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RTM Presents


November 19, 2002 - Vol. 2, No. 36

~ Welcome to RTMemo
~ Featured This Issue
        - Silver Age Cyclops Statue
        - Vincent Price (the Raven)
        - Lord of the Rings DVDs and Argonath Bookends
        - Monty Python Dead Collector and Black Knight
        - Rogue's Gallery Kraven
~ News Highlights
~ From the Buzz
~ From the ShopCenter/MarketBuzz
~ From AllPosters.com
~ Toy Link of the Week
~ Non-Toy Link of the Week

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

Have you seen Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets yet? What did you think? We saw it on Friday and thought it was better than the first one. The supporting cast had slightly more to do this time around, but we'd still love to see more of Professor Snape.

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

RTMisc: Silver Age Cyclops Statue
RTMisc eyes the Cyclops statue, the first release from the new series of Silver Age X-Men statues from Diamond Select:

Spotlight: Vincent Price (the Raven)
The RTM Spotlight ponders weak and weary over NECA's Vincent Price 12-inch action figure based on The Raven:

RTMisc: Lord of the Rings DVDs and Argonath Bookends
RTMisc details the Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring Collector's DVD Gift Set with Argonath Bookends:

Spotlight: Monty Python Dead Collector and Black Knight
The RTM Spotlight inflects but a flesh wound when it dissects two additions to Sideshow Toy's 12-inch action figure series based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail: the Black Knight and the Dead Collector:

RTMisc: Rogue's Gallery Kraven
RTMisc goes on a manhunt and snares a bust of Kraven the Hunter, part of Diamond Select's Rogue's Gallery:

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

Kingdom Come Action Figures
DC Direct has announced that they will be releasing action figures based on Kingdom Come starting in 2003. Superman, Wonder Woman, Hawkman, and the Green Lantern will be the first four figures:
Further details:

Mega Bloks to Make Disney Sets
Mega Bloks has the license to create block sets based on Disney and Power Rangers characters:

Factory X Update
A report on the status of a few products from Factory X:

WWE Action Figures
JAKKS Pacific announces three new lines of wrestling action figures...
Final Count 5:
Unchained Fury 3:
Ruthless Agression:

Gentle Giant Update
Gentle Giant has a license to create busts (and other items) for Terminator 3:

Grendizer Vinyl Figures
High Dreams sends details about their upcoming 10-inch vinyl Grendizer figures:

McFarlane Leaving Toy Fair
McFarlane Toys will not be at the 2003 Toy Fair, and other news from McFarlane:

Diamond Select Update
Diamond Select has announced the first four statues in their joint effort with Clayburn Moore, including She-Hulk:

DC Direct
The monthly batch of new announcements from DC Direct...
Pocket Super Heroes:
Superman Action Figures:

As always, these are just a few of the news highlights from the past week. To see all the news, check the main news index and the latest archives:

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

Brendan has a few thoughts about Toy Fair:

Chapel's dog chewed up his Trap Jaw:

DooM(ed) digs Metroid Prime:

Door shows his best custom ever - Supergirl:

(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 ------

Katch111 has a Diabolik on eBay:

BrerDan is looking for HeroClix rookies:

------ From AllPosters.com ------

AllPosters.com has several Harry Potter posters and calendars, just in time for the Chamber of Secrets:

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

Paradise Bar & Grill
The Paradise Bar & Grill is an action figure-sized cafe and nightclub staffed and frequented by DC Direct action figures. There are many pages of photostories as well as pictures showing the assembly of the diorama:

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

Rate My Kitten
If you are a "dog person" you can skip this link, but if you are a cat person, prepare to lose at least 15 minutes of your day while you flip through this site and look at pictures of cute kittens:

------ In Closing ------

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