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RTM Presents


June 17, 2002 - Vol. 2, No. 22

~ Welcome to RTMemo
~ Featured This Issue
        - Adventures of Mini-Goddess DVD
~ 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 ------

This month's DC Direct announcement comes on the 18th, so be sure to check the news section on Tuesday for the latest action figure and collectible announcements:

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

RTMisc: Adventures of Mini-Goddess DVD
RTMisc takes a whimsical turn with a review of the DVD version of the Adventures of Mini-Goddess: the Gan-Chan Files. The Mini-Goddesses are the goddesses of Ah! My Goddess when they get bored and shrink themselves to the size of their household rat, Gan-Chan:

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

Marvel Kubricks Case Breakdown
The Spider-Man Toy Vault has opened a few cases of imported Marvel Kubrick figures, and have supplied us with the pack-outs:

WizKids & MechWarrior
WizKids Games has launched a new web site for their upcoming MechWarrior game, and is offering an exclusive figure/piece in PC Gamer magazine:

German WWI Trench Raider
Sideshow Toy has announced a new addition to their series of World War One action figures:

12-inch Metal Gear Solid
Toycom's 1:6 MGS action figures should be in stores in July:

Gundam Arch Enemy Series
Bandai will be releasing a series of two-packs of Gundam action figures, one for each "saga" which has aired in the United States:

New bbi WWII Figures
bbi has unveiled two new action figures in their World War II collection, a US Marine (Pacific) and an Imperial Japanese Navy Seaman:

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

Jason has posted his DC Direct rant on the Toy Otter:

Larry moved recently and discovered an "old school" TRU:

Rex is looking for tips on getting Kermit to stand up:

LOTR Collector shares news of a new LOTR three-pack:

(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 ------

Two codes for 15% off at Spencer Gifts online store:

Professor Frink is selling a ton of Famous Covers figures:

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

New Poster Pages
We've recently added several new "poster store" pages to this section of the site, featuring posters and prints of Shrek, Lilo & Stitch, Mickey Mouse, and Betty Boop:

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

MKRealms and HCRealms
MKRealms is a fan site with an active forum and chat room for discussing the Mage Knight games. MKRealms also offers tools for tracking your collection and a database with information on every Mage Knight piece. Their sister site HCRealms focuses on the HeroClix game, with similar resources:

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

South Park Studio
Ever wonder what you would look like if you lived in the world of Comedy Central's South Park? Wonder no more - this site uses Flash to help you combine elements to assemble yourself. Our hearty thanks to Randy (of Ask Randy) from Action Figure Times for bringing this link to our attention:

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