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Friday, August 30, 2013

James Spader In The Avengers: Age of Ultron

The fifty-three year old actor will be playing Ultron in the Avengers sequel but it is not known yet if he will just be voicing the character or actually appearing in it. I'm not a big fan of Ultron but I have been a fan of James Spader since he appeared in the tv series, Boston Legal. He is returning to tv this fall in NBC's The Blacklist.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

T-shirt Thursday: Aquaman New 52 #1 Cover T-shirt

Labor Day Weekend starts tomorrow and is the final chance for many people to have fun at their local pools or travel to amusement parks with water rides. SuperHeroStuff now has this cool Aquaman New 52 #1 cover t-shirt (they are also offering over 200+ discounted t-shirts and hats so check them out):

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Unknown Batman Action Figure Identified

After doing a lot of searching online, I finally identified the unknown Batman action figure that I recently bought at the local thrift store. Thanks to Figure Realm, I found out that he's a Batman (Light Suite) action figure from the 2005 Batman Begins Deluxe line. Unfortunely, mine is missing the orange winged cape part.
Lightsuit Batman action figure found at Figure Realm
Loose Lightsuit Batman action figure

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Thrift Store Finds: Action Figures And T-shirt

I hit the jackpot at one of the local thrift stores this morning. After weeks of not finding anything worthwhile, I found four action figures and a t-shirt. The action figures were each fifty cents.

First up is the Gorilla Grodd figure from McDonald's Brave & Bold Happy Meal from a few years ago:
Front of Gorilla Grodd from McDonald's Brave & Bold Happy Meal
Back of Gorilla Grodd from McDonald's Brave & Bold Happy Meal
Next up is the Playskool Iron Man figure from 2010 (I will admit that I missed up and didn't get the car that he was supposed to go with because it didn't look like they belonged together and they were not packaged together):
Front of Playskool 2010 Iron Man
Back of Playskool 2010 Iron Man
There was also a Spider-Man suction cup figure from McDonald's Happy Meal in 2009 (his head and arms at the shoulders do turn):
Front of Spider-Man suction cup figure from McDonald's Happy Meal
Batman of Spider-Man suction cup figure from McDonald's Happy Meal
I have no clue as to this odd Batman action figure with the orange bat symbol on his chest other than in was made in China and the orange extensions on the removable back pack lights up (I had to clean the batteries for it to work):
Unknown Batman action figure with orange light up back extensions
Finally, I scored a XXL Batman: Arkham City t-shirt for three dollars. Here is a picture snapped with my crummy digital camera:
Batman: Arkham City t-shirt found at thrift store
This is what the image is supposed to look like:
Batman: Arkham City t-shirt

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Breaking News: Ben Affleck Is Batman

Well, I didn't see this coming: Ben Affleck is Superman/Batman's Dark Knight.

T-Shirt Thursday: New Flash T-shirt At SuperHeroStuff

SuperHeroStuff has a new Flash t-shirt that has an image on the front and back. The Scarlet Speedster appears to vibrating through you. The t-shirt comes six different sizes from small to xxxlarge.

Here's the front:
Front of new Flash t-shirt at SuperHeroStuff
Here's the back:
Back of new Flash t-shirt at SuperHeroStuff
You can purchase the new Flash tee at SuperHeroStuff here.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Women Wednesday: Elvira And McKenzie Westmore On Face Off

According to the Mistress of the Dark's Official Facebook page, Elvira will be appearing on the September 24's episode of Face Off. Here she is with the SyFy tv show's host, McKenzie Westmore:
Elvira and McKenzie Westmore on Face Off
But stay tune to SyFy that night to catch Cassandra Peterson appearing on Fangasm.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Superman Unchained #3 Covers

Here are the nine covers for Superman Unchained hitting the newsstands tomorrow:

Sunday, August 18, 2013

The Batcopters

Sorry about the lack of posts but I have not been getting much in the way of comics, action figures, toys or other related items lately. However, I did find an unexpected item that I just had to have since the price was right. I found a Hot Wheels HW Imagination #64 Batcopter for ninety-seven cents at the local Walmart's this morning.

Here is a picture of what it looks like when someone has a decent camera:
Hot Wheels HW Imagination #64 Batcopter
Here is a picture that I took with my inferior camera:
My Hot Wheels Batcopter 2013
Yeah, big difference in quality. Anyway, I notice something odd about the Batcopter artwork and the actual toy: the canopy and wings are different colors. The artwork shows them as purple while the toy has them blue.

I dragged my only other Batcopter out of storage. I actually had a Corgi Junior 1978 Batcopter like the one below when I was a kid of thirteen.

Here is what it looked like when it was new and still in the package:
Corgi Junior 1978 Batcopter
Unfortunately, I broke my Corgi Junior 1978 Batcopter out of the package and actually played with it so the half of the back blade is missing.

Here are my two Batcopters together:
Corgi Junior 1978 Batcopter meets Hot Wheels 2013 Batcopter
I will have to say that the Corgi Junior 1978 Batcopter is still my favorite because of the Batman logo on it plus the black and red coloring.

Thursday, August 08, 2013

T-shirt Thursday: Free Back To School Shirt

SuperHeroStuff is offering a Back to School Free Shirt with orders of $55 or more. Just use the following code: ALPHA55 when checking out. They have over 150 t-shirts for men, women and kids with characters from DC Comics, Marvel Comics, independent comics, tv, movies and even cartoons.
Back to School Free Shirt offer at SuperHeroStuff!
Clcik here to check out Back to School Free Shirt offer at SuperHeroStuff!

Sunday, August 04, 2013