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Mania's Top Toys of October 2014 by Jarrett Kruse, Columnist and Critic
(October 17, 2014)
The holiday season may be a few months off but that doesn’t mean that toy junkies are waiting around to get their fix. The ravenous aisle dwellers and lovers of the pegs are scoring big on some big ticket items that includes some old favorites and a few

First Look: Funko Science Fiction Mystery Minis by Chuck Francisco, Columnist and Critic
(October 02, 2014)

11 Great Japanese Transformers by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(July 21, 2014)

NECA’s Godzilla and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Figures by Tim Janson, Columnista and Critic
(June 02, 2014)
There’s little doubt that two if the biggest films of the Spring and Summer season will be the already released Godzilla and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes which will release in July. NECA has got you covered with new figures for both films. Today Mani

TOP 10 X-MEN UNIVERSE ACTION FIGURES by Jarrett Kruse, Contributor
(May 22, 2014)
The time has come and X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST is upon us! The classic maxi-series from the 80’s has now made it to the big screen and it appears that it will take a Godzilla type bite out of the holiday weekend box office. With veteran helmer Bryan Si

Top 100 Star Wars Figures by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(April 29, 2014)
There are so many Star Wars figures now it seems almost inconceivable to own them all. What is even more of a surprise is that there is not a definitive series of books documenting them all. In Mania’s quest to rank the top 100 Star Wars figures we disco

Collector Toys for Christmas Part 1 by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(December 02, 2013)
It’s that time of year when you start thinking of the toy collector on your holiday shopping list…or yourself! In the first part of our look at what’s hot in new toys for the collector this year we have several recently released items from NECA that

TOP 10 BEST THOR TOYS by Jarrett Kruse, Contributing Writer
(November 07, 2013)
Get ready for some MARVEL goodness as THOR: THE DARK WORLD storms into theaters this weekend. But before you head off to the multiplex, MANIA has put together a list of our favorite TOP 10 TOYS of the world's favorite Asgardian. There were certainly a lot

NEW MOTU: Beastman Statue by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(November 03, 2013)

New Halloween Horror Figures Review! by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(October 28, 2013)
‘tis the season for horror and that means new horror-themed toys! In the first of our two-part coverage of toys for the Halloween holiday were going to take a look at Series 4 of The Walking Dead and Series 1 Assassin’s Creed, both from McFarlane Toys

TOP 10 UNCOSTUMED HEROES OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE by Jarrett Kruse, Contributing Writer
(September 24, 2013)
The Marvel Universe has been on a roll and now they are making the leap into prime time with their new ABC series AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Starring Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, the show will revolve around the covert world of Nick Fury's top secret org

Toy Maniac: LEGO Battle of Hoth Review by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Critic
(July 18, 2013)
As a kid who grew up in the eighties, I loved Star Wars. Naturally when The Empire Strikes Back came out, it was a field day for me. There were so many action figures, play sets, and vehicles that it was cornucopia of Star Wars that still hasn’t all be o

Marvel Select Action Figures Review by Tim Janson, Columnist and Critic
(April 15, 2013)
It’s time again to dip into the toy bag and check out some new releases from one of my favorite toy companies, Diamond Select. This time out we’re taking a look at four new Marvel Select figures: Ultron, Venom, The Rhino, and Storm. The Marvel Select

The Expendables Action Figure Team by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(August 06, 2010)
The Expendables is only a week away. Will it be the action flick of the summer or one of the biggest turds of all time? After seeing the San Diego Comic Con panel and footage (see coverage) I think it will be the action flick of the summer.

Toy Review: Marvel Universe Electro by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Toy Maniac
(December 04, 2009)
I never really cared much about Electro. He was just another run of the mill villain that got under Spider-Man’s skin. Was old Web Head ever really in danger when he squared off against Electro? No. Even when Electro became a founding member of the Sinis

Middlemen On Both Sides: A Retailer Perspective by John Denning, Columnist
(October 14, 2006)

Barbie See, Barbie Do by John Denning, Columnist
(October 07, 2006)

Plush Politics by John Denning, Columnist
(September 30, 2006)

The Future Is Vinyl by JOHN DENNING, Columnist
(September 23, 2006)

Vital Vinyl by John Denning, Columnist
(September 16, 2006)

My Grandson Was A Robot! by John Denning, Columnist
(September 09, 2006)

Toy Showdown: Joe vs. Joe, Finale by John Denning, Columnist
(September 02, 2006)

Toy Showdown: Joe vs. Joe, Part 1 by John Denning, Columnist
(August 26, 2006)

Size Matters by John Denning, Columnist
(August 06, 2006)

Legends Live On or Die Trying by John Denning, Columnist
(July 27, 2006)