Vault Tales 255 FigureFrenzy Betta, Capybara, Catfish, Wiwaxia, Mammoth+Smilodon

Another FigureFrenzy! And it’s going to be very random…all over the place, really. Little of everything. Although they’re all small, and all part of larger sets so…unifying features? Marmit World of Tropical Fish Betta First up, another aquarium fish figure from Marmit, a Siamese fighting fish or Betta. Very familiar species, although the choice ofContinue reading “Vault Tales 255 FigureFrenzy Betta, Capybara, Catfish, Wiwaxia, Mammoth+Smilodon”

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 247 FigureFrenzy Ichthyosaurus and belemnite, Torpdedo ray, Catfish, Cusk eel, Trumpetfish

Another frenzy of figures! And all aquatic animals! Mostly fish, with one prehistoric reptile + mollusk diorama…let’s get in the water! Bandai Hungry Dinos series 1 Ichthyosaurus The first figure is probably the most spectacular–a diorama figure made by Bandai as part of their “Hungry Dinos” series. There were two series, of five dioramas. EachContinue reading “Vault Tales 247 FigureFrenzy Ichthyosaurus and belemnite, Torpdedo ray, Catfish, Cusk eel, Trumpetfish”