Super Review Wars DX > Doc Terror and Hacker (Centurions, Kenner) by The Enthusiast

Technology was the defining fetish of the mid-eighties toy culture. Transformers, Go-Bots, Robotech, M.A.S.K., and G.I Joe all explored seemingly endless iterations of the man/machine dynamic. The popularity and ubiquity of these lines inevitably edged out similar, respectable also-rans like Bravestarr, Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors, and Centurions. There was nothing particularly unsound about the […]

Toy Fair Quick Shots > Power Lords & Gothitropolis

At their annual Toypocalypse event on Saturday night, the Four Horsemen unveiled their new Power Lords prototypes. The figures are in a 3¾” scale and feature a mix of regular and Glyos-compatible joints. More photos over at Pixel-Dan.com. The event also featured an appearance by the original designer of the figures, science fiction and fantasy […]

Masters of the Universe The Power of He-Man Video Game

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz5pax1GOU4&h=375&w=500] While reading through the entire run of the 1980s Vigilante comic (don’t ask…), I came across the ad below on a back cover. Now, as I kid my family actually owned an Intellivision, so given my love of He-Man it’s unclear to me why we never owned this particular title. I’ll have to have […]