Articles Posted in the " toy fair 2016 " 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 […]


  • 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 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 […]