The Word's Out on the Toy Ray Gun Website!
|"Out of Site" said The Globe and Mail (Canada's National Newspaper, on December 20, 1999)|
|"You never really outgrow the need to carry an Atomic Disintegrator. As the Toy Ray Gun Website explains.. .Toy ray guns...represent our dreams, fears and fantasies."|
|"A feast in itself -- a tribute in part to the 'cultural significance' of ray guns" said the San Jose Mercury News (December 3, 1999)|
|"There are wonderful...images....The site is a feast in itself -- a tribute in part to the 'cultural significance' of ray guns -- and it includes a bookmark-worthy list of other ray-gun-related books."|
|"Too Cool" said Coolios.com (September 30, 1999)|
|Coolios. com named this site its "Cool Pick" site of the day.|
|"Succeeds in making this most esoteric of subjects interesting for the most casual web surfer" said Total Control magazine (May 1999)|
|"Just to prove there is a website for everything in the world, this very professional and beautiful looking site is dedicated to toy ray guns from the 1930s onward. Whoever put this site together is obviously an enthusiastic and knowledgable collector and succeeds in making this most esoteric of subjects interesting for the most casual web surfer."|
|"Content and graphics superb" said The Rampwalker (Feb 1999)
|"Great site for anyone looking for information on toy ray guns from the1930s onward," said The Rampwalker which named this site one of its "Cool Toysites."|
|"Totally awesome" said the The 80s Server (Aug 1, 1998)
||The 80s Server named this site its "Totally Awesome" site of the day.|
|Science Fiction Weekly named this site its "Sci-Fi Site of the Week" (January 1998)
|"There is no site other than this that is so singularly dedicated to ray guns, so insightfully written, and so thoroughly illustrated with an ever-increasing catalog of images. Although the mother lode of ray gun and ray gun-related images make this site an absolute must for afficionados, it is Metcalf's thoughtful essays and histories that put it all in context. This would set his site head and shoulders above its competitors, if it had any."
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|The Raving Toy Maniac named this site its 'Cool Toy Site of the Week' (January 1998)
|"The most comprehensive study of the subject found anywhere. Whether it be campy or darkly apocalyptic, these ray guns do indeed seem to be reflective of the moods of the country during different periods of recent history. Mr. Metcalf's insights are just as entertaining as the pictures themselves. You won't just browse here. You'll be digging through tons of great info and pictures. Kudos to Mr. Metcalf. We need more sites like this."
|"Too Cool!" said Science Fiction Age magazine (January 1998)
|"Glorious photos, critical essays, a box art gallery, and a monthly pin up gallery. Don't miss the traders' heaven where you can swap toys with other obsessive big kids."|
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