Monthly Archives: February 2009

GI Joe: The Plague

In the excellent World War III storyline that wrapped up the Marvel/DDP GI Joe continuity, a new threat was introduced to the Joe team: the Plague. The idea was pretty cool: frustrated by his constant losses to the Joes, Cobra … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 02/18

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

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A real-life GI Joe - more or less

In today's review of the GI Joe Plague Troopers vs. Steel Brigade set, you learned that one of the figures, Red Zone, was based on a real-life fan. Luke Ellison entered a contest in FHM magazine (yes, I know the … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, February 12

The OAFEnet Email Update is powered by 1.21 jigowatts. Alternate opening line? "Roads? Where we're going, the OAFEnet Email Update doesn't NEED roads!"

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This week in comicshops - 02/11

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

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Playmobil inventor dies at 79

The news came out earlier last week: Hans Beck, the man who created Playmobil toys, had died on January 30.

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In defense of Zartan's Swamp Skier

In today's review of the new G3 Zartan, I complained about how undersized his Chameleon Swamp Skier is, but also said there's an easy excuse for it. And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe Movie Watch: How freaking big is this … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, February 5

It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses. This is the OAFEnet Email Update. February means Old Toys Month at OAFEnet, the time of year … Continue reading

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Live-action Darkchylde trailer

In today's review of Moore Action Collectibles' Darkchylde figure, we mentioned that Weta Workshop had made a spec trailer for a live-action Darkchylde movie. It certainly sounds like it'll be a total abomination, doesn't it? Let's watch:

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Action Figure Fights On Despite Loss Of Dragon Sword

"SETH'S BEDROOM - With the dreaded skeleton people closing in on him and the carpet suddenly turning into red-hot lava before his very eyes, local action figure Huntarr the Warrior vowed to fight on Thursday despite the loss of his … Continue reading

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