Iron Man & War Machine (Playskool Heroes)

Iron Man & War Machine (Playskool Heroes)

December 15, 2014 by  
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  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 and includes completely... 

Hydra Soldier (Marvel Legends Infinite Series)

Hydra Soldier (Marvel Legends Infinite Series)

December 8, 2014 by  
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Although Hydra, the criminal organization, is featured prominently in the second Captain America movie, truth is we don’t get to see them attired in an identifiably Hydra uniform.   However, in... 

Han Solo (Black Series)

Han Solo (Black Series)

December 6, 2014 by  
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This version of Han Solo was released early in the 6-inch Star Wars Black Series line and is a depiction of the character as seen in the first Star Wars movie.   The sculpture of the clothes in... 

Black Cat

Black Cat

December 1, 2014 by  
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  Action figures based on female comic book characters are less of a rarity these days, but Hasbro’s Marvel Legends line does not often include them in their line-up.   There are a few reasons,... 

Carnage

Carnage

November 24, 2014 by  
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  If you saw the third Spíder-Man movie directed by Sam Raimi, you have a pretty good idea about the origins of Venom. However, back in the early 90’s the character proved so popular, that Marvel began... 

The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man

November 17, 2014 by  
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This action figure was released as part of the first wave from Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Infinite Series line dedicated to the second Amazing Spider-Man movie.   The thing is, this particular costume... 

The AFB Podcast Episode 142: Star Wars Black Wave 5, Jabba the Hut and Biker Scout

The AFB Podcast Episode 142: Star Wars Black Wave 5, Jabba the Hut and Biker Scout

November 16, 2014 by  
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Episode 142 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, John, and Scott for... 

Superior Spider-Man

Superior Spider-Man

November 10, 2014 by  
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      The figure I am reviewing today comes from the Marvel Legends Infinite Series assortment dedicated to promote the second Amazing Spider-Man movie, although this particular version of the... 

Marvel Now! Captain America

Marvel Now! Captain America

November 3, 2014 by  
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    Ever since the release of the Captain America in the Avengers Movie Series , I sort of wanted a more modern version of the character in my collection, but the Ultimate Captain America that... 

Luke Skywalker in Bespin Fatigues (Black Series)

Luke Skywalker in Bespin Fatigues (Black Series)

November 1, 2014 by  
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  Hasbro released this version of Luke Skywalker as part of the third wave of figures from the Star Wars Black Series 6-inch collection early in 2014.   This time around Luke is attired in the... 

Electro

Electro

October 27, 2014 by  
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It has become a fairly common practice for Hasbro to not include movie-accurate designs in the first wave of action figures produced to go along with these summer blockbusters, although, for the second... 

Boomerang

Boomerang

October 20, 2014 by  
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      Boomerang was released as part of the Marvel Legends assortment scheduled to promote the second Amazing Spider-Man movie in 2014. However, the character does not appear in the film... 

Phoenix Bow Hawkeye (Avengers Assemble)

Phoenix Bow Hawkeye (Avengers Assemble)

October 6, 2014 by  
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  Well, I found a few of the Avengers Assemble figures at the gift shop area of a local restaurant last week, and while I was waiting to be seated I decided to buy the SHIIELD Gear version of Marvel’s... 

Aerial Assault Drone

Aerial Assault Drone

September 29, 2014 by  
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  The Hammer Industries’ Aerial Assault Drone was released in action figure form in Hasbro’s Iron Man 2 line, a few years ago. It was one of the hardest figures to obtain due to several factors... 

Baron Zemo

Baron Zemo

September 22, 2014 by  
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    Even though Baron Zemo had already been released in Hasbro’s Marvel Universe line as part of the Masters of Evil batle pack way back in 2012, he got a reprieve within the fifth and last... 

Hawkeye (Movie Series)

Hawkeye (Movie Series)

September 15, 2014 by  
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  Today I’ll be taking a look to the Hawkeye action figure released by Hasbro as part of the Avengers Movie Series exclusive to WalMart in both the USA and México.   Well, after reviewing... 

Iron Man Mk.VII (Movie Series)

Iron Man Mk.VII (Movie Series)

September 8, 2014 by  
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  One thing you can’t help but notice is that a couple of the 6-inch scale figures in The Avengers Movie Series by Hasbro are actually molds that had been used for a previous movie line.   While... 

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,... 

Super Battle Droid (Clone Wars)

Super Battle Droid (Clone Wars)

August 23, 2014 by  
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  The Geonosian-made Super Battle Droids were something of a surprise back when Episode II came out, being tougher and more ruthless than their cheaper cousins. They were also much less memorable... 

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