DC Comics relaunched their universe in 2011 with 52 monthly titles, calling it THE NEW 52. DC Collectibles released 7-inch scale figures based on some of the updated character designs. Here's a look at NEW 52 Batgirl, sculpted by Karen Palinko. Cool packaging and comes with a grappling hook gun. Now for some out-of-the-box pictures. … Continue reading Batgirl “New 52” Action Figure
Mafex put out some exceptional figures based on Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy. Here's the ones I have. Check out the swapable heads with different expressions and the changeable hands for different poses. They come with so many accessories, and some are tiny, such as Scarecrow's lighter, batarangs, joker cards, "I believe in Harvey Dent … Continue reading Batman Mafex Dark Knight Trilogy Figures
Ah, Halloween time. It makes me think of years past, dressing up as characters such as Batman. Here's me on Halloween in the first grade. Okay, fine. I still dress like Batman. Here's me on Halloween, teaching 4th grade: Seeing these pictures makes me realize, wow, I've been a Batman fan for a … Continue reading Batman!
Superman debuted eighty years ago in Action Comics #1 back in 1938, and last April Action Comics #1000 was released. Pretty impressive. I mean, how often does a comic book series hit the 1,000 mark? 80 x 12 is 960 so there must have been times when the series put out more than one issue … Continue reading Superman