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Mattel to lose DC license

It's a pre-Christmas miracle! Yesterday, Spinmaster sent out a press release announcing a three-year license with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, to begin in 2020.

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A bionic Lego wheelchair - for a turtle

When an employee of the Maryland Zoo found a severely injured turtle in a local park, the little reptile's chances weren't good. He had several fractures in his lower shell, which could reliably be repaired, but only if they can … Continue reading

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Two-- no, THREE surprising pieces of Toys "R" Us news

First, The Washington Post reported that two of the three owners of TRU have set aside money to give the ex-workers severance pay: Bain Capital and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts - two of the three firms that bought Toys R Us … Continue reading

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Direct the future of Marvel Legends

Hasbro is currently running a poll asking fans what they'd be willing to pay for the highest-quality Marvel Legends, or what we'd be willing to forego to keep the prices low. The choices currently seem to be: $25 - same … Continue reading

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Toys "R" Us: Employees Deserve Severance Pay

Remember how TRU's workers are getting screwed out of their promised severance, while the chain's executives are getting big bonuses? Someone has started a petition to draw attention to this fact. Will a successful petition really get Bain, Vornado, and … Continue reading

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Ermahgerd! It's the Flersh!

Justice League is available on home video now. And now, some more OAFEry:Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Tongue Walker Rustin's Spoils of the Week #217 Flippin' through Previews - November '15 Disney Afternoon Mystery Minis - Rescue Rangers review Horizon Zero … Continue reading

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Get ready to watch the Toy Wars

Toy Wars: The Epic Struggle Between G.I. Joe, Barbie, and the Companies that Make Them, a book detailing the rivalry between Hasbro and Mattel, is being adapted to an Amazon original series starring Josh Gad. Via Deadline: Journalist and novelist … Continue reading

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Free Gundam movies

In the year 0079 of the Universal Century, the war between the Earth Federation and the Principality of Zeon has reached a stalemate. However, when Zeon learns about the Federation’s new mobile suits being developed at the Side 7 space … Continue reading

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IDW leads the way to Hasbro's shared universe

IDW Publishing has announced that their upcoming Revolution five-parter will bring the worlds of GI Joe, Transformers, Micronauts, Rom and Action Man into one cohesive whole. While the storyline will change the status quo for the titles, it's not a … Continue reading

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Disney Infinity is dead, and toys killed it

If you've ever eyed the figures for the toys-to-life game Disney Infinity but were turned off by the price, you may want to start looking at you local store's game section again, because the game has been cancelled. An article … Continue reading

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