Mini Bruder SPACE-TOYS!

Mini Bruder Space Toys – Those Collectable Lil’ Plastic Treasures    As much as I dig (pun intended) Mini Bruder construction vehicles, trucks and trains, my all-time FAVE are the the ‘Astro Space’ toys that I discovered back in the 1980s. These toys seemed to be produced in two different scales, each with their own […]

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Z Bot Love – Mini Zs

In the 80s, when Mego stopped production of their ‘Micronauts’, I was ‘forced’ (by nobody but ME) to seek out different kinds of ‘space toys’. I stumbled upon Galoob’s ‘Z-bots’ and their tiny counterparts ‘Mini-Zs’ and was immediately under the spell of collector awesome once again. Loving robot toys and miniatures, I quickly resonated with these […]

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Mini Bruder Collector Toys

Collecting miniature plastic toys from around the world has been one of my favorite pastimes ever since I was a wee lad. When Paul Bruder founded Bruder Toys in 1926, I wonder if he knew that what he was about to unleash upon the world would soon lead to being one of Europe’s top 1:16 […]

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Macro of Micro

Up close and personal. Scrub up on that. Magnification nessessary for maximum enjoyment of ‘Micro-scale’. Yup, I love taking photos. I love taking photos of collector toys and display sets. When I was a wee lad, my older brother David and I would bust out the HotWheels, Legos and Micronauts (our ‘all-time faves’ at the […]

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New Micro-Family Additions

Just recently I had the chance to add yet another ‘N.I.P.’ micro-figure to my personal collection that I have been eyeing for some time now, but wasn’t readily available online unless I wanted to pay a hefty setback. Well, patience served me well with this one, and I found a great seller who had a […]

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Acroyear Custom ‘Soulsoarer’

Inspired by the animation series ‘RahXephon’ and the intriguing idea of the ‘MU’, I decided to see what an extra resin Acroyear head that I had would look like if I added some wings to the head, replacing the ‘horns’ and swapped out the chest piece with a custom resin skull. The results are pictured below. The head […]

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Those Incredible Tones

‘Tone Casualties’ released the full catalog of Drew Neumann’s recorded material used in Peter Chung’s ‘Aeon Flux’ animated series, which was then ‘re-realized’ in Hollywood as a theatrical movie for the screen starring A-list talent such as Charlize Theron as well as others. In 1997 Tone Casualties released Drew Neumann’s stellar work on cd as […]

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