Monthly Archives: March 2011

OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, March 31

Get ready, because here comes the OAFEnet Email Update.

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #11

C2E2 edition! This is not the entirety of but certainly the bulk of my haul from the recent Comic Convention in Chicago. Honestly, this represents about half of what I expected to buy. There weren't as many toy dealers as … Continue reading

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Toys still matter - ask Cartoon Network

So last week, Cartoon Network announced its lineup for next season. There's some crap on there, and a lot of good, but at least one show that isn't included drew some attention.

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This week in comicshops - 03/30

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

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Professor X Minimate addendum

In today's review of the X-Force Warpath and Professor X Minimates, we said that his hoverchair was a reference to another action figure. Here, take a look: And now, some more OAFEry:Soon Forget: Bring On the Bad Guys Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #7 - Colossus & Wolverine

#7 - Colossus/Wolverine Although our last Minimate Mini-Review covered figures from Series 12, we technically should have done this one first - look at the dates, and you'll see that through some quirk of shipping, Series 13 came out before … Continue reading

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Making custom toys in Afghanistan

Look at this robot: Pretty cool, isn't it? Obviously it's made from Bionicle pieces, a can of shave gel and some bottle caps. Anybody could make this, right? Well, look past the toy, and check out what's in the background. … Continue reading

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A killer scratch-built Muppet Theatre Stage playset custom

We've talked before about the heartbreaking loss of all the cool stuff Palisades had planned for their Muppets line. Well, prepare to feel the pain again, because today we have another wretched example. And now, some more OAFEry:ATFC '16 - … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, March 24

The OAFEnet Email Update is worthless. Or maybe it's priceless. One or the other. We can never keep those straight. Make up your own mind on the matter!

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #10

After all of the poor luck with locating the Holiday Season's exclusives at Walmart Yo turned me on to the Jabba's Playset still available on Walmart's website by which I then found the Green Lantern 5-pack. So with a little … Continue reading

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