Archive for August, 2013

Darth Maul with Sith Speeder (Jedi Force)

August 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Darth Maul with Sith Speeder (Jedi Force)

I am quite enthralled by the rebooted Jedi Force line by Hasbro. I find that in general, the figures are very well made and offer a pretty good value, especially the figure 2-packs. One of the new 2013 releases in this line is none other than Darth Maul and his Sith Speeder, which I’ll be reviewing today.

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Jase Robertson

August 30, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Jase Robertson

I’m a lot like Jase. I often find myself distracted at work by other interests. While his are outdoor pursuits, mine involve toys. Either way, I can see a streak in him that I see in myself. Appearance: Again, like Uncle Si, I suspect the body here is reused. In this it worked out well. […]

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The AFB Podcast Episode 79: Mega Marvel Toys of the Week!

August 29, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 79: Mega Marvel Toys of the Week! Episode SEVENTY-NINE 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, Ben and Adam for Episode Seventy-NIne...

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Name That…I Told You So

August 29, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Name That…I Told You So

This shadow looks like a preachy parent to me.    

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Name That…Pack with Straps

August 27, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Pack with Straps

It’s back to school time and everybody needs a new back pack.

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Lt. Col. James Rhodes

August 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Lt. Col. James Rhodes

Well, after I got the Mark 42 Iron Man action figure from the Iron Man Legends line, I knew I needed the Iron Patriot armor also seen in the Iron Man 3 movie.

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El-Les

August 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
El-Les

  Right at the start of the third season of the Clone Wars TV show, we got a look at the training process that each clone cadet has to go through in order to join the ranks of the Grand Army of the Republic.   One of the new characters introduced in that episode was El-Les, […]

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Uncle Si

August 23, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Uncle Si

Mrs. Nerd and I are reality TV junkies. However, we don’t watch every thing out there. I was really surprised when she said she wanted to watch an episode of Duck Dynasty. Normally, her tastes don’t run to anything close to outdoors. So we watched and episode, and another episode, and another….You get the idea. […]

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The AFB Podcast Episode 78 is up now!

August 22, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 78 is up now! Episode SEVENTY-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, Ben and John for Episode Seventy-Eig...

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Name That…Skinny Dude

August 22, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Skinny Dude

This guy just looks really skinny to me.  

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8/24/13: 2 More Reasons for Happy GI Joe Fans

August 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
8/24/13: 2 More Reasons for Happy GI Joe Fans

If you were here last week, I gave 4 reasons that the 8/24 /13 is huge for GI Joe fans….and I missed some. The four I had last week were: 1. 1-year Anniversary of 3D Joes 2. Dave from Flag Points Birthday 3. Launch of Vintage 3D Joes 4. Coil Con in Kokomo, Indiana   […]

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Name That…Heisenberg Dinosaur

August 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Heisenberg Dinosaur

Love his hat. I love hats in general.

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Storm Surge Armor Iron Man

August 19, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Storm Surge Armor Iron Man

Well, today I’ll be reviewing yet another Iron Man action figure that I find to be more deserving of being a part of your collection than any of the current 4-inch Iron Man 3 offerings by Hasbro, even though it is a repaint of a figure we got a couple of years back.

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Destroyer Droid (Clone Wars)

August 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Destroyer Droid (Clone Wars)

Recently, I commented on how the regular Clone Wars Battle Droids tended to warm pegs at stores although, I do think that those guys will eventually sell, at the right price point, while the subject of today’s review, the Droideka, a.k.a. Destroyer Droid may be a harder sale.

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Raphael

August 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Raphael

Today I’m reviewing the last of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from Playmates Toys line inspired by the Nickelodeon cartoon series, the brooding Raphael.

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Name That…Fight Me

August 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Fight Me

This dude looks like he is itching for a fight.

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4 Reasons 8-24-2013 is HUGE for GI Joe fans!

August 14, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
4 Reasons 8-24-2013 is HUGE for GI Joe fans!

8/24/13 has turned into a perfect storm(shadow) of GI Joe goodness! Here’s 4 reasons why:   1. 1 Year Anniversary of 3DJoes.com! Congratulations! Even if you aren’t a GI Joe fan this is a fun sight to check out all of the rotating views of all your favorite Joes. You might also remember 3D Joes […]

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Name That…Blocks

August 13, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Blocks

I love where the thing where this is from. I’ll leave you to figure which thing.  

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Iron Man Mark 42

August 12, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Iron Man Mark 42

Well, avoiding the 4-inch Assemblers and the even cheaper single carded Iron Man figures was easier than I thought. These will eventually drop in price to a point where I may consider buying one or two just for archival purposes, but the one figure I could not let slip by is the 6-inch version of the latest Iron Man 3 armor.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 76: Kotobukiya ArtFX Aquaman / Molding Outside the Lines

August 8, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 76: Kotobukiya ArtFX Aquaman / Molding Outside the Lines Episode SEVENTY-SIX 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 John for Episode Seventy-Si...

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