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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Avatar Jake Sully Warrior

July 18, 2010 | By | Reply More
Avatar Jake Sully Warrior

Mattel released Avatar Jake Sully Warrior as part of the second wave of figures in the toy line for James Cameron’s Avatar movie. The figure is based on the warrior garb he dons in his guise as Toruk Makto (a sort of Messianic figure in Na’vi lore charged with the unification of the clans in times of great sorrow).

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Avatar Norm Spellman

July 9, 2010 | By | Reply More
Avatar Norm Spellman

This figure is the Avatar Norm Spellman, also from the second wave of 1:18 scale (3.75 inch) Mattel figures devoted to the Avatar movie directed by James Cameron. In the movie Norm arrives on Pandora alongside Jake Sully, although unlike Jake, Norm has spent most of his adult life preparing for this off-world assignment as a member of Dr. Augustine’s Avatar Research Program.

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Aang in Avatar State

June 27, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Aang in Avatar State

An action figure made by a small company as a tie-in for a movie project inspired by a Nickelodeon cartoon; and the movie was directed, written and produced by someone with a very questionable track record at the box office. Pretty much the definition of long odds, in my book, but How does this toy Aang fare?

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Leesub Sirln

June 20, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Leesub Sirln

In fact, there are a lot of tiny details that bother me in this figure, like the skimpy silver outfit, the pink plastic skin or the oversized cranium. Oddly, putting all of these together doesn’t immediately translate into a plastic abomination; so further analysis might be in order.

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4A-7 Spy Droid (Clone Wars)

June 13, 2010 | By | Reply More
4A-7 Spy Droid (Clone Wars)

Seen only in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars movie from 2008 and released by Hasbro in the third wave of figures from their Clone Wars line, 4A-7 appears to be an Arakyd Industries RA7 series droid, although from the neck down the basic structure is that of a Cybot Galactica’s 3PO series protocol droid.

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Nien Nunb (B-Wing Pilot)

May 30, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Nien Nunb (B-Wing Pilot)

Hasbro released Nien Nunb in 2009 as part of the fourth wave of red-carded Legacy Collection figures, a wave inspired in the characters from the Episode VI: Return of the Jedi movie.

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Iron Man Mark V – Iron Man 2

May 16, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Iron Man Mark V – Iron Man 2

The concept behind the Mk. 5 Iron Man armor is fairly simple. Regular Iron Man armor is not that easy to transport nor conceal, therefore Stark developed a bare-bones version that can be lugged around in the form of a large suitcase.

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Major Panno

May 9, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Major Panno

Hasbro released Major Panno in 2009 as part of the fourth wave of red-carded Legacy Collection figures, a wave inspired in the characters from the Episode VI: Return of the Jedi movie.

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Plo Koon

May 2, 2010 | By | Reply More
Plo Koon

The latest Plo Koon figure comes from the 2010 Legacy Collection, and whether or not is yet another step towards delivering the definitive version for the character is subject to some debate.

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Power Assault Armor Iron Man – Iron Man 2

April 18, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Power Assault Armor Iron Man – Iron Man 2

This is a figure from the Concept Series of figures, which uses the designs possibly inspired by pre-production sketches from the new movie but not really seen on screen.

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Malakili (Rancor Keeper)

April 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
Malakili (Rancor Keeper)

Malakili is a character whose claim to fame comes from being heartbroken when Luke Skywalker kills the Rancor at Jabba’s Palace by squashing the creature with a spiked door.

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Iron Man Mark II – Iron Man 2

April 2, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Iron Man Mark II – Iron Man 2

So, What can be said about the Mk.2 armor? The easiest thing is to simply say this is a repaint of the exact same mold used for the Mk.3 armor (and that would be nothing but the truth), although that wouldn’t do this figure justice.

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Iron Man Mark I – Iron Man 2

March 21, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Iron Man Mark I – Iron Man 2

Among the figures Hasbro released as part of the first series of figures in the Iron Man 2 toy line is the Iron Man Mk.1. This particular figure depicts the very first powered armor made by Tony Stark in the 2008 Iron Man movie.

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Iron Man Mark III – Iron Man2

March 14, 2010 | By | 6 Replies More
Iron Man Mark III – Iron Man2

Hasbro released Iron Man Mk.3 in 2010 as part of the first series of figures in the Iron Man 2 toy line. This particular release is from the Movie Series of figures, which uses the design seen onscreen for both of the Iron Man movies.

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Heavy Duty (Reactive Impact Armor)

March 7, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Heavy Duty (Reactive Impact Armor)

Heavy Duty another character from Collection 2 Wave 2 of the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra toy line. In the movie Heavy Duty serves as the heavy weapons specialist for G.I. Joe Team Alpha. The actor who portrayed the character is Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, better known as Mr. Eko, from the Lost TV Series.

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Clone Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi (Space Suit)

February 27, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Clone Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi (Space Suit)

Hasbro released this Obi-Wan Kenobi figure in 2009 as part of the ninth wave of figures from The Clone Wars line. This series of figures are based upon the CGI Clone Wars TV show airing on Cartoon Network, and this time the Jedi master wears a decidedly retro styled spacesuit, complete with fishbowl helmet and rocket pack.

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Wink

February 21, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Wink

Roughly one year after Hellboy II: The Golden Army premiered at theaters, Mezco produced a handful of 1:18 scale figures based on characters seen in the movie. One of such offerings was a boxed set with four figures. One of these figures was that of Mr. Wink.

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Nikto Gunner

February 13, 2010 | By | Reply More
Nikto Gunner

Hasbro released Nikto Gunner in 2009 as part of the fourth wave of red-carded Legacy Collection figures, a wave inspired in the characters from the Episode VI: Return of the Jedi movie.

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Rey Mysterio Deluxe Aggression Series 20

January 31, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Rey Mysterio Deluxe Aggression Series 20

My first impression of the Rey Mysterio figure is that it is massive. Like all of the Deluxe Aggression characters, Rey Mysterio is a fairly big toy, clocking about 7” high and very well articulated.

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Mola Ram

January 22, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Mola Ram

My favorite Indiana Jones movie is Temple of Doom, and I finally got my hands on the Mola Ram figure by Hasbro. The figure was released in 2008 as part of the fourth and last wave of figures.

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