Clutch (1983)

Clutch was my favorite character in the early Marvel comics issues. Rather than a cookie cutter personality, he was a colorful and opinionated (to put it mildly) presence among his teammates. His back and forth with his comrades made for the kind of character interaction that drew me into the world. As a figure, he’s also unique. It would have

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Joe A Day T-Shirts

It’s been a few months in the making, and now the Joe A Day T-Shirts are here! If you’d like to wear a little bit of the blog on your back, they’re available now. The price is $24 shipped, and I accept Paypal payments. Each purchase helps maintain the site, and I’ll also be throwing in a few goodies with

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Major Barrage (2005 DTC)

Major Barrage, like some other later new sculpt line figures, pioneered some construction elements that were later incorporated into the 25th Anniversary and modern series. The pinless shoulder joints and ball jointed head were improvements that carried into successive lines, abd are still in use. He also breaks away from the generally standard figure height, and towers over other figures.

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Dusty (2004)

Here’s one I probably could have saved for the next nice pants week, but I couldn’t resist. Introducing the ultimate forgotten classic, Desert Patrol Stretcher–I mean Low Light–I mean Dusty. All I can think of when I see the head on this figure is, the possible title for a SyFy original movie: “When Turtlenecks Attack!” Does anyone have any idea

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Shipwreck (2007 Sigma 6)

I liked the Sigma 6 figures from the beginning, but as the series went on, and changed up its look a bit, I began to become even more interested in it. The initial offerings depicted the characters all outfitted in the same style of suits, with plugs and separately colored textured undersuits. Heads, weapons and detachable gear set each one

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