Whatever's cool with me...

Whatever's cool with me...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

NECA's 6" Robocop...

Robocop (NECA)

One of my favourite memories from the 80s was watching a certain Peter Weller playing one of the most iconic cyborg character of our time. I had the chance to buy the McFarlane figure many years ago but was then put-off by the lack of 'screen-accurate' look on that figure (I just hate it how the headsculpt proportion on that one looked a bit 'off'!). The articulations were pretty abysmal too if I could recall properly. Anyway, no use of crying over spilt milk. I just knew in my heart that someday another toy company's gonna produce a better Robocop figure. Well, I can tell ya that my prayers have been answered by NECA!

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The Walking Dead: Season 2 premier!

Aptly called 'What Lies Ahead', the premier episode of The Walking Dead: Season 2 TV series kicked off last Sunday (in the 'States) with a record-shattering audience count.....7.3 million viewers! Come to think of it, I think it was only premiered in the US last Sunday, which means that the 7.3 million viewers were solely from North America alone! Well, thanks to high-speed broadband, we Malaysians got the chance to watch the new episode too, mere hours after our US buddies did. Honestly, I wasn't too keen to wait till Oct 23 to watch the episode over here on Malaysia's cable TV station, specifically because of the strict censorship policy imposed by the local censorship authority. What good would a zombie flick be without all the gory, squishy, blood splattering, brain-busting & gut spillin' action?

I love how the second season is beginning to shape up into the story-line akin to that of the comic. Absolutely no spoilers here.....you just gotta watch it for yourselves! Can't wait for episode 2 next Sunday!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Recent feeble haul @ mid-Oct...

Haul! Matty goodness: Battle-Armor He-Man, Leech & Slime-blower Winston!
steve rogers & savage opress (armored)
Haul! SW TLC Collection: Stass Allie & Ak-Rev

Finally got myself Battle-Armor He-Man (after months of resisting!). Decided to get Leech too, considering that he'd probably NEVER get re-issued again due to his various issues & barrage of criticisms. Slime-blower Winston seemed like a must for me since Vigo the Carpathian's figure is coming out in Dec '11.

Next, I got myself the Marvel Universe Steve Rogers (yup, it's Cap America sans his costume and shield!) and the 'armoured' version of Savage Opress from the SW Clone Wars series. These two figures are ridiculously hard to find over here in Malaysia since dreaded 'scal-pors' literally cleaned out these figures from retails shelves and jacked them prices up on eVilbay. Lucky for me, a specialty toy store brought these in and I was able to buy these two figures individually without having to buy the whole wave/set in which they came in.

In addition to the above goodness, me wife got me the Star Wars TLC Stass Allie and Ak-Rev figures. Those two for only USD 5 (or RM15 for us Malaysians)! TRU was clearing out some old stocks! Had always wanted to get these two before but their discounts weren't tempting enough till recently.

Now, if I could only drag my lazy butt to do a review of the backlog of plastic acquisitions I have in my collection....*sigh*

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Hot Toys' Christopher Reeve Supes out in HK last week!

HT Superman already out in HK this week!

Yup, that's right. It's plastered over at their facebook page. Although I'm yet to find any online reviews of the figure. Has it really been released over there in HK I wonder. Whatever it is, brace yerselves for the arrival of the figure anytime soon. I'm pretty excited that the headsculpt now looks more gnarly than the proto pictures we saw many months ago.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Avengers (2012) Official Teaser Trailer!

Am lost for words. This is gonna be so awesome come July 2012!

So, I'm guessing we're still waiting for the response from DC.....are there any updates on their proposed JLA live-action movie?

Preview: NECA's 6" Rocky Balboa & Apollo Creed

Coming from NECA in Jan '12. Apollo and Rocky look awesome! Now if only we can be assured that NECA's gonna produce Clubber Lang and Ivan Drago next, then I'm all sold!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Quick look: Thor 3.75" Movie figures!

Thor 3.75-inch collage

Those who've read my last posting would surely know that I hit the jackpot several days ago when I stumbled across a specialty toy store somewhere in town (I'm in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by the way) that literally tried to 'dispose' these 3.75" movie Thor figures in one of its shelves. I had no intention to get these figures when the Thor movie came out several months ago, but the temptation of getting them (including those 'rare' ones) at half of their original retail price was too hard to resist really. 

Saturday, October 8, 2011

My wait is over....it's finally here! Blu-ray galore!

Star Wars: Complete Saga Blu-ray

After weeks of waiting, my Star Wars: The Complete Saga blu-ray boxset came through the mail a couple of days ago. It arrived after almost 3 weeks since the worldwide release date, but hey, considering I'm over here at the other side of the world, it's relatively fast for amazon's standard.


Thursday, October 6, 2011

More Avengers movie teaser posters!

Darn....the wait is killing me. Come on Marvel Studios....show us the movie already! 

RIP Steve Jobs....

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

We lost a genius today. A true visionary that gave us the great Sillicon Valley and all those uber cool gadgetry under his Apple/Mac brand.

Most importantly, to those who truly appreciate the beauty of 3D art, he gave us Pixar, which was responsible for all those wonderful 3D animation flicks.

From all of us here at The Rebel Page....rest in peace, Steve.