Bill and Chris begin to explore the SH Figuarts Marvel action figure line, while in the news there’s some SHF Star Wars on the horizon and lots of other great figure news. And they review SH Figuarts Iron Man MK-III.
This week Bill and Chris bring a little non-Star Wars action into the DorkLair with an look at the SH Figuarts Marvel action figure line. While in the news a couple SHF Star Wars releases along with some Avengers are right around the corner. Hot Toys Infinity War Thanos has gone up for pre-order, and well blow me down is that a Mezco Popeye I see? The episode 33 feature figure is SH Figuarts Iron Man MK-III.
DorkLair #33: Invincible (SH Figuarts Iron Man MK-III)
In episode thirty-three, Chris is back to share his love for the SH Figuarts Marvel action figure line. Chris has been collecting the Avengers and friends since the Age of Ultron, and walks listeners back through some of the releases. In the news, Figuarts ANH Vader is set to release April 27 and Maul’s Speeder on April 13. Also soon to be released are a few more Sh Figuarts Avengers figures. Hot Toys Thanos from Infinity War has gone up for pre-order. And Mezco has announced the One:12 Collective Popeye the sailor man. Finally model builders can now recreate the trench run with the Bandai Death Star Attack kit. Email the show at email@example.com or call 413-337-1138 with chat topics and news you’d like the hosts to discuss. The feature figure this week is SH Figuarts Iron Man MK-III. Hear Chris’s impressions and Bill’s reactions on the latest episode of the DorkLair!
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The DorkLair is a collecting podcast with emphasis on premium action figures. Host Bill Drewnowski has been collecting and following Star Wars SH Figuarts since 2015 when the line first began. Therefore it is a primary focus of his Star Wars collection. In each episode, Bill features one figure from his hobby room, the DorkLair, for discussion, review, and recommendation. Guests include members of the collecting community who share varying levels of interest in premium and import action figures.
Bill and guests sit down each week with figure in hand and the mission to appreciate the simple style and heroic action of the Star Wars SH Figuarts line in its entirety, one figure per episode. The DorkLair takes a look at all the hits and misses in the line, including honest criticism and which figures to skip completely. Meanwhile there is opportunity for comparison between other lines in similar scale including Hasbro’s The Black Series and Medicom’s MAFEX lines.
In addition to the feature figure, Bill and guests cover announcements, pre-orders, exclusives, new releases, collecting tips, and hunting strategies. From casual Black Series collectors looking to learn about imports for the first time, to SH Figuarts completionists seeking in-depth talk about their favorite releases, the DorkLair is a perfect place to enjoy import collecting.