Ebay: Slade Super Agent by Shindana

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The picture kind of sucks but these figures show so infrequently it’s news in these here parts. Slade is part of series of “Live Auctions” on Ebay (!) that include lots of Tomland Star Raiders and Lincoln Monsters. I’ve got no dog in this race but I’m pulling up my lawn chair to watch the fireworks.

You can see all the auctions here. Warning; there is a 20% premium on these for some reason, if you do bid, take that into consideration.

Ebay: Toy Island Monsters

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Of course these show up now, during my “most brokest” moment this year (well, toy money broke, the lights are still on) and while it pains me to feature them, I ain’t gonna jump in this pool.

Released in 1991, these talking mego like figures are pretty damned tough to find and obviously appeal to monster geeks (of which I am one) This seller has the Werewolf and the Vampire MOC, which are the two I want out of the set. Best of luck to everyone on these.

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Distinctive Dummies does a Paul Naschy El Hombre Lobo

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Talk about happy surprises, Distinctive Dummies drops this bomb on me one week before Christmas. Being a lover of all things Naschy, I ordered one before I put on pants that morning.

Distinctive Dummies are proud to announce its first two releases for 2015.
First up we have Paul Naschy, the legendary Spanish actor and who has played a Werewolf more times than anyone. I am happy give you Waldemar Daninsky from Werewolf vs Vampire woman, AKA Werewolf Shadow. This figure is also the debut sculpt for DD by Ron Gearing. Ron is a great talent and believe me, I have seen what else he has in store and all I can say is awesome! Also on this we have a new artist designing the cards, Doc Boucher, whose individual style really sets up the figure inside. Full details at

Distinctive Dummies Website

Cancelled Lines: Flattworld Zorro

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Flatt World was one of the first companies to jump into the “ReMego” fold but it would utilize a hyper realistic format and produce 8″ lovingly detailed figures. Their first release of Bela Lugosi had a retail of $59.95 and while a critical hit,  the company struggled with retail distribution.

Zorro, based on the then hot Anthony Banderas film were just one of the many cool licenses in the pipeline. In the days of people spending car payments on Hot Toy figures and kickstarter campaigns, this seems like a no brainer but sadly, 1999 was a different world and FW’s legacy began and ended with Dracula.

Ebay: Toy Island Howler

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The Howler is a Mego like action figure produced in 1991 by Toy Island for their series called “The Monsters”, this talking figure was produced in low numbers, mostly sold in Europe so he is tough to find and coveted by Mego and Monster collectors alike. This loose example is missing his leather jacket. Click Here to see more.

UPDATED: Looks like it got yanked.
 

Shot from the Toy Island catalog is courtesy of Megolike.com