Fwoosh has its 24th Custom-Con going on, and customizer Jeff Stephens of Boyd’s Custom Minimates has created a line of figures that I want with every part of my body, including my unmentionables. They’re MST3K Minimates, and they’re insanely awesome.
In the past, I’ve had trouble really getting on board the Minimate bandwagon–witness my flash-in-the-pan interest in Ghostbusters Minimates–but I would treasure these forever. I’d need a Crow, a Mike, a Bobo, a Pearl and a Brain Guy too, though.
Diamond Select, there’s no way the Best Brains license would run you much. Make these. Now. Or I’m coming to your house with a copy of Hobgoblins.
When I encounter something cool–a TV show, a movie, a book–I often end up wanting action figures from it. That’s not an unusual trait among toy collectors, but it’s something I’ve been doing ever since I was a wee tyke.
Here’s a list of ten things a young Poe always hoped to get action figures of, but never did. Continue reading “Vintage Month > Ten Things I Always Wanted Toys of”
As always, feel free to add your own odds ‘n ends in the comments!
ODD: This week’s issue of ToyFare features at least two awesome things: photos of Mattel’s next Mattycollector-exclusive DCUC two-pack (Ultraman and Alex Luthor) and an interview with Geoff Johns by yours truly. Buy it at your local comic shop tomorrow, or I’ll come to your house and smash all your fine china. Continue reading “Odds ‘n Ends”
When I was about twelve, in 1990, there was nothing I wanted more than figures from the movies Aliens and Predator. After all, I had Robocop toys, so it wasn’t as if there were no precedent for action figures based on rated-R flicks. Alas, the first toys from Kenner would not arrive for a few more years, by which time I had moved on to other fads. Continue reading “Poe’s Point > MST OK, where are my action figures?”