Archive for November, 2013

501st Legion Clone Trooper

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
501st Legion Clone Trooper

Well, even though this figure was released sometime last year, Hasbro saw fit to include the 501st Legion Clone Trooper (VC60) in the “Greatest Hits” wave in the now-paused Star Wars Vintage Collection, which recently afforded me the chance to add it to my collection.

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Thor (Battle Hammer)

November 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Thor (Battle Hammer)

With the second Thor movie a few weeks away from opening at theaters, I still have not found a single merchandise item at local stores. However, I was not entirely denied, as I did acquire and action figure from the previous movie line.

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Cosmic Strike Red Skull (Avengers Assemble)

November 18, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Cosmic Strike Red Skull (Avengers Assemble)

So, after a rather lengthy drought at stores, the new action figures associated to the Avengers Assemble cartoon are finally trickling down at my usual jaunts.

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Clone Trooper Hevy

November 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Clone Trooper Hevy

Way back in the first season of the Clone Wars animated series we got introduced to a group of novice group of clones that repelled a Battle Droid invasion on a distant but vital outpost.

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Joker DC Mystery Mini Vinyl Figure Review

November 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Joker DC Mystery Mini Vinyl Figure Review

Mrs. Nerd subscribed me to Nerd Block a couple months ago and the second one struck all the right notes with me. The first thing was a really cool Darth Vader t-shirt. The second was a DC Mystery Mini blind box. While it would have been nice to get a Batman, this Joker wasn’t a […]

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Name That…Speedy Dude

November 14, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Speedy Dude

This guy looks like a motorcycle racer to me.  

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Name That…Purple Toothpick

November 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Purple Toothpick

True Fact: When I was a kid colored toothpicks were used in place of Ligthsabers with Star Wars Figures.      

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Big Time Spider-Man

November 11, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Big Time Spider-Man

Big Time Spider-Man was released in the Marvel Legends line as part of the Arnim Zola wave, and he is depicted in a full black suit with bright green lines forming the spider symbol on his chest and running alongside his limbs.

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Sweetums

November 8, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Sweetums

It’s really ironic when I think about it. Yes, you probably know I’m a recovering Star Wars collector. But, the two lines I was really collecting that caused me to create TVFT were The Muppets and World of Springfield Simpsons. Strangely, there aren’t a whole lot of reviews here for either of those. So I […]

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The AFB Podcast Episode 90: Bowen Designs Warbird / Colossus Toy History

November 8, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 90: Bowen Designs Warbird / Colossus Toy History Episode NINETY 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 Ben and Scott for Episode Ninety of the Action Fig...

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The AFB Podcast Episode 89: Marvel Legends Stocktake

November 8, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 89: Marvel Legends Stocktake Episode EIGHTY-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 Ben and Justin for Episode Eighty-Nine of the Action Figure ...

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Name That…Walker

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Walker

This shadow either looks like a zombie to me or he’s doing the Humpty Dance.  

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Dutch (Jungle Extraction)

November 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dutch (Jungle Extraction)

Right from the start, I knew that I would go for the Jungle Extraction Dutch. Even though Arnold Schwarzenegger appears only during the first third of the movie in this uniform, I think this is the look that better depicts his character.

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Name That…Light

November 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Light

Shine your light on the answer to this one!

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Rhino

November 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Rhino

One of the aspects I like most about collecting the Marvel Universe line is that characters with unusual bulk and design get released on a fairly regular basis, which adds a nice amount of variety to any action figure display.

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Yoda (Clone Wars)

November 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Yoda (Clone Wars)

To finish off the review of the Clone Wars Gift Pack I got, today I’ll be taking a gander at Jedi Master Yoda.

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Kaiju Kaos Set Pieces

November 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kaiju Kaos Set Pieces

  You may have noticed a grave in the background of my Merle Dixon review. I’m always looking for cool things to put in pictures just to keep them interesting, and as you probably know, I love action figure accessories. The grave is one of three accessories I picked up from Kaiju Kaos / Acheson Creations […]

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