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Catwoman Gets a Glorious Animated Series Action Figure, and More Purrfect Toys

Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money afterwards.Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the latest and greatest bits of plastic threatening our wallets. This week: Lego gets its May the 4th celebrations on by giving the worst Star Wars ship a lovely set, Neon Genesis Evangelion Tamagotchis make us question things we’d really rather not, and somehow, there’s even more...

Gretsch G6122T-62GE Vintage Select '62 Country Gentleman Hollow Electric Guitar

Serial Number JT19072786 - 8 lbs, 3.6 oz.The Gretsch Country Gentleman from 1962 is a true rock 'n' roll icon, having been made famous by the legendary George Harrison of the Beatles during the earliest days of the British Invasion. Today, Gretsch is proud to introduce the G6122T-G2GE Vintage Select Edition 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman, which faithfully captures the authentic tone, feel, vibe, and style of the versatile Golden Era Country Gentleman from Gretsch.Made from laminated maple...

Collecting Die-cast Cars

Miniature cars have been around a long time. I remember my little brother playing with Matchbox cars on a big felt street map my mother made, complete with roads, houses and stop signs. Flash forward four decades and now my grandson collects Hot Wheels ; monster trucks and hot rods seem to catch his eye most often. Those little cars, found in the toy aisles of many retailers, usually come in what is called the 1:64 scale, which describes a model car that is about 1/64th the size of the...