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, […]

Discussion Time: Modulok

Thanks, Fwoosh! Well, now we know that Modulok is coming to MOTUC.  And not just that, but all of his limbs will be removable, just like the original figure!  So it makes me wonder a few things: How do you think it will turn out?  I can imagine a few results: 1. Modulok will be just […]

Sea Hawk Revealed!

Well, Mattel had already given this one away months ago by previewing his sword, but it’s nice to see confirmation!  Strangely, even though they put the figure out, the only pics posted were on people’s private Facebook pages and the like.  But now it’s Pixel Dan to the rescue!  Follow that link to see Sea […]

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 […]

MOTUC Nepthu leaked?

So, a new MOTUC figure called “Nepthu” was leaked to eBay somehow. The consensus seems to be that he’s legit. He’s a Filmation character, so presumably he’s part of that sub. Here’s the eBay auction, for however long it lasts. Looks like the Hong Kong factory sellers strike again. We have definitely entered the period […]