Now that Newt’s won, here’s the full list:
Corey Tincher reviews the Mezco Toyz Hellboy II: The Golden Army Hellboy (black-shirted version with cat, six-pack and Samaritan) 7-inch- scale figure. Excerpt: “It might be a few dollars overpriced, but he’s just a really well made figure that uses a strong, heavy plastic that feels like $16 in your hands.”
Michael Crawford reviews the Diamond Select Toys Star Wars Ultimate Quarter Scale Darth Maul figure. Excerpt: “I had to actually get THREE of these figures, because the first two broke right out of the package.” Continue reading “Toy review roundup (via Fanmode) 12/30/08”
My good pal Rob–OK, that’s presumptuous; let’s say “my online acquaintance Rob who I like to think of as a friend”–has posted another new list I wrote over at Topless Robot.
The 10 Best Action Figures Based on Real People
My favorite is probably Todd the Artist, as I got to make lots of ball jokes. His balls have stitches! (You know, because they’re baseballs.)
This piece, cooked up by Fanwank owner and occasional PGPoA contributor Pete, re-imagines Jack Kirby’s New Gods through the lens of Frank Millerism. Save us.
I’m back in Boston and will be returning to my regularly scheduled…schedule of posting tomorrow, which also happens to be my birthday, which also happens to be the one and only birthday in which I become 30 years old. Y’know what though? 30 is the new 20. …Right?
Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Transformers Universe G1 Series Deluxe class Starscream, Autobot Hound with Ravage, Cyclonus with Nightstick and Beast Series Deluxe Cheetor figures. Excerpt: “(Re: Autobot Hound) Makes Alternators Hound look like it was designed by a high school student, by comparison. And Ravage is just icing on the cake.” (See also.)
Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Transformers Universe G2 series Voyager class Inferno figure. Excerpt: “… a good toy, and a worthy new addition to the size class.” (See also.) Continue reading “Toy review roundup (via Fanmode) 12/27/08”