Kickstarter Plug > Bio-Mechanical Ordnance Gestalts

I don’t collect many Transformers these days, but if I did, I would be all over this Kickstarter project – BMOG – Bio-Mechanical Ordnance Gestalts. They’re essentially robot toys that break down into component parts that can be swapped around. Why not make them, say, Glyos-compatible, you ask? Because the pegs used to attach all […]

Odds ‘n Ends > Power Lord Soldiers Return, Retrobots, Transforming Expectations

The Four Horsemen have put the instant-sellout Power Lords Power Soldiers up for a new, brief pre-order window, to ensure everyone who wants them can get them. You can pre-order the Power Soldier (black) here, and the Elite Power Soldier (white) here. The pre-order ends this Sunday. Bill Murphy sends along information about a charitable […]

LoES > Bootlegs, knockoffs, and third-party products

So, I suggested this week’s topic for The League of Extraordinary Bloggers, “Bootlegs, knockoffs, and third-party products.” My original suggestion was “third-party toys, yay or nay,” and my main reason for even suggesting it was as a way to get me to finally write this editorial that’s been rattling around in my brain for a […]

Interview > Phil Reed’s “Transforming Collections”

As reported earlier here, PGPoA Power Pal and all-around gentleman Phil Reed of Battlegrip.com is running a Kickstarter project for a book on third-party Transformers, Transforming Collections. The deadline for the project’s latest stretch goal is September 30. We sat down with Phil (by which I mean I sent him a few questions via email) to find […]