Doc Thomas Probes > Most Wanted

These days, we collectors have a lot to be thankful for – the shift in quality of action figures over the past two decades has turned once-small, barely recognizable, barely moveable plastic playthings into fully articulated, awesomely detailed, instantly identifiable works of art that we’re glad to have displayed in our kitchen, to be briefly […]

Guest Post > Once Upon a Toy

When visiting Walt Disney World Resort and Theme Parks in Orlando Florida, there is no loss for things to do, especially for geeks. One could ride Pirates of the Caribbean for the five hundredth time, memorize every line to the Star Wars: Star Tours attraction, or have the highest score on every arcade game in […]

Pic of the Day

Bambi by Hopeful Monster 19 Poe’s note: These were McDonalds’ toys tied to one of the 1980s Bambi re-releases. They were vinyl and even had some limited articulation. I think my sister and I had all of them, including Bambi.

Pic of the Day

“Minnie” Princess Leia by bratislabat Poe’s note: You know, the phrase “abomination against nature” gets thrown around a lot these days…

Odds ‘n Ends

Having some trouble getting my ducks in a row this morning, so let’s start with an Odds ‘n Ends. As the entire world knows by now, Disney is buying Marvel Entertainment. Will Disney interfere with its everyday operations or will they leave well enough alone, as they’ve done with Pixar? Time will tell. Personally, though, […]

Review > Darwin (G-Force)

The only reason I picked up this figure is because Dr. Mrs. Ghostal and I own two guinea pigs (Tribble and Nibbler), and the novelty of owning a guinea pig action figure–particularly one who looked a lot like Nibbler–was too much to resist. The figures are based on Jerry Bruckheimer’s new Disney action movie G-Force, […]