The Marvel super Hero Mashers line has to be one of the weirdest concepts Hasbro has put out there in quite a while. The idea of mixing and matching pieces from several of the more iconic Marvel superheroes to form a hybrid is one that at first sight may appeal mostly to the youngest of children.
Seem like when I was a kid, everyone had some sort of toy rocket. Astronaut stuff was everywhere. I miss that.
Ever wondered what would a First Order Stormtrooper wear underneath all the armor? Well, apparently they go about with black cargo pants and long-sleeve T-shirts, as attested by this Finn (Jakku) action figure.
I read recently that if a giraffe drank a cup of coffee, it would be cold by the time it got to the bottom of its’ neck. Why would we need to know this?
The AFB Podcast Episode 209: Toy Fair News Part 2 / NECA Dog Alien / Bishoujo Black Canary / Walking Dead Hospital Doors
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This week we tackle the second half of our armchair coverage of the 2016 Toy Fair News, and then we run through three great new Toys of the Week;
- NECA Aliens Series 3 Dog Alien
- Kotobukiya Bishoujo Black Canary
- McFarlane Toys Walking Dead Hospital Doors Building Set
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