Tag: bootlegs


by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2015
I saw this on Kickstarter today and thought it might be of interest to AFi readers: The Outer Realm book will be the first Star Wars collectible book focusing entirely and in depth on the subject of vintage era unlicensed Star Wars toys from 1977 and on. With few notable exceptions we will not be…


by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
Today, as part of our 10th anniversary celebration, we have a great guest column from our old friend Matt “Iron Cow” Cauley of Iron Cow Productions. While I only tiptoed into the shallow waters that are the bootleg Super Powers figures (and other non DC Characters) made by the mysterious “Industrial Toy Werks” with a…


by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2012
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).  …