Toy Spotlight of the Week: Batman Begins Batmobile/Tumbler

This is the eighth installment of our Toy Spotlight of the Week series. Within this series we showcase one of our favorite toys we added to our store for that week. If you missed last weeks post you can check it out here.

Almost 2 weeks ago, we posted about the new plane Batman has been flying around Gotham in called “the Bat”. This week we’re bringing it back to the basics. Before we saw the cape crusader soaring the Gotham skies in a upgraded jet/helicopter hybrid, he was terrorizing the streets in his tank-like Batmobile, known as the Tumbler. Originally sporting a military desert camouflage paint, Bruce Wayne requested a black version of the vehicle from Lucius Fox. In the first two movies, we got to see the Tumbler shine. From Batman rescuing a poisoned Rachel Dawes and evading a swarm of Gotham PD, to seeing the Tumbler’s left and right front tires convert into the Batpod before the rest of the vehicle explodes. Until the last movie, the Tumbler was the vehicle to have.

Continue reading

Toy Spotlight of the Week: Excalibur Electronics Space Invaders Tabletop Arcade Game

This is the seventh installment of our Toy Spotlight of the Week series. Within this series we showcase one of our favorite toys we added to our store for that week. If you missed last weeks post you can check it out here.

Released in 1978, Space Invaders grew to be very successful and helped transform the video game industry from a novelty to a global industry. For those that aren’t familiar with basics of the game, it’s a two-dimensional fixed shooter where the player shoots from a laser cannon at descending aliens. Your goal is to stop the aliens from invading your territory. If you let them reach the bottom of the screen their invasion is successful. The player must also dodge their laser fire. You are given various defense bunkers to hide in, but they can be destroyed if shot at long enough by the aliens. The higher your score gets, the faster the aliens descend toward you. Sounds like fun right ?

Continue reading

Toy Spotlight of the Week: Marvel Legends First Appearance Spider-Man

This is the sixth installment of our Toy Spotlight of the Week series. Within this series we showcase one of our favorite toys we added to our store for that week. If you missed last weeks post you can check it out here.

This week’s Toy Spotlight of the Week is one of Marvel’s biggest most famous characters. Here is Marvel Legends First Appearance Spider-Man. If you’re unfamiliar with Spidey’s first appearance, here’s a brief back story. The first introduction of the teenage web crawler was in Amazing Fantasy issue #15.

Continue reading

Toy Spotlight of the Week: Transformers Supreme Class Cybertron Primus Figure

Here at MH Toy Shop we’re constantly adding new inventory each and every week. We often come across some really cool toys that we’d like to share here. So we’ve decided to start a blog series called Toy Spotlight of the Week. At the beginning of every week we will showcase one of our favorite pieces of inventory we’ve added for that week. Now that you have an introduction to the series, let’s get started!

Continue reading