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Friday, April 3, 2020

Doctor Who and An Unearthly Child Playset

Entering the yard
An Unearthly Child (sometimes referred to as 100,000 BC) is the first serial of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It was first broadcast on BBC TV in four weekly parts from 23 November to 14 December 1963. Scripted by Australian writer Anthony Coburn, the serial introduces William Hartnell as the First Doctor and his original companions: Carole Ann Ford as the Doctor's granddaughter, Susan Foreman, with Jacqueline Hill and William Russell as school teachers Barbara Wright and Ian Chesterton. The first episode deals with Ian and Barbara's discovery of the Doctor and his time-space ship TARDIS in a junkyard in contemporary London. The remaining episodes are set amid a power struggle between warring Stone Age factions who have lost the secret of making fire.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Super Powers Catwoman Custom Figure

Thanks to the wonderful talent of custom figure maker Justin Vinson, Catwoman has now joined the Gotham City villians.

If Catwoman had ever made it to the Super Powers Collection odds are that the design would have been based off the Bronze Age DC Comics Catwoman as featured in the DC Style Guide by José Luis García-López. Justin has perfectly captured that design with this figure and she fits in very well the other villains in the collection.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Corgi 1:16 scale Die-Cast Robin Cycle

In 2005 Corgi released a 1:16 scale die-cast Robin Cycle that is almost an exact copy of Robin cycle featured in the the DC Bronze Age comics and in the DC Style Guide. Packaged in a nice open face display box (approx. 5.5" x 4"), at 1:16 scale, making it perfect for the Super-Powers collection! The Corgi Robin Cycle comes with a non-articulated Robin figure attached to the bike, but with a little effort the figure can be removed and the Super-Powers Robin figure actually sits nicely on the bike.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Super Powers Telephone Booth Playset

Thanks to Pat Crawford with Reprobubbles and his 3D printer a long lost un-produced playset from the Super Powers collection is now a reality!

Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Story of JAUP! An Interview With The Original JAUP Master.

Back in 1996 an internet sensation called JAUP appeared. JAUP (Just Another Useless Site) was a site list featuring an award for websites, not necessarily because they were useless, but merely because they weren't yet in the top 5% (or the Bottom 95%) of the web.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Joker's Toxic Lab Playset with Figures

Joker, Penguin, and Riddler have captured Robin! Will they dowse
him in a bath of acid or will Batman save him? You decide!
Has Batman arrived in time? With Robin in the clutches of the Capture Claw™, dangling over a bubbling vat of deadly acid, Joker bounces around on his pogo stick, Penguin menaces with a huge machine gun, while Riddler laughs on manically at the dire situation. What happens next? You decide!

Thursday, January 9, 2020

The Joker Toxic Lab (unboxing)

Box Front
He's a toxic terror! The Joker is mixing creepy chemicals to poison the citizens of Gotham City. Can Batman save them? Re-create scenes from the animated series with this action-packed playset!