Thursday, October 25, 2018

A Walking Fart Joke

No matter how successful a toy line gets, like almost anything in life, nothing really lasts forever. There are many reasons that toy lines end or get cancelled. Sometimes toy companies get complacent or focus their attention on a newer more lucrative property. Other times, media that the toy line is connected to doesn’t do well. And other times, they try to keep the ball rolling by introducing such outlandish new characters that literally well…..stink.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Disappointing The Phandom

Fandom is a funny thing, especially when pertaining to a major franchise such as Star Wars. When presented with a universe populated by hundreds of unique characters, you really cannot tell exactly which of the of them will “stick” in the hearts of the fans. Sure there are obvious characters like Luke, Leia, Han, Rey & Kylo, you know the main heroes & villains of the story. But every now and then you get other characters who gain their popularity not for doing particularly much in the movies themselves but for something as basic as just looking cool.

Friday, October 5, 2018

The Best of 2018 part 3

And just like that, another three more months have passed and my toy shelf has become home to yet another bunch of new plastic heroes, villains, robots, aliens and everything in between. So here we go with part three of the best of what 2018 has to offer.
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