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Name That…Anteater

April 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Anteater

This shadow looks like a very stylized anteater to me.

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Name That…Highlighter

April 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Highlighter

I swear I had a highlighter that looked just like this.

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Marvel Now! Hulk

April 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Marvel Now! Hulk

One of the figures I was keenly interested from the new 3.75-inch scale Marvel Infinite Series was this latest iteration of Hulk.

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Watcher (Halo 4)

April 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Watcher (Halo 4)

One of the figures released in Series 1 of McFarlane Toys Halo 4 line was the Promethean Watcher, which I’ll be reviewing today.

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Name That…Not ACDC

April 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Not ACDC

No this is not a school boy uniformed guitar player. Even though this shadow has his legs.

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Name That…Car Thingee

April 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Car Thingee

This looks like the front of a very strange car.

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Grim Reaper

April 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Grim Reaper

It is no secret that a good number of my action figure purchases are directly inspired by the video games I indulge upon.

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Mara Jade

April 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Mara Jade

Even though Black Series Mara Jade is still a pretty decent action figure, it is also the first Star Wars figure I have ever bought, whose purchase owes more to external reasons than to the actual merits of the figure.

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Elite Ranger (Halo 4)

April 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Elite Ranger (Halo 4)

In Halo 4 all of the Covenant troop types got a facelift to make them more “modern” therefore, the action figures manufactured by McFarlane Toys also reflect the new aesthetic.

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Name That…Blocky

April 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Blocky

This figure looks like a giant block.

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Name That…Cupcake

April 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Cupcake

I know my obsession is donuts. I do enjoy a good cupcake, though.

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Hyperion (Infinite Series)

April 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hyperion (Infinite Series)

I am not a fan of the Hyperion character. I’ve already bought the 6-inch Marvel Legends figure that came out with the Hit Monkey wave mostly because of the Build-A Figure parts, but I was certainly was not expecting to see a 4-inch version of that character anytime soon.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 162: Kotobukiya ArtFX Robin / Spock Toy History

April 5, 2015 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 162: Kotobukiya ArtFX Robin / Spock Toy History Episode 162 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 John, Scott, Eddie and Adam for all of the latest news an...

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Halo 4 Master Chief (Series 2)

April 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Halo 4 Master Chief (Series 2)

One thing McFarlane Toys does regularly with their Halo lines, is re-issuing Spartan action figures as much as they can. This holds true also for Halo 4, where for Series 2 we get treated to yet another release of the Master Chief in his more recent set of armor.

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Name That…Square Ears

April 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Square Ears

Maybe they’re pixelated.

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Name That. .Rocket Engine

March 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That. .Rocket Engine

This appears to be a small rocket engine. Of course, you know that means it probably isn’t.

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Sabretooth (Marvel Legends)

March 30, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Sabretooth (Marvel Legends)

This version of X-Men baddie Sabretooth is another of those based off the Hyperion body mold, which is suitably bulky and tall. Sabretooth is massively muscular, and this particular version of his costume lacks any of the furry bits usually associated with the character.

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The AFB Podcast Episode 161: Pop Culture Shock Judge Dredd / Marvel Legends Odin Wave

March 29, 2015 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 161: Pop Culture Shock Judge Dredd / Marvel Legends Odin Wave Episode 161 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, Justin and Eddie for all of the lates...

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Jason Vorhees (Battle Damaged)

March 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Jason Vorhees (Battle Damaged)

This 7-inch figure was manufactured by NECA for their Friday the 13th license, and depicts Jason as he appeared in the fourth movie in the series.

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Name That…Plain Dude

March 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Name That…Plain Dude

Just a dude. Well, no action figure is just a dude. Unless it’s the Big Lebowski, but then it would be “The Dude.”  

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