Okay, so maybe I resolved to stop buying new toys for the new year, but come on, you know my weakness for Batman! I have stoically avoided these Lego Batman Movie mini figures until today -- that didn't take long. So after 25 blind bags, this is what I got. Not a bad bunch at all -- I love the Batman variants! I could have bought a complete set on eBay for $89, but that … [Read more...] about Resolutions were made to be broken
Dear Santa, I've been a good boy this year... Holy cow! Check out this incredible new pinball machine that Stern Pinball debuted on their Facebook page yesterday. This game celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Adam West and Burt Ward television series in all its fun and colorful campiness with artwork by the insanely talented Christopher Franchi of Metaluna 5 Media. … [Read more...] about New 1966 Batman Pinball machine
If you are a Batman collector, you will certainly appreciate Chaz George's collection of rare Batman memorabilia. Let's take a closer look... How did your collection start? What was the first item in your collection? My collection started over my deep love for Batman. The first item in my collection I recall was the Batman 8" Mego Action Figure as a child growing up in … [Read more...] about Collector Profile: Chaz George’s Rare Batman Toys
The League is back in action after taking a couple of years off, and the first assignment is "Shelfie." If you've lingered around my site for a while, you'll know that I post a LOT of shelfies, and it was actually difficult for me to come up with something new. You've seen a multitude of photos of all my stuff, but you've never seen a video of it before. Behold! True … [Read more...] about Lights! Camera! Batman Shelfie!
They're not just transistor radios, they're "transistorized" radios. Is that a real thing? I have no idea, but it sure sounds way cooler! These guys look like they just walked off of the pages of a comic book, don't they? There's just something about these large hunks of plastic that appeals to me so much. I still need to track down the Superman radio. I wonder if … [Read more...] about R is for Radios
Relax, put the pencil down, I'm not really going to quiz you -- though I did think about it. No, today's challenge set me off on a Quixotic quest for a topic beginning with "Q," the next letter in the Blogging from A-to-Z Challenge. This was no easy task, but eventually I stumbled across this beauty... The Batman Electronic Question and Answer Quizz Machine -- the extra … [Read more...] about Q is for Quiz Time!
We've reached day 4 of the Blogging from A to Z Challenge, and I'm still here, but man, I could use a drink. Fortunately, as I look around me in the cave, I see plenty of cups and glasses to hold the drink of choice. Let's take a closer look at a few examples... This Planet of the Apes cup would have been my favorite cup for watching Saturday morning cartoons back in the … [Read more...] about D is for Drinking
Buying items on eBay is truly a gamble -- is the item going to be as described? Will it even arrive? Lately, my problem has been "how" the item will arrive. Last week, a sad, flimsy box sat crumpled on my doorstep, which was especially bad because I knew what was going to be inside. Here's what greeted me when I opened the box... This framed Batman shadowbox from 1973 … [Read more...] about My eBay streak continues (to be bad)