Archive for July, 2013

Superman & Krypto (Imaginext)

July 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Superman & Krypto (Imaginext)

What do Superman and Iron Man have in common, other than their last names? Well, both had big budget movies released in the summer of 2013 and none of the toy-license holders could be bothered to produce decent action figures for them in the 3.75 inch scale.

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Name That…Grill

July 30, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Grill

Sadly, I have a gas grill and no propane. It’s summer, I should fix that.  

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The AFB Podcast Episode 74: SDCC 2013 / Deep Fried Figures Mechawhale

July 29, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 74: SDCC 2013 / Deep Fried Figures Mechawhale Episode SEVENTY-FOUR 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, Eli, Ben and Tom for Episode Seventy-...

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Doctor Who & Princess Bride Inspired Posters For Sale!

July 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who & Princess Bride Inspired Posters For Sale!

  I love to help all of my online friends out when I can by promoting stuff they are working on or displaying pictures of their art. This time I’m doing it for for somebody very, very special to me: The lovely and talented Mrs. Nerd! One of the cool things is she sees things […]

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Doctor Zaius Says

July 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Zaius Says

Yup. Were on Facebook. Just to make things interesting, I’m going to start posting pics from time to time over there featuring the wisdom of Doctor Zaius. This one is free, you’ll have to follow on Facebook to see more. TV & Film Toys Facebook Page    

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Name That…Tall Dude

July 25, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Name That…Tall Dude

I’m neither tall nor thin. Nor have a tail.

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Snake Eyes (Ninja Duel)

July 24, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Snake Eyes (Ninja Duel)

I have to say that it struck me as odd that even after the one-year delay for the movie premiere, the first wave of figures released by Hasbro for the G.I. Joe Retaliation movie line were not based on actual movie costumes. Some characters did benefit from this approach, of course, but some others were not as fortunate.

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July 23, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More

Okay. I liked this picture. The accessory to identify is the blanket that Jean and Scott are using for their picnic on the mansion grounds.  

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Wolverine (Marvel Legends)

July 22, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Wolverine (Marvel Legends)

Lucky me, the Wolverine released in this series is the one attired in the X-Force uniform, which is fundamentally his Astonishing costume with the yellow bits replaced by gray, or in this case, a slightly blue-ish silver color.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 73: Hasbro Star Wars AT-AT / The Decline of the Movie Tie-In Action Figure

July 18, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 73: Hasbro Star Wars AT-AT / The Decline of the Movie Tie-In Action Figure Episode SEVENTY-THREE 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, Justin and Ben for Episode Seventy-Three o...

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Name That…Floppy Hat

July 18, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Floppy Hat

I bought a hat like this recently. Not fashionable, but gets the job done.  

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Name That…Not Jaeger Weapon

July 16, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Not Jaeger Weapon

I really loved Pacific Rim.  Really  

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Dr. Evazan

July 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dr. Evazan

Well, let me be frank here by saying that, back in the 70’s, I never really remembered how the guy that was about to pick a fight with Luke in the cantina scene looked like.

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Name That…Girdle Dude

July 11, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Girdle Dude

This guy appears to be wearing some sort of waist slimming product.      

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Name That…Sack

July 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Sack

Somebody got left holding the bag.

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Hit Monkey (Marvel Legends)

July 8, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Hit Monkey (Marvel Legends)

Today I finally get to review the character that actually caused me to bite into the Marvel Legends apple this year, the one and only Hit Monkey.

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Leonardo

July 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Leonardo

After reviewing Donatello, it really didn’t take too much for me to go back and grab another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle from the shelf. This time I decided to pickup the elder brother, Leonardo.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 71: Funko Designer Reis O’Brien!

July 4, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 71: Funko Designer Reis O’Brien! Episode SEVENTY-ONE 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 Eli, Scott, Adam and John for Episode Seventy...

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Name That…Nice Haircut

July 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Nice Haircut

I miss getting hair cuts. This guys doesn’t.  

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Dark Ninja (Retaliation)

July 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dark Ninja (Retaliation)

Well, one thing that the G.I. Joe Retaliation movie had in spades were ninjas, so it stand to reason that the toy line should also have it’s fill of the stealthy warriors.

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