Diana from V PVC bootleg figure (eBay Link) These are Spanish figures as I recall and the closest thing we ever got to real V figures. As any reader of this blog knows I have a real Jane Badler thing, even in the weird PVC form and I hovered over this for a long, long […]
To celebrate the launch of the second edition of my book Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings (available now from Nacelle Company) I give you 5 Awesome Rack Toys on eBay this week! EBAY LINK : LAND OF THE LOST WILDERNESS CAMPFIRE SET Well, this kind of makes sense in the Rack Toys universe, considering […]
“V” was an early 80s TV sensation, the brainchild of Kenneth Johnson (responsible for the Six Million Dollar Man and the Incredible Hulk series) , V was a parable about facism wrapped in the amazing trappings of science fiction. The original mini-series was a ratings smash, so by the time a weekly series rolled around […]
We’re back with another mini (well it’s an hour, we can talk) and we’re spending this time talking about the recently deceased character actor and genre veteran, Dick Miller who played “Walter Paisley” a whole bunch! We try to stay on subject but if you’ve ever listened to us, you know how that goes. Topics […]
My buddy Dana has uncovered more variants to the V figure that I showed here in April. Whoever made these, they created a lot of different variations and I especially love the one that looks like Diana in the middle. Knock offs, just when I think I can’t love you more….
I picked up a vintage bit of merchandise relating to the “V” mini series that has to be seen to be believed. Peel back her skin after the jump: I’ve always been fascinated with the TV mini series “V” and it’s merchandise. Particularly that we really came close to getting come amazing action figures. […]
As much as I enjoyed my childhood, it sometimes pains me to think of the stuff we didn’t get, for whatever boring grown up decision. Sure, some of these licensed wouldn’t have sold and could have forced the companies into risky financial positions but baby Brian wants his toys dammit! Here are the top ten […]
It’s kind of a bummer how little merchandise the “V” television and mini series got, LJN promised some killer action figures but wound up only releasing a 12″ figure. The majority of V merchandise seems to be Rack Toys mostly made in South America (watch out for fakes) which are unrelated spaceships, pistols and these […]