Archive for November, 2014

The AFB Podcast Episode 144: Cover Girls Mera / The AFB Holiday Gift Buying Guide

November 29, 2014 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 144: Cover Girls Mera / The AFB Holiday Gift Buying Guide Episode 144 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, join Scott and John for all of the latest news and reviews!Thi...

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Name That…Handy

November 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Handy

I was thinking about giving you a hand with this one….  

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Carnage

November 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Carnage

Carnage has had rather few incarnations in plastic, but Hasbro deemed worthy to include him in the Marvel Legends Infinite Series line under the “Spawns of Symbiotes” moniker, along with fellow swap-out variant Toxin.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 143: Sideshow Thor Frog, Lego Parisian Restaurant, MOTUC Eldor

November 23, 2014 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 143: Sideshow Thor Frog, Lego Parisian Restaurant, MOTUC Eldor Episode 143 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, join Ben, Adam, and Justin for all of the lates...

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Micro-fleet Mantis Invasion

November 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Micro-fleet Mantis Invasion

In 2014 we got to see a “new” scale in the Megabloks Halo range. The Halo Micro-fleet sets are very similar in concept to LEGO’s mini-creations, being built using only the smaller construction elements available in the parts inventory.

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Name That…Huh

November 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Huh

This figure just has that look on his face. You could see if the shadow wasn’t there.

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Name That…Key

November 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Key

Yeah, this isn’t from an action figure, but it was in a box with action figures….

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The Amazing Spider-Man

November 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Amazing Spider-Man

This action figure was released as part of the first wave from Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Infinite Series line dedicated to the second Amazing Spider-Man movie.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 142: Star Wars Black Wave 5, Jabba the Hut and Biker Scout

November 16, 2014 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 142: Star Wars Black Wave 5, Jabba the Hut and Biker Scout Episode 142 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, join Ben, John, and Scott for all of the latest...

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UNSC Booster Frame

November 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
UNSC Booster Frame

One of the most memorable aspects of the animated short “The Package”, from the Halo Legends DVD, is the appearance of the UNSC Booster Frame.

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Name That…Ears

November 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Ears

It couldn’t be that easy could it? Naming the exact one is the hard part…

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The Top 5 Things That Annoy Me About The Walking Dead

November 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Top 5 Things That Annoy Me About The Walking Dead

I haven’t tried to hide the fact that I’ve been less than enthused with the past couple of seasons of Walking Dead. I’ve called it both “The Walking” and “The Boring Dead.” I hadn’t really put together why, so I thought I’d try to lay it out here. 1. Why haven’t we seen a horse […]

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Name That…Coral

November 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Name That…Coral

Part of this accessory is cut off. Not enough to make a difference though.

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Superior Spider-Man

November 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Superior Spider-Man

The figure I am reviewing today comes from the Marvel Legends Infinite Series assortment dedicated to promote the second Amazing Spider-Man movie, although this particular version of the wall-climber has nothing to do with the movie itself.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 141: Ikon Collectibles Phantom Statue / Toy Dilemmas Round Two

November 9, 2014 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 141: Ikon Collectibles Phantom Statue / Toy Dilemmas Round Two Episode 141 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, join Scott, John, Justin and Ben for all of the latest news and rev...

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TMNT Classics Raphael

November 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
TMNT Classics Raphael

The second character I got from Playmates’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classic line is the hotheaded Raphael, and as soon as I opened the package, I realized there is a rather glaring issue with this line of action figures.

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Marvel Now! Captain America

November 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Marvel Now! Captain America

The figure is a completely new sculpture, and even though this uniform does not appear in the actual movie, the sculptor at Hasbro still wanted to go for a more plausible look by incorporating a lot of details and textures into the mix.

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Luke Skywalker in Bespin Fatigues (Black Series)

November 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Luke Skywalker in Bespin Fatigues (Black Series)

Hasbro released this version of Luke Skywalker as part of the third wave of figures from the Star Wars Black Series 6-inch collection early in 2014.

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