Monthly Archives: July 2013

SDCC 2013 - Day 4: Saturday 7/20

What a morning - I walked in to see nothing but an "End of Line" sign at the Hasbro ticket distribution table. I was able to walk right up and get a ticket with absolutely zero wait! Before I left … Continue reading

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SDCC 2013 - Day 3: Friday 7/19

Today I had an epiphany. It's nothing terrible ground-shaking but it was that simple precipice between saying something and meaning it. The toy exclusives have ruined Comic Con. And now, some more OAFEry:Movie Masters Superman vs. Zod addendum Hasbro being … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #109 - Magneto & Mystique

#109 - Magneto/Mystique Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with … Continue reading

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SDCC 2013 - Day 2: Thursday 7/18

The first day, proper, of the Con began not dissimilar to the previous one. I'd misjudged my arrival time and between a late departure and a rockin' hunt for parking I made it to the Convention Center at about 9:00am … Continue reading

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GI Joe Retaliation goes low-tech

In honor of us finally returning to reviewing GI Joe toys you can buy in a store (in the form of Retaliation Lady Jaye), here's an 8-bit/Nintendo-style version of Retaliation, if it were a videogame: Fun! Makes me want to … Continue reading

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SDCC 2013 - Day 1: Wednesday 7/17

This was the roughest start to the Comic-Con International in San Diego I've yet to endure. The previous nine days I was working on the east the coast and only returned home Wednesday morning at 12:00am. Surprisingly, twelve hours was … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, July 18

Hello? Is there anybody out there? Just nod if you can hear me. It's the OAFEnet Email Update. So, because we booked Rustin in the worst motel we could find in San Diego, he has no internet access. So his … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #103

Well, as you may have noticed I tend to buy a lot of stuff. I also have nothing but the best on intentions when it comes to reviewing it all, in fact Spoils of the Week was partly born out … Continue reading

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Transformers Fan-Built-Bot revealed

Here's a Hasbro press release, pared down to the actual news: San Diego, CA – July 18, 2013 – [...] Hasbro announced the result of the first "Fan Built Bot Poll." Hosted earlier in the year, the poll asked fans … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic-Con 2013

July 17th - 21st, 2013

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