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Captain, there’s a remote control wessel in the sky.

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Captain, there’s a remote control wessel in the sky.

Expect the incidence of UFO reports to climb steeply as this Star Trek enthusiast demonstrates his fully functional remote control flying Star ship Enterprise model in the skies. Got to love that.

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Movie Monsters In Scale by Mark C. Glassy (book review).

April 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Movie Monsters In Scale by Mark C. Glassy (book review).

Mark C. Glassy’s book ‘Movie Monsters In Scale’ has a more descriptive sub-title, ‘A Modeler’s Gallery Of Science Fiction And Horror Figures And Dioramas’ which suggests far more than a location. A medical scientist by profession and from the looks of things, we’re also of a similar age, Glassy has the itch and by the […]

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The Hobbit cast get it on with their Lego Minifigs.

December 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Hobbit cast get it on with their Lego Minifigs.

Call this shameless marketing for Lego Minifigs if you will… we’re just a corporate whore at heart, but let’s face it, if Lego made a Minifig of you, wouldn’t you be proud of it? The cast of The Hobbit certainly are!

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World’s largest Star Wars figure collection, currently $8k in online auction.

December 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s largest Star Wars figure collection, currently $8k in online auction.

And I thought I had a large collection of Star Wars figures (only from my youth, you understand… not allowed to fill the house up with them post-marriage). But I was wrong, for, as you can clearly see, Rancho Obi-Wan has put close to 2000 figures up for auction on eBay… currently bumping along at […]

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Space Seed, Kirk vs Khan.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Space Seed, Kirk vs Khan.

If you like your swag classic Trek stylee, here comes a fine-looking Kirk versus Khan set. Here’s the official catalogue blurb for it… A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! It’s an all-new Star Trek action figure line designed especially for collectors, and the newest offering in this series is Captain James […]

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Classic Spock.

August 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Classic Spock.

Our chums over at Hollywood Collectibles are making with a 1:4 scale Spock from the classic Star Trek series to go along with their Kirk in the same range. It’ll be nineteen inches of Trek goodness at around $300 (I know, everything is meant to be free in the Federation, but…). It’s a 750 run […]

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Without Rancor?

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Without Rancor?

Those bods at the 501st Legion are some crafty people. Not content with rocking some awsome Star Wars costumes as a matter of course, they have now embarked on the epic feat of designing a real-size Racor beast for the upcoming Star Wars gig in Orlando. Looks real enough that you might need a light […]

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Makey the makies.

August 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Makey the makies.

Here’s a novel concept, and one that is trail-blazing the way for a slew of such future offerings – a new toy called Makies. Now, if you’re over 30 and in the family way, you no doubt have already been subjected to the pester power of such brands as Build-a-Bear, where you customize a cuddly […]

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Go over to the Lego side.

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Go over to the Lego side.

If you want a Star Wars-themed Lego chess set, then Brandon Griffith is your man. Here’s his mighty effort for Return of the Jedi. Nice one, Brandon.

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