Yet another toy blog posting the new photos of Star Wars Black 2014 Series 1 (a.k.a. Series 3)

There are way too many toy blogs these days. I can show you these hi-res photos of Star Wars Black 6″ Series 3, which were leaked nearly a week ago anyway and have already been posted everywhere. The challenge is finding a way to make MY posting of these photos unique enough to warrant clicking on it as opposed to other sites. I don’t think I’m up to it. Anyway…

Weirdo Toys presents “Toxic Underworld”

  PGPoA Power Pal Weirdo Toys has teamed with indie toy company Goodleg Toys. Here’s the skinny: After all the fallout…they are all that crawled out. These guys are a nod to the monster and skeleton toy lines such as the Underworld Warriors or Nightmare Warriors you know are near and dear to my heart.  What really makes these […]

Eight Horror-Themed Action Figures from Otherwise Mainstream Lines

In the spirit of the season, we here at PGPoA have been thinking a lot about horror. There have been plenty of horror-themed toy lines over the years, from Aurora’s monster models in the 1960s to Remco Universal Monsters in the 1970s, from the Real Ghostbusters and Super Naturals in the 1980s to Skeleton Warriors […]

Joe Amaro’s Hover Disc!

Do your Evil Warriors find themselves looking up helplessly as Stratos soars off into the blue? Do you find your stormtroopers’ aim a bit too good and think they need the challenge of balancing on a gravity-defying disc while pursuing their foes? Then you need Joe Amaro’s patented Hover Disc!* The secret to the Hover […]

Just one week left to help fund Cool & Collected Magazine!

There’s just one week left to go on the Kickstarter for CoolandCollected.com‘s magazine, aptly titled Cool & Collected. The premiere issue – if the magazine is funded – will contain a feature article from yours truly on the long history of Boba Fett action figures, right up to and including Star Wars Black. As of this writing, […]

Toy Aisle Trolls > [Insert Wolverine/Logan/Biggs Darklighter pun here]

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: Kastor’s Korner Saw this at […]

three and a quarter

Thanks to a renewed interest in Star Wars (via SWB) and the advent of the Four Horsemen’s very, very cool Power Lords figures, I am in terrible danger of tumbling down the 3.75″ rabbit hole. Let’s hope I can resist, because there’s an awful lot of stuff from the ’80s that would be very appealing and […]