Toy News: "Titans Return" Fortress Maximus Surprises Fans with a Reissue

One of the more popular action figures of the last decade was Titans Return Fortress Maximus, a new version of the G1 Headmaster Autobot base.  For years now, fans who missed out on its original release were forced to turn to very expensive after market prices if they wanted one but those prices could go as high as $700!   Fans who missed out the first time will now be relieved to hear that Hasbro is firing up another run of this figure!  In a surprise move, Hasbro Pulse, BigBadToyStore and Entertainment Earth all put up pre-orders today for T

Toy News: Takara Tomy Reveals Styrofoam Tray for "Missing Link" Convoy

In the halcyon days of the 80's when Transformers toys were overflowing on toy store shelves, one thing was very common with boxed figures: styrofoam trays.  Unlike modern day figures that either sit in a plastic tray or are tied to cardboard, figures of the 80's would often sit in a specially designed tray that would allow you to take the figure out then put it back into the box for maximum display value.  This practice fell to the wayside decades ago partly out of environmental concerns and even as G1 figures were reissued they would sit in clear plastic trays.