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Truckin’ with Thanos: Hot Wheels Character Cars

May 29th, 2018

To truly appreciate the best parts of pop culture, you need to have a deep and patient love for all things stupid. You understand and accept, on some terrible level within yourself, a Power Rangers villain named Cat o’Clock which is a giant, evil cat with a digital clock embedded in its chest and a watchband […]

DC Comics Multiverse Dr. Psycho : How to Celebrate Hate

April 6th, 2018

You won’t find a Captain Nazi action figure in Toys ‘R’ Us, nor will you find a conveniently desk-sized Hate-Monger toy, and the last time you saw a serious Red Skull figure in stores was when Captain America: The First Avenger came out. Characters whose entire gimmick is based on hate make for great comic book […]

You Don’t Know Jack : Kirby Trading Cards

March 2nd, 2018

The miracle that was Jack Kirby is discussed ad nauseam by comic historians both amateur and professional, but that’s the privilege you get when you’re clever enough to convince people that you’re a comic historian and they should pay you for it. It’s true that Kirby had a hand in creating a vast majority of […]

Batman v. Eaglemoss: Batmangled

November 13th, 2017

It didn’t start out this way, but Eaglemoss is creeping steadily towards becoming the Franklin Mint of the nerd collectibles world. Sure, the Franklin Mint might whip out a really sweet Picard as Locutus plate painted by the great Keith Birdsong, but they’ll also release creepy, cherubic porcelain figures of hateful little children that...

From MODOK to MODAM : Paper Heroes

April 10th, 2017

As a giant-headed dork in a robotic Doomsday Chair, MODOK is one weird dude… but without a doubt, his second female counterpart, MODAM, is even stranger. We’ll leave the story of the ill-fated Ms. MODOK for another day. The story of MODAM starts in Avengers West Coast #36¬†when Hank Pym finds a lady who he […]

This Month in Batman: Sketchy Jim Lee

August 6th, 2016

I exist on a plane with only a few other people, and this plane is defined by nothing else other than the truth that there can never be enough Batman collectibles. Of all universal truths that exist in limited universes, it’s a simple one to have, and this microcosm provides a great deal of comfort […]