Today’s Toy Haul: The Penguin [Batman Returns DC Multiverse Action Figure] (October 21, 2019)

img_2764Posting this one before calling it a night.  I just know if I put it off, I’ll never get it done.

The Penguin

When people my age think about The Penguin, one singular image comes to mind: Danny DeVito in 1992’s Batman Returns.  Similar visual comparisons have also been made to the version that eventually appeared in Batman: The Animated Series.

It was (and still is) a truly iconic image of The Penguin.

In fact, the only other version of the character that would have the same kind of impact (with me) would be the Arkhamverse Penguin. Nolan North’s voice performance (Arkham Origins, Arkham City, Arkham Knight) all but sealed that deal. Continue reading “Today’s Toy Haul: The Penguin [Batman Returns DC Multiverse Action Figure] (October 21, 2019)”

Review: Collecticon (September 26-27, 2015)

Clockwise: Collecticon 2015 poster | Superman #4 (Vol.2) featuring Bloodsport! I had this one back in the day. Classic John Bryne! | Regular and Variant cover of Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #1. (P50 each)
Clockwise: Collecticon 2015 poster | Superman #4 (Vol.2) featuring Bloodsport! I had this one back in the day. Classic John Bryne! | Regular and Variant cover of Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #1. (P50 each)

Now in its 8th year, the Hobbiworx and PinoyToyKolektor sponsored Collecticon has always–in my opinion–served as an appetizer for what is to come.  An occasion wherein we can ‘whet our proverbial palette’ prior to the the yuletide season.

I have been going to the Collecticon for a number of years now and if there is one thing that I admire about it is its familiarity.  At least for the last two conventions, almost all the stalls were in the exact location they were the year before.  The merchandise however was another story as they were either exuberantly priced or left much to be desired.

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