Author Archive: Errex

I've been collecting action figures since the original Kenner Star Wars days. Nowadays, I still collect pretty much anything that catches my eye.

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Ares (Collect and Connect)

October 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ares (Collect and Connect)

It is a deviously crafty move on the part of Mattel to make the main antagonist from the successful Wonder Woman movie available as the Collect & Connect bonus figure in the corresponding DC Multiverse assortment,

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Wonder Woman (with Cloak)

September 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wonder Woman (with Cloak)

So, Wonder Woman. A surprisingly good movie released by Warner in 2017 and of course, Mattel has the license to make toys based on this movie.

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Queen Hippolyta

September 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Queen Hippolyta

Hippolyta is a major character at the beginning of the film as played by actress Connie Nielsen, and this action figure depicts her in a very regal outfit consisting mostly of a long cloak worn over a very ornate suit of Amazonian armor.

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Diana of Themyscira (Wonder Woman)

September 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Diana of Themyscira (Wonder Woman)

Mattel produced this Diana of Themyscira action figure to go with the 2017 Wonder Woman movie line as part of the DC Multiverse collection.

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Steve Trevor

September 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Steve Trevor

I find it odd that after decades of hearing from toy makers that action figures based on female characters don’t sell as well as those based on male characters, Mattel decided to go for an almost entirely female selection for the Wonder Woman movie wave within the DC Multiverse line.

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Daedric Warrior

August 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Daedric Warrior

The Daedra are the main destructive force in the world of The Elder Scrolls, often characterized as daemons or dark deities, even though this Daedric Warrior is more of a foot soldier than a mastermind villain type.

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Dovahkiin

August 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dovahkiin

The Dovahkiin  or Dragonborn, are individuals who possess the soul and blood of a dragon inside a mortal body, which is the premise that sets the uniqueness of the main character in the game.

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Original Comic Book Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

July 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Original Comic Book Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

I had not realized how long Playmates has been producing TMNT figures since the re-launch of the franchise via the Nickelodeon cartoon, but the figures I’ll be reviewing today were released as part of the 11th wave of figures in 2014.

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Arno Dorian (McFarlane Master Assassin Outfit)

June 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Arno Dorian (McFarlane Master Assassin Outfit)

Today I’ll be reviewing the Arno Dorian figure in his McFarlane-designed Master Assassin Outfit, from the Assassin’s Creed: Unity game developed by Ubisoft.

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Jyn Erso (Eadu)

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Jyn Erso (Eadu)

Even before seeing the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story movie, I was quite excited about getting new toys associated with it, and one of the first I bought is this Sergeant Jyn Erso (Eadu) figure, from Hasbro’s basic 3.75-inch line.

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Lady Deadpool

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lady Deadpool

A couple years back, in comics, the ever-popular Deadpool got into interdimensional travel, where he found slightly different versions of himself; one such incarnation had a complete set of XX chromosomes.

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Armored Spider-Man

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Armored Spider-Man

Apparently, Spider-Man has become one of those superheroes that genuinely can boast of a plethora of suits for every occasion.

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Spider-Man Noir

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Spider-Man Noir

Back in 2009, Marvel Comics developed an alternative continuity for some of their titles, combining elements of film noir and pulp fiction into what they called the Marvel Noir Universe.

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The Punisher

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Punisher

The updated Punisher is built using the new male medium body we’ve gotten with characters like Blue Team Cyclops, Mysterio and Classic Captain America.

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Fifth Brother Inquisitor

February 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Fifth Brother Inquisitor

When it comes to Star Wars: Rebels action figures, Hasbro has been rather inconsistent in their release. The first few characters were sold within the 2015 Saga Legends assortment, either individually or in 2-packs.

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Spartan CIO

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Spartan CIO

The CIO (Counter Intelligence Operator) Mjölnir GEN2 armor was one of the variants we got to see in the multiplayer levels from Halo 4. According to the lore, the Spartan CIO armor was developed specifically to offer an increased performance in espionage and counter-intelligence missions, rather than combat.

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Kylo Ren (Jedi Force)

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kylo Ren (Jedi Force)

The Playskool aesthetics applied on this particular version of Kylo reminds me a lot of the cartoons drawn by Brian Kessinger, where we get to see different characters from Star Wars existing in the Calvin & Hobbes universe.

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Link (World of Nintendo)

January 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Link (World of Nintendo)

Bandai makes this version of Link for their World of Nintendo toy line, which includes a host of characters from several Nintendo games.

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First Order Flametrooper (Jedi Force)

January 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
First Order Flametrooper (Jedi Force)

I really like the stylized format Hasbro uses for their Playskool action figures. In the case of the Jedi Force segment, they recently started offering single characters with action features built in them, like this First Order Flametrooper.

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Rey (Resistance Outfit)

January 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rey (Resistance Outfit)

Rey is seen wearing this outfit right at the end of Star Wars The Force Awakens, for about five minutes, and even though it does look more put together than the scavenger outfit se wears for most of the movie, it is fairly evident the girl likes beige.

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