Wolverine (Marvel Legends)

Wolverine (Marvel Legends)

July 22, 2013 by  
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Even though this Wolverine action figure doesn’t include a piece to complete Hit Monkey, I still went and bought it because, well, other than the Ultimate Wolverine released way back in the Marvel Legends... 

Astonishing Beast

Astonishing Beast

April 22, 2013 by  
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  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... 

Marvel’s Jubilee

Marvel’s Jubilee

September 10, 2012 by  
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  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... 

Professor X

Professor X

August 27, 2012 by  
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  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.   First, this is fundamentally a G.I. Joe... 

The AFB Podcast Episode 18: Sideshow Angel Comiquette

The AFB Podcast Episode 18: Sideshow Angel Comiquette

July 7, 2012 by  
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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,... 

Magneto (Mega Bloks)

Magneto (Mega Bloks)

March 19, 2012 by  
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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... 

Cyclops (Blue Team Uniform)

Cyclops (Blue Team Uniform)

January 2, 2012 by  
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  Cyclops isn’t necessarily one of my favorite Marvel characters in terms of his personality, but the way he is depicted in media always seems to translate well into action figure form. There... 

Apocalypse

Apocalypse

August 22, 2011 by  
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  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... 

Wolverine (X-Men Uniform)

Wolverine (X-Men Uniform)

June 27, 2011 by  
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  Even though there were no toy deals for the 2011 X-Men: First Class movie, I liked it so much that it rekindled my interest in anything X-Men related. What’s more, I even got around to pick up... 

Retro Review – Beast (Marvel Super Hero Showdown)

Retro Review – Beast (Marvel Super Hero Showdown)

June 20, 2011 by  
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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,... 

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

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

April 4, 2011 by  
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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,... 

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

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

March 28, 2011 by  
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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... 

Jean Grey & Cyclops (90′s) Minimates

Jean Grey & Cyclops (90′s) Minimates

February 14, 2011 by  
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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. The tortured couple who seem to need to be together... 

Gambit & Psylocke Minimates

Gambit & Psylocke Minimates

February 7, 2011 by  
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I don’t collect a lot of superhero stuff. I find some of it very cool and can appreciate it; I just don’t have unlimited space and funds. That said I happened to be at Discount Comic Book Service... 

Havok

Havok

January 31, 2011 by  
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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... 

Archangel

Archangel

January 10, 2011 by  
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One of the most sought after figures in Marvel Universe Series 2, Archangel was a Fan’s Choice winner in 2009. Archangel is based on the standard slim male body mold with a new head and some alterations... 

Kitty Pryde

Kitty Pryde

December 8, 2010 by  
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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... 

Storm & Nightcrawler (Secret Wars Comic Pack)

Storm & Nightcrawler (Secret Wars Comic Pack)

October 24, 2010 by  
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Marvel Universe is one line I don’t collect regularly. Most of what I got comes from 3 X 2 sales and similar promotions, but nonetheless, I am starting to amass a fairly decent crowd of spandex-clad... 

Virtual Custom Professor X – WOS

Virtual Custom Professor X – WOS

March 19, 2010 by  
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I really wish the figures I used for this were more readily available. I basically photo edited the head from the Number One Stonecutter on to the Stephen Hawking figure.  It’d be pretty easy to... 

Deluxe Deadpool with Missile Cannon

Deluxe Deadpool with Missile Cannon

November 6, 2009 by  
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Hasbro released Deadpool with Missile Launcher Cannon in 2009 as part of the Deluxe assortment of toys based on the X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie. This release is based on his comic appearance and includes... 

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