Figma Hulk (THE AVENGERS) Announced With Pre-Orders


Today the Good Smile Company has opened pre-orders for their Figma Hulk figure. This version of the Hulk is based on the 2012 blockbuster movie, The Avengers. I must say it has very nicely captured the raging green-skinned alter ego of Bruce Banner in fantastic plastic form. The Figma Hulk figure stands 21 cm tall (about 8.3 inches), making this the biggest Figma to be made, to-date. The figure comes with a […]

Detroit Shows Graffiti Is Not Ugly, Artists From Around The World Paint Eastern Market For Murals in the Market!

This week in Detroit, Michigan, there has been a fantastic event taking places, the Murals in the Market. Over 45 local and international artists have come to Detroit to partake in a design festival, this includes graffiti art all around the Eastern Market. If you have been there before, you have seen some of the amazing and crazy pieces of art that was featured on the buildings in the market area. Now […]

When Worlds Collide: Stormtroopers vs Aliens!


When it comes to fan favorite properties, one things fans like to do is imagine what it would be like if two were mashed up. We’ve had two favorites already together with Aliens and Predator, but unless they are owned by the same company it is rare to see this happen. Artist Guillem Pongiluppi has brought together two very popular sci-fi properties in this Stormtroopers vs Aliens piece, causing my mind to […]

A Proud and Encouraging Moment, A Project 20 Years In The Making Becoming A Reality, The Resistants


Today in the mail I received some copies of a book that I am working on, The Resistants. This has been a project that I have been working on with a friend of mine for 20 years now. Well we started the project 20 years ago, then things changed course for us and it went to the back burner. Now this year it is set to return and I couldn’t be happier. […]

New Samsung Serif, Is Design and Tech Merged Beautifully


I love technology. I’m not ashamed to admit I’m a huge Apple fan either. To me they are the masters of design and beauty when it comes to tech. But every so often another company manages to do it right as well. The Nest thermostat is an example of that. Well today over at Fast Company Design Blog, they posted about the latest the latest TV from Samsun, the Samsung Serif, and […]

Welcome To The New Flying Ninja Kick!


This marks the second attempt to relaunch the Flying Ninja Kick blog. This time it is going to be a little different. I’m still a co-editor over at Pop Critica, but I wanted to have a place where I could be a little more personable and “tinker under the hood” and not worry about breaking things. With that said, some things I’d like to discuss here or share with others, I don’t […]