Toy Fair: Funko Spotlight

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Funko has continually impressed me with their assortment of licenses and Funko Pop! figures – and this year will prove to be the best yet. Buffy, Magic the Gathering and more were announced for the Pop! figures, along with many blind box figures on the way – Game of Thrones, Adventure Time, My Little Pony and some ADORABLE Marvel ones. Another addition includes Batman and TMNT hikaru figures. So into this.

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Toy Fair 2014: Medicom, Tamashii Nations, Kotobukiya and more!

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Statues, action figures and busts oh my! This year’s toy fair proved to be magnanimous in reveals – everything from Funko’s ReAction figures to  DC Collectibles Zatanna Bombshell statue, the NECA Alien figures (with an Ellen Ripley on the way!), Kid Robot Marvel Labbits series two, Buffy Funko Pops!, and a heart-stopping Mal Maquette by QMX.
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Top 12 Toys from 2013

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TOYS, TOYS, TOYS. I normally spend a ridiculous amount of money buying plastic figures of greatness, and this year was no exception. With the recent onslaught of ‘retro’ toys on the scene, I’ve gone from toy enthusiast to toy oh-my-god-I’m-freaking-obsessed-I-will-be-broke-I’m-screaming- die-hard dictator. Can you be a dictator of toys? Sure. That’s me. Read more…

Toy Fair 2013 Wrap-Up!

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Toy Fair 2013: In other words, Melissa’s paradise. Of hell. If you don’t know me, then you probably aren’t aware of my disgustingly sick [re: awesome] obsession with toys, statues, action figures, legos, YOU NAME IT. I have an entire storage room brimming with boxes and boxes of opened and unopened figures. It’s crazy.

So when I had a chance to attend Toy Fair, I jumped at the opportunity, stars in my eyes. When I say hell, by the way, I truly mean it. Yes, the entire convention is jam-packed with every toy your heart could ever conjure up, but – and here’s the nasty part – NONE OF IT IS FOR SALE. That’s right. It’s just previews and stuff to place orders from. You can look but you certainly can’t touch. Or bring home. Or worship. Sigh. Anyways, below is a mere smattering of the delicious treasure troves I laid my eyes upon. Read more…