Archive for January, 2015

Boba Fett (Black Series)

January 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Boba Fett (Black Series)

The 6-inch version of Boba Fett released in the second wave of figures from Hasbro’s Star Wars Black Series was surprisingly hard to find for me.

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Xenomorph Warrior

January 30, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Xenomorph Warrior

When I began buying NECA action figures from the Predator and Alien series of movies, one figure I kept my eye out for was precisely any of the different Alien creatures.

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Name That…Puffy Hat

January 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Puffy Hat

This is one that might be harder than I thought. The shadow looks a bit different than I expected.

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Name That…Purple Thing

January 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Purple Thing

Some things just look rude taken out of context.  

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Captain America (World War 2 Uniform)

January 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Captain America (World War 2 Uniform)

I remember that when I saw the first wave of figures in the Marvel Legends Infinite Series for the Captain America: The Winter Soldier movie, I thought that Hasbro had made a mistake including the version of Captain America in his WWII uniform.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 152: Koto ArtFX Green Arrow, Disney Infinity Rocket and Groot, GI Joe Data Viper

January 25, 2015 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 152: Koto ArtFX Green Arrow, Disney Infinity Rocket and Groot, GI Joe Data Viper Episode 152 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 news and r...

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Scout Predator

January 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Scout Predator

Ever since I wetted my beak into NECA’s Predator figures, I wanted to get the original Predator from the first film, or at least a passable approximation, and this Scout Predator from Series 6 fits the bill perfectly.

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Name That…Over There

January 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Over There

Put the new couch over there.

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Name That…Electronic Baseball Bat

January 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Electronic Baseball Bat

The little panel is where the batteries go.  

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Hulk & Thor (Playskool Heroes)

January 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hulk & Thor (Playskool Heroes)

As I have repeated several times, some character designs work well within the Playskool format, while others don’t really lend themselves to the conversion, and in this set we get to see an example of each.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 151: Monster Arts Big Chap / Figuarts Sailor Venus / DCC Scribblenauts Series 4

January 18, 2015 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 151: Monster Arts Big Chap / Figuarts Sailor Venus / DCC Scribblenauts Series 4 Episode 151 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 Adam, Ben and Scott for all of the latest news and review...

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Stormtrooper (Black Series)

January 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Stormtrooper (Black Series)

It would be hard to argue that the most sought after figure in Hasbro’s third wave of figures from the 6-inch Star Wars Black Series is the Stormtrooper

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2014 Year in Review

January 14, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
2014 Year in Review

Collecting-wise, 2014 was a very diverse year for me, although unfocused might be the better way of describing it.

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A.I.M. Scientist

January 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
A.I.M. Scientist

Of course, you can tell this AIM Scientist does not appear in the film just by looking at the decidedly comic book-inspired design.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 150: AFB Mega-Challenge / 2014 Toy Year in Review

January 11, 2015 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 150: AFB Mega-Challenge / 2014 Toy Year in Review Episode 150 of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct download! Download and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! To celebrate our 150th show, we have two main segments:The AFB Mega-Challenge ...

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Ultimate Goblin

January 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
Ultimate Goblin

Well, after getting all of the figures in the Spider-Man Marvel Legends Infinite Series, I ended up with more than enough pieces to build the Build-A-Figure, which is none other than the Ultimate’s version of the Green Goblin.

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Slave Leia (Black Series)

January 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Slave Leia (Black Series)

I never quite got the reason Hasbro decided to make this the first version of Princess Leia to appear as part of their Star Wars Black Series 6-inch figure line.

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