Tag: Marvel

Captain America (Movie Series)

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Captain America (Movie Series)

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 updated version of his costume, but for whatever reason I was unable to really sink my teeth into that line.

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

August 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Marvel Vs. DC Hero Bracket – Round 3 Voting Open!

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 votes against Elektra. The one that surprised me was Nightcrawler defeating Punisher. It was a bit even than Nightcrawler pulled […]

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Loki (Movie Series)

August 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Loki (Movie Series)

I don’t have a complicated algorithm to select a second figure after I getting the one I want most, other than simply pick whatever character seems to be the less abundant on the pegs on a second visit, and that one was today’s review subject, none other than Loki.

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

August 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Marvel Vs. DC On Screen Heroes Bracket – Round 2 Voting Open!

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 bracket sponsors Cold Slither Podcast Network and Action Figure Blues. There were a number of big surprises […]

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Radiation Rocket Leader (Avengers Assemble)

August 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Radiation Rocket Leader (Avengers Assemble)

Most of the pieces in Radiation Rocket Leader actually come from the Skrull Warrior mold we got in the comic-inspired segment of figures from the Avengers line

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Thunder Axe Thor (Avengers Assemble)

August 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Thunder Axe Thor (Avengers Assemble)

Marvel’s Thor is one of the characters released by Hasbro as part of their toy line associated to the Avengers Assemble TV show.

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Iron Man (Zero Gravity Armor)

July 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Iron Man (Zero Gravity Armor)

Essentially, this Zero-G suit is a repaint of the Modular Armor version released back in Series 3, which I think is one of the best Iron Man armors released in the Marvel Universe line.

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Abomination

June 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Abomination

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 as a whole, the associated toy line was a big pass for me.

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She-Hulk

June 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
She-Hulk

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 figures I never saw at local retail.

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Inferno Armor Iron Man

June 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Inferno Armor Iron Man

The Inferno Armor Iron Man was released by Hasbro a few years ago in the Iron Man: The Armored Avenger line, which worked as a continuation to the regular Iron Man 2 movie line

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Dark Threat Hydra Soldier

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Dark Threat Hydra Soldier

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.

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Ghost Rider (Redux)

April 7, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Ghost Rider (Redux)

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.

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Silver Surfer

March 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Silver Surfer

If you recall, Silver Surfer was one of the characters released right at the start of the Marvel Universe line, back in 2009, and the same figure was also released the following year alongside his master Galactus.

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Hogun

March 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Hogun

Hogun was part of the second wave of figures that never really got significantly distributed in Mexico City, so I didn’t hesitate to pick him up at a local bazaar.

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Exosphere Armor Iron Man

March 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Exosphere Armor Iron Man

Exospheric Armor Iron Man is, fundamentally, a repaint of the Mark VI armor we got in the first few waves from the Iron Man 2 line.

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Heimdall

February 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Heimdall

Heimdall has a rather distinctive character design. The armor seems designed to be more ceremonial than utilitarian, and the overall appearance is not quite as Asgardian as one would expect.

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Inferno Cannon Black Widow (Avengers Assemble)

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Inferno Cannon Black Widow (Avengers Assemble)

Inferno Cannon Black Widow is sold under the S.H.I.E.L.D. Gear sub-line, which means she is a fairly decently articulated action figure and that she comes packaged with an accessory.

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Cloak

January 13, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Cloak

I barely remember reading a Cloak & Dagger story in a comic book. I do recall that I did not care much for it either, as the plot was extremely dated although the powers of the titular duo were also rather bizarre.

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Classic Iron Man (Iron Man Legends)

December 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Classic Iron Man (Iron Man Legends)

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.

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Ultron

December 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ultron

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 to Ultron; one of the characters released in the second half of action figures in the Iron Man Legends line by Hasbro.

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