Monthly Archives: April 2016

Beasts of the Mesozoic: Raptor series

Hey! Dinosaurs! Technically these are 1:6 scale (meaning they're sized for 12" figures), but as you can see if you look at the actual Kickstarter, they look pretty cool next to 1:12 and 1:18 figures, too! The only downside is … Continue reading

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, April 28

We may be a bunch of Beckies, but the OAFEnet Email Update does not have good hair.

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Who's made the most Alien figures?

Today, NECA had something interesting to say on Twitter: In 37 years of ALIEN no one has ever come close to building the collection & universe that we have assembled here https://t.co/YaIH3BNCWa — NECA (@NECA_TOYS) April 27, 2016 And now, … Continue reading

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Happy Aliens Day!

Chosen for the planetoid LV-426, today is a day to celebrate all things Alien. Diamond Select is having a contest where you can win an Alien prize pack, including Minimates, banks and other DST Aliens merch. Post your Aliens Minimates … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 04/27

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

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Soon Forget: Homemade Heroes

In today's review of the Amazing Heroes Blank Slate figure, yo said that while other companies have made similar things in the past (a company called Spherewerx, for instance, seems to trade almost exclusively on this idea, with their "Create … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #288 - Nebula & Sakaar Soldier

#288 - Nebula/Sakaar Trooper And now, some more OAFEry:What the heck is going on at Target? Rustin's Spoils of the Week #179 Rustin's Spoils of the Week #143 Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora addendum Has he lost his mind? Can … Continue reading

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The bricks are alive at this day to testify it

Tomorrow is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's (assumed) death, and Lego is honoring the man in style:

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OAFEnet Email Update for Thursday, April 21

You and the OAFEnet Email Update are all on the same team (but you'll have to provide your own uniforms).

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I seem to recognize your face - Robert Picardo

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces pointing out odd action figures of unlikely actors. People known more as character actors than action stars, and thus unlikely candidates for plastic representation. Our honoree … Continue reading

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