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The Iceman Cometh to McFarlane Toys by Susan Lulgjuraj
January 1, 2011, 8:03 pm
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By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor

When you think of George Gervin, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that sweet finger roll he made famous.

The Iceman and the finger roll have been synonymous with each other since Gervin started playing basketball.

McFarlane Toys has immortalized that pose – ABA style.

Fans can’t get the special figurine that depicts Gervin in a San Antonio Spurs ABA uniform just anywhere. It’s not available at McFarlane’s website or in stores.

The only place to pick up this exclusive statue is through Babaie Promotions Inc., (www.bpifanconnect.com). Part of the proceeds will go to the George Gervin Youth Center, a K-12 charter school in San Antonio that offers a number of services for students and their families.

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McFarlane’s Multi-Jointed NFL Offering and More by tolentinotown

By Andrew Tolentino | Assistant Editor

While disassembling the action figure interpretation of “Waterworld” I set up in my second bathroom, it occurred to me that we neglected to note a couple of McFarlane’s (relatively) new football releases.

Making their six-inch sculptural debuts, Miles Austin, Rashard Mendenhall, Michael Crabtree, Tim Tebow and Ryan Grant appear in epic form in McFarlane’s NFL Football Series 23. The September release also spawned (pun definitely intended) a new Donovan McNabb action figure,  featuring his new wardrobe. Packed with new heat for the chase,  Series 23 carries an affordable retail price at $11.99 per figure. Continue reading



***NOW CLOSED*** FREE STUFF FRIDAY (6-4) Contest No. 4 — A 2010 McFarlane Toys Playmakers figure (three winners) by Chris Olds

We’re back with another Free Stuff Friday — our weekly ritual where we try and get some cool stuff into the hands of our readers just for answering some simple card-related trivia.

How can you win? Follow the directions below and answer the questions below in a comment right here …  it’s that simple.

Tips: Don’t try stuffing the comments box — we’ll check IP addresses — and make sure to include your name and email address so you can be contacted if you win.

Get the question(s) after the jump …

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McFarlane Toys unveils latest Cooperstown Collection Sports Picks baseball figures by Chris Olds

McFarlane Toys released images for the latest in its popular Cooperstown Collection line of SportsPicks action figures and there are a few inclusions that are worthy of Hall of Fame plaques.

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