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UPDATED the press and toy work galleries with new images!

Deadpool - Marvel Legends

3 new toy magazine covers & plenty of new Marvel & WWE action figure pics, I even uploaded some cool Pixar holiday ornaments, check out the press and toy work galleries!

playing with myself 005 – TRON Legacy

by Adam Van Wickler

Occasionally I can be quite timely with my ramblings.

For this entry we will be looking at Tron Legacy, the sequel to the 1982 Disney film, released in theaters on December 17th.

While Spin Master is the company behind the mass market toy line, we will also be looking at something pretty cool created exclusively for the film that I was involved with… but lets start with a look a Spin Master’s 12” Impulse Projection Sam Flynn action figure.

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BEST TOY EVER 002 – Bandai Robot Damashii Evangelion 01 Test Type

Welcome back to BEST TOY EVER an intermittent column focusing on toys that I had no part in creating.

This column will be coming to you when the mood strikes me to snap some pictures and type a few words about an awesome new toy that I’ve acquired.

Let me preface this with the honest to gosh truth that these will not be review samples that were sent by a toy company or retailer, but instead a cool toy that I plunked down my own cold hard cash to purchase.

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For our second installment I’ll be conducting a little show and tell that will ignite a unquenchable desire to track down Bandai’s Robot Damashii (or Robot Spirits for the gaijin) Evangelion 01 Test Type action figure.

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UPDATED the custom action figures gallery with my Custom Con 26 entry

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I’ve added images of my Custom Con 26 entry to the custom action figures gallery, click through for a link to the full entry with additional images & some links to past entries.

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UPDATED toy work with new images!

Tron

I’ve updated the toy work gallery with new images of San Diego Comic-Con exclusives & more, including:

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BEST TOY EVER 001 – Square Enix Play Arts Kai Peacewalker Sneaking Suit Snake

Welcome to BEST TOY EVER an intermittent column focusing on toys that I had no part in creating.

This column will be coming to you when the mood strikes me to snap some pictures and type a few words about an awesome new toy that I’ve acquired.

Let me preface this with the honest to gosh truth that these will not be review samples that were sent by a toy company or retailer, but instead a cool toy that I plunked down my own cold hard cash to purchase.

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For our first installment I’ll be attempting to convince you to hunt down the Square Enix Play Arts Kai Peacewalker Sneaking Suit Snake figure.

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UPDATED the galleries with new images!

Iron Man - Hulkbuster

I’ve updated the toy workpress & graphic design galleries with new images, including:

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playing with myself 004 - Simpsons Kinder Eggs

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by Adam Van Wickler

Welcome back to Adam Van Wickler’s longest running column/blog, of which the preceding statement could have applied 2 articles ago for the 2nd edition. Speaking of the 2nd edition, this go around harkens back to our look at Marvel Superhero PEZ in that it also takes a look at the mixture of candy and toys, 2 great tastes that taste great together, especially when that taste is chocolate.

Unlike PEZ though, this installment focuses on some delicious treats that are illegal here in the U.S.A.

If you have never been introduced to Kinder Eggs then you are truly in for a surprise. A Kinder Egg is a hollow chocolate egg comprised of a thin layer of milk chocolate over a thin layer of white chocolate wrapped around a colorful plastic capsule that contains a small toy (some assembly required).

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UPDATED toy work & custom action figures

Ultron

I’ve updated the toy work & custom action figures galleries with the following new pictures..

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playing with myself - 003 Mattel WWE Hornswoggle

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by Adam Van Wickler

Welcome to the 3rd installment of playing with myself. I wanted to shine some light on an ongoing line that we’ve been cranking out that has just started showing up at stores.  Mattel’s WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) action figures, and more specifically, the Hornswoggle action figure appearing in Series 2 of their 2-packs.

With St Patrick’s Day about a month away and just about every other show on TLC focusing on little people I am enthusiastically jumping right onto the bandwagon. Yes, Hornswoggle, the professional wrestler, is a little person. Standing at 4’4” and weighing in at 129 lbs this 23 year old wrestler is a staple on WWE Monday Night RAW.

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