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Dusty Plastic HELLside #26!

Job security isn’t terribly great for action figures. With new versions of characters constantly being released, there’s always a danger of being replaced in a given collection! So it goes in Dusty Plastic HELLside #26…  (8/5/11)

If New Eden exists, Mister and Martin will find it.

Welcome to Stake Land, kid.

When vampires blood-drinking zombies overrun the USA, things don’t go too well for society! Stake Land is the story of Mister and Martin’s journey through the dangerous world that remains. It’s surprisingly decent.  (8/2/11)

If you've got a heart, Bacardi's a part of you~

Dusty Plastic HELLside #25!

Our clever canine pal is BACK in Dusty Plastic HELLside #25! In this installment, Wes and that discerning dog Bacardi discuss the warning invariably stated in every erectile dysfunction drug advertisement ever.  (7/15/11)


Dusty Plastic HELLside #24!

Scary-Crayon (finally) returns with all-new content for the masses in Dusty Plastic HELLside #24! In this quick toy comic, the Doctor offers a different retort to House’s heap big menacin’ words in “The Doctor’s Wife.”  (7/15/11)

He's... unstoppable!

Dusty Plastic HELLside #23!

The unstoppable Juggernaut is back and spoiling for a fight in Dusty Plastic HELLside #23! I don’t care who he’s facing — I pity the fool standing opposite this behemoth’s mighty crimson-banded fists.  (4/15/11)

Knights in shining armor -- with holograms!


Unlike t-shirt makers, toy companies have only recently moved to cash in on geek nostalgia — and Monte wants to encourage them! In this guest article, he points out ten properties ripe for an action figure resurrection.  (4/6/11)

Oprah Winfrey is love!


Years ago, we reviewed several issues of “O, The Oprah Magazine” rather harshly. Well, things have changed, and now we know just how fantastic this publication truly is! Join us as we look at the April 2011 issue.  (4/1/11)

Don't you know who he is???

Dusty Plastic HELLside #22!

What would you do with the awesome power of Cyttorak? Take a bite out of crime? Pacify the Middle East? Bring the world to its knees? Cain Marko’s first order of business was beating up a bald, crippled academic.  (2/18/11)

Wes is angry and rotated 90 degrees!


Is it shamelessly vain to go around paying people to draw pictures of you… or do such actions stem from something deeper? Let us ponder this question as we explore the motivations behind the Wes Portrait Project.  (1/28/11)

Cocktails with wasabi? Pour me one, good sir!


It’s Scary-Crayon’s seventh anniversary — and what better way to celebrate than with a drink? In this article, Wes shares his recipe for the Scary-Crayon Wasabitini… as well as the events that led to its discovery.  (1/25/11)

The soul is the single greatest threat to the Visitor species.


1983 saw the TV debut of the Visitors, alien invaders with a hunger for human flesh… and in 2009, they returned in a modern reboot. Unfortunately, while the show began well enough, it later became very, very stupid.  (1/16/11)

Yes I'm gonna take ya to Rainbow Bri-i-i-ite~

Dusty Plastic HELLside #21!

When vile villains commit contemptible color crimes, call on Rainbow Brite to make things right! In Dusty Plastic HELLside #21, she arrives to aid the green mutant ninja teens… two of whom ain’t lookin’ so green.  (11/9/10)

Ahsoka Tano: More than meets the Jedi!


Sounds like a nerdy Wheel of Fortune solution, doesn’t it? Anyway, in this figure review, we take a look at Star Wars Transformers Crossovers Ahsoka Tano. Drift might have cool swords, but Ahsoka gets lightsabers.  (11/5/10)

If you see a ninja's face, it's already too late.


New 6″ action figures are pretty rare these days, but that hasn’t stopped Lanard Toys from debuting a new martial arts-themed toyline: Dragon-Do! In this piece, we review Eclipse: the line’s obligatory ninja warrior.  (10/26/10)

Peerless under Heaven.

Dusty Plastic HELLside #20!

In Dusty Plastic HELLside #20 — a beautiful scene from contributor Hero — we find a lone Autobot in the midst of an enemy surge. Which side will emerge victorious? View the image and judge for yourself!  (10/26/10)

It's the Special Tactics Operative Patrol versus the Special Coalition Urban Militia! Who will win...?

S.T.O.P. Vs. S.C.U.M. 3.75" Figures!

In the future, war will rage through the streets… but you can bring that battle home today with the 3.75″ S.T.O.P. Vs. S.C.U.M. action figures! And they’re only a dollar?! It sounds too good to be true… and maybe it is.  (9/7/10)

If you could see what she's seeing, you'd be terrified too.


When a nameless girl wakes up in a coffin, it’s up to you to help her escape the horror of The White Chamber! This is one freeware game you shouldn’t hesitate to download — but do check out our review first.  (7/12/10)

Erm... I don't know what's happening here.

Dusty Plastic HELLside #19!

When Adora cried, “For the honor of Greyskull!” fabulous secrets were revealed to her… but none of them helped her to hide that gaping hole in her forehead! Hordak offers a solution in Dusty Plastic HELLside #19.  (7/12/10)