Monday, June 18, 2012

NBA Finals

The NBA Finals are here.

Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

I went to check my collection and I have a few of the players.


Dwayne Wade, Juwan Howard, Lebron James, Kevin Durant
 Lebron and Juwan were on different teams when their figures were created.  Both are on Miami.
Kevin  was on the Seattle Supersonics until they moved  and became the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Dwayne, Lebron and Kevin are from the All Star Vinyl Collection from Upper Deck.
Juwan was created in 1998 and is from the Starting lineup series by Kenner.  He is fully articulated.



Sunday, June 17, 2012

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Valerie

I was in the comic book store and came across the Archie comic book series featuring Valerie. Yes, Valerie from Josie and Pussycats.    Yes,  Veronica and Betty's Archie. Valerie and Archie are dating and thinking about their wedding.  Also in the comic book Valerie has a brother, named Trev and he is dating Betty.  Poor Veronica does not have anyone.

Rosario Dawson as Valerie

Comic Book series  #1

Comic book series #2

This is a four part series.  These are the first two in the series.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Kordell Stewart

Last Week Kordell Stewart announced his retirement.  What?  He has not played in years.  Well, the story is that he has not played in seven years but did not officially retire until last week.  He is the only African American quarterback created by Starting lineup.  I was always hoping that they would make a Doug Williams figure.  He was the first African American quarterback to win the Superbowl. 


Monday, June 4, 2012

Tim Duncan


It is the NBA Playoffs and I decided to look to see what active players I have in my collection.  I found that I have Tim Duncan from the San Antonio Spurs.  He is still with the same team from 1998 when he was created by Starting Lineup.   Mattel also created a Tim Duncan action figure.  He was harder to find and I just recently acquired him from ebay.   The Mattel face is smaller than the Starting Lineup face.  Mattel had created four players in the series.  Scottie Pippen, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Grant Hill.  I have Scottie Pippen.  I will try to purchase Kobe and Grant later.

Mattel

Starting Lineup