Adventures in Toy Shopping: Playmates Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Donatello

12 11 2012

It took me awhile but I finally assembled the entire Turtle team based off the 2012 Nicktoons animated series. Before I go any further, the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series just might be the best cartoon I’ve seen in a very loooooooong time. Picked up Donatello today at Target for $7.99.

With my trusty .005 black Micron pen, I added panel lining to bring out some depth and detail in the figure. Here’s Donnie with the rest of his brothers.





R232 Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Max Action Figure Review

27 10 2012

Young Kaito Toma transforms himself into the hero of light known as Ultraman Max. As part of Bandai’s Ultra-Act action figure series, Max sports a Ultraseven tribute design, scales at 6.5 inches tall with multiple points of articulation for all kinds of dynamic poses. He includes extra hands, Max Spark, Max Spark with Max Cannon effect part, Max Galaxy with remove blade effect part, Max Sword, alternate red chest power source, and alternate back connector piece for a Tamashii Stage. This figure goes for about $40 (Amazon, eBay).





Adventures in Toy Shopping: Playmates Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Leonardo

25 10 2012

I’m 4 episodes into Nick’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon and loving it. Because of this I really wanted to start picking up the action figures for the show. I already own Raphael who is my favorite. Walked into my local Target store and snagged Leonardo.

Playmates Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Leonardo 1

I wondered what the figure would look like with black panel lining. So¬† I grabbed my trustee black .005 Micron pen and gave it a go. Here’s what it looks like:





R18 Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Leo Action Figure Review

15 02 2012

One of the classic Ultraman enters the Ultra-Act line of figures. Here’s Leo!