Marvel Reviews

Lady Deadpool

Lady Deadpool

A couple years back, in comics, the ever-popular Deadpool got into interdimensional travel, where he found slightly different versions of himself; one such incarnation had a complete set of XX chromosomes.

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More

Name That...Accessory

Name That…Pull Duck?

Name That…Pull Duck?

Why did Joey and Chandler have a duck? Is that legal in the city?

December 27, 2016 | By | Reply More

Star Wars Reviews

Jyn Erso (Eadu)

Jyn Erso (Eadu)

Even before seeing the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story movie, I was quite excited about getting new toys associated with it, and one of the first I bought is this Sergeant Jyn Erso (Eadu) figure, from Hasbro’s basic 3.75-inch line.

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More

Name That...Shadow

Name That…Cut You!

Name That…Cut You!

I will cut you!

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More

AFB Podcast / Audio Name That

The AFB Podcast Episode 209: Toy Fair News Part 2 / NECA Dog Alien / Bishoujo Black Canary / Walking Dead Hospital Doors

The AFB Podcast Episode 209: Toy Fair News Part 2 / NECA Dog Alien / Bishoujo Black Canary / Walking Dead Hospital Doors


Episode 209 of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


This week, join Ben, John, and Scott for a great new show packed full of toy fun!

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

If you don’t use iTunes, you can download Episode 209 here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! 


The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

February 28, 2016 | By More

Other Recent Posts

Ares (Collect and Connect)

Ares (Collect and Connect)

It is a deviously crafty move on the part of Mattel to make the main antagonist from the successful Wonder Woman movie available as the Collect & Connect bonus figure in the corresponding DC Multiverse assortment,

October 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wonder Woman (with Cloak)

Wonder Woman (with Cloak)

So, Wonder Woman. A surprisingly good movie released by Warner in 2017 and of course, Mattel has the license to make toys based on this movie.

September 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Queen Hippolyta

Queen Hippolyta

Hippolyta is a major character at the beginning of the film as played by actress Connie Nielsen, and this action figure depicts her in a very regal outfit consisting mostly of a long cloak worn over a very ornate suit of Amazonian armor.

September 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Diana of Themyscira (Wonder Woman)

Diana of Themyscira (Wonder Woman)

Mattel produced this Diana of Themyscira action figure to go with the 2017 Wonder Woman movie line as part of the DC Multiverse collection.

September 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Steve Trevor

Steve Trevor

I find it odd that after decades of hearing from toy makers that action figures based on female characters don’t sell as well as those based on male characters, Mattel decided to go for an almost entirely female selection for the Wonder Woman movie wave within the DC Multiverse line.

September 6, 2017 | By | Reply More