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 [...]
Monthly Archive for March, 2012
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 [...]
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 [...]
Your own editor, Hagop (that is to say…me), is now a contributor at World’s Shortest Movie Reviews. Inspired by the “shit sandwich” review from This is Spinal Tap, the site strives to bring you: Short, hopefully amusing, movie reviews, written by us here at WSMR and YOU the people! Yes thats right!! You! Did you [...]
Women in comics – both creators and fans- has been a subject oft discussed of late. Last week, Comics Alliance (among others) picked up a great story about a single father who found himself at a loss when he realized his young daughter was way into comics and superheroes, but he knew nothing of the genre. Taking [...]
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 [...]
No less distinguished a media outlet than the New York Times recently showcased self-proclaimed Jedi Master Flynn Michael and his New York Jedi training center. Michael formed his studio after an elaborate 2005 Halloween lightsaber demonstration he and his buddies put on, garnered outsize attention. Each class is made up of a diverse group of [...]
From the Meredith Ward gallery at The Armory Show, New York City 2012.
After watching this, Cliff Francis pointed out to me the entire thing was spoiled because Fillion wears his ring on his left hand.
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 [...]