Category Archives: Toys

Andy And George Wage War

Erick’s Wonderful Wonderblog has collected a whole series of classic GI Joe comic ads featuring the spoiled brats Andy and George and their toy soldier collection.

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Alan Moore Paperdolls

Get your own creative genius wizard here, courtesy of Mustard Magazine. You can even choose between his daily garb, and the wonderful getup he wore at his wedding. (via Forbidden Planet)

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Comic phone

Retro Thing presents an late 1990’s Sony telephone set, which is supposed to be “comic styled”. Note to self : when talking to “normal” people, “comic styled” basically means, “with gaudy lettering, primary colors, Liehtensteinesque dots and Comic Sans”…

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Credit Crunch !

For the Christmas issue of the Economist, cartoonist Kal has designed a brand new board game, called Credit Crunch.  The aim of the game is to be the last solvent player. In order to achieve this, players try to eliminate the … Continue reading

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Boxpunx Marvel series 2 !

The wonderful Jason Edwards Harlan of Harlancore has just released series two of his delightful Marvel-themed Boxpunx foldables.  This series features the Fantastic Four, the Silver Surfer, Galactus, DareDevil, the Sub-Mariner and Nightcrawler.  They’re very easy to assembly and look … Continue reading

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8 Feet Of Cars

This ad was published on the back of the front cover for Crazy #3 (1954), the Mad clone that was published by Atlas Comics in the early 50’s.  At first glance, I thought it was a parody ad in the … Continue reading

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I believe in Lego

The obxcrew is currently presenting Harvey Dent’s descent into crime as Two-Face in a series of ingenious and at times quite unsettling vignettes.  And all clear surfaces ! (from the Brothers Brick)

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Dr Minifig

Paul Lee made a Watchmen poster with a Dr. Manhattan Minifig.  Which is nice.  Also check out his Flickr set for “making of” pictures and other comics-related Lego goodness. (via The Brothers Brick – Watchmen ™ and © DC Comics; … Continue reading

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Golden Age In Paper

This I like : somebody called Professor Plastik took Chris Ware’s example and has started creating paper model kits for Golden Age Superheroes.  So far, he’s done the Golden Age Flash and Max Fleischer Superman, but judging from his pages, … Continue reading

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The first Vaillante ?

This car is a 1956 Buick Centurion, a concept car as shown on the 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance (Wired article).  If you look at its hood logo, and compare it to this, it’s clear that this is indeed the … Continue reading

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