Articles for November, 2011


by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
November 29, 2011
BLOGrobinHood-OPEN1.jpg Its not uncommon to find examples of genetic engineering within the realm of parumplasticus populus [Latin: little plastic people]. In fact, the re-purposing of action figure DNA happens frequently within a species. What’s not as common is to see unrelated species share the same genetics. Rarer still is to find that elusive action figure line…


by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
November 22, 2011
BLOGmetronsChair-OPEN31.jpg Sometime back I posted a blog entitled The Bazooka Wormhole. I defined the phenomenon this way: a) A geek obsession that results in countless lost hours exhausting every aspect of trivia related to the niche subject. b) A compulsive preoccupation, at times against your will, with the minutiae of a particular topic within geek culture….


by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
November 21, 2011
BLOGjluSGTrock-open1.jpg So a while ago on one of those rare days I get the nerve to enter the Mattel forums I stumbled on a thread entitled Attention Customizers And JLU Fans. On page 9 forum member Ed Case posted some pics of his Sgt. Rock custom. Now, I’m a big fan of many of you amazing…


by Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung
November 20, 2011
IMG_0221-500x373.jpg SpyMagician here!  Reporting from the great white north!  Read on for coverage of a really cool Fan Event at Metropolis Comics in the Greater Vancouver, BC area!    


by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
November 17, 2011
So I know folks have been watching this blog daily, asking themselves “Where is ToyOtter, and when will he blog again?” Well, folks, the answer is simple: I’ve been scouring the Earth for you, looking for quality Bollywood clips to post. And brother, do I have a clip for you! Featuring the International star Chiru…


by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: November 15th, 2011 Wave/Assortment: Online Exclusive/Club Eternia Beast Figure Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: removable headpiece saddle wings Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  THE PACKAGE  


by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 14 Packaging: Single carded Accessories:None Collect and Connect: Ultra-Humanite head and lower torso Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Walmart exclusive wave.   THE PACKAGE    


by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: November 17th , 2011 Wave/Assortment: exclusive Packaging: 7-pack (in a 6-pack style box) Accessories:2 stands Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In-House Team Packaging by: Frank Varela Notes:  This boxed set includes Crimson Avenger, Creeper, Gypsy, Doctor Midnight, Johnny Thunder and his Thunderbolt and Speedy.  These seven characters are the…