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Iron Man #3 Through the Years

Trek on over to TheShortBox.com for a look back at all the Iron Man #3’s over the years.  Then you’ll be ready to head out and catch Iron Man 3–in movie theaters this week.

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Mike’s Amazing World of Comics is a fantastic resource for comic book indexes, cover galleries, and more.  Perhaps the coolest feature on the site though, is the virtual Newsstand. Just enter a month and year (or cover date) and the site returns a page showing the cover of every comic on the stands that month. […]

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Hey–NYCC has come and gone, but if you need to catch up on action figure news from Hasbro and Mattel, head on over to The Fwoosh and Action Figure Pics.  

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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 […]

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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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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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 “Why don’t you love me, Terrax? I bought your shampoo!” – Hagop’s Girlfriend A broken finger isn’t enough to keep my girlfriend from reviewing the most anticipated action figure line of 2012.  Hasbro’s Marvel Legends 6″ figures have landed in the retail aisles, and my lady has taped up her proximal phalanges and is ready […]

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Rob Burden’s Toy Box series was recently shown at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles. Burden’s statement on the series: I remember these figures as being magnificent. They represented power, beauty, good and evil, and they captured every aspect of my imagination. As a young adult, these toys are wonderfully nostalgic, but they’re […]

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Hasbro Launches Corp Responsibility Site

Hasbro released its first Corporate Responsibility Report this week. You can view the full website here. Some of the more concrete achievements noted are the green certification on the printing of Hasbro’s many board games, and reduction of carbon emissions within the supply chain through use of the modern Pin Yang Railway. They have set a […]

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