The Washington, DC area is severely lacking in toy and collectible shows, so when the Timonium show takes place, it's always worth considering. For whatever reason, this show is always around July 4 or Thanksgiving, which makes it hit or miss for me -- family obligations tend to get in the way -- but this past weekend was free and clear, and I made the trek up to northern … [Read more...] about Toy Show Report: Dave Hart Show in Timonium, MD
This awesome little game arrived today. Buy the Rights was a Kickstarter project by Top Hat Sasquatch, Tommy Day, and a few of his friends. This game turned out amazing and I can't wait to play a round or two. … [Read more...] about “Buy the Rights” game has arrived!
This week, the Pop Culture League is talking about blind boxes and mystery packs. Other than the LEGO mini figures and Minecraft blind boxes, I try to avoid blind buys at all costs. Dropping four or five bucks on something blindly is not my kind of collecting. I do enjoy the thrill of the reveal, but that feeling is fleeting at best, unless you are lucky enough to get a rare … [Read more...] about Anyone up for a game of Dice Masters?
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!
I've been looking for an excuse to rearrange the Batman shelves , and this week's challenge from the League of Extraordinary Bloggers was as good a reason as any. The topic was "Blue" and I immediately focused on Batman in his proper attire, the old blue and grey outfit. A lot of these items are from that glorious year of 1966, when Batman ruled the earth, but there are also … [Read more...] about The Blue & the Grey — Batman, that is
Something big arrived in the mail today. No, seriously, this thing is BIG! How cool is that!? The other games on the shelf are jealous of this game -- all board games should come in packaging as beautiful as this. Straight from the creative geniuses over at Funko, comes this fun new board game for kids (and kids at heart). The Batman vs. Joker Throwdown game comes … [Read more...] about Funko Throwdown Battle Game — with Batman!