Archive for March, 2013

Name That…Jeanie

Name That…Jeanie

In addition to “Price is Right”, one of my favorite shows to watch when I was sick as a kid was “I Dream of Jeanie”.

March 7, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
G.I. Joe Trooper (Retaliation)

G.I. Joe Trooper (Retaliation)

Well, after last year’s delay of the upcoming G.I. Joe: Retaliation movie, it seems that Hasbro action figures are finally hitting the pegs where I live.

March 6, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Name That…Faux Paneling

Name That…Faux Paneling

Everybody back in the day had a faux paneling rec room in the basement. (It is not GI Joe.)

March 5, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Batman (Mego Pocket Heroes)

Batman (Mego Pocket Heroes)

The Mego Pocket Heroes lines is one of those things in action figure history that you have to wonder about. It mixed DC and Marvel characters in the same 3.75″ scale. Why didn’t this line continue longer? So based on the lighter blue colors and shorter cape, this guy always reminded me of the Super […]

March 4, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The AFB Podcast Episode 54: Vintage Toy Restoration with Flag Points’ Dave and Infinite Hollywood’s Netwon Gimmick!

The AFB Podcast Episode 54: Vintage Toy Restoration with Flag Points’ Dave and Infinite Hollywood’s Netwon Gimmick!

Episode FIFTY-FOUR of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


The AFB Podcast is a weekly look at action figures, statues and other collectibles from the worlds of comic books and pop culture.

This episode John is left to run the fort alone, and he calls in his friends Dave from the Flag Points Podcast and Newton Gimmick from Infinite Hollywood to discuss Vintage Toy Restoration!

If you can’t use iTunes, you can download Episode Fifty-Four here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Many thanks to Dave and Newton for giving their time to help us out!

Happy listening!


March 3, 2013 | By More
Legends of the West Horse

Legends of the West Horse

Well you can’t have a line of Western figures and not have horses. And Legends of the West had a couple of different horses. The basic one came with a molded saddle as a companion to the single carded figures. The horse has a  pretty good look. If anything, the horse might be better sculpted […]

March 1, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More