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  “This is all about the chair, isn’t it?” – Hagop’s Girlfriend In the latest installment, my girlfriend reviews the DC Club Infinite Earths exclusive Metron figure, by Mattel.

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Breaking Bad Meth Lab in Lego

  For your enjoyment today, a highly detailed depiction of the meth lab from Breaking Bad, built from Lego.  Lots more pics to see on imgur.com. Thanks to Brian over at Pendragon’s Post for bringing this to my attention.

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The Geek Guru known only as “Tenbones” has joined with Costume Contumely to share his vast wisdom with the world. It’s the only advice column dedicated to issues of geekdom (that we know of!).  If you’re in need of  wisdom, insight, or direction, you can email Tenbones at: editor@costumecontumely.com.  This week: Star Wars indoctrination and […]

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Today we’re happy to bring you a first-look review of the Batman Mega Mini Kits from Running Press, including the Bat-Signal and Batmobile! Click, to read on!

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Baseball Minifigs from OYO Sports

Well here’s an awesome thing that has been a long time coming. Lego compatible minifigures of all your favorite Major League Baseball superstars (and non-stars)! Available at team shops and select retailers nationwide, or directly from OYO Sports, each figure comes complete with hat, ball, bat and glove in a truly nifty collector case. Players […]

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The Four Horsemen in the New York Times

The New York Times ran a piece today on the Four Horsemen toy studio.  Action figure collectors will be very familiar the “4H” (as they are known on message boards) for their work with McFarlane Toys, DC Universe Classics, and Masters of the Universe. The article in the Times focuses on the studio’s attempt to […]

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Introducing Geek Advice!

  Costume Contumely is very proud to introduce our newest regular feature: Geek Advice !! The first (maybe!) and best (definitely!) advice column especially for geeks! Are you a geek, nerd, fanboy, dork, Trekker, or ComicBookGuy with a question about dating, ethics, parenting, fashion, or food? Or maybe you just need a definitive answer to […]

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Alright, technically this month’s offering isn’t a single thread, but rather a series of threads. Sue me! We take you over to MattyCollector.com where, if you haven’t been following marketing manager Scott Neitlich’s memoir about the creation of the Masters of the Universe Classics action figure line, then you have been missing out. What is […]

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Amazing Spider-Man Minimates

While one high-profile superhero movie is hogging all the attention right now, another one is waiting in the wings, ready to swoop into the spotlight once it has the summer all to itself. That movie is The Amazing Spider-Man, and it looks like it’s going to take the Spider-Man film franchise to a whole new […]

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Diamond Select and Art Asylum have announced a cool new contest. Enter, and you could win a ton of Marvel Select swag.  Here’s the deets from Diamond Select Toys: The word has come down from collectors that Colossus is one of the best Marvel Select figures Diamond Select Toys has made in a long time […]

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