Captain America (Movie Series)

Captain America (Movie Series)

September 1, 2014 by  
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    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... 

Loki (Movie Series)

Loki (Movie Series)

August 25, 2014 by  
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  As part of the seasonal restocks last Christmas, local Walmart stores received a really considerable shipment of the 6-inch Movie Series Avengers figures by Hasbro. I must say that at the time,... 

Classic Captain America

Classic Captain America

August 4, 2014 by  
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  Hasbro has had quite a large number of Captain America action figures made in recent years and even though I did pick up a fair share of them, my collection still lacked a classic version of him... 

Hulk (Movie Series)

Hulk (Movie Series)

January 27, 2014 by  
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Let me start by saying that, this version of Hulk is the sole reason I even considered getting any of the Avengers Movie Series figures by Hasbro. These figures were released as a Walmart exclusive in... 

Thor (Movie Series)

Thor (Movie Series)

January 6, 2014 by  
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  It is Thursday, once again. Well, not really, but all the same, today I bring yet another Thor action figure. This time it is the Avengers Movie Series Thor, released ny Habro as Walmart exclusives... 

Ultron

Ultron

December 2, 2013 by  
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  The subject of today’s review is one of the rare villains that I actually knew a little about from his brief appearance in the Secret Wars story arc, back in the 90’s. I am referring, of course... 

Nick Fury (Pop! Vinyl Bobble Head)

Nick Fury (Pop! Vinyl Bobble Head)

September 30, 2013 by  
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As you may know, I’m bald. I’m also a bit angry. So when I saw the Nick Fury Pop! Vinyl, I couldn’t pass him up. For a fairly small figure, he captures Fury’s attitude pretty well.... 

Ultimate Hawkeye

Ultimate Hawkeye

January 28, 2013 by  
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  One figure I never got to see back when the first wave of Avengers action figures started to show up in stores, was this version of Marvel’s Hawkeye. I had pretty much lost hope of ever finding... 

Super Shield Captain America

Super Shield Captain America

January 21, 2013 by  
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  Well, I must confess that I pretty much ignored the first wave of figures from The Avengers line by Hasbro in 2012. The reason was that most of those figures were fundamentally non-movie, concept... 

Cosmic Spear Loki

Cosmic Spear Loki

December 17, 2012 by  
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Loki is one of those Marvel villains I never cared much for. That is, until the Thor movie came along and director Kenneth Brannagh added quite some depth to the character played by actor Tom Hiddlestone.   I... 

Shatter Blaster Iron Man

Shatter Blaster Iron Man

November 19, 2012 by  
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So, within the same year, Hasbro saw fit to release yet another version of the Iron Man Mk. VII armor that debuted in the Avengers movie.   Only, this time they decided to include a few more joints... 

5 Marvel Movie Characters I Want Figures Of (But Won’t Happen)

5 Marvel Movie Characters I Want Figures Of (But Won’t Happen)

October 29, 2012 by  
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As a long time Star Wars figure collector, I’ve gotten use to the fact if I wait long enough I’ll see a character from that universe in figure form. However, the Marvel Movie universe is another... 

Cosmic Axe Chitauri

Cosmic Axe Chitauri

October 22, 2012 by  
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  Well, the Chitauri were the alien invaders that Iron Man and his buddies  fought in the movie The  Avengers. Since this was an alien race developed for the movie, their design was kept in secret... 

Nick Fury

Nick Fury

October 1, 2012 by  
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One of the things that I think really brings the comic book feel to the newest Marvel films is the sense of shared universe. The best example is Nick Fury, played by Samuel L Jackson. He is one of the... 

Grapple Blast Black Widow

Grapple Blast Black Widow

September 17, 2012 by  
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  One of the characters I had been expecting for quite some time for Hasbro to make an action figure of was the one played by Scarlet Johansson in both the Iron Man 2 and The Avengers movies. I’m... 

Battle Hammer Thor

Battle Hammer Thor

August 20, 2012 by  
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  Well, once I got over the articulation hurdle, I began getting more of the Avengers movie line figures by Hasbro, with yet another Thor action figure leading the charge.   This time what I... 

Marvel’s Hawkeye

Marvel’s Hawkeye

August 13, 2012 by  
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  I wasn’t really expecting to see more of Hasbro’s Avengers line locally. I mean, the things seem to sell at a steady, albeit slow pace, but in my experience the stores in my city rarely order... 

Iron Man Mk.VII (Fusion Armor)

Iron Man Mk.VII (Fusion Armor)

July 30, 2012 by  
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  Well, after getting the Shield Launcher Captain America from the Avengers line and seeing it was not as bad as I feared, I convinced myself to go ahead and buy another figure, this time the Iron... 

Thor (Shock Strike)

Thor (Shock Strike)

July 23, 2012 by  
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  Even though I like Thor as a character, I didn’t get any of the movie-style action figures made of him back when his solo movie came out last year. I did consider getting the casual version of... 

Hulk (Gamma Smash)

Hulk (Gamma Smash)

July 16, 2012 by  
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The one figure that instantly repelled me from the Avengers line was Hulk, before I went to see the movie. Afterwards, I started to have a change of heart because, after all, the Hulk rocks, but when... 

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