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An early offering from McFarlane.
An early offering from McFarlane.
An early offering from McFarlane.

In my review of DC Collectibles Injustice: Gods Among Us Batman versus the Joker two pack last week, I mentioned that the artist, Robert Lynders, was listed on the side of the box, and how I thought that every action figure scu...

 
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Hahahahaha!

“My father was a scientist. He invented the strongest adhesive in the world during World War II. He wasn’t really a bad guy, and we’d still be living off the patents, peacefully, if Captain America hadn’t clobbered a bucket ont...

 
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Hasbro G.I. Joe Flash Identifying Figures 002
Hasbro G.I. Joe Flash Identifying Figures 002
Hasbro G.I. Joe Flash Identifying Figures 002

Two weeks ago, I found something amazing. In Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts, two blocks from the Davis T stop is Comicazi. As I walked in, I could immediately tell it wasn’t a run of the mill comic book store by the un...

 
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figuremodelkit_sprukit_parts
figuremodelkit_sprukit_parts

I was never into builder toys. I enjoyed both the play and storytelling possibilities of action figures. They offered compelling characters and enough framework to build on the mythologies of superheroes, mutant ninja creatures...

 
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Better Figure Photos Lightbox 001
Better Figure Photos Lightbox 001
Better Figure Photos Lightbox 001

Anyone who’s followed this column from its humble beginnings to its equally humble present has likely noticed a stark improvement in the quality of my photographs. I’m still by no means a photographer, but this week I thought I...

 
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Comicbook! App
Comicbook! App
Comicbook! App

This week, I’m going to start with a confession: I have no idea how to work Photoshop. I’m not even sure that “work” is the right verb. My lack of technical prowess has limited the way I’ve posed and photographed my action figu...

 
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Now imagine Todd McFarlane's take on this.
Now imagine Todd McFarlane's take on this.
Now imagine Todd McFarlane's take on this.

Every collector has their dream action figure that for whatever reason won’t get made. Maybe it’s licensing. Maybe it’s because no company thinks that figure will sell. I’m going to throw out six that we don’t have yet, but mig...

 
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My prediction for how two important characters will age.
My prediction for how two important characters will age.
My prediction for how two important characters will age.

I need to start by admitting that I had no idea just how many movies came out in a year when I came up with the idea for this article. I knew it was a lot, but there’s a difference between knowing something like that abstractly...

 
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Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 11.31.57 AM
Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 11.31.57 AM

A couple of days ago I shed some light onto the rise of Hot Toys prices. I don’t know how many of you were able to check it out, but if you collect Hot Toys this should be something that you are keeping an eye on. Luv lef...

 
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NECA Terminator versus Robocop Terminator 002
NECA Terminator versus Robocop Terminator 002
NECA Terminator versus Robocop Terminator 002

Last week I walked into Toys R’ Us not knowing what I wanted, and I saw this Terminator figure: I didn’t have to even look at the bottom of the box to know what company made it. I could tell by the quality of the sculpt and the...