From a friend’s kick-ass toy blog:

So I had my first casualty today. I found him like this sitting in my tub of figures. I had thought about this situation before & pondered how I would fix it and this gave me a chance to try it out. I thought I’d share. You never know when this shit may happen to you, so here it goes.

  1. Take a drill with bit about half the diameter of the broken peg. You don’t want to go too big because you don’t want the peg walls to be too thin and lose strength.
  2. Find something metal the proper diameter to use as your new peg “core.”
  3. Cut to length.
  4. Insert into holes drilled in existing peg and voila–he’s fixed!! You can glue or epoxy the peg if you want a strong bond but I left mine unglued to not risk glue in the joint or if I ever want to change the core.
It should work on any size figure by adjusting the core’s diameter to meet your needs. This idea came to be because I really really wanted the Arkham Killer Croc but heard all the nightmare stories about his arms and stuff falling off. Maybe I’ll go order one now lol. Hope this helps guys!! Shit happens, you just gotta be prepared.

SDCC: The Haul.

Amazing Gil Kane page from Green Lantern 14. (I apologize for the poor hotel lighting.)

More of my shots of Adrianne Curry as Sally Jupiter from the convention floor at SDCC!

Ladies & Gents: The Batfleck!

I’m really happy about how awesome this looks in person.

Hey, it’s @adriannecurry looking awesome as ever! #SDCC (at San Diego Convention Center)

What’s going on here excites me. The look irritates me. It has that bad CGI/video game feel typical of Zack Snyder films. I was hoping he was finally done with that after Man of Steel.

Still not convinced about this pint-sized actress, but the costume does look good (even with the poorly Photoshopped background). Bonus points for the skirt!

This is seriously one of the best purchases I have made in a long time. I believe this was Grant Morrison’s first American work (please correct me if I’m wrong), and it set the stage for a brilliant career. Animal Man was the beginning of Morrison doing what he does best—making you give a shit about characters you forgot about or never knew existed.

batgirlofburnside:

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The new Batgirl design has been often credited to Cameron Stewart OR Babs Tarr but rarely to the both of them. The design process was in fact a collaboration with both artists contributing to the final design.

Cameron: When DC first approached me about taking over Batgirl as…

"I want you to remember, Clark. In all the years to come…in your most private moments. I want you to remember my hand at your throat. I want you to remember…the one man who beat you."

And as the sun that had been too afraid to show its face in this city started to turn the black into grey, I smiled. Not out of happiness, but because I knew… that one day, I wouldn’t have to do this anymore. One day I could stop fighting. Because one day… I would win. One day, there will be no pain, no loss, no crime. Because of me, because I fight. For you. One day, I will win.

Facebook! I was cleaning out a room and look what I found!! True story… I’m converting a room into an office despite the fact I don’t actually work for a living and I found two Arrow statues. We’re going to raffle both of them off, with all proceeds going to Prayers for Sophie. If you aren’t familiar with this cause, familiarize yourself.

First, the link to enter: http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/prayers-for-sophie/176264

Here’s how it works: 

  • Watch the video.
  • $5 gets you one ticket, $10, gets you two… and so on.
  • There is no limit on number of tickets.
  • Please identify yourself with your name and add my name. What do I mean? Put “Arrow,” “Stephen Amell”… just something to let us know that you want to be entered into the raffle.

Raffle will run for two weeks and then we’ll pick TWO WINNERS.

Again… here’s the link: http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/prayers-for-sophie/176264

Good luck everybody. Let’s raise money for a great cause!!