Head on over to TheShortBox.com where we attempt to answer the question. DC has attempted to ‘de-age’ their heroes with the New 52 reboot. The stumbling block for Batman? Robin, Robin, and Robin.
A Whimsical Dose of Superheroes, Comic Books, Action Figures, and other cool things
Aug 8th, 2012 by Hagop
Let your O.C.D. freak flag fly with some great new apps for action figure collectors. A full checklist for your plastic horde is now only a touch screen away.
Three Brothers Apps’ “Collection” series of mobile apps allow you to track your collection with checklists, want lists, pictures and cross referencing. There are versions for Star Wars, Marvel, DC, Clix, G.I. Joe, vintage lines, and more.
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We covered artist Simon Monk’s action figure paintings last year.
His ‘Secret Identity’ series, depicting superhero action figures hanging in plastic bags, is currently a part of the ‘Oh Plastiksak’ exhibition at the Gewerbemuseum in Winterthur, Switzerland. The exhibit includes two brand new pieces, ‘Bruce Wayne’ and ‘Tim Drake’ (above).
You can order limited edition giclee prints of these and other works at www.simonmonk.com.
Jun 30th, 2012 by Hagop
“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.
I’d be remiss if I didn’t bring to your attention that superhero films are the cover story of the New York Times Arts & Leisure section this morning. I wish I could tell you what the article is supposed to be about though.
I’ll try, after the jump.