Archive for August, 2011

Warehouse Crates – Style B

August 31, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Warehouse Crates – Style B

Alright.  I’m calling this Crate Style “B”. It’s slightly more difficult than “A”.  Please read all the directions before starting, and have fun.  (Be careful with the knives and glue guns people.) Tools you will need: Pen or Pencil. Small Ruler. Large Ruler or Straight Edge. Cutting Mat (Scrap Cardboard would work, but I prefer a cutting […]

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Warehouse Crates – Style A

August 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Warehouse Crates – Style A

Alright.  I’m calling this Crate Style “A”. It’s a little easier to build than “B”.  Please read all the directions before starting, and have fun.  (Be careful with the knives and glue guns people.) Tools you will need: Pen or Pencil. Small Ruler. Large Ruler or Straight Edge. Cutting Mat (Scrap Cardboard would work, but […]

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Name That…Doggie

August 30, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Doggie

This dog probably isn’t the first one you are going to think of. Probably.

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Hero Power Captain America

August 29, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Hero Power Captain America

Even as a kid, mismatched scale characters never really appealed to me. I understand the kid appeal of these larger figures, especially with a movie character like Captain America. Thanks to the folks at the Regal Movies on Twitter, I won one this guy through a trivia contest related to the new film. There is […]

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R2-D2 (Star Wars Buddies)

August 27, 2011 | By | Reply More
R2-D2 (Star Wars Buddies)

Who would expect a hard metallic character like R2-D2 to make such a cute plush? Yes, he’s a fan favorite, but I never thought of him as warm and cuddly. And really he’s a pretty well done. There were plenty of ways they could have cheaped out here and didn’t. The only place they did, […]

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Flood Pure Form Stalker

August 26, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Flood Pure Form Stalker

It has become very common place in first person shooter video games to include at least one type of antagonists that are kind of gross and fairly easy to kill individually, but whose strength comes from their numbers, rather than their combat prowess, like zombies, insects or, in the case of the Halo franchise, the alien Flood. In the Halo games, the Flood combines traits from both the Alien series facehuggers with the relentlessness of zombies, depending of their state of evolution.

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Name That…Easiest One Ever

August 25, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Easiest One Ever

Even if you have never held this figure in person, you should have no problem figuring out who this is.

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Low Light (Pursuit of Cobra)

August 24, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Low Light (Pursuit of Cobra)

  Low Light is one of those GI Joe characters I know light about, but is still cool enough to warrant buying. I tend to lean more towards the realistic characters, and every Special Forces and SWAT team has a sniper right? I’m sorry, according to his card he’s a “Night Spotter.” Apparently, night spotters […]

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Name That…Pickle Fork

August 23, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Name That…Pickle Fork

I love action figure accessories that can double as kitchen tools.    

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Apocalypse

August 22, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Apocalypse

Apocalypse is one of those X-Men villains that I never really knew what their deal was at the time I was reading X-Titles semi-regularly. The whole “Survival of the Fittest” angle seemed a bit too ambitious to me, but I reckon it gave plenty of justification for almost anything the writers could come up with.

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Luke Skywalker (Bespin Fatigues)

August 20, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Luke Skywalker (Bespin Fatigues)

  If there is one thing that Star Wars collectors can agree on, it’s the Vintage Collection has brought us a number of “definitive” versions of classic characters. Including Bespin fatigues Luke Skywalker. I’m not sure why I hadn’t got this review finished before now. This Luke is probably one of the best figures I […]

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Summit City Comic Con Spotlight – Nik Havert

August 19, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Summit City Comic Con Spotlight – Nik Havert

I couldn’t pass up a sales pitch like, “Buy a comic, I’ll write you a haiku” could I? And thus I was lured into a Nik Havert’s world. Okay, maybe it wasn’t quite like that, but close. Nik Havert is the “Big Cheese” at Pickle Press. And actually his table had some interesting art on […]

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Name That..What Part?

August 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Name That..What Part?

What part of the critter is this? Or what critter is it?

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Name That…Sheep Shearer

August 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Name That…Sheep Shearer

This looks like one wicked implement for shaving.

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Skaar (Son of Hulk)

August 15, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Skaar (Son of Hulk)

After the events of the World War Hulk comics series, there were a few loose ends to the storyline left o be resolved back in the regular continuity of the titles involved. One of such loose end revolves around the Hulk’s son, Skaar.

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Mace Windu

August 13, 2011 | By | Reply More
Mace Windu

I am not a big Mace Windu fan. I never gave too much importance to his appearance in Episode I, since it was little more than a cameo, but even though he had a more active role during Episode II, I actually resented somewhat his involvement in Jango Fett’s death.

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ODST Soldier Buck

August 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
ODST Soldier Buck

One thing you’ll notice from the early series of the Halo figures made by McFarlane toys, is that the bulk of them is comprised of Spartan variants, mixed in with a few of the more representative Covenant warriors.

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Name that…Bad Hair Day

August 11, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Name that…Bad Hair Day

This character looks like they are having a bad hair day. Wish I had that problem.  

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Beachhead (Pursuit of Cobra)

August 10, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Beachhead (Pursuit of Cobra)

I’ve actually seen Beachhead turn up in few different places lately. Continuing the trend of masked characters I couldn’t resist picking him up. I debated, though, since at first glance his blister seems a little less full than my normal GI Joe purchases. Beachhead is an Army Ranger character for the Joes and in general […]

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Name That…Pack

August 9, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Pack

I’d rate this one as hard. I’m not sure how many folks bought this figure.  

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