Yearly Archives: 2008

OAFEnet Update for Thursday, December 11

The OAFEnet Email Update is the reason for the season. Big-time busy week this week. Stores are stocking more merchandise, and we're stocking more reviews, including some that you may not want to read about at school or at work … Continue reading

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Frosty the Snowman addendum

This past May, someone from Draper, Utah, edited the Wikipedia page for Frosty the Snowman, adding the following paragraph: In 1972, Walter Rollins admitted in an interview with Life magazine that initially the concept of Frosty the Snowman was written … Continue reading

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Xevoz Series 5: Warlock

Remember a few months ago when we showed you that Xevoz control art, with those tantalizing peeks at figures we'd never get to see? We get to see one now! This photo, provided by Xevoz designer Ben Hitmar, proves that … Continue reading

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Flippin' Through Previews - December '08

It's time once again to thumb through the toy section of this month's Previews, and see what goodies we can uncover. Scheduled to start shipping in February. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - November '14 Star Wars: The … Continue reading

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Always two there are...

In today's review of the Star Wars Sith Legacy set, yo mentioned that Darth Bane first appeared in the Phantom Menace novelization. That's an interesting fact, but is the story itself any good? Let's review it! And now, some more … Continue reading

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When did they reinstate the draft?

We've been recruited for the GI Joe team! Yes, we stole this (and half the jokes) from another site. You can steal it from us and make your own filecard now. And now, some more OAFEry:Team Fortress 2: Meet the … Continue reading

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Time to start paying more attention to Previews

You know how we post "Flippin' Through Previews" every month? Time to make it a must-read appointment. Finally pulling their heads out of the sand, Diamond has gone to Mattel and gotten them to produce full-set cases of things like, … Continue reading

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The Mighty Quinn

In today's review of "Arctic Trooper" Snake-Eyes, yo mentioned (off-handedly) that Snakes' friend Kwinn the Eskimo was named after a Bob Dylan song. Well, Dylan may have written it, but it's actually Manfred Mann who's famous for performing it: Dylan, … Continue reading

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Trick or treat!

yo sez: I've never given out Halloween candy before. Never really cared. But since the wife wanted to this year, we did. That's the way it works. That didn't mean we had to be conventional, though. Yeah, we had one … Continue reading

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GI Joe #0 review

After Devil's Due Publishing effectively capped off the GI Joe universe with their spectacular "World War III" storyline, there was no question that IDW was going to go the reboot route when they started their book. However, DDP tried something … Continue reading

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