Monthly Archives: August 2007

yo - if we have to have variations...

yo sez: When it comes to toys, variations are a fact of life. Not variants, mind you, but variations. Re-releases of old characters in new costumes. In Poe's column, he adds the caveat of "completely pointless" costumes, but a variation … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, August 30

OAFEnet Email Update: The Hour is coming. This week, for no reason, was all about everybody's favorite boy wizard, Harry Potter. Yes, this would have made a lot more sense, oh, say, a month ago, but we've never really been … Continue reading

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Xevoz customs - part 7

It's time for another set of custom designs! The Flying Lantern is much more humanoid than any of the other Sectoids (either real or just designs) have been, which does break the scheme a little bit. The limbs look more … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 08/29

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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Xevoz customs - part 6

Today's batch of custom Xevoz designs ups the ranks of the Sectoids and the Reptosaurs, two woefully under-represented races in the line. The Horned Grappler is a lot like my beloved Bone-Cutter toy: he's very much like a real bug, … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, August 23

Blow out your candles and make a wish - it's the OAFEnet Email Update! Yes, the new logo at the top of every page has not been lying to you: OAFEnet has just turned five years old this week. Holy … Continue reading

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Xevoz customs - Part 5

After the massive flood last time, today we just have one Meta Beast, the Savannah Lord. Originally called Solar King, this lion is plain, but it works for him. His mask looks like it plug into his chest similar to … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 08/22

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Poe scribbles: I've wanted the Creature from the Black Lagoon from the Toy Island line of Marvel Legends-style Universal Monsters ever since reading a (bad) review. But since my only options for getting one seemed to be paying $100 for … Continue reading

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Xevoz customs - Part 4

This guy hawflakes is posting his custom Xevoz designs so fast! I love it! Because I fell behind, here's a huge batch: And now, some more OAFEry:Take a virtual tour of the Stikfas offices Xevoz Series 5: Rollercop Xevoz Series … Continue reading

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