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I’ll never understand why toy companies launch a toy in January, missing the biggest toy buying opportunity on the planet. But that’s the case with what would be the perfect stocking stuffers for any LEGO fan …. LEGO Collectible Series 9 will be here in January 2013. Let’s break it down …
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The one way that NASA can get kids excited about space again is to get every toy maker excited about space toys. That’s why I’m stoked that Mattel is putting out a Hot Wheels version of the Mars Curiosity Rover.
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The Munsters. It was a terrible sitcom about a family of monsters living in the city, but it was still cool. Not only because of the cool theme song done by the Ventures, but also because of a pair of sweet hot rods used in the show, one made of a model A and the other made out of a coffin. But that was in the 60s. There was a failed attempt at a reboot in the 90s, and NBC Universal is trying again with MockingBird Lane. And MiniMates is getting on the bandwagon with a cool set of Munsters Minimates. Cue the Ventures please, while we take a look!
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I wish I could’ve found something non LEGO to get excited about at ComiCon. Maybe I’m just looking on the wrong part of the show room floor. Or maybe it’s because LEGO’s booth is so huge, it’s like a black hole pulling in people from all around. But since I haven’t really found much else to be excited about this year, I may as well go with these LEGO Collectible Minifigs Series 8 for today. But frankly, they’re ho-hum. Kinda been there, done that, have the T-Shirt.
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The other day, we were cruising down City Walk at Universal Studios. We went into my son’s favorite comic book store called “Things from Another Planet,” when I spied these super cool Hot Wheels collectibles based on Batman!
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Last year at ComiCon, my son and I got a sweet pair of DC Heroes minifigs … Batman and Green Lantern. Then, last February, LEGO added Superman to the collectible giveaways at the New York Toy Fair. This year, at ComiCon? SHAZAM! Of course.
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I don’t know how I missed it, but details are trickling in for the 8th series of collectible minifigures from LEGO. Series 8, otherwise known as #8833 will be out this September, after being leapfrogged by Series 9, the Olympic collection. Check out what we have to look forward to this fall ….
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Marking it’s fourth appearance at the annual San Diego Geek fest, Toys R Us announced a slate of 10 exclusive toys for ComiCon. The toys range from Master Chief (Halo 4) to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Winx Club. Let’s take a closer look …
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