Open Your Toys Cast – Episode 006 Show Notes

  1. Introduction

    1. About the podcast and site

    2. About Us

    3. Welcome back and our apologies

    4. Contact Us

    5. What are we drinking? Nothing! At least nothing fun.

  2. Toy News

    1. Botcon 2009 Announced – Pasedena Convention Center, CA May 28th-31st

      First block of rooms already sold out. Exclusives with have 3 remolded heads (four last year).

      "For one young Autobot…" is all we have revealed so far. While we tend to guard the convention sets and souvenirs closely, I want to let you know that we are very excited about what we have waiting in the wings! The set we have planned features a team of select Autobots never before featured in G1 in this way. The timeline we are spotlighting is new, yet very familiar."

    2. G.I. Joe Con 2009 Announced – Hyatt Regency Crown Center, Kansas City, MO August 13th-16st

    3. First look at new Resolute toys

    4. Rebelscum: New Rumor Lists for Clone Wars and Legacy (w/ UPCs) – Tarados Gon

    5. stills has He-Man and Beastman available. Looks like they are moving to a 15th/month for figure releases. Don’t miss Skeletor this coming Thursday (last time was 12pm EST). Matty has Facebook page where they posted new pictures of NYCC Faker.

    6. Revenge of the Fallen: Movie Toy News (SPOILERS)

      1. May 29th street date (during Botcon?)
      2. New Leader Class Optimus Prime
      3. TFW2005: New Skywarp and Ramjet Movie Repaints (ROTF?)
      4. Sideswipe (Jazz?)
      5. Scouts
  3. Store Report

    1. Sightings

      1. New SW Comic Packs – Leia and Xizor , Thrawn and Talon Karrde , and Leia and White Vader
      2. Galactic Heroes – Battle Arena
      3. Torch from G.I. Joe Wave 13
      4. Star Wars Mighty Muggs Wave 7
      5. Transformers Animated Skywarp and Shockwave
      6. G.I. Joe Wave 11
      7. 2009 Lego Star Wars – Republic Attack Shuttle and Clone Wars Deco AAT
      8. TFW2005: Transformers Deluxe Wave 5
      9. TFW2005: Safeguard
    2. In The Ads

      • Target Exclusive Transformers starting to be Clearanced (25th Prime too)
      • Target Exclusive G.I. Joe Ultimate Battle Pack 50% off
  4. Online

    1. New Items and Pre-Orders

    2. Sales and Promos

  5. What We Got

    • Mrs. McFavorite: Yoda FX Lightsaber, 25th Anniversary Cabbage Patch Kid, and
    • Slick:
      • Clone Wars wall and desk (From Concept to Screen ) calendar
      • Most TF Animated Voyager and Universe Ultras
      • Skeleflex Stegasorus
      • Animated Swindle
      • Deluxe Wave 4 of Universe (Starscream (G1 cartoon repaint, Cyclonus, Hound and Ravage, no Cheetor)
      • Universe and Animated Legends.
  6. Weekly Toy Review

  7. Listener Feedback and Questions

    • Blog Comments from TaterX
  8. Grab Bag

    1. Gizmodo: 60,000+ piece Lego Hoth Diorama

    2. New York Times: Kay Bee Toys calls it quits

    3. TFW2005: Transformers Animated: Season 2 DVDs Released

  9. Peace