SO, I have to rant. And yes, this is in regards to Toys “R” Us pulling Breaking Bad figures from there shelves due to a mother from, of all places, Florida complaining about her child being introduced to such figures. While I don’t collect those figures, I do feel a need to spout out some truth about the flood gates this lady just opened up.
I had the pleasure of corresponding with a major toy collector, Michael Crawford (a.k.a. Captain Toy). He has reviewed and discussed toys online since the early 90s. Later, he decided to store his reviews and helpful photos at his website, mwctoys.com.
As a fellow writer, I look for other skilled wordsmiths and analysts of pop culture. Michael gives his honest assessment of various figures using his rating system based on several factors. That’s addressed below. Meanwhile, enjoy this interview with someone with as much appreciation for well-made toys as you do. Continue reading “Interview: Toy Collector Michael Crawford”