DorkLair #51: Turtle Power (NECA TMNT)

by DorkLair

The hosts share listeners’ recent pickups,  announce the latest giveaway, cover the week’s action figure news, and review the SDCC 2018 exclusive NECA TMNT 1990 movie set.

Bill and Chris discuss both their own and listeners’ recent pickups, then announce the newest DorkLair giveaway. In the news are some Black Series, Vintage Collection, Hot Toys, and more. In this week’s feature, Bill and Chris review the SDCC 2018 exclusive NECA TMNT 1990 movie set.

In episode fifty-one, listeners over on the DorkLair Instagram page shared some of their recent finds, and the hosts also share some of their pickups from the last week. Follow the DorkLair Instagram for more weekly questions to engage with the show. To celebrate the fifty-plus episode milestone, the DorkLair begins another giveaway, so tune in to find out what you could win and how to enter.

In the News

Come hang out with the DorkLair hosts and listeners in the RetroZap Discord server, and get up-to-the-minute action figure news and drama-free collecting chat. Email the show at or call 413-337-1138 with chat topics and news you’d like the hosts to discuss. The feature figure this week is the NECA TMNT 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie set. Hear Chris and Bill’s review of the NECA Turtles four pack on the latest episode of the DorkLair!

Other Links

RetroZap Discord server

DorkLair Podcast Faceboook Group

DorkLair’s Mezco One:12 Collective Checklist

Brick City Blockade Star Wars SH Figuarts reviews.

Feel free to copy, comment on, or share Bill’s SH Figuarts spreadsheet.

The Tamashii Nations Star Wars reference page.

DorkLair year one logo created James Volpe aka Jimmy the Ska Geek.

DorkLair year two logo created by Mike Uziel @MikeUziel.

DorkLair theme music is by Luke Schreiber aka LukeSells.

Connect with the Hosts

Bill: @LostStarWars | Chris: @DukeFett | Larry: @Larry.Waters.056 

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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.

DorkLair #51: Turtle Power (NECA TMNT 1990 Movie Set)

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