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 that you won't get anywhere else.
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 it was time to talk to Mel about the present and future.
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 doing signings at multiple booths at different times throughout the day.
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 a complete set of all four.
I meant to do a review of the Callgrim Centurion a few weeks back, but overhauling the checklists after SDCC kept me busy and I forgot. Days turned into weeks and the next thing I knew, I'd been enjoying this new addition without giving him the proper IAT welcome. Today, I'm correcting that oversight.
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 at the regular edition packaging
While customization has always been a part of toy collecting, the 'Do it yourself' population seems to get larger and larger by the day. And some of those DIYers have started up small businesses to sell their wares. One such company, Spy Monkey Creations, is at the forefront and making some great 6-7" scale weapons