Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
Action figure anthropologist, Professor Cantina Dan Neumann has been a scholastic contributor to the online community studying the complex world of parumplasticus populus {little plastic people} since the turn of this millenium. His primary focus is the visual cataloging of species exhibits through photo-journalism.
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February 25, 2013
photo-4-150x1501.jpg I always regretted not buying the Toynami Herculoids sets when they were easily available. They are definitely one of the coolest cartoon families ever. Of course, I had only vague recollections of the cartoon so I watched a couple episodes the other day. Pretty much what you’d expect from a Alex Toth / Hanna-Barbera cartoon…


February 14, 2013
BLOGgofigures-open1.jpg I love taking pictures of the little plastic people. Its kinda my grown-up way of playing with my toys. As an adult, I don’t think its quite possible to replicate that very imaginative space children occupy when playing with their toys. Trust me, I’ve tried. Through the eyes of a child, toys become more than inanimate…


February 4, 2013
BLOGpinewood-open1.jpg You ever have a moving box of miscellaneous stuff that just never gets unpacked? I’ve had one that’s travelled with me to multiple homes. Ever time I look at it I get irritated because I’m kind’uv an anti-packrat. Finally the other day I decided enough was enough, the box was getting unpacked even if it…


February 2, 2013
BLOGpeewee-open1.jpg “There’s a lotta things about me you don’t know anything about. Things you couldn’t understand. Things … you shouldn’t understand.” I’m not sure if its taken six months to write this blog because the lines quoted above are how I feel a little, but, if you’ll forgive my tardiness I’ll plow ahead! A couple years…


July 13, 2012


July 13, 2012
20120713-104127.jpg These are fun. Taun Taun hobby horse. Gamorrean Guard piggy bank. Patrick Nagel inspired art calendar and beach towel.


July 12, 2012
20120712-150450.jpg Certain sights at con just put a smile on your face.


July 12, 2012
20120712-145314.jpg BIG meaning Jumbo


July 12, 2012
20120712-144820.jpg I can not be more excited! Thank you for all the hard work making this happen, Frank Supiot!


July 12, 2012
20120712-101401.jpg Cap’n Cornstarch and Sugar Frosted Fat. Is nothing sacred?


July 11, 2012
20120711-195713-500x500.jpg With the Outer Space Woman


June 6, 2012
BLOGlittleTHINGS-OPEN1.jpg A few months ago I was out in NJ visiting my mom. By now, I’ve scoured every nook and cranny of the house I grew up in for remnants of toys from days gone by. My previous visit turned up a vintage MEGO Dukes of Hazzard General Lee (a week after I bought one on…