Figure Photo Op – Sand Dunes outside Yuma, AZ

While driving back from San Diego Comic-con, I stopped at the sand dunes just west of Yuma, Arizona.  These dunes made for some fantastic faux-Tatooine photography.  Enjoy!

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New Wal-mart Droid Factory 2 Packs released

It seems that Comic-con opened up the flood gates on new toys.  Spotted the new Wal-Mart Droid Factory 2-packs this morning.  This set of 5 packs will build a Dark…

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Figure of the Day 16 – DJ Domo

DJ Domo Series: Target Exclusive Domo Release Date: 2008 Comments: Domo has his roots as a TV network mascot in Japan, with the western world first becoming aware of the…

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Figure of the Day 15 – He-Man

He-Man Series: Masters of the Universe (2002) Release Date: 2002 Comments:Everything old will be new again, or at least that’s the way it seems in the toy aisle.  Given the…

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Figure of the Day 14 – Graduation Day Buffy Summers

Buffy Summers (Graduation Day) Series: Sideshow Toys’ Buffy the Vampire Slayer Release Date: 2005 Comments: There have been many Buffy figures in many different scales, but Sideshows’ 12″ offerings are…

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Figure of the Day 13 – Robot Heroes Jazz

Jazz Series: Transformers; Robot Heroes Release Date: 2006 Comments: I can’t believe that HASBRO knew that their younger skewing Star Wars line, Galactic Heroes, would ultimately result in similar lines…

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Figure of the Day 12 – Remote Controlled R2-Q5

Remote Controlled R2-Q5 Series: Star Wars; Target Exclusive Release Date: 2009 Comments:  Japan seems to get a lot of cool stuff before the US;  Transformers, Godzilla and remote controlled Astromech…

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Figure of the Day 11 – The Fifth Doctor

The Fifth Doctor Series: Doctor Who; Classics Release Date: 2008 Comments: When Doctor Who relaunched itself with Christopher Eccleston’s season as the Doctor the amount of licensed Who merchandies ballooned. …

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Sideshow Toys 12″ Darth Vader – Quick Pic

See another after the jump!

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Figure of the Day 10 – Batman Heroclix

Batman Series: Heroclix Hypertime Release Date:2002 Comments: It’s a week before my trip to San Diego Comic-con 2009, so I thought while I’m looking ahead to the trip, I should…

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Down Side to Build-A-Droid

While I enjoy extra stuff in the bubble as much as the next guy – what to do with all the extra torsos, arms, heads?  I don’t even think I…

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Figure of the Day 9 – Sideswipe

Sideswipe Series: World’s Smallest Transformers Release Date: 2003 Comments: Sideswipe (or to be technical Lambor) here was in the first wave of Takara’s short lived World’s Smallest Transformers series.  These…

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Figure of the Day 8 – Rebel Fleet Trooper

Rebel Fleet Trooper Series: Star Wars; Power of the Force 2 Release Date: 1997 Comments: What a difference 12 years can make.  In 1997 this figure was huge, never before…

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