Luke Skywalker X-Wing Pilot (Black Series)

Luke Skywalker X-Wing Pilot (Black Series)

July 26, 2014 by  
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  To be honest, one of the figures I was less excited about from Hasbro’s Star Wars Black Series was precisely this version of Luke Skywalker in his X-Wing pilot uniform.   There is a reasons... 

Iron Man Mark V (Redux)

Iron Man Mark V (Redux)

July 21, 2014 by  
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  On one of my recent trips downtown, I found another version of the Iron Man Mark V suit, only, this was released as part of the Iron Man: The Armored Avenger line.     Even though the... 

Iron Spider

Iron Spider

July 14, 2014 by  
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  I would not call myself a big Spider-Man fan. Sure, I did read my fair share of his titles back in the 90’s and I still buy the occasional action figures every once in a while, but my disconnect... 

R2-D2 (Black Series)

R2-D2 (Black Series)

July 12, 2014 by  
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  When I learned about the sightings of the first wave of 6-inch Star Wars Black Series in my city, I was reluctant at first but after a little pondering, my intention shifted from getting just... 

Iron Man (Zero Gravity Armor)

Iron Man (Zero Gravity Armor)

July 7, 2014 by  
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  Today’s review is of a subject near and dear to my heart, IRON TRON!   Well, not really, no. It is actually the latest Iron Man iteration from Marvel Universe Series 5, the Zero Gravity... 

Abomination

Abomination

June 30, 2014 by  
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  I have to say that I had no knowledge of Abomination prior to the second Hulk movie, from a couple of years ago. I am aware that there were action figures based on the movie designs at the time, but... 

She-Hulk

She-Hulk

June 16, 2014 by  
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  She-Hulk was one of the figures I was most curious about when Hasbro announced her inclusion in Marvel Universe Series 4. Of course, distribution being what it is, she was part of the wave of... 

Inferno Armor Iron Man

Inferno Armor Iron Man

June 2, 2014 by  
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  I have always been fascinated by translucent figures. I remember I had a couple of Big Jim action figures that had either clear body parts or were made entirely from transparent plastic. Even... 

Clone Commander Wolffe (Phase 1 Armor)

Clone Commander Wolffe (Phase 1 Armor)

May 31, 2014 by  
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  Even though Commander Wolffe was not featured prominently during the run of the animated Clone Wars TV show, his appearance in the last two episodes of the series was pivottal to understanding... 

Doc Samson

Doc Samson

May 26, 2014 by  
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  Well, in my Gray Hulk review I mentioned that at some point in his story, Bruce Banner had a split personality disorder. Well, guess who diagnosed him with that? Why, none other than the subject... 

Gray Hulk

Gray Hulk

May 19, 2014 by  
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    One thing I did not know was that Hulk used to be gray back in his first comic book appearance, but apparently this caused problems in the printing process, so he had to be changed to green.... 

Artillery Armor War Machine

Artillery Armor War Machine

May 12, 2014 by  
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  In a toy line ripe with repaints of the same few action figure molds, it is something of a surprise that War Machine did not get as many different versions as the Iron Man Mark IV and VI armors... 

Quinlan Vos (CW36)

Quinlan Vos (CW36)

May 10, 2014 by  
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I never quite got Quinlan Vos. He seems derivative of so many other characters from the Star Wars Expanded Universe, but that doesn’t seem to prevent him from being made into action figures over and... 

Undead Geonosian

Undead Geonosian

April 26, 2014 by  
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  For a couple of years now, media has been rather enthusiast in their portrayal of reanimated thing that used to be alive. Oddly, not even the juggernaut that is Star Wars proved to be resilient... 

Dark Threat Hydra Soldier

Dark Threat Hydra Soldier

April 21, 2014 by  
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  Also known as the Deluxe Set Hydra Soldier, this figure was part of the toy line made by Hasbro for the movie Captain America: The First Avenger.   Around this point in time, Hasbro started... 

AIM Soldier

AIM Soldier

April 14, 2014 by  
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  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  
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  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  
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  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  
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  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... 

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