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Toy Box: Cover Girls of the DCU - Zatanna

Posted Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 3:59am

Adam Hughes produces some of the most beatiful women in the DC Universe, and now DC Direct is immortalizing these designs in their line of statues called Cover Girls of the DCU. Michael checks out Zatanna tonight in anticipation of the upcoming release of Power Girl!

Toy Box: Batman Black and White - Ed McGuinness

Posted Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 4:06am

Michael checks out the latest in the Batman Black and White statues from DC Direct - Ed McGuinness!

Toy Box: Garindan, AT-AT Driver Mini-Busts

Posted Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 7:15am

Michael checks out Gentle Giant’s latest STAR WARS mini-busts - Garindan and the AT-AT Driver!

Toy Box: Seventh Kingdom Queen’s Council

Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 at 2:17am

You know you love the ladies…and if you love them even more with a little genetic mutation in the closet, you’ll love the new figures from the Four Horsemen!

Toy Box: Wall-E Maquette

Posted Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 at 5:43am

Who’s the coolest robot? No, not Robbie…not B-9…not Twiki…not Johnny 5…okay, so there’s a lot of cool robots. Check out one of the coolest with Michael, as he looks at the new Wall-E maquette from Gentle Giant!

Toy Box: Hellboy Mez-itz

Posted Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 at 3:38am

Michael and Mezco Toyz takes us back to Hell again, with the new Hellboy Mez-itz!

Toy Box: Top 10 Best - and Worst - from SDCC 2009

Posted Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 at 3:02am

Couldn’t make it to SDCC this year? Michael tells us all about his Top 10 Bests and Worsts for another great convention!

Toy Box: Medicom Jawa

Posted Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 at 2:18am

Michael gets small this week with his look at the shrimpy side of Star Wars, Medicom’s new Jawa!

Toy Box: Spread Heads!

Posted Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 at 1:37am

Michael’s doing something a little different today, more a informational feature than a review. Check out the Spread Heads, the lastest thing in condiment humor!

Toy Box: Hellboy II - Wink Mini-Bust

Posted Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 at 3:18am

HELLBOY II had some terrific character designs, and one of the best was the beast called Wink. The big cave troll gave Big Red almost all he could handle, and now Gentle Giant is giving us their version in mini-bust form…

Toy Box: Hot Toys Terminator T-700 Sixth Scale Action Figure

Posted Monday, June 15th, 2009 at 23:21pm

The latest Terminator film may not have wowed fans and critics, but the series of sixth scale action figures from Hot Toys based on the property look poised to make up for it. Tonight Michael checks out thei first release, the T-700…

Toy Box: Han Solo in Carbonite from Sideshow Collectibles

Posted Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 at 0:40am

Sideshow’s latest addition to their sixth scale Star Wars line is not a figure…it’s an addition to their Jabba’s Throne diorama: Han Solo in Carbonite! Michael checks it out this week…

Toy Box: The Phantom Skull Throne

Posted Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 at 0:13am

Every Phantom needs his Throne, and if you’re the Phantom figure from Cast-A-Way Toys, then you definitely need their throne diorama! Hey, even Skeletor can enjoy it - Michael checks out this cool new display piece this week…

Toy Box: Indiana Jones Ark of the Covenant Card Holder

Posted Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 at 19:15pm

Indiana Jones might have been so last summer, but there’s still some cool collectibles coming out. Check out the Ark of the Covenant business card holder - just the thing to melt your bosses face!

Terminator: Salvation 3 3/4 Action Figures

Posted Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 at 14:19pm

May starts the summer blockbuster season, and action figure lines based on the biggest films are already on the pegs. Michael checks out the diminutive Terminator: Salvation figures from Playmates this week!

Toy Box: The Kindle 2

Posted Monday, April 13th, 2009 at 17:14pm

Every time you go to the Amazon site, you see that cool looking Kindle…but is it worth it? Michael takes a slight departure from his usual this week and gives you the lowdown!

Toy Box: Stargate SG-1 F-302 Strategic Fighter/Interceptor

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 at 9:14am

Fans of the show STARGATE SG-1 are getting a new collectible for their shelf this month from Quantum Mecahnix. Michael checks out their small replica of the F-302 Interceptor/Fighter ship!

Toy Box: Batman Black and White: Joker

Posted Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 at 4:15am

The Batman: Black and White statue series by DC Direct has been all about the caped crusader…until now. They’ve released their first villain in the monochromatic series - the Joker! Michael checks him out this week…

Toy Box: Who Watches the Watchmen?

Posted Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 at 3:18am

Who’s watching the Watchmen? WB is counting on just about everyone including you when the film opens next weekend. Michael checks out some of the series 1 action figures based on the film…

Toy Box: F.M.O.M. Wave Disruptor Gun

Posted Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 at 4:19am

Do you have someone you need to blast with a wave disruptor raygun? Michael looks at just such a device this week - although this one might be a bit too small to meet your needs!

Toy Box: Marvel Universe Surfer, Spidey, Daredevil and Human Torch

Posted Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 at 1:22am

If you like your action figures small, then you need to check out the latest line from Hasbro - the Marvel Universe! Michael checks out four of them tonight, including Spider-man, Silver Surfer, the Human Torch and Daredevil, all done up in 4″ goodness…

Toy Box: Fantasy Figure Gallery Akira

Posted Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 at 1:46am

Yamato is producing a new line of PVC statues called Figure Fantasy Gallery. This line is a coming together of Western themes, sculpted by Eastern artists. The first up is Akira - check it out with Michael this week!

Toy Box: Hot Toys Dark Knight Joker/Batman Busts

Posted Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 at 6:06am

Hot Toys has been cranking out some of the finest collectibles on the market, and today Michael is checking out a couple of his favorites - the Dark Knight Batman and Joker 1/4 scale busts…

Toy Box: Batman - The Brave and the Bold Deluxe Aquaman/Blue Beetle

Posted Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 at 1:46am

Cartoon Network has a new Batman cartoon, and that means Mattel has a new Batman cartoon action figure line - Batman The Brave and The Bold. Michael checks out two of the ‘deluxe’ figures, Blue Beetle and Aquaman…

Toy Box: Rayman Raving Rabbids

Posted Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 at 3:01am

Michael’s raving this week… about Rabbids! Check out the new Rayman’s Raving Rabbid figures from NECA and UbiSoft…