Collecting

Mail Call: Mego Micronauts Andromeda

   Mego Micronauts' Andromeda. Baron Karza's trusted mount. This actually came earlier in the week, but only now do I have some time to photograph and share it. More than the last two Micronauts I shared, this one has been on my want list since 1977. Apart from the box, Andromeda is complete and in… Continue reading Mail Call: Mego Micronauts Andromeda

Collecting

Mail Call… Mego Micronauts

   This week I received some great pieces in the mail. 1977 Mego Micronauts Force Commander and his mount, Oberon. These are pieces that I never owned as a child. They are missing a few parts but I am always down to hunt for bits-n-bobs.    One of my favorite things about these two is… Continue reading Mail Call… Mego Micronauts

Collecting

Q: The greatest Star Wars Knock-Off… EVER? A: Yes.

   This knock-off figure, Femme Stellarii by Suckadelic, is a beautiful example of a mashup. The wonderful packaging is Leia's head, on a Wilma Deering (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century) body, with legs from another source that I cannot identify yet. For the future, it's clearly a Micronaut with a silver metal-vacced Leia head.… Continue reading Q: The greatest Star Wars Knock-Off… EVER? A: Yes.

Design

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Earth Defense Directorate

I wanted to recreate the Earth Defense Directorate armband from 1979's Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. I've alway like the design and how it symbolized unity. Sure it's not very "futuristic" but in the 70's it had a very 80's feel so I'll call that a win.    I may, or may not, turn… Continue reading Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Earth Defense Directorate

Memory Banks

Diener Space Raiders: Classic Robo-Alien & Spaceship Erasers

   Source: Little Weirdos: Mini figures and other monster toys: Diener Space Raiders: classic robo-alien & spaceship erasers    Oh Internet, is there anything that I can remember that you can’t locate? Actually there are a few things, but I was thinking back on an eraser set I had back when I was 10 (1980). Lo and behold… Continue reading Diener Space Raiders: Classic Robo-Alien & Spaceship Erasers