Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dr. Hyde

I miss having action stars. I really do. Sure, instead of barely coherent, steroid-laden actors like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone killing the living snot out of villains who clearly don’t stand a freaking chance against them, we’ve gotten more … Continue reading

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Angela Lansbury And Her Action Bed

If you have ever made any attempt to research or collect Disneyana, you know that it is a very vast collecting field and that Disney will put its name on just about any product.  I don’t even want to attempt … Continue reading

Posted in 1970's, Amy, Disney, Dolls, Toys | 1 Comment

Victory Speed – The Road to Victory was Slow

In terms of history, few events have been studied or recounted more than World War II.  From a collecting perspective most of the emphasis has been on militaria.  Collectors are still looking for and paying good money for those war … Continue reading

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Blue Thunder

In the early 1980s, if you wanted to be taken seriously as an action star, you had to have some sort of awesome vehicle at your disposal. Michael Knight had K.I.T.T., the A-Team had a modified GMC van, Magnum P.I. … Continue reading

Posted in 1980's, Action Figures, Ben, Toys | 2 Comments