Odds ‘n Ends > Egg Transformers, Custom Inspector Gadget, Poester Plugs

Bandai is bringing back those 1980s transforming egg-creatures (think Meteorbs), this time focusing on Ultraman characters (“Ultra-Egg”). I never understood the appeal of those transforming egg toys. Seems like a very Japanese thing to me. Check out Jin Saotome’s insanely awesome 6″ Inspector Gadget. I’m surprised no one has tried to “reimagine” IG as a […]

Figure It Out #8

The winner of last week’s Figure It Out  (chosen at random from the correct guesses) is Chainsaw Jack! Like three dozen others (a record number), he correctly identified the figure as Kaneda from McFarlane Toys’ 3d Animation from Japan line from 2000. We’ll see if this week’s contest has as many correct guesses. Guesses are due to poe@poeghostal.com by 12 […]

Odds ‘n Ends > Glyos Drop Tonight, Free Universal Construction Kit, Blank Bodies, & Weekly Roundup

Heads-up: Onell Designs has a Glyos drop tonight. This is a really neat idea: the Free Universal Construction Kit, which offers adapters between Lego, Duplo, Fischertechnik, Gears! Gears! Gears!, K’Nex, Krinkles (Bristle Blocks), Lincoln Logs, Tinkertoys, Zome, and Zoob. Unfortunately, it appears you’ve got to print the things out yourself with a 3D printer. Side […]

MOTUC Bio Discussion #53 > Icarius

Inspired by He-Man.org’s Roast Gooble Dinner podcast, welcome to PGPoA’s latest MOTUC Bio Discussion! Icarius Bio Real Name: TC Icarius Kaz A great pilot from the cloud city of Levitan on planet Primus, Icarius is equipped and ready to “flip” into battle at a moment’s notice. After his 18th birthday, he left home to join […]