*Marvel Legends Series 2 Human Torch by ToyBiz! I found this for under fifteen bucks (price included shipping) on E-Bay after Johnny Storm croaked here recently. While a lot of people were celebrating the poor kid's demise, I kinda felt sorry for him. Call me sentimental, but I recently read Marvel Essential Fantastic Four Vol.3, and while somewhat a whiny little bitch, Johnny was integral to the stories. And they'll (laughs) probably bring him back to life anyway- so get over you happy-self. I had been hunting some Marvel Legends down lately, and while I have a cool 10" ToyBiz Torch, he doesn't have near the articulation this puppy does...
*New Gods Series 1 Darkseid by DC Direct! I have been on a hunt for a Darkseid since I read Final Crisis, and finally found one of these for a decent price, MOC. Sometimes if you wait long enough, you get lucky. I've had an passion for DC Direct figures for a few months, but lately it's become an obsession. I hear all the crying about scale issues, limited articulation, and stuff... well I don't care. I may still be a little wet behind the ears about toys, and not as demanding as some hardcore fanboys, but maybe that's a good thing- at least I can enjoy myself a little. I LOVE this toy!
*Crisis On Infinite Earths (DC, 1985- Compilation TPB, 2000) The DC Universe can be a confusing place, and according to New Readers...Start here!, a lot of the mess was sorted out here. I'm really excited about all the graphic novels I have to read this month!
So you can see quite plainly, I need to take a month off from buying toys! Aside from being financially responsible, I want to take a closer look at some of these toys I've
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