June 5, 2008
The elusive octopus finally makes an appearance (the first of many, to be sure) here at Indie Squid Kid, but this is no shy sea creature…
Behold the awesomeness that is Frogmen Vs. Radioactive Octopus!
Let’s get the formalities out of the way first. This fine product is brought to us by Accoutrements, the renowned purveyor of such delightful items as bacon bandages and the Crazy Cat Lady action figure. I purchased it a few years ago from my long-time former place of employment, The Bull’s Head Bookshop in Chapel Hill, NC, but you should look for it where ever tchotchke crap is sold.
The octopus figure itself is a pretty standard sculpt that is frequently used for toy octopi. However, this time it glows in the dark, prompting the following question…
We are left to puzzle this out for ourselves, but my money is on science.
The frogmen in question are, as you might expect,
They are armed with a variety of deadly weapons such as spear guns and pruning shears–but will it be enough to defeat this atomic monstrosity?
In this blogger’s opinion, not even close.