Amazon has some seriously cheap prices going on right now, especially if you’re a Prime subscriber (I am – between the free shipping and the Instant Videos, it’s totally worth it IMHO).
Star Wars Black 6″
Joe Amaro’s Hover Disc (which I rather ebulliently described here), goes on sale this Monday, December 9 at 7 p.m. Central time. Here’s the sale page: http://www.castlewarriors.net/index.html
The Power Lords Slate Zone Elite and Slate Zone Soldier go on sale to the general public today at 3pm ET (it’s exclusive for Club Members until then – you could add them to your cart, but without a Power Lords Fan Club number it’ll be cancelled). Only the remaining stock after Club orders will be sold, so if you really want these make sure to get your order in as close to 3pm as possible. Order them at www.shopfourhorsemen.com.
I like the very 1970s sci-fi vibe I get off these designs, particularly in these colors.
I hope you all enjoyed the long weekend! It was Thanksgiving here in the United States. Recently DMG’s parents sold their house, and they shipped a bunch of furniture and other stuff across the country to us. I got a new desk which has proven to be an excellent home for action figures, with lots of little cubbyholes for display (you can see one here).
On a whim a few days ago, I hatched an idea with NoisyDvL5 of ItsAllTrue and we quickly corralled some other toy reviews into putting together the 2013 Toy Review Advent Calendar. Every single day there will be a new review from one of the participating websites. This was all done at the very last minute, and I want to thank Noisy for putting together the website so fast, and of course, thank all of our participating websites for their reviews. While the reviews don’t have to be holiday-related, at least some of them will be.
So add adventfigurereviews.com to your bookmarks and be sure to check it every day through Christmas. And if you have a toy review website and are interested in participating in the calendar (particularly if you have a holiday-related figure to review), shoot me an email!
Mordles Review by Doc Thomas
Mordles are great. Make no bones about it. These little guys rock.
Others have already conclusively covered Mordles and their origin as part of Ideal Toys’s 1980s toyline Rocks & Bugs & Things, so I wont go into that here (I highly recommend Dinosaur Dracula’s terrific rundown). As far as I know Rocks & Bugs & Things never made it to my native Australia, so I never had the chance to sample the delights therein. Because of the recent popularity of the series and the subsequent insane rarity, I suspect Bloodstone will forever be on my Wants list, but John Kent of ToyFinity has done collectors worldwide a favor and brought back the amazing Mordles, making them easily available in packs in a variety of different colors (often with bonus figures)!
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