The Outer Space Men – Xodiac: The Man from Saturn by Ed Speir IV
Wow, am I late with this thing. Frankly the only reason I’m even doing it is to placate my obsessive-compulsiveness–there must be a PPF for every year, even if it takes me three months into the following year to do it.
I haven’t been covering all the awesome stuff coming out from the Four Horsemen recently, for two reasons: 1.) there’s only so much time in the day, and 2.) they’ve been doing a damned good job covering it themselves. If you follow their new blog at FourHorsemen.biz, you’ll get all the 4H-related info you need. [...]
I had intended to write up a basic introduction to Glyos before writing this review, but life gets busy and for one reason or another, I was never able to get around to it. Mea culpa. You’ll recall I did a two-part interview (part 1, part 2) with Onell Design founder and Glyos creator Matt [...]
Late last night, the Four Horsemen released pics of the early prototypes for the two figures of wave 3 of the Outer Space Men on their FANtastic Exclusive forums.
(OK, I added that last part.) From the Horsemen Four: OUTER SPACE MEN INVADE SAN DIEGO!! The Four Horsemen are excited to announce their Outer Space Men Comic Con 2010 exclusives! Dubbed the “Alpha Phase Waves”, each exclusive OSM character will be done in a color that represents them as they utilize their “phase” mode [...]
You can read Part I of this interview, about the history of Onell Design, here. PG: So tell me how Outer Space Men came about. MD: I love toys that go all the way back into the 1920s. Anything that was a toy, I was fascinated. The Outer Space Men came out after Major Matt [...]
Real Name: Matt Doughty Specialty: Toymaker Base of Operations: Onell Design History: Onell Design is a small, family run toy company that strives to create an environment filled with creative potential. Building out just a little bit every year, each person involved in the day to day operations does their work with a passion matched [...]
So, Voltron is back and Mattel has the toy rights. Thoughts, opinions, bitterly sarcastic comments regarding the availability and quality control of new toys? Once again, ItsAllTrue.net has taken an idea I had and beat me to the punch. Check out their interview with Mel Birnkrant, inventor of the Outer Space Men. A must-read. And [...]
At the beginning of this month, the famous toy design team the Four Horsemen announced their newest venture: a resurrection of the 1960s alien toy property “The Outer Space Men.” (For a detailed history of the Outer Space Men, check out the list of links at the bottom of the article.) I got in touch [...]