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)
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
I just need to know where to get one! This would step up my cosplay game ten fold. No, but seriously this is pretty neat. Probably expensive for the time, but it seems well worth it. I would have wanted to wear mine everywhere.
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
Mighty Jabba the Hutt is lost without his pet! Previously released for the 1983 Jabba the Hutt Kenner playset (sold separately), fans can enjoy a bit of nostalgia with this Salacious Crumb Action Figure. Each original figure is sealed in factory bags and comes from the original production of the Kenner playset. Grab yours… Continue reading Star Wars Salacious Crumb Vintage Kenner Action Figure
I loved these ads when I was a kid. Although I never actually purchased any of these sets, I did love the idea of so many pieces in each set. My Father told me that he once saved up and ordered some of the same set when he was a boy and they… Continue reading 100 Pieces Toy Soldiers: Tiny Blasts from the Past.
I had this set back in the day and I still have the fondest memories of it. The belt, gun & communicator were pretty standard and can be found molded in different colors on several Batman sets and others. The winners of this set were the Raideen bird missile shuriken, the Dragun battle-ax and the… Continue reading Shogun Warriors Utility Belt