Day IX, Halloween Countdown 2016! Resident Evil 2 Claire Redfield and Zombie Cop figures from ToyBiz!

The Resident Evil series was undeniably awesome in the early days, back when the games were still obviously 'survival horror' and not just another generic third person shooter. Though the upcoming 'Resident Evil 7' looks like it might be steering back towards its suspenseful ammo hoarding origins. Whether or not the end result is a …

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Day VII, Halloween Countdown 2016! WereBears plush toys!

The '80s had a pretty substantial  amount of cutesy characters that were designed to be made into toys. Care Bears and My little Pony are probably the most popular but there was a whole bunch of sweet scented, cuddly creatures. The intended market for these toys were girls, where as boys had toys that were …

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Day VI, Halloween Countdown 2016! Grow Zombies! Just add water!

In life, very occasionally you might happen across something that you just couldn't live without if you didn't buy there and then. This happened when I stumbled across this.     I had something similar when I was a kid, it was an alien in an egg that you chucked in a jar of water …

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Day V, Halloween Countdown 2016! Ghostbusters candy! So much Ghostbusters candy…

There is hella lotta Ghostbusters themed candy out this year. Probably because of the new movie out but I can't remember a time where a movie has seemed to focus so much  on candy in the way of merchandise. I remember Star Wars episode I had everything to promote it. Star Wars chocolate, bubble bath, …

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Superhero Saturdays! Marvel Superheroes ‘Quick Change Armor’ Iron Man, 1990!

1990. What a year it was! I don't remember too much of it as I was busy being a new born baby. But I'm sure it was fantastic. Being  a new born baby, I missed out on a lot of the good shit that was on the shelves in toy shops back then. I also …

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Attic finds! My Little Pony toys and Littlefoot hand puppet!

A little while ago my girlfriend went up into the attic to have a rummage around for some documents. She came back down with a bag full of toys which was exciting and unexpected and it made me make a mental note to check my parents attic when I am next in England visiting them, …

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Vintage Star Wars! The first 12 Kenner figures from 1978!

Not very long ago and not terribly far away, Star Wars wasn't the massive iconic juggernaut that it is today. You can visit any toy shop in this day and age and you'll probably find Star Wars toys somewhere on the shelves, even for upcoming Star Wars movies that aren't due out for months. But …

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