Toy Aisle Trolls > Beast Boy’s Bad Day

Toy Aisle Trolls is a feature highlighting acts of vandalism to in-store toy items. If you find a ruined package, a stolen figure, a swapped-out figure, or any other such acts, take a photo (cell phone photos are fine if they’re not blurry) and email them to poe AT Also, please note: I’m deliberately […]

Paul’s Peg > The 2010 G.I. Joe Club Exclusives

If you’re a G.I. Joe fan, the Official Joe fan club is kind of neat. You get some nifty newsletters and pride in the fact you’re an elite nerd that loves G.I. Joe. Each year the club offers up two “free” figures to it’s members. You get to pick between either an old school 12″ […]

Review > Scareglow (Masters of the Universe Classics)

It seems like every geek franchise has at least one mysterious, badass-looking character who gains a cult following despite having done hardly anything or had any characterization at all (at least at first). Star Wars’s Boba Fett is the classic example, though the franchise also produced Darth Maul, who had even less screen time. In […]

Pic of the Day

brain by markzilla25 Poe’s note: Anyone know what toy line this is from?

Gygor revealed

Along with Eldor, one of my most-wanted Masters of the Universe toys that never made it past the prototype stage was Gygor, a yellow gorilla intended to be another beast-steed for He-Man (made from a re-purposed Big Jim toy, just like Battle Cat). While Roger Sweet described the creature in Mastering the Universe, I’d never […]

Any letters for Santa–er, Matty?

I hear those sleigh bells ringin’ a jing-ting tingaling too…and I also hear more questions for Mattel. From you. The next round of answers should be here on Tuesday, at which point I get to debut an awesome new piece of art by newly-appointed PGPoA art director MechaShiva.

Clash of the Titans remake gets figures from NECA

(Click for larger view) I have very mixed feelings about the Clash of the Titans remake, as I’m a huge fan of the original. Yet I didn’t think I was so out of the loop as to not know NECA was making figures. Anyway, BigBadToyStore has the main character, Perseus (played by Terminator: Salvation star […]

Pic of the Day

IMGP7584s by tatsurus Poe’s note: Whose eyes evince more real human emotion–theirs or Megan Fox’s?