A Dynamic Debate at Dork Dimension

Not that this topic hasn’t been argued to death before, but I thought I’d point you all to a discussion going on over at Dork Dimension about “collectibles vs. fun toys.” It grew out of the comments section of a review in which Nathan of DD had a side-rant about “collectibles.” I’ve made a few long-winded […]

Poe reviews the Roswell Aliens at Doomkick

  Doomkick is celebrating its first anniversary, so I contributed a guest review of the “Roswell Aliens” from Street Players Holding Corp. who apparently still exist. Here’s an excerpt: The Roswell Aliens were made by a company called Street Players Holding Corp in 1996. They were released right around the height of the popularity of The X-Files, […]

Toy Aisle Trolls > Crock

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@poeghostal.com. Submitted by: GeekSummit Hey there, Just wanted […]

Identify the Toy > Transformers(?) Lot

Doc Thomas here. I’m back with a new bunch of toys I need identified – this time it looks like various early Transformers and Transformer-knock offs, including many that are busted or incomplete – and as usual I’m far too busy performing unnecessary surgery to figure out who is who – so here’s the deal: send an email […]

Review > Fall of Cybertron Shockwave (Transformers Generations, Hasbro)

One reason I’ve never gotten back into Transformers is because I felt like there was just too much product out there to get on board. Too many universes, too many different styles, too many different scales, and most significantly, no clear successor to the G1 I grew up with, i.e., no “200x” G1, no “25th […]