Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • Funko Continues to Put the “Pop!” in Pop Culture

    Somewhere along the way, Funko Pops became the “must have” item for every collector – or turned people into collectors. (I have 8!) I’m not sure what it is about those adorable little figurines that has the entire world salivating, but when I was at the Funko booth at last weekend’s Toy Fair, I could […]


  • Rey, Phasma, and other heroes in tin: Schylling Toys and Star Wars at Toy Fair

    Schylling, Inc. has been making toys since 1975, and recently ventured into a license with Star Wars. As interest in fantasy, science fiction, and comic book superheroes becomes increasingly mainstreamed, more toy companies are expanding into tie-ins. At some point in your life, you probably played with a Schylling toy—small wind-up vehicles made of tin. Now […]



  • Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) Anime to be Compania Arc

    It’s official, folks.  The new Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) movie is going to cover the Compania arc. The announcement was made by the official Kuroshitsuji twitter account and the fandom couldn’t be happier with the news.  In my fandom circles, the Compania arc was certainly the fan favorite for the new anime, but without an official […]


  • A Brand New Barbie – Mattel at Toy Fair 2016

    At this year’s Toy Fair, I was given the chance to preview some of Mattel’s current and upcoming toys, and there is a big emphasis on more, varied options for girls. Barbie’s new motto seems to be, “You can be anything”, a message that I wholeheartedly agree with. Mattel has a wide range of products […]




  • Star Wars Episode VIII: Production & New Cast Member Announcements!

    Have you felt it? Today brought yet another great awakening in the Force – the official announcement was made that they’ve begun production on Star Wars Episode VIII! The short video announcement released by LucasFilms includes clips from the end of The Force Awakens followed by the next director, Rian Johnson, yelling “Cut!” and welcoming […]


  • “Undrafted” Called Up to the Big Leagues

    Me and other Tyler Hoechlin fans have been waiting years for this news: Undrafted finally has a distributor! The baseball film – which also stars Joe Mazzello, Chace Crawford, and Aaron Tveit – was acquired by Vertical Entertainment, reports Deadline. It is bound for worldwide distribution, though a release date is still unknown. But, hey, after two […]


  • Star Wars and Super Heroes: LEGO at Toy Fair 2016

    Yesterday I was given the opportunity to get a sneak peek at some of LEGO’s current and upcoming sets. I braved negative temperatures and woke up way before dawn to take advantage of the invitation, and I’m really glad I did. LEGO’s 2016 Toy Fair pre-show preview featured a range of various interests; there were […]