Tag: bootleg

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2014
MOTUCJumboSkelProto2 Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.   Mattel has changed the guidelines for these Q&As so they only involve items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2012
BootlegsoftheUniverse-500x185.jpg If you are a fan of Masters of the Universe, bootleg toys or just plain weird stuff then you should check out the “Bootlegs of the Universe” Facebook page.  This fun page is brought to you by the twisted minds of collectors, John Santagada (formerly of DC Direct and Mezco) and Hex Evo (KO-Messiah).  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2012
As we mentioned last week Daniel is now a married man and he and his new bride are off on their honeymoon in an undisclosed location. So, this week’s episode features another interview conducted a few weeks back at San Diego Comic Con International 2012. This interview is with John Balen, Director of Toys for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
 Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Mattel took a short break from ‘Ask Matty’ during July for Comic Con, but now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2009
In my latest blog I take one for the team and I track down and review one of the controversial "Lost Wave" of Bootleg Super Powers figures being pedaled by "Industrial Toy Werks" on Ebay. Find out the Good, The Bad and the Ugly on these curious new figures. Click here to read all about…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2009
ToyWerksLogo.jpg It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a Super Powers collector.   I have a complete loose collection and a (near) complete carded collection.   But, I can’t just stop with the 33 figures in the line.   For the past 3 years I have been buying Super Powers customs.   Mostly loose, but [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2009
It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a Super Powers collector.   I have a complete loose collection and a (near) complete carded collection.   But, I can’t just stop with the 33 figures in the line.   For the past 3 years I have been buying Super Powers customs.   Mostly loose, but…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2008
Meet the Micronuggets, a super mash-up of some of our old favorites. Yes, that’s a classic "LITTLE PEOPLE" body with a custom head and a "TIME TRAVELER" chest module. Cast in cool clear blue, the SUCKADELIC TIME STRAGGLER also comes with a cute "MOONSCAPE" Base to sit him in. Totally handmade by the Super Sucklord…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2008
I was in the mall tonight and stopped by the little mom and pop toy store that always has some fun bootleg items.  I came across this:   Ya know… I think I would have enjoyed Spider-man3 more if they had replaced the emo dance number with footage of Spider-man riding around New York on…

 

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