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I love big Aliens and I cannot lie… the price-tag, not so much (news).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
I love big Aliens and I cannot lie… the price-tag, not so much (news).

If you are a fan of the original Alien movie and the big ugly H.R. Giger-created ultimate killing machine (aka the xenomorph or Internecivus raptus), then how about a life-size model of one for your millionaire pad? Well, if you’ve got a spare $8000 to spend, then have we got the gift for you! This […]

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Star Wars collection? The Guinness World Records say this one is the biggest (video documentary).

May 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Wars collection? The Guinness World Records say this one is the biggest (video documentary).

Ok, so you’ve got a big Star Wars collection, and so have we (along with our Star Trek and anime and comic-books, and …), but who in the world has the largest Star Wars collection? Enter The Guinness World Records to give us the answer … and a 17-minute-long video documentary on said collection. American […]

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She’s a Barbie girl, in a Star Wars world? (toy news).

May 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
She’s a Barbie girl, in a Star Wars world? (toy news).

Mattel are feeling the force – or something – as there are four new Star Wars Barbies available for pre-order and June 2020 release. You can get a Rey Barbie, C-3PO Barbie, Stormtrooper Barbie, and Chewbacca Barbie, for the very reasonable price of $100 each – or $150 for Wookie Barbie. Maybe because skinning a […]

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Martin Bower’s World Of Models by Shaun McClure & Martin Bower (book review).

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Martin Bower’s World Of Models by Shaun McClure & Martin Bower (book review).

I’ve known Martin Bower was involved in model-making from many decades back, enforced when he had a small exhibition in Bristol’s ‘The Forever People’ comicbook shop back in the mid-1980s. Oddly, a couple scale female figures he did then aren’t featured here. This book, ‘Martin Bower’s World Of Models’ goes over his life and how […]

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United States Space Force action figures on the way (news).

April 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
United States Space Force action figures on the way (news).

Luckily for the world, the United States Space Force action figures are now on the way, thanks to the project over at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/amazotoys/united-states-space-force-action-figures meeting – nay, busting – it’s fundraising target with rocket-boosters on (quite literally). The only question remaining is which side will you be on Space Force Blue, Space Force Red, or those […]

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The Art & Making Of Fantasy Miniatures by Jamie Kendall (book review).

January 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Art & Making Of Fantasy Miniatures by Jamie Kendall (book review).

Part of the job of reviewing is picking out books that although I might not know about the subject generally, I do appreciate that some of you out there do and I can learn something about it. I don’t do RPG and have only a passing acquaintance with the associated miniatures that are your playing […]

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Baby Yoda range coming from Hasbro (news).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Baby Yoda range coming from Hasbro (news).

Hasbro has heard your call and is bringing new line of Star Wars products featuring The Child – aka Baby Yoda – from the live-action Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. “We’ve been so enamoured with the conversation and fan reaction surrounding The Mandalorian’s The Child and we know Star Wars fans around the world will be […]

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Imperial Star Destroyer Lego Ultimate Collector set: $699 of Imperial evil?

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Imperial Star Destroyer Lego Ultimate Collector set: $699 of Imperial evil?

Feeling flush after pay day? Then wop $699 large out and purchase this Lego icon of the Galactic Empire – the Devastator. With 4,700 LEGO pieces, this Ultimate Collector Series Imperial Star Destroyer model is more or less as it appeared in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope, including swivelling guns, a […]

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The good news? Lego’s new Stranger Things kit. The Bad? It costs £179!

May 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
The good news? Lego’s new Stranger Things kit. The Bad? It costs £179!

Something strange is happening in Hawkins, Indiana – but this time in LEGO form, with a Stranger Things set made in partnership with Netflix for the Byers’ house and the supernatural world of the Upside Down. The set was unveiled at the LEGO Store Leicester Square, London. Visitors were greeted with the supernatural sight of […]

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Retro Fan #2 Fall 2018 (magazine review).

October 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Retro Fan #2 Fall 2018 (magazine review).

With Elvira on the cover, it can hardly be surprising that the second issue of ‘Retro Fan’ is a Halloween special. Not necessarily all in the USA. A cursory look over ‘Bewitched’, ‘The Addams Family’ and ‘The Munsters’ was pretty much home territory. The UK was much later than the USA for most people to […]

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