Toys R Us Announces SDCC Exclusives

Toys R Us has announced their SDCC exclusives for this year, and they’re kind of awesome. Did I say kind of? I meant totally. Exclusive 8″ Classics Thundercasts Lion-O with metallic finish Bizarro vs. Faker MOTUC 2-pack Jazwares 6″ Mortal Kombat Dark Raiden Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates And more that I care a bit […]

5 Questions With > Jonathan Gray

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 […]

Odds ‘n Ends > Super G Edition

It shows how out of touch I am with the DCUC scene that I completely missed the fact that the Jaime Reyes Blue Beetle on display at Toy Fair had double-jointed elbows and knees. A very interesting development–has Mattel said whether this signals a new direction for the line, or if this is just something […]

Odds ‘n Ends

Apologies for being somewhat MIA over the last week or so…been busy. And by “busy,” I mean I bought Elder Scrolls: Oblivion and got sucked in. And Batman Arkham Asylum arrived today, so things might get worse before they get better. Just a heads-up. Just a heads-up: the plugin I use for the “reply” function […]