The eighties were a much different time, especially for the toy industry. The companies back then were much less subtle about cross selling their products. The He-Man, Transformers, G.I. Joe, My Little Pony and many other toy lines were all tied to a cartoon show with the purpose to push toy sales. Continue reading
Yep, it happened! After teasing herlast week, Mattel released a photo showing off its Brachiosaurus dinosaur toy. And boy, it looks amazing! Continue reading
It was one year ago that Mattel revealed its Jurassic World line for the first time at the Toy Fair, which takes place annually in New York City. Continue reading
Mattel teased its Brachiosaurus toy way back in September during San Diego Comic Con. No details were giving, except for an outline of the figure, only revealing it would be a large scale dinosaur. Continue reading
Mattel pulled out all the stops when they took over the Jurassic World license from Hasbro. A lot of fans were skeptical. But the turnout is fantastic. Continue reading
Jurassic Park was released 25 years ago on June 11th 1993. Continue reading
The Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom toys are slowly showing up in stores all around the world. Continue reading
The movie that changed my life premiered on the big screen 24 years ago. Happy birthday Jurassic Park!
Check out my latest addition to my collection! I got these from Amazon and had them shipped all the way to Belgium. Continue reading
Today is the official release date of Jurassic World on Blu-Ray here in Belgium, and many countries around the world. I rushed to my local Carrefour supermarket (it’s our Walmart or Target) right after work to get my copy.
The 25th edition of the FACTS convention take place this weekend in Ghent, Belgium. FACTS is basically your typical comic books convention, with lots of cosplaying, expensive merchandising and Star Wars.
This year Jurassic World was well represented. The huge iconic gate was recreated by prop replica group. Animatronic dinosaurs were placed in front of them and were a very popular photo location, with a queue all day long.
Quite a few years back in 2008 I visited the Universal Studios park in Hollywood. I had been to the Orlando resort before and quite a few times after (last time was last year).
But there’s something special about the Hollywood park: first it’s an actual movie studio with a great tram tour riding past props and actual movie sets and second it features the first ever Jurassic Park attraction.
Good news for the European Jurassic World toy collector! The wave 2 sets are making their way to European toy stores. I was able to get my hands on these 3 sets so far:
Universal Studios just made the announcement we’ve all been waiting for! June 22 2018 will be the day we’re all flocking to the movie theatre for the sequel to Jurassic World.
Let me introduce myself! My name is Kristof. I’ve been running Jurassic Toys for more than 10 years, although there has been a long hiatus in between. Obviously I’m a big Jurassic Park fan and have collected quite a few toys and other merchandising over the years.