Monthly Archives: September 2014

Hot Toys | Thor: The Dark World | Loki

I was stupid and passed on the Avengers Loki figure. I thought it looked nice and as much as I enjoyed the movie, I didn't think I would be collecting the Avengers figures. But then I got Iron Man and Thor, and suddenly it just seemed strange not to have the rest of the gang, including the antagonist Loki. Once Hot Toys announced they were producing figures for the second Thor movie, I figured I had to get my order in. Continue Reading

Mattel | MOTU Classics | Skeletor

It's the Overlord of Evil and He-Man's arch-nemesis. He was sinister but cool and is right up there with the likes of Megatron and Cobra Commander. He always lost, but he should be commended for his undying effort in trying to take over Castle Grayskull. So it was with great excitement to see how the Classics version of Skeletor would turn out. Continue Reading

Custom: Batman Begins | Ra’s Al Ghul

Sometimes it's better to be late to the dance. Most Batman and 1/6 scale fans had already created their own custom Ra's Al Ghul. Some where fantastic while others made me scratch my head. It's blatantly clear that it starts with a good head sculpt and if that's not up to snuff, it's almost futile to try. But if you wait long enough, you may just find what you were looking for. Continue Reading

Hasbro | Star Wars Black 6″ | Anakin Skywalker

I will admit I was not initially on-board when Hasbro announced their plans to release 6" Star Wars action figures. Yes, the market demanded it, but I had spent a lot of time and effort invested in the smaller scale that I really did not want to start all over again. When samples were revealed at shows, I still hesitated. When websites reviewed them, I still hesitated. Even when I saw a few of them at the store, I abstained. Continue Reading