I was at Value Village the other day (a chain thrift store that is full of used clothing, vhs and dvd collections, old lamps and broken toys and electronics). It’s close to my work and I usually pop in on … Continue reading The Toybox: Role Play and Prop Items
Bumblebee being a good movie has made me less embarrassed to admit that I really love Transformers. Michael Bay’s movies somehow managed to make a shitty cartoon from the 80s designed to sell toys seem LESS sophisticated and more of … Continue reading The Toybox: The Transformers Thread
Let’s talk toys again! I thought for sure that someone would take up the mantle of the Toybox once I was buried in a shitstorm of work for several months. I didn’t trust myself to stay on task, and so … Continue reading Toybox: Resurrected from the Dead!
It’s been a while since I posted a Toybox (been busy, you see), but I figured I’d just go ahead and post it while I avoid working this morning (it is Friday after all). The thread is open for any … Continue reading The Toybox: Friday Edition
For me, it was all about the Star Wars: http://rebelscum.com/2018-San-Diego-Comic-Con/2018-san-diego-comic-con-hasbro-star-wars-panel-reveal-images/ I’m really digging the cheapo cardboard Solo environments. I know my five year old son would get a lot of play value out of that kind of thing. And the … Continue reading The Toybox: San Diego Comic Con Edition
Have at it: what have you picked up lately? What are you looking forward to? Any nostalgic favourites that you’d like to hunt down? Continue reading The Toybox: Toy and Action Figure Discussion
No framing topic for today, just talk about toys! But for shits and giggles, here’s my pride and joy of toy collecting…the small and mighty Rocketeer display! The Betty is a custom figure, and I wish the Gee Bee was … Continue reading The Toybox: talk about toys!
The Toybox is an open thread that welcomes chit-chat about any and all topics related to action figure and toy collecting. The monster is the ultimate toy subject. If there is a movie coming out in a genre that allows … Continue reading The Toybox: Monsters vs Monsters
As always, this is an open thread to discuss any and all topics related to action figure and toy collecting, so be sure to have at it. As for my header, one of the best things about being a dad … Continue reading The Toybox: Cardboard Adventures
I’m feeling pretty shitty about being a Star Wars fan right now, in light of the horseshit that Kelly Marie Tran has had to endure by anonymous fuckwits that think it’s totally cool to harass a young woman because she’s … Continue reading The Toybox: Open Action Figure Collecting Discussion
Feel free to discuss anything in the comments below related to your dollies. Me? I came to realize that the best realization of the toyetic potential of Star Wars may have been the Clone Wars series, and its supporting toy … Continue reading The Toybox: Open Action Figure and Toy Discussion
I had another image set to go for the header, but my phone was having a hard time connecting to the Wi Fi, so I’m re-using this one I posted yesterday in the Open Thread. Anyway, I don’t have a … Continue reading The Toybox: Action Figure Discussion!
For those who pay attention to any of my posts, I’ve been on an Alien kick lately. Being on a kick is dangerous for ol’ Glorbes, because I suddenly want to learn/live/breath that thing. I filled in the gaps of … Continue reading The Toybox: The Free-For-All
Maybe you were out with your family on a Saturday drive, and you see a yard sale. Maybe you’re at a flea market, wandering around aimlessly and trying not to bump into all the other weirdos. Or maybe you’re on … Continue reading The Toybox: Greatest Yard Sale and Flea Market Finds
What was the most memorable toy breakage trauma you experienced as either a kid or a adult collector? Also, feel free to discuss ANYTHING related to action figure/man doll/doll collecting. Recent purchases? Items you’re anticipating? Whatever you’d like. This is … Continue reading The Toybox: I Bent My Wookiee
Last week, I went on the hunt for the new Jurassic World Colossal T-Rex toy. At first, I was shocked by the price, and walked away without purchasing it. And yet, by the weekend, I had essentially convinced myself that, … Continue reading The Toybox: How Much Is Too Much for a Collectible?
There are two questions I have for today’s discussion: How do you display your figures or whatever? How would you PREFER to display your toys? Me, because my collection is a “working” collection (my kids play with them), it’s basically … Continue reading The Toybox: Displaying Your Collection
You may decide to discuss this as specifically or as broadly as possible, but as the title suggests, what would you identify as a favourite, infamous, or most interesting pop culture tie-in item that you have ever owned? The exclusion … Continue reading The Toybox: Favourite Pop Culture Tie-In Toys (Non-Star Wars Edition)
Well, I finally found one of my collecting Holy Grails: the Sideshow Indiana Jones figure from Raiders of the Lost Ark. There have been higher end Indy figures and statues released since this figure was available in 2008, but this … Continue reading Action Figure/Toy Collecting: Holy Grails
I had grand plans for this thread. Yesterday morning, I had about 45 minutes to myself. I, a grown man and father of three, was faced with the daunting task of choosing how to spend this treasure of time in … Continue reading Toy Collecting: The Lego Thread!
So, let’s just say you are one of those well adjusted adults that collects action figures. You have a world of choice as to what has been merchandised so that you can spend your hard earned cash on little plastic … Continue reading Action Figure Collecting: Fantasy Toy Lines