Calvin lives in a cave in the high Tundra where he splits his time between blogging, monitoring the nepharious schemes of the Cephalopod Menance, and praising the beauty in all the things designed around him, be they made of skin and bones or PVC. How did your collection start? What was the first item in [...]
If you have a pop culture fan in your life, don’t give them a Snuggie or a ShamWOW for Christmas. Give them something they really want, something they will be glad to put on their shelf of action figures or comic book goodies. Here are some ideas for gifts that would surely be well-received on [...]
There are a wide variety of hobbies that people take up to fill their spare time. Hobbies can range from activities such as knitting or drawing to rebuilding computers and cars. One broad hobby that encompasses many walks of life is collecting. It is such a broad hobby because collections can be comprised of almost [...]
Back in 2001, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Watchmen graphic novel, a series of action figures was almost introduced to market. A few of the prototypes were showcased at toy and comic conventions, but the figures were never mass produced. Well, your wait is finally over. DC Direct has announced their initial Watchmen [...]
A nice selection of vintage tin toys. Robots! Even though they were reproductions, they were still fun to see. Lots of Star Wars stuff. Of course, it wouldn’t be a toy show without it.
I take the kids to this show every time it comes to town. This show wasn’t as good as previous ones, but there were some fun things to see. I have always dreamed of having a vast model train layout in the basement but the hobby is just too expensive. The pre-built display above [...]