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Welcome to RTM Features. This is where you will find longer articles about the toy industry, toy collecting or anything we thought might be of interest.

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cobracommand_icon.jpg - 2253 Bytes Evolution of a Would-Be Dictator: Fashion with Cobra Commander. RTM takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the career and fashion sense of one of the most popular toy villains of all time, Cobra Commander.
haystack_icon.jpg - 4361 Bytes Haystack Toys: Behind The Scenes: RTM presents an exclusive interview with Dan Lauer, president and co-founder of Haystack Toys, and first-time toy inventor Kathy Cunningham.
sdcc_logo_icon.jpg - 3897 Bytes San Diego Comic Con Coverage: RTM's onsite coverage of the 2000 San Diego Comic Con International is archived for your repeated viewing pleasure. More cool toys than you can shake a stick at!
irwintoys_logo_icon.jpg - 2808 Bytes Irwin Toy Extravaganza: RTM got a sneek peek into the future of Irwin Toy, and what the company has planned for the rest of 2000 for it's Dragonball Z, Sailor Moon, SCX and ReBoot lines.
rtm_toyfair_logo_reverse.jpg - 4127 Bytes Toy Fair 2000 RTM's in-depth coverage of the hottest toy industry event of the year, Toy Fair, is here for you. We throw open the doors of the industry's premiere event. It's the next best thing to being there!
obsess_sm.gif - 1080 Bytes Obsession: Confessions of an Obsessive Collector RTM's Jeff Cope takes you into the sometimes frightening mind of an obsessive collector. What drives the collector to collector, and what makes 'em collect what they do?
gqs_hulk_sm.jpg - 1357 Bytes Garrick Quinones Studio Profile Take a peek behind the scenes at a world class sculpting studio who have produced work for JAKKS Pacific, Mattel, Applause and many more companies.
wheredid_icon.jpg - 2539 Bytes R.A.M.S.: Take an upclose and personal look at a brand new product line launching this summer from Revell-Monogram: R.A.M.S.
wheredid_icon.jpg - 2539 Bytes Where Have All The Good Toys Gone? RTM's own Jeff Cope ruminates on the state of the toy industry today, how it compares to the toys of years gone by and wonders, "Where Have All The Good Toys Gone?"
avantgarde_icon2.jpg - 1843 Bytes Introducing: Avant-Garde Studio 3D: Raving Toy Maniac is proud to introduce you to Avant-Garde Studio 3D. This group of extremely talented fine arts sculptors has begun applying their craft to the action figure industry. Read on to find out who they are, how they got their start and what the future has in store.
beetle50th_icon_sm.gif - 3542 Bytes Beetle Bailey at 50: Beetle Bailey, the classic comic strip created by Mort Walker, turned 50 in 2000, and to celebrate Hearst Entertainment has launched a massive cross-promotional 50th Anniversary campaign. RTM is proud to present a look at a sample of the very cool Beetle Bailey merchandise coming your way this year.
ladydeath_icon.jpg - 2540 Bytes Lady Death: The Making of a Statue: Come take a behind the scenes look at the creation of the Lady Death Statue courtesy of the Diamond Select Toys.
bizlogo_icon.gif - 4186 Bytes The Business Behind The Toy Business: Get the scoop on the big business (and getting bigger each year) that is the toy industry.
20q_icon.gif - 3449 Bytes RTM 20Q: RTM gives you the chance to ask questions of leading people within the toy industry. First up is the President of ReSaurus, Doug Sapp!
hasptf_icon.gif - 1996 Bytes Hasbro Pre-Toy Fair 2000: Peruse Hasbro's Pre-Toy Fair catalog and see the latest offerings from both Hasbro and HasbroCollectors.com. Also, enter the HasbroCollectors MegaContest for a chance to win awesome Hasbro prizes!
tft99_icon.gif - 3449 Bytes Toys For Tots '99: Find out how you can donate toys to help make the holidays brighter for some needy kids! We have all the details right here!

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