Open Your Toys Cast – Episode 053 Show Notes

  1. Introduction

    1. About the podcast and site

    2. About Us

    3. Contact Us

    4. What are we drinking?

  2. Toy News

    1. Con News

      • Botcon 2011 – New promo video, Artist’s Alley
      • TFCon 2011 – Furman confirmed,
      • SDCC

        • AOTS Video and pics
        • FOUR huge giant announcements for MOTU
        • All of the SDCC items will be available for pre-sale (pics)
        • Marlena will be packed out as a Space Explorer with a unique bio on
        • She introduces a lot more of the “new” female parts that will come together with She-Ra 2.0 later this year
        • She will be packed out as Queen Marlena at SDCC and Marlena Glenn on after the show. Each will also have a unique bio. But all the parts for both “looks” are included in both pack outs at the bottom
        • Young Cringer is articulated at the head and tail. Adult Cringer would have to be a full figure slot. No plans right now
        • Starscream Sky Striker will be $49.99 and available on Monday after the show
      • Dallas Comic-Con on May 21st and 22nd
      • CVI – Possibly foreign in 2012 and in the future. No definite city right now.
      • Star Wars Weekends – Guests
      • LA Comic-Con
    2. Dark of the Moon Toy News

    3. New Star Wars pics

    4. MP-09 Rodimus Prime Re-issue

    5. Leech details

      • does not have suction cup hands
      • comes with a red Horde net that does have working suction cups and vintage-style crossbow
      • ball jointed hands
      • only reused parts are the shoulders, upper arms, legs and ankles
      • stands a bit taller and is a bit wider compared to other figures
      • armor plates on the back and tiny hole inside the mouth as an homage
    6. New smaller Kre-Os

    7. New variations in TVC

    8. Clawful Packaging and Bio

    9. Sky Striker price and DPCI (SDCC $49.99)

    10. The Comic Bug (southern CA) now through Free Comic Day to features MOTUC exclusives

    11. First look at Savage Opress

    12. Fan Made Projects

  3. Store Report

    1. Sightings

      • Cliff found wave 4 of PoC
      • Jaime: Target lowered Tie Fighter, Tie Bomber and the ARC 170 fighter to $29.99 ea, SW ep2 pack down to $13.98 from $29.98.Local toy store Turbo Tracks for $25 and Rebel pilots 3-pack for $24.99. Jaime’s GL 3.75″
      • DOTM toys being found everywhere
      • Warpath found at a Target in Ames, Iowa
      • PoC wave 6 found at TRU
    2. In The Ads

      • Easter
  4. Online

    1. New Items and Pre-Orders

    2. Sales and Promos

      • Brian’s Toys: Free shipping with $75+ order until 6-30 (SHIPFREE)
  5. What We Got

  6. Featured Custom: Sillof’s Medieval Star Wars

  7. Toy Review: WST Hot Rodimus

  8. Listener Feedback and Questions

    • Jamie’s last question: When do we get to see pictures of our collections (Mrs. McFavorite’s)
    • Annonymous VM: Utah for the So yeah, i’m wide with them both black and reproduce, it to you soon. Thanks. Bye.
    • JD’s VM: Hey, it’s J D from Newmarket haven’t call when you get into my neighbor light short rancid. I have to go in, so I’ve been looking at the So transformers movie new employees and she had, and I saw that Sundar crackers getting it, repaint, or some like. And my rant, what’s up cabinets under Cracker, and yeah I work. I mean, they really are. Reginald figures with start screaming, somehow they’ve got lost in the got damn shovel. I don’t know if it’s Sunday Because, they’re not in the movies, Star is there not on transformers prime star screen is Hi Elaine, Star Screen. So special. I mean I don’t know, just one just want i want to see one of them made an appearance somewhere and we’ve not connected to Star Screen. I don’t give a I just want the owner cracker and Scott, I would think yet, there so damn it. Their classics. I don’t care about any of the other speakers with both to know We’re, tops night and they were cooler than stars great Star Screen, okay. Anyways, I think I rented I feel a little bit better and what we’re gonna lake show. Take it easy.
    • JD’s VM: Hey, it’s like came is my favorite. J D from New York. I got a question. Judging by the rubble Skillman boards that I’m reading are judging by the threads over there. Distribution him on the vintage collection seems to suck and or Elaine the Target in my area has not or but targets in my area. Hey, have not stuck the vintage collection since. Well, I don’t know. I think earth, and seems like that. But that universal problem amongst target and Walmart. They’re kind of in this summer. Summer stockings. Omar but I was wondering about the targets in your neck of the woods. Are they starting or is this man trying to see if it is, in fact, Universal get out of most my vintage stuff. I got lucky iPhone Wave 6 at the store. One Cent never saw again. I’m glad I got it all when I did, but. Yeah together ordering Wave 7 off the internet. Just like I had the were waves. Portia deck at the close waive off the internet because the store suck. So, the up. Just wondering what it was like in your area night and I’ll be listening. Thanks. Bye.
  9. Grab Bag

    1. Star Wars

      Blu-ray Sets information and promo video

    2. G.I. Joe

      G.I. Joe 2:Cobra Strikes to be grittier. Ray Park confirms, but no Joseph Gordon Levitt.

    3. Transformers

      Transforming robots coming to DVD – Takara Collection (Headmasters, Masterforce, Victory) and Challenge of the Gobots

    4. MOTU

      cook book is famous

  10. Peace