REVIEW: I.W.G Mini Figures – Part 2

In Part 2 of our Insurgents Wilderness Gruppo mini figure review, we examine three more of the little IWG characters. Remember that all 9 figures are currently available through the Rocket World website for $7.99 each. They are all sold…

REVIEW: Vice Do’s and Don’ts

Gimix Toys first release is the 4 figure line of Vice Do’s and Don’ts. They teamed up with Gavin McInnes (the founder of Vice Magazine) and Pat McEown (the cartoonist). I’m still not exactly sure what the difference between the…

REVIEW: I.W.G. Mini Figures – Part 1

If you’ve read any of my previous reviews, you know that I am a fan of Rocket World’s Insurgents Wilderness Gruppo line of figures. I bestowed upon them the title of best toy line for 2004 for their 6-inch rotocast…

REVIEW: Toxic Teddies + Ramones

Those twisted guys behind the Toxic Teddies line of disturbing bears have gotten a hold of a rockin’ license – The Ramones. That’s right…Joey, Johnny, Marky and Dee Dee have been transformed into punk rockin’ little bears. Super Fun Company…

REVIEW: Blythe – Rose Bud

With the Behind Blythe exhibition currently touring the United States, folks are beginning to take notice of this unique, wide-eyed doll. Some male collectors might consider them “girlie”, but there are plenty of collectors who really enjoy the Blythe look….

REVIEW: Mega Man Retro Roto Vinyl

OK…I’ll admit it. I never owned an original Nintendo system…not even Super Nintendo. I went from the Sega Master System to Sega Genesis. We had Wonder Boy and Alex Kid…not that memorable. At the same time, Nintendo had about 50…

REVIEW: Monster Plush and Wall Mask

A few weeks ago we introduced you to Miss Monster (aka Melita Curphy). If you have not checked out her website since then, you’ll be surprised by the changes that have taken place. She’ll be adding a store shortly, and…

REVIEW: Yaboo and Napster Kitty

Art Asylum had a number of exclusives available at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Among the exclusives were two brand new lines – Jump Tribe and Napster. We’re going to be reviewing both of the exclusive plush dolls that…

REVIEW: mimobots USB Flash Drives

The expanding realm of designer toys has introduced us to several useful “toys”. Mimoco’s line of mimobots is one of these very impressive lines. By combining a designer toy with a USB flash drive, mimoco has given us a justifiable…

REVIEW: Booted Glamour Cat

Wootini again has partnered with STRANGEco to bring collectors an exclusive art toy. This time, the figure is from the wicked mind of Scott Musgrove. Brought to life from his paintings, the Booted Glamour Cat – scientific name Felis Glamorous…

REVIEW: I.W.G.’s Irra, Desmond and Astrid

As most readers realize…I really enjoy Rocket World’s Insurgents Wilderness Gruppo (I.W.G.). The line of figures received my award for the Best Toy Line of 2004 with their initial release of animal characters. Since then, Rocket World (otherwise known as…

REVIEW: Taxali’s Toy Monkey

Unfortunately, sometimes in the designer toy market, a new company will be slightly overlooked. Case in point: Chump Toys. Chump Toys is a very small company just trying to start out…and they have put out a truly amazing first figure….