Work deadlines are hitting hard at the moment, so this week’s post will have to be a quickie.
Continue reading Finn 4.5″ vinyl toy from Titans/Cartoon Network
In the mid-1960’s bubblegum giant Topps attempted to capitalise on the popularity of superhero comics with a range of gifts that would feature humorous parodies of some of the industry’s most popular characters. But rather than cashing-in on the new boom in superhero comics they instead learned an expensive lesson in legal due diligence.
Continue reading Topps Krazy Little Comics (1967)
Daredevil Portfolio by John Romita, Jr (1991)
Released by French publisher Editions Deesse in 1991 this black and white portfolio featured Marvel Comics’ blind superhero Daredevil, interpreted by celebrated artist John Romita, JR.
Continue reading Daredevil Portfolio by John Romita, Jr (1991)
Here is the final batch of Trading Cards featuring Bernie Wrightson’s Frankenstein illustrations.
Continue reading Bernie Wrightson’s Frankenstein Trading Cards #31–45 (1993)
Released – or should I say unleashed – by Kidrobot in July 2013 this six and a half inch vinyl figure features a pallid and gruesome Zombie Bart Simpson. Now he truly is a little monster. Continue reading Kidrobot’s Zombie Bart
Released by Kidrobot to coincide with the 500th episode of The Simpsons this six-inch vinyl toy celebrates the show’s creator Matt Groening. Continue reading Kidrobot’s Matt Groening
Kidrobot have been releasing vinyl toys based on characters from The Simpsons for over six years now, in both three-inch (sold in blind boxes) and limited edition six-inch versions. Their choice of which character receives the oversized treatment has always been a little eccentric (their Homer Buddha for example) but Day of the Dead Homer surely takes the biscuit, or churro if you’d prefer. Continue reading Kidrobot’s Day of the Dead Homer