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Buzz Lightyear Bubbles


Today we have bubbles… or at least things that make bubbles. One in the bath the other in the air. Why does that sound so wrong?

To the left is a bottle of traditional “blow through a textured hole on a stick” bubbles. Buzz stands atop the lid looking off into the distance surely wondering why I didn’t dust it before I shot the picture.

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My Ultimate Buzz Collectible: Chogokin Buzz Lightyear

This thing has been haunting me ever since I saw it for the first time. Easily the most complex, detailed Buzz Lightyear figure in the world. Also the most expensive… which is why, until recently, I never ordered one. Well, I happen to have a little spare change laying around from Christmas and birthdays… so I went for it. Placed my order. It was shipped from Japan last week and a delivery was attempted today to my front door. I’m going to head out to FedEx in half an hour to pick it up.

Assuming it survived the trip from Japan, through Anchorage, Alaska; Memphis, Tennessee; and Tampa, Florida… I should be a pretty happy camper within the hour. Just look at this thing!

And that’s just the beginning. It comes with like 8 different faces. It’s super-pose-able. It even lets you take off the backpack and remove little fake batteries! After 17 years I can now consider my Buzz Lightyear collection complete!

Rather than photographing or videotaping the whole unboxing… here’s a great video that takes you through an in depth review.

Check out more photos of this amazing collectible here.


I. LOVE. IT. Is that even Christian? He’s awesome! Pics! (Click to make them big)

Buzz 137 – Painted Buzz Lightyear Carving

I went ahead and painted the Buzz carving from Monday. This might be considered cheating… but I did a lot of research and had to learn how to paint and finish wood for this to be possible. So on Monday I presented the figure… and today I present the paint job.

This Buzz says, “Momma says I got a laaaazy eye.!”

Buzz 135 – Hand-Carved Buzz Lightyear

After many weeks, and after many nicks and cuts, I put the finishing touches on my hand-carved wooden Buzz Lightyear figure. I added individually carved arms and pinned them to the main figure with carved dowels. They move.

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Buzz 036 – Construction Paper Buzz

This Buzz was created with marbleized construction paper… kind of on accident. I meant to buy the regular kind… but somehow came home with this pearly stuff. Color selection was limited so I cheated a bit. The black parts are red paper with black marker… and the eyes and smile (white) are card stock.

The entire buzz was created with nothing but the paper, rubber cement and a pair of scissors. No drawing, sketching, planning of any kind. I watched Swamp Thing while I put him together (extra trivia).

This Buzz says, “I feel tie-died and groovy, man.”