LEGO Brand Retail
May 132008
 

I noticed the scale of action figures seems to be going back down in size. Instead of all the hulking, big seven inch pieces of plastic we are once again seeing smaller three inch scale figures in the toy stores. Since plastic is basically a petroleum based product do you think the trend in smaller […]

May 112008
 
Steampunk Star Wars Figures

I have always been a fan of the folks who can make custom action figures especially when they are such high quality as those over at Sillof’s Workshop. But these are no ordinary custom figures. What do I mean by ordinary? I guess to clarify; I would say in this case ordinary means creating figures […]

Feb 132008
 
Star Trek Goodies Gone Bad

The other day I received several boxes in the mail all containing Star Trek goodies. At first I was extremely excited and happy to be having such a geeky good day. But that feeling faded quickly. First up was a small envelope, which contained my Spock Elf mini mate. He was all perfect and minty […]

Feb 092008
 
Jodie Foster Action Figure -- kind of --

Diamond Select Toys has announced that they will be making a boxed set of minimates based on the film Silence of the Lambs. Come Closer, Clarice… To enter the mind of a killer she must challenge the mind of a madman.  Next in our continuing line of Movie Minimates releases comes this Minimates set based […]

Nov 162007
 

I have a huge Star Trek collection. I display the majority of it loose on shelves. This can be a huge problem when it comes to dusting to the toys, models and other collectibles. I really need a good solution to protect and better display my stuff. That’s where Potomac Display company comes in handy. […]

Aug 062007
 
Ralph McQuarrie R2-D2 / C-3PO in Da House

I order these puppies last week and they arrived today. These were apparently only available [or originally available] at the Star Wars Celebration IV. If you are familiar with the concept artwork by Ralph McQuarrie for the original Star Wars [A New Hope] then these will look familiar otherwise they look very wrong.  The figures […]

Jul 272007
 
SDCC Exclusives

Personally I hate exclusives. And I especially hate them when they are impossible to get. I am referring to the Star Trek Snoopy and Woodstock bobble heads from Funko. Which are only available at San Diego Comic Con [going on right now].  Being on the east coast I cannot easily or affordably head over and […]