Vault Tales 254 FigureFrenzy Apatosaurus, Char, Poraspis, Archelon, Spinosaurus

Wide range of figures again today. All over the map–prehistoric and modern, big and small, really nice and…less high end. I guess that’s what happens when picks are random…! Jurassic World FK mini Stegosaurus¬†(Walmart) First up, a small mini dinosaur figure from Mattel, an Apatosaurus from the 15-pack from Walmart (and only the first ofContinue reading “Vault Tales 254 FigureFrenzy Apatosaurus, Char, Poraspis, Archelon, Spinosaurus”

Vault Tales 253 FigureFrenzy Carnotaurus, Smilodon, Acrocanthosaurus, Therzinosaurus, Lessemsaurus

We’re going to look at a bunch of prehistoric figures today! And as these things go, yes, they’re all over the place again. Some really good ones, some…real ones. At least one really rare one so that’s fun. With four out of the five, we are looking at figures from sets and series that haveContinue reading “Vault Tales 253 FigureFrenzy Carnotaurus, Smilodon, Acrocanthosaurus, Therzinosaurus, Lessemsaurus”

Vault Tales 252 FigureFrenzy Japanese AND Grey Wolf, Snow Leopard, Polar bear, Sea Lion

Today we’ll look at a number of carnivoran figures, a popular source of inspiration for animal figure companies. Of course, not all companies are equal, and this means the figures range widely in quality…most of these ones are at least decent…most of them. Ausini Grey wolf Yeah. Most of them. We’ll start with what isContinue reading “Vault Tales 252 FigureFrenzy Japanese AND Grey Wolf, Snow Leopard, Polar bear, Sea Lion”

Vault Tales 251 Run the Set BattleTop Dinosaurs (unknown maker)

So, today, a very strange one. One which I’ve had for about 15 years now. It’s a set of dinosaur figures that look an awful lot like Dinosaur King figures. Except that they came mounted on battle top (early 2000s…it was a big thing). And while they were carded, they were not branded as DinosaurContinue reading “Vault Tales 251 Run the Set BattleTop Dinosaurs (unknown maker)”

Vault Tales 250 Run the Set Toys Spirits Super Long Moray Mascot

It’s going to be a fast one today, but a really unique one. A set that came out recently (I received them in August, I think?), it’s a series from a Japanese group called Toys Spirits. As best as I can tell, this is one of many lines produced by or for Bandai; Toys SpiritsContinue reading “Vault Tales 250 Run the Set Toys Spirits Super Long Moray Mascot”