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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.VII (Movie Series)

September 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Iron Man Mk.VII (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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Imperial Grunt

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Imperial Grunt

One of the changes introduced in the Halo 4 game was that the Grunt species, the Unggoy, got a new veteran rank called Imperials.

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Captain America (Movie Series)

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Captain America (Movie Series)

One character I remember rather fondly from my Mego days is Captain America. When the Captain America: The First Avenger movie came out, I was rather excited for the opportunity to get an updated version of his costume, but for whatever reason I was unable to really sink my teeth into that line.

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Loki (Movie Series)

August 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Loki (Movie Series)

I don’t have a complicated algorithm to select a second figure after I getting the one I want most, other than simply pick whatever character seems to be the less abundant on the pegs on a second visit, and that one was today’s review subject, none other than Loki.

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Super Battle Droid (Clone Wars)

August 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Super Battle Droid (Clone Wars)

The Geonosian-made Super Battle Droids were something of a surprise back when Episode II came out, being tougher and more ruthless than their cheaper cousins. They were also much less memorable because they absolutely lacked any hint of a personality.

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Cortana (Halo 4)

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Cortana (Halo 4)

Back when McFarlane Toys announced they would be producing a new, articulated version of Cortana, the A.I. companion of Halo’s Master Chief, everybody hoped for a full-fledged action figure

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Radiation Rocket Leader (Avengers Assemble)

August 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Radiation Rocket Leader (Avengers Assemble)

Most of the pieces in Radiation Rocket Leader actually come from the Skrull Warrior mold we got in the comic-inspired segment of figures from the Avengers line

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Thunder Axe Thor (Avengers Assemble)

August 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Thunder Axe Thor (Avengers Assemble)

Marvel’s Thor is one of the characters released by Hasbro as part of their toy line associated to the Avengers Assemble TV show.

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