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The Jesus Action Figure “Restored”

The art world (and much of the internet) has been in a tizzy recently about a well-meaning elderly Spanish woman’s thoroughly botched attempt to restore a 19th centure fresco entitled Ecce Homo (Behold the Man) by Elias Garcia Martinez. For more than a century the painting has held price of place at the Sanctuary of [...]

The True Story of Zombie Jesus! (Even though you probably won’t believe it.)

The story of the Zombie Jesus is hotly debated by our customers. They accuse us of cleverly importing a Zombie Jesus and trying to market it as a production mistake. Even when we tell customers the truth, they tend not to believe us. So, I’m here to set the record straight. It was a mistake. [...]

Stickman and Spreadsheets Don’t Mix

Alisha G. sent us this photo of the sign she made for her office using the Stickman Action Figure. If you don’t feel that creative, you can always download some of the backdrops we made from the Planet Stickman website. Unicorn Crossing is a particular favorite around here.

Jesus Action Figure in the Weekly World News

Sure, we’ve been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, but for us the highlight of our mentions in the press came in 2002 when the now web-only Weekly World News called about the Jesus Action Figure. They were everything you would hope they would be. The woman who called had [...]

Interview With Seth Godin,
The Marketing Guru Action Figure

When we were looking for a model for our Marketing Guru Action Figure, one name came up again and again: Seth Godin. In addition to his career as a world famous marketer and founder of websites, Seth also writes an extremely popular blog. He preaches the end of marketers as media buyers and instead pushes [...]

Interview With Nancy Pearl, The Librarian Action Figure

  Since its introduction in 2003, the Librarian Action Figure has been one of our most popular items. After an initial backlash against it because some librarians thought it promoted negative stereotypes, it has become a symbol of exactly how cool librarians actually are. The model for the action figure, Nancy Pearl, agreed to let [...]

Super Fan Barcode Tattoo

  Lorin “Big Lo” Sandretzky stopped by our offices earlier this year to film a spot about one of his charity events for the local news. Big Lo, you may remember, was the model for our Super Fan Action Figure. Although the action figure was not one of our better sellers, we’ve always had a [...]