Demolition Man 1993 Action Figure Line
Hopefully everyone has seen the 1993 Sylvester Stallone film Demolition Man and enjoyed it thoroughly. Some may not know of the action figure line that was released to coincide with the film. This line is not an expensive line to complete and is small enough that tracking all of them down will not take a lot of time. It also had the luxury of being able to re-use the molds from the New Adventures of He-Man figures within its own line. read more
WCW Galoob Action Figures & the UK Exclusives
When it comes to the crazy world of professional wrestling there will always be action figures of your favourite spandex clad hero or villain. Action figures based on wrestlers date back to the early 80's with Remco's AWA line and WWF's LJN lines by the mid 80's. In 1990 World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in conjunction with the Galoob toy company released the first series of their figures to the world. read more
In Search of the Holy Grail of Hulk
Watching Saturday morning cartoons I came across a commercial that showed a brand new toy line out in stores by Mego Corp, the "Elastic" Superheroes! I can remember kids on the tube stretching Superman, Batman, Spider-man, Plastic man and my favorite superhero of all…the Hulk! I remembered my Stretch Monster from a few years earlier and thought, WOW!! A stretch Hulk now exists?? My mother decided to make a pit stop at the CVS down the street. As I walked in with her, I looked up and there it was, the Mego Elastic Hulk, an entire row of them for 12.99 each!! read more
Action Figures Through the Years - Is Bigger Really Better?
Action figures have always been in the spotlight when it comes to toy collecting, and since the late 1970s there have been many transformations along the way, the detail, the packaging, and of course the size, from the popular 3 ¾" figure with Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica and Buck Rogers to the more modern 7" figure including Star Trek and the new Indiana Jones, but is BIGGER REALLY BETTER? No figures had such "collectability" as Star Wars, we could write a complete book on them alone, so instead lets take a look at the less known lines of 3 ¾ figures that started in the late 70s. read more
Remco - Knock Offs Done Right!
Remco was best known for their AWA All Star Wrestlers, Crystar, Karate Kid, Mantech and Universal Monsters action figure lines, but throughout the 1980s had released many other action figure lines not as widely known, which are becoming more popular with collectors today. One thing that Remco did very well was take advantage of the GI Joe and Masters of the Universe action figure craze of the early 1980s by coming up with similar figure lines that could be integrated with them. read more
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