Tag: Hasbro

The AFB Podcast Episode 167: Titan Heroes Hulkbuster / Lego Double Decker Couch / Vixen Cover Girls Statue

May 10, 2015 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 167: Titan Heroes Hulkbuster / Lego Double Decker Couch / Vixen Cover Girls Statue Episode 167 of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct download! Download and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now! This week, join Ben, Justin, John and Scott for a mega sho...

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Marvel Now! Hulk

April 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Marvel Now! Hulk

One of the figures I was keenly interested from the new 3.75-inch scale Marvel Infinite Series was this latest iteration of Hulk.

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Grim Reaper

April 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Grim Reaper

It is no secret that a good number of my action figure purchases are directly inspired by the video games I indulge upon.

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Mara Jade

April 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Mara Jade

Even though Black Series Mara Jade is still a pretty decent action figure, it is also the first Star Wars figure I have ever bought, whose purchase owes more to external reasons than to the actual merits of the figure.

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Hyperion (Infinite Series)

April 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hyperion (Infinite Series)

I am not a fan of the Hyperion character. I’ve already bought the 6-inch Marvel Legends figure that came out with the Hit Monkey wave mostly because of the Build-A Figure parts, but I was certainly was not expecting to see a 4-inch version of that character anytime soon.

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Sabretooth (Marvel Legends)

March 30, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Sabretooth (Marvel Legends)

This version of X-Men baddie Sabretooth is another of those based off the Hyperion body mold, which is suitably bulky and tall. Sabretooth is massively muscular, and this particular version of his costume lacks any of the furry bits usually associated with the character.

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Astonishing Wolverine (Marvel Legends)

March 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Astonishing Wolverine (Marvel Legends)

Some time ago, I reviewed the Wolverine action figure released in the Hit Monkey wave of figures from Hasbro’s Marvel Legends line.

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Astonishing Cyclops (Marvel Legends)

February 23, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Astonishing Cyclops (Marvel Legends)

The more recent Astonishing Cyclops uses the same basic body mold developed for Archangel and a variety of characters with similar physiques.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi (Black Series)

February 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Obi-Wan Kenobi (Black Series)

This version of Obi-Wan Kenobi was released by Hasbro as part of the third wave of figures in their Star Wars Black Series line.

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Beetle

February 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Beetle

Beetle would probably be one of the most striking characters included in the Marvel Legends Infinite Series by Hasbro.

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Boba Fett (Black Series)

January 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Boba Fett (Black Series)

The 6-inch version of Boba Fett released in the second wave of figures from Hasbro’s Star Wars Black Series was surprisingly hard to find for me.

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Captain America (World War 2 Uniform)

January 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Captain America (World War 2 Uniform)

I remember that when I saw the first wave of figures in the Marvel Legends Infinite Series for the Captain America: The Winter Soldier movie, I thought that Hasbro had made a mistake including the version of Captain America in his WWII uniform.

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Hulk & Thor (Playskool Heroes)

January 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hulk & Thor (Playskool Heroes)

As I have repeated several times, some character designs work well within the Playskool format, while others don’t really lend themselves to the conversion, and in this set we get to see an example of each.

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Stormtrooper (Black Series)

January 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Stormtrooper (Black Series)

It would be hard to argue that the most sought after figure in Hasbro’s third wave of figures from the 6-inch Star Wars Black Series is the Stormtrooper

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A.I.M. Scientist

January 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
A.I.M. Scientist

Of course, you can tell this AIM Scientist does not appear in the film just by looking at the decidedly comic book-inspired design.

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Ultimate Goblin

January 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
Ultimate Goblin

Well, after getting all of the figures in the Spider-Man Marvel Legends Infinite Series, I ended up with more than enough pieces to build the Build-A-Figure, which is none other than the Ultimate’s version of the Green Goblin.

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Slave Leia (Black Series)

January 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Slave Leia (Black Series)

I never quite got the reason Hasbro decided to make this the first version of Princess Leia to appear as part of their Star Wars Black Series 6-inch figure line.

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Toxin

December 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Toxin

Toxin is another of those characters I knew almost nothing about prior to buying the figure. In fact, just by the look of him, I had assumed he was yet another Spider-Man foe, but as it turns out, he is actually one of the good guys despite his rather monstrous visage.

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Qui-Gon Jinn & Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Force)

December 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Qui-Gon Jinn & Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Force)

It has been rather quiet on the Star Wars collectible front lately, so I picked up this Playskool set featuring the heroes from Star Wars Episode I, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi.

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Iron Man & War Machine (Playskool Heroes)

December 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Iron Man & War Machine (Playskool Heroes)

And for something slightly different, today I’ll be reviewing a couple of Playskool action figures: The Iron Man & War Machine set that was released early in 2014

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