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  • Max Steel movie: Mattel action figure to get big screen treatment

     
    The popular cartoon and toy line hero Max Steel is set to take his turbo-energy powers to the big screen. […]...
  • Barbie toys with moving, but she remodels instead

    Barbie toys with moving, but she remodels instead
    Move or remodel? That's a question many homeowners face, and Barbie is no exception. After checking out houses across the country, the iconic doll decided to remodel her three-story home in Malibu, Calif. "That's where most of her family and friends...
  • Jakks Pacific is playing catch-up with toy-making rivals

    Jakks Pacific is playing catch-up with toy-making rivals
    For the last 18 years, Jakks Pacific Inc. has been a player in the ultra-competitive Southern California toy-making business, up against the likes of giant Mattel Inc. in El Segundo and others. But Jakks' roster of toys — including the Smurfs,...
  • Consider gifts that teach your kids about money

    If your children already have a shelf full of dolls, a bin brimming with Legos and a large library of video games, then it's time to park the shopping cart and consider an alternative -- gifts that will teach your kids about money. In the eyes of a 12-...
  • News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville

    News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville
    “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
  • ‘Man of Steel’ merchandise: Costumes, shirts, toys flying into stores

     
    The already-ubiquitous Superman symbol is about to get a lot more popular. Whether or not “Man of Steel” dominates the […]...
  • Artist creates 'normal' Barbie

    Artist creates 'normal' Barbie
    The world's most famous doll has long been the target of criticism for creating unrealistic images. But what would Barbie look like if she were modeled after the average American woman? One artist has an answer. Nickolay Lamm of MyDeals.com created a...
  • Barbie vs. realistic doll: Guess which one Demi Lovato likes?

    Barbie vs. realistic doll: Guess which one Demi Lovato likes?
    If Barbie looked like an average 19-year-old girl, she’d have shorter legs, a thicker waist and a rear end to make pop star Demi Lovato proud. When Lovato saw photos this week comparing a┬ámore realistic doll, a model created by independent...
  • 'Godzilla' Toys Get Ready to Stomp Into Stores (EXCLUSIVE)

    The licensing biz is showing no fear in rallying around Godzilla. Fifteen years after Sony stumbled with its big-budget "Godzilla," leaving many partners left with unsold merchandise tied to the Roland Emmerich-helmed film, Legendary Entertainment is...
  • Joan Jett sues Hot Topic over Blackheart trademark

    Joan Jett sues Hot Topic over Blackheart trademark
    Punky apparel chain Hot Topic Inc. is getting raked over the coals by rock 'n' roll queen bee Joan Jett, whose Blackheart Records Group Inc. is accusing the clothier of ripping off the Blackheart name for a new lingerie line. Blackheart sued Hot Topic...
  • 'The Wizard of Oz' Gets 3D Imax Release for 75th Anniversary

    Warner Bros. has big plans for the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz." Imax will unspool a remastered 3D version of the film in theaters for one week beginning Sept. 20 in North America, to coincide with a collector's edition box set for the film...