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Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games Collector Figure

Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games Collector Figure – $42.35 The shopping wars have begun. Are you on the hunt for the perfect gift for your favorite Hunger Games fan? You need the Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games Collector Figure from the NeatoShop. This beautiful collectors doll features highly detailed clothing. Included are a bow, quiver, 3 [...]

Darth Vader Made out of Darth Vader Toys

Australian artist Freya Jobbins takes dolls and action figures, tears them apart, then reassembles them into human sculptures. Some of them are disturbing but all of them are well-crafted human forms. Link -via Junkculture

Inch-Tall Crocheted Superheroes

Do your dolls need action figures? Etsy seller Crivens Studio can set you up. She crocheted thimble-sized versions of Batman, Superman and Ironman. She should try a really challenging subject: the Atom. Link -via Technabob

Techno Viking Action Figure

Techno Viking, the character from a 12-year-old video, is a meme that just won’t quit. Now he’s an action figure! There’s no verifiable information, but I gather that this is one of those custom-made action figures that can look like anyone if you pay the premium price. But I don’t know who it belongs to. [...]

Action Figure Nativities

The blog Hey! Look at My Toys! is hosting a contest for Christmas nativity scenes made from toys and action figures. The nine finalists are presented for voting. At first, I wanted to use a picture of the scene featuring a unicorn, then the one with Pee Wee Herman as Joseph, but then I saw [...]

The 36 Worst Action Figures From Iconic Toy Lines

Cracked has put together a great article on these terrible action figures from iconic lines, like the one featured above-April O’Neil’s Boss from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line. These are the kind of toys that had kids yelling “Awwww man! Not this one!” at their birthday party, and they were always given (in my experience, [...]

Indyanimation

(YouTube link) To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jeff Gurwood recreated the opening scene in stop-motion animation. Indymation, starring action figures, took six months to complete. -via The Daily What Geek

These Are Some Serious Superhero Sculpts

These great sculptures by Calvin Ma casts an oddly frumpish light on spandex clad superfolks. They look emo, bored with life and overweight. These are what action figures must look like in the Bizarro world, with catchphrases like “why bother?” and “i’ll get to it later”. And, looking at his website, all of Calvin’s sculpts [...]

Batman and The Thing on an AT-AT

These action figures are dismounting an AT-AT, having ridden it into battle. Conan’s there, too. The Barbarian, not the comedian, although Conan O’Brien would be a good addition to this lamp by Etsy seller Zygmunt Jarzembowski. Link -via @itscolossal

You Drive What?

You Drive What? is a photoblog of unusual cars, tricked out, pimped out, and worn out: Youdrivewhat.com is here to show the rest of the world what (for some reason) you feel is an awesome ride. You decided to paint your car like a child’s cereal character; you may find yourself on youdrivewhat.com. Did you [...]