Flocked, Cocked and Ready to Rock Meet the I.W.G. The I.nsurgents W.ilderness G.ruppo ¡Viva la Revolucion! "In the not-too-distant future, a strange cosmic retrovirus infects the Earth and spreads through the biosystem. The virus causes rapid evolutionary change and other mutations in a group of animals from around the globe. These new breeds organize an… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 9, 2008No Comments
SOTA is proud to announce the third piece in our Street Fighter Resin line, Sagat! Sculpted with all the attention to detail that you’re used to from SOTA Toys, this 12-inch scale statue features Sagat clutching his scarred chest. Perhaps he is thinking about a certain Japanese Street Fighter who he’d like to pound into… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 8, 2008No Comments
The LEGO Group and Toysrus.com want you to help pick one of the new Star Wars products for 2009. Go to www.Toysrus.com/LegoStarWarsVote from May 10 at 12:01 am to May 18 at 11:59 pm to vote for one of three classic Star Wars scenes that you’d like to see transformed into a LEGO set. Results… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 8, 2008No Comments
Part 2 of the roundtable on comics: Joshua “Just call me Joshua Izzo” Izzo – customizing genius and all around awesome guy Matt “Iron-Cow” Cauley – does a mean praying mantis impression Pierre “Airmax” Kalenzaga – need to grow exactly 98 more feet for all his sneakers Steve “Anubis8″ Morrissey – has a dog and… Read More
Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga • May 8, 20083 Comments
So after reading Scott’s reviews of the new Indy toys I decided to go out over my lunch hour and pick some of them up. Being that I had a $40.00 TRU gift card eating a hole in my wallet I thought that’d be the best place to go. Well to my surprise there was… Read More
Bill "Fresh Monkey" Murphy • May 7, 20081 Comment
The following is a back and forth I was having this moring with a group of friends on the state of comics today. It started with a link to some info about the upcoming DC Final Crisis mega event and went from there. The players: Joshua “I’m too cool for an internet handle” Izzo –… Read More
Pierre "Airmax" Kalenzaga • May 7, 20086 Comments
  AFI has been planning for quite some time to host a custom figure event, and after much internal debate we thought that showcasing customs of DCUC figures from Mattel would be a perfect fit! Especially in light of what has been revealed for the 2008 schedule so far.  The event is being spearheaded by… Read More
Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer • May 6, 2008No Comments
A couple weeks ago, my wife and I agreed to go hiking with another couple who’d wanted to do so for a long time.  Once we agreed, I told my friend to pick the place since he’s experienced in such things. This is where we "hiked"…   Read More
Jason "JJJason" Chirevas • May 6, 20082 Comments
Before they were Mighty, before they were New, before they were Disassembled – they were the Avengers!  Banding together to combat threats too great for one hero to handle alone, the Avengers were created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1963 and went on to become one of the Marvel Universe’s premiere super-teams.  Now… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 6, 20081 Comment
I was in a local Target over the weekend, looking at the new Indiana Jones figures, giggling at the TERRIBLE Hulk figures and wondering why the Dark Knight figures are at any of the Targets in town, and I came across this:     This picture is untouched and I didn’t move anything.  Look at the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 5, 2008No Comments
  Don’t forget, today is free comic book day.   There’s a lot of great books to be had this year as well as an Iron Man HeroClix and a pair of Star Wars miniatures.   For a complete listing of what’s available, check out this list.   If you don’t know where your local comic… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 3, 2008No Comments
Wow, this was a fun job this time.  Can you feel my sarcasm?  It seems the gods of Lost or the gods of weather are not happy with Oklahoma of late.  For the last three weeks every Thursday night we’ve had severe weather that has threated the airing of the program.  Last Thursday, we had… Read More
Glenn Moss • May 3, 20082 Comments
NY- Future Hiro- One of the most highly anticipated figures of the season, is now available for pre order at Mezco Direct.  Future Hiro features his highly detailed sword of Takezo Kensei, as well as a sword sheath. This limited edition figure (edition size to be revealed in July) will only be available at Mezco… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 2008No Comments
Filmation closed out the 70’s with one of their finest cartoons: The Adventures of Flash Gordon. Unfortunately, it lasted only 2 seasons. That may have been for the best given the wrong turn NBC forced it to take, ie: abandoning the serial format and adding Gremlin the Dragon. Recently, I rewatched most of the series…. Read More
Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann • May 2, 200810 Comments
Moab is two weeks away! Indiana Jones is three weeks away! And the Indy toys are great fun and make me feel like a little kid again. dudemadness.com Megan Fox words that annoy me: persnickety, erudite, jocular, penultimate, antidisestablishmentarianism words that please me: soufflé, macabre, noodle, poop deck, Fukudome I also like "Plethora” simply because… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • May 2, 20081 Comment
The celebrated third series of action figures based on the Sci-Fi Channel hit series Stargate Atlantis are ready to embark on their most important mission to date – exploring your collection!  Featuring characters from the third and fourth seasons, this assortment offers new faces, new uniforms, new threats and a bonus figure-sized Ancient Control Chair!… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 20081 Comment
Once again our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our post NYCC burning questions:   Q1. Is the Wal-mart Wave considered wave 5 of DCUC or is it a separate wave in your numbering system?   Thereby making the Hawkman/Mr. Miracle/Recovery Suit Superman wave 5 or wave 6? A: The Wal-Mart… Read More
Daniel Pickett • May 2, 2008No Comments
Happy Indiana Jones Toy Day! For this Indiana Jones final sneak preview, we take a look at Hasbro’s 12" Talking Indiana Jones figure and he’s got a lot to say! Read More
Scott Rogers • May 1, 20081 Comment
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Scott Rogers • May 1, 200818 Comments
Well, May 1st has FINALLY arrived and my excitement comes from being able to "officially" buy the new Indiana Jones toys (Jonathan Coulton’s idea sounds good, but I’m gonna need a wife first, but I digress…).  I hit the local Wal-Mart at midnight and scored one of every basic and deluxe 3 3/4" figure for… Read More
Jim Abell • May 1, 20087 Comments