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Monday, April 27, 2009

Red Tooth Wedghead is in the building.

Red Tooth Wedgehead Action Figure has arrived. First rate action figure from his twisty waist, to his bright red teeth. The finish and color on these new Uglydoll Mini Vinyl's is perfecto. The colors are bright without being harsh. Their little arms are also adjustable. This 3 inches of vinyl is packing a full 6 inches of fun or more. They are badder than toys twice their height.
Anticipation can be a slippery slope. You wait, you count the days till release. Maybe you go out and shop for display shelving. After all that waiting, wondering, hoping, imagining, the new release could be blah.
But not with Uglydoll! Nope. These people are the antidote to blah, the Anti-Blah. Everything touched by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim is endowed with something that begins inside them, and seeps into the pours of their creations. It's part imagination, part fun, a big helping of love, and a dollup of the indescribable.
I mean, look at this picture of Red Tooth. What could be better? Did I mention not only does he stand on his head, but OTHER things can stand on his head as well? Wowzer.
Pic was snapped with my cell phone, but you get the idea.
Want an action figure? I'm sure you do! Here's a link.
Have your own Action Figure? Tell us what you LOVE about it.
These come in Blind Boxes, so you have the added fun of not knowing which of the 12 Uglies you'll get. It's a surprise in every box. Or, you can buy an entire case and have one of each.
(Note that Red Tooth is only in one out of ever four cases, so he can be a little hard to get a hold of. However, the regular Wedgehead's that come in each case are beyond excellent. They just have white teeth.)

Friday, April 24, 2009

Tin Thunder Robot

Look what I found! I think this is an original Thunder Robot from the 1960's. Check out the other cool Tin Robots on this website.
I have always loved Robots, from the early guys on Star Trek, Lost in Space, and Star Wars, to the current awesome badness of Cameron on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Robots ROCK! So I was really pleased to discover this fine fellow, Thunder Robot is available in a re-released that looks pretty fine. His antenna spins, he walks and flashes a light through the window in his head and eyes, arms raise and fire cannons while flashing and vibrating. I feel the need for some additional shelving is on the horizon. A nice set of Tin Robots along side the Uglydolls would be delightful. Hey, maybe David Horvath will make his Ugly Robot into a Tin Robot. How could it be better than that?
Want your own Thunder Robot? Here you go.