Archive for the ‘super mario’ tag
Sorry for completely disappearing for a few weeks, life has been kind of nuts… which sadly meant something had to give, and this site was the sacrifice. But I’m back for now with some figures that have been requested. Remember those Mario Kart K’NEX figures? Well, K’NEX released another blind bag series based on Super Mario Bros! Read the rest of this entry »
The only reason I got the Mario Party 6-pack of figures was because they were included for free when I picked up the other Super Mario figure sets. Thankfully, these second ones are much better. Read the rest of this entry »
For all his swagger and fame, Mario seems to be oddly absent in the toy world. There have been a few figures here and there, but nothing super popular. But after stumbling across some miniature Mario figures at Toys “R” Us one day, I knew I had to pick up the set and see what they were about. So I checked online and discovered how ungodly expensive these little chunks of plastic are!
Now, as a purveyor of little chunks of plastic, I think I’m getting pretty good at determining if something is a value or not. But when companies start charging $6 for a single figure that feels like it should come out of a vending machine, I know something has gone very, very wrong in the collector world. Read the rest of this entry »