NECA’s Jetpack Robocop Figure

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NECA kills it again with yet another Robocop set to release later this month for only $25. This one comes with a nifty jet pack as seen in the third installment of the franchise, along with a bonus assault canon! Click the jump for the official details.

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Top 12 Toys from 2013

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TOYS, TOYS, TOYS. I normally spend a ridiculous amount of money buying plastic figures of greatness, and this year was no exception. With the recent onslaught of ‘retro’ toys on the scene, I’ve gone from toy enthusiast to toy oh-my-god-I’m-freaking-obsessed-I-will-be-broke-I’m-screaming- die-hard dictator. Can you be a dictator of toys? Sure. That’s me. Read more…

On Robocops and Remakes…

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With the launch of the new Robocop trailer, I thought I’d shed some light on a couple of strong opinions I share on the subject and on remakes in general. First, let’s make a few things clear. I’m not 100% against remakes. I’m not a complete hater. However, I am a purist, especially when it comes to my specific childhood nostalgia. Taking something that I grew up on, that shaped my personality and helped to form my interests in the years to come – taking that, and ‘redo-ing’ it, kind of breaks my heart. I remembered watching it when I was younger, not quite understanding what was going on, but knowing that I loved it anyways. The older I got, the more I loved it. Read more…