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SDCC Exclusive Alpha Phase
Outer Space Men Waves 3 & 4

Admittedly, I’m a little behind on reviews. I’ve got a few I’ve wanted to get to for awhile, but my schedule’s been rather hectic since SDCC. Yeah… I’ve still got SDCC Exclusive reviews… scary, huh? Let’s knock one off the list today: Alpha Phase Outer Space Men

Scarabus Week, Day Five:
Haures & Azazel


Day Five of Scarabus Week is here! Today instead of focusing on a particular aspect and ending on the figures, I’m going to start off with some thoughts on Haures & Azazel and then move into some final thoughts on all the figures, some images of

Scarabus Week, Day Four:
Melchom & Nergall (18 Pics)


Day Four of Scarabus Week focuses on accessories! Some of you might have noticed that I did a little rewrite to the Day 3 review because I wasn’t satisfied with it. I realized the pictures could tell the story without my commentary. So today, I’ve decided

Scarabus Week, Day Three:
Thothos & Horos


Day Three arrives and there’s been a slight change in plans. I absconded to the studio late last night to take pictures of Horos & Thothos for the paint article, but the colorful figures had other plans. They (or maybe me) wanted to focus on articulation

Scarabus Week, Day Two:
Demon Fire & Dormant Form


Day Two of Scarabus week may be running a bit late, but I hope you won’t mind once you see the pictures. Today, I’m focusing on the sculpt and since that’s the one aspect that any picture can show, I thought I’d try & spice this

Scarabus Week, Day One:
Scarabus & Anubos


Do you remember the last time you were captivated by a new toy? I don’t mean rediscovering MOTU in its Classics form or finally seeing the appeal of Golden Pharaoh when he’s been realized in six inches. I mean a new toy – no cartoon or

They’re Back! Mel Birnkrant’s
Newest Outer Space Men Exhibit

Hopefully, you’ve all taken the time to explore the wonderful MelBirnkrant.Com since the Outer Space Men returned to Earth for last year’s San Diego Comic Con. It was always a great resource for the history of the Outer Space Men, but Mel has put together a new exhibit that celebrates their return and looks to their future!

Scarabus “Dark Deities”
Pre-Orders Begin Sunday!


The “Dark Deities” multi-pack will feature three Egyptian inspired variant versions of the dark lord of Gothitropolis – Anubos, Thothos, and Horos! All three figures available at one time, and all three feature full articulation, spectacular paint applications and tons of accessories, including special war armor for Scarabus’ evil little minions, the Time Keepers!

Vault Review: Light & Dark Talisman Scarabus


I was so excited for the upcoming Fantastic Exclusive Scarabus figure by the Four Horsemen, that I decided I couldn’t wait for the official release. So I saved up a little bit of extra money and placed an order for the Light & Dark Talisman set that debuted at the Horsemen’s Toypocalypse showing.

Scarabus & Multi-pack
Pre-Orders Begin Tonight!

Single ‘Scarabus – Lord of the Resurrected’ figures (Scarabus’ main form) and the first Scarabus variant multi-pack, “Evil’s Reign”, will go up for pre-order this coming Saturday night (March 19th, 2011) at 9:00pm EST at the Four Horsemen’s online retail outlet -Store Horsemen!

Four Horsemen’s Scarabus
10pk On-Sale March 1st!


Scarabus figure 10-packs will go up for pre-order this coming Tuesday night (March 1st, 2011) at 9:00pm EST at the Four Horsemen’s online retail outlet: Store Horsemen. Each Scarabus 10-pack contains one of each of the Scarabus variants, including Scarabus himself, as well as a

Dark & Light Talisman Scarabus Sale + Four Horsemen Checklist!


The Four Horsemen’s extremely limited Dark & Light Talisman Scarabus figures will go on sale this Saturday night at StoreHorsemen.Com. They’ve sent along all the info you need as well as a look at what makes this run unique. Plus, we figured this would be a good time to unveil our newest IAT checklist: Four Horsemen Properties!

4H Toypocalypse Gallery:
Packaged Scarabus Exclusives


The Four Horsemen have released packaged images of their Light Talisman Scarabus and Dark Talisman Scarabus figures. This set of figures will be exclusively available at the Four Horsemen’s upcoming gallery show, TOYPOCALYPSE: A Four Horsemen Retrospective at the TT Underground Gallery in New York City.

4H Toypocalypse Gallery:
Exclusive Scarabus Update


The Four Horsemen have sent some new information regarding the exclusive Black & White Scarabus. They’re still debuting at Toypocalypse: A Four Horsemen Retrospective show, but the Four Horsemen will make some sets available online for fans that can’t attend the gallery. Details after the jump.

Outer Space Men:
Infinity Edition Review


One of the coolest things to happen last year was the return of The Outer Space Men. I admit, I didn’t know much about them at first, but the more I learned about them, the more excited I became. We’ve looked at the three exclusive editions but now the real deal, the Infinity Edition, is finally up for review.

A Four Horsemen Retrospective

IAT won’t be able to make the trek to Toy Fair this year and the Four Horsemen are making that sting just a little harder with the announcement of Toypocalypse: A Four Horsemen Retrospective – a special gallery event showcasing their work in the toy industry. Plus, there’s an exclusive or two…

Galactic Holiday Outer Space Men
In Hand Images


A couple weeks back the Four Horsemen announced a special “Galactic Holiday Edition” of the Outer Space Men – a new set of wave 1 & 2 colorways that included vac plated pieces and accessories. I was almost out the door for Christmas vacation when they arrived, but I just had to snap a few pics and show ’em off.

OSM: Galactic Holiday Editions
Available Now!


Last week, the 4H announced a special Galactic Holiday Edition of their Outer Space Men figures. In an effort to get these newest editions to their fans before Christmas, the sale for the Galactic Holiday figures is TONIGHT @ 9PM EST! And while you’re there, don’t forget the Infinity Editions are in stock & ready to ship…

OSM News: Infinity Edition Shipping Soon & New Variants!

It’s been quiet on the Outer Space Men front lately, but things are kicking into high gear this week! The Four Horsemen have posted news of a new variant wave at FourHorsemen.Biz just in time for the holidays: the Galactic Holiday Edition! And, at long last, the

Outer Space Men Interview:
Onell Design’s Matt Doughty

When the OSM were announced, we wanted to interview the men behind it. The Horsemen, Mel Birnkrant, & Matt Doughty all agreed to talk with IAT, but our schedule conflicted with that of Onell Design’s Matt Doughty. We’ve finally corralled him and are happy to bring you

Beta Phase Outer Space Men
In Hand Images


Over the weekend, the NYCC Exclusive Beta Phase Outer Space Men showed up at my doorstep! This wave featured the four OSM characters in some exciting new colorways. We’re still holding off on an official review for the main releases, but that doesn’t mean we can’t

DCUC Hal Jordan
2-Up Charity Auction

One official, fully painted DC Universe Classics Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) 2-up prototype figure is be being auctioned right now to benefit the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA!! One official, fully painted DC Universe Classics Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) 2-up prototype figure is be being auctioned right now to benefit the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA!! This is your chance to own a one-of-a-kind piece of DCUC memorabilia! No DC Universe Classics 2-up prototype has EVER been officially released to the public, so that makes this one very special event for a very worthy cause.

Mel Birnkrant’s
“The Colorforms Years”

We brought you our interview with Mel Birnkrant yesterday, but wait… there’s more! Mr. Birnkrant has updated his site with a “brief” history of the two decades (1964-1986) he spent working with/for the Colorforms company. It’s a great read that provides insight into the toy industry

The Outer Space Men:
More with Mel Birnkrant…

It’s been four months since our first interview with Outer Space Men creator Mel Birnkrant. In that session, we focused on the history of the OSM. Now, with the Alpha Phase in our grubby hands and the Beta and Regular Editions just weeks away, we thought



The Four Horsemen are only going to be able to make it to the New York Comic Con on opening day – Friday (Oct. 8th)), so if you’re going to be there, they’d love for you to stop by and say “hey”! They’re going to be

Four Horsemen Outer Space Men Pre-Orders and Packaged Pics


Pre-orders for the Four Horsemen’s first licensed property, The Outer Space Men, will begin this Friday, Oct 1st, at 9pm EST! Available exclusively through their own online retail outlet, Store Horsemen, the regular edition OSM figures will be available as two sets of pairs, or as

Outer Space Men Invade NYCC!
(Plus Packaging Pics!)


The 4 Horsemen have revealed more details about the 2nd assortment of Outer Space Men figures – The Beta Phase Wave. These 4 exclusive colorways will be available as NYCC Exclusives, from two different booths, along with limited online availability. Plus, we get our first look

4 Horsemen Announce NYCC
Outer Space Men (Updated with Pics!)


Over the weekend, the Four Horsemen announced the second assortment of Outer Space Men figures – The Beta Phase Wave. These four exclusive colorways will be available as New York Comic Con Exclusives, from a few different booths, along with limited online availability.

Alpha Phase Outer Space Men
In Hand Images


The Outer Space Men have arrived! Well, the SDCC Exclusive Alpha Phase versions at least. Since we’re planning to give a full review to the upcoming regular releases, we thought we’d take a relaxed look at these exclusives, enjoy them for their unique color, and a

Four Horsemen News:
OSM Wave 3 & Symbiotech Pics!


Late last night, the Four Horsemen gave an early peak at some of the items they’ll have on display at San Diego. The announcement included first looks at the early mockups of the third wave of Outer Space Men (Commander Comet & Mystron!) and a

Four Horsemen Announce
SDCC Exclusive Outer Space Men


If you thought you’d finished off your SDCC Exclusive want list, uncross those i’s and undot the t’s because the Four Horsemen have announced some special edition Outer Space Men for San Diego Comic Con! The guys have sent along some great pics along with the details

Four Horsemen News:
Outer Space Men Test Shots


This week, the first samples of the new Outer Space Men arrived at the Four Horsemen Studios! While the guys were test driving and reviewing the samples, they were kind enough to snap a few test shots and send them along to whet our appetites for

The Outer Space Men:
Mel Birnkrant Interview


The Outer Space Men, the classic creation of Mel Birnkrant, are headed back into your collection as a new line sculpted and produced by Four Horsemen Studios. Here at IAT, we weren’t familiar with the original line and wanted to learn more about it to help us

Four Horsemen Update:
FanEx, SDCC, New Site, & More


The Four Horsemen are nearing the end of their tenth year in business, and they’re gearing up to make the next year one of their most productive years ever! Not only are they going to continue to handle the creative duties on Mattel’s DC Universe Classics,

Ask the Four Horsemen
The Outer Space Men Edition


Four Horsemen acquire
their first licensed property…


Forty-two years ago the space race between the United States and Russia was in full swing, and a full wave of action figures known as “The Outer Space Men” was released that caught the imagination of a generation. Although the initial salvo of characters was