Get those quarters ready! You'll need them to grab up Tomy's line of "Capsule World" Simpsons figurines. Member shasteve reports finding them in a NY area Pizza Hut. These mini PVC figurines are packaged in small capsules and available in gum-ball type dispenser machines. Each figure will cost one dollar.
It's that time again, we bring you yet another interview with an SCS member, this time we've brought you 20 Questions with LIChief1. Make sure you check out the SCS Magazine for more of our 20 Questions member interviews.
With all the new WoS stuff hitting now, it may be easy to overlook the new School Bus, but Michael Crawford thinks that collectors shouldn't be so quick to pass it up. Check out his site to get his thoughts on this vehicle (located in the cartoon review section for the date 9/13/2002 if it's not on the front page).
Following it's newly minted tradition of imprecise communication, Toys 'R Us / Amazon has sent an email indicating that the Main Street playset will no longer be available. From similar emails which were sent about the Bowling Alley playset, we know that this does NOT mean that any preorders have been cancelled. Rather, they don't expect to be able to take any more orders for the set in the forseeable future.
The SCS's own Toys 'R Us goon, DontLeaveUsJebus, informs us that his TRU (Fullerton, CA) received a case of the exclusive Main Street set today. This comes with Crazy Old Man and Squeaky Voice Teen and works with over 95 figures. It has a price of $59.99. Collectors should expect to see this showing up in all areas soon.
The newest issue of Toyfare has a great feature article on Simpsons celebrity figure customs and we recommend picking up the issue. SCS members Chris Gawrych and Chris Lyons are among those who contributed to the article. Thanks to them and to the folks at Toyfare for putting this feature together.
Our own Captain Toy, Michael Crawford, spoke with some sources today and learned some interesting news about Playmates' 2003 plans, including a necessary scaling back of the WoS line.... read more
The new Woolworth's exclusive UK exclusive 4-pack features a Pin Pal Homer figure that not only has a resistor pack in his foot, but also has the Pin Pals logo sticker on his back (unlike the US release of the figure). Thanks for member Bennyrialto for this news.
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