Poyo's Spec and Drek for September 26th, 2018

Once again, a chicken is going to tell all you people what to buy, what to spec on and what to just flat out avoid.
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Variant Envy: Escape From Monster Island #1 Cosplay Variant

I know there is a big market for them, but I usually stay away from Zenescope books. Just not interested. I was surprised this week when I picked up Escape from Monster Island #1 and flipped through it. It looked good enough and was horror related so I picked up a copy. I was surprised that the story was good, as was the art, but was really surprised that it was a Zenescope book. Knowing that they usually have low print run numbers I looked at what other covers were out there and came across the Cosplay Variant. Check it out: Continue reading “Variant Envy: Escape From Monster Island #1 Cosplay Variant”

Rocket Firing Boba Fett Action Figure for sale

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Thanks to Tyson B. at www.toyboxone.com for sharing this one.
One of the rarest and most valuable Star Wars figures has come up for sale on eBay. Rocket Firing Boba Fett Action Figure, a figure once believed to not exist, can be yours.
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DrunkWooky’s Crystal Ball Spec: First Appearance of Boba Fett

DrunkWooky’s Crystal Ball Spec just in time for the release of Star Wars The Force Awakens

Recently, I was reading through my old Star Wars vol. 1 issues. I came across the “Star Words” column in the back of issue #41 and found a curious tale about the illustration of Yoda in #42 being based on the concept art by Ralph McQuarrie. Because Yoda’s appearance was a closely guarded secret prior to the June 20, 1980 release of The Empire Strikes Back, McQuarrie’s depiction of Yoda in concept art was all the pencilers had to go off of. Continue reading “DrunkWooky’s Crystal Ball Spec: First Appearance of Boba Fett”

Variant envy: Star Wars #4 Boba Fett variant

Holy cow. Limited to 5,000 copies. Star Wars #4 Boba Fett action figure variant. Continue reading “Variant envy: Star Wars #4 Boba Fett variant”