Archive for January, 2013

Name That…Not Idol

January 31, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Not Idol

This shadow reminds me of the Indiana Jones Fertility Idol.

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Captain Ace

January 30, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Captain Ace

I’ve mentioned a lot in GI Joe reviews how I was an Air Force brat. It should come as no surprise that I’m an Ace fan. I did put off getting the newest Skystriker for awhile, though. First, I had the old one. Second, I don’t really have a place to display it. My thoughts […]

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Name That…Good Book

January 29, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Good Book

This must be a decent read, it says so right on the cover.

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Ultimate Hawkeye

January 28, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Ultimate Hawkeye

One figure I never got to see back when the first wave of Avengers action figures started to show up in stores, was this version of Marvel’s Hawkeye.

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Shock Trooper

January 26, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Shock Trooper

It’s been a long time since I bought a clone trooper or the like. I have bunch and just really don’t need more. The Shock Trooper lured me in for a couple reasons. First, he was on sale. Second, I only have two of them. Appearance: Like most clone troopers, the base armor is the […]

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Captain Keyes

January 25, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Captain Keyes

One of the more prominent characters in the Halo mythos is UNSC Captain Jacob Keyes. He was the CO of the USNC vessel Pillar of Autumn from the first Halo game and he was also included in several of the Halo novels written after the game’s success.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 48: Marvel Select Storm / Blue Beetle Toy History

January 25, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 48: Marvel Select Storm / Blue Beetle Toy History Episode FORTY EIGHT of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct download! Download and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now!  Join Scott, Justin and Eli for Episode F...

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Name That…Hey There Dude

January 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Hey There Dude

Hey! How’s it going?

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The End of Fringe

January 23, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The End of Fringe

Mrs. Nerd asked me the day after watching the last Fringe episode how I felt about it. We went on to talk about our various thoughts on the series and so forth. It was a quite enjoyable conversation. Thinking about it, the conversation contained none of the usual questions about series finales. We didn’t discuss […]

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Name That…Pseudo Lego

January 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Pseudo Lego

Why do Lego blocks hurt so bad when you step on them?  

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Super Shield Captain America

January 21, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Super Shield Captain America

Super Shield Captain America is intended to be from the Ultimates continuity, as attested by the slightly more down-to earth attire. The overall level of detail is excellent, with good body proportions and the upper torso scale texture, along with the seams and straps added to the rest of the costume.

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Weequay Skiff Guard

January 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Weequay Skiff Guard

One of the last figures from the Star Wars Vintage Collection is one I had been waiting to get for quite some time. The vintage Kenner Weequay was one I really liked from my childhood, because it was one of those figures whose arms were made in a pose that was not just straight down.

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Spartan Mk. VI

January 18, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Spartan Mk. VI

The Spartan I’m reviewing today is somewhat unusual. You’ll see, when McFarlane Toys started doing figures for the Halo: Reach game, they changed the scale slightly, so all of the figures they had released previously for Halo 3 ended up being shorter than the new ones.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 47: Rapid Fire Reviews / ShelfLife.net’s James Chillcott

January 17, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 47: Rapid Fire Reviews / ShelfLife.net’s James Chillcott Episode FORTY SEVEN of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct download! Download and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now!  Join John, Adam and Ben for Episode Forty Sev...

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Name That…Geared Up

January 17, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Name That…Geared Up

If you want credit for guessing this one correctly, you will need either the characters name or the actor’s name.

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The Mummy (Lego Monster Fighters)

January 16, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
The Mummy (Lego Monster Fighters)

I’d passed this Lego set up a couple times. I knew I’d get it eventually, though. Lego and a Mummy? How could I pass it up? The Mummy is a generic mummy in this case. With glowing red eyes, this standard minifigure has risen from a pile of bricks to terrorize the night. As always, […]

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Name That…Eye Thing

January 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Eye Thing

I know where this comes from and still have no idea why it needed action figure form.

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Elsinore Case Download

January 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Elsinore Case Download

Since Jack asked in the comment section of the Bob & Doug McKenzie Wallpaper post, I’ll put the Elisnore cases up for download. For those that don’t know, Elsinore is the beer company that is the main focus of the Strange Brew movie. When McFarlane made the Bob & Doug figures, I’m assuming they didn’t […]

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Shae Vizla

January 12, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Shae Vizla

Like Darth Malgus, Shae Vizla (VC101) is another character from the Star Wars: The Old Republic online game. She appears for the first time in the same trailer video where Malgus debuted, infiltrating the upper reaches of the Jedi Temple on Coruscant and keeping at bay the non-Jedi security forces inside.

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UNSC Warthog Combat Edition (Halo 4)

January 11, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
UNSC Warthog Combat Edition (Halo 4)

One vehicle that had to be included in Jada Toys’ lineup for the Halo 4 line is the Warthog. Jada produced this vehicle in a couple different scales, both in the Combat Edition and High Gloss finish.

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