Archive for March, 2014

Mysterio

March 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Mysterio

There was one particular episode that got aired repeatedly on local TV, featuring Mysterio, whose image got pretty much branded into my brain.

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General Grievous (Battle Damage)

March 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
General Grievous (Battle Damage)

Even though Hasbro did release General Grievous more than once in the animated-style Clone Wars line, it was one of those characters I didn’t felt like paying the whole price for.

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Bilbo Baggins (6 inch)

March 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Bilbo Baggins (6 inch)

About a year ago, I was pretty excited about the offerings from The Bridge Direct based on the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

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Name That…Stylized Dude

March 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Stylized Dude

  I have a new appreciation for this figure after seeing it’s shadow.  

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Name That…Abstract Art

March 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Abstract Art

I suspect you will either know this one or you won’t. You might recognize the pattern before the item.  

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Silver Surfer

March 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Silver Surfer

If you recall, Silver Surfer was one of the characters released right at the start of the Marvel Universe line, back in 2009, and the same figure was also released the following year alongside his master Galactus.

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Aquaman

March 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Aquaman

It has been quite a while since I reviewed anything I liked from the DC universe, but last Christmas I got me one of those Injustice: Gods Among Us figure 2-packs.

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Name That…Square

March 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Square

It’s a big diamond plate square. Hmmmm….what could it be?

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Hogun

March 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Hogun

Hogun was part of the second wave of figures that never really got significantly distributed in Mexico City, so I didn’t hesitate to pick him up at a local bazaar.

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Greedo (Black Series)

March 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Greedo (Black Series)

Well, Greedo is one of the few Star Wars characters I would buy sight, no matter neither the scale nor the maker. Hasbro was wise to include him in the second wave of 6-inch figures in their Black Series.

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ODST Drop Pods (Micro Ops)

March 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
ODST Drop Pods (Micro Ops)

Being an Halo fan and a recovering wargamer, I was aware that McFarlane Toys had come up with a line of miniatures called Micro Ops, but as a whole, I found these sets to be way overpriced at the time of their release.

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Name That…Gunslinger

March 13, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Gunslinger

It’s just not socially acceptable to wear a gun on your hip any more.

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Name That…Generic Rifle

March 11, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Generic Rifle

A rather plain looking rifle.  

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Exosphere Armor Iron Man

March 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Exosphere Armor Iron Man

Exospheric Armor Iron Man is, fundamentally, a repaint of the Mark VI armor we got in the first few waves from the Iron Man 2 line.

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Name That…Sad

March 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Sad

This guy looks sad. Maybe he lost something.

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Name That…Old Gun

March 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Old Gun

Most of the vac metal has came off of this thing. I’m 100% sure I don’t have the figure it came with anymore.    

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Reactor Shift Iron Man

March 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Reactor Shift Iron Man

I was sorting out my collection the other day, and then I realized I never got the regular, non-light-gimmick Iron Man Mark VI armor, which is odd since those have been sitting forever at discount stores.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 105: Lego Movie Melting Room / Army Builders

March 2, 2014 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 105: Lego Movie Melting Room / Army Builders Episode 105 of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct download! Download and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! This week John takes a look at the Lego Movie Melting Room Set as our Toy of t...

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