During the Comic Book Challenge, we discussed the 1980s Event Secret Wars. During the discussion, we started talking about the Secret Wars toyline and the action figures we had when we were younger. I remember having Wolverine and Iron Man. … Continue reading The Toybox Has A Secret
This Memorial Day weekend, let’s take a look back at the Hasbro toyline – G.I. JOE! Since 1964, G.I. Joe has been a part of many children’s childhoods. In the 1980s, I first found out about G.I. Joe thanks to … Continue reading The Toybox Salutes A Real American Hero
Welcome back to the Toybox! I decided to dust this thread off and revive it, instead of it being sent to the archives. Today’s Toybox is dedicated to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I picked up the original Teenage Mutant … Continue reading The Toybox is Running on Turtle Power
There is no copyright infringement meant with this thread. What were the toys you received for the holidays that had a major impact on your childhood? What toys did you have when you were little that you wish you still … Continue reading The Toys That Made You Who You Are
Used to be a time when the entire Kid Year revolved around the Sears Wishbook, which always had page after page of toys that were available through the now defunct department store chain. The Wishbook was released around September, usually … Continue reading The Toybox: The Sears Christmas Wishbook
I have to admit that the day is getting to me, so I figured I’d try to cheer myself up a bit. And what better way to do that than with action figure chit-chat! Anyway, over the years I have … Continue reading The Toybox: Batmen
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