THOUSAND OAKS, CA and HONG KONG - Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, or Doctor Strange, has been immortalized as an action figure designed by Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys. More
WASHINGTON - A recent report commissioned by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission examined 11 different plastics for the presence of 10 specified phthalates, including six phthalates currently regulated in the U.S. More
CHICAGO - The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association Marketplace & Academy will extend the show's exhibit hall to three full days. More
EAST WINDSOR, NJ – Kids Preferred has launched a new environmentally conscious collection of plant-based toys for fall 2016. More
CHICAGO - Registration opened for the Chicago Toy & Game Group ’s 10th annual Young Inventor and will run through Nov. 1. More
WASHINGTON - November and December sale are projected to increase 3.6 percent to $655.8 billion.
Toy of the Week: We Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts
Ever wondered what ghosts do in a haunted mansion? Light up all of the ghosts in each challenge by placing all the flashlight puzzle pieces correctly. Featuring 60 challenges, Ghost Hunters is designed for all ages. Includes one game board which can be used as a storage case, 6 transparent puzzle pieces, 30 challenge cards with 60 challenges and 1 booklet with game rules and solutions. $14.99. Smart Toys & Games. 800.542.6375. San Francisco.
Star Wars in Scotland
Stuart Robertson, a father of two from Scotland, recreated scenes from Star Wars using action figures and a wee bit of imagination.
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