AIM Soldier

AIM Soldier

April 14, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  If I had to name one character from the Marvel Universe toy line I actively avoided to purchase for years, it would be hard not to mention the 2010 AIM Soldier.   Simply put, I do consider... 

Clone Trooper Draa

Clone Trooper Draa

April 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Star Wars, Toy Reviews

  Draa was one of the Clone Troopers serving on Geonosis under Clone Commander Gree and Jedi General Luminara Unduli. Draa first appeared in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars second season episode Weapons... 

Ghost Rider (Redux)

Ghost Rider (Redux)

April 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  I have never read a Ghost Rider comic. My exposure to the character is mostly limited to the 200X movies and the rare cameo on the few Marvel Comics titles I read sporadically. That is why the... 

Mysterio

Mysterio

March 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  Other than the Green Goblin, there are very few foes of Spider-Man that I recall from the old 1966 TV show.   One of those happens to be Mysterio, the master of illusion and special effects.... 

General Grievous (Battle Damage)

General Grievous (Battle Damage)

March 29, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Other Television, Star Wars, Toy Reviews

  Even though Hasbro did release General Grievous more than once in the animated-style Clone Wars line, it was one of those characters I didn’t felt like paying the full retail price for.   The... 

Silver Surfer

Silver Surfer

March 24, 2014 by  
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  Well, boredom is a pretty nasty beast, especially when it stems from not finding the toys you want at stores. I found myself caught in it’s maw recently, and I ended up walking away from the store... 

Hogun

Hogun

March 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  For some strange reason, I keep stumbling upon the odd figure from already cancelled lines at flea markets and discount stores. My latest acquisition this time was Hogun The Grim, one of the Warriors... 

Greedo (Black Series)

Greedo (Black Series)

March 15, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Star Wars, Toy Reviews

  Well, Greedo is one of the few Star Wars characters I would buy sight, no matter neither the scale nor the maker. Hasbro was wise to include him in the second wave of 6-inch figures in their Black... 

Exosphere Armor Iron Man

Exosphere Armor Iron Man

March 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Iron Man, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  This figure was released a couple of years ago in the tail end of the Iron Man 2 action figure line by Hasbro. The Avengers movie was to be released in just a few months after these figures hit... 

Reactor Shift Iron Man

Reactor Shift Iron Man

March 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Iron Man, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  I was sorting out my collection the other day, and then I realized I never got the regular, non-light-gimmick Iron Man Mark VI armor, which is odd since those have been sitting forever at discount... 

Thor (Blob Series)

Thor (Blob Series)

February 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  Well, many of you may not remember that the Marvel Legends line was not originally made by Hasbro, but by Toy Biz, a company that held the Marvel license since the late 80’s up until 2007. Although... 

Heimdall

Heimdall

February 17, 2014 by  
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  Despite having a fairly prominent role in the movie Thor: The Dark World, Heimdall is simply nowhere to be seen in the current action figure line by Hasbro. Still, I found the previously released... 

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

February 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

Thanks to the schizoid distribution scheme that has plagued Hasbro in the last few years, I stumbled upon this figure only a couple of weeks ago as local stores prepared for the holidays, and I picked... 

Hulk (Movie Series)

Hulk (Movie Series)

January 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

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... 

Inferno Cannon Black Widow (Avengers Assemble)

Inferno Cannon Black Widow (Avengers Assemble)

January 20, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  I was not expecting Hasbro to release another Black Widow figure so soon after the one that came out in the Avengers movie line but since there is the new Avengers Assemble animated show I guess... 

Cloak

Cloak

January 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  I barely remember reading a Cloak & Dagger story that came printed in back half of a Spiderman comic book.   I do recall that I did not care much for it either, as the plot was extremely... 

Sandtrooper (Black Series)

Sandtrooper (Black Series)

January 11, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Star Wars, Toy Reviews

A couple years ago, when someone asked me what would it take for me to stop collecting the Hasbro Star Wars action figures I stated that barring a change in scale, I would be pretty much buying them as... 

Thor (Movie Series)

Thor (Movie Series)

January 6, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  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... 

Thor (Marvel Legends)

Thor (Marvel Legends)

December 23, 2013 by  
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  Well, since I find myself on something of an asgardian bent, today I’ll talk to you about one figure that came out not too long ago in the Marvel Legends line.   This version of Thor was... 

Cato Parasiti

Cato Parasiti

December 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Featured, Star Wars, Toy Reviews

  Bounty hunters are pretty much prevalent in the Star Wars universe, although up until the computer animated series we had not really see them actually doing much.   A species particularly... 

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