Odds ‘n Ends > Mattycollector sale day, Grayskull thieves, 4H news, Star Wars 3.75″

It’s another Mattycollector release day. Today’s sale includes DC Universe Classics Ra’s Al Ghul, John Constantine, and Elasti-Girl; Watchmen’s Ozymandias; MOTUC Geldor and stackable stands and a number of re-releases. Castle Grayskull ships soon, but Pixel Dan won’t have an early review due to assholes who nicked bits off the display piece at NYCC. In […]

Mattycollector Reveals from NYCC

Oh, Mattel, you almost had me. I innocently scrolled up Twitter to see what was shaking. Following a few links, I discovered what appears to be Mattel-made action figures of Keaton Batman. Having completely forgotten I had already heard about this, for a moment I thought I was looking at a 6″ Movie Masters Keaton Batman. […]

Poe’s Point > Thoughts on Mattel’s reveals from SDCC 2013

And now we come to the end of our SDCC coverage. I’ve had to hold off on this one because I was really busy last week, but now I can finally take the time to discuss all the reveals. Ghostbusters Really? Mattel showed a mock-up of a 1/12th-scale Ecto-1, which is currently available for pre-order […]

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 […]

Scott Neitlich (ToyGuru) on the State of the Subs

With three weeks to go, the MOTUC and DC subscriptions aren’t in great shape – especially considering we’re nearly a week past the SDCC reveals. Before we go further, how about a trip down memory lane? Poe’s Point > Obligatory Club Infinite Earths Post (July 28, 2011) Mattel Updates on the 2012 MOTUC Subscription (August 4, […]

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 […]

SDCC: Preview Night Roundup (MOTUC, DCU, NECA)

Well, this is probably going to be the last update tonight, and it’ll stand until more companies release more new things.  But we’ve already gleaned a lot!  So let’s start at the top: First up, Mattel’s hidden Loo-Kee in their booth as part of a contest for a free MOTUC subscription.  I fully expect insane crowds […]