Review > Metaluna Mutant (Universal Monsters, Diamond Select) w/ Sculptor’s Commentary

Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, Universal Studios built their reputation on horror films. The “canonical” Universal Monsters are Dracula, Frankenstein(‘s Monster), the Wolf Man, the Mummy, and the Gillman from Creature from the Black Lagoon. However, there are other Universal Monsters who aren’t quite as well known; Quasimodo from The Hunchback of […]

Guest Review > The Cryptkeeper! (Tales from the Cryptkeeper, Ace Novelty)

Today’s review is by Justin Gammon of the newly-redesigned Justin, the bone-strewn cave floor is yours. –PG When deciding what toy to feature for Halloween, we toy bloggers really become conflicted. There’s only so many times you can post pics of the Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy or any other variation of the Universal Monsters. […]

NECA’s AvP:Requiem Alien Warrior: Still the best 1/12th-Scale Alien figure?

Bear with me here. My favorite “Alien” design is the one from Aliens. That’s solely because it’s the first film of the series I was exposed to, it’s my favorite, and because it’s awesome. Those who argue the more psychologically-creepy design from the first Alien is superior have a strong argument too, given its smoother, phallic-shaped head.

Doc Thomas Reviews > Left 4 Dead Boomer by NECA (w/ Sculptor’s Commentary!)

Poe Ghostal here. We’re trying something new for this review – what I’m calling “Sculptor’s Commentary” (though I reserve the right to change it to, say, “Designer’s Commentary” depending on who’s doing the commenting). The Boomer was sculpted by Jason Frailey, who also sculpted the Evil Dead II Henrietta as well as the super-popular new Glyos-compatible […]

Monster Month > Poe’s Past Monster Reviews

In celebration of Monster Month, here are some of my past reviews of monstrous toys: Talos (Ray Harryhausen) Witch-King Ringwraith Berserker the Troll (Viking Spawn) Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Darkness from Legend Predator 2 (McFarlane Toys) Bandai 6″ Godzilla, Titanosaurus, Mechagodzilla 2 Aoshima Alien Cthulhu Plastic Figure Hellboy Kriegaffe #10 Jake (Attack of the Living Dead) Earl (Attack […]

Poe’s Halloween Display

For Halloween this year, I decided to just throw as many monster/horror figures as I could fit along the shelf above my desk at home. From left to right: Diablo 2 Diablo by Blizzard Dark Alliance Lucifer by Art Asylum Ghostbusters Slimer by NECA Silent Screamers Graf Orlok by Aztech Toys G.I. Joe Zombie Viper […]

Monsters take over Pic of the Day!

Up Soon! Paul Kaiju Custom Hedorah by geozilla Ever wanted to get your toy photo on PGPoA’s Pic of the Day? Well, you could have done it ages ago by submitting to the Flickr group or emailing it to me directly. But that’s not my point today – my point is that it’s Monster Month, […]