Ten Good and Bad Action Figure-related Things from SDCC 2013 (by Nemo Eight)

Please welcome a new PoeGhostal.com contributor, the eldritch Nemo Eight! As a long time attendee of the San Diego Comic Con, Poe has asked me to share my thoughts on some of the major news from the show. Since this is primarily (at least to date) an action figure blog that’s where I’ll focus my […]

Review > Xenomorph Warrior (Aliens, NECA)

  Rather than go over the same ground over and over, if you want to check out my thoughts and history with Alien toys, check out my other reviews over the years: Alien Warrior (Aliens, Aoshima) Alien Warrior (Aliens, NECA) Alien Warrior (Alien vs. Predator: Requiem, NECA) In the third review above, I state that the […]

Review > Corporal Dwayne Hicks (Aliens, NECA)

Poe’s Note: Two things: one, this is a sponsored review – NECA sent me these samples for free. Two, you’ll notice a small black stand in some photos, to aid posing. It did not come with the figure, but was borrowed from NECA’s Dead Space 2 Necromorph Slasher figure). Michael Biehn James Cameron’s go-to guy for four huge movies […]

Review > Private William Hudson (Aliens, NECA)

  Poe’s Note: Two things. One, this is a sponsored review – NECA sent me these samples for free. Two, you’ll notice a small black stand in some photos, to aid posing. It did not come with the figure, but was borrowed from NECA’s Dead Space 2 Necromorph Slasher figure). Y’know, when I first encountered Aliens in the late […]

Identify the Toy > Purple Kenner Gorilla Alien?

A reader sends this along: I need help! I just purchased this figure. It’s not any known color variant. I’m not sure if it’s a custom (it doesn’t appear to be) or a prototype. I haven’t received it yet so I’m not sure if it has any tm/manufacturing stamps. do you know any experts? Any […]

Review > The Deacon (Prometheus, NECA)

Click on any photo for a larger version. Like Poe said a while ago, Prometheus really isn’t a very good movie. And yet, I own it. And watch it. It raises some interesting discussion, especially on the difference between the philosophies of Dan O’Bannon, who wrote Alien, and Ridley Scott, who wrote Prometheus. Another thing […]