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... 

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,... 

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... 

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... 

And The Winner Is….

And The Winner Is….

October 1, 2014 by  
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Well. It’s all over. You have voted and the winner is…Superman. I’m not really surprised, but I really thought Batman was going to win this one. It was close, for the longest time it... 

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... 

Marvel Vs DC Hero Bracket -Round 4 Voting Open!

Marvel Vs DC Hero Bracket -Round 4 Voting Open!

September 3, 2014 by  
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It amazes me how much tougher this is getting. Round three saw one of the bigger Marvel Heroes eliminated by another Marvel Hero when Rouge squeaked by to take out Wolverine. Death of Wolverine is out... 

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... 

Marvel Vs. DC Hero Bracket – Round 3 Voting Open!

Marvel Vs. DC Hero Bracket – Round 3 Voting Open!

August 28, 2014 by  
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This just keeps getting harder. For starter, Batman continues to be a powerhouse. Aquaman received no votes against the Dark Knight and was sunk. Also, Thor pound Lobo. And Wonder Woman won all of the... 

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,... 

Marvel Vs. DC On Screen Heroes Bracket – Round 2 Voting Open!

Marvel Vs. DC On Screen Heroes Bracket – Round 2 Voting Open!

August 20, 2014 by  
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I really feel bad for Blade. Batman decimated him. Blade did not get a single vote. To everybody who has participated so far, thank you very much! First let me say go check out all the great stuff from... 

Radiation Rocket Leader (Avengers Assemble)

Radiation Rocket Leader (Avengers Assemble)

August 18, 2014 by  
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  One thing that actually surprised me about the Avengers Assemble action figure line that comes with the SHIELD Gear, is that they actually included a couple of Marvel villains in the first few... 

Thunder Axe Thor (Avengers Assemble)

Thunder Axe Thor (Avengers Assemble)

August 11, 2014 by  
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  Marvel’s Thor is one of the characters released by Hasbro as part of their toy line associated to the Avengers Assemble TV show.   The figure I got was released in the SHIELD Gear assortment,... 

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... 

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