I’m Back Baybaaaaayy

I would like to share some photos of my current collection. Just a few disclaimers:

My collection was previously housed in a well-lit upstairs room. My collection is currently residing in a basement that is unfinished and suffers from poor lighting. I am showing the two photos below to show you how I WANT my collection to look.

This Thundercats diorama I made for my cousin has features I would like to incorporate into my own displays: LED lights, photo backgrounds, 3D logos, and action figures that aren’t knocked over.

I didn’t have any Thundercat figures around, okay?

And here is my collection as it was many moons ago. Fairly organized, well-lit, in a finished room.

NOT in a dark basement!

And here is part of my collection as it currently stands. Unfinished basement. Poor lighting. Plenty of figures that need stands. Shelves that need backs. Ugly concrete floors. Stuff still in boxes. Lots of work needed. But I have to start somewhere, right?

Unfinished basement!
Sail Barge!
Transformers (Earth)
Transformers (with room for Haslab Unicron), GI Joe, with plenty of other displays on the right.
Transformers (Cybertron). Can you tell my kids arranged a bunch of these displays?
G.I. Jooooeeeeee
Space battles will be on the bottom center shelf.
Terminator 3, Star Wars cups, Rancor pit, Shadows of the Empire…
Warning! Aliens are here!
G.I. Joe, Robocop. All sorts of stuff.
Some of the few figures I plan on leaving in the packaging.

To the right of these shelves, I’ve got a couple of entertainment centers. Not painted/stained yet. Old-school CRT on one. Modern flat-screen on the other.

I was “watching” Action U.S.A. with the commentary on.
Xbox Tower of Power to the right of the flatscreen.
At this point I’m just showing photos of Action U.S.A…
Upper shelves left of the Sail Barge.
Masters of the Universe Reaction figures.
Lower shelves left of the Sail Barge.
He-Man She-Ra Christmas Special. “I HAVE THE POWER!!!”
And to the left of that…
On the right: Docking Bay 94/Mos Eisley/Cantina, Jedi Council Chamber, Exosquad, Bespin, Tatooine (Prequels)
“Jabba, you’re a wonderful human being.”
Yep, I used my cell phone to show what LEDs will look like under the Carbon Freezing Chamber.
He-Man, Naboo, Death Star Trench, Jurassic Park…
Left shelves, top to bottom: Masters of the Universe Classics, Naboo (palace/hanger), Death Star (Docking Bay 327, Geonosis (Arena). Right shelves, top to bottom: Masters of the Universe (Vintage/Origins), Naboo (plains), Death Star Trench, Geonosis (clone/droid battle).
To the left of that: Dagobah, Clone Wars, Ghostbusters, Endor.
BMF (Big Millenium Falcon).
“Let’s show this prehistoric ***** how we do things downtown!”
And to the left…
Ghostbusters, Ninja Turtles, Terminator 2, Jabba’s Palace, Rancor Pit…
Call in the Space Marines!
In Space No One Can Hear You Repaint
Hey, Sarah Connor was from a time traveling movie, so…
“Hey kids, wanna take over the world?”
“We’re ready to believe you!”
Me again!

So that’s where I’m at right now. More space for toys than my previous room. But much more work needed to make it look presentable.

Millennium Falcon Toy as seen in Stranger Things

I’m not complaining, but I would like to point out that the Millennium Falcon toy featured on Stranger Things was not the original vintage version from 1983 or earlier. Although the molds are extremely similar, the vintage Millennium Falcon had stickers for the sublight engines, whereas the Falcon on the show had practical lights, which were not a feature the toy had until 2004.

Order 95

This is a Star Wars photo comic I finished on December 31, 2011. It used to be hosted on Nibcrom.com, but I figured it made more sense to host it here.


“Dark times have fallen on the Galactic Empire. With numerous resculpts of standard figures filling the shelves, countless repacks glutting the market, and neither a prequel nor even sequel in sight, fans and collectors have lost some of their frenzied appetite for 3.75″ Star Wars figures. Superior paint applications, better likenesses, and increased articulation should speak in favor of newly released figures, but such advancements have come at a staggering price, and even the most staunch collectors pause and perhaps even pass over new items.

“Exhausted from the Ultimate Galactic Hunt, completists have become an endangered species.

“Understanding that the future of his vast Empire hangs in the balance, Emperor Palpatine makes a desperate bid to retain power: Order 95, the extermination of all POTF2 figures. The Emperor hopes that the vacuum left behind will encourage consumers to replace their lost collectibles, not knowing that a handful of photonovelists are recording the progress of this dreadful order…”

(Description of Order 95 taken from RebelScum.com)


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