Interviews - archive

Interviews with interesting people in the Simpsons Collector community, including Q & A with PlayMates VP Jeff Trojan.

Thursday, June 13, 2002 Playmates Answers Our Questions - May / June, 2002 - discuss

Here are the questions to Playmates Toys and their answers from May/June, 2002... read more

Articles - archive

Articles and editorials covering recent events, releases and issues important to the Simpsons Collector community.

Sunday, August 04, 2002 San Diego Comic Con 2002: Saturday - discuss

UPDATE (8/5): More tidbits from Playmates added below

Today we have some more photos from the World of Springfield display at Playmates Toys booth and of our intrepid SCS members, uh, being intrepid. Red the Trucker says, "Drink Duff! responsibly"

In other news (not pictured), Sideshow Toys has a license to produce sandstone busts of Simpsons characters. They should be similar in quality to their current line of Muppet Busts.... read more

Saturday, August 03, 2002 San Diego Comic Con 2002: Friday - discuss

Friday coverage from San Diego Comic Con continues with more images from Playmates Toys booth and a few items from other exhibitors. ... read more

Thursday, August 01, 2002 San Diego Comic Con 2002: Playmates Toys - discuss

The Simpsons Collector Sector's complete coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2002 continues... ... read more

Friday, July 26, 2002 World of Springfield Re-Release Poll Results

Opinions about re-releasing World of Springfield figures were split fairly well down the middle. For a detailed view of your fellow collector's opinions, continue on... read more

Tuesday, July 09, 2002 WoS Figures Are Syndication Salesmen - discuss

SCS member FantasticDan brought in a very interesting report today. It seems the WoS bug has bitten local TV advertisers. WB-43 in Syracuse, NY (which syndicates "The Simpsons" in that area) is using WoS figures in its commercials for the show. Here is his report.... read more

Sunday, July 07, 2002 MWC Reports from WW East 2002

Michael Crawford attended the Wizard World East 2002 Convention and provided us with these images from Playmates Toys booth.... read more

Wednesday, June 19, 2002 Series 9 Figures and Asst. E Environments Images

Packaged Images:

Series 9 Carded Series 9 Carded Asst E. Boxed... read more

Friday, June 14, 2002 SCS Anniversary Contest Wrapup - discuss

It is our pleasure on this, the first anniversary of the Simpsons Collector Sector message board to officially announce the winner of our Grand Prize... read more

Wednesday, June 12, 2002 Be Sharps Homer, Target Exclusive 9" Figures and School Bus - discuss

Promotional images of Be Sharps Homer, Target Exclusive Faces of Springfield 9" Figures and Talking Schoolbus, provided by Michael Crawford and Playmates Toys... read more

Tuesday, June 11, 2002 Playmates Promo Photos for Treehouse of Horror 3 - discuss

These promotional photos were provided to Michael Crawford by Playmates Toys... read more

Monday, June 10, 2002 SCS Anniversary Contests - discuss

During the week of June 10, 2002 through June 14, 2002, we'll be holding contests to celebrate our One Year Anniversary... read more

Wednesday, June 05, 2002 Playmates Promo Photos for Series 10, Celebs. 3 and More - discuss

These promotional photos were provided to Michael Crawford by Playmates Toys... read more

Sunday, June 02, 2002 Mission Accomplished: Moe's Tavern

With the recent announcement by Playmates Toys that Moe's Tavern will be released in late 2002 or early 2003 as an EB / Diamond Comics exclusive, the SCS staff has declared our "We Need Moe's!" petition a success. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED.

Customs Corner - archive

Short articles and recipes highlighting customs and providing tips for beginners and the experienced alike.

Monday, September 23, 2002 30 Second Custom: Teeny Marge for King Homer - discuss

Perhaps the easiest custom ever, capsule world Marge is almost perfectly to scale with the THOH King Homer figure.... read more

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