Archive for September, 2014

Name That…Aqua Plant

Name That…Aqua Plant

I peruse the aquarium aisles of pet stores looking for display stuff.  

September 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Aerial Assault Drone

Aerial Assault Drone

The Hammer Industries’ Aerial Assault Drone was released in action figure form in Hasbro’s Iron Man 2 line, a few years ago. It was one of the hardest figures to obtain due to several factors that plagued the line from the start, like irregular distribution and dubious case assortments.

September 29, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The AFB Podcast Episode 135: Rapid Fire Reviews / Sideshow Superman Premium Format

The AFB Podcast Episode 135: Rapid Fire Reviews / Sideshow Superman Premium Format


Episode 135 of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct downloadDownload and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! 


This week, join John, Ben, Adam and Scott for all of the latest news and reviews!

In addition to all of our regular features, we review: 

  • Disney Infinity 2.0 Captain America Figure
  • S.H. Figuarts Son Goku Figure
  • Play Arts Kai DC Variant Batgirl
  • Sideshow Collectibles Superman Premium Format Statue!

If you don’t use iTunes, you can download Episode 135 here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here – but if you can subscribe and give us positive ratings at iTunes, that will help us greatly! 

The AFB Podcast is also on Stitcher Radio!

Have a listen, and please give us some feedback at podcast@actionfigureblues.com – we might even read out your feedback on the next show!

Happy listening!

September 27, 2014 | By More
Baron Zemo

Baron Zemo

Even though Baron Zemo had already been released in Hasbro’s Marvel Universe line as part of the Masters of Evil way back in 2012, he got a reprieve within the fifth and last series of figures.

September 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Hawkeye (Movie Series)

Hawkeye (Movie Series)

Today I’ll be taking a look to the Hawkeye action figure released by Hasbro as part of the Avengers Movie Series exclusive to WalMart in both the USA and México.

September 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Super Goggles

Name That…Super Goggles

Goggles are all the rage with superheroes these days.  

September 9, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Iron Man Mk.VI (Movie Series)

Iron Man Mk.VI (Movie Series)

One thing you can’t help but notice is that a couple of the 6-inch scale figures in The Avengers Movie Series by Hasbro are actually molds that had been used for a previous movie line.

September 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Imperial Grunt

Imperial Grunt

One of the changes introduced in the Halo 4 game was that the Grunt species, the Unggoy, got a new veteran rank called Imperials.

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Not A Joe

Name That…Not A Joe

This hero (?) is not a GI Joe figure. Guesses?

September 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Marvel Vs DC Hero Bracket -Round 4 Voting Open!

Marvel Vs DC Hero Bracket -Round 4 Voting Open!

It amazes me how much tougher this is getting. Round three saw one of the bigger Marvel Heroes eliminated by another Marvel Hero when Rouge squeaked by to take out Wolverine. Death of Wolverine is out right now isn’t it? Green Lantern managed to take down Silver Surfer in the cosmic battle. All of this has […]

September 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Captain America (Movie Series)

Captain America (Movie Series)

One character I remember rather fondly from my Mego days is Captain America. When the Captain America: The First Avenger movie came out, I was rather excited for the opportunity to get an updated version of his costume, but for whatever reason I was unable to really sink my teeth into that line.

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More