DC Direct’s Arkham City Series 1: Contest Winner & FOTD Sale

And the winner of the contest is:  lococaca! He wins a set of Arkham City Series 1, courtesy of FigureoftheDay.com! The figures are now sold out (again!) on FOTD, but you can still get a set on BigBadToyStore right here. And now, here are just a few of my favorite entries for the contest.

Odds ‘n Ends > Mattycollector News, G.I. Joe Photo Covers, FOC Dinobot Pics

Mattel has announced the January Mattycollector sale, which includes the Sorceress and Fearless Photog, as well as the “Ready to Believe You” Peter Venkman. More interesting is the news that they will now have He-Man, Skeletor, Battle Cat, Panthor, and 6″ Peter Venkman and Ray Stanz on permanent sale throughout 2012. It only took them […]

Show & Tell > Eleven Best Finds at Church Fairs

Every year starting mid-November to early December local churches and synagogues start having their annual holiday fairs. These bazaars are usually quite the spectacle, drawing people from all over. As a child I had fond memories of going to these fairs and I decided I wanted to try and capture that feeling once again by […]

Toy Aisle Trolls > Not Yo’ Man

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 poeghostal.com. Submitted by: BP What It’s […]

Illustrating Skeletor

I recently posted a rough guide to battlegrip.com  in which I outlined a process I’ve been using to create digital illustrations by pulling photos into Photoshop (or the free GIMP program). That rough guide sparked questions that, to properly explain, led me to create a new illustration. While trying to come up with a cool […]

Toy Aisle Trolls > Crime Syndicate of Troll-Land

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 poeghostal.com. Submitted by: RS Location: Walmart […]