Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 20

Adult Mohawk gets the darker green body, and still has a light yellow stomach. His ears are gigantic, sticking out way wider than his arms, and they're painted with little stripes along the lower edge. He's got his extra-pointy "beard" coming down off his chin, and his namesake mohawk of spikes is painted bright red. He does look quite intimidating, even at this little size!

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 19

Hey, look at that! It's our old favorite, the Electric Gremlin! Either Jakks used the same specific frame of animation NECA used, or they based this on NECA's toy. It's even got the same kind of base holding it up. The major difference is that here it's molded in light blue, rather than translucent blue. The eyes and mouth are painted even lighter. The layers of the sculpt are just thick enough to create shapes, while not making the living lightning look too thick.

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Transformers BotBots Holey Moldy review

The Spoiled Rottens can be found discarded all over the place in the Transformers BotBots mall - this one, for example, is near one of the trashcans, up on Level 3.

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 18

Oh wow, wasn't expecting this! Day 18 brings the set's second Gizmo - Combat Gizmo. His new head is sculpted with angry eyes, and has a red bandana tied around the top. It's not really clear how that would stay in place, since it just seems to lay on top of his scalp, but that's movie magic for you. He doesn't have his bow and arrow, because that would require a different body mold, but the head is enough to get the idea across.

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Spider-Man: Morlun addendum

Today's review of Morlun said the character was part of one of ToyFare magazine's memorable jokes. Here it is:

Spider-Man and Wolverine are looking at their scripts. 

Spidey: Well this has been a thin slice of heaven, but according to my script I have to go stab a vampire with my claws and eat his face. 
Wolverine: Uh, I think maybe we switched scripts. 
Spidey: ...god, I hope so.

It then cuts to Aunt May serving Wolverine a big stack of wheatcakes.

That's from the story "Up and Adamantium," in issue #106. And if you want to read all about Wolverine's very busy day, you can do that here.

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 17

Well that's out of order, isn't it? Getting George's mogwai form four days after getting him as a gremlin? And three days after little Lenny? His dark fur makes him look a lot like Mohawk, so it's a good thing he's missing that trademark hairdo. Fur-do? Also, why does a mogwai with dark grey fur grow up to be a green gremlin? Mogwai George is frowning at us, as he should.

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Darth Nihilus addendum

Want to learn about Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords? Then settle in for this:

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 16

Oh, okay: the reason George was green was because Lenny was going to be brown. (He still could have been the dark green, though.) Lenny's still no larger than usual, but the new head really sells who it is and who it's meant to be. His ears droop down, his eyes look vacant, and his big square overbite pokes out the front of his mouth. Like his leader, he has black lines painted on his arms.

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Gremlins Countdown Calendar review - Day 15

Wait, they do have brown plastic! So why was George green? This is the same gremlin body we saw from the first movie, just done in a nice tan. And they painted some black spots in his ears. Plus the eyes are yellow, rather than red. It may still be a cannon-fodder beast, but it looks different and spices up the display.

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Fortnite: Blackheart addendum

As mentioned in today's review, here's how Blackheart looked when you first unlocked the skin:

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