Archive for December, 2013

2013 Year in Review

December 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
2013 Year in Review

2013 felt very disjointed for me in terms of collecting. Looking back, I still got some very neat items, but the pacing was completely atrocious for most of the year.

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Name That…Favorite Figure

December 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Favorite Figure

This is one of my favorite figures from this figure line.

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Name That..Hot Seat

December 24, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That..Hot Seat

A seat without legs. Interesting.

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Thor (Marvel Legends)

December 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Thor (Marvel Legends)

Well, since I find myself on something of an Asgardian bent, today I’ll talk to you about one figure that came out not too long ago in the Marvel Legends line.

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Cato Parasiti

December 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Cato Parasiti

Bounty hunters are pretty much prevalent in the Star Wars universe, although up until the computer animated series we had not really see them actually doing much.

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Name That…Unintentionally Rude

December 19, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Unintentionally Rude

The rudeness of this shadow is a happy accident.

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Name That…Laptop

December 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Laptop

There are surprisingly few laptop choices for action figures.

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Iron Monger (Build A Figure)

December 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Iron Monger (Build A Figure)

Well, completing this Iron Monger figure took a little bit more work than usual. First off, Hasbro released in two separate waves the action figures containing the pieces to build the ‘monger. This would not have been much to think about, except that both half-waves were released about 6 months apart from each other.

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Name That…Stiff Figure

December 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Stiff Figure

This fellow looks really stiff. (If you are looking for a point at the AFB Forum, you will need to name the character and the specific version of the figure it is.)    

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Name That…Stick Part Deux

December 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Name That…Stick Part Deux

This time a stick is just a stick.  

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Classic Iron Man (Iron Man Legends)

December 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Classic Iron Man (Iron Man Legends)

Last but not least, I got this classic version of Iron Man, released as part of the Iron Monger wave of figures produced by Hasbro and sold under the Iron Man Legends brand.

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Pax Bonkik

December 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Pax Bonkik

Well, it’s been some time since this action figure was released in the Star Wars 30th Anniversary Collection, but it was only recently that I finally got hold of it at a local convention.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 93: Series Overviews of DC Dynamics Statue Series and Marvel Universe

December 5, 2013 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 93: Series Overviews of DC Dynamics Statue Series and Marvel Universe Episode NINETY-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 Scott and Adam  for Episode Ninety-Three of the A...

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Name That…Wrestler

December 5, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Wrestler

It’s always amazed me how many wrestling figures there are out there.

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Name That…Stick

December 3, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Name That…Stick

Okay….this might appear to be the kind of toy you wouldn’t find here. But, it’s not.

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Ultron

December 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ultron

The subject of today’s review is one of the rare villains that I actually knew a little about from his brief appearance in the Secret Wars story arc, back in the 90’s. I am referring, of course to Ultron; one of the characters released in the second half of action figures in the Iron Man Legends line by Hasbro.

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