Superhero Sundays! Lego 76039 Ant-man Final Battle!

Lego has been in my life (and in the feet of anyone I have ever shared a home with)  since I was about four years old. As a brand it has come a long way since the red bucket of bricks I first owned but the basic premise of it has stayed the same despite …

Continue reading Superhero Sundays! Lego 76039 Ant-man Final Battle!

Advertisements

Star Wars Saturdays! The best Secret Santa present ever- Micro Machines double takes Death Star/Tatooine playset!

A few years back now, I signed up for www.starwarsforum.co.uk, a site that focuses primarily on collecting vintage Star Wars memorabilia from the late '70s to the mid '80s. It's an awesome place full of laid back, knowledgeable, funny, friendly people. One of the most exciting things to happen is the Secret Santa which happens in …

Continue reading Star Wars Saturdays! The best Secret Santa present ever- Micro Machines double takes Death Star/Tatooine playset!

The Christmas reveal post 2016!

        Before I write about cheerful fun things, I feel I should acknowledge the sad death of Carrie Fisher.  Initially I was in shock and in disbelief when I was first informed about it. She was a fantastic, witty woman and a strong advocate for mental health. And to so many she …

Continue reading The Christmas reveal post 2016!

Superhero Saturdays! Marvel Superheroes ‘Crushing arm’ Incredible Hulk, 1990!

First off, I should apologise for the lack of really Christmassy content. I am so busy lately that I barely get a chance to sit down and post anything at all lately, let alone making sure it's 'seasonal'. Halloween was okay as I kind of planned for it, but come mid October when Christmas songs …

Continue reading Superhero Saturdays! Marvel Superheroes ‘Crushing arm’ Incredible Hulk, 1990!

Jakks Pacific World of Nintendo- The Legend of Zelda Microland playsets!

There was a point in my life when I was about seven of eight when nothing would have made me happier than owning some Legend of Zelda toys. I often imagined them, what they would look like and what game features could be taken from the games and made into plastic form. I envisioned a …

Continue reading Jakks Pacific World of Nintendo- The Legend of Zelda Microland playsets!

Tomy ‘Pocket Arcade’ Teenage Mutant Ninja (Hero) Turtles wind up handheld games! 1990!

If you were a child in the early '90s and your parents didn't like you enough to buy you a Gameboy or even a Tiger electronics handheld game, you might have been the recipient of one of these.     Powered by a wind up mechanism (kids, look it up, there actually was a time …

Continue reading Tomy ‘Pocket Arcade’ Teenage Mutant Ninja (Hero) Turtles wind up handheld games! 1990!

Kenner toys Terminator 2 ‘Power Arm’ Terminator action figure, 1991!

Walking around a local sci-fi and comic convention recently I came across a blast from the past (or is it future?).     It's the T-800 from Terminator 2! I probably paid a little too much for this toy but it was complete with all of it's accessories, which is quite uncommon for a loose …

Continue reading Kenner toys Terminator 2 ‘Power Arm’ Terminator action figure, 1991!

Day XIII, Halloween Countdown 2016 finale! Boglins hand puppet!

It is finally here! The final post of Halloween Countdown 2016! The 1980s were a busy time for small creature movies. By small, I don't mean small in budget (though many of these films didn't cost much to make) I mean small in size. None of the creatures in these films were going to climb …

Continue reading Day XIII, Halloween Countdown 2016 finale! Boglins hand puppet!

Day XII, Halloween Countdown 2016! Mighty Max Trapped in Skull Mountain! Bluebird toys.

This post is up a little than intended as I was out all day yesterday. But it's here now!   This is honestly the last Mighty Max playset I will be looking at for a while. I am well aware that MM has featured heavily on this blog the last few months, but that's only …

Continue reading Day XII, Halloween Countdown 2016! Mighty Max Trapped in Skull Mountain! Bluebird toys.