Collectors have gotten word from Playmates Toys customer service (which we have now confirmed) about their revised 2003 offerings, including the Stonecutters mail-away promotion that will follow the Be Sharps!... read more
eBay power-seller supply312 is taking preorders for Burker King's Creepy Classics toys, as she did with last year's promotion. Her preorder, open to U.S. buyers only, will be $9.99 plus $6.20 S&H for 1 set and $2.00 S&H for each additional set. This set of 10 figures will be in BK Kids Meals starting the week of October 7th.
Our Playmates liaison, Michael Crawford, got info on how the addition of Hank Scorpio in the Series 10 mix would affect case breakdowns. He says there isn't one figure left out of some of the cases. They are working between the Scorpio, Resort Smithers and Scout Leader Flanders figures, mixing it up to try to get the most of all of them out in the best manner. Playmates will go back to even-packed cases after this series.... read more
Contrary to an earlier news item, it appears that the two upcoming Die-Cast figurine sets from Rocket USA will not be exclusive to anyone. However, each set will have a very limited run of 1,600 of each set. Thanks to SunwayCo for this information.
Members in several areas have reported that Target stores are clearancing Series 9 figures for between $2.98 and $4.18 each and Assortment D & E playsets for between $9.98 and $13.99. Target has previously run clearances like these before the next series of figures and sets arrives in its stores.
UPDATE (9/30): Voting is over and the results have now been posted.
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