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Sponsored Post: DASH Has Gifts For You!

December 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sponsored Post: DASH Has Gifts For You!

DASH Has Gifts For You This Holiday Season Every action figure collector knows what it’s like to wake up on that special day, find that giant box, and open that toy you’ve been dreaming about all year. DASH also knows how wonderful that feeling is, and that’s why we’re trying to give five lucky collectors […]

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Geeks for Tots in Full Swing!

December 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Geeks for Tots in Full Swing!

  Geeks for Tots is back again this year! Help spread the word and encourage others to give at this time of year by sending them to check them out. Toy collectors out there, get giving and you might win: Win Toys For Helping Tots with Geeks for Tots! That’s right everyone, it’s that time […]

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Name That…Random Toy Gun Violence

December 4, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Random Toy Gun Violence

Okay. That title may be just to grab search results. But hey, if you are new here, make a guess what figure this gun came with. No prizes, just display your action figure awesomeness.

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Name That…Rat Tail

November 29, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Rat Tail

This dude is sporting a totally tubular rat tail.

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Name That…Red Specs

November 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Name That…Red Specs

These aren’t Sally Jesse’s glasses.

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Name That…Bulky Dude

November 22, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Bulky Dude

This guy looks ready to rassle. Can you identify this figure? Start guessing….  

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Top 25 Playsets of All Time on UnderScoopFire

November 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top 25 Playsets of All Time on UnderScoopFire

I was really hyped to be working with Howie over at UnderScoopFire on another toy list. This time however, we put together something different, a list of the Top 25 Playsets of all time. To even it out we gathered a great panel including: Dave – host of the GI Joe podcast Flag Points and vintage toy aficionado […]

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Name That…Racket

November 20, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Racket

No, it’s not a money making scheme. Just a plain old tennis racket.

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Name That…Bot Dude

November 15, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Name That…Bot Dude

Robot Head Does Not Compute.  

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Sponsored Post: Win HALO Figures!

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sponsored Post: Win HALO Figures!

Take a Shot with DASH and Win a Halo 4 Prize Pack The world of action figures keeps getting closer and closer to the world of video games, and we here at Collector-ActionFigures.com are well aware of that fact. So to honor this week’s Halo 4 release, we’ve decided to partner up with McFarlane Toys […]

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Action Figure Blues Podcast

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Action Figure Blues Podcast

I wanted to post today to plug the Action Figure Blues Podcast. Why? Well, because I’m one of the rotating co-hosts, that’s why. If you are a regular visitor to the site, you would know that I’ve been contributing an audio “Name That” for some time. I’ve actually been a host for some time now, […]

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Name That…Scrap

November 13, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Name That…Scrap

I’m trying something different with the background. Okay it was just easier. Guess away!

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Marvel Heroics

November 12, 2012 | By | 7 Replies More
Marvel Heroics

I’m a sucker for items on clearance. Normally, a clear head will prevail.  Mark something down though and I can’t resist. Similar to the tale I told on Episode 37 of the Action Figure Blues Podcast,  I picked up a couple of the Marvel Heroics capsules at the same drug store. At 50 cents, I […]

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Darth Vader (X-Ray Head)

November 10, 2012 | By | 6 Replies More
Darth Vader (X-Ray Head)

I’m one of those folks who gave up on buying Darth Vader figures years ago. Yet, the new “X-Ray” head version was just too tempting. Appearance: This figure is like a lot of other Vader and Luke figure and tied to one particular scene from the films. Specifically, he’s from the scene when he is […]

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Name That..Faux Salt Vampire

November 8, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That..Faux Salt Vampire

I was telling somebody the other day the Salt Vampire from the original Star Trek series always creeped me out as a kid. This is completely unrelated.

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Name That…Pack

November 6, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Name That…Pack

I know my friend More Than on Twitter likes to be leader of the pack.

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A Word from our Sponsor: The Value of a DASH Membership

November 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Word from our Sponsor: The Value of a DASH Membership

The Value of a DASH Membership If you still don’t see the value of a membership on Collector-ActionFigures, then we’ve got a lot to show you. You might think DASH is just about our giveaways, since we’re giving away Sideshow Collectibles Snake Eyes and Transformers Masterpiece Thundercracker prizes totaling in value at over $250 right […]

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Jack Skellington

November 2, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Jack Skellington

I love stop motion animation. I just do. I also dig scary movies new and old. Nightmare Before Christmas is a blend of all of those things. To fill the craving people have for merchandise for the film, Jun Planning put out a series of small boxed mini figures. If I was going to pick […]

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Name That…Hammer Dude

November 1, 2012 | By | 5 Replies More
Name That…Hammer Dude

Thor? No, I don’t think so.

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Head Swap: Zombie COBRA Swat

October 31, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Head Swap: Zombie COBRA Swat

I have to say this was a purely based on the new season of  the Walking Dead. In the season premier, one of the cooler looking zombies were prison guards that had been turned. While slightly controversial to some, they did look cooler than the typical walkers. Now, I had an idea to put this […]

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