R347 Kotobukiya Marvel Bishoujo SDCC Exclusive Psylocke PVC Statue Review

16 08 2014

Kotobukiya strikes again with another SDCC Exclusive, this time with the classic colored Psylocke as part of their Bishoujo PVC Statue Series. Featuring her classic blue colored uniform, Psylocke is in very ninja-like pose complimented with a custom base, sword, and exclusive pink effect part. Priced at about $75 but chances are you won’t find so cheap on the after market. Happy hunting.

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Adventures in Toy Shopping: Power Up!

9 08 2014

It’s rare I find myself on a Saturday afternoon inside of Toysrus. I never ever find anything descent but for once I lucked out. Spotted the 2nd wave of Power Rangers Super Megaforce 5″ figures. We get some classic Reds from the past. Had to get Zeo Ranger V. Red Wildforce and Red Jungle Fury didn’t look too bad and I love how each figure isn’t reusing too manybody parts, especially in the glove and boots areas. Each of these sell for $9.99.

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Snagged a couple of Marvel Legends Infinite Series Figures. 1st Gamora from the Guardians of the Galaxy movie which includes a Groot Build-A-Figure Part.

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Next the Toysrus exclusive Cyclops with the X-Head design. I was never a Cyclops fan but ever since he killed Charles Xavier in the comics, I somewhat like his new black/red X-Head design. He includes a Build-A-Figure part for a very cool looking Jubilee. Each of these ML figures are $21.99. Ouch.

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R306 Kotobukiya Marvel Bishoujo Psylocke X-Force Ninja PVC Statue Review

11 01 2014

Psylocke returns to the Kotobukiya Bishoujo line with a new sculpt and bigger scale than her first release. Sporting her X-Force Black Ninja attire, Psylocke is dynamically posed out with sword in hand on top of Japanese garden type of base. Made of high quality PVC, this statue is amazingly sculpted and painted. Price at about $65 (Amazon).

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R273 Kotobukiya Marvel Bishoujo Kitty Pryde PVC Statue Review

13 07 2013

One of the X-Men’s most popular characters is Kitty Pryde. A mutant with the ability to become intangible and phase her body through solid material, this spunky mutant has gotten herself in and out of trouble over the years. This PVC statue based off the artwork of Shunya Yamashita has Kitty in anime-style design. With her trust dragon Lockeed, Kitty strikes an energetic pose and is ready to be displayed on any collector’s shelf. Priced at $59.99 (http://www.kotous.com)

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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.





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.

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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:





Adventures in Toy Shopping: Return of Marvel Legends Dark Wolverine (Daken)

12 10 2012

I thought I’d never find this version of Dark Wolverine in stores but I happen to stumble upon the masked version at Target this morning. He sports a much leaner body compared the SDCC X-Force Wolverine which is awesome. Check it out.