Toy Fair 2008 > Transformers Round-Up

Just as Paul has taken up the mantle of PGPoA’s Star Wars and G.I. Joe correspondent, PrfktTear has volunteered to pick up my slack on Hasbro’s Transformers offerings. Take it away, PT! Hello all! PrfktTear here. Poe has asked me to help out with Transformers news and observations. You might know me from posting over […]

One More Quote

Leave it to Alan Moore to succinctly explain (way back in the 1980s) the major problem I see with continuity-altering events like Crisis on Infinite Earths and One More Day: I believe this is dangerous for a couple of reasons. Firstly, by establishing the precedent of altering time, you are establishing an unconscious context for […]

Star Wars and G.I. Joe at Toy Fair 2008

Poe Ghostal here. Look, I’m awesome–no one’s disputing that. But the fact is, I’m just not into every single toy line out there. Therefore, to make sure I’m providing you, the discriminating action figure collector, with the comprehensive toy industry coverage you deserve, I’ve recruited a few special correspondents to give you the lowdown on […]

Caption the Pic > Stop Lost

First things first–the winner of last week‘s Caption the Pic. The winner, chosen by Mrs. Ghostal-to-Be herself, is googum! Here’s the award winning entry: Superman: “Nice doll. Did your mom make that for you?” Batman: … Superman: “Ooh, right.” Googum, please contact me to get your free Savage Dragon shipped to you. The prize for […]

5 Questions with > Scott Beatty

Got a real treat today, folks: an interview with Scott Beatty, comic book writer and walking DC Universe encyclopedia! Codename: Scott Beatty Specialty: Wordsmith, Plastic Raconteur Base of Operations: Bio: Scott Beatty has worked extensively for DC Comics since the mid ’90s. His latest work includes DC’s weekly series Countdown to Final Crisis.

Comic > “Conan the Librarian”

Know, O prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an Age undreamed of, when shining libraries lay spread across the world like blue mantles beneath the stars…Hither came Conan, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a […]