Last week, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers was asked to write about bootlegs, knock-offs, and third-party products, and we pretty much touched upon all the bases... The Nerd Nook Rediscover the 80's Poe Ghostal Tupa's Treasure Goodwill Hunting 4 Geeks Diary of a Dorkette Cool & Collected pt.1, pt. 2, pt. 3 Neato Coolville Pop Rewind Dork … [Read more...] about The League has spoken: Knock it off!
Here's a recent addition I made to the collection after visiting a toy show earlier this summer. This is a large, 12" plastic, blow-molded figure from Mexico. The head is reminiscent of an old Mego figure, but the rest of the figure is in a world by itself. I bought this for $10 from a vendor who had a box full of them along with some Superman figures. The fact that I … [Read more...] about Bootleg Batman action figure toy from Mexico
When Todd Sheffer of Hake's Americana & Collectibles saw that the League was talking about bootleg, knock-off, and third-party toys this week, he offered to share some of the items in their current inventory. (Can you imagine working in a place that just has boxes of this sort of thing laying around? Think about that for a while -- Todd, you are living the dream!) There … [Read more...] about Bootleg Spider-Man and Batman toys
This week's assignment for the League of Extraordinary Bloggers was an idea sent in by Poe Ghostal. Poe originally wanted the topic to be "third party toys, yay or nay," but I thought it would be fun to open it up even further, so here goes... – Bootlegs, knockoffs, and third-party products. – REMEMBER!: The League is always open to new members! Got a blog? Write a … [Read more...] about This week’s assignment from the League: Knock it off!
I've been a fan of the FX network's Sons of Anarchy since the first episode. Who would have thought a show about a biker gang would be relevant outside of the 70's, but due to the show's intriguing storylines and characters, it kept me coming back for more. This season, it seems like the writers may have run out of ideas and the quaint little town of Charming has a higher (and … [Read more...] about When Jax and Clay jumped the shark