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Still Looking for Your Very Own Groot?


Were you one of the millions of people who loved James Gunn’s summer blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy, and left the theater kind of wishing that you had your own Groot to pal around with? You’re not alone: My wife and I were also taken with Galaxy’s  sweet-natured giant with big black eyes and innocent [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Here’s My Favorite Geeky Collectible: What’s Yours?


You see this? It’s one of the original ALIEN action figures released by toy manufacturer Kenner in 1979. It’s something else, too: It’s my PRECIOUSSSS.
These things are very hard to come by, because they were only available for sale for an extremely short time. As it turns out, kids didn’t want a  13-inch, chrome-fanged, [...]

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Star Wars

SDCC 2014: New ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Action Figures And More


One of the coolest things about San Diego Comic Con is getting an early look at all of the neat toys and collectibles coming down the pipes, like these Star Wars Rebels action figures! We’re still a few months out from the series premiere, but the folks at Hasbro already have a lion’s share of [...]

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Star Wars

Check Out This Fan’s Unbelievable ‘Star Wars’ Collectible Photos!


IMG_9014Way back in the ancient days when sabertooth jam boxes roamed the earth and the mighty Cave VCRs demanded sacrifices of VHS tapes from primitive suburban cave men, I wanted a video camera more than anything else on earth. I begged and begged for one, and God love ‘em, one Christmas my parents jacked up the Sears credit card to the limit and bought one. It was unbelievably huge, and entirely primitive. I wasn’t allowed to take it outside, so I contented myself with what projects I could muster within our wood paneled and shag-carpeted den. Naturally, I filmed my Star Wars figures.

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Here’s Your Remote Control Flying, Fire-Breathing Dragon


fire-breathing-dragon-2Forget the jet pack: The future is here and it brought a dragon! Who wants one? Only $60K!

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Meet the Universal Monster Nine Inch Scale Creature from the Black Lagoon


creaturehiAction figures are addictive, I’ve learned.I’ve been buying a lot of toys collectibles lately. It all started with the “Breaking Bad” Walter White action figure I bought on impulse while my wife was shoe-shopping several weeks ago. From there, it was just a hop, skip and a jump to purchasing all of the first wave of the “Star Wars” Black Series Six Inch Action Figures. I mean, my love for “Star Wars” predates my “Breaking Bad” fixation by several decades, and if I’ve got love enough for Walter White to purchase his likeness then it’s a slap in the face not to pay homage to Luke, R2-D2 and company in a similar fashion. And tell me that they don’t look freaking awesome hiding out on the shelf above the fireplace.

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Star Wars

Star Wars HoloNet Digest #23: July 10-25, 2013


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from July 10-25, 2013.

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15 Minutes of Fiction…with Fictional Frontiers, featuring Steve Sansweet


Each week on 15 Minutes of Fiction…with Fictional Frontiers, Host Sohaib Awan will highlight the best in genre entertainment.

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15 Minutes of Fiction…with Fictional Frontiers, featuring Michael Crawford


Fictional-Frontiers-LogoThis week, we speak with Michael Crawford, the founder of Captain Toy—the “go to” source for reviews of high and low end genre collectibles—as he reveals the winners of the 2011 Poppies, awarded to the best in collectibles as determined by over 50 industry leaders, toy companies, and professionals.

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Star Wars

Cubicle at the End of the Universe: David Pomerico


I don’t mean to “toy” with your emotions…

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