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... 

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... 

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  
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  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... 

Exosphere Armor Iron Man

Exosphere Armor Iron Man

March 10, 2014 by  
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  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... 

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... 

Inferno Cannon Black Widow (Avengers Assemble)

Inferno Cannon Black Widow (Avengers Assemble)

January 20, 2014 by  
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  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  
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  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... 

Classic Iron Man (Iron Man Legends)

Classic Iron Man (Iron Man Legends)

December 9, 2013 by  
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Last but not least, I got this classic version of Iron Man, released as part of the Iron Monger wave of figures produced by Hasbro and sold under the Iron Man Legends brand.   Even though I was... 

Ultron

Ultron

December 2, 2013 by  
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  The subject of today’s review is one of the rare villains that I actually knew a little about from his brief appearance in the Secret Wars story arc, back in the 90’s. I am referring, of course... 

Big Time Spider-Man

Big Time Spider-Man

November 11, 2013 by  
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  Well, I have to admit that I have not picked up a Spider-Man comic in years. It’s not that I don’t like the character, but you have to admit that after a while, the very nature of comics, with... 

Lt. Col. James Rhodes

Lt. Col. James Rhodes

August 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Featured, Iron Man, Marvel, Toy Reviews

  Well, after I got the Mark 42 Iron Man action figure from the Iron Man Legends line, I knew I needed the Iron Patriot armor also seen in the Iron Man 3 movie.   Only, Hasbro doesn’t call it... 

Ghost Rider (Bobble Head)

Ghost Rider (Bobble Head)

June 3, 2013 by  
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If you heard the episode of the Action Figure Blues Podcast where I talked about getting this guy, you would know that I was excited bout him. Previous to this I hadn’t picked up any of Funko’s... 

Red She-Hulk (Marvel Legends)

Red She-Hulk (Marvel Legends)

May 27, 2013 by  
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  It has been a while since Hasbro’s Marvel Legends figures were readily available at Mexico City stores. The last wave sold locally was the one that came with pieces to build the Brood Queen.... 

Ultimate Armour Iron Man

Ultimate Armour Iron Man

March 25, 2013 by  
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  With the hype surrounding the upcoming third Iron Man movie, and the reports of stores finally getting some new product, I went to a store near my work to get a close look at these new-fangled... 

Wrecker

Wrecker

February 11, 2013 by  
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  One thing I noticed since I started playing the Facebook game Avengers Alliance, is a renewal of my interest for certain characters previously released in the Marvel Universe line by Hasbro that... 

Glider Attack Green Goblin

Glider Attack Green Goblin

February 4, 2013 by  
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    One thing I have to concede to Hasbro about their Amazing Spider-Man line is that they sure do include villains more regularly than in, say, the Marvel Universe line.   Still, that doesn’t... 

Ultimate Hawkeye

Ultimate Hawkeye

January 28, 2013 by  
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  One figure I never got to see back when the first wave of Avengers action figures started to show up in stores, was this version of Marvel’s Hawkeye. I had pretty much lost hope of ever finding... 

Super Shield Captain America

Super Shield Captain America

January 21, 2013 by  
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  Well, I must confess that I pretty much ignored the first wave of figures from The Avengers line by Hasbro in 2012. The reason was that most of those figures were fundamentally non-movie, concept... 

Mega Cannon Spider-Man

Mega Cannon Spider-Man

January 7, 2013 by  
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A $5 price tag was enough to make me realize I didn’t own a 3.75″ Spidey figure. Now, while there were plenty of movie figures on the pegs, I wanted something a little more true to the Spider-Man... 

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