Poe’s Point > Thoughts on SDCC 2013, Part II: Star Wars, Marvel, TMNT, Toynami, Mezco, Square Enix

Continuing my thoughts on the SDCC reveals from last week… Hasbro Hasbro has four big licenses action figure franchises: Transformers, G.I. Joe, Star Wars, and Marvel. I don’t really collect Transformers or G.I. Joe at all (with a few exceptions), so I’ll just comment on the other two. Star Wars There was 3.75″ stuff, but […]

Comic Review > “Man-At-Arms” (Masters of the Universe, Web Exclusive, DC Comics)

Release Date: July 14, 2012 Writer: Kyle Higgins Penciler: Pop Mhan Colorist: Carrie Strachan Letter: Carlos Mangual Cover: Mhan & Strachan Assistant Editor: Sarah Litt Editor: Kwanza Johnson  Plot Synopsis: Set before the Great De-Remembering, the story follows Man-At-Arms’s attempt to retrieve Chrono, one of two relics that once served as Castle Grayskull’s eyes before […]

Toy Aisle Trolls > Fled Arrow

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: MG Found at: A TJ Maxx somewhere […]

Doc Thomas Reviews > Starman (DC Signature Collection, Mattel)

I’ve always been a Marvel man. Sure, I’ve been a fan of the Batman since Miller’s seminal graphic novel, and I’m apparently one of the only sane people who loves Superman Returns, but I was always much more fond of the Marvel universe than the DC. This can be in part attributed to Bryan Singer’s […]

Comic Review > “The Lost Knight” (Masters of the Universe, DC Comics, 2012)

“The Lost Knight” Writer: Geoff Johns Penciler: Howard Porter Inker: John Livesay Colorist: Carrie Strachan Letter: Sal Cipriano Assistant Editor: Sarah Litt Editor: Kwanza Johnson “The Lost Knight” is the first of a digital-first online miniseries, titled Masters of the Universe, that ties in to DC’s main MOTU miniseries He-Man and the Masters of the […]

Poe’s Point > Did Storage Wars Stage a Big Action Figure Find?

Dr. Mrs. Ghostal and I got into the A&E show Storage Wars a few weeks ago. I’ve never been one for these reality shows – I’ve never watched Antiques Roadshow or Pawn Stars or American Pickers and hell, even that one Toy Hunters episode has been sitting on my DVR, unwatched, since January or whenever it aired. But after a comment from Power Pal Ben […]