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Punisher (Diamond Select Gallery Statue)

November 10, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Punisher (Diamond Select Gallery Statue)

Have you all heard Punisher is getting his own Netflix series? Ha. I know you have. It will be here November    17th. This is of course spinning off of his appearance in the Daredevil series. Which brings us to this point.  Earlier in the year, Diamond Select solicited pre-orders for statues in their Gallery […]

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Cannon Strike (Mega Bloks)

November 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cannon Strike (Mega Bloks)

Mega Bloks was granted the license to produce sets based off the Assassin’s Creed games developed by Ubi Soft until a couple years ago, up to Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

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Da Vinci’s Flying Machine (Mega Bloks)

November 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Da Vinci’s Flying Machine (Mega Bloks)

A couple years ago, Mega Bloks tried their hand with the Assassin’s Creed license, producing a number of building block sets inspired by the videogames developed by Ubi Soft.

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Altaïr (NECA Player Select)

October 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Altaïr (NECA Player Select)

This version of Altaïr was part of NECA’s Player Select line from late 2008 and is made in a 7-inch scale. It depicts the player character from the first Assassin’s Creed game, developed by Ubi Soft.

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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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Marvel Legends Walgreen’s Punisher

March 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marvel Legends Walgreen’s Punisher

Truth be told. I should have wrote this before I opened the One:12 Collective Punisher. I didn’t. I’m sorry for that, because they are the same scale there I want to compare them. Which really isn’t fair since there is a 3x price differential.  What I do like about this figure is that it is […]

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One:12 Collective The Punisher: Accessories (Part 3)

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
One:12 Collective The Punisher: Accessories (Part 3)

Okay. This is the everything else post. Mainly what we’re finishing up with are heads, hands, and the stand. To capture the many moods of Frank Castle, Mezco included 3 different heads. One is normal, the second is open mouth yelling and the last is a beat up, end of battle head. One thing I […]

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One:12 Collective The Punisher: Weapons (Part 2)

March 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
One:12 Collective The Punisher: Weapons (Part 2)

Frank Castle is a bit of an anomaly in a universe where the heroes can shoot webs, have unbreakable skin, or can envelop themselves in flame. He’s just a dude. And a dude fighting hand to hand isn’t going to cut. So The Punisher tends to favor all manner of weapons. Since a good portion […]

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