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A heavily detailed post about The Hunger Games

Hi, folks, yo here. I found NECA's Hunger Games figures today, so this seemed like a good opportunity to share with you everything I know about the series.

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New Marvel Legends available

Everybody is going crazy trying to find the new relaunch of Hasbro's Marvel Legends, and so far only Toys Я Us has them - for $17.99 ($19.99 at bump up stores). Not cool. But there is a solution. And now, … Continue reading

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Need some scenery for your toys?

Have you ever wished you could have a big cool frame for your combiners, like the one in this piece of Devastator artwork? Well, you can't. Hasbro's never made anything even remotely like it, and let's be clear: they shouldn't. … Continue reading

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The Top 10 toys of 2009

No, this isn't our ToY Award - that's different. This is an AP article about toys being shipped from China. Panjiva, a company that tracks international trade, looked at the 40 biggest films from the past 18 months, then checked … Continue reading

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Italian Madballs

This past February, at Toy Fair, Basic Fun Inc. showed off a new series of Madballs, featuring a mix of old and new characters. Those still haven't been released yet, but there is something new you can get in the … Continue reading

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yo - Baltimore Comic Con

So, this has become a good-sized little con. It's changed location within the convention center since the last time I was there - moved to the basement, oddly enough. Hopefully next year they'll have a few more ticket windows open … Continue reading

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Poe scribbles: I've wanted the Creature from the Black Lagoon from the Toy Island line of Marvel Legends-style Universal Monsters ever since reading a (bad) review. But since my only options for getting one seemed to be paying $100 for … Continue reading

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The importance of camouflage

So, I went to a toy show today. I found a few good deals, but had to pass on some stuff I really wanted because the prices were just too high. $15 for Avalanche? $45 for Iceman? No way. Anyway, … Continue reading

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yo: Wal*Mart Legends - some good, some bad

Stumbled onto a truly massive haul today, getting most of the Wal*Mart -exclusive Marvel Legends in one fell swoop. Kitty Pryde, Ms. Marvel and Bearded Sentry were sold out, and I didn't much care for the one Thor they had. … Continue reading

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