Welcome to Part 1 of a restoration blog for a rare piece of G.I. Joe history. One of my newer projects is the 1986 G.I. Joe Dreadnok Ground Assault Stinger. The Stinger was part of a Sears Exclusive two-pack of vehicles, the other being a Dreadnok themed R.A.M. These Sears Exclusives were made in lower Read MoreNo Comments on G.I. Gary Restoration Files – Dreadnok Ground Assault Stinger – Part 1
The great thing about tabletop games is that they come in all shapes and sizes, from simple card games that can occupy you for fifteen minutes to behemoth endeavors that can last days, weeks, or months. If you have a particular situation, chances are there is a game on the market that is tailored specifically to your Read MoreNo Comments on GAMING POINT OF LOU QUICK HIT – NFL FANZY
Call Of Duty has earned it’s place in the pantheon of all time great video game franchises. Having recently celebrated its 15th anniversary, the game that started it all debuted in 2003. Since then multiple developers have delivered core titles and spinoffs for almost every gaming platform imaginable, from Nokia’s N-Gage to the most Read MoreNo Comments on GAMING POINT OF LOU – A NOOBS JOURNEY INTO BLACK OPS 4
On October 28th I ventured to the Best Western in North Haven, CT to search for collectibles at the Northeast Toy and Collectibles Show. While I primarily collect Hasbro’s G.I. Joe, I also look for select Transformers, M.A.S.K., and other properties that I had a connection to in my youth. It’s also a good excuse Read MoreNo Comments on G.I. Gary’s Pickups from the Northeast Toy and Collectibles Show
Just like that shitty song by Staind, it’s been awhile friends! John back at you again, and I am ready to regale you good folk with tales of the various entertainments that have kept me….entertained. What have I watched, read or otherwise taken part in recently? Get your best reading pants on and let’s Read MoreNo Comments on Ganache Mish-Mosh
“Whatever” party game knows exactly what it wants to be and makes no compromises in getting there. Occupying the same shelf space as industry titan “Cards Aginst Humanity” is no easy task, and getting yourself noticed even harder. Some do this by straight up copying the formula, others do it by looking at what Read MoreNo Comments on GAMING POINT OF LOU – LIKE, WHATEVER
While yours truly enjoys the tabletop gaming scene, my heart has always belonged to video games. I received my original NES for Christmas 1986 and I’m quite certain that my parents couldn’t have imagined how much gaming would become a part of the fabric of who I am. Over the course of the past Read MoreNo Comments on THE PINT INVADES – RETRO WORLD EXPO
This coming December of 2018, Superman: The Movie becomes 40 years old, and Back Issue Magazine is celebrating with a special focus issue to commemorate the cinematic blockbuster that had us all believing a man could fly. Forty years is a long time to forget how a single event can impact our fair world Read MoreNo Comments on Superman: The Movie, an Anniversary of Filmmaking No Comments on THE PINT INVADES – TERRIFICON 2018!!!
Con’s have certainly grown in the past decade. I remember a time when a “big show” was in a large hotel’s conference room (sometimes they actually rolled the room dividers back and used TWO conference rooms!!!!), and there were maybe a couple hundred sweaty nerds digging through longboxes looking for that one or Read MoreNo Comments on THE PINT INVADES – CONNECTICON / CT F.I.G.