For some reason figurines are a popular portion of the geek culture. Video games come packed with them in special limited edition cases, and die hards will spend lots of money searching the internet to complete a collection. I donít go in for that, most likely because as an adult I donít know what Iíd do with them. But that doesnít stop figurines from being popular.
I should have known to just be patient after finding out how horribly cheap the Iron Man toys were. All the way in the land of the rising sun, at the Tokyo Toy Show, a couple of figures were shown off that should make most collectorís drool. Both Iron Man and Batman made an appearance on the showroom floor.
Each year at Disney World the parks open up to another group of rabid fans. For a single weekend at the happiest place on earth is transformed into the happiest place in a galaxy far far away. Star Wars weekend is a celebration of all things Force-full.