Friday, July 18, 2008

Seventh must-have Vinyl Figure(s) of 2008

Okay, these aren't actually from 2008. Jim Henson's City Critters were launched at Comicon in San Diego last year (the same event I'll be at next week) and are based on sketches from the late Muppet Master's notebooks. Great aren't they? It obviously took them a while to filter through to the UK as it's taken me ages to get all eight. But worth every penny. Love 'em.

In some ways they remind me of the Crater Critters from the 1970s I mentioned back in this post here. It's almost as if those monochrome, poorly-sculpted, polypropylene aliens that once lived inside our cereal packets have evolved ...

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