Toy Chest: Sixth Scale Snake Plissken

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 presetThe name’s Plissken. Snake Plissken. And–oh wait, I’m sorry. This is a toy? And not the real Snake Plissken? Coulda fooled me.

Sideshow Collectibles knocks it out of the park yet again with this astonishingly accurate sixth scale figure of our favorite ex-soldier-rebel-turned hero, Snake Plissken. There have been very few figures from this particular franchise and those that were available have been sub-par at best. So, upon learning that there would be a highly accurate, incredibly-detailed version of Snake, I promptly set to pre-ordering immediately. Actual squeals were involved. However, Sideshow once again beat me to it and provided me with this beautiful figure to review. So excited!

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Toy Chest: Sixth Scale Eric Draven

Processed with VSCOcam with m3 presetDo you want to see the greatest Eric Draven statue of all time or do you want to see the greatest Eric Draven statue of all time? Take your best shot, funboy!¬†Well, I’m going to make your day. Ladies and gents, behold – the greatest Eric Draven statue of all time! Sideshow Collectibles sent me this figure to review, and I couldn’t be more grateful.

I’ve been collecting various Eric Draven figures for the majority of my life so I can easily attest to the fact that I’m kind of an expert in what makes an Eric Draven statue so great. In fact – I distinctly remember my second action figure of all time being one. The Crow’s held a soft spot in my heart for a number of years and is largely responsible for the Melissa you see today. Continue reading

Toy Chest: Skeletor Hikari Sofubi

photo 1 (13)One of my favorite things I purchased from NYCC this past year was this Skeletor hikari sofubi figure from Funko. I’ve been eyeing the various sofubi figures that Funko’s been releasing for some time (including buying that silver and blue Batman one) and have held off for the most part until I saw the Skeletor one. Eeeeek! Continue reading