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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January Reflections~

photo 1 (10)I usually hate January because it’s cold and grey and I experience post-holiday traumatic stress disorder, but this one rocked. I was eager to move past the holidays for obvious reasons and being able to work from home curbed the whole ‘being cold all the time’ thing. I’ve had lots of fun times and made some lovely new friends. And bought a lot of books. The Melissa you once knew is almost back.

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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