Monthly Archives: March 2014

Super Hero Biography #3 Green Hornet (Britt Reid SR.)

Super Hero Biography

Who is the underworld figure known as the Green Hornet? Well, strap in if you want to find out.  Britt Reid Sr. is the son of wealthy newspaper (“The Sentinel” based in Chicago, USA) owner, Dan Reid Jr., the nephew of the Lone Ranger. When Britt was about 20 years old. He traveled the world. On one such trip to China, Britt saved a chinese man named Kato from Japanese brutality during WW2. In gratitude for saving his life, Kato then became Britt’s bodyguard. The two men became close friends and they returned to America to fight crime with Britt as the Green Hornet along with Kato his unnamed valet. They, also have a super car known as the “Black Beauty”. The Green Hornet was thought to be a criminal himself as Britt believed the best way to fight crime was from within.  The Green Hornet uses tranquilizer darts and a gas gun to battle crime.  Britt was now the owner of “The Sentinel” as his father had passed on. He used the newspaper  to  further boost his reputation as the Green Hornet.  After five years, he retired as there was no crime left in the city.  Hope that you have enjoyed today’s post. If you would like to read something else, feel free to leave a message.

Star lord out.

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Ultra Poseable Spider Man

Marvel

Faithful readers, as I had stated in a previous post, work had become incredibly busy.   However, I have managed to find some free time and I find myself here writing this review.  Anyway, I would like to dedicate today’s post to Mike and his incredible site . I would like to thank Mike for  his help with this site.  So, this is Peter Parker,  the amazing Spider-Man (one of Mike’s favourite super heroes and coincidentally mine) as he appeared in the 2012 movie “The Amazing Spider-Man”.

Spider-Man is one of the most well-known super heroes. As his origin story goes.  Peter Parker was always the nerdy science geek and victim of the bullies. He was raised lovingly by his Aunt and Uncle since his parents had died when Peter was two(they had died on a spy mission). One day, he went on a field trip to a science lab and was bitten by a radioactive spider. He then began to undergo a metamorphosis into a human spider. He gained the  proportionate strength of a spider, its ability to climb walls,  and also an ESP warning sense of danger. He also fashioned web fluid as a means of transportation and weaponry.  This may all sound inspiring but it’s only half the story. Peter now had all this power at his disposal and wanted to use it to make money.  So, he became a wrestler. When a man in the building where the wrestling office was located was robbed, Peter let the thief go free. He felt it wasn’t his obligation to stop the thief.  The thief got away, and as a result, his beloved Uncle  was shot when the thief tried to rob Peter’s house. Peter went after the crook and when he found out his Uncle’s killer was the thief he had set free Peter decided to become Spider Man to make up for his Uncle Ben getting killed.

This figure is said to be ultra poseable. Let’s see how it holds up to all the hype. First, we’ll have a look at the sculpting. The sculpting on this figure is beautiful and the paint is amazing you can see all the textures as in the movie and it’s aesthetically pleasing.  The figure itself is very flexible and able to move its feet in every direction. The same goes for its hands. It also has double-jointed knees; thighs with swivels hinged joints, torso articulation; double-jointed elbows with swivel biceps; peg shoulders, and a peg head with a hinge that allow it to look up and down! So Ultra Poseable easily the ultimate articulation on a 3 3/4 inch figure. (If you have a suggestion on what you want me to write on next, leave a comment be it movies, fun facts, super hero biographies or figure reviews. Keep on reading, true believers.)  10 out of 10.

Star Lord out.

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