligible for Early Access) MOTUC: Griffin™ (remaining Customer Service stock – not included with Club Eternia subscriptions; eligible for Early Access) DCU: Saint Walker (monthly figure, included with Club Infinite Earths subscriptions) […]

Happy Great Unrest Weapons Pak Day!

Link to the all-in-one order page For the first time since the Wind Raider, I think, I’m actually going to be attempting to order something off Mattycollector. I’ve been remiss about posting these “Happy…” Mattycollector posts since the subscription became standard and there have been few things people actually had to order, but the Great […]

Mattel: Cherry Pickers Need Not Apply (& Could Ruin It for Everyone)

Scott Neitlich posted a lengthy update on the various Mattycollector subscriptions on the Mattycollector Facebook page. The whole thing is pretty long, but the main takeaways are: They had to raise the price because it was simply untenable to maintain the 2008 pricing in 2013. There will be very little to almost no day-of-sale stock […]

Guest Review > Metron (DC Universe Signature Collection, Mattel)

Metron is one of Jack Kirby’s creations, first appearing in the New Gods comic book series. He’s from the same world (the Fourth World, to be exact) as characters like Darkseid, Orion, and Lightray. He’s meant to be a neutral cosmic observer, but he has been known to choose sides (not always Good), especially if […]

Odds ‘n Ends > New 3.75″ DC Figures, Possible New DC 6″ Mattel Lines, TMNT, Arkham City

It’s been a light week around here, primarily because DMG and I have been preoccupied with moving into our new house. Don’t worry, the toys were well taken care of during the move. Now maybe I can finally start opening and reviewing some of the MOC/MIB toys I’ve got laying around. DC Collectibles is doing […]