Forgotten Lore > Marvel Toys TNA Wrestling

Forgotten Lore is a feature focusing on toys that were planned but never produced. Today’s Forgotten Lore comes to us from Poester American Hyena. Says AH: Arguably the best wrestling figures ever, they were produced with Marvel Legends-level articulation and came with scads of cool accessories. There was a final wave of figures that made […]

Mighty Marvel Merchandising! Toy Fair 2008

Hey folks, Poe here again. While I have my share of Marvel action figures, I tend to cherry-pick just a few favorites, rather than obsessively collecting them. But you deserve obsessiveness! And so, please give a warm welcome to PGPoA’s newest correspondent, Pete! A frequent commenter here on the site and owner of, Pete’s […]

Poe’s Point > The Magic Toys ‘R Us

In this post, I’d like to pay tribute to what I fondly call “the Magic Toys ‘R Us.”First, a bit of background. Back in ye old dayes of the 1980s, action figures were relatively plentiful. You could walk into Child World or Caldor’s and find a rack of C3PO, R2D2, He-Man, Skeletor, Trapjaw, and any […]