If you want to find out about Ghostbusters collectibles, who you gonna call? Matt MacNabb would be my pick. In his new book, Ghostbusters Collectables, MacNabb compiles an exhaustive list of items that were produced in conjunction with the Ghostbuster movies and television shows. I think Dan Ackroyd says it best in the book's Foreword: "Here now, for everyone and especially … [Read more...] about Book Report: Ghostbusters Collectables by Matt MacNabb
Philip Reed must never sleep. By day, he is the CEO of one of the most popular gaming companies out there, Steve Jackson Games, and by night, he is a prolific blogger and writer (oh, and he's also a really nice guy!). His latest book, Action Figure Carrying Cases, hit the streets this week after another successful Kickstarter run at self-publishing, and I have to say that this … [Read more...] about Book Report: “Action Figure Carrying Cases” by Philip Reed
The bargain bin at Barnes & Noble has always been one of my favorite stops. Earlier this week, I picked up this massive collection of modern movie posters. I would say this is a coffee table book, but your table had better have good legs, because this book is HEAVY. Art of the Modern Movie Poster: International Postwar Style and Design is just my style -- tons of … [Read more...] about Book Report — Art of the Modern Movie Poster
The Masters of the Universe toys of the 80's probably had the greatest artwork of any toy line ever, and that's saying something, because there was plenty of amazing packaging art put out in that decade. The Art of he-Man and the Masters of the Universe is the first book to gather all that art into one place, and it's even more impressive when you see it in this manner. I've … [Read more...] about The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Battlegrip's Philip Reed has to be the most caffeinated man on the planet. Every time I turn around, it seems like he has a new book in the works. Universe Expanded: An Unauthorized Guide to Kenner's 1998 Star Wars Action Figures is well on its way to attaining its funding goal, but every little bit helps so head over to Kickstarter to get in on the action. (Photo from … [Read more...] about New book for the Star Wars collector in the works
Just in time for Father's Day comes this excellent new book covering all aspects of masculine merchandise. Mantiques: A Manly Guide to Cool Stuff by Eric Bradley is a "must add" to your bookshelf. Fueled by Testosterone and Attitude Not all men can be butt-kicking and headbusting Liam Neesons, Steve McQueens or Clint Eastwoods, but at least their taste in Mantiques can … [Read more...] about Book Review: Mantiques — A Manly Guide to Cool Stuff
If you haven't backed this project yet on Kickstarter, what are you waiting for?!? This is the fourth installment of the awesome comic magazine produced by Rondal Scott, everyone's favorite Strange Kid. The project is close to getting funded, but it needs your support to tip the scales. There are plenty of funding levels, so there's sure to be one right for you. Check it out! … [Read more...] about Strange Kids Comics Magazine needs your support!
Toy collectors, drop what you're doing and go read the brand new toy magazine, littleplasticmen. Blake Wright is the man behind the curtain, and he has pulled off an excellent publication for us toy collectors. The magazine is filled with articles on toys and action figures, and I especially enjoyed the interview with Anaglyph Sculpture’s Scott Hensey. There are interviews, … [Read more...] about Premiere issue of littleplasticmen is available now!