Tag: X-men

Astonishing Cyclops (Marvel Legends)

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Astonishing Cyclops (Marvel Legends)

The more recent Astonishing Cyclops uses the same basic body mold developed for Archangel and a variety of characters with similar physiques.

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Colossus

June 9, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Colossus

Colossus was a 2010 release from the HAMMER Files series of figures and is also one of the very few characters that required completely unique molds to produce.

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Wolverine (Marvel Legends)

July 22, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Wolverine (Marvel Legends)

Lucky me, the Wolverine released in this series is the one attired in the X-Force uniform, which is fundamentally his Astonishing costume with the yellow bits replaced by gray, or in this case, a slightly blue-ish silver color.

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Astonishing Beast

April 22, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Astonishing Beast

  It’s been quite a while since I picked up an X-Men comic book, so when images of the more recent Beast action figure started appearing online, I was rather puzzled by his appearance.   A lot of the character’s personality got lost in translation in the comic books I used to read in the […]

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Marvel’s Jubilee

September 10, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Marvel’s Jubilee

Released as the 23th figure in Hasbro’s Marvel Universe Series 4, Marvel’s Jubilee is one of those rare comic book characters that actually show some aging, from her early teens to her now young adulthood.

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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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The AFB Podcast Episode 18: Sideshow Angel Comiquette

July 7, 2012 | By More
The AFB Podcast Episode 18: Sideshow Angel Comiquette Episode EIGHTEEN of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct download! Download and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now!  Join Ben, Justin and Scott from the AFB Forum fo...

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Magneto (Mega Bloks)

March 19, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Magneto (Mega Bloks)

I have to admit Magneto wasn’t the figure I was going for when I picked him. I was trying for Silver Surfer. I didn’t realize Magneto had a cape and thought it was the surf board. Appearance: Magneto is one of those characters I’ve never quite understood the look of. Sometimes he’s really ripped and […]

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Cyclops (Blue Team Uniform)

January 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cyclops (Blue Team Uniform)

Cyclops isn’t necessarily one of my favorite Marvel characters in terms of his personality, but the way he is depicted in media always seem s to translate well into action figure form. There have been a couple of action figures made of him in Hasbro’s Marvel Universe line, but the version released as part of the second wave of figures in Series 3 is one I had been hoping to see for a while now.

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Apocalypse

August 22, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Apocalypse

Apocalypse is one of those X-Men villains that I never really knew what their deal was at the time I was reading X-Titles semi-regularly. The whole “Survival of the Fittest” angle seemed a bit too ambitious to me, but I reckon it gave plenty of justification for almost anything the writers could come up with.

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Wolverine (X-Men Uniform)

June 27, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Wolverine (X-Men Uniform)

Wolverine action figures are not exactly scarce nor hard to find, thanks to the deluge of figures left-over from the X-Men Origin: Wolverine line, but the one version from Marvel Universe that really caught my eye was the revision of the figure sporting the Jim Lee designed Blue Team uniform.

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Retro Review – Beast (Marvel Super Hero Showdown)

June 20, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Retro Review – Beast (Marvel Super Hero Showdown)

While I applaud Hasbro for taking the time to make action figures based on rather obscure characters in the Marvel Universe line, sometimes it feels like they are neglecting some fairly obvious choices, like say, the complete original X-Men roster.

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X-Men Minimate DVD 4-Pack (Part 2)

April 4, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
X-Men Minimate DVD 4-Pack (Part 2)

Last time I reviewed Cyclops & Juggernaut. This time I’m taking a look at the other half of the X-men: Darktide Marvel Minimates 4-pack, Logan and Magneto. I thought it was an appropriate pairing, since these two have had their clashes over the years. Logan: I’m calling him Logan here because thats what the package calls him. […]

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X-Men Minimate DVD 4-Pack (Part 1)

March 28, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
X-Men Minimate DVD 4-Pack (Part 1)

This is one of those things I’ve had for a lonnnngggg time and never quite got around to reviewing. In the first of 2 parts, I’m taking a look at two of the figures from the Marvel Minimates X-Men DVD 4 pack. This one came from Toys R Us along with a DVD of X-Men: […]

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Jean Grey & Cyclops (90′s) Minimates

February 14, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Jean Grey & Cyclops (90′s) Minimates

Yes, if Marvel Monday falls on Valentines day there are only a couple of choices for a review, I’m picking the other one. Jean Grey & Cyclops.

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Gambit & Psylocke Minimates

February 7, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Gambit & Psylocke Minimates

I don’t collect a lot of superhero stuff, but you know I couldn’t pass up a mini figure of Gambit…

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Havok

January 31, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Havok

One thing you’ll notice shortly after starting reading comics, is how much alike the storylines are when compared to soap operas. You get betrayals, long lost relatives, amnesia and people that just won’t stay

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Archangel

January 10, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Archangel

One of the most sought after figures in Marvel Universe Series 2, Archangel was a Fan’s Choice winner in 2009.

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Kitty Pryde

December 8, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Kitty Pryde

Hasbro released Kitty Pryde as figure number 17 in their second series of Marvel Universe figures. At this point, it is no surprise that she uses the same female body we have seen before, and it is becoming increasingly evident that there is a need to add more variety into the line, at least as far as female characters are concerned.

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Storm & Nightcrawler (Secret Wars Comic Pack)

October 24, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Storm & Nightcrawler (Secret Wars Comic Pack)

The figures I’m reviewing today come packaged together as part of the Secret Wars assortment of Marvel Universe Comic Packs by Hasbro.

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