Mike Modano can be all yours this weekend, for a mere 15 bucks. But act fast: There are only 3,000 of him to go around. You can pick him up at NorthPark Center Saturday and Sunday, when the NHL hosts an All-Star Trading Card and Memorabilia show in conjunction with the its All-Star Game taking place at the American Airlines Center. Never you mind that Modano ain't actually playing in the game.
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Spawn creator Todd McFarlane nonetheless is coming to town and bringing with him the limited-production Modano action figure, which features him hoisting the Stanley Cup. And here's a trivia nugget sure to tingle the spine of all action-figure collecting dorks: McFarlane says this is his company's first-ever "NHL Event Exclusive." A very big picture of the figure's after the jump.
Wow. Only it doesn't come with a Willa Ford action figure, but those are cheap and in plentiful supply, so don't fret.
In related action-figure, the Tony Romo figure we told you about last week was removed from eBay; why, we have no idea. But fear not: Someone has added to eBay another customized "Tony Romo CHOKES" figure, this one featuring the Cowboys QB in a throwback jersey. It's going for considerably less than its predecessor: After eight bids, the price is up to a mere $20.50. Bidding closes January 20, so act fastish. Or not. Me, I think I want this. --Robert Wilonsky