Archive for the toys Category

02.23.2010

New Blue Devil Action Figure

Mattel’s DC Universe Classics line has a new Blue Devil action figure coming our way this spring!  Check it out below. This figure is part of DC Universe Classics wave 13 and will be available this spring or summer at Wal-Mart. If you’re a long time reader of ONCE UPON A GEEK, then you know […]

11.18.2009

Star Wars Toys from Kenner Advertisement (1979)

Check out this advertisement for Star Wars toys available from Kenner.  This ad appeared in comic books in late 1979.  I owned nearly all of these toys.  The only item on this page I didn’t own was the Imperial Troop Transporter (it wasn’t in the film, so I wasn’t interested).  Given the amount of Star […]

10.28.2009

Shag’s Comicatorium (a.k.a. Shag’s Sanctum Sanctorum) Update

Because nobody demanded it! Here are some updated pictures of my Comicatorium (a.k.a. Shag’s Sanctum Sanctorum).  Did some rearranging recently and I’m pretty pleased with the results so I figured I’d show it off here.  My thanks to the Irrepressible Gena for her assistance and inspiration. Biggest change below is the new flat-screen monitor for […]

10.22.2009

‘Back to the Future’ Toys and Cartoon

I love me some Back to the Future.  Being a time travel nut, I can’t help but love these movies!  While I was cleaning out my step-son’s room this past weekend, I stumbled across the toys below. I’ll be honest, I have no idea where the DeLorean on the left came from.  I suspect it […]

10.21.2009

Doctor Who Time Squad – Cutest Geek Toys EVER!

Here are the Doctor Who Time Squad figures from Character Options.  Aren’t these the cutest geek toys ever?!?!  Apparently they came out back in March, but somehow I missed them.  Now I’m going to have to get my hands on some.  If anyone finds a good source here in the United States to order them […]

10.5.2009

Green Arrow Action Figures

I recently participated in a team-up between my Firestorm blog and a friend’s Green Arrow blog.  That inspired me to dig out the various Green Arrow action figures I own.  There are TONS of Green Arrow action figures out there.  Click here to see how many come up on Google Images if you don’t believe […]

09.17.2009

Best of DragonCon 2009 Costumes!

I’m closing out my DragonCon 2009 coverage with my favorite costume photos. Some have been shown here previously, but they bear repeating. To see all of my DragonCon photos, be sure to visit my Flickr page. If you have a favorite costume that I left out, be sure to mention it in the comments. A […]

09.15.2009

DragonCon 2009 Recap Day Two – Celebrities, Parade, Costumes, and All-Night Film Fest

Coverage of Dragon*Con 2009 continues here!  To read about Friday, click here.  If you’d like to see over 600 pictures I took at the event, you can view them on Flickr and THE UNIQUE GEEK photo gallery. Saturday After the WAR OF THE SNORE the night before, Choco Taco and I decided to grab some […]

09.4.2009

Out of Office AutoReply: Dragon*Con At Last!

Assuming all is well with air travel, I should be in Atlanta this morning!!! Me and 30,000 of my closest friends all weekend long! Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the US.  It’s the 6th largest convention in the […]

08.26.2009

Super Powers 25th Anniversary Crossover Was a Success!

In case you missed it yesterday, there was an awesome crossover between fourteen different blogs celebrating the 25th anniversary of Kenner’s Super Powers Collection.  In fact, it was so well received that other blogs joined in!  Check these sites out: Michael over at The Legion Omnicom jumped in with both feet and did his own […]

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