Category Archives: Figurines

Disney’s Rocketeer Action Figures, Ornament, and Dorbz

The Rocketeer is a fictional superhero (as compared to the real ones?) that appeared in comic books originally published by Pacific Comics. Created by writer/artist Dave Stevens, the character first appeared in 1982 and is a homage to the Saturday matinee serial heroes from the 1930’s through the 1950’s. … Continue reading

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WonderGround Gallery Special Edition PARTNERS Statue

One of the first things you will see when you look down Main Street in Disneyland is the famous Partners Statue which stands just in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. You can see my wife and I standing just in … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes Collection plus DVD Sets and More

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” Three guesses as to who spoke this famous quote! Yes, it was Sherlock Holmes. The sleuth created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has endured from the late … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse with Scooter Figurine and Ornament

Back on June 30th of 2013 we were treated to the third episode of the Mickey Mouse cartoons rendered in a new but controversial style. It was called Croissant de Triomphe and featured a plot where Minnie’s CafĂ© runs out … Continue reading

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Funko Pop! Heroes and Villains Figurines

For every good hero there has to be an equally bad villain. But what if the hero isn’t necessarily successful at being heroic? Then the villains don’t really need to be all that bad, do they? The best case-in-point is … Continue reading

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‘Something Wild!’ Card Game of Character Combos

I’ve been collecting a few Funko Pop! figurines but only recently knew that the company also produced a card game called Something Wild! Let’s have a look at the packaging: This game comes in a few variations with each containing … Continue reading

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TIN TOY Short by Pixar – Tinny Collectible Figurines

“Tin Toy” marked the first time a character with lifelike bendable arms and knees, surfaces, and facial components was animated digitally. The challenge was balancing its “cartoony” look with a baby’s real looks. If you’ve seen the Short, I think … Continue reading

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The World of Miss Mindy Lumiere and Cogsworth Figurines

Beauty and the Beast is a classic story that is both loved and criticized. Stockholm Syndrome, anyone? But if you put the critical eye under a patch, you can begin to relax and simply enjoy the interesting characters and touching … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary Splash Mountain Funko Pop! Figures

As of the writing of this post Splash Mountain is due to be replaced by a different themed overlay. A ‘Save Splash Mountain’ initiative has been started but is unlikely to change the outcome. Due to the escalating dislike for … Continue reading

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Cosmo MARVEL Dorbz Vinyl Collectible

Cosmo was one of the first ‘astronauts’ to go into space and orbit the earth. Being a member of the space program of Russia (or the Soviet Union) she would be referred to as a cosmonaut, hence her rather ‘on … Continue reading

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