As seen in a couple of previous blog posts, I've repainted my S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark 45 due to paint fade issues on multiple parts. While that's already done and primary caused by not-so-ideal storage locations, here's another tidbit that Iron Man figure collectors would appreciate knowing. Here's a tweet from Yamaguchi Katsuhisa (@fuikitodoki), the … Continue reading Iron Man Figures: PVC, ABS, and Fading Paints
Or as I'd like to call it, "stuff I do to prevent myself from overthinking." At the start of 2019, I challenged myself to start multiple builds and projects this January so that I'll eventually finish more stuff as well, or at least that's the idea. So let's do a quick rundown of what I've … Continue reading Ongoing Projects: January 2019
This amazing illustration from the original manga creator, Eiichi Shimizu, is a good representation on where I would be hinging on as far as figures from the ULTRAMAN manga and upcoming anime are concerned. You see, Tamashii Nations did release theirs a while back under the ULTRA-ACT ✕ S.H.Figuarts collaboration and included ULTRAMAN SUIT, ULTRAMAN … Continue reading Figuarts or Figure-rise? Figure-rise Standard 1/12 ULTRAMAN SUIT v.7.5
Iron Man is likely the most profitable character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe -- with his power to introduce new Iron Man collectors with every new movie he appears. Hot Toys already has the sixth-scale collectors covered with their die cast MMS. The same can't be said for twelfth-scale collectors like me, with a couple … Continue reading My Twelfth-Scale MCU Iron Man Wish List
Tony Stark quickly made an assessment of the situation and immediately called for Veronica and Igor, concluding that they could do the job with the least collateral damage.