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Han Solo (Black Series)

December 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Han Solo (Black Series)

This version of Han Solo was released early in the 6-inch Star Wars Black Series line and is a depiction of the character as seen in the first Star Wars movie.

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Ezio Auditore (Eagle Vision)

December 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ezio Auditore (Eagle Vision)

This figure of Ezio Auditore was released by NECA as a San Diego Comic Con Exclusive in 2012, but it was also available in 2013 from Blockbuster and Game Planet stores in Mexico City.

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Black Cat

December 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Black Cat

Black Cat comes with the Urban Sirens moniker printed on her package, since she has a swap-out Spider-Girl variant and both characters ship in identical boxes.

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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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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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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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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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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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TMNT Classics Leonardo

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
TMNT Classics Leonardo

Along with their Nickelodeon-inspired TMNT toys, Playmates Toys announced a larger-scale, collector-oriented line, catering to the adult fans of the original animated series.

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Electro

October 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Electro

This version of Electro is wildly different from his comic-book roots, as he was given a spiffy-looking black bodysuit with a lot of extra details sculpted on, although I would be hard pressed to tell if these sculpted bits are actually screen accurate or not.

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Boomerang

October 20, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Boomerang

Boomerang was released as part of the Marvel Legends assortment scheduled to promote the second Amazing Spider-Man movie released in 2014.

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Phoenix Bow Hawkeye (Avengers Assemble)

October 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Phoenix Bow Hawkeye (Avengers Assemble)

Well, I found a few of the Avengers Assemble figures at the gift shop area of a local restaurant last week, and while I was waiting to be seated I decided to buy the SHIIELD Gear version of Marvel’s resident archer, Hawkeye.

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Aerial Assault Drone

September 29, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Aerial Assault Drone

The Hammer Industries’ Aerial Assault Drone was released in action figure form in Hasbro’s Iron Man 2 line, a few years ago. It was one of the hardest figures to obtain due to several factors that plagued the line from the start, like irregular distribution and dubious case assortments.

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Baron Zemo

September 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Baron Zemo

Even though Baron Zemo had already been released in Hasbro’s Marvel Universe line as part of the Masters of Evil way back in 2012, he got a reprieve within the fifth and last series of figures.

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Hawkeye (Movie Series)

September 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Hawkeye (Movie Series)

Today I’ll be taking a look to the Hawkeye action figure released by Hasbro as part of the Avengers Movie Series exclusive to WalMart in both the USA and México.

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Iron Man Mk.VI (Movie Series)

September 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Iron Man Mk.VI (Movie Series)

One thing you can’t help but notice is that a couple of the 6-inch scale figures in The Avengers Movie Series by Hasbro are actually molds that had been used for a previous movie line.

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