Monthly Archives: August 2011

A stop-motion Minimates M.A.X. video

This was created by Diamond Select Toys: Love the "Rescue Heroes" style names for them, too. Most of those figures come from the Minimates MAX box set, but with the second firefighter replaced by one of the upcoming Search & … Continue reading

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Transformers: Legends Class Megatron review

Hasbro's toylines seem to have a real problem with "phantom" series: series that are solicited for the end of a line, but never show up because nobody but online retailers wants to order them. It's been particularly bad with the … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 08/31

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

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Minimate Mini-Review #24 - Guy Gardner & Kilowog

#24 - Guy Gardner/Kilowog And now, some more OAFEry:A Super Awkward Thanksgiving Mattel's SDCC exclusives revealed Rustin's Spoils of the Week #106 Here's to Sam Elliott! Flippin' Through Previews - September '09

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Help create new toy terminology

Hello, readers! We have a challenge for you today.

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, August 25

Happy birthday to the OAFEnet Email Update! Okay, it's not actually the anniversary of the OEU - that'd be September 10. But this week marked the end of our ninth year of being OAFES, and the beginning of the tenth. … Continue reading

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American McGee's Strawberry Shortcake

On April 14, 2003, Penny Arcade ran a comic titled "Tart As a Double Entendre": Seeing the new McFarlane "Twisted Land of Oz" toys got us thinking about American McGee's Oz, about which fairly little is known. We do, however, … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #30

And we're back! Last time we looked at a big chunk of mess'a non-exclusive haul from SDCC so this week we'll look at the the other half of stuff I racked up (that didn't end up in my parents' attic). … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 08/24

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

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Hasbro grabs a new trademark - but what for?

A few days ago, Hasbro applied for a new trademark, "UNIT:E." And whatever it is, it seems like they want to use it on everything: Toys, games and playthings, namely, toy action figures and accessories for use therewith toy vehicles … Continue reading

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