Monthly Archives: February 2015

Mattel | MOTU Classics | Man-At-Arms

The most memorable cartoon heroes of the 80's always had important characters to support them. Duke always had Scarlett, Optimus Prime had Bumblebee, and He-Man had Man-At-Arms. It was one of the figures I never had as a kid, mainly because I preferred to have the villains, but I always regretted not having him in my collection. Part of it was because the toy didn't quite reflect the character on TV. He had a mustache and the action figure didn't. I guess it was a deal-breaker for me way back when. Continue Reading

McFarlane | NFL Series 34 | Peyton Manning

When it comes to sports, my favorite players are usually the ones that have great class, understanding, and respect for players and the sport they play. For me, those qualities transcend the usual barometers of championships, wins, and statistical superiority. For those reasons, Peyton Manning is my favorite player and I consider him the greatest Quarterback to every play the game. Continue Reading

Mattel | WWE Defining Moments | Hulk Hogan

You know something, brother? Back in the 80's, there was no wrestler more popular than the immortal Hulk Hogan. Love him or hate him, he was the most iconic superstar of professional wrestling that everyone, and I mean everyone, knew who he was. His name alone is as powerful as that of Michael Jordan and Michael Jackson. Finally, Mattel has released an Elite figure of the man. So what'cha gonna do when this figure comes after you?! Continue Reading