Gaming is HOT this summer, and I’m not talkin’ ’bout ‘RPG-online-community-type’ gaming (which is ALWAYS ‘hot’ by default), I mean VINTAGE GAMING! Above: Vintage gaming and their boxes are all the rage with ‘mid-century modsters’ and professional designers alike. Toy boxes and packaging from the 1950s thru the 1990s are becoming very desirable to ‘baby […]Read more "Get In the Game – Collectable Toy Packaging"
Hello and welcome back to Phantomoshop’s Blog Official, Phantomotoi (‘Fan-toe-mo-toy’)! As you ca see, I got quite involved with getting some fresh presentations with these Microman ‘Spy Magicians’. They are all in ‘collector grade’ condition, with each of them being built from ‘n.o.s. – unplayed and undisplayed’ figures from the Takara re-issue series that debuted […]Read more "Spy Magician Customs – Wave 1.0"
Above: My first ever ‘custom’ Microman Spy Magician, complete with still-sprued bracelets, wands, L-peg and figure stand. Hello again everyone, I’m gonna start talking about some custom action figure projects and modifying their parts in order to make your own figure designs and characters. Above: Lot of seven vintage ‘Spy Magician’ re-issues (1997-1999) by Takara […]Read more "Spy Magician Customs"
Zoinks, this is COOL! Above: You, too can build your own sic-fi! ‘Phreaker’ (pictured above) can ‘dial it in’ for ya! Hey there, Going through some old folders of past productions I stumbled upon some pre-work I was doing for the ‘Phantomophigure’ shows in 2012 with taking vintage Microman, Micronaut, Lego, Gi-Joe, Star Wars and […]Read more "More ‘Micro-Mash’ – Valley of the Dolls"
Yup! It’s that time again at Fox Lake Country Antique Mall … SALE! Look for items all throughout the mall with a ‘red tag’ and bountiful savings shall be yours ALL THRU AUGUST! Just wanted to give y’all the ‘inside skinny’ on this awesome event! Shhhhh … See you there! – John PhantomoshopRead more "BIG SALE at Mall!"
What’s going on everybody?! I finished video-editing and mastering the final crush of the audio for Fox Lake Country Antique Mall’s new ‘webmercial’ (IDK what else to call it, so feel free to help me out in the comments section below)! You can view it HERE: After initial viewing, Cindy, the mall’s owner approved it’s […]Read more "Fox Lake Country Antique Mall Webmercial Done and Up!"
I can’t believe my eyes. Did I really just see that? Cracks me up every time while a pang of ‘enpuzzlement’ (? … lol!) coils it’s tentacles of the moment to squeeze action out of my once-rooted limbs of custodial aid … Yup, just like that. Usually goes something like this: I’m shopping at any given […]Read more "Shopping Etiquette Meltdowns"