About Pixel Dan
“Pixel Dan” Eardley is a reviewer, reporter, and all-around toy enthusiast. Growing up in the 1980’s and 1990’s, Dan enjoyed a variety of popular toys including He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, ThunderCats, Voltron, and many more. His love of toys has followed him into his adult life where he continues to collect toys both new and old. Through his popular videos on his YouTube channel, with over 100,000 subscribers, Dan shares his enthusiasm for the collecting hobby with the world.
Dan is well-known for his charismatic video reviews and has been featured on prominent toy and video game sites such as He-Man.org, RetrowareTV.com, and Toy News International. His videos include many styles such as individual action figure or toy reviews to industry news coverage and interviews with representatives from major toy companies shot on location at various events across the country.
In addition to his videos, Dan also writes articles about many topics relating to toys and the collecting hobby. He has been published on sites such as StarWars.com, where he is a regular contributor.
Dan is a believer that toys are all about fun and he aims to keep his videos exciting, informative, and most importantly fun for all.
Christina Eardley is not only Dan’s wife, but she plays a big role on Pixel-Dan.com and The Pixel Dan Channel. Behind the scenes, she is a driving supportive force. Christina often times is the one manning the camera, both in the studio and on location at events such as San Diego Comic Con. Christina also works as a photographer to help cover toy news at various events, and even appears on camera from time to time. Most notably, she appears in the regular series Blind Bag Mini Figure Madness and the popular Advent Calendar Madness each holiday season!
Long time supporter and close friend, Jonathan Leonard plays co-host to Dan on The Geek Easy Podcast. In addition to his hosting gig on the pop culture oriented show, Jonathan also assists Dan with filming on-location at events and is a massive help in getting many of the site’s video shot.
Dan has also partnered with friend Val Staples to launch Toy Yak, a second channel dedicated to toys aimed at a younger audience. Val Staples is an editor, photographer, writer, and artist with over 15 years’ experience in the toy and comic book industry. Val has produced and edited licensed comics for his studio MV Creations. He has also photographed and edited content for He-Man.org, the world’s largest He-Man and She-Ra fan site. Val brings his years of experience to Pixel-Dan.com and Toy Yak.
Contact Dan via e-mail: Admin@Pixel-Dan.com
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Dan has been featured in the local Springfield, Illinois newspaper The State-Journal Register! Click here to check out the front-page article!