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The Shelf Warmers

The Shelf Warmers

By Darby Harn
Host Darby Harn (@Darbyharn) shares his thoughts on toys, films, television, books, graphic novels and all things nerd on this fun podcast.
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Customs Or Originals? Debating Star Wars Reproductions
In this week's episode, Sugu and I discuss the advent of supremely crafted reproductions of original Kenner Star Wars figures and in some cases, the creation of new original figures in the Kenner style. Websites discussed in the episode: Stan Solo Smithlord Creations Big Horns Intro by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
01:15:36
February 26, 2021
Where Are The WandaVision Action Figures?
In this week's episode, Sugu and I ponder where in the world are the Marvel Legends action figures from WandaVision, as well as discuss some major glaring holes in our toy collections. Big Horns Intro by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
01:13:35
February 19, 2021
Spider-Man, Spider-Man
This week on the podcast Sugu and I talk about your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. We talk about the Mafex and Marvel Legends toys, the comic book character and his history, and how he ties into the films and shows we love. Big Horns Intro by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
01:02:03
February 12, 2021
Black Panther, King Of The Toys
This week on the podcast Sugu and I talk about Black Panther. We talk about the Marvel Legends toy, the comic book character, and the film icon.  Big Horns Intro by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
01:11:46
February 5, 2021
Those Filthy Disgusting Jawas
This week Sugu and I discuss one of my all-time favorite Star Wars characters, the Jawa. We also discuss the Holy Grail of the Vinyl Cape Jawa as well as things for newer collectors to vintage Star Wars toys to keep in mind. Links: 12back.com The Star Wars Collector's Archive Big Horns Intro by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
58:35
January 29, 2021
Boba Fett Is No Good To Us Dead
This week we discuss one of the greatest action figures of all time, Boba Fett. We talk about his past, present and future, and how Sugu once made him fly with a straw. We discuss a few toys in the episode. This is Play Arts Kai Boba Fett. Big Horns Intro by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
01:04:34
January 21, 2021
Action Figure Heroes As Strong Men
Sugu and I discuss how the action figure heroes of our youth like Luke Skywalker, Superman, and Optimus Prime have become avatars of violence in recent years. Oh, and how that relates to the events of 1/6. Big Horns Intro by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
01:18:44
January 15, 2021
Collecting Optimus Prime In Japan
My friend Sugu and I discuss one of our favorite toys and characters, Optimus Prime, on the first episode of The Shelf Warmers. We also discuss collecting Transformers in Japan, the traumatizing opening of a certain animated movie in 1986, and lots of other stuff. Here are some links referenced in the podcast: Sugu's article about his collection. Bobby Skullface Review. The Movie News Network Podcast. Stop motion of MP-10 Optimus. Stop motion of MP-44 Optimus.
01:12:15
January 7, 2021