Articles for November, 2011

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
November 29, 2011
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
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
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
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: MattyCollector.com 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…

 

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