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RTM Presents


May 6, 2002 - Vol. 2, No. 16

~ Welcome to RTMemo
~ Featured This Issue
        - Marvel Legends
        - Marvel HeroClix
        - Ultimate Spider-Man Bust
        - Ultimate Green Goblin Bust
~ News Highlights
~ From the Buzz
~ From the ShopCenter/MarketBuzz
~ From Art.com
~ Toy Link of the Week
~ Non-Toy Link of the Week

------ Welcome to RTMemo ------

Have you seen the Spider-Man movie yet? If so, please read on and enjoy our features from RTM's impromptu "Marvel week." If not, go out and see a matinee show before the evening shows fill up!

------ Featured This Issue ------

Spotlight: Marvel Legends
These much-anticipated figures are starting to show up on the West Coast of the US now, having arrived in parts of Canada already. The RTM Spotlight has loads of pictures and even has info about the included comic books:

Feature: Marvel HeroClix
The Marvel HeroClix are another much-awaited product line which hit retail last week. Ogle the pictures, print the checklist, learn how to play, and read about the future of the game:

RTMisc: Ultimate Spider-Man Bust
RTMisc reviews the Ultimate Spidey bust from Diamond Select:

RTMisc: Ultimate Green Goblin Bust
And also the companion piece, the Green Goblin bust from the same "Ultimate Spider-Man" comics:

------ News Highlights ------

Carnage Bust
Diamond Select announces a mini-bust of Carnage, part of their Rogue's Gallery of busts of Spider-Man villains:

bbi July 4 Contest
bbi has announced their annual contest for their club members (membership is free, by the way!)... they send out clues and the first person to guess the mystery figure wins one:

Custom 9" and 12" Heads
Toxic Mom is offering custom heads for your 9-inch and 12-inch action figures, in several colors:

Lady Death Re-Sculpt
Diamond Select announces a new face for their Lady Death action figure in the Dark Alliance II series:

------ From the Buzz ------

Mr. Plow reports on an interesting find at the FAO clearance sale:

SpyMagician wonders why the YuYuHakusho figures are so tall:

L has four of nine planned Hamlet installments with LEGOs online:

CZ inquires about the Transformers Season One DVDs:

(The posts on the Buzz last only a few days, so if you are reading this more than two or three days after this issue of RTMemo was sent out, the posts will likely be gone.)

------ From the ShopCenter/MarketBuzz ------

Kevin is looking for certain Digimon PVC sets:

Big Bad Voodoo Lou has a big sale list, including GI Joes, Marvel, and tons more:

------ From Art.com ------

Art.com has several Spider-Man posters, from the comics and from the movie, including double-sided posters and a couple of the movie Green Goblin:

------ Toy Link of the Week ------

Did the Hulk teaser trailer before the Spidey movie leave you wanting more Hulk? Check out the IncredibleHulk.com, a site devoted to the green guy, including an archive of Hulk action figures, a prototype Hulk figure, artwork, movie news, info on Hulk's allies and enemies, and more:

------ Non-Toy Link of the Week ------

Free Promo Cards from InkWorks
InkWorks Cards offers free promo cards from their upcoming sets - you just need to send them a SASE. They have new offers each month. The current offers are for a Witchblade card and a Scooby Doo movie card:

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