1942 WLA Flathead Harley Davidson

1942 WLA Flathead Harley Davidson

September 11, 2013 by  
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  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.   I... 

Super Shield Captain America

Super Shield Captain America

January 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  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... 

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... 

Captain America (Shield Launcher)

Captain America (Shield Launcher)

July 9, 2012 by  
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  Well, when the Avengers figure line started to show up at stores, I admit I was one of those bemoaning the diminished articulation Hasbro gave to these figures.  However, after being exposed to... 

SCCC Spotlight: Dave Wachter

SCCC Spotlight: Dave Wachter

There were 2 things that caught my eye as I walked into the Summit City Comic Convention, first was a large cardboard standup of Captain America, which unfortunately had a note tacked to it “sold”... 

Captain America (Heroic Age)

Captain America (Heroic Age)

March 5, 2012 by  
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  After the “death” of the original Captain America in the comics, there were more than a few candidates to occupy his place, but ultimately the mask and shield ended up in the care of another... 

Hydra Solider

Hydra Solider

December 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

. The thing that has really struck me about the Marvel movie lines is the lack of baddies for the heroes to face off against. All three of the individual Avengers movie lines have been over ripe with the... 

Red Skull Redux

Red Skull Redux

October 10, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

With the “Talk to the Skull and Win!” contest ending at Midnight yesterday, it’s a bit apropos that I’m talking about the Red Skull today. (Don’t worry, the contest winner... 

Essential Captain America Volume 1

Essential Captain America Volume 1

Okay. I’m sorry. I didn’t go see Captain America in theaters. Wanted to, just never made it. Now that I have that out of the way, let’s get on with the show. Before the film came out,... 

Hero Power Captain America

Hero Power Captain America

August 29, 2011 by  
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Even as a kid, mismatched scale characters never really appealed to me. I understand the kid appeal of these larger figures, especially with a movie character like Captain America. Thanks to the folks... 

Captain Britain (Comic Series)

Captain Britain (Comic Series)

August 1, 2011 by  
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One of the figures I was most excited about, from the Captain America toy line by Hasbro, was this version of Captain Britain (06). Unfortunately, once the figure started showing at stores, I was less... 

Red Skull

Red Skull

July 18, 2011 by  
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Probably one of the more recognizable villains in the Marvel Universe, Red Skull has found his way into the second wave of Captain America figures as the main movie baddie. Past that, I really don’t... 

Crossbones

Crossbones

July 11, 2011 by  
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Crossbones is possibly the most striking figure released in the second wave of figures for the Captain America: the First Avenger movie line. For starters, the color scheme is real easy to spot on the... 

Captain America (Super Combat)

Captain America (Super Combat)

July 4, 2011 by  
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Captain America might be the movie I’m most excited to see this year. I just hope we get some action figure goodness out of it. Yeah, I know Thor and Green Lantern are out. And I know Transformers... 

Captain Britain

Captain Britain

January 17, 2011 by  
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For some reason, I have always had a certain fascination with flag-costumed superheroes, and Marvel Comics is the only big publisher I know of that can blatantly rip-off the color scheme of any flag and...