Monthly Archives: February 2008

Soon Forget: The Usual Xevoz Suspects

Look at this awesome lineup showing all the Xevoz figures: No, really look at it. It shows all the Xevoz figures - including ones we've never seen before!! There was a Series 5 in the works when the line was … Continue reading

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Do 7-Year-Olds Want to be a Geriatric College Professor?

This is a guest article submitted by a reader named John Charles. We've never run guest pieces before, but this seems like an interesting and unique perspective. I attended Toy Fair last week in NY. That's where all the toy … Continue reading

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The top five Star Wars Expanded Universe characters

In today's review of Comic Pack 10, yo said Mara Jade was the most popular character to come out of the Expanded Universe, or if not that, then she was at least in the top five. So who else would … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, February 21

The OAFEnet Email Update has been declared the new leader of Cuba. We're three weeks into Old Toys Month now, and the reviews have been coming fast, so you'd better doublecheck to make sure you haven't missed anything - you … Continue reading

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Metamorpho addendum

If you've read our new Metamorpho review, then you know he's not actually Metamorpho at all: he's "Rex Mason, the Element Man." Yes, despite the fact that his belt has an M on it. This is because the name "Metamorpho" … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 02/20

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

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Red Tornado addendum

In today's review of Red Tornado, I admitted I was largely unfamiliar with the character. If you find yourself in the same situation, maybe it will help if you realize the character is almost indistinguishable from the Marvel Comics character … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, February 14

Remember the past with the OAFEnet Email update. We're halfway through Old Toys Month, and we're having a great time dredging up all this old crap. We're like the VH1 of toys.

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GI Joe Movie Watch: A last-minute change

So we previously reported that Irishman David Murray was going to be playing the film's major baddie, Destro. Well, apparently he's had to drop out, and he's been replaced by Doctor Who. Which one? And now, some more OAFEry:Honda using … Continue reading

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GI Joe Movie Watch: How freaking big is this cast going to be?

Last time we said the GI Joe cast should be all finished. And while it's true that it should be finished, we were apparently wrong, And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe: Re-Stallion-ation GI Joe advertises Subaru A Real American Hero … Continue reading

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