TMNT’s big family portrait by sir_winger Submit your Flickr photos to Poe Ghostal’s Pic of the Day!
Well, now that Mattel’s shown off its stuff, let’s have a look at the Playmates panel! -To start with, Bebop and Rocksteady are coming some time in the Fall. Probably Winter, but they haven’t been cancelled! -And Series 3 of the Classics? Movie turtles. Not Shredder, Splinter, or anybody else. Turtle variants. Well, at least […]
NOTE: Our dog Alfie (i.e., Alfred, as in Pennyworth) chewed the red plastic “laser blast” missile just moments after I opened this figure, hence its appearance in the photos. It’s supposed to be smooth. –PG [Click any photo for a larger version.] A very common trope in pretty much any adventure or action franchise is […]
So Toy Fair starts today – well, officially it starts tomorrow, but there are two major events today: the Hasbro event, which is going on as I write this, and the Four Horsemen’s Toypocalypse party tonight, which will unveil their Glyos-based Power Lords toys. Anyway, I thought I’d run through a breakdown of the toy lines […]
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One thing that has made it increasingly difficult for me to write reviews these days is that I’m often reviewing a character I’ve reviewed before. For me, the appeal of a review is often discussing the history of the character or the franchise, my own childhood memories and so forth. I’ve already covered all that […]
I took this shot while working on a review of the Leonardo Classic Collection & Nickelodeon TV figures, but the main reason for taking it was to participate in this week’s assignment for CoolandCollected’s League of Extraordinary Bloggers. You can see C&C’s own entry here, as well as a list of links to other entries […]
I suppose I should comment on the Teenage Alien Ninja Turtles controversy, which has had a ridiculous amount of media coverage, with articles appearing in major newspapers and parody videos popping up on Conan. I was a HUGE Turtles fan from 1989-1991, so I feel on fairly solid ground in expressing an opinion.