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Scout Predator

January 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Scout Predator

Ever since I wetted my beak into NECA’s Predator figures, I wanted to get the original Predator from the first film, or at least a passable approximation, and this Scout Predator from Series 6 fits the bill perfectly.

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City Hunter Predator (Ghost)

August 8, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
City Hunter Predator (Ghost)

According to the back of the package, this Predator is also known as “Ghost” and is a member of the Lost Clan, which are the group of aliens that appear right at the end of the movie.

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RoboCop 3.0

July 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
RoboCop 3.0

I just assumed that Jada Toys would simply paint the RoboCop 1.0 black and call it a day, but as it turns out, I was completely wrong.

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RoboCop 1.0

July 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
RoboCop 1.0

Jada toys attention to detail is fairly evident in the RoboCop 1.0 action figure. The sculpture is based in the new movie design, which in turn is reminiscent of the original vintage design.

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Sad Gizmo

June 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sad Gizmo

I wasn’t really expecting to find Gizmo. After all, he was featured in Series 1 of NECA’s Reel Toys line devoted to the Gremlins movies that was released a couple of years now, so I was fairly sure I would probably never find him in the wild.

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Brown Gremlin

June 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Brown Gremlin

The Brown Gremlin is something of a generic army builder type of figure, and uses the same body mold we got with the Flasher Gremlin in Series 1, only this time we don’t get the soft rubber trench coat and the color is different.

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Lenny

June 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Lenny

The first gremlin I got is Lenny, who appears in the second movie and seems to be what one would call a “special” type of Gremlin.

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Andalusian Horse

May 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
Andalusian Horse

After watching The Hobbit movie last year, I began looking for small ponies to display alongside some of the figures, but I had no luck. I did find, however, an Andalusian horse that I thought would work well as Shadowfax, the horse Gandalf rides in the last couple Lord of the Rings movies.

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Private William Hudson

May 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Private William Hudson

As one of the few Colonial Marines left standing in James Cameron’s Aliens movie. It totally makes sense to me that NECA chose Private William Hudson to stand alongside Corporal Hicks in their Aliens action figure line.

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Corporal Dwayne Hicks

April 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Corporal Dwayne Hicks

My more recent NECA purchase is based on a character from one of my favorite movies ever, James Cameron’s Aliens. Of course, I am talking about Corporal Dwayne Hicks.

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Living Dead Dolls Minis – Walpurgis

February 14, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Living Dead Dolls Minis – Walpurgis

I normally don’t have incredible luck pulling variants, but I did with this one. I thought Schitzo the Clown was cool enough to warrant buying some more of these creepy little figures, I went back to the well and pulled the rarest of the case assortment with this variant of Walpurgis. Apparently, this occult witch […]

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Dutch (Jungle Extraction)

November 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dutch (Jungle Extraction)

Right from the start, I knew that I would go for the Jungle Extraction Dutch. Even though Arnold Schwarzenegger appears only during the first third of the movie in this uniform, I think this is the look that better depicts his character.

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Claw General Zod

October 7, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Claw General Zod

After getting one Superman figure from Mattel’s Man of Steel line, I decided to round up my collection with a more visually interesting character.

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Moto Superman

September 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Moto Superman

If asked what action figure line was the most disappointing in 2013, it would be hard to come up with any other than Mattel’s 4-inch scale line for the Man of Steel movie.

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1942 WLA Flathead Harley Davidson

September 11, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
1942 WLA Flathead Harley Davidson

Well, today I’ll be talking about something a little different, a 1:18 vehicle I found at a local store. The vehicle is a WLA 1942 Flathead Harley Davidson motorcycle, and was produced by Maisto.

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Medusa (Lego)

August 7, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Medusa (Lego)

In grade school, we studied mythology in one of my classes. All sorts of mythology from Norse to Greek. I remember during that time begging my parents to take me over to my public library to find books on Greek myths. (I was geeky even back then.) Around the same time Clash of the Titans […]

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Mystery Minion

May 31, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Mystery Minion

I’ve been pretty vocal about how I wished there had been more Minion merchandise available from the first Despicable Me film. Mrs. Nerd and I both love them. Well, they certainly made up for it this time around. Take Minions and blind bag them? Yeah, I’m in. Stuart is the first one I’m looking at. […]

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Kili & Fili 2-Pack

March 29, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Kili & Fili 2-Pack

Well, with thirteen dwarves in the roster for the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, manufacturer The Bridge direct had the foresight to offer some of them in two-packs, like Balin & Dwalin or the subjects of today’s review, dwarves Fili & Kili.

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Dwalin & Balin 2-Pack

March 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dwalin & Balin 2-Pack

Balin and Dwalin, sons of Fundin are probably two of the most easily identifiable members in the Company of Dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield. In the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey they are the first two dwarves that show up at Bilbo’s door, and manufacturer The Bridge Direct wisely decided to offer them together in a 2-pack, although I am pretty sure that each would have sold well individually.

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Bilbo Baggins & Gollum 2-Pack

March 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bilbo Baggins & Gollum 2-Pack

Manufacturer The Bridge Direct did a rather unusual thing with their 4-inch line of toys based on the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. They produced individually carded figures of some of the main characters, but most of these are also offered in 2-packs alongside characters that are not currently available in individual presentation. One such set is the one I’m reviewing today, the one with Bilbo Baggins and Gollum.

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