Tag: Marvel

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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Big Time Spider-Man

November 11, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Big Time Spider-Man

Big Time Spider-Man was released in the Marvel Legends line as part of the Arnim Zola wave, and he is depicted in a full black suit with bright green lines forming the spider symbol on his chest and running alongside his limbs.

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Lt. Col. James Rhodes

August 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Lt. Col. James Rhodes

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.

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Ghost Rider (Bobble Head)

June 3, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Ghost Rider (Bobble Head)

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 offerings. They are cute and all, but I was never in the right place at the right time. […]

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Red She-Hulk (Marvel Legends)

May 27, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Red She-Hulk (Marvel Legends)

It’s been quite a while since I read a Hulk comic, but thanks to the Internet I had a fair grasp of the history behind this Hulkette.

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Ultimate Armour Iron Man

March 25, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Ultimate Armour Iron Man

This Iron Man was released as part of the last wave of Iron Man 2 action figures by Hasbro a couple of years ago. The mold is the exact same they used for the Mk. 2, Mk.3 and a couple of Concept Armors, with only a different paintjob.

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Wrecker

February 11, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Wrecker

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 I had initially passed on.

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Glider Attack Green Goblin

February 4, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Glider Attack Green Goblin

    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 mean they don’t like to offer the same core villains over and over; case in point, the Glider Attack Green Goblin […]

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Ultimate Hawkeye

January 28, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Ultimate Hawkeye

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.

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Super Shield Captain America

January 21, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Super Shield Captain America

Super Shield Captain America is intended to be from the Ultimates continuity, as attested by the slightly more down-to earth attire. The overall level of detail is excellent, with good body proportions and the upper torso scale texture, along with the seams and straps added to the rest of the costume.

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Mega Cannon Spider-Man

January 7, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Mega Cannon Spider-Man

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 I know. To that end,  I went with the Mega Cannon version. Appearance: This version reminds me […]

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Underscoopfire’s 50 Greatest GI Joe Characters

December 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Underscoopfire’s 50 Greatest GI Joe Characters

I was recently asked to take part in an UnderScoopFire panel to select the 50 Greatest GI Joe characters and 50 Greatest Cobras. It was a lot of fun and really made me think. You can check out the Joe list here: USF’s 50 Greatest GI Joe Characters and the Cobra one here: USF’s 50 […]

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Cosmic Spear Loki

December 17, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Cosmic Spear Loki

Loki is one of those Marvel villains I never cared much for. That is, until the Thor movie came along and director Kenneth Brannagh added quite some depth to the character played by Tom Hiddlestone

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Marvel Heroics

November 12, 2012 | By | 7 Replies More
Marvel Heroics

I’m a sucker for items on clearance. Normally, a clear head will prevail.  Mark something down though and I can’t resist. Similar to the tale I told on Episode 37 of the Action Figure Blues Podcast,  I picked up a couple of the Marvel Heroics capsules at the same drug store. At 50 cents, I […]

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5 Marvel Movie Characters I Want Figures Of (But Won’t Happen)

October 29, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
5 Marvel Movie Characters I Want Figures Of (But Won’t Happen)

As a long time Star Wars figure collector, I’ve gotten use to the fact if I wait long enough I’ll see a character from that universe in figure form. However, the Marvel Movie universe is another story. While heavy on the main characters, these lines have been rather small in scope and depth. That said […]

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Professor X

August 27, 2012 | By | 6 Replies More
Professor X

Released as the 22th figure in Hasbro’s Marvel Universe Series 4, Professor X is a very interesting addition to the line for a couple of reasons.

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Battle Hammer Thor

August 20, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Battle Hammer Thor

Well, once I got over the articulation hurdle, I began getting more of the Avengers movie line figures by hasbro, with yet another Thor at the forefront.

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Marvel’s Hawkeye

August 13, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Marvel’s Hawkeye

I wasn’t really expecting to see more of Hasbro’s Avengers line locally. I mean, the things seem to sell at a steady, albeit slow pace, but in my experience the stores in my city rarely order anything after the first wave of movie-related figures up until Christmas. With that in mind, it was very surprising to find Marvel’s Hawkeye hanging there on a peg the last time I went grocery shopping.

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Iron Man (Classic Comic)

August 6, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Iron Man (Classic Comic)

Since I’ve been playing Avengers Alliance on Facebook, I’ve had desire to add some comic style figure to fill out some of my Marvel lines. Since Iron Man figures are still fairly available on clearance round these parts I picked up a comic version of Iron Man. Appearance: Right up front the thing that drew […]

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Iron Man Mk.VII (Fusion Armor)

July 30, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Iron Man Mk.VII (Fusion Armor)

Well, after getting the Shield Launcher Captain America from the Avengers line and seeing it was not as bad as I feared, I convinced myself to go ahead and buy another figure, this time the Iron Man Mk.VII armor from the Movie Series sub-line.

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