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

Vintage Collection: Ultraman | ウルトラマン Family Poster Set (circa 1970’s)

   Back in the early 80’s, 1981-ish, I had a friend who let me borrow this awesome poster set while he borrowed a prized comic book of mine. It was a Captain America that I had picked up from 7-11 the week before. It was drawn by one of my favorite artists, John Byrne. Many… Continue reading Vintage Collection: Ultraman | ウルトラマン Family Poster Set (circa 1970’s)

Collecting

Mail Call: G.I. Joe V.A.M.P. (1982)

   This came in the mail today, a Hasbro G.I. Joe V.A.M.P. from 1982. There are a few issues with it, such as the steering wheel is wrong, the guns are pretty beat up and the roll bars are busted in two spots. No worries, I love it.    Clutch, on the other hand is in… Continue reading Mail Call: G.I. Joe V.A.M.P. (1982)

Design

Big Jim’s P.A.C.K. – Dr. Steel

   For a very long time I've wanted to do this design. It is from Jack Kirby's illustration of Dr. Steel from the packing for that classic Mattel toy. Recreating the line art using nothing by shapes was a pain, but it's scalable to any size. As what is virtually the digital inker of the… Continue reading Big Jim’s P.A.C.K. – Dr. Steel

Collecting

Shogun Warriors: Raydeen

   This last week I received one of my childhood toys in the mail. It was the 24" tall Mattel Shogun Warriors Raydeen. The proper spelling, from the animated show, is Raideen and that is how I'll be referring to the figure. I couldn't believe the condition that it was in. There are more than… Continue reading Shogun Warriors: Raydeen