The Raving Toy Maniac has been around in one form or another since 1994, and has undergone many expansions and revisions - this site map should help you navigate your way around RTM.
News - find the latest toy and action figure news here. Once a week or so, the news is "archived" into the Newseum.
Toy Events - coverage of the major toy news events, including Toy Fair and the San Diego Comic Con.
Forum - the ToyBuzz discussion forum. Talk about toys here with other collectors. (For sale/trade/want posts go in the ShopCenter/MarketBuzz forum.)
ShopCenter - also known as the MarketBuzz, this is a forum for buying/selling/trading toys and action figures. Stores are not allowed to post here, but are instead encouraged to purchase advertising.
Custom Central - find tips and advice for customizing action figures. (Looking for the older version? That would be the Custom Corner.)
Newsletter - RTMemo is the free email newsletter of the Raving Toy Maniac. Sent about once a week, RTMemo lets you know the news highlights of the past week as well as tells you about new things added to the site.
Columns - there are several recurring columns on RTM, including:
- Block Party - construction toys.
- Figuratively Speaking - interviews with people inside the toy industry.
- Ravings - RTM's editorial section.
- RTMisc - toy-related collectibles and merchandise.
- RTM Spotlight - the Spotlight is where RTM takes a close look at new toys and action figures. Expect to see loads of details and pictures in this column.
- SpeedLines: The Otaku Playpen - Ray H. explores the world of Japanese toys in this column.
Features - these are in-depth articles covering a wide range of toy topics.
Archives - RTM is home to several action figure archives, including:
Chat - chat live with other toy collectors. Wednesday nights are a popular chat time.
Resources - basic information can be found here for toy and action figure collecting, from how to grade a carded action figure to how to take a great picture or your action figure diorama.
Trivia - are you a trivia buff? Find action figure and toy trivia on this page.
Contact - learn how to contact the RTM Staff on this page. Please keep in mind that we do not sell the toys featured on the site, nor are we interested in buying your collection.
Links - the "Off-White Pages" are organized links to toy and action figure sites all over the web.
Advertise on RTM - learn more about how to advertise on this site.
Awards - see the awards which RTM has won in the past.