Strange Times & Places: Transformers Vs. G. I. Joe

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today we’re keeping up the Hasbro Universe theme from last week by reading Transformers Vs. G. I. Joe #1-13 by John Barber and Tom Scioli. Buckle up, it’s a thrill ride and spoilers will abound. How’s It Different? It’s a Royale With Cheese, blending various … [Read more...]

1 out of 5 – Would Recommend: Sgt. Savage & His Screaming Eagles

Welcome back to 1 out of 5 – Would Recommend, where lately I’ve been really into IDW’s Hasbro Heroes Universe. I’ve been fascinated by the way it uses the metaphorical whole buffalo, and as a result we’re watching 1994’s Sgt. Savage & His Screaming Eagles today! What’s The Plot? Back in 1944, Sargent Robert … [Read more...]

Scripting Errors: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Welcome back to Scripting Errors, where we look at movies that might have been! Today, we’re reading a September 2005 draft of the film that would eventually become G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. We’ll see that even though the final film got a mixed reception, it could have been a bit worse. Since I couldn't find any … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Doom Link

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today we’re looking at a one-shot exclusively available with a toy. The cover designates it Superman: The Man of Steel Co-Starring Batman #1, but it is better known by the name in its indicia – Doom Link! How’s It Different? It’s a Royale with Cheese, where a lot … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1977 Batman String Puppet

Howdy partners!  It's once again time for a new Fabulous Find, and this week I've had to go to the research books and internet, as I do not actually own this collectible.  And what is this collectible I'm referring to?  Well, it's from Madison Limited and DC Comics, and it is the Batman Super-Heroes String Puppet.  It … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1967 Marx Marvel Scooters

Friday has arrived in all it's glory and once again my mind turns to comic book related collectibles.  For this week's Fabulous Find, I've brought to light, for your edification and delight, the 1967 Marx Marvel Scooters.  Right up front let me state that I do not, I repeat, I do not, actually own one of these … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Twisted ToyFare Theatre Vol 1

Greetings all, it's time for a new Fabulous Find.  And this week I thought I'd bring to light something a little newer than I usually feature.  So from 2003, I bring you ... Twisted ToyFare Theatre Volume 1, published by Gareb Shamus Enterprises, Inc., doing business as, Wizard Entertainment.  Yep, that's right, … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Rom # 1

Thanks for checking back in.  This week it's time for a new RETRO REVIEW, featuring a Marvel Comics book.  Drum roll please ... From 1979, it's Rom # 1, or if you prefer, Rom Spaceknight # 1, cover dated December 1979.  Before I get to the actual comic itself, maybe I should share a little backstory about Rom. Rom … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1988 DC – Burger King Superhero Cups

Greetings fellow comic book and collectibles fans.  This week I thought I'd focus on a Fabulous Find from a 1988 joint effort between DC Comics and Burger King!  Yes indeed, it's the fabulous superhero cup holders that you could purchase when buying a meal at Burger King fast food restaurants back in 1988. When you … [Read more...]

Warner Brothers & DC Comics Mash-Up

It's Friday, so it must be time for another Fabulous Find!  This week I've pulled out some small plastic figures that were only available from your local McDonalds' restaurants.  Yep, this beauties were the happy meal toys from back in 1991.  They feature Warner Brother cartoon characters with snap on super-hero … [Read more...]

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